How to: Brown Mushrooms

How to: Brown Mushrooms How to: Brown Mushrooms The full-proof way to bring out maximum flavour. 1 cup mushrooms1 tsp salt1 tsp butter (or margarine) Slice your mushrooms.Heat up a frying pan, but do not add any butter or margarine yet.Add the mushrooms to the hot pan. Add the salt. Stir the mushrooms so that … Continue reading How to: Brown Mushrooms

Vegan Lentil and Mushroom Shepherds Pie

Vegan Lentil and Mushroom Shepherds Pie Winter cooking is always about belly-warming, nourishing meals that make you nostalgic. I feel like foods that give me comfort and make me feel full, so salads definitely do not cut it this time of the year. Yesterday was the first time that I tried this Shepherd´s pie, and … Continue reading Vegan Lentil and Mushroom Shepherds Pie

Vegan Overnight Oats

Vegan Overnight Oats An easy no-cook oats recipe. Perfect for mornings where you are in a hurry. 1 cup uncooked oats100 ml soy milk1 banana1 tsp vanilla extract Use a glass jar for this recipe.Add the oats into the jar.Pour the milk over the oats, add in the vanilla extract. Add room temperature water to … Continue reading Vegan Overnight Oats

Five Steps to Reduce Waste in the Kitchen

Five Steps to Reduce Waste in the Kitchen Food waste is something personal to me, I grew up poor and we were always told not to waste food, save plastic baggies and reuse them, wash glass bottles and reuse them for food storage and so on. Some things seem pretty obvious to do in terms … Continue reading Five Steps to Reduce Waste in the Kitchen

Creamy Potato Puree

Creamy Potato Puree It´s winter here in South Africa, cold fronts every week and gloomy weather to boot. This is the ideal time to take extra care of your body and your mind. Sometimes I run out of ideas for dinner, and like everyone else, I am often not in the mood to stand in … Continue reading Creamy Potato Puree

Papaya Protein Smoothie

post-workout Papaya Protein Smoothie During hard lockdown last year, I decided to finally start strength training. I have dumbbells that have been gathering dust in my cupboard, and I figured that hard lockdown was the best time to take up exercising and keep myself from going crazy. As a result, I had to up my … Continue reading Papaya Protein Smoothie

Vegan Banana Oats

Banana Oats Vegan Banana Breakfast Oats Saucepan 80 grams rolled oats1 teaspoon salt1 whole banana100 ml soy milk500 ml water Bring water to the boil in a small saucepanAdd in the rolled oatsAdd in the saltCook until all the water is absorbedAdd in soy milkSpoon oats into a bowlThinly slice the bananaTop the oats with … Continue reading Vegan Banana Oats

Soya Protein Shake

Soya Protein Shake During hard lockdown last year, I decided to finally start strength training. I have dumbbells that have been gathering dust in my cupboard, and I figured that hard lockdown was the best time to take up exercising and keep myself from going crazy. As a result, I had to up my protein … Continue reading Soya Protein Shake

Vegan Barley and Vegetable Soup

Vegan Barley and Vegetable Soup I have searched far and wide for a recipe similar to this one, this is how my mother makes vegetable soup in the winter. It is thick and chunky and warm and filling and lovely. Most of the recipes that I find online or on Pinterest are similar to this … Continue reading Vegan Barley and Vegetable Soup

Lemon-Garlic Spaghetti

Lemon-Garlic Spaghetti Ingredients: 1 handful of spaghetti 3 cloves of garlic 10ml lemon juice Salt Chilli oil or chilli flakes Method: Cook the pasta to your preference In a separate pan, heat up some oil and lightly fry the chopped garlic Make sure not to burn the garlic Once the spaghetti is cooked, add in … Continue reading Lemon-Garlic Spaghetti