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Mexican Black Bean Rice with Spicy Sausage. Vegan. Gluten-Free.

In today’s post, I’m sharing a recipe for a savoury rice dish that’s simple to prepare, budget-friendly and ready in just 35 minutes. It’s been a big hit with my family and I hope you enjoy it too!

The inspiration for this dish was a picture that caught my eye in last month’s Vegan Life magazine for Arroz Con No-Pollo (a veganized version of the traditional chicken rice dish). Continue reading

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Indian-Spiced Cauliflower Soup with Onion Bhaji Sprinkles

For me, soups are one of the best cold-weather comfort foods. They’re warming, satisfying and leave me feeling amazing on the inside. They’re also simple to prepare. Only basic chopping skills are required to create a delicious soup!

The recipe I’m sharing today is a recent creation which has quickly become a family favourite. With its golden hues, warming spices and creamy texture, this soup is just perfect for the Autumn season. It’s very filling, so can easily be served as a main meal. It’s super cheap too. The ingredients cost a total of £3.06, which equates to just 77p per portion. Bargain!

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Seared Polenta – Vegan Life Issue 12

Have you tried polenta? I absolutely love the stuff! I love its texture and versatility. Plus it’s super cheap, so perfect for budget-friendly meals.

Seared Polenta with Colourful Salad Leaves, Hempseeds and Hummus

Since I’m such a fan of polenta, I  was really excited to see it featured in the January/February Issue of Vegan Life magazine

Vegan Life Issue 12

In my experience, polenta is incredibly easy to make from scratch, providing you use the right kind of cornmeal. Continue reading

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