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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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Fennel, zucchini, mint salad with toasted almonds

This fennel salad laced with citrus, almonds & aromatics comes together easily and is a tasty way  to use up all those zucchinis in the garden. Fennel, zucchini, mint salad with toasted almonds Ingredients 2 fennel bulbs, thinly sliced 2 zucchinis 2 oranges Handful of rocket 6 mint leaves, sliced 1/4 cup almonds, toasted then […]

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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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Beet and walnut lentil salad

I love a dish that gets piled onto a big plate, drizzled with an exquisite dressing and served. Dinner is done! Pairing up protein powered lentils + omega rich walnuts + nutrient packed beetroot delivers one heck of a healthy meal. Don’t be shy to heat up the leftovers and pile on toast for a […]

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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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Cauliflower and chickpea salad

There’s a whole lot of nutty-ness going on here. And I love a salad that can be titled dinner. Really, there’s no need for more … a bowl of dhal perhaps … maybe some stuffed Indian bread. Ingredients 1 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp coriander seeds½ tsp chilli flakes½ tsp tumeric½ tsp ground ginger½ tsp garam […]

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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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Raw Zucchini Noodles with Alfredo Sauce

The simplicity of this dish suits the relaxed nature of picking your summer vegetables from the garden and throwing together something easy for lunch or dinner. Just be sure to soak your cashews in the morning (if you forget pour boiling water over them and sit for ten mins). Adjust the combo of vegetables to […]

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Fragrant chick pea, potato and cucumber salad

Combining the tastes of buttery chick peas with toasted seeds creates an interesting spectrum of flavour. Whether you use cumin, caraway, fennel or all three seeds combined doesn’t really matter. It will bring your salad alive. Ingredients New potatoes, thick slicedCucumber, chunksRed onion, slicedSeveral gherkins, optionalFresh herbsSalad greens 1 can chickpeas, drained & rinsed1 tsp […]

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