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…

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…

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…

Carrot Lemon Lentil Patties

Via Ffffound The following are a veganized, slightly jazzed up version of these patties. We feasted on these at home last night. YUUUUUM. They’re delicious with roast potatoes, a big green salad topped with toasted seeds and drizzled with balsamic dressing. You could make some winning vegan hamburgers with them aswell – that’s what we’re…

Dairy Free Dijon Scalloped Potatoes

Via Ffffound   This recipe is from ‘How It All Vegan’ by Sarah Kramer & Tanya Barnard, which is an awesome introduction to healthier eating. The dish is super-creamy with a tangy kick, and is perfect comfort food. It’s been on high rotation at my place ever since I first made it a last month!…