Sauces + dressings

vegan fush cakes

Vegan Crabby Patties

Or you could call them vegan fush cakes, chickpea patties …. Topped with a tartare sauce they’re pretty convincing. Be sure to have the nori in them for that seaside taste. Cooking chickpeas from scratch is super easy and I think you get a way better result. They’re plumper and more buttery. Follow the steps […]

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How to build a delicious Buddha bowl

Creating a Buddha bowl is perfect for those times when you can’t be bothered cooking let alone following a recipe. It’s more like assembling small parts and creating a symphony. There’s not always a fixed destination in mind. All I know is that my favourite tastes & textures end up in one place covered in […]

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satay sauce

Satay sauce for bowls, noddles and so much more

A quick satay sauce recipe is sooo handy for those moments when you want something super tasty that doesn’t take a lot of fuss. It’s perfect for an Asian style bowl or over roast pumpkin & noodles. Or even a bowl of steamed cauliflower. Delicious! This is not a low fat recipe. In fact quite […]

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spanishpotatosalad (Small)

Spanish Potato Salad

Seriously, who doesn’t love potato salad? Pair this low fat plant-based version up with a lettuce salad and you have an easy vegan family meal. Plus with no oil in the dressing and just a little coconut yoghurt per serve I’d consider this a healthy vegan recipe. With a couple of potentially new ingredients in […]

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black bean tacos (Small)

Easy black bean tacos with vegan sour cream

Having a super quick & tasty recipe up your sleeve is essential to lazy summer days and feeding unexpected visitors. With a few simple ingredients in the cupboard you’ll be all set to serve up a quick Mexican style meal. The key is to have great salsa and good quality corn tortillas. I use LaMorena […]

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Sensational strawberry avocado salad

This is summer celebration in a salad. Combining mellow, sweet, savoury, toasted and aromatic flavours this salad packs a full bodied visual and taste experience. Ingredients 1 punnet strawberries, sliced1 avocado, diced½ punnet cherry tomatoes, halvedFresh mint or basil, finely chopped1/3 cup balsamic vinegar1 tsp extra virgin olive oilSalt and pepperToasted sesame seeds Method In […]

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Crowd pleasing sushi salad

This deconstructed sushi salad is where you get to throw all your favourite sushi inners into one big delicious salad and drench it in a spectacular gingery sauce. A big hearty salad is a great dish to take to social events where you suspect vegan dishes might be on the low side. This salad goes a […]

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vegan sour cream

Vegan sour cream

This creamy vegan sour cream is all kinds of awesome. It literally blows people away with its uncanny resemblance and, I think, superior taste to traditional sour cream (in fact I can’t really remember what it tasted like!). But this version is so handy for blobbing on top of chilli beans or a baked potato […]

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Pea pesto

Time on Instagram is well spent when I come across dishes as appealing as this quick cheesy pea pesto by Pepe Josephine at @pjantbased. This is an easy option for when there’s not a lot of veges in the house but for a bag of peas in the freezer. We all have those times, right? […]

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Kaleslaw with cashew mustard mayo

I grew up eating coleslaw. It was simple yet utterly delicious because of one particular ingredient. And because Mum always used it. I’ve followed suit. Among a tangle of fresh herbs there must always be thyme. Preferably English. But any variety will do. Aromatic lemon thyme is especially spectacular. Keeping the slaw simple we’re using […]

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