Eggless Beetroot Chocolate Cake

This plant-based beetroot and chocolate cake is always a favourite, especially in our house with Grant having an egg allergy. The virtually fool-proof recipe is easy to make and results in the most delicious, moist cake. You can also make little cupcakes for the kid’s lunch boxes or for a decadent treat with a cup of tea. Eggless Beetroot Chocolate Cake 3 cups flour1.5 cups sugar6 Tbs cocoa1 medium sized beetroot2 tsp baking soda1 tsp salt2 cups water¾ …

 

 

Butternut Lasagne

Winter’s here, and eating comfort food is always high on my list when the temperature drops. I haven’t tried a lot of vegan cheeses, but the range in NZ is steadily growing and what’s on offer is pretty impressive.  To celebrate vegan cheese month (The Vegan Society’s initiative for July), we are sharing this delicious plant-based recipe from “I Am Co”: the cheese is made from cashews, nutritional yeast and lemon, yum! Pumpkin season is here so why …

 

 

Nat’s Coconut Banana Bread

This week we have another divine recipe from our favourite Holistic Nutritionist Natalie Brady. If you wan’t to make someone’s day, bake them this coconut banana bread! Because lets be honest, who doesn’t love banana bread! I love it because it’s so simple to make and it’s yummy on it’s own or wonderful with all sorts of toppings such as coconut yoghurt, tahini, raw honey or smashed banana. It goes perfectly alongside a cup of …

 

 

Protein Packed Hemp Polenta Chips

This recipe is originally from Michelin Hemp Chef Alan Dickson who comes up with marvellous creations for The Hemp Farm NZ using their delicious nutritious hemp products. Polenta chips are the best guilt-free snack especially when baked in the oven instead of deep fried. They are a perfect alternative to potato chips and are wonderfully tasty with a crispy outside and fluffy inside.  Ingredients 4 cups Vegetable stock 1 1/2 cups Polenta (finely ground) 35 g (2.5 …

 

 

Smoky Savoy Cabbage Soup

Looking for another way to eat savoy cabbage? Look no further, this delicious soup really hits the spot! Made with sweet smoked paprika for a smooth smoky flavour and packed full of vegetables, it’s a great way to get plenty of plant-based goodness in one bowl. Smoked Paprika Savoy Cabbage Soup 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, peeled and chopped 2 celery sticks, coarsely chopped 1 large carrot, peeled and sliced thinly 1/2 medium …