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Nut Roast


This Nut Roast is absolutely gorgeous. I have made it ready for Christmas but it was all I could do not to pick at it. The taste is just like a lovely herb stuffing.

I cheated for lunch and had a BOL Keralan Coconut Curry which I bought last week and it was delicious. Tonight I am also cheating by having some pizza, I very rarely have pizza but found a Goodfella's Vegan one with Falafel, the picture on the front of the box does look rather yummy. I will team the pizza with some long stemmed broccoli and other veg to balance out the meal.

Happy cooking to you all. :)

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Hi Alicia and clever you, this looks totally delicious and its healthy.

I think that you've got will power so don't think its cheating having a coconut curry and enjoy your pizza tonight, I love falafels and keep a stock in my freezer. 😀

crazyfitnessStar in reply to Jerry

Thank you Jerry and it tastes delicious, that's me sorted for Christmas Day. :)

That pot of curry was just the right amount and delicious, I'd recommend them to anyone. I'm looking forward to the pizza and I also love falafels and a good idea to keep a stock in the freezer. I need to use some things out of the freezer so we have room - think I may have overdone it on the one pot meals. ;)


That looks lovely, how delicious. I have seen the Goodfellows Vegan Pizza - it does look really nice. I have got a healthy tea today, as I am on a little bit of a diet, I got a little carried away with the desserts : > - I will blame Jerry for adding swedish glaze to the blackcurrant vegan cheesecake : >

I've just cut it into 4 and put it in the freezer of course some fell off and I just had to eat it🤪, oh boy it tastes delicious.

Well mine certainly isn't healthy but that Jerry is incorrigible🤣🤣

Kitten-whiskersAdministrator in reply to crazyfitness

I bet that was lovely, hope u enjoyed your pizza

It certainly was and the pizza was good as well. I enjoyed my lunch but unfortunately it didn't like me as I've had bad tummy pain all evening. At least I know not to buy it again.

Kitten-whiskersAdministrator in reply to crazyfitness

Oh no, do you know what it was in the pizza that upset your tummy?

Hope you feel better soon 🤗

Think it was what I had at lunchtime not the pizza. It's better now than it was thank goodness.

Kitten-whiskersAdministrator in reply to crazyfitness

So glad it's passing and your feeling g better xx

Thank you 😀

Kitten-whiskersAdministrator in reply to crazyfitness


Hey you can blame me but you can’t beat a good pudding...😀

crazyfitnessStar in reply to Jerry


Kitten-whiskersAdministrator in reply to Jerry

So true Jerry e specially in the winter. I just love that vegan gluten free iced fruit cake in Costa,I have resisted it so far : )


You’re organised. It does look delicious. You will now have more time at Christmas to play with your grandchildren 😀

crazyfitnessStar in reply to Agoodenough

Thank you Ali I'm not very organised with the Christmas list though😂😂. Yes definitely have time to play with the grandchildren. 😀

My local Tesco stocks a vegan and GF pizza by Kirstys. Its plain so I add extra toppings but its very nice and it's soo handy to have in the freezer for times when you just don't have time to prepare something more nutritional 👍😁

crazyfitnessStar in reply to GoGo_JoJo

That's really handy and totally agree that they are so handy to have in the freezer when you've run out of time. :)

Hi Alicia the nut roast looks fabulous! I am on a mission to find the best one for Christmas so would love to try yours if you have the time to post or send me the recipe or a link to it. Btw I have tried some of the others you sent recently and they were all good! Thanks xx

crazyfitnessStar in reply to Jens58

Hi there Jens58 , yes of course I' the recipe on here, it's delicious and the second time I've made it.

I'll post it some time today/tomorrow.

Glad you like the other recipes.😀

Jens58 in reply to crazyfitness

Thank you x

crazyfitnessStar in reply to Jens58

You are welcome x

crazyfitnessStar in reply to Jens58

Hi Jen, here is the recipe

Vegan Nut Roast

The chopped nuts in this recipe should be left in small pieces, about the size of peppercorns - don’t be tempted to mill them to a powder. If you’ve bought whole or broken nuts, either chop them (carefully!) with a large kitchen knife or put them in a bag and bash them with a rolling pin to get them down to size. This give the nut roast a lovely crunchy, crumbly texture.

Serves 3-4


• 200g (8 oz.) chopped mixed nuts

• 1 onion, chopped

• 1 green pepper, chopped

• 1 stick of celery, chopped

• 1 grated carrot

• 2oz. (50g) sliced mushrooms

• 2oz. (50g) breadcrumbs

• 25g (1 oz.) plain wholemeal flour

• 125ml (5 fl. oz.) vegetable stock

• 1 tablespoon mixed herbs

• 1 tablespoon vegetable oil


1. Preheat the oven to Gas Mark 5 / 375°F / 190°C.

2. Heat the vegetable oil in a pan and fry the onion for a few minutes.

3. Add pepper, celery and mushrooms and fry for 2 minutes.

4. Add the grated carrot and fry for one more minute.

5. Remove from the heat, add the flour and stir. Add vegetable stock, nuts, breadcrumbs, mixed herbs and a little salt and pepper.

6. Grease the inside of a loaf tin. Put the mixture into the tin, pressing it down with a spoon.

7. Bake for around 35 minutes.

It's a fabulous recipe, well I think it is, so you should really enjoy it.

Happy cooking. :)

Thanks so much , I can’t wait to try it.

crazyfitnessStar in reply to Jens58

You are welcome and it's a fab recipe and so easy to make - bonus:)

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