Savoury

Savoury porcini tarts

It’s kinda hard to find a savoury vegan tart when you’re out and about. Pies yes, tarts not so much. There’s something seriously comforting about a small, hot savoury tartlet bursting with flavour, paired up with a sweet chutney, a rainy day and a good book. Luckily they’re not difficult to make or adapt to your old […]

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Quick Pumpkin Satay

Apart from wrestling the skin off the pumpkin this is a very quick and easy recipe that is rich + delicious! Be sure to squeeze some fresh lime juice over it and cover it in fresh coriander (cilantro).               Ingredients 4 cups chopped pumpkin1 red onion2 tomatoes, chopped2 Tbl peanut […]

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Quick lentil curry

For fast winter food that’s sustaining, easy and oh-so-delicious I can’t go past lentils in some form or other. From red, yellow, fancy French to plain brown, lentils are versatile, cheap and fit perfectly into my take-to-work thermos. This quick curry is oil free. Why? Because it works just fine without the added oil and […]

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Stuffed chick pea flour frittata

Weekends almost always call for a savoury breakfast. Especially when we’re braving wintery mornings to watch the nine-year-old-ninja play soccer. The savoury option of old was an egg frittata. I used to like the ease of throwing it together and topping with a good kasundi or other delicious homemade chutney. Luckily there are a couple […]

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How To Make Raw Pasta Sauce

There have been a couple of stand out new dishes that have delighted us this summer and this is one of them.  Easy. Tasty. And full of fresh readily available nutrients. The good thing about raw foods is they’re loaded with water, which fills you up. It never ceases to amaze me how satisfying they […]

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Vegetable Steam-Through

Throwing brown rice or quinoa in the rice cooker first thing can be a great basis for nutritious throw-together meals for later in the day. It could turn into anything: salad, a vege steam-through or form the basis for burgers. In any case it feels good to have the foundation of a dish on the […]

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Gluten-free fast food that’s healthy

Time stealers. They have a habit of turning up at the end of the week. And they steal more than time. They steal energy, motivation, and that I’m-never-eating-crap-food-again intention from earlier in the week. It’s in these moments that something quick and delicious can divert your longing for a fast food fix. We’re a bit […]

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How to make egg-free gluten-free fritters

I have to confess. Egg-based dishes like fritters and omelettes were a favourite fall back for impromptu brunches and quick Sunday night dinners. Convenient. Tasty. Adaptable. But fritters without eggs? Thankfully there’s an alternative that boasts protein without the cholesterol. Chickpea flour. Other cultures have been on to this, like, forever. And the super big […]

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Pasta stuffed with cashew basil cream

Rich, creamy and nutritious, these shells will be gracing our Christmas table this year. They feel a little bit fancy, a little bit decadent and are easy to assemble. A serving of 2-3 stuffed shells is ample when served with salads and vegetable sides.  You will need: Big pasta shells 2 jars of pasta sauce […]

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Beetroot dip

In your armory of healthy vegan recipes this has to be in it. In a word: stunning. It goes something like this: Cook a couple of beets until soft. Toast a sprinkle of cumin seeds in a dry pan until the aroma is released ~1 min. Grind seeds. Place beets & cumin in food processor […]

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