Chilled Out Chilli-Lime Tofu & Lemon-Garlic Green Beans

Image via Scotch & Jazz at Dusk @ Tumblr.   Mix and match is where it’s at. Use these two tasty recipes as the base of a meal or whip ’em up separately to add some protein-y goodness or green-hued superpowers to your food fix. The Chilli-Lime Tofu is tangy, moreish and so full of…

Lime Soy Tempeh Strips for Two

Photo by Dale May, neckpiece by Mother of London; via Mother of London @ Tumblr   Snack time! This one is so, so easy. Also: 100% boyfriend approved. Tempeh (pronounced TEM-pay, FYI) is another one of those things that I had never heard of until I started diving into the world of vegan deliciousness. For…

Easy 3-Herb Pesto

Art via The Art of Animation   If your herb garden is in need of raiding, making pesto is one of the best ways to go about it. Traditionally, pesto includes a hard cheese such as parmesan; leaving it out really lets the vibrancy if the herbs and creaminess of the pinenuts shine through. The…

Asparagus, Snow Pea & Green Bean Three-Way

Image via Cute Boys With Cats (I love you, internet)   This is a quick and easy way to get more soul-firing greens into your life. A trio of green goodness, made moreish with a simple combination of garlic, lemon and soy sauce, with the subtle flavour of peanut oil bringing it all together. Peanut…

Smashed Garlicky Cannellini Beans

Image via Ffffound |   My friend Shel gave me this easy, fast, rad as hell recipe when she was in town late last year and I will ever be grateful! It was the second coolest thing about her visit, next to meeting her badass & supercute baby boy for the first time ♥ These…

Three-Way Chickpea Carrot Salad with Fresh Lemon-Herb Dressing

Image via Ffffound |   I offer this belly-rubbing recipe in lieu of the promised post about eating vegan in provincial New Zealand, which was abandoned when I realised that eating vegan well in the provinces involves exactly the same thing as eating vegan well in any NZ city: prepare to do it yourself and…

Rock Your Face Off Ginger-Lime Tofu

Image via Hex Boyfriend@ Tumblr   My food notebook records this as “tofu marinade #4”; the three others were inferior proto-types of the glory that is this insanely flavourful ginger-lime version. Fourth time’s a charm! This is no subtle tofu. It packs a big punch: tangy, spicy and super fresh. You will be going back…

Badass Chickpeas & Carrots with Roasted Asparagus

Via Ffffound   This is my latest fast and tasty legume creation, complemented by juicy roasted asparagus. To round out an awesome meal, add a handful of green leaves dolloped with tangy homemade tofu mayo. Chickpeas are one of the most versatile foods around, and undeniably one of the healthiest, being packed with protein, iron,…

Quinoa-Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Via Ffffound   Mmm, shrooms. The following is a modified version of this sweet ass recipe from Gluten Free Goddess. I cook the quinoa in vegetable stock to amp up the flavour and switch up a couple of ingredients (because even though garlic and onions are great, you don’t have to put ’em in everything)….