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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 😊 When I was still a new vegetarian, in roughly 2012 or so, I was just as confused as […]

Hearty split pea soup

An easy vegan pea soup recipe that is thick, hearty, smoky and ridiculously satisfying. It is also fat-free and high in protein, and makes a perfect winter warming meal. The flavour of this recipe really reminds me of my moms pea soup recipe. It makes me super nostalgic, and reminds […]

Vegan Pickled ‘Fish’ for Easter

A traditional spicy, sweet-and-sour Cape Malay pickled fish recipe, made fish-less A South African Easter tradition As a born-and-bred South African, upon hearing the words ‘Easter foods’ what are some of the first thoughts that pop into your mind? For me, it has to be, #1 hot cross buns! Here […]