Recipe

Corn chowder

Seems winter has come back to bother us on the south coast (it actually snowed here yesterday) so I made a corn chowder to warm us up. You can cook this on the stove top or leave it to cook all day in a slow cooker so there’s a hearty …

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Blueberry Buttermilk Breakfast Biscuits

I’ve spent quite a long time trying (and failing) to make a vegan version of my mom’s buttermilk biscuits that are as floofaaaay and tasty as hers. However, I’m satisfied that I’ve finally managed it with this recipe. Ingredients 76g vegan margarine (I use Pure) 230g flour 1/2 tsp salt …

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Meetball sub

This is a huge fave in our house – meetball (meat free) sub topped with spicy marinara and vegan mayo. Ingredients 3 carrots (washed and grated) 3 celery stalks (washed and diced) 12 mushrooms (washed, grated then diced) 2 garlic cloves (minced) 2tsp turmeric 2tsp smoked paprika 1 tsp nutmeg …

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Sundried tomato burgers

I adapted a recipe originally created by Philipp Ertl to create these perfect meatless burgers. You can find Philip’s original  ‘pigs in blankets’ recipe on his Exceedingly Vegan website. My adaptation is below: Ingredients 140g sundried tomatoes 10 capers 200g ground almonds 3tsp miso paste 2tsp low salt soya sauce 1tsp …

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Cabbage rolls

These vegan cabbage rolls are robust, flavourful and filling. Ingredients 2 tablespoons oil (30 mL) 1 courgette, chopped 1 red bell pepper chopped 2 carrots, peeled and grated 6 med mushrooms diced 2 celery stalks, minced 1 clove minced garlic 3 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 tablespoon …

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Cranberry cake

This sweet white cake blends perfectly with the bite of sour cranberries. You will need a large bundt tin to bake this in. I was busy procrastinating instead of working on my doctorate research when I created this recipe so I haven’t done a test bake in any other kind …

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Sauerkraut Soup

Ingredients: 2 sticks celery (diced) 1 clove fresh garlic or 2 cloves pickled (minced) 2 large carrots (sliced into thin rounds) 4 med parboiled potatoes (skin on) sliced into 2cm thick sections 100g dry quinoa (rinsed) 1 tin of butterbeans plus the liquid from the tin 1 large jar sauerkraut …

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Raspberry coconut cookies

These soft chewy cookies taste of summer. Ingredients 300g self raising flour 100g caster sugar 100g coconut sugar 150ml coconut oil 75ml warm water 1tsp vanilla extract 10 freeze dried raspberries (crush with a fork) 10g desiccated coconut Method Combine sugar and oil and mix until creamy. Add rest of …

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Poached pear and ginger cake

I found the original idea for this cake on Zoe Bakes and decided to make a vegan version.  My recipe for a single batch is below – I made a double batch of batter but the next time I make this cake I’ll just make the one so that my …

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Vegan sausage rolls

These sausages hold together very well – once baked you can just pick them up and eat them without the puff pastry if you would prefer a lower fat version. Vegan sausage ingredients (makes 24 mini sausage rolls: 20 sun-dried tomatoes in oil 200g ground almonds 50g bread crumbs 20g …

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