Banana Bread

Recipes | February 26, 2016 | By

Banana Bread
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Ingredients
  1. 2 cups flour
  2. 3/4 cups unrefined cane sugar
  3. 1/2 cups dark brown sugar (treacle)
  4. 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  5. 3/4 teaspoon salt
  6. 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  7. 1/2 cups plain soy/vegan milk
  8. 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  9. 2 cups mashed ripe banana (about 4)
  10. 1/4 cups sunflower oil
  11. 2 Tablespoon maple syrup
  12. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract/paste
Instructions
  1. Turn oven on to 180°
  2. Sift together dry ingredients.
  3. Whisk together milk and cider vinegar and stand for 2 min. Add rest of wet ingredients and whisk well.
  4. Add dry ingredients to the wet, do not overmix.
  5. Bake for an hour.
  6. Allow to cool on cooling rack and enjoy!
Notes
  1. TIP: Feel free to add dairy-free dark chocolate chips, walnuts and/or raisins!
  2. Recipe and photo by Wilma Tarr - Living a Vegan Life
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Jody C’s Get Fresh Wrap

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Jody C’s Get Fresh Wrap
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Ingredients
  1. 1 medium beetroot grated
  2. 1 large carrot grated
  3. ½ cup mix sprouts
  4. 3 large spring onion chopped
  5. ½ cup diced cucumber
  6. 2 Tsp Fresh coriander chopped
  7. Wholemeal wraps
  8. Fresh Vegan Hummus
Instructions
  1. Mix all the fresh ingredients together (excluding hummus) in a large salad bowl.
  2. Heat the wraps up on a non stick pan until they start to change colour towards a golden brown.
  3. Spread 1x tablespoon hummus over the wrap.
  4. Pack in at much FRESH salad as you can, fold in half and enjoy!
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Berry Banana Nice-cream

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Berry Banana Nice-cream
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Ingredients
  1. 2x frozen bananas, peel and cut it up before you free them in a zip lock bag
  2. 1x cup of frozen berries (or your favourite fresh fruit)
  3. Dash of water / diary-free milk
  4. Garnish of your choice
Instructions
  1. Blend it all up in your high-speed blender until you reach the consistency of ice-cream
  2. Have fun decorating your nice-cream with your selected garnish
Notes
  1. Recipe & photo by CT Veganista
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Amy Anstey’s Rawr Pizza Recipe

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Amy Anstey’s Rawr Pizza Recipe
Yields 2
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Pizza Crust
  1. 4 Cups Flax Seed
  2. 1 Red Bell Pepper
  3. 1 Tbsp Oregano
  4. 1 Cup water
  5. (You could also add any spices you feel like & salt to taste, I kept mine salt free & it still tasted really good)
Tomato Base
  1. 100g Sundried Tomatoes, soaked
  2. 1 Tsp Paprika
  3. 1/2 Red Pepper
  4. Chilli flakes (as desired)
  5. 1 Clove Garlic
Toppings
  1. Baby Marrow
  2. Spinach
  3. Yellow Pepper
  4. Chives
  5. Sunflower Seeds
  6. Avocado
  7. Anything else your heart desires
For the Crust
  1. Pre-heat your oven to 190˚ C
  2. Add your red pepper to the blender/food processor with a cup of water, blend it up. Add your flax seeds & oregano to the mixture and blend it again. You want to end up with a mixture that’s quite doughy but not too thick. If you feel the mixture needs more water then go ahead and add small amounts at a time.
  3. Spread the mixture on a wax sheet and bake it in your oven for about 20 minutes.
Tomato Base
  1. For the tomato base, add all your ingredients to the blender and blend them up – try to keep the mixture nice and chunky.
Toppings
  1. Your last step! Take your crusts out of the oven, spread some tomato base on them and add your toppings!
Notes
  1. TIP: If you prefer this recipe raw, then you can also dehydrate the crusts for about 8 hours at 47˚C.
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Raw Ginger Gems

