Oven Baked Pakoras – Spicy, oil-free & Vegan

Oil-free Oven Baked Pakoras – hold all the flavour with none of the grease. This recipe is low in fat using no oil, gluten free and vegan. No deep frying… These oil-free oven baked pakoras are my most popular … Read more Oven Baked Pakoras – Spicy, oil-free & Vegan

Maltese ravioli – Veganized & Oil free – no tools required

Homemade Maltese Ravioli. Soft pillowy pasta around a ricotta parsley filling smothered in lush thick tomato sauce. So easy to make.

Vegan Lentil Pizza – gluten, oil-free & healthy

I’ve been fascinated by uttapam for a long time. Uttapam is a Southern Indian gluten free fermented pizza made from urad dal and rice. The last time I ate this it got me thinking… Could I make an Italian … Read more Vegan Lentil Pizza – gluten, oil-free & healthy

What is the best way to make baked falafel? (The Verdict)

Until this post I’ve never made proper falafel before! There I’ve said it! It seemed crazy trying to come up with my own falafel recipe if I hadn’t actually made anyone else’s ever. I searched for great oil free falafel recipes, which only used traditional ingredients and they seemed quite difficult to find.

So I decided to try converting two popular falafel recipes to baked to find what I was looking for….

Creamy Oil & Dairy Free Korma Curry (Vegan)

Korma is one of my favourite curries.  Normally it is quite rich, but this Creamy Oil & Dairy Free Korma Curry is vegan (of course) and lighter and lower in fat than usual, using just enough coconut cream, cashews and … Read more Creamy Oil & Dairy Free Korma Curry (Vegan)

Mango Passion Fruit Cake (Vegan & Low Fat)

The other day we watched Rebecca Pawsey make a mango cake on her YouTube channel.  It just looked so easy and so delicious.  The recipe had come from the wonderful blog Blend With Spices and we just had to make … Read more Mango Passion Fruit Cake (Vegan & Low Fat)

Spicy Ethiopian Burgers – Gluten free & oil-free

I am seriously addicted to Ethiopian Red Lentil Stew.  And I’ve been looking at different ways I could use the Berbere spice blend which is the base of this stew in new ways.  That’s how these Spicy Ethiopian Burgers were … Read more Spicy Ethiopian Burgers – Gluten free & oil-free

Vegan Italian Meatballs – Oil free & Gluten free

Herby Vegan Meatball bliss. Full of herbs, beans, nuts & rice. Delicious smothered in tomato sauce on a bed of spaghetti!

One Pot Barley, Pumpkin & Mushroom Risotto

Barley is so underrated.  It’s not as sexy as rice, quinoa or any number of other grains, but it’s so versatile and hearty and incredibly budget friendly.  In this simple One Pot Barley, Pumpkin & Mushroom Risotto recipe I … Read more One Pot Barley, Pumpkin & Mushroom Risotto

Sage & Onion Chickpea Stuffing Balls (Vegan & Gluten Free)

gluten free, low fat alternatives to traditional stuffing maintain the juiciness and taste of normal bread based stuffings, thanks to the addition of apple sauce and chestnuts.