Slowcooked mushroom and butter beans with steamed artichokes and roast potatoes (GF)

Good evening (to those in the Southern Hemisphere!) lovely humans. I hope all has been well. I have been a little absent from this platform for awhile as my husband and I have been on a much-needed getaway amongst the ups and downs of the IVF journey. Oh, did I also mention that I have a giant essay worth half the semester’s marks. I thought I’d pop on here and post the recipe for this slowcooked butter beans stew which we had with some steamed organic artichokes and roast rosemary potato.

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Zucchini and mushroom “frittata” (GF)

If there is one thing I miss since transitioning to a plantbased lifestyle, it is eggs. I used to justify the consumption of eggs as ok if they were “organic and free-range” however my more ethical and vegan-educated mind now knows that eggs are still eggs. I used to always make a large tray of frittatas or quiches up to last a few days for lunches and now I can make eggless versions thanks to the existence of chickpea aka besan flour.

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Potato nachos with smokey beans and cashew mozzarella (GF)

Hands up who used to (or still does ☺) love a giant serve of nachos- the dense and heavy type loaded with salty crunchy corn chips, jarred salsa, greasy melted dairy cheese and then topped with sour cream…. me! But I wouldn’t touch that stuff with a ten foot pole if I had the chance now that I know the true values of the food and what they do to my body when I consume it. Fast forward a few wise years and here is a much more nourishing version that does not require a food coma afterwards!

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