Meals in under 30 minutes

When you’re out of time and patience or just plain busy, a person’s gotta do what a person’s gotta do to get food in their belly quickly! Have a look at these quick meals to help you.

One-Pot Vegan Tikka Masala

One-Pot Vegan Tikka Masala

Who doesn’t love a good vegan or vegetarian tikka masala recipe? This rich tasty mild curry, featuring chickpeas (garbanzo beans) and tender aubergine (eggplant), comes together in half an hour and is completely restaurant or entertaining-worthy. Serve your yummy vegan tikka masala with fluffy basmati […]

Peri Peri Sauce

Peri Peri Sauce

This spicy thick tangy sauce is both vegan and whole 30 compliant. Roasted red peppers, ground black pepper, chili pepper, smoked hot paprika and a handful of other ingredients are all you’ll need for this easy sauce. Adjust the heat to suit your preference and […]

Chickpea Spinach Curry (Chana Palak Masala)

Chickpea Spinach Curry (Chana Palak Masala)

This incredibly tasty, healthy, filling, vegan, and cheap-to-make chickpea spinach curry, can be made in less than half an hour. It easily doubles up to feed a crowd, or to simply save you cooking another meal a different day. Tender chickpeas in a tomato-onion gravy […]

Light Lemon Lentil Soup with Indian Flavours

Light Lemon Lentil Soup with Indian Flavours

I’m not cray-cray about lentil soup. It’s boring. But I tried this light brothy flavourful lentil soup full of zing from loads of lemon juice, in an Indian restaurant in Valencia years ago. Probably about 8 years ago. And I would still think about it […]

Tortilla Pizza with White Bean Purée, Tomatoes & Rocket (Vegan)

Tortilla Pizza with White Bean Purée, Tomatoes & Rocket (Vegan)

I do love a good pizza – who doesn’t? But I don’t love the majority of pizza delivery places in Spain (think limp, soggy, cardboard-like pizza), or shelling out at least ten bucks on frozen pizzas for the entire family. To say nothing of the […]

Easy Asian Vegetable Stir Fry with Noodles

Easy Asian Vegetable Stir Fry with Noodles

Nothing ticks my comfort food box like an easy Asian vegetable stir fry with noodles.  Tender vegetables and al-dente noodles covered with just the right amount of thick tasty tangy sauce…I’m getting hungry just thinking about it. A super-satisfying and vegan easy weeknight dinner dish. […]

5-Minute Masala Sandwich

5-Minute Masala Sandwich

This recipe is so easy and quick, that quite frankly I’m embarrassed to be calling it a recipe at all. Be warned, 5-minute masala sandwich can be utterly addictive and completely deceiving in its simplicity. The toasted bread, crunchy on the outside and soft on […]

Fried Spaghetti with Cheddar, Tomatoes and Onions

Fried Spaghetti with Cheddar, Tomatoes and Onions

First off let me say that while my fried spaghetti with cheddar, tomatoes, and onions is UNBELIEVABLY easy, quick and tasty, it is definitely not a “healthy” vegetarian recipe. The word “fried” has pretty much left no doubt. It is a comfort food recipe first. […]

Fresh Green Sauce for Pasta

Fresh Green Sauce for Pasta

I know. It doesn’t sound good. Fresh green sauce for pasta? Why, is the hulk coming for dinner? But I promise you, not only is this incredibly quick sauce healthy as heck, it’s also really tasty. PROMISE. Even my kids wolfed it down (although I […]

10-minute Sicilian Pesto Courgetti

10-minute Sicilian Pesto Courgetti

This ten-minute vegan, low-carb, inexpensive and gluten-free Sicilian (or Trapanese) pesto courgetti is no doubt the easiest healthiest thing you’ll make this week. Traditionally Trapanese pesto is made using a mortar and pestle, the crushing action releasing more flavour from the ingredients than is possible […]

Spicy Indian Tomato Soup (Shorba)

Spicy Indian Tomato Soup (Shorba)

Looking for a quick-low calorie spicy tomato soup? Then you NEED to try tamatar shorba. A tasty spiced vegan tomato broth that comes together in just fifteen minutes! It’s also vegan and vegetarian whole 30 compliant if you skip the small amount of sugar added. […]