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Welcome! Here you will find plant-based versions of traditional and classic recipes. All recipes have been tried and tested by my Scottish family and are ideal for everyone from vegans, vegetarians, plant-based diets, flexitarians, pescatarians, to meat-free Monday advocates. What you see here is what we eat. Happy Cooking.

A close up of slow cooker spicy peanut soup in bowl with brown rim, bread to side, silver spoon.

Slow Cooker Spicy Peanut, Black Bean and Potato Soup

This vegan spicy peanut, potato and black bean soup can be prepared simply in the slow cooker or stove top. The aromas that are produced by this appetite stimulating soup are just amazing. This hearty, wholesome soup is the perfect welcome to arrive home to especially after those long busy days. This post contains Amazon …

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Green bean casserole on blue and white stripe tea towel, with plate to side.

Vegan Green Bean Casserole (Creamy Mushroom Sauce)

This delicious vegan green bean casserole features fresh green beans cooked in a creamy, savoury, rustic mushroom sauce, and topped with a crispy, golden, crumbly, nutty, herby and cheesy topping. This casserole is perfect for a Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner side but is also good enough to be the star of the show. One bite …

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Two white enamel bowls of Irish vegan corn beef and cabbage stew, with plate of soda bread, cutlery and small cup, green polka dot background.

Vegan Irish Corned Beef and Cabbage Stew (Tempeh With Rustic Veggies)

This post contains Amazon affiliate ad links. Refer to full disclosure. Vegan Irish corned beef and cabbage stew ( tempeh with rustic veggies) is an adaption of a traditional Irish-American meal that was developed by Irish immigrants to North America. This recipe is a tasty, fun, nutritious rustic dish that is perfect to enjoy as …

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Two bowls of oatmeal leek broth on tray, with green flower tea towel, green and white celtic cross to side, white jug of cream to side, shamrock background.

Vegan Traditional Irish Leek and Oatmeal Broth (Brotchan Roi)

Vegan traditional Irish leek and oatmeal broth is a humble soup simply prepared with a few classic ingredients but is full or flavour and plant-powered nutrition. This recipe is perfect for tasty, quick and easy family lunches, as part of a light dinner, or as a starter. A mug of this broth is also ideal …

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Two bowls of spaghetti Bolognese, with sprinkle of nutritional yeast, wedge of her bread, silver fork and red check tea towel.

Slow Cooker Green Lentil Spaghetti Bolognese (Vegan)

Slow cooker green lentil vegan spaghetti Bolognese is perfect for those busy days when you need an easily prepared family meal that is full of flavour and nutrition. Based on the classic Bolognese sauce this dish features green lentils cooked in a deliciously flavoured tomato based sauce full of fresh veggies. Serve with whole-wheat spaghetti …

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three bowls of black bean chilli with quinoa sitting on red check tea towel.

Slow Cooker Black Bean Chilli Sin Carne (With Fluffy Quinoa)

Slow cooker black bean chilli is perfect for busy families needing flavour-packed meals that are also easy to prepare and stuffed full of plant-based nutrition. This chilli is suitable for everyone especially vegans, plant-based dieters, vegetarians and gluten-free. Simply chuck in all the ingredients and leave for 4 hours to cook in the slow cooker …

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a white bowl with black rim filled with Mexican rice and bean casserole, red-white check tablecloth, and small bowl of guacamole to side, and small bowl of avocados to side.

Vegan Mexican Rice And Bean Casserole (Cheesy Nacho Topping)

Vegan Mexican rice and bean casserole is a quick and easy midweek meal that will quickly become a family favourite. Packed full of savoury flavours and plant-powered nutrition. Also perfect for plant-based diets, vegetarian, and gluten-free meals. This casserole can be prepared in one-pot with just simple, everyday ingredients. Black beans, kidney beans, and rice …

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Two bowls of chickpea soup with small pan of cashews, lemon wedge to side, naan breads, all placed on grey tray.

Tamarind Chickpea Soup (sweet, sour, spicy, so savoury!)

Tamarind chickpea soup is so full of amazing sweet, sour, spicy and super savoury flavours. It only takes 45 minutes to have a delicious and nutritious pot of tamarind chickpea soup ready to go. Garnished with toasted crispy cashews and finished off with a swirl of vegan cream or scoop of vegan yogurt for the …

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Vegan Scottish Shortbread Biscuits (Traditional Cookies)

Vegan Scottish shortbread biscuits are deliciously crisp, sweet, and buttery. A pile of these wee crunchy gems can be ready to enjoy in just 45 minutes or less. For an elegant dessert serve a few of these shortbread biscuits with a chilled chocolate pudding and a garnish of fresh strawberries. Or simply enjoy with a …

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