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Vegan vanilla cake

Vegan vanilla cake

(Recipe and image from Loving it vegan) Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C) Sift the flour into a mixing bowl. Add the sugar, baking soda and salt and mix together. Add the soy milk, vanilla, oil and vinegar and give it a quick whisk with a hand whisk until just...
The best chocolate cake!

The best chocolate cake!

Preheat the oven to 180 and grease two round cake tins Mix all of the dry ingredients together Mix together all of the wet ingredients and add to the dry mixture, making sure it’s mixed thoroughly Pour evenly into the two cake tins and bake for 30 mins or until...
Stuffed, roasted pumpkin

Stuffed, roasted pumpkin

Preheat oven to 180 °C Melt vegan butter in a large pan on medium heat Add in chopped onion and celery and let it simmer for ten minutes Meanwhile, cut the pumpkin in half and scoop out the seeds. Continue to scoop out some of the pumpkin flesh (but don’t...
Lentil and nut loaf with BBQ glaze

Lentil and nut loaf with BBQ glaze

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees fan bake or 200 degrees regular bake and line a baking tray with baking paper. Add your chopped kumara to the baking tray, season with salt, pepper and a drizzle of olive. You can leave the oven on when these are finished for the...
Flexible festive salad

Flexible festive salad

This flexible salad allows you to add your favourite ingredients to create a simple yet delicious addition to your Christmas spread. Thinly slice apples or pears, fan them out, and display them on the top – for a beautiful salad that only takes minutes to prepare. If possible, you’ll want...
Sticky Date Pudding with Coconut Caramel Sauce

Sticky Date Pudding with Coconut Caramel Sauce

Preheat oven to 180°C.  Drain and rinse the cashews before placing them in a food processor. Blend until smooth and creamy. Scoop out the cashew cream and set aside in a bowl. Now blend the dates in the food processor, until a smooth paste is formed.   Set aside ½ cup of date mixture...
Lemon roasted baby carrots and broccolini

Lemon roasted baby carrots and broccolini

Preheat oven to 180°C.  Chop off the carrot tops before spreading them out on a lined oven tray. Cover in the oil and lemon zest and toss to coat evenly. Place in the oven to bake for 15 minutes. Add the broccolini and return the tray to the oven for a...
Vegan Roast & Hasselback Potatoes

Vegan Roast & Hasselback Potatoes

Place dried dough ingredients in a large bowl and mix. Add the wet dough ingredients, and mix well with a wooden spoon. Begin to knead the mixture for around 5 minutes, until it forms a dough. Place the dough on your benchtop and roll out with a rolling pin. With your hands, form the dough...
Festive Christmas Salad

Festive Christmas Salad

Preheat the oven to 180ºC. Peel and chop 1 large sweet potato into 2cm cubes and place on an oven tray with a baking sheet. Drizzle ¼ cup olive oil over the cubes and add some salt and pepper. Rub this onto all the pieces, and then place in the...
Carrot ‘Salmon’ Mini bagels

Carrot ‘Salmon’ Mini bagels

Peel the carrots lengthwise. Place the carrot strips into a bowl and pour over the soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, liquid smoke and a few pinches of salt. Toss the carrot peels to combine the marinade. Set aside for at least an hour.   Slice mini bagels in half and place...
Mushroom-Stuffed Seitan Roast

Mushroom-Stuffed Seitan Roast

To prepare the filling, preheat a large pan, preferably cast iron, over medium heat. Sauté the mushrooms and leeks in oil until soft, about 10 minutes. Add salt, pepper, garlic and thyme. Cook for about 2 more minutes, stirring often. Sprinkle in the breadcrumbs and toss to coat. Cook the...
Herb Stuffed Cashew Nut Roast

Herb Stuffed Cashew Nut Roast

Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius and line a greased 450g loaf pan with a long strip of greased non-stick paper. Melt margarine in a medium-sized saucepan, add the onion and sauté until tender. Remove from heat. Grind the cashews in a food processor with the bread and garlic. Add...
Cashew Ice Cream

Cashew Ice Cream

You can add flourish to this ice cream by adding cinnamon or dark chocolate chips before freezing. In a food processor, process bananas until roughly chopped. Add cashew butter, salt, and syrup, and puree until smooth. Serve immediately or store in the freezer until serving.
Black Forest Cake

Black Forest Cake

Oil two 20 cm circular sponge tins and line them with baking paper. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Place all the cake ingredients, except the chocolate and cherries, in a food processor and beat together thoroughly. Coarsely grate or chop the chocolate and add to the cake mixture. Divide...
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