Author: Catherine Stevenson

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 […]

Vegan Chocolate Buttercream Icing

A basic chocolate buttercream icing to use for icing cakes and other bakes. Here is a basic, all-purpose chocolate buttercream icing to use for chocolate cakes, cupcakes, or any other bakes where chocolate icing would be necessary, or desired. I have used it here on my Simple and Rich Vegan […]

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 […]

Vegan Hot Cross Buns

Better than store-bought! Soft, fluffy, moist and spicy, these buns will rival any buns you can buy from the shop, vegan or not. This is a big claim. I am aware of this. I would not say it though if I didn’t believe it to be true! I have tried […]

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 […]

Healthy Vegan Banana Ice-Cream (*N’ice-Cream*)

๐Ÿ„ Vegan ๐Ÿ„ Simple banana ice-cream with just 2 ingredients ๐Ÿ„ 3 flavour variations ๐Ÿ„ High protein variation Many years ago when I first heard about this anomaly, I was very skeptical. I was told that if you froze bananas, then blended them, it would turn into soft serve ice-cream. […]

Vegan Milk Review – Okja Oat Milk

โ€œmilk is not necessary for humans after weaning and the nutrients it contains are readily available in foods without animal protein, saturated fat, and cholesterolโ€ โ€• 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 […]

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. ๐ŸŒฑSwiss Chard = nutritional powerhouse ๐ŸŒฑ 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 […]

Quick and Easy Vegan Chickpea Curry

A tasty vegan chickpea curry that is sure to become a staple in your home, and a crowd-pleaser for entertaining. This recipe kind of has a special place in my heart ๐Ÿ˜Š When I was still a new vegetarian, in roughly 2012 or so, I was just as confused as […]

Vegan Fresh Strawberry Pie

An impressive fresh berry vegan pie with a crisp, flaky pastry. The golden crust is perfectly balanced with the soft, not-too-sweet strawberry filling – perfect with whipped coconut cream! I got carried away while strawberry picking … This recipe really came about from necessity. I came home with 4 kilograms […]