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…

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…

Tofu Three Ways (Marinades A-Go-Go)

The Static in Front of Your Dreams by Sashiko Yuen |   Secure in the knowledge that there is no such thing as too many tofu marinade recipes, here are three rad, simple ones for you to sample. One tangy and citrus-y, one soy-based with a little chilli-lime kick and another featuring simple, satisfying curry…

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…

Multitasking Stovetop Stewed Lentils & Tomatoes

Image via Ffffound   It used to be hard for me to get excited about lentils. I mean, lentils, c’mon. Little did I know that I was missing out on a range of nutritional powerhouses that, in their wild versatility, are capable of some truly wonderful (and delicious) feats. I love the little hint of…

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…

Beer Battered Tofu Nuggets

Image via Qiu Yang Photography   Earlier this week I went into frenzy of beer battering, thanks to this recipe for Beer Battered Avocado Wedges from Avocado and Ales, which I adapted to create these beyond moreish Tofu Nuggets. I love these things! This recipe is an easy, fail-proof three-parter. Make the batter, marinade the…

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…

Lentil-Stuffed Roasted Red Capsicums

Via Il Pulpo @ Tumblr   Tonight we had friends over for dinner, it was so great to hang with a couple of my fav ladies. I served these capsicums along with some creamy Dairy Free Dijon Scalloped Potatoes and a lil green salad. Nom!   Lentil-Stuffed Roasted Red Capsicums What you need: 2 medium…