Chickpea tofu protein power bowl

This is a great make ahead meal, it can be stored for 2 days in the fridge before being combined into a delicious meal. This has 20g of protein from the combo of tofu, peas, and chickpeas, which when served with garlicy lemony cavolo nero is lick your chopstick addictively fantastic. Ingredients: makes one bowl…

Tofu soy salad bowl

Light salad lunches are great, even greater when lightly dressed with soy, chilli flakes, and some extra-firm tofu for protein. Ingredients: serves 1 1/2 block extra-firm tofu 1/2 tsp smoked paprika 1/3 iceburg lettuce shredded 2 handfuls of spinach 1 tbsp soy sauce 1/4 tsp chilli flakes What to do: To prep the tofu: Once pressed,…

Vegan 20 minute Thai green curry

Cooking to me has always involved starting from scratch. I think this notion comes from mother who (regardless of how complex the dish) always began with a set of raw ingredients. This meant that a Thai curry night involved a trip out to source lemon grass, chillies, spices etc… Being a student I’ve discovered, is…

30 minute vegan pizza recipe

People are always horrified amazed when I say I don’t eat pizza, but then I go on to explain that it’s not pizza I have a problem with, it’s the soggy, greasy, cheese laden things that dominate the UK takeaway scene. Proper crispy pizza laden with roasted veggies is one of my favourite things, and (as…

Aromatic cinnamon saffron rice, butternut squash, and chilli salmon

By the time it gets to dinner who really has the energy to spend hours cooking away and pottering around the kitchen? That’s where this meal comes in, simple, fast (ready in about 30 minutes) and so so delicious. Ingredients: serves 3 hungry people (aka 2 runners and a rower) 6 Salmon fillets (you can usually buy…

Post run recovery porridge

When you finish a run, especially something long, it’s vital you refuel your body so it can recover and get stronger for your next training session. When I finish a run (anywhere between 4-10km) I’m usually hungry but not feeling a large meal. It’s important to replenish carbs and also try incorporate some healthy fats…

Asian inspired crunchy cucumber salad

This is a super quick vegan salad that works as a light lunch or a side. Serves one (it is easy to scale up, just eyeball the proportions) You will need: Half a cucumber* (peeled into noodles, this takes about 5-10 mins to do) 2 tbsp sesame seeds 1 tbsp soy 1 tbsp walnut oil…