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…

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…

Victory Strikes Again Vegan Lasagne

Gwen Stefani via HFGL @ VFiles (love Gwen ♥)   Finally, a lasange recipe that isn’t gianorm potluck size! This makes enough for up to four servings – you want to use a baking dish around 5 x 9″ in size. Tofu-phobes, soy allergy peeps and those suffering from tofu fatigue take note: This is…

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…

Creamy Pumpkin Baked Pasta (Gluten Optional)

Kitteh Via Ffffound   Some evenings, all you want is a big, fat comfort dinner. A giant bowl of pasta sprinkled with cheese was my go-to for years when I was in the doldrums of lazy vegetarianism. I used to think that eating vegan would mean the end of all things creamy and satisfying passing…

The Only Pumpkin Soup Recipe You Will Ever Need

Via Ffffound This is one of my favourite soups ever. The winter I discovered it, there was constantly a pot on the stove, it turned into an obsession! Making soup is another one of those things I figured would be a big hassle, but actually isn’t at all. This one in particular comes together in…

Tofu Lentil Kofta Bake

Fur Girl by Mark Ryden, via Non Solo Kawaii   This bake is a recipe from Now Vegan! by Lynda Stoner that I have tweaked just a little. It is comforting, belly filling and brimming with radness. Tofu is so, so good! It reheats really well the following day, too; just cover the leftovers with…

Dairy Free Creamy Winter Vegetable Casserole

Via Ffffound This recipe has been adapted from The Really Useful Ultimate Student Vegetarian Cookbook by Helen Aitken; I veganized it to make it more body friendly, and amped up the veges and the sauce a little. This casserole rules, it’s perfect winter food and is easy as fuck to make. Pair it with some…