Cream of Cauliflower SoupBy Ann GaffneyLiquidize the soup in batches in a high-speed blender. Wipe out the pan. Return the blended soup to the pan to reheat.Eggplant PolpettoneBy Ann GaffneyLooking for veggie substitute for meatballs? Eggplant polpettone are for you! They can be used in any meatball recipe.Sauteed Rainbow ChardBy Ann GaffneyMeanwhile, prep the chard. Pull the tender leaves away from the stems and set them aside in a salad spinner. Thinly slice the stems. Set aside.Pan Glazed TofuBy Ann GaffneyPan glazed tofu is my new fave. It gives plain tofu a richness of flavor I hardly thought possible. Kale Braised with White WineBy Ann GaffneyIt’s hard to think of sturdy, healthy kale as a festive dish but Kale braised in white wine is simply delicious. Cooked this way, this healthy, nutritious green is a far cry from the rough way it often gets treated in the kitchen, overcooked, underseasoned, and underloved. Not here!My Roasted Brussels SproutsBy Ann GaffneyAdd EVOO to a large bowl. Tip in the halved Brussels sprouts and quartered shallots. Sprinkle with salt. With your hands mix the vegetables together with the oil until coated.Basic Roasted CauilflowerBy Ann GaffneyAdd the olive oil to a large bowl. Tip in the prepared cauliflower, sprinkle with salt. Using your hands, toss the cauliflower florets in the oil until covered in a thin film of oil. Honey Roasted FigsBy Ann GaffneyIn the dish, arrange the figs cut side up in a single layer. Drizzle the honey over the figs. Add the water. Sprinkle the tops of the figs with the sugar. Creamy Broccoli SoupBy Ann GaffneyAdd the frozen broccoli. Cook stirring until it starts to defrost. Add the Lima beans. Cook 1 minute. Add just enough stock to cover the veggies. Cover and cook 10-15 mins Scallion GremolataBy Ann GaffneyChop together the scallions, parsley, and lemon zest. When roughly chopped, sprinkle with sea salt and keep chopping until the herbs are medium-fine. Add the olive oil.Summer Veggie SpaghettiBy Ann GaffneyIn my experience, the water comes to a boil in about 20 minutes. By that time the sauce for your summer veggie spaghetti will be nearly finished. It’s fast!Quick Napa Cabbage SlawBy Ann GaffneyQuick Napa cabbage slaw is well, quick. It comes together in no time. The secret sauce is literally the vegan hummus-based dressing. Try itCrunchy Daikon Radish SaladBy Ann GaffneyThis easy, crunchy daikon radish salad is tossed with a toasty sesame vinaigrette. It is the perfect light summer side for all manner of grilled foodsGrilled Halloumi SaladBy Ann GaffneyA favorite quick lunch of mine involves slices of grilled halloumi cheese over a mess of greens. I get bored by bagged greens, so like to trawl the market to make my own mixJapanese Curry Noodle SoupBy Ann GaffneyJapanese curry noodle soup is a personal favorite. It is low-heat spicy, and manages to be both warming and soothing. Real comfort food.Vegan Creamy Cashew Curry SauceBy Ann GaffneyThis vegan creamy cashew curry sauce works wonderfully with all kinds of foods from chicken breasts and firm tofu to peas and lentils. It freezes well and quickly jazzes up weeknight dinners.