Stuffed Halloween Squash

When I saw these little squash in Whole Foods (yeah I know, but they weren’t even expensive!), I couldn’t help but be seduced by their cute, Halloweenish charm. So, I got work inventing this really yummy dish: it’s 100% vegetables, but it’s so exciting and different, that any vegetarian or vegan will love you foerver if…

Splendid sweet potato & pesto lasagne

Y’all know I love a good lasagne,  but this one here might be my favourite yet. Sweet potato is one of my most beloved ingredients, and it makes this lasagne really hearty and unctious. Caramelised bright orange sweet potato, layered with garlicky tomato sauce, satisfying wholewheat pasta, and a creamy and fragant pesto white sauce….

Faster wholemeal garlic and coriander naan breads

Sometimes you need naan, especially on the side of a delicious curry. Naan bread is usually made with yoghurt or milk, as well as clarified butter. This one takes out the animal products and adds some lovely wholemeal flour in for extra fibre. It is subtley spiced with ground coriander, and gently brushed with garlic oil…

Happy, healthy apple crumble

This is what Sunday afternoons are made for. Apple crumble is one of my favourite comfort foods, and this one gives delicious sweet, nutty crunchiness, with just a spot of healthy fat, and zero refined sugar. It happens to be gluten free as well, although I have no problem with gluten. You can swap the…

Spiced orange crownies

Hey gang! We recently had a baking contest/coffee morning at work for Macmillan Cancer Support, and my competitive side led me to create these cookie-brownie orange spiced bites of deliciousness. I normally try to avoid refined sugar- even brown- in my bakes, but given that I knew I’d be competing against chocolate, butter, and cream…