Month: April 2017

Cococarrot balls

Cococarrot balls

Perfect pre-workout snack or to energise you on a sluggish afternoon… makes: 10 balls prep time: 5 min cook time: 5 min total time: 10 min INGREDIENTS: 7 soaked dates 100g amaranth flakes 50g shredded coconut 5ml of coconut nectar, agave syrup or honey (vegetarian option) splash of water 2 […]

Vegan white bean and mushroom ‘meatballs’

Vegan white bean and mushroom ‘meatballs’

I have been looking for great, nutritious and high-protein vegan ‘meatballs’ for a while now. Falafels are a great option, but these balls really are perfect for a sandwich or pasta. My boyfriend even went for seconds! makes: 35 ‘meatballs’ prep time: 10 min cook time: 50 min total […]

Nutritious, high-protein vegan spaghetti

Nutritious, high-protein vegan spaghetti

Yes! Finally a great vegan spaghetti with lots of protein, fiber and low fat. And above all, this one is VERY quick and easy if you have prepared your ‘meatballs’ beforehand. You can substitute the edamame spaghetti for any other bean spaghetti, or opt for […]

Vegan ‘meatball’ sandwiches

Vegan ‘meatball’ sandwiches

These sandwiches are great for lunch – my boyfriend even went for seconds! Make sure to prepare the meatballs first. makes: 1 sandwich prep time: 5 min cook time: 3 min total time: 7 min INGREDIENTS: 4 mushroom and white bean ‘meatballs’ 1 wholemeal sandwich roll 2 tbsp (homemade) vegie pasta […]

Vegan, creamy chocolate mousse

Vegan, creamy chocolate mousse

I was never a fan of vegan chocolate mousse, until I tried this recipe. This is seriously the real deal, you cannot taste the difference. Using coconut nectar makes this dessert lower in glucose. makes: 1-2 servings prep time: 5 min cook time: 5 min total time: 10 min […]

Buckwheat & Carob Pancakes

Buckwheat & Carob Pancakes

I always struggled making thick and fluffy pancakes that were delicious and nutritious. Until I found this recipe from Tess Begg. Carob is a great substitute for chocolate and significantly lower in fat. makes: 6-8 pancakes prep time: 5 min cook time: 10 min total time: 15 min INGREDIENTS: […]

Eggplant Parmigiana

Eggplant Parmigiana

Italian food is always good. This eggplant parmigiana was a real hit! To turn this dish vegan, use nutritional yeast in stead of the cheese for that cheesy flavour and protein! makes: 2 serves prep time: 10 min cook time: 25 min total time: 35 min INGREDIENTS: 2 small […]

Mexican vegan tostadas

Mexican vegan tostadas

Mexican is one of our favourites! My boyfriend made these easy but delicious tostadas. makes: 8 tostadas prep time: 5 min cook time: 15 min total time: 20 min INGREDIENTS: 8 small corn tortillas 1 cos lettuce, chopped purple cabbage, shredded 1 large tomato Avocado 1 can refried beans […]

Quick & easy eggplant and tomato soup

Quick & easy eggplant and tomato soup

This eggplant and tomato soup was a real hit. It’s super easy to make and delicious! The dollop of sour cream makes it vegetarian, but opt for a dairy-free yogurt to make this dish vegan! makes: 4 BOWLS prep time: 10 min cook time: 25 min […]