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Raw Ginger Gems
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Cookies
  1. 1/3 cup oats
  2. 1/3 cup almonds
  3. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  4. 1 tablespoon finely grated ginger
  5. 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  6. 2 tablespoon maple syrup
Pink frosting
  1. 2 tablespoons / 1 piece cacao butter
  2. 2 tablespoon beetroot juice (store-bought or juiced at home)
  3. 1 tablespoon maple syrup
Instructions
  1. Line a tray or cutting board with wax paper and spray the wax paper with Cook & Spray
  2. Grind the oats and almonds in a high speed blender or food processor until it forms a coarse powder
  3. Add the vanilla extract, grated ginger, maple syrup and ground nutmeg and mix until it forms a dough
  4. Roll the dough out on a surface and use a cookie cutter to press out shapes (it helps to wet the surface with a bit of water so the dough doesn’t stick to it)
  5. Use a spatula to scoop up your cookies and transfer your cookies to wax paper
  6. Pop into the freezer
  7. Make the pink chocolate dip: melt the cacao butter, add the beetroot juice and maple syrup, and mix until evenly combined.
  8. Take your cookies out of the freezer and dip it halfway into the mixture
  9. Put the dipped cookies back in the freezer for 5 minutes to set, and then dip the cookies again.
  10. Repeat until all the mixture is done.
  11. Keep in freezer until served..
  12. Enjoy with love!
Notes
  1. TIP: If you don’t have cacao butter, you can use coconut oil as well. It just doesn’t set as great.
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Anji Woodley’s Veggie Mince Wrap

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Anji Woodley’s Veggie Mince Wrap
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Ingredients
  1. 1 Box of Frys Veggie Mince
  2. 1 Small onion, diced
  3. 1/2 Teaspoon garlic, minced
  4. 1/2 Each yellow, red and green peppers, sliced
  5. 1 Punnet of mushrooms, diced
  6. 1 Handful of spinach, removed from stem
  7. 1 Avocado
  8. 4 Cauliflower wraps (banting tortillas)
  9. Plan-based cheeses, grated (optional)
Instructions
  1. Fry up your veggie mince and season with herb spices, onion & garlic
  2. Add in the peppers and mushrooms and sauté (Time depends on how crunchy you want the veggies to be)
  3. Add in your spinach to heat then remove pan off the heat
  4. Put your cauliwrap in a pan to heat
  5. Once heated, remove from the heat
  6. Add your ingredients to the wrap and top with avocado, sprinkle with plant-based cheese (optional)
  7. Wrap it up and enjoy
Notes
  1. TIP: Add any ingredients you wish, such as diced tomato, cucumber or beans - anything goes!
  2. Original source & photo credit: Fry's Family Foods
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Chick (pea) Mayo Toasties

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Chick (pea) Mayo Toasties
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Ingredients
  1. 1x can chickpeas, drained
  2. 3x stalks of celery, finely chopped
  3. ½ avocado
  4. 2 tablespoons of vegan mayonnaise (B-Well canola mayo from Pick n Pay)
  5. 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  6. Salt & pepper
  7. 1 – 2 Lettuce leaves
  8. 1 – 2 slices of vegan bread (Sasko, Albany, Woolworth’s)
  9. Fresh garnish (herbs / carrot julienne / sprouts)
Instructions
  1. Mash up the chickpeas with a fork or potato masher until you reach a chunky consistency
  2. Add the chopped celery, mayonnaise, lemon juice, avocado and mix.
  3. Season with salt and pepper according to taste
  4. Toast your slice(s) of bread
  5. Once toasted, lay down your lettuce and spread your filling over the leaves
  6. Close your sarmie with another slice of toasted bread or garnish and enjoy an open-sarmie
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Rosemary Mushroom Risotto

