Awesome Vegan Chow Mein with Veges & Tofu

Comfort food at its best. When life calls for noodles, this is the recipe you need! This makes a huge serving for one, plenty for two or nibbles for three. ♥ Awesome Vegan Chow Mein with Veges & Tofu Ingredients: 3 tbsp rice bran oil (or canola, sunflower etc) 1/2 brown onion, sliced 1 clove…

Fast ‘n Fluffy Vegan Pancakes

  There is something about stuffing yourself full of a warm, maple syrup drizzled plateful of pancakes that temporarily makes the world seem like a better place. They are the ultimate take-it-easy treat. Perfect fuel for lazy Sunday movie watching, relaxed sleep-ins and afternoon naps. These are no nonsense, fuss free, classic pancakes. If you…

Quickie Potato and Cannellini Bake

  This is one of those dishes that you can quickly prepare in zombie mode, especially if you already have a jar of sauce to hand. One night a month or so ago, I felt like making a new, super easy potato-thing that was a bit more substantial than the standard roasted chunks we usually…

Chocolate Pudding Thickshake (Dairy Free and Delicious! )

  This shake ticks three of my favourite boxes: vegan, chocolate and creamy. Drinking tofu may sound like some kinda craziness, but our beloved ‘fu falls into the background of this shake, providing a creamy, thick backdrop for all of the smooth chocolate-y sweetness. Never underestimate the power of stealth tofu: it’s in there, nourishing…

Flash Gordon Chilli

One hazy afternoon recently I was in the kitchen,  pantry-staring, feeling tired and wondering what the easiest route to something hot and hearty was going to be. This recipe is the result. No chopping necessary! It’s as easy as throwing three things into a saucepan: tomatoes,  beans and spices. Then basically all you have to…

Wham Bam Thank You Ma’am Banana Cake

  For the last six months I have had my head down studying Patternmaking at Fashion Tech. Today we graduated! This is the course that I had to leave, because of my health foibles, four years ago, so it has been a poignant day. I am proud of myself and excited for the present and…

The People’s Tofu

I’ve found that the easiest way to make tofu amazing is to marinade it overnight, regardless of what any given recipe may call for. This allows the marinade juices to really soak in and infuse the tofu with an eye-popping, skeptic-converting amount of flavour. For so long I didn’t take advantage of  tofu,  until an…

Pecan Pancakes & Shortcut Boysenberry Sauce

Food photography by Lissa Davidson; header image via Pinterest   Do pecans make everything better? My vote is YES! I made this recipe when I had a craving for pancakes with a little somethin’ extra and it has become my go to recipe. Refrigerating the batter for 20 minutes might test your patience, but it…

Curried Udon Soup with Broccoli & Mushrooms

    This right here is my favourite comfort food at the moment. A hearty, satisfying udon soup that has warmed my belly on many a cold afternoon. The broccoli, mushrooms and chunky noodles absorb the curry broth in a most delicious way, and it has a ginger kick that is guaranteed to make you…

Apricot & Berry Vegan Mini Crumbles

Image via Pinterest   Last night after dinner I was craving something sweet, but was in one of those moods where spending a lot of time making dessert happen was not at all on the cards. My solution? An easy, old school fruit crumble. The only hard part about this whole gig, is leaving the…

Health by Stealth Caulifredo Sauce

Art by Nicoletta Ceccoli   When I came across the idea of cauliflower sauce, I was a little skeptical, but also intrigued. Intrigued enough that I had to try it. Like so many things that turn out to be awesome, it was just crazy enough to work. The result? Well, the post-blending taste test literally…

Lissa’s Midnight Pancakes

Art via Ffffound   Every now and then, I need pancakes. I’m not alone on that one, right?! This recipe is the result of a recent late night pancake craving. The batter is simple and sweet with a few extras to make it special: a hint of fragrant cinnamon and vanilla, along with almond meal…