Sweet Potato Pies

Puff pastry is one of those things that I will never make from scratch. I just simply don’t have the patience. And since there are so many healthier puff pastries on the market these days, I don’t mind buying them. I usually have a few packs of vegan whole wheat puff pastry in my freezer. Ready to be used for a quick Sunday breakfast roll or a delicious picnic bite. These spiced sweet potato pies…

Creamy mushroom pasta

This is a perfect vegetarian recipe for meat eaters. It’s creamy, cheesy and meaty, but there’s no cream, cheese or meat in it whatsoever. This pasta dish is packed with flavour and is easy to make. A perfect meatless Monday recipe to have in your repertoire. Ingredients: (4 people)   400 gr. Pasta of choice 500 gr. Mixed fresh mushrooms , chopped 20 gr. Dried mushrooms (preferably porcini) 2 small onions, finely chopped 1 garlic…

Red lentil soup with beetroot and spices

This is the ultimate comforting winter soup. I make it whenever I feel a bit under the weather. The ginger, garlic and chilli flakes are my weapons of choice when it comes to battling the flu. I make a large pot and eat it two or three days in a row. Ingredients: 300 grams red lentils 4 medium red beets 2 carrots 4 medium potatoes 100 grams green beans 1 small fennel 2 tablespoons tomato…

15 minute zucchini pesto pasta. Vegan!

Whenever you are looking for a quick dinner fix that never fails to impress or satisfy anyone, try this one. This pasta doesn’t require much cooking. The only thing that needs to be cooked is the pasta itself. It’s as comforting as it is nutritious. You got your greens and raw veg in there. Let’s do this. Ingredients:   200-250 grams pasta (tagliatelle works best for this one) 1 large zucchini 4 tablespoons sunflower seeds…

Crêpes parcels with egg and seasonal mushrooms

This is my, slightly healthier, version of the French classic. I have made it for years for our long weekend breakfast hangouts. Perfect for Sundays. When breakfasts tend to stretch into lunches. The variations for the fillings are endless. All kinds of cheeses, roasted veggies, onions and even bacon if you are not a vegetarian.   If you are making two to four parcels, there will be batter left. I love to cook up a…