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These small lentil sausage rolls fit perfectly into your childs lunch box. Or have on hand for a nutritious snack in-between meals.

Simple Lentil Sausage Rolls

This is a fun, nourishing party food and is really easy to make. All your kids’ friends will be coming back for more! – makes 28 small sausage rolls Ingredients LENTIL FILLING 1½ cups cooked brown lentils (½ cup lentils cooked with 1½ cups water) 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp coriander ½ tsp cumin […]

This milk tart recipe serves up a great treat and is sure to impress. Be ready to here your friends and family say, "Is this really vegan?"

Not Milk Tart

What is a milk tart you may ask? This is a traditional Dutch South African recipe called “melktert” translated to milk tart. It is a sweet pastry tart filled with a creamy milk custard and sprinkled with cinnamon. The authentic way of making a milk tart requires a lot of milk, sugar and eggs, but […]


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 […]


Sweetcorn Fritters

These vegan sweetcorn fritters are a tasty kid-friendly treat that can be enjoyed by the young and young at heart. – makes 14 fritters Ingredients 1 cup Creamed corn ½ cup sweet corn kernels 1 ½ cup flour 1 Tbsp fresh parsley 1 Tbsp fresh chives 3 Tbsp nutritional yeast (optional) ½ cup finely chopped […]


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 […]


Roasted Tomato and Asparagus Pasta

This is a romantic vegan meal that’s sure to impress your partner with your culinary skills, but it really isn’t difficult and doesn’t require much work to prepare. – serves 2 Ingredients Spaghetti for 2 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved 10 asparagus spears, chopped ½ cup unsalted roasted sunflower seeds 1 cup baby spinach, chopped […]