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Carrot Orange Muffins with Walnuts and Pumpkin Seeds

August 28, 2020

These muffins are a fantastic variation on a classic carrot cake recipe with fresh citrus flavours and a bit of crunch as they’re packed with nuts and seeds. Even more so as we used linseed as a substitute for egg. Flax eggs are a common egg replacement in vegan baking...

Pear Almond Cake served with Rooibos Greek Yoghurt

August 07, 2020

The classic combination of pear and almond makes this tart the perfect teatime treat or dessert. This recipe is easy and delicious when pears are in season as they create the sweet soft filling. This recipe works for a 20cm springform as a whole cake, or make 6 single tarts in...

Lemon Cheese Cake Smoothie

August 04, 2020

The lemon cheese cake that is a lot healthier than your regular baked or no bake cheesecake comes in a glass! This lemon cheesecake smoothie is so creamy and delicious that it will satisfy your craving instantly. It’s completely vegan using coconut milk instead of dairy. This is a simple &...

The classic Monkey Gland Sauce recipe

July 17, 2020

The Monkey Gland Sauce is a South African classic. Served with steak in many restaurants, and even available from your supermarket it's one of those essential sauces. The store-bought version has lots of flavour, but can’t win from this homemade recipe that tastes like actual tomatoes, instead of flavourings. It’s worthwhile making...

Plant-based Kale & Herb Pesto without pine nuts

July 08, 2020

The classic ‘pesto alla genovese’ recipe is made with pine nuts, garlic, basil, course sea salt and Parmigiano Reggiano and Pecorino.  That recipe has become the base for many variations to make a sauce or dip that is delicious for pasta, and can be used as a condiment for so...

Naturally sweetened Apple Pecan Bread

June 19, 2020

If you grew up with treats freshly baked out of the oven, you’re likely to find yourself craving for some kind of pastry regularly. We grew up in the time that sugar wasn’t a topic that was even discussed. So if a recipe called for 400 gram sugar, you’d just...

Probiotic homemade yoghurt recipe

June 08, 2020

With so many options available in both dairy and plant-based yoghurts, is there still a need to consider making your own yoghurt at home? There might well be! First and foremost because of the additives in many yoghurts that enhance flavour and shelf life. Then also because of what’s NOT...

The bright beetroot barley side dish

June 05, 2020

Ancient grains are gaining popularity for a good reason: they’re offering essential vitamins and minerals that support your overall health and are easily incorporated in everyday meals. The barley that we used for this recipe is often used in soups and stews, and can also be used as a substitute...