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Super simple 4 ingredient toffee apples

Toffee apples and seasonal eating

The chilly nights are well and truly here! And whether you love it or hate it, Bonfire Night will soon be here too. Not only have supermarkets been fully stocked up over the past few weeks on plastic decorations, cheap polyester costumes and plastic-wrapped sweets for Halloween, it’s now the turn of everyone’s childhood favourite:

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Make your own gingerbread skeletons!

Iced gingerbread skeletons

What better way to kick off the holiday season than with gingerbread! Personally the few times I’ve ever made biscuits they’ve never kept their shape, but with this recipe I had no problem! Plus they tasted really great (though I do admit I added a little extra ginger as I can’t get enough of the

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Really easy 4 ingredient wraps

Wraps

I shared this recipe on Instagram & Facebook after making up a batch one evening and was surprised by how many people hadn’t realised just how easy they are to make so I’m sharing it here on the blog for future reference for everybody. You need minimal equipment and absolutely no cooking skills to make

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A quick & easy guide to making your own bread

Man holding bread

Making your own bread is really easy and can cut lots of plastic wrappers out of your life if you normally buy it from a supermarket. When you’re used to popping to the shop to buy bread, making your own can seem like a far too time consuming task, but when you consider the time

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How to make popcorn

Popcorn

I have a confession to make – I love crisps. Crisps are such a serious addiction for me and I crave them a lot. Not even fancy flavours, just your basic ready salted crisps. But crisps come in that foil-plastic material which can’t be recycled and so I’ve been trying to curb my habit, and

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6 ways to eat quinoa

Quinoa

We love quinoa. It’s such a nutritious little grain, and thanks to our supplier Hodmedod, eating it supports British farmers rather than taking an essential food source away from communities in Peru. We often use it as a substitute for rice, or in salads but there are lots of ways to eat quinoa, even for

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Chilli sin carne recipe

Chilli

Serves 6 Ingredients: 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 4/5 cloves of garlic 1 medium/large onion 1 large red pepper 6 medium white cap mushrooms 1 pack frozen vegan Quorn/free from mince (approx. 450g) 400g dry kidney beans, cooked/tinned, rinsed 400g dry black beans, cooked/tinned, rinsed 1 cup red lentils 1 tin chopped tomatoes 400g

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How to meal prep

Vegetables and knife

Let’s be honest; how many times have we all started the day with the purest of intentions, only for life to happen and for that cheap ready-meal or take away to look so much more appealing? Fortunately for us, even on the longest of days, we can still eat well and help save the planet

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Easy vegan chocolate cake – recipe

chocolate cake

This a really easy and vegan-friendly chocolate cake which you can cook in your microwave for a speedy chocolate fix, or in your oven if you’re more patient than I am… Note: this recipe uses cups which is 240ml Dry ingredients: 3/4 cup self-raising flour 1/2 cup golden granulated sugar 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1

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How to cook dried chickpeas

Using dried chickpeas takes a little bit of preparation compared to grabbing a tin, but you’re rewarded with far better tasting chickpeas. Make up a big batch and use in lots of different things, from curries to hummus and falafel. They’re even great roasted for snacking and freeze well so you can keep them on

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