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Dinner, Lunch

Chickpea and Tahini Stew

A combination of chickpeas, tahini, seasonal vegetables and warming spices make this creamy stew a winning winter recipe. Much to my dismay, the weather has cooled down substantially. If I’m honest with myself, I have to admit that it is, in fact, mid-winter. Bleh! There are a few things that […]

Baking, Cakes, Sweet treats

Vegan Chocolate Ganache

An easy and vegan chocolate ganache recipe for use on any cake recipe, like my Simple Vegan Chocolate Cake, or my Chocolate Wacky Cake. Here is a vegan chocolate ganache recipe using vegan dark chocolate and coconut cream in place of dairy cream. This can be made either to create […]

Dinner, Lunch, Stews

Four Corners Lentil Stew

A tasty, satisfying and healthy vegan meal made with pantry staples Lockdown Lentil Stew … I first came across this recipe online many years ago. I am not even sure where I stumbled upon it, but I copied and pasted the recipe and directions into my Notes App on my […]

Appetizers, Lunch, Snacks

Easy Hummus in 5 Minutes

Quick and Delicious Vegan Hummus On being a vegan stereotype … I honestly don’t think I have ever met anyone who does not like hummus. I have even seen fussy kids guzzling the stuff with abandon. The day I realised I was a vegetarian stereotype must have been at least […]

Product Reviews

Vegan Milk Review – Okja Oat Milk

“milk is not necessary for humans after weaning and the nutrients it contains are readily available in foods without animal protein, saturated fat, and cholesterol” ― Amy Lanou Honestly, I have been waiting for an oat milk to hit our shores. Liaising with virtual vegan friends on social media, it is […]

Braai, Dinner, Lunch, Salads

Tasty Vegan Spinach and Mushroom Salad

A beautifully textured and savoury vegan salad, perfect as an accompaniment to a braai/barbeque or at a summer picnic. 🌱Swiss Chard = nutritional powerhouse 🌱 It really is not accidental that the good old cartoon character, strongman Popeye, ate copious amounts of spinach to retain his strength. From a quick […]