Chickpea and kale salad

This roasted chickpea and kale salad with a simple tahini dressing is a surprisingly substantial meal. Even the fussiest eater in my household agrees.

Warm brussels sprout, broccoli and grape salad

This warm salad is inspired by a side dish I ate at a restaurant while on holiday in New York. After all these years, I still think of it – and when I can go back to enjoy it again.

Vegan tuna salad

Tuna is another one of those foods that can make life easier. Adding it to a salad makes the salad worth eating and ups the ante on your protein intake (because a life without protein is a very sad one indeed).

This fishless tuna (funa) is really simple to make and tastes like canned tuna in brine. A lot of people like to make vegan tuna out of sunflower seeds or chickpeas, but I get the best result using a combination of the two.