Plant-based & nourishing recipes

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Spelt spaghetti with baked ricotta and cherry tomatoes

Spelt spaghetti with baked ricotta and cherry tomatoes

This vegetarian spaghetti is one of our favourites. Very easy to make and super tasty. Try for yourself! makes: 4 servings prep time: 15 min cook time: 45 min total time: 1h INGREDIENTS: olive oil bunch of fresh thyme 4 cloves of garlic 1 fresh red chili 1 […]

Superfood pesto

Superfood pesto

I love this pesto on a grilled sandwich, in a pasta or add it to a soup… with some tomato and mozerella, grilled zucchini and capsicum… be creative! makes: 1 jar prep time: 5 min cook time: 5 min total time: 10 min INGREDIENTS: 1 head broccoli 1 large bunch […]

Vegetarian pizza

Vegetarian pizza

Who doesn’t love pizza? It’s so easy to just make a vegetarian (or even vegan) pizza. This is one of our weekly guilty pleasures…

We buy the homemade bases from an Italian deli, but you can easily make them yourself, or just buy them at your local supermarket.

makes: 1 pizza
prep time: 5 min
cook time: 10 min
total time: 15 min

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 pizza base
  • tomato passata
  • shredded (vegan) cheese
  • 1 tomato
  • 1/2 red onion
  • black pitted olives
  • capers
  • 1/4 red capsicum
  • rocket salad
  • Other add on ideas… nutritional yeast, zucchini, pine nuts, ricotta, spinach

DIRECTIONS:

Our microwave has a pizza option, which is simply fantastic. But you can use your oven – just preheat to 220 degrees Celcius.

Slice up all the vegies.

Take the pizza base and add about 5 tablespoons of passata. Divide over the pizza base, but leave about 3-4 cm around the edges.

Sprinkle some (vegan) shredded cheese and top with all the vegies, olives, capers and which ever other add ons you want to use.

Place the pizza in the microwave or oven for about 10-11 minutes until crisp.

Buon appetito!

High protein vegan spaghetti bolognese

High protein vegan spaghetti bolognese

I just love experimenting with different ingredients to see how we can substitute meat and up our protein intake, especially on a gym day. This dish is so easy to make and very high in protein and fiber! Obviously you can substitute this high protein […]

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 […]