Chocolate and Boysenberry Vegan Cake

Whizz til smooth: 2 cups of cashews (allow to soak in water for a few hours, then drain)½ cup coconut oil 1 tin of coconut cream1/2 cup honey (or sugar to make it vegan) Halve the mixture and in one half add: freeze dried boysenberries and mix until smooth. In the second half add 1/2…

Vegan Thai Red Curry

To make: In a large fry pan saute until onion translucent 2 chopped onions lots of garlic, diced Olive oil grated ginger (fresh) 1 packet of Thai red curry (of your choice) Add: 1 large tin of coconut cream 3 carrots grated 3 courgettes grated 4 cups of precooked or tinned haricot beans (or similar)…

Eggplant vegetarian 'mince'

To make: In a fry pan put: lots of garlic diced 2 onions diced olive oil Lightly pan fry until onion is translucent Add: 1 eggplant grated 2 courgettes grated 3 cups of beans of your choice 2 tsps of Italian mix herbs 1 tsps of smoked paprika 2 tsps of nutritional yeast 4 carrots…

Instant Baked Beans

Baked beans! Perfect hot breakfast for a chilly morning. So easy the kids can make it! Much healthier than the tinned versions and just as easy to make. To make in a pot heat: 2 tins of any beans in spring water 1 jar of passatta sauce or tinned tomatoes 50 grams of butter (I…

Slow Cooked Baked Beans

Homemade Baked Beans. This is super easy and cheap to make. The whole batch cost about $8.00 to make and easily makes the equivalent of 7 1/2 tins. This recipe is a cheaper and healthier option then a tin of baked beans, which contain around 8 tsps of added sugar per tin! Cook 3 cups…

Low Carb Sourdough

For those that want bread but prefer eating low carb (for whatever reason) or just like a dense, high fibre, nutty loaf. To make: In a large bowl put: 1 cup ground linseeds 1 cup ground almonds 1 cup ground walnuts 1 cup ground sunflower seeds 1/2 cup tapioca flour 1 cup psyillium husk 4…

Vegan Diets: a beginners guide

Vegan diets have become a popular way of eating in recent years. People choose to be vegan for many reasons, environment, animal cruelty, health and weight loss. There is a lot of research that supports a plant based diet for improved health and reduced risk of heart disease, strokes and type 2 diabetes. But a…

Pumpkin Fritters

Pumpkin Fritters A great way to get a good helping of veggies in! These are easy to freestyle so go nuts and adapt to suit your tastes and what’s in your pantry! To make in a bowl put: 1 cup mashed pumpkin (cooked) 1 tsp nutritional yeast 1 cup of chopped silver beet 1 large…

Stir fry with broccoli 'rice' & cashews

Leftover roast beef stir fried with broccoli ‘rice’, purple cabbage and topped with roasted cashews and spring onions. To make: Chop 1 onion and garlic. Cook in hot fry pan with oil (I used sesame for flavour). Chop leftover meat or make it vegetarian and add beans. Add to pan. Chop 4 courgettes. Add to…

Thai Flavoured Chickpea meatless balls

We are trying to eat more legumes, mainly because they are cheap, but also healthy! These have a very strong flavour you wouldn’t even know they’re made from leftover lentils and chickpeas ☺ How to make: With a food processor or whizz stick Whizz: 2 cups of fresh coriander 3 cups legumes (we used lentils…