Balsamic Roast Veg (can be vegan and BLW friendly)

I love this recipe as a go-to easy solution for a quick meal. We eat this on a regular basis in my house, especially when i have little time to make a fancy dinner and just want something quick and nutritious. We eat it all on its own for a delish vegan meal, or with flaked almonds, feta or ...

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Apricot Spelt Soda Bread

No fancy bread-making machines or even bread-making skills needed!  Prep Time: 15 mins  Cooking Time: 45 mins Yield: 1 loaf   Ingredients: 1 ¼ cup cooked squash (best to roast or bake in the oven for approx. 30 mins)– mashed 2 ½ cup spelt flour – not gf but is tolerated if gluten ...

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Spicy Carrot & Orange Salad

This dish is super easy to make and is always quite surprisingly uber tasty given how simple the ingredients are.  I’m happy to eat this on its own as a snack but it also pairs well with white fish, omelettes or even as a salad when you have a bbq / braai (as they say...

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Beet Hummus

~ time saving tip: make a big batch and save in an airtight container for up to 4 days in the fridge. Perfect for healthy snacking with flatbreads, crudités, crackers and even kale chips! Kids will love the bright pink colour so it’s a great way to get them to eat more veggies. The recipe... ...

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Tricolor Quinoa Salad with Turmeric Coconut Yoghurt (cultured) Dressing

~ this is the perfect balanced meal on its own or great as a side to some white fish, or even a poached egg would work well placed neatly on top.  Make a BIG batch and save in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. I love to cook once and...

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Fresh Spinach, Grape, Pea & Mint Salad with garlic mayo dressing

 ~ I love to entertain guests with yummy healthy food and this salad always goes down very well! It’s a perfect side for a summer bbq. I also love to mix-up my salads with sweet fruits – by adding sweet and savoury together your tastes buds receive a double satisfactory nomnom! To ...

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Italian Herbed Sun-dried Cherry Tomatoes (raw, vegan)

  ~ I recently found myself with way too many cherry tomatoes and decided to make some sun-dried treats! This recipe is a great way to enjoy and preserve your tomatoes.   Prep Time: about 10 minutes  + drying times Yields: 8-10 servings     ingredients: Roughly 400g of cherry ...

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Asian Fusion (kelp) Noodles

 ~ raw, vegan Prep Time: about 15 minutes  Yield: 4 servings   Ingredients: 1 pack of kelp noodles for a raw version or noodles of choice (cooked or raw) 1 1/2 heaped cup green leaves – choose a bitter leaf from malabar spinach, spinach, amaranth, sweet potato leaves, kale, chard 1/2 ...

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Apricot & Red Fruit Chutney with Mesquite

- your tummy will love you for this one -fruit chutneys can be made using lacto-fermentation similar to how we make veggie ferments such as the kraut recipe. This is a great way to avoid wasting unwanted fruits! Prep Time: 15 minutes make + fermentation time Yield: 10-12 servings   ...

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Fermented Raw Kraut with Red Cabbage & Sweet Pepper

Prep Time: 15 mins + time to ferment Cooking Time: n/a Equipment: large mixing bowl, large mason or air-tight jar Yield: 15 – 20 small servings   Ingredients: 1 head of red or purple cabbage, sliced into strips 2 large sweet red /other colour but not green peppers, thinly sliced 1 ...

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