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more Easter…

Montezuma’s vegan Easter range includes dark cheeky bunnies, a dark eco egg and this year they have a beautiful 100% cocoa egg with buttons and a large egg with peanut butter truffle mini eggs! See them here.

Carrot, Coriander and Ginger Soup

This is such a bright and flavourful recipe, it would make a good addition to a festive meal!

Ingredients (for four):
a little olive oil
8 carrots, scraped and chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1 stick of celery, chopped
1 small potato, diced small
2 inch square of fresh ginger, peeled and cut up
1 tablespoon of dried coriander (you could use fresh but it will make the soup go a bit green/brown in colour)
6 or 7 cloves of garlic, crushed or sliced (or even thrown in whole)
a handful of cashew nuts
water as needed
seasalt to taste

In a large pan, fry off the onion, carrot and celery until softened. Add the potato, ginger, coriander, garlic and nuts and cover with water. Bring to the boil and turn down to a simmer for about 20 minutes or until all vegetables are tender. Add salt to taste and then blend it all up! Delicious ūüôā

Chocolate Ginger Mousse

For four people, blend up: 2 ripe avocados, 3 bananas, an inch or so block of fresh peeled ginger and 1 or 2 tablespoons of cocoa (or cacao if you would like to keep this totally raw).

That’s it! It’s rich and creamy and surprisingly good for you ūüôā

Optional variants: add the grated rind of an orange, or exchange the ginger for a little chilli, fresh or dried.


Don’t miss our Vegan Christmas page!

And how about some luxury chocolate indulgence from Hotel Chocolat? 
The All Dark Collection!

A Library of Chocolate!

Montezuma’s, a company that has provided vegans with completely delicious chocolate¬†since we went vegan over 20 years ago, has some lovely gift ideas this year! There’s truffles and buttons and gift bags and even a library, yes a library, of chocolate! Go see!

a little more Christmas

Holland and Barrett have a gorgeous selection of dairy free Christmas goodies in store and online here.

Cranberry & Orange Tiffin Mini Bites and Mini Iced Fruit Cake Bites from the Co-op (click photo for bigger image):

Don’t miss our Vegan Advent Page and our main section of Christmas recipes and gifts!

more Christmas chocolate!

This year hotel Chocolate have produced¬†this gorgeous Yule Log! It’s 70% dark chocolate praline with almonds and hazelnuts…

There’s some other sweet things going on there too, see them all in the vegan section of their site:


And‚Ķ don’t forget the amazing All Dark Collection

The All Dark Collection!

And¬†don’t miss our own Vegan Christmas page!

Cute Halloween Chocolate for Vegans!

From Hotel Chocolat:

The Yumpkin

Wingston the Bat

Tiddly Vampires!

Dark Chocolate Vegan Halloween Treats from Montezuma’s

And for the adults…
The All Dark Collection!

And this delicious Black Forest Gateau Bar


And for handing out to Trick or Treaters? Swizzels Lovehearts are vegan! Also vegan are their Parma Violets, Rainbow Drops, Fizzers and their Lovehearts Candy Lipsticks.