Category: Vegan, Vegetarian

Salad Dressings

Make your own salad dressings A vinaigrette is a blend of vinegar with oil. This is a quick and easy classic salad dressing. A ratio of 3 to 1, oil to vinegar is a good rule of thumb to follow. There is a wide variety of oils  to choose from, the following are the ones I […]

Chilli Cucumber Salsa

Ingredients: 1 cucumber 1 chilli pepper 1 sweet orange pepper 1 green pepper 1 sweet red pepper 3 tablespoons of olive oil 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar 1 cup of rocket leaves 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder 1 clove of garlic Directions: Peel the cucumber, cut into small pieces and place a in food processor […]

3 Bean Chilli

Serve this easy to make, 3 bean chilli with brown rice, boiled millet or other whole grain. It is also good served with sweet potato flatbreads.  Improvise, use whatever beans you have, add other vegetables and adjust the seasoning to your liking. Ingredients: 2 cups water 1 cup of chopped onion 1 green/red bell pepper, seeded and […]

Vegan Pizza

Cauliflower Pizza Crust Ingredients: 2 cups of grated cauliflower 3⁄4 cup almond meal 2 tbsp of chia seeds mixed with 6 tbsp of water and set aside (acts as binder) A pinch of unrefined sea salt 1 teaspoon of garlic powder 1 teaspoon of dried Italian herbs Directions: Preheat the oven to 180°C. Finely  grate the […]

Sweet Potato Flatbread

Ingredients: 2 med or 1 lg boiled/steamed sweet potato 2 cups spelt flour 1/2 tsp sea salt 1 level tsp ground cumin or cinnamon (optional) Directions: Mash the sweet potato in a large mixing bowl. Mix spelt flour with seasoning and slowly combine with mashed sweet potato until you have a soft  moist dough that is […]

Pumpkin Seed Pate

Ingredients: 250 g pumpkin seeds — best pre-soaked overnight 50 ml olive oil 60 ml water 1 clove of garlic ¼ tsp of turmeric powder 2 tbsp of miso paste 2 tbsp of lemon juice ½ tsp unrefined sea salt Directions: Cover the pumpkin seeds with filtered water, add a little unrefined sea salt or […]

Protein Balls

These are rich and make a filling tasty snack when on the go or a healthy treat. They freeze well, or keep in the fridge for up to 6  days. Makes 12 balls. Ingredients: ½ cup of almonds ½ cup of pumpkin seeds ¼ cup of walnuts ¼ cup of sesame seeds ¼ cup of chia seeds […]

Chia Seed Pudding

Chia seed pudding is a good option for breakfast or as a delicious healthy dessert. On their own, chia seeds are almost tasteless, which makes them very versatile in terms of flavour. However, some people just do not like the look (frog spawn) or texture (slimy) in which case you might try blending the mix […]