All hail the potato! Spiced Potato, Chili and Sliced Greens Soup (VG, GF, Oil-Free)

Many vegans will back me up here, if not all of them. Potatoes are the food of the gods. You can make anything you want out of them from delicious chips to breakfast rosti, to a beautiful saag aloo; potatoes have your back, they can do it all. There are actually a surprising number of health benefits associated with potatoes: they’re alkalising and anti-inflammatory which … Continue reading All hail the potato! Spiced Potato, Chili and Sliced Greens Soup (VG, GF, Oil-Free)

Lightning fast and ultra easy Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry (VG, GF, Oil-Free)

“What’s this? A post? How quaint!” I hear you cry! Yes indeed it has been a couple of weeks since our last post. But you will find no apologies here. Much like Andreea mentioned in her post, Lockdown #3 has taken a toll and recently I haven’t felt much like blogging… getting out of bed… anything really. However I managed to get my feet on … Continue reading Lightning fast and ultra easy Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry (VG, GF, Oil-Free)

#NewYearNewLockdown – Mushroom and Tofu Curry (VG, GF, oil-free option)

And it’s January 2021 – it feels strange to say ‘Happy New Year’, as the past year has taught us to be cautious and vigilant. I will however be cautiously optimistic and wish you all a better 2021. I hope this year gets better and brighter for us as we go into spring and as vaccines are being rolled out across the world. We started … Continue reading #NewYearNewLockdown – Mushroom and Tofu Curry (VG, GF, oil-free option)

Look ma, no oil! All purpose healthy vegan ‘cheese’ sauce (VG, GF, Oil-Free)

Happy Holidays Y’all! It’s Xmas eve which means I’m going to keep this one short and sweet. We make a ton of different dishes (as you’ve seen), many of which involve some form of cheese sauce, and as you know from my previous sauce post, I’m a fan of a quick and easy go-to that’s healthy, delicious and thrown into the blender last minute. We … Continue reading Look ma, no oil! All purpose healthy vegan ‘cheese’ sauce (VG, GF, Oil-Free)

Chris’ Slap-Up Ultimate Vegan Cottage / Shepherd’s Pie (VG, GF Option, Oil-Free)

I have wanted to make this for a LONG TIME. For anyone who doesn’t know – traditionally in the UK we have 2 very famous national dishes (with a very important distinction that some Brits will fight you over). A cottage pie. which is made with beef, and a shepherd’s pie which is made with lamb – sorry to break that to you F.R.I.E.N.D.S. I … Continue reading Chris’ Slap-Up Ultimate Vegan Cottage / Shepherd’s Pie (VG, GF Option, Oil-Free)

All-purpose spicy tomato sauce (VG, GF)

As you can tell by now, I’m a firm believer that I’m always busy. I’m not, obviously. But the mind is a powerful thing and if you believe you are always busy then it becomes a little bit of a self-fulfilling prophecy. Thus, I become busy. So one of the things I try to do often is find little time savers that help trim some … Continue reading All-purpose spicy tomato sauce (VG, GF)

7 ingredients in our vegan kitchen I could not live without

Hello friends and not-yet-friends and welcome to my first SnugVegans blog post, that’s basically an actual blog post and not just off on a jaunt into the world or cooking something. I’ve been asked by a few people at times what are the KEY ingredients I can never be without when I’m cooking, and I’m never really sure what to answer because it’s kinda’ the … Continue reading 7 ingredients in our vegan kitchen I could not live without

“Sarmale de Post la Slow-Cooker”: Slow-Cooked Romanian Cabbage Rolls (VG, GF, Oil-Free Option)

Anyone who knows me knows how much I love Romania. There’s just something wonderful about just about everything that country has to offer. The people are friendly, funny and fiercely intelligent, both countryside and city center have something spectacular to offer and of course… there’s the food. Ever since I travelled to Romania for the first time way back in April 2016 I have been … Continue reading “Sarmale de Post la Slow-Cooker”: Slow-Cooked Romanian Cabbage Rolls (VG, GF, Oil-Free Option)

I hope you don’t think this is too cheesy! Delectable, healthy vegan Mac and Ch*ese (VG, GF option, Oil-Free)

Mac & Cheese is a classic. One of the all time greats when it comes to yummy comfort food during the winter… or any season for that matter. You just can’t go wrong with it. My only problem with Mac & Cheese though, besides the obvious inclusion of animal products, is that it’s just so unhealthy. Yes of course there are times where we don’t … Continue reading I hope you don’t think this is too cheesy! Delectable, healthy vegan Mac and Ch*ese (VG, GF option, Oil-Free)

Is it good? No it’s wonderFu’! Simple Scrambled Tofu (VG, GF, Oil-Free)

Listen up fancy hotels and restaurant chains! I’m sick to the back teeth of constantly saying “aaaaand… what do you have on the breakfast menu that’s plant based?” and being answered with: “Oh we have some tomatoes… and maybe even a flat mushroom!” “I would offer you the hash browns, but they’re fried with the bacon” “Eggs are vegan right?” There are so many amazing … Continue reading Is it good? No it’s wonderFu’! Simple Scrambled Tofu (VG, GF, Oil-Free)