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Vegan Beetroot Carpaccio With Zesty Broccoli Crumb
Vegan Beetroot Carpaccio With Zesty Broccoli Crumb

A Beetroot Carpaccio is an excellent vegan appetizer or side dish for a plant-based feast. And it requires little to no effort and can be made a day ahead! Perfectly roasted beetroot slices topped with an instant zesty broccoli crumb, a tangy mustard sauce and toasted...

Weeknight Red Lentil Veggie Dal
Weeknight Red Lentil Veggie Dal

I am back with my promise to inspire you to eat more veggies this year. This time, I am sharing a much loved, family favourite Weeknight Red Lentil Veggie Dal that I could make in my sleep. When there is no dinner and no inspiration, THIS is what I make. It is a basic...

A Good Chimichurri Sauce
A Good Chimichurri Sauce

We are in the middle of the first week of February. This means that the kids have been at school for roughly about a week and I am already running out of lunchbox and after school snack ideas. To fix that, I have come up with a very fun idea. Every morning I meal prep...

Sticky Vegan Miso Roasted Carrots
Sticky Vegan Miso Roasted Carrots

Today, I am taking the hassle out of roasting carrots. No more wondering how long to roast for or at what temperature and no more mushy carrots. With my crowd-pleasing garlic and miso infused Miso Roasted Carrots! They are so good you will be eating carrots several...

Crispy Bay Roasted Smashed Potatoes With Green Sauce
Crispy Bay Roasted Smashed Potatoes With Green Sauce

Crispy Smashed Potatoes are the gold standard of after-school snacks! I mean, we can have oven-baked chips everyday but if there is a better, more adventurous and crispier way to sample our afternoon carbs then .... why not? These bay leaf infused crispy roasted...

Roasted Rhubarb And Chia Parfait
Roasted Rhubarb And Chia Parfait

In a month when the weather starts getting golden with long spells of warm sunshine, my obsession with Birchers will return. But in the mean while, a pot of coconut soaked chia with spice roasted rhubarb is warming some of my nights and most of my mornings. A decadent...

Cauliflower Rice Biryani Salad
Cauliflower Rice Biryani Salad

A few years ago when people discovered that they could do so much more with cauliflower other than bake or roast it, it was like a whole new genre of cooking opened up to discover. Cauliflower was pulsed and crumbed to mimic raw rice and form a pure veggie pizza base...

Rhubarb Strawberry Balsamic Jam
Rhubarb Strawberry Balsamic Jam

A ruby red jam made by slow roasting rhubarb and strawberries with a dash of balsamic and vanilla in a heavy cast iron pan on the cooktop is ready in just under an hour and is delightfully tart and sweet. Makes an ideal Christmas present. I am a jam fiend. My mum made...

Blood Orange Granita
Blood Orange Granita

One of the hardest citrus trees to grow, blood oranges usually have a very short season and therefore very prized in the culinary circuit. In the past few years I have seen them in abundance and their supply seems to be growing. Yay for all those blood orange groves...

Apple Crumble Bircher With Macadamia Milk
Apple Crumble Bircher With Macadamia Milk

Ever since I first tried almond milk, I have had problems with it intermittently. It is very random and has nothing to do with how fresh it is, although I have noticed that I will most definitely have a tummy upset if the almond milk is a day old. But then again on...

Sumac Roasted Eggplant Lentil And Cherry Salad
Sumac Roasted Eggplant Lentil And Cherry Salad

This is a thoroughly satisfying, hearty and savoury salad made with minimal fuss by roasting eggplant slices rubbed with sumac, making a garlic balsamic dressing in a mason jar and tossing it all together in a bowl with some lentils, dried cherries and herbs. Need...

Maple Roasted Dutch Carrots With Garlicky Carrot Top Hummus
Maple Roasted Dutch Carrots With Garlicky Carrot Top Hummus

In the first edition of nose to tail veggies, I present you with a flavour-packed vegan dish of beautiful maple and spice roasted Dutch carrots on a bed of garlicky carrot top hummus. Easy to make and looks sensational on a platter to feed at your next party....