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Rosemary Mushroom Risotto
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Ingredients
  1. Olive oil, for frying
  2. 1x small onion, chopped
  3. 1x garlic clove, chopped
  4. 1x punnet of brown mushrooms, sliced
  5. Dried mixed herbs
  6. 125g (1/4 packet) Arborio / Risoni rice
  7. 750ml vegetable stock
  8. Garlic flakes
  9. Chilli flakes
  10. 2x Sprigs fresh Rosemary, one chopped and one whole for garnish
Instructions
  1. In a big pan or skillet, heat the olive oil on medium to high temperature (setting 4)
  2. Fry the onions till translucent, add garlic and mushrooms and stir frequently until mushrooms and onions starts to brown
  3. Add the rice and dried mixed herbs and stir well, coating the rice in the juices from the pan
  4. Turn down the temperature (setting 3).
  5. Add a big scoop full of stock to the pan, covering the rice mixture, and let it simmer over low heat. Stir continuously (in one direction only) until all the stock is absorbed.
  6. Add another big scoop and continue to stir. Repeat until all the stock is used and the rice is creamy and soft (about 20 minutes of cooking). In between scoops, add chopped rosemary, garlic flakes, chilli flakes and ground pepper to taste.
  7. Serve immediately with a sprig of fresh rosemary as garnish
Notes
  1. Recipe and photo from CTVeganista
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Vegetable Casserole with Biscuit Topping

Recipes | February 25, 2016 | By

Vegetable Casserole with Biscuit Topping
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Ingredients
  1. 2 potatoes, diced
  2. 1/4 cup light olive oil
  3. 1 carrot, diced
  4. 3 ribs celery, diced
  5. 1 onion, diced
  6. 1/3 cup flour
  7. 1 teaspoon garlic, minced (optional)
  8. 1 teaspoon thyme, chopped
  9. 1 can ready-to-serve split pea soup
  10. 4 cups vegetable broth
  11. 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, or to taste
  12. 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper, or to taste
  13. Biscuit dough
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 205 C
  2. Boil the potatoes for 10 minutes. Drain off the water and set the potatoes aside.
  3. In a large saucepan, sauté the carrot, celery, and onion in the oil until the vegetables are tender. Reduce the heat to low.
  4. On reduced heat, add the flour, garlic, and thyme. Sauté for 2 minutes.
  5. Stir in the split pea soup, potatoes, and vegetable broth.
  6. Bring the stew to a boil, reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. While the stew is simmering, prepare the 5-ingredient biscuit dough.
  8. Pour the stew into a 10 x 15-inch baking dish. Drop 15 uncooked biscuit dough balls on top of the stew. Bake, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the middle of a center biscuit comes out clean.
Notes
  1. Recipe from Vegan Family Cookbook by Brian P. McCarth
  2. Photo by Michelle Riley, HSUS
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Raw Sweet Potato Salad with Curry Almond Sauce

Recipes | February 25, 2016 | By

Raw Sweet Potato Salad with Curry Almond Sauce
Serves 3
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Ingredients
  1. 1/2 cup (115g) almond butter
  2. 1/2 cup (115g) melted coconut oil
  3. 6 teaspoons curry powder
  4. 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  5. 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  6. 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  7. 2 sweet potatoes
  8. 1 cup (225g) dried raisins
  9. 1 cup (225g) chopped walnuts
Instructions
  1. Make the Curry Almond Sauce by whisking or blending together the almond butter, coconut oil, curry powder, cinnamon, apple cider vinegar and soy sauce.
  2. Peel the sweet potatoes and either spiralize them, grate them or use a peeler to make the raw sweet potato noodles.
  3. Place the sweet potato noodles in a bowl with the currants and walnuts and massage the sauce into the raw sweet potato salad.
  4. This recipe is best enjoyed the day it is made for optimal sweet potato crunch, but the Curry Almond Sauce can be made in advance for a quick weeknight meal.
Notes
  1. Recipe adapted from Jesse Lane Lee, CNP/JesseLaneWellness.com
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