Recipe Index

No oil vegan bliss balls (04.12.2016)
Ingredients -1 cup of pitted dried dates, soaked in hot water until soft. - 3/4 cup cashews or almonds (raw or roasted) - 1/2 cup of desiccated dried coconut + extra for rolling - Optional: 1 tbsp of cacao powder or grated orange rind- Method Chop the nuts in a food processor until they are very finely chopped.

Seven day vegan menu plan (30.11.2016)
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Harry's dahl (28.11.2016)
Ingredients25g butter, oil or ghee (however I used nuttlex) Finely chopped onion 1/2 tsp tumeric 1 tsp garam masala 1/4tsp chilli 1 tsp cumin 1 c

Pumpkin, cauliflower and red capsicum soup (28.11.2016)
Ingredients1 brown onion chopped roughly 2 cloves of garlic, chopped roughly 1 carrot chopped 1 stick of celery 1 kent pumpkin, peeled and chopped 1/2 a small cauliflower chopped 1 red capsicum chopped 1 bay leaf 1/2 tbsp salt Method Place the onion in a pan and soften with either water or oil When onion is softened, add garlic and cook for 1 minute Add all the other vegetables and stir.

Chocolate avocado breakfast (23.11.2016)
Ingredients1/2 an avocado 1/4 cup of frozen berries handful of baby spinach leaves 1 tbsp cacao powder Method Place all the ingredients in the blender.

Chia breakfast pudding (23.11.2016)
Ingredients - 2 tbsp chia seeds - 3/4 cup of almond milk - Toppings such as berries, banana, avocado, chopped walnuts and almonds or coconut - 1 tbsp of cacao powder if you would like a chocolate pudding - A sweetener of your choice (1 tbsp maple syrup works well) if you like it sweet.

Nepalese red lentil soup (02.11.2016)
1 tsp coconut oil 1 onion1 clove garlic 2 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp ground coriander 2 tsp tumeric 2 tbsp tomato paste 1.5 litres of water 1.5 cups of red lentils 3 carrots finely diced 2 tsp salt Heat the oil and fry the onion and garlic until cooked Add spices and tomato paste and stir for a few seconds Add the liquid, carrots and lentils.

Vegan almond date biccies (02.11.2016)
1 cup of dates 1 medium banana 2 tbsp almond/peanut butter 3/4 cup almond flour 3/4 cup oats 1/4 cup dried apricots/pecans/cacao nibs, chopped Preheat the oven to 160 C Cover the dates in water, and bring to the boil.

Sharon's healthy baked apple dessert (22.04.2016)
One tin of pie apple 1/4 cup of currants 1/4 cup coconut 1/4 cup cranberries 1/4 cup dried apricots, chopped 1 tsp cinnamon 1 banana, sliced Extra cinnamon to sprinkle drizzle of honey Preheat the oven to 150 C Pour the pie apple into a casserole dish.

Flourless Vegan Chocolate cupcakes (03.04.2016)
These cupcakes use mashed banana instead of egg. They're super moist and wheat-free. Great for wheat free birthday celebrations.

Vegan Bircher Museli (14.02.2016)
Vegan Bircher Museli 6 serves. Add any nuts, seeds, dried fruits, such as dates, and spices you like to oats, then soak overnight in orange juice or pear juice.

Banana Porridge (14.02.2016)
Banana Porridge 1 small serve. Oats and water can be doubled for a larger serve A basic porridge is oats and water at a 1:2 ratio, eg 1/4 cup oats and 1/2 cup water.

Toast with avocado and hommus (14.02.2016)
Toast with avocado and hommus Ingredients 2 slices of toast 1/2 an avocado 2 tbsp hommus 1 tbsp sunflower seeds 1/2 a lemon Method Spread th

Quinoa chilli beans (13.02.2016)
Quinoa chilli beans. Serves 8 - 10 small serves Ingredients 250 grams Quinoa 4 garlic cloves 1/2 tbsp ground cumin 1/2 tbsp ground coriander 1/2 tbsp ground tumeric 600ml of tomato puree, or 2 tins of chopped tomatoes 2 carrots, diced 2 zucchini in large chunks 1 tin red kidney beans chilli to taste (Optional) 1 small can lite coconut milk (Optional) Fresh corinader Method Rinse the quinoa and put aside to drain Fry the garlic and spices in a saucepan until fragrant.

Sweet potato with tahini tumeric dressing (12.02.2016)
Sweet potato with tahini tumeric dressing A delicious way to get all the benefits of eating tahini and tumeric

Vegan whole orange cake (05.12.2015)
Orange cake on Allrecipes I use a whole orange. Place the whole orange in a pot, covered in cold water.

