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…

Summer Salad with Maple-Soy Lemon Dressing

Tis the season for salads spiked with summer fruit.

Game Changing Sweet Chilli-Soy Vegetable Stir Fry (Vegan!)

Via Pinterest ♥ I love stir fries – they are so quick, easy and awesome – but was getting a little bored of my standard issue sauce, which is tasty but was lacking some kind of stir fry X factor. This was an experiment that became one of those ‘hallelujah’ recipes! Double the sauce recipe, divide it…

Kidney Bean & Chickpea Salad with Spiced Citrus Dressing

  Marion Cotillard (photog. Mario Testino) / via my Pinterest   I feel like legumes deserve an apology from me. For so long the dodgy, mass produced versions of legume salads that lurk in the corners of supermarket delis, constituted the sum total of my legume-salading experience and it put me off big time. I…

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…

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…

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…

Midweek Meltdown Roasted Pumpkin & Chickpea Salad

Image via We Heart It   Oh hell yes. File this one under “salads that make you go mmm”. This recipe features some of my current favourite foodthings: chickpeas, roasted pumpkin and toasted pumpkin seeds. They come together to create a substantial salad that will fill you right up and get you charging towards the…