Vegan Raw Chocolate-Carob Swiss Roll Roly Poly Log

With Thanksgiving round the corner, it’s time to start getting cosy round the hearth, and reach out for the comfort foods – without getting to comfy round the girth, I hope ! This is a totally irresistible chocolate log, though I chose to use carob in this instance, which I thoroughly recommend because of its amazing flavour when incorporated in this way. It’s another of those raw desserts that’s right up there, rubbing shoulders with […]

Luscious Lime & Bean Guacamole

This guacamole was born from one missing avocado at the eleventh hour yesterday, but you know sometimes a mishap can be converted into something quite beautiful. This rich protein-packed dip is smooth and, frankly, delicious – this was confirmed by the gusto of our guests. We are now seriously addicted to this version, and here is the recipe for your delight. Great with crudités, on my crunchy flax crackers (recipe to follow soon), on bread, […]

Raw Cream Of Rucola & Parsley Pesto With Sundried Tomatoes & Zucchini Spaghetti

This really is most, most magnificent in taste and texture, quite apart from its health benefits, which are a huge bonus to this delight. In summer I love cooking raw at least once a week, enjoying a mixture of raw food and non-raw foods only slightly heated up to below 115ºC so that they retain their nutrients and enzymes. I cannot tolerate food without flavour, and I set myself a challenge (something I cannot resist) to […]

Stuffed Mediterranean Loaf – Super Mouthwatering Treat

I stuffed a loaf with my Giardiniera recipe last year, but since I had run out of my giardiniera, I made this delicious delight with the contents of my fridge – and it was truly one of the best snacks I’ve had in my life !  It is such a treat, crunchy on the outside and full of colour, with contrasting texture and wonderful tastes on the inside – one bite and your bought, sold, […]

Middle Eastern Tahini Salad

This wonderful salad goes well with just about every Middle Eastern dish. It’s rich in flavour, very appetizing, and is one of my favorites of its kind.  To spice it up, you can also add chopped hot pepper.  You can serve this along side any veggie burger, with falafel, accompanied by hot pita bread.  It’s a great one to serve up for guests, and also fantastic as an accompaniment to vegan BBQs. INGREDIENTS 2 tomatoes, […]

Beaming Sunshine Energy Salad

A powerhouse of nutrients, beaming with colour – this appetizing salad is what I treated myself to today.  I needed a ‘pick-me-up’, and wanted art in my plate, so this is was what I composed.  Garnish with raw sesame seeds or hemp seeds.  Buy organic whenever possible.   Makes 1 large portion or 2 side plate portions INGREDIENTS 2 slices sweet cantaloupe melon, chopped into squares 1 spring onion (scallion/green onion), chopped (mine was rather […]

Wild Rice Salad

Serves 4 This salad has far too many benefits to mention here – suffice it to say, its ingredients are highly nutritious, the taste is sublime, and it won’t be an effort to indulge. This recipe features in my book ‘Mouthwatering Vegan’ and I wanted to gift it to you to enjoy a good hearty and delicious salad from my book.  Bon Appetit ! INGREDIENTS 1 cup mixed rice, wild red and black, boiled and […]

Raw Apricot Nectar & Cinnamon Powered Smoothie

A delightful smoothie filled with a powerhouse of ingredients –  ideal for breakfast – and filled with super rich nutrients to increase your wellness and balance your system. Delicious, healthy, smooth & rich – a great treat for your system ! It’s an entire meal in itself – if you’re on a weight loss mission, this will keep you going for hours on end, because the chia seeds give your system the feeling of fullness, […]

Orange & Chocolate Cheesecake With A Fruit & Hazelnut Crust (No Bake)

One of the most more-ish non-bake desserts ever.  The key to the success of this dessert is good quality chocolate, and to refrigerate it overnight.  It’s an impressively delicious masterpiece – easy to make, and won’t disappoint.  Great to serve to non-vegans who won’t believe such decadence and deliciousness is even possible.  Moist and smooth in the mouth with it’s wonderfully contrasting texture at the base, although the base is surprisingly moist, and almost slightly […]

My Tutti Frutti Pesto & Quinoa Citrus Salad

This is an incredible salad – a powerball of superfoods.  It’s best served slightly warm or at room temperature is  best and it’s a hearty salad for the autumn, winter and spring months – it is full of rainbow colours, vitality and has a wonderful aroma and texture.  The taste is sublime and you will want to make this again.  If you have extra left, refrigerate it and place it in an airtight container, but […]