Lemon and Cumin Potato Salad

Vegan potato salad

Potato salad without mayonnaise? I was sceptical when I first came across the concept, but the flavours work well enough together that you don’t miss the mayo, I promise! This recipe is very budget-friendly, as potatoes, onions and cumin are all very cheap. Lemons and fresh parsley may be slightly more expensive, but parsley is easy to grow and you can use bottled lemon juice if you need to.   [Read more…]

Simple Gluten Free Buckwheat Bread

Gluten free fermented buckwheat bread2

Since I’ve been eating a gluten free diet, I’ve avoided gluten free substitutes, as they’re usually full of ingredients that don’t fit my definition of real food. I tend to focus on eating lots of fruit and veggies, meat and healthy fats, and haven’t really missed the bread and pasta and other grain-based foods. Until now, that is.

Recently I came across a recipe for fermented buckwheat bread on Facebook. Instead of the usual list of ingredients, this recipe only used two – buckwheat and water, so I decided to give it a go. Plus I had a bag of buckwheat in the pantry that needed to be used up.  [Read more…]

Roasted Curried Cauliflower

Roasted curried cauliflower

I love roasting veggies – it just brings out the flavours and makes them super-delicious. All of my life I thought I hated Brussels sprouts until I tried roasting them and now they are one of my favourite vegetables.

My favourite side dish at the moment is roasted curried cauliflower. Cauliflower is cheap at the moment, and comes up beautifully with curry powder. Roasted cauliflower makes an easy side dish and any leftovers can be added to salads. [Read more…]

Eggs and Veggies – A Simple Breakfast

Eggs and veggies breakfast

Lately I’ve been trying to get some veggies in at every meal. This is easy to do for lunch and dinner, but breakfast can be a bit of a challenge. Sometimes I have a green smoothie, but if I’m feeling like something more substantial, I whip up a pan of eggs and veggies. [Read more…]

Grapefruit and Berry Green Smoothie

grapefruit-berry-green-smoothie

Lately I have been drinking green smoothies as part of my breakfast. This one is my current favourite, because it’s not too sweet and the grapefruit makes it nice and tangy. Plus the vitamin C helps with iron absorption from the greens. [Read more…]