This is a refreshing summer salad perfect for a picnic or barbecue. I usually serve it with a spicy sirloin steak and thin-cut chips.
These marinated veggies are delicious party nibbles, or you can use them as part of a salad. You can also add olives or cubed feta cheese to this recipe for even more flavour.
Another sweet and savoury Italian salad, perfect for when oranges are in season. The sweet orange combines beautifully with the savoury flavours, a delicious yin and yang for the taste buds.
These little kebab skewers are beautiful. I made them here to have with drinks, but they can be made as a starter or barbecue side dish. Made a day ahead so that the marinade is best!
A salty, sweet and spicy marinade made with orange juice, soy sauce, ginger, dried chillies and sesame oil is used to make this baked tofu dish. Serve as a starter, or as a main with stir-fried broccoli and jasmine rice.
Tequila, garlic and lime give portobello mushrooms a delicious Latin American kick. Serve these as a side to barbecued meats, or as part of a vegetarian barbecue.
Delicious sushi nori rolls that look great too. Impress your friends!
A steaming-hot baked potato makes perfect comfort food, and doesn't need lashings of butter and cheese to be delicious. This tasty vegetarian filling combines marinated mushrooms and courgettes, and there are 2 more satisfying fillings to choose from – tuna and sweetcorn, and roasted garlic and tomato.
This colourful medley of roast peppers taste fantastic. They are marinated in a mixture of garlic, balsamic vinegar, olive oil and herbs. Perfect served as an appetiser or starter with crusty bread.
A really simple but tasty starter that is sure to impress. Enjoy the leftover, drained vodka in a bloody Mary!
The meatiest of veggie burgers. Serve on a fresh crusty roll with garlic-infused mayonnaise.
An exciting layered salad combining crisp vegetables flavoured with fresh herbs, noodles and marinated grilled tofu. The tofu is best prepared several hours in advance as longer marinating will enhance the flavour.
Protein-rich tofu comes with a Thai salsa flavoured with chilli, coconut cream and lime.
This is a very inviting Italian starter, superbly easy to make, and a real crowd-pleaser. Serve with crusty bread.
Goat's cheese is a good source of protein and calcium, but has a lower fat content than many traditional cheeses. In this recipe it is marinated for an hour before grilled on toast - delicious!
Paper-thin slices of cucumber are marinated in yoghurt, garlic, lemon juice and dill. For best results, prepare this delicious Mediterranean-style starter a day before to maximize the flavour.
Here's an idea for drinks with friends, or a delicious and healthy snack! Easy and quick to prepare, this recipe has already conquered my mates. Your turn!
Just because you need to leave it to marinade overnight - don't miss out on this simply fantastic mix of summer flavours! Try it! It goes well with some goats cheese and garlic flat bread. It's even good tossed with some leftover pasta.
Looking for a vegetarian barbecue? Portobello mushrooms are your answer! These meaty mushrooms are great served on top of crusty bread. Melt cheese over them and top with wild rocket for a filling meal.
Mushrooms are marinated for an hour in a blend of olive oil, lemon juice and herbs. These are then lightly sauteed with tomatoes and lentils for a healthy and nutritious vegan side dish or meal.