A take on Ella’s sweet potato brownies

I love vegan food. We know that. Another thing I really, really love is chocolate. I think we know that too. Who doesn’t? So I had to find a recipe that is indulgent, yet guilt-free. I stumbled across Deliciously Ella’s recipe and put my own twist on it, like a true cook. Ingredients 2 sweet potatoes…

Creamy mushroom and asparagus vegan pasta

A new world is upon me! I discovered cashew-based sauces and nothing will ever be the same. Was I sceptical about this? Yes. Was I proven wrong by how good, deliciously creamy and cheese-like the sauce turned out? 100%. Without further ado, here’s how to turn your ‘cheesy’ dreams into a vegan reality. Ingredients Your favourite…

Chickpeas and sweet potato curry

As a busy London bee, working full-time and wanting to keep on top of my healthy vegan meals, one-pot recipes are my favourite! Mess-free, stress-free and ready in 30 mins max, depending on your chopping skills! I’ve been cooking this almost weekly and it’s a hit among my friends! I’m very excited to share how STUPID easy it…

Make meat a treat, I dare you!

Some of you would’ve noticed on my Instagram account (@mariasurcel) that I have a clear preference for plant-based meals. I love fruit and vegetables, I am fascinated by spices and herbs and clean eating is a way of life for me. I’m not perfect though, chocolate is my Achilles’ heel (isn’t everyone’s?) and will succumb…

My go-to weekday healthy breakfasts

I enjoy a balanced lifestyle of healthy, nutritious meals with a side of indulgent treats. Whatever I eat – I try to make it appealing, fun and super flavoursome.

Spiced apple and blueberries oatmeal

Happy New Year, everybody! Hope you’re sticking to your resolutions and are ready to rock 2016. Tomorrow starts another work year and I think it deserves a warm, nutritious and delicious boost. This is my favourite breakfast oatmeal recipe, which I personalise depending on the season with different fruit and flavours. This is what you will…

Roasted pumpkin, garlic and chili soup

As the sun softens its glow and the leaves begin to colour in warm, autumnal tones, my favourite season starts. And with it, it brings flavours and comfort food that can only be appreciated on a chilly October evening. Today, I am sharing this nutritious, 3-ingredient soup, that will warm you up and fill you…