Lauren Lovatt

Lauren Lovatt is the creator of Plant Academy a new culinary school in East London London, and is a Plant Based chef and Entrepreneur.

Her passion for plants led her to open a vegan and gluten restaurant in the cotswolds which she ran for some years before continuing her training in LA at Matthew Kenney Culinary. For Many years Lauren has hosted plant based dining experiences, taught Professional chefs plant based food from fundamentals and fermentation to advanced fine dining.

She is a Princes Trust Entrepreneur with her concept Feed your Mind Candy - inspiring better mental health through food alongside running her Plant Academy, teaching for Leith’s, offering recipe development and freelance food consultancy

Lauren’s food is all about using Natural ingredients Elevated. Using elements of surprise and sprinkles of superfoods around a base of local and wild ingredients this holistic and creative nature makes her her food delicious, unique and mesmerising.

 

Posts by this contributor

Dulce de Leche Seed Bars

Salted caramel bars, laced with seeds and Udo’s greens to power you though the day!

Hidden Greens Chocolate & Caramel Tart

Crunchy pastry, sweet caramel, and hidden greens ganache. The perfect treat with an afternoon tea or after dinner dessert.

Summer Festival Feast - Sweet Potato Curry and Chilli Slaw

This totally tasty curry is the ultimate summer feast, it reminds me of sunny days in the festival fields and is laced with hearty and flavoursome ingredients served with fluffy rice and a zingy slaw. 

Buckwheat Flatbreads with Udo's Hummus and Seasonal Greens

These flatbreads are great for a lovely lunch or picnic on a sunny day with seasonal vegetables and creamy Udo’s Ultimate Oil Blend hummus.

Overnight Oats with Beyond Greens and Udo’s Oil Granola

These overnight oats are laced with great things; Udo’s Beyond Greens within the oats and a wonderfully crispy granola painted with Udo’s Ultimate Oil Blend. Enjoy with fresh fruit and plant-based yoghurt in any season. 

Ceremonial Hot Chocolate with Udos Oil

This is magical and intense chocolate shot to bring your dreams to life. With a tahini base, whole cacao nibs and the addition of Udo’s Ultimate Oil Blend for a rich and totally indulgent drink.

Bulletproof Matcha with Udo’s Greens

This Matcha will out a spring in your step any time of day with the nutrient boosting addition of Udo’s Beyond greens this drink is not only good for your body and mind but enjoyable to make and drink as the bright green ice cubes melt and infuse your bulletproof milk

Fermented Chocolate Cheesecake

This chocolate cheesecake contains many surprises. Firstly, it is fermented for extra flavour and instead of using salt, we use miso, then for an extra boost, enjoy Udo’s greens and extra vegetables in the base, so  you really can have your cake and eat it! 

Cashew Cheese and Crackers

These cheeses are a great way to enjoy fermented foods with three different cheeses, fermented vegetables, and crunchy Udo’s crackers. You can try just one cheese at a time if you have not made plant-based cheeses before, but this is a great place to start. 

Courgette Cannelloni with Lemon Ricotta

This courgette cannelloni is simple yet effective with a fresh tomato salsa, Udos lemon Ricotta and fresh herbs. A wonderful summer treat for lunch! 

Smoked Rosemary Potatoes with Fermented Hot Sauce & Sour Cream

These potatoes always go down a treat for friends and family with a Peruvian inspired spice rub, plus they  are so simple to make! Made totally moorish and tantalisingly tasty with our Udos sour cream and salsa!  

Chia Pudding, Fermented Fruit & Coriander Granola

Chia pudding is a great breakfast staple, as a source of plant-based omegas and a great way to hydrate.  Chia seeds prepared in this way are good for your gut and in this recipe the fermented fruit adds a probiotic boost with the granola adding that all important crunch. 

Udos Probiotic Smoothies

These probiotic smoothies are a wonderful way to start the day and depending on your mood or the seasonal fruits you have available, enjoy bright and tasty ways to enjoy Udo’s probiotics in a different way. 

Udo’s Cultured Cashews Yoghurt

Udo’s probiotics are a great source of good bacteria that can be used to naturally ferment foods. This cultured yoghurt is a great example of how to use them to make this delicious creamy plant-based yoghurt  that can be used in so many ways. 

Udos Caramel Shortbread

This simply delicious caramel shortbread tastes incredible and incorporates Udo's Choice Beyond Greens and Ultimate Oil Blend

Beyond Green Crackers with Vibrant Dips

Udo's Choice Beyond Green Crackers, with 3 vibrant Ultimate Oil dips; Sour Cream, Pesto and Pea Hummus

Beyond Greens Latte

Get a refreshing supercharged start to your day with our Udo’s Choice Beyond Greens Latte

Chickpea Farinata with a Honey Mustard Dressing

Farinata is a type of thin, unleavened pancake made from chickpea flour. It originated in Genoa and later became a typical food of the Ligurian Sea coast coast.

It’s super tasty and super east to make…