beetroot, carrot & quinoa fritters

 

Beetroot, Carrot & Quinoa Fritters

Registered Clinical Nutritionist Natalie Brady has inspired our taste buds again. Quinoa is gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few plant foods that contain sufficient amounts of all nine essential amino acids. It is also high in fibre, magnesium, B vitamins, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin E and various beneficial antioxidants This is a simple, healthy meat-less dinner which you can whip …

 

feijoa jam in a jar and on toast beside a bowl of feijoas

 

Best Ever Feijoa & Ginger Jam

Feijoas are a super high fibre fruit rich in vitamin C and also contain folic acid, so they are fantastic for pregnant women. On top of that, they’ve got potassium, magnesium and other vitamins and minerals.  We are once again laden with feijoas and with that in mind I wanted to re-share this delicious and easy recipe from a few years ago …

 

Worcestershire sauce in a dish with a spoon

 

Homemade Worcestershire Sauce

A very popular condiment indeed, Worcestershire sauce is a fermented liquid that is traditionally made with with anchovies so is not totally plant based. The other ingredients are; vinegar, onions, molasses, high-fructose corn syrup, salt, garlic, tamarind, cloves, chilli powder, water and “natural flavouring”. This Vegan version is one of Wendyl’s recipes having only seven ingredients (and no anchovies). There’s quite a …

 

kumara avocado brownies chopped into squares on a wooden board

 

Kumara Avocado Brownie

No wheat, no refined sugar, no dairy and no eggs – but totally delicious. This inventive recipe is very easy to make and just so good. These are now my absolute favourite brownies. Avocados and kumara are both nutrient rich foods, they contain an array of vitamins and minerals including iron, selenium, calcium, vitamins B, C, K and E, magnesium …

 

Freshly made tomato sauce in mason jars

 

Old Fashioned Tomato Sauce

Tomato season is almost at an end.  If you’ve still got plenty coming off your vines and have had enough relish and pasta sauce, try making this delicious home made tomato sauce.  After testing three old recipes Wendyl came up with a lovely one that’s made with plenty of tomatoes and no apples. I think it tastes best with just tomatoes. One …