vegan dairy free pesto in a jar on a wooden table

 

Dairy Free Pesto

I like this more than the pesto you make using parmesan cheese. You’ll need to get hold of some nutritional yeast or yeast flakes. Most health food stores will stock it. I really encourage you to try this, it is absolutely delicious. Try serving it mixed in with pasta, a handful of toasