Tag: vegetarian

Tomato Salsa

It is so easy to make fresh tomato salsa, which you can enjoy as a dip, or serve alongside salads, steamed vegetables or other dishes. While fresh ripe tomatoes will taste best you could use tinned tomatoes and add a teaspoon of maple syrup for sweetness. Optional Additions: Cucumber, bell peppers, parsley, oregano, olive oil, […]

Cucumber with Kale Pesto

Ingredients: Kale Pesto: 2 cups of de-ribbed kale leaves ¼ cup raw sunflower seeds ½ cup of cold pressed olive oil ½ teaspoon of unrefined sea salt 1 clove of garlic Juice of one lemon Cucumber spaghetti 1 large cucumber OPTIONAL: Nutritional yeast flakes – sprinkle on top just before serving. Also use whatever nuts or seeds […]

Baked Amaranth with Beets

I got some fresh organic beets—which usually I would use for salads or juice,  but today I wanted something warm. The cupboard was a little bare but I had amaranth and thought to combine both beets and amaranth and bake them. This little experiment resulted in a dish I will definitely make again. The result: delicious, mildly sweet and totally satisfying. […]

Banana Crumble

A sweet solution, and an easy recipe for when you have too many ripe bananas. Ingredients: 4 ripe bananas 100 grams of oat flakes 1 tablespoon of tahini ½ cup of flaked almonds (walnuts or other nuts, seeds)—Use any nuts or seeds you have or omit if you prefer. 1 level teaspoon of ground cinnamon 1 […]

Sweet Potato Cream Sauce

Sweet potatoes are nutritious and delicious. They are packed with beta-carotene, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory nutrients. Due to their B6, potassium and magnesium content they may help to calm an upset stomach. Sweet potatoes also help to cleanse the digestive tract by soaking up toxins.  Serves 2-4 Ingredients 350gms of sweet potato, chopped into medium-sized chunks […]

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 […]