Vegan

Hash browns

Hash browns

Probably not the healthiest way to eat potato – but is sure is one of the yummiest. Print Hash Browns Course Breakfast, Side Dish, Snack Cuisine American Servings 4 Ingredients 8 desiree potatoes (approx 1.2kg) peeled 3 Tablespoon plain flour 2 eggs whisked 1 pinch […]

Nacho Beans

Nacho Beans

These beans are awesome. Don’t feel confined to using this bean recipe just for Nachos, its also great on thick slab of toasted sour dough. Print Nacho Beans Course Side Dish Cuisine Mexican Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Total Time 25 minutes […]

Guacamole

Guacamole

This simple guacamole recipe maintains that great avocado flavour because it’s not loaded with a lot of other competing flavours (and keeping it simple makes it a bit quicker to make) Print Guacamole Course Side Dish Cuisine Mexican Prep Time 5 minutes Servings 4 Ingredients […]

Chilli con cannellini

Chilli con cannellini

My first ever vegan creation. This quick and easy recipe is great for feeding vegans and vegetarians at late notice.  It uses basic ingredients you’re likely to have in the cupboard. Get the Chilli con cannellini cooking while you send the other half to the […]

Enchilada Sauce

Enchilada Sauce

Great mexican sauce Print Enchilada Sauce Course Side Dish Cuisine Mexican Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 10 minutes Total Time 15 minutes Servings 6 Ingredients 60 ml olive oil 3 Tablespoon plain flour 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon oregano […]

Granny’s Vege Soup

Granny’s Vege Soup

This is my vegan version of my Mum’s vege soup.  She is affectionately know within the family as Granny and has made possibly 1000’s of litres of this soup over the years.  Granny’s soup however, involved brewing up the stock from bones, usually lamb, for […]

Shepherds Pie

Shepherds Pie

This traditional and hearty pie is ideal comfort food for a cold wintery night. Shepherds pie or Cottage pie is usually made with ground lamb or beef, winter vegetables and topped with mashed potato. Technically, because this version is topped with bread crumbs, it should […]

Black Bean Chocolate Brownies

Black Bean Chocolate Brownies

This would have to be the healthiest chocolate brownie recipe I have ever seen. The list of ingredients is a far cry from the original brownie recipes, such as those served at Palmer House Chicago since 1893 or those in Fannie Farmer’s 1896 Boston Cooking-School Cook Book.  […]

Pretzels

Pretzels

There are many and varied stories relating to the origin of the pretzel, at best I can conclude that they started somewhere in Europe a really, really long time ago. Nowadays it is pretty much accepted that they belong to Germany. There are a number […]

Churros

Churros

Churros – YUM!  Traditionally served for breakfast in Spain, they have become popular around the world as a sweet snack to be enjoyed at any time of the day.

Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

These muffins have a rich chocolate flavor with a light fluffy texture. I’ve known of someone to walk half way around the MCG at quarter time to snag some of these before they run out.

Tofu Scramble

Tofu Scramble

  Very satisfying tofu scramble that forms a great base for pretty much any veges you want to add (or have lying around).  Even people who don’t like tofu enjoy this dish.  

Pumpkin Coconut Soup

Pumpkin Coconut Soup

This is a great twist to the run-of-the-mill pumpkin soup. It’s creamy, full of flavor and a perfect zing of spice.

Tomato, Basil and Chilli Soup

Tomato, Basil and Chilli Soup

An oldie but a goodie. Nothing better than tomato soup on a cold day.

Pasta Vege Balls with Napoli Sauce and Zoodles

Pasta Vege Balls with Napoli Sauce and Zoodles

These vege balls are a great hit. Filling and full of flavor. Accompanied by napoli sauce and zoodles it’s a great way to get an Italian fix, vegan-style.

Doughnut Muffins

Doughnut Muffins

There’s nothing quite like finishing off a family trip to the Vic Market, in my home town of Melbourne, with a white paper bag filled with yummy jam doughnuts.  But alas, with a vegilante in your troop, and dairy in the batter and animal fat […]

Berry Muffins

Berry Muffins

Yummy berry muffins the whole family will love. With a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar, they they have irresistible crunchy sweet tops.  My pre-school niece and nephew who are not vegetarian nor vegan (and probably do not know what that even means) love for me to […]

Zucchini and Corn Fritters

Zucchini and Corn Fritters

There are a lot of variations of this old fav, and here is mine. This recipe is  simple, easy and suitable for any time of day. The mixture can be cooked as a fritter or spooned in to muffin papers. This fritter is packed with […]

I’ve run out of fresh food Baked Risotto

I’ve run out of fresh food Baked Risotto

Not matter how well you plan every so often you run out of fresh food – well at least I do.  In our non-vegilante days our go to meal was Tomato and Bacon Risotto (canned tomato, frozen bacon….), these days I’ve been trying to perfect […]

Upside down toffee apple cake

Upside down toffee apple cake

Lovely moist cake with a rich topping of toffee, caramel apples and a nice crunch of toasted walnuts on the bottom. A great way to finish off a family dinner, especially with a large scoop of vanilla icecream. Yum.

Broccoli Soup even kids will eat

Broccoli Soup even kids will eat

Broccoli! No, I’m not joking.  If your little vegling is insisting on a vegetarian or vegan diet and they don’t like broccoli, they’re in for a major reality check. Considered one of the world’s healthiest vegetables, it is jam packed with vitamins, minerals, dietary fibre […]

Orange cup cakes

Orange cup cakes

These orange cup cakes are as is light as a feather and really easy to make.  The orange zest gives some punch to delicate citrus flavor and is further enhanced by the orange icing.

Potato and Leek Soup

Potato and Leek Soup

Potato and Leek is one of the most comforting and familiar of all winter soups. This hearty version has a velvety texture and is a favorite of all the family.

Mexican Roast Veg with Rice

Mexican Roast Veg with Rice

My family loves Mexican food. It’s our go to cuisine when it seems like meals have become a bit boring. But we sometimes even over do the enchiladas and burritos, so I decided to mix it up a little.

Easy Vegan Mayonnaise

Easy Vegan Mayonnaise

There are a lot of recipes for vegan mayonnaise and the ingredients vary drastically from recipe to recipe. Some use tofu, some use the slimy liquid you drain off a can of chick peas (known as aqua faba). This recipe is simpler and you are […]

Thai Sweet Potato Soup

Thai Sweet Potato Soup

This nutritious and filling soup is quick and easy to make. The coconut cream makes it smooth and creamy and the lemon grass gives it that unmistakable Thai flavour.

Mushroom and Walnut Pate

Mushroom and Walnut Pate

Delicious vegan pate that can be used as a sandwich spread or on toast, partner with avocado for something extra special.

Spaghetti Bolentilaise

Spaghetti Bolentilaise

Rich tomato flavoured meat-free bolognaise sauce that can be used with any pasta or with lasagna. The lentils give it an authentic bolognaise texture, with added carrot and celery helping to boost up the nutrient count.

Black Bean Burgers

Black Bean Burgers

These hearty burger patties that are nothing like the store bought; the over processed scamburgers you may have tried.  These are soft, juicy and packed with flavor and hold together on the BBQ.  A delicious protein packed meat alternative.