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…

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…

Scrambled Tofu

Image © Kitchen Rebellion   Whether you need breakfast, brunch or lunch, this tasty, quick to prepare, tofu scramble has got you covered! It is an especially great option when you want something jam-packed with protein. One serving and you have 40% of your RDI locked down. BOOM. Scrambled tofu is a vegan staple that…

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…

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…

Cannelloni with Basil-Tofu Ricotta and F*ck Yeah Garlic Tomato Pasta Sauce

Via Internally Erased @ Tumblr   Perhaps it is a subconscious result of all the Sopranos being watched in my household, but I am giving Italian cuisine some serious love lately! Basil-Tofu Ricotta is heaven-sent for dairy free lovers of Italian food. The recipe is adapted from Isa & Terry‘s Veganomicon, though it first appeared…

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)….

Vegan Pie Adventure #1 – Savoury Tofu Vege Pie

Debbie Harry, via Pretty In Pink   My first ever vegan pie! And the launch of a new category for Kitchen Rebellion – Live And Let Pie, in which I aim to prove that pies are way more awesome when they don’t play by the traditional meat-and-dairy rules. We are kicking things off with a…

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…

Gentleman’s Stuffed Capsicums

Tattoo by Xoil, via his Facebook gallery. Isn’t this great? Such an interesting, graphic style of work, I love it. Thanks to Coilhouse for the head’s up.   These capsicums are luxe, baby. They take a while to come together, but once the rice is done, you’re on the home stretch, I promise! If the…