GREEN SUMMER ROLLS W/ QUINOA

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Last week I had a killer craving for rice paper rolls. If you are not a fan or have not yet given them a try, trust me, they are a treat! As someone who absolutely loves veggie sushi, these green summer rolls provide an extremely similar taste – which is full on yumminess! I pair mine with pickled ginger and light soy sauce to really get into that sushi realm, but you can pair it with any dipping sauce of your choice!

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PLANT-BASED BUDDHA BOWL GUIDE

 

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So here it is, one of the easiest ways to tackle a plant-based diet. The Buddha Bowl!

What helped me through my early stages of eating plant-based was looking at all the food groups I could eat within the diet. These include Whole grains, Legumes, Fruits, Vegetables, Greens, Nuts & Seeds.  Continue reading “PLANT-BASED BUDDHA BOWL GUIDE”

BEET, BUTTERNUT & GREENS PIZZA

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I absolutely love healthy food, and this love for healthy food paired with a degree in English made for an easy transition into food blogging. I’ll admit that I have not been spending enough time on this platform due to being ridiculously busy with the writing of my new eBook, but I would like to change that. Even if that means writing a blog post for you all at 05.30 like I am this morning! Continue reading “BEET, BUTTERNUT & GREENS PIZZA”

KALE, PECAN & CRANBERRY SIDE SALAD

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Here it is, the perfect side salad for any tasty meal! I created this Kale, Pecan & Cranberry side salad with The Simplest Eggplant Lasagne in mind, and because something as tasty as this lasagne recipe needs no help from sides to shine, I kept it super simple with bold and fresh flavours. With the lemon tahini dressing, the flavour profile of this side is simply delicious. The sweet cranberries and toasted nutty pecans just further enhance all this deliciousness, and you can be sure that a generous amount of both is added to this dish.  Continue reading “KALE, PECAN & CRANBERRY SIDE SALAD”

THE SIMPLEST EGGPLANT LASAGNE

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Being a great cook has little to do with fancy tools and equipment, although having some sort of tool that you can learn to make work for you, is essential. I have been wanting to make an eggplant lasagne for the last couple of months now, but what was stopping me was not having a baking dish. I know, shocking right? I had nothing drawing me towards buying a brand new, sparkling white one, and luckily we scored this awesome old school dish from my boyfriends parents – not even a day later I had this baby in the oven!  Continue reading “THE SIMPLEST EGGPLANT LASAGNE”

HERBY LENTIL & COUSCOUS SALAD WITH HUMMUS DRESSING

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If you are looking for a fresh and filling lunch time salad or perfect side dish, this herby lentil and couscous salad is exactly what you need. I love taking inspiration from dishes I find in stores or on menus, and this recipe was inspired by my favourite Woolworths salad with Bulgar wheat and lentils. The Woolworths salad tahini dressing is such a winner, although I decided to bulk mine up with chickpeas and turn it into a thicker hummus-like dressing.  Continue reading “HERBY LENTIL & COUSCOUS SALAD WITH HUMMUS DRESSING”

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER, CHICKPEA & KALE SALAD

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I believe in eating a balanced Whole Food Plant-Based diet and it is something I strive to do every day. Although, I have noticed that I seem to share a lot of my heavier dinner recipes that not all of you may be into! I absolutely love heavier meals in the evenings because the sensation of feeling satisfied at dinner time is what I am usually going for. However, I am also all for a FAT salad over lunch to get in those greens and first portion of legumes for the day. So I have started developing a few easy and delicious salad recipes which are good enough to share with you all!

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