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Tamarind Ginger Tofu

This is a delicious, nutritious and quick dish to make up, especially for a busy Monday. Serves 2 Ingredients 1 pack firm tofu (280g) 8-10 Shitake mushrooms 1 pack Mangetout (green beans) ½ red chili 1 inch fresh ginger 1 tbsp. tamari soya sauce 2 tsp tamarind paste 6 tbsp. corn flour/tapioca flour or gluten […]

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Vegan Chocolate Chia Seed Energy Ball

We all love a snack and what better way then to create not only delicious snacks but also healthy & nutritious snacks with no added sugars or fats. Makes 10-14 balls (depending on size) Ingredients 2 cup walnuts/cashews 1 cup pitted dates 2 tbsp cacao powder Juice from 1/2 orange & zest 2 tbsp chia […]

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avocado stuffed mushrooms

Vegan Avocado Stuffed Mushrooms

This delicious and totally satisfying dish is quick and easy to make and packed full of protein from the avocados.  This dish is also flexible and you can pretty much stuff your mushrooms with any leftovers of vegetables, beans, rice & pasta that you have left over.  The important part of creating a delicious dish […]

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Magic Mushrooms?

I absolutely love mushrooms, especially in the form of my favourite – Shiitake! Shiitake mushrooms have a bold strong flavour like no other and are a great substitute for meat for me.  Personally I don’t like to eat a lot of processed foods and that includes processed ‘fake’ veggie/vegan meats hence opting for nutritious and […]

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Shiitake musrhoom brown rice and kale bowl

Shiitake Mushroom & Kale Rice Bowl (Vegan)

This is a highly nutritious rice bowl dish flavoured with the powerful flavours of Shiitake mushrooms as well as the nutritious green kale.  This dish will leave you feeling full and satisfied that you have enjoyed something good for the body, gut and mind. Serves 4 Ingredients For the rice 1 tbsp sunflower or sesame […]

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Happy New Year 2018 – Time to cleanse?

As we say goodbye to 2017 and welcome the New Year of 2018, we start to think about the future, about our New Years Resolutions, our plans, our coming goals, our health and so much more. The New Year always seems to bring about change, us all wanting to make new resolutions to become healthier, […]

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Tomato rice and salad

Vegan Tomato Rice

Serves 6 Ingredients 3 cups Basmati rice (you can use white or brown) 1 red pepper 4 tbsp tomato puree Pinch of saffron Pinch of turmeric Pinch of smoked paprika 1/8 tsp sea salt Pinch of chilli flakes (or more if you like it spicy) 2 tbsp olive/coconut/sunflower oil Method Pre-wash the rice in cold […]

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Vegan Russian Borscht

This is essentially a cabbage soup ‘Russian’ style.  My mum is of Russian heritage and has perfected this recipe over the years.  Although, as a teen, I never liked this soup, and in my late teens/early 20’s, having tried the ‘Cabbage Soup Diet’ a couple of times, I have not been too eager to try this […]

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tofu satay

Vegan Tofu Satay

This is a special dish, filling, satisfying and tasty.  It sure beats any ‘satay’ you can get in a take away shop and so much more healthier!  Tofu is a good source of protein and contains all eight essential amino acids. It is also an excellent source of iron and calcium. Serves 4 Ingredients 1 […]

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