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Cashew Nog: a delicious and merry vegan egg nog created by Mattie from www.veganbaking.net.

Nutty Egg Nog

This vegan Cashew Nog recipe is super easy to make and doesn’t actually contain eggs. It’s just a great ‘nog to put a splash of bourbon or rum into. It’s even good on its own. Using the arrowroot powder or tapioca flour is important to achieve the creamy texture and emulsify the healthy cashew oil […]

Add a subtle elegance to your bangers and mash with this vegan recipe for mustard mash.

Mustard Mash

Add a subtle elegance to your bangers and mash with this vegan recipe for mustard mash. – serves 4 as a side dish Ingredients 5 large potatoes, peeled and cubed Knob of vegan margarine 1 Tbsp vegan wholegrain mustard A handful fresh flat leaf parsley, roughly chopped Salt and freshly ground black pepper Method Add […]

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Vegan Sushi

Who says vegans can’t enjoy sushi? This is one example, but you can add whatever ingredients you prefer, like tomato or lettuce. The choice is up to you! – makes 12 pieces Ingredients 1 cup sushi or short-grain sticky rice rice 2 Tbsp of brown sugar 4 Tbsp of vinegar seaweed paper sheets 1 carrot […]

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Spinach and Red Pepper Muffins

These savoury vegan muffins are the perfect treat for lunch on the run. You can make them with any flour, but by using whole-wheat flour you give them an extra health kick. – makes 11 muffins Ingredients 2 cups wholewheat flour 1 tsp baking powder ¼ tsp baking soda ¼ cup nutritional yeast (optional) ¼ […]

A creamy vegan mayo recipe to add flavour and creaminess to your salads and sandwiches. Photo © Andrea

Vegan Mayonnaise

Whip up a creamy vegan mayonnaise in minutes to add to your wraps and salads. Ingredients 340 g firm tofu 6 Tbsp olive oil 6 Tbsp water 2-3 Tbsp lemon juice ¼ tsp sea salt ¼ tsp paprika ¼ tsp mustard Method Put all the ingredients except the oil and water in a blender. Blend […]

Add a new vegan side dish to your favourite meat-free braai with this Cheezly and Chive baked potato recipe. Photo © Mel

Cheezly and Chives Baked Potatoes

Add a new vegan side dish to your favourite meat-free braai with this Cheezly and Chive baked potato recipe. – serves 4 as side dish Ingredients 4 large baking potatoes ½ bunch finely chopped green chives 1 block Cheezly super melting vegan cheese – flavour of your choice Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste […]

Add colour to your vegan braai dishes with a few colourful vegetable kebabs. Photo © Mel

Veg Kebabs

Add colour to your vegan braai dishes with a few colourful vegetable kebabs. Ingredients 2 brinjals 2 white onions 1 red onion 1 pack patty pans 1 pack baby marrows 1 red bell pepper 1 yellow bell pepper ½ tsp fresh herbs ½ tsp cayenne pepper 100 ml olive oil Salt and freshly ground pepper […]

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Tahini Free Hummus

This light and refreshing hummus is made without tahini, making it a lot cheaper and easy to make, so that’s ready to serve in seconds. Ingredients 1 can Garbanzo beans (chickpeas) 1 tsp cumin powder ½ tsp paprika 3 Tbsp lemon juice 3 ½ Tbsp Olive oil ¼ tsp chilli powder 1 Tbsp water (add […]

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Rosemary and Olive Focaccia

If you’re a baking fan, you will love this focaccia recipe. It takes a little care, but the results are worth it! Add an Italian flavour to a long sunburnt afternoon. – serves 6 as a side dish Ingredients 30 g fresh yeast ½ tsp sugar 600 ml warm water 4 Tbsp olive oil 680 […]

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Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Who says vegans can’t have a creamy mushroom sauce? Here is a recipe to make sure you still enjoy one of your favourite meals. – serves 4 as a side Ingredients 1 punnet of mushrooms, sliced Small bunch of chives, finely chopped 250 ml Orley Whip 1 tsp corn flour Salt and freshly ground black […]