Potato and chickpea curry (10.11.2015)
Potato and chickpea curry Ingredients 6 potatoes, chopped and lightly steamed 1 onion finely chopped 1 knob ginger finely grated 3 heaped spoonfuls of curry paste 1 can chickpeas, drained coriander to taste, chopped, including stems 3 spring onions 1 small can lite coconut milk Method Fry the onion in a wok until soft.

Fruit oat biscuits (01.04.2015)
Fruit oat biscuits. Vegan, no oil and no added sugar. Ingredients 3 mashed bananas 1/3 cup apple and rhubarb puree (or your choice of flavour) 2 cups of oats 1 tsp vanilla 2 tsp cinnamon Method Combine all ingredients.

Black bean quinoa tacos (30.03.2015)
Black bean quinoa tacos or for a quicker dinner, black bean quinoa salad or for an easier dinner, spoon the black bean mix into packaged taco shells with a tomato, avocado, spring onion and lemon juice salsa, and hummus or tahini thinned with lemon juice and a clove of grated garlic.

Tandoori sweet potato curry (07.03.2015)
2 cans lentils, drained 1 cup cubed sweet potato 1 cup cubed potato 1 cup cubed pumpkin 2 1/2 cups cubed fresh tomatoes 300ml vegie stock 3 cubed carrots 1 cubed zucchini 2 chopped onions 5 cloves of garlic chopped juice from 1 lemon 3 tsp ground cumin 3 tsp curry powder 3 tsp tandoori paste handful fresh ginger salt and pepper to taste Cook onion in a saucepan, then add all other ingredients.

Spiced Rice or Quinoa Salad (18.01.2012)
It took me a while to work out how to cook eggplant. I don't know why. It's fairly easy. I simply sliced it, diced it, and browned in a pan with a little olive oil.

Curry Puffs (15.01.2012)
1 finely chopped onion 1 clove grated garlic 2 cup of frozen mixed diced vegetables 1 tsp curry powder frozen puff pastry sesame seeds Method 1.

Panforte (24.12.2010)
Panforte INGREDIENTS rice paper for baking 600g blanched almonds 400g figs, roughly chopped 240g raisins 180g dried fruit salad/apricots/pears/candied fruit 200g plain flour 2 tbsp dutch cocoa powder 1 tbsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp ground allspice 300g honey 250g white sugar 300g dark chocolate, roughly chopped METHOD Preheat oven to 185C (175C if fan-forced).

1st Birthday Apple Muffins (19.02.2010)
2 cups self raising flour 2 t. ground cinnamon 1/2 t. ground ginger1/4 t. nutmeg3/4 t. salt 1/4 cup finely ground flax seeds1/3 cup water1/2 cup dairy-free margarine, melted2 cups packed dark brown sugar1 t.

Baby spinach salad (26.07.2009)
Fabulous with mushroom croquettes, lentil burgers or baked potatoes with tahina sauce, or in a big bowl for lunch.

African (18.03.2009)
When I was a child our church held a "missions dinner" in which a very creative visiting missionary asked each family in the church to make a particular dish.

Chilli sin carne (09.03.2009)
1 can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed 1 can full of water 1 can chopped tomatoes 1 chopped onion 2 cloves crushed garlic 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 tbs chilli powder 1/2 tbs dried oregano 1/2 tbs cumin powder 1/2 tbs cocoa powder 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp sugar 1 grated carrot 1 grated zucchini A handful chopped walnuts Place all ingredients in a sauce pan and bring to the boil.

Groundnut Stew (16.12.2008)
West African Groundnut Stew 2 sweet potatoes 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 3 garlic cloves, minced 3 tablespoons grated ginger 2 tablespoons coriander 1/2 teaspoon cayenne 1 medium onion, chopped 2 medium tomatoes, chopped 4 cups eggplant 1/2 cup stock 1 cup zucchini 1 green peppers, chopped 2 cups tomato juice 1/2 cup peanut butter Boil the potatoes till they are just tender.

Kanyah: sweets from Sierra Leone (28.09.2008)
200 grams peanuts 200 grams rice flour 100 grams sugar Using a pestle and mortar or a heavy rolling pin break the peanuts into pieces (do not render them to a powder or a paste).

Sultana tea cake (04.08.2008)
Vegan sultana tea cake 1 black tea bag 1 cup (250ml) of boiling water 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup of sultanas 2 cups of flour, (any combination of rye, white or wholemeal) Make up a cup of tea using the tea bag, water and sugar.

Greek Lentil Soup (02.07.2008)
1 cup green or brown lentils (green lentils are softer in texture and flavour) 2.5 litres cold water 2 large celery sticks + leaves, finely chopped 2 small carrots, finely chopped 1 X 400g can chopped tomatoes (if soup is not 'tomatoey' enough add a heaped tablespoon of tomato paste) 1 large onion, finely chopped 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 cup chopped parsley 3 bay leaves (remove at end of cooking) 2 teaspoons dried oregano (at the end of cooking) salt (at the end of cooking according to taste) 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil (added at the end of cooking) 2 tablespoons vinegar (e.g.

Muesli Slice (23.06.2008)
Wholefoods Muesli Slice From: Recipes to the Rescue Ingredients: cup rolled millet 2 cups rolled oats or puffed grain 1 cup sunflower seeds cup brown rice flour cup currants or chopped fresh dates cup finely chopped dried apricots 2 cup almonds or other nut 1/3 cup honey 1/3 cup hot water Method Mixed together rolled millet, rolled oats/puffed millet, suflower seeds, brown rice flour, currants and apricots.

Vegetable Pasties (23.04.2008)
This is a simple little recipe for those who would like a break from lentils, although I did sneak some little red lentils in.

Chickpea, Potato and Cauliflower Curry (15.04.2008)
There's a huge list of ingredients to this curry, but it's not as hard as it sounds - and it tastes great! Ingredients 2 tablespoons curry powder (sweet or mild) 1 1/2 teaspoons garam masala 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 medium onions, chopped fine (about 2 cups) 300 grams potatoes and/or sweet potato, scrubbed and cut into small pieces (about 2 cups) 3 medium cloves garlic, minced (about 1 Tbsp.) 1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger 1 - 1 1/2 serrano chiles, ribs, seeds, and flesh minced 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1/2 medium head cauliflower, trimmed, cored, and cut into 2 cm florets (about 4 cups) 1 can diced tomatoes 1 1/4 cups water 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed salt 1 1/2 cup frozen peas 1/4 cup coconut milk Directions 1.

Red Kidney Bean Dip (11.03.2008)
Surprisingly tasty, not too 'beany' and full of lots of protein. 3 tablespoons olive oil (not extra-virgin) 1 large onion, finely diced 3 fat cloves garlic, minced or grated 1 3/4 cups kidney beans, reserving the liquid in the can 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 lime, zested and juiced Blend all ingredients together.

Tahina Cream (08.02.2008)
This is a family favourite (seeing how we are a family of vegans) and we use it as a substitute for cheese, yoghurt, sour cream, on pizzas, felafels, in a sandwhich instead of mayonnaise and it's nutritious- lots of good oils and vitamin E.

Zucchini Dry Fry (08.02.2008)
This year we planted 3 zucchini seedlings in our vegie garden and they grew massive and we have zucchinis coming out of our ears!They were easy plants to grow, minimal maintenance and generous with their fruit which meant that we did not mind sharing some with the possums and birds.

Zesty Lemon and Garlic Sauce - A healthy and very tasty sauce (23.01.2008)
Ingredients: 3/4 cup almonds 1/2 cup soy milk zest and juice of 1/2 lemon pinch salt 1-2 cloves of garlic (depending on how much of a kick you want the sauce to have!) Method: Place almonds and soy milk in food processer, and blend until the mixture has a creamy consistency.

Spiced Carrot Muffins (21.01.2008)
Creamy Cashew Topping: 1 cup raw cashews 3/4 cup milk 2 tsp apple puree (add more if desired) Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth.

Pumpkin and red lentil soup (03.01.2008)
1/2 a pumpkin cubed 2 cloves garlic crushed 2 stalks celery sliced 2 carrots sliced 1 potato cubed 1 cup of red lentils, soaked overnight if possible.

Hot Potato Salad (17.12.2007)
1 kg washed baby potatoes, skin on Salt and pepper 1/4 cup olive oil Juice of 1 lemon Parsley, chopped Spring onions, chopped Quarter potatoes and steam until tender.

Mushroom Croquettes (17.12.2007)
1 tbs oil 1 onion 1 stalk celery 1 clove garlic 90g mushrooms 2 tsp coriander 2 tsp plain flour 2/3 cup water 1 tbs soy sauce/shoyu 125 ground cashew nuts 2 cups bread crumbs 2 tbs parsley salt & pepper wholemeal flour to coat fry finely chopped onion, celery, garlic and mushrooms.

Silverbeet parcels (11.12.2007)
6 large silverbeet leaves 1 chopped onion 1 clove garlic 2 large potatoes 3 sheets puff pastry Peel and cut potato into small cubes.

Felafel (06.12.2007)
2 1/2 cups washed chickpeas 2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp crushed coriander seeds 1 tbs chopped coriander leaves 3 cloves crushed garlic 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/4 cup flour Oil for frying Soak chickpeas overnight in 10 cups of hot water and baking soda.

Fried Rice (03.12.2007)
2 tbs olive oil 1 onion cut into wedges 1 carrot sliced diagonally 2 stalks celery cut diagonally into large pieces 2 cups broccoli florets 1/3 cup cashews 3 bok choy, thoroughly washed and green leaves sliced Cooked rice Heat the oil in a wok.

Chocolate birthday cake (30.11.2007)
1 1/3 cup flour 2/3 cup cocoa 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 cup soy milk with 2 tbsp vinegar added 2 tsp cornflour in 1/4 cup water 1/2 cup water 2/3 cup margarine Mix the dry ingredients together Add the milk to which the vinegar has been added, and other liquid ingredients.

Basil Pesto (29.11.2007)
1 bunch basil 100 grams pine nuts 1 slosh olive oil 2 slurps ume vinegar Whiz it all in the blender.

Lentil Bolognaise (26.11.2007)
This tastes almost as good as the meat version. It makes a very nice lasagne. Ingredients 1 can lentils or 1 1/3 cups washed dried brown lentils 2 cans crushed tomatoes 3 cloves garlic 2 tsp dried parsley 2 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried basil 2 diced carrots 2 sliced celery stalks Combine all ingredients in a sauce pan and simmer until the lentils are soft but not mushy.

Bombay Potatoes (22.11.2007)
Ingredients 3 tablespoons Sunflower Oil1 teaspoon Mustard Seeds1 Pinch of Ground Cumin1 teaspoon TurmericPotato1 teaspoon Garam Masala1 teaspoon Chilli Powder1 knob Fresh Ginger (Peeled And Cut Into Cubes)4 Tomatoes (Cores Removed & Flesh Diced)handful Fresh Coriander (Roughly Chopped) Method Heat the oil in a pan and fry the spices for a few minutes.

Yellow Split Pea and Coconut Milk Soup (22.11.2007)
Ingredients The Soup 2 cups yellow split peas, rinsed and soaked for at least one hour 2 bay leaves 3 cloves Sea salt freshly ground pepper 2 to 4 tbsp light sesame oil 1 large onion, finely chopped cup minced coriander stems 1 tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp ground cardamom tsp ground cinnamon Pinch ground chilli 1 can of coconut milk Juice of 1 large lime, or to taste 3 tbsp chopped coriander To Finish cup rice Large bunch of spinach, stems removed, well washed 1.

Butterless Chickpeas (20.11.2007)
An adaption of my butter chicken recipe 2 400g cans chickpeas 2 tsp ground coriander 2 tsp cumin 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp tumeric 1 tsp dried ginger 2 cloves garlic 1 400g can tomatos juice half a lemon 3 tbs ground almond meal 2 tbs olive oil salt Combine the chickpeas, spices and tomatos and gently simmer for 20 - 30 minutes.

Vegan Sugar Free Vanilla Ice Cream (18.11.2007)
This is delicious and highly nutritious. I got the recipe from a mum at our playgroup who knows the best ways to eat fruit and vegies without even real

How to cook nice rice! (18.11.2007)
There are so many different rices out there and all cook well in different ways. From our little bit of experience and from some advice from Sri Lankan friends this is how we cook Basmati and Brown Rice. Basmati About 1/2 a cup uncooked serves one person.

Sweet & Sour Red Lentils ( Khatti mithi masoor dal) (18.11.2007)
This recipe comes from the Indian Parsi cuisine. The Parsis are a small community of Zoroastrians (this is the religion of the Magi astrologers who followed the star to the Messiah!).

Rice pudding (18.11.2007)
2 cups cooked basmati rice 1/3 cup coconut cream 1/3 cup sultanas 1/4 cup sugar or maple syrup 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/8 tsp nutmeg Mix all together in a saucepan and heat through.

Lentil Pilaf (17.11.2007)
This is a staple in our house. You will need: 1 tin lentils 1/2 cup uncooked rice 1 chopped onion 200g chopped pumpkin 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup nice balsamic vinegar Pour the lentils and rice into a saucepan and simmer gently.

Four Bean Salad (05.11.2007)
Salad 1 can four bean mix 4 sticks celery sliced 1 green capsicum diced 1/2 onion finely diced Dressing 50ml olive oil 100ml cider vinegar 1 tbs sugar salt pepper Combine dressing ingredients.

Buddhist Monk's Soup (04.11.2007)
cup raw peanuts 1/3 cup dried mung beans, soaked 30 minutes and drained 1 quart water 1 lb. pumpkin or butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes 1 sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes 3 Tbsp.

Kosheri -- Lentils and Rice with a Tangy Tomato Sauce (04.11.2007)
(Serves 6) This is a typical dish prepared during fasts. You can substitute one layer of cooked elbow macaroni for a layer of rice.


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