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…

Balsamic Brown Rice Salad

Siouxsie Sioux for Dazed and Confused (1999) via Cats with Famous People   Earlier this week I was lucky enough to spend three days hanging out with some of my favourite people at an awesome little bach in the sunshine and slow pace of the Queen Charlotte Sounds. It was so rejuvenating; a stunning part…

Wholegrains 101: The Rice Smackdown

  Diva by Christiane Vleugels Before I started my vegan foods adventure, I was super ignorant about the jaw-dropping diversity that exists in the plant-based food world. And I say this as someone who switched to a vegetarian diet at age sixteen, thirteen lucky years ago, and dabbled a tiny bit in vegan eating every…

Roasted Pumpkin Topped Rice Bake

  Grumpy Cat via Ffffound This is a simple, light tasting bake that is great for a weeknight winter dinner huddled around the heater. We’ve been doing a lot of that lately, up in the Wellington hills! As well as being delicious, pumpkin, sunflower and sesame seeds add an extra punch of protein, vitamins and…

Deluxe Roasted Vege Rice Bake with Rich Tomato-Onion Sauce

Image via Asi Es Como Es   When in doubt: rice bake. This bake so, so satisfying and warming. There is a little bit of everything and it is all delicious and all superpowered. Creamy cannellini beans, toasted pine nuts, succulent roasted red capsicum, cumin-spiked zucchini and sweet chunks of pumpkin, all wrapped up in…

Chinese Takeout Vegan Chow Mein (+ recipe for Chow Mein Tofu Marinade)

Art via Ffffound |   A weeknight quickie for y’all – this comes together superfast once the tofu has finished marinading. This awesome marinated tofu and vegetable chow mein satisfies my cravings for greasy boxes of chinese food, without the belly full of oil and MSG that often results from phoning in an order! Soba…

Creamy Pumpkin Coconut Rice Bake

The Princess and the Prey by Nicoletta Ceccoli, via Creep Machine   This is a creamy, comforting vegan bake that happens to be gluten-free as well (ultimate bodylove, baby!). It is also easy as hell to make. Lightly spiced without being bland, fresh vegetables and jasmine rice are drawn together with a sweet, simple pumpkin-coconut…

Curried Tofu with Sweet Vegetable Curry

Via Ffffound   The quick vegetable curry recipe does a good imitation of more traditional slow-cooked versions. The curry is mild and delicious, a perfect partner for the spicy slices of tofu, which are marinated then baked to seal in the flavour. Fuck yeah. Tofu is the best, and the marinade here really packs in…

Feeling Zombified Easy As Hell Creamy Tomato Rice

Installation by Gottfried Helnwein, via But Does It Float   I was craving something a little tomatoey creamy for lunch today, and this little experiment worked out fucking delish, if I do say so myself. It is also super easy and superpowered!   Feeling Zombified Easy As Hell Creamy Tomato Rice What you need: 1/2…

Lazy Sunday Rice, Peas n Shrooms

Via Ffffound   This concoction was born earlier this afternoon, when I was craving something light and filling for lunch, and also wanted to use up some fresh herbs that I have had laying around for almost-too-long. It may appear to be a frankenstein mash-up of flavours – and it is! – but trust me,…

Tahini-Tomato Chickpea Casserole (+ Why Do Dried Legumes Rule?)

By Russ Mills, via Ffffound We had this for dinner last night with a big dollop of smashed pumpkin. Simple, delicious, wholesome goodness. It was rhe first time I have ever prepared legumes from dried, instead of using canned ones. They taste much cleanerfresherbetter, which makes sense when you think about it. Also, it is…