Posts Tagged ‘Vegan’

Dinner recipe: Black bean burgers  – From the book Isa Does It by Isa Chandra Moskowitz  You’ll Need: For the burgers 1 can black beans 1 can black–eyed peas (rinsed and drained) 150g red bell pepper (finely chopped) 50g finely scallions (chopped 3 tablespoons fresh coriander (finely chopped) 2 teaspoons Jamaican curry...

Dinner Recipe: Tofu and rocket salad Many people enjoy eating tofu raw, but it’s even better baked or fried. If you don’t have the time, you can find pre-fried/baked and marinated tofu in health food stores and supermarkets (look out for Cauldron, Nasoya, The Tofoo co, etc.). The cheapest option is to get yourself down...

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutesIngredients 410g can artichoke hearts, drained and quartered 410g can borlotti beans, drained 1 small ciabatta 2 plum tomatoes, finely diced 1 small onion, finely chopped 3 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic 1 tbsp chopped parsley for garnish Heat 1 tbsp oil...

We all live busy lives, which can make it difficult to stick to a meal plan and can lead to cutting a few corners for the sake of convenience or cost. We’ve all been there at the end of the month living on beans till the faithful payday gracing us with it’s presence! That’s why it’s important to have some quick, easy and...

The Basics Going vegan can be tough enough dealing with non-vegan people doubting your decision and highlighting myths that going vegan does not provide a balanced nutritional diet. Theres a few stereotypes about vegans struggling to meet their nutritional needs, and we feel that it’s about time to put these...

Recipe to impress non-vegan friends, so good they may not even know the difference! While there are many, many recipes that would impress your friends, this one really takes the biscuit. Makes 12 slices You’ll Need: For the shortbread  250g plain flour 100g caster sugar 175g vegan margarine For the caramel 100g vegan...

Full of nutty goodness, this is a much healthier  – version of a Greek classic, a perfect winter warmer for this time of year! Serves 2-3. Ingredients •    5 tbsp vegetable oil •    1 large aubergine (1/2 cm slices) •    1 large onion (chopped) •    115g mushrooms (sliced) •    1 garlic clove (crushed) •    4 tomatoes...

You’ll Need Vegan margarine, for greasing 300g plain flour 50g cocoa powder 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda ½ tsp salt 300g granulated sugar 375 ml soya milk 125 ml vegetable oil 7 tbsp seedless raspberry jam 1 tsp vanilla extract For the icing 40ml soya milk 85gvegan dark chocolate (broken into small...

Breakfast recipe: Scrambled ‘egg’ on toast A delicious start to the day, great with veganized full English breakfasts or in breakfast burritos! The possibilities are endless.  Ingredients •    10 oz (285g) plain tofu (found in supermarkets as well as health and Asian food stores) •    2 tbsp vegetable oil •    1 tsp...

Hoisin tortilla wraps  You’ll need: 4 tortilla wraps 1/2 yellow pepper 1/2 red pepper 1/2 green pepper 1-2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 red onion, chopped 150 g vegan mince or tofu 200 g mushrooms, quartered 60 ml water 5 tbsp vegan Hoisin sauce 3-4 tbsp spicy tomato salsa Salt to taste Method Warm tortilla wraps following...