Chickpeas and Quinoa

Vegan dinner inspo! In a fry pan heat: Precooked Quinoa and tinned chickpeas cooked inHalf a jar of passatta sauce1 red onion, dicedGarlicOlive oil1 tbsp nutritional yeast2 tsps of smoked paprikaSalt and pepper1 tsp of Tamari½ cup fresh chives Cook until no sauce is leftAdd blanched green beansDiced red capsicumFresh basil. Stir through and serve…

Meatless Balls

Vegetarian meat(less)balls I just threw ingredients in the food processor. Whizzed til smoothish. Rolled in balls in flour and pan fried in olive oil. Ingredients:2 tins of cannellini beans, drained400 grams mushrooms1/4 cup sundried tomatoes2 tsps smoked paprika1 tbsp nutritional yeast,Salt, pepper,chilli to taste3 tbsp pasta sauce2 tsps lemon juice2 tsps dried oregano2 cups cooked…

Roast Ginger and Honey Marinated Pork Ribs with Pumpkin

Roast Ginger and Honey Marinated Pork Ribs with pumpkin To make the marinade: Whizz 1 tbsp honey, 3 tbsp peanut oil, lots of garlic, large piece of fresh ginger and pepper. Pour on meat and vegetables so evenly spread. Bake in oven on 180 for about 25 minutes. To the right s a picture of…

Pea and Ham Soup

To make pork broth: Buy pork roast or chops with bones in. Cook and eat. Put leftover bones in slow cooker, fill with 1.5 to 2 litres of water, 1 – 2 capfuls of apple cider vinegar and ¼ tsp salt. Cook on low for 8 to 12 hours. To make the soup: Boil: 2…

Pumpkin and Lentil Soup

To make: In the slow cooker put: 2 litres of stock or broth 8 carrots chopped ½ a pumpkin peeled and chopped 5 tbsp olive oil 5 tbsp curry powder or similar 4 cups of split red lentils Garlic 2 onions chopped Salt, pepper and chilli to taste Cook in the slow cooker for around…

Leek And Potato Soup

In a large pot put: 25 grams of butter or olive oil 2 tbsp nutritional yeast salt and pepper to taste 1 leek chopped 5 celery sticks chopped Cook until leeks and celery are soft. Meanwhile in another pot: Boil 5 to 6 medium sized potatoes until cooked. When potatoes are cooked: Add: two tins…

Tamarilo Chutney

To Make: In a pot put: 1 red onion diced 1 tsp of butter or olive oil. Cook until onion translucent. Add: 15 (ish) medium sized tamarilo’s, 2 tsps of molasses 2 tsps lemon juice salt and pepper (to taste) 1/4 cup water Cook until sauce is thick and tamarilo’s are soft (about ten minutes)…

How to Make Delicious Soup in three easy steps

Soups are perfect for those cold winter days and can be made in advance, chucked in the slow cooker so dinner is ready when you get home and frozen for those days when you can’t be arsed cooking but need instant food. Making Broth as a starter for all soups is a fab and cheap…

Gluten Free Pastry made with legumes

To make: In the whizzer, whizz til a smoothish dough 2 tin of chickpeas/cannelini beans or kidney beans, drained 2 cloves of garlic 1 tsp dry mustard 4 heaped tbsps of gf flour (I used a gf bread mix) 80 grams of butter – make it df and use a df butter substitute or lard…

Mini Mince & Cheese Pies

To make: In the whizzer, whizz til a smoothish dough 1 tin of chickpeas drained 2 cloves of garlic 1/2 tsp dry mustard 2 heaped tbsps of gf flour (I used a gf bread mix) 50 grams of butter salt and pepper to taste 50 grams of cheese 2 tsps of baking powder Take a…