Stuffed eggplant

I tried a meal similar to this at a Middle Eastern restaurant and loved the flavours. This is my recreation of this dish. It’s vegan, gluten free and full of flavour. I served this dish with my favourite salad. Apple and quinoa salad: https://foodiehaven.com.au/2020/02/25/apple-and-quinoa-salad/ Recipe Serves 2 – Takes 70 minutes Ingredients 1 large eggplant/aubergineContinue reading “Stuffed eggplant”

Oven-baked falafels

These vegan, gluten-free falafels are a crowd pleaser. The carrots stop them drying out and because they’re being baked, they don’t need any flour. I served these with dips, oven roasted veggies and flat bread. Recipe Makes 12 – Takes 45 minutes Ingredients 1 cup dried chickpeas (garbanzo beans), soaked overnight in 6-8 cups waterContinue reading “Oven-baked falafels”

Chilli, basil, tofu stir fry

This recipe is a perfect lunch or dinner. It’s vegan, easily gluten free, but free, easy to make and full of flavour. This recipe will make you want seconds. Recipe Serves 3-4 – Takes 40 minutes Ingredients 1 broccoli, cut into florets 2-3 carrots, peeled and chopped 1 cup (about 6) chopped mushrooms (I usedContinue reading “Chilli, basil, tofu stir fry”

Coconut bliss balls

These vegan, nut free bliss balls are simple to make, and use ingredients you will have in your pantry. These are a perfect snack or dessert. Recipe Takes 1 hour 10 minutes – Makes 20-30 bliss balls Ingredients 1 cup chopped pepitas (or preferred nut or seed) 3.5 cups of rolled oats 1.5 cups dessicatedContinue reading “Coconut bliss balls”

Vegan Pad Thai

I love pad Thai, and this is recipe is full of vegetables, with tempeh for protein. It’s vegan, can be modified to gluten free and is nut free making it perfect for everyone. Recipe Serves 6 – Takes 50 minutes Ingredients 1 broccoli, cut into florets 3 carrots, peeled and sliced 2 bunches of PakContinue reading “Vegan Pad Thai”

Banana and date bread

This vegan breakfast, dessert or snack is hard to stop eating. It’s full of dates and cinnamon and is perfect on its own, with margarine or toasted with fruit. Recipe Serves 8-10 – Takes 1 hour 20 minutes Ingredients 4 medium ripe bananas 1/3 brown sugar 1/2 cup oats 1 1/2 white flour 3 1/4Continue reading “Banana and date bread”

Mexican tofu scramble

This Mexican tofu scramble is a great lunch or dinner. it’s fast, easy, full of protein and being vegan and gluten-free it’s perfect for anyone. I made this dish for lunch and it was a hit for everyone that tried it. I hope you enjoy it too. Recipe Serves 4 – Takes 15 minutes IngredientsContinue reading “Mexican tofu scramble”

Apple and Quinoa salad

This is my favourite salad, it’s deliciously addictive and full of iron, protein and good fats. This vegan, gluten free and nut free salad will satisfy any house guest. This salad is a perfect accompaniment to just about any lunch or dinner. I was served a similar salad with pomegranate at a restaurant which wasContinue reading “Apple and Quinoa salad”

Overnight oats

This is one of my favourite breakfasts, it’s easy to make and full of flavour and nutrients. It keeps you full and leaves you satisfied. This vegan, gluten free (if using gluten free oats) and easily modified to nut free breakfast is perfect for the whole family. This is a recipe that is incredibly simple.Continue reading “Overnight oats”

Quick and easy napoli sauce

This sauce is perfect for when you are in a rush to make dinner, or are in the mood for pasta. It’s vegan, with chickpeas (garbanzo beans) for extra protein. Recipe Serves 3 – Takes 20-30 minutes Ingredients One can of chopped tomatoes (400g) One can of chickpeas (garbanzo beans, 400g) 3 cloves of garlicContinue reading “Quick and easy napoli sauce”

Cinnamon and Pear Quinoa Porridge

This hearty Quinoa porridge is an amazing way to start the day. It’s not only nutritious but vegan and gluten-free. This is a breakfast I love making before university or on the weekend when I just want something both delicious and filling. It’s full of good fats, protein, and vitamins. I hope you enjoy thisContinue reading “Cinnamon and Pear Quinoa Porridge”

Shiitake and Miso soup

This is a flavourful and satisfying soup. Perfect for a cold winter night, to help fight a cold or for when you just want soup. Recipe Makes 8 large bowls of soup Ingredients 1-2 tbs neutral oil (I used rice bran) 2 carrots – diced 1 zuchinni/corguette – diced 3 cloves garlic – minced 1Continue reading “Shiitake and Miso soup”

Oat and banana muffins

These muffins are a great breakfast or snack. They’re perfect to serve to guests, bring to work or to school. They’re gluten free (if using gluten free oats), nut free and easily modified to vegan, making them great for those with allergies or dietary restrictions. These are a hit in my household, I hope theyContinue reading “Oat and banana muffins”