Today I have a lovely guest post for you about amazing green deliciousness by Veronica from Healthsomeness. Veronica’s site is an awesome resource of nutrition, fitness and general well-being. The site has various articles on diet, healthy foods, dietary myths, plus a very helpful Healthy Food Finder tool, which shows you the nutritional information of fruits, greens, veggies and grains, and helps you to compare the nutritional profiles of different foods. And my favourite part: the enormous Smoothie Recipe collection. Simply amazing! …
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Simple and budget-friendly aubergine and bean stew.
This vegan aubergine and bean stew makes a great, filling meal. It’s a healthy, high carb, oil-free and very satisfying dish, which happens to be also cheap and super easy to make. All you’ll need to do to make this simple dish is dice some vegetables, and sauté them in a perfectly spiced broth. Your kitchen is going to smell AMAZING….
Delicious vegan shepherd’s pie with sweet potatoes and veggies cooked in red wine sauce + vegan wine giveaway!
Some may say shepherd’s pie is a classic autumn/winter food, but I refuse to believe those people. Shepherd’s pies are awesome comfort food anytime of the year! What not to love in those hearty vegetables with a spicy red wine and tomato sauce, topped with fluffy mashed sweet potatoes. Right? It’s all baked to bubbly, flavourful perfection to impress any non-vegans. This vegan shepherd’s pie is so delightful, nutritious and satisfying you definitely won’t miss the meat! Though it’s not a 10-minute recipe, it’s still pretty easy to make, plus you don’t have a lot of work with it. It also freezes well, so you can cook a big portion of it and freeze in individual small portions….
Beetroot hummus and roasted lemony broccolini baguette slices make a great, quick appetiser.
The rich, creamy and earthy beet hummus and the mild sweetness of broccolini goes just perfectly with the crispy bread. This here is again a ridiculously simple recipe, but it’s so delicious, I had to share with you. Just spread the pretty pink creamy hummus on a crispy slice of baguette and top with roasted, peppery and lemony broccolini and voila, you get these protein and iron-rich, tasty little bites. They make a great, quick, oil-free vegan appetiser or snack, or a filling side for a big bowl of green salad. This recipe is perfect for parties, picnics, grab and goes and any other reason you can think of. Vibrant pinks, greens and yellows in a bite, everybody will love this recipe!
Over 250 stunning cheap & easy vegan meal ideas. All recipes are budget-friendly, no-fuss, quick and simple to make, and very very delicious!
I think most people can go along with the ideology of veganism. Nobody wants to cause suffer and pain, nobody wants to hurt animals, nobody wants to mistreat and enslave another living beings. Most people are true animal lovers, and have dogs and cats who are their family members. Most people probably also agree that from a dietary or nutritional standpoint a vegan diet is pretty beneficial. You know… veggies…. and stuff. And most people also care about the environment. We try to reduce our plastic usage as much as possible, we recycle and don’t run the water while brushing our teeth. We love to see the fair trade and cruelty free signs on products, and we don’t wear fur. Of course. Veganism sounds great, it really does. But it’s sooooo DIFFICULT in real life….
One-pot asparagus and spinach gnocchi for a quick vegan meal.
This one-pot asparagus and spinach gnocchi is a lovely seasonal dish, which is full of flavours and textures. Filling and satisfying potato balls are covered with a creamy spinach sauce, crunchy asparagus, sweet green peas and fresh cilantro, then it’s all topped with tangy lime and orange zest for an extra flavour burst. It’s also super easy (one-pot) and quick (15 minutes) to make, so it’s just perfect for a ridiculously simple weeknight dinner. And it’s also healthy. Easy to eat your greens when you’ve got delicious gnocchi dishes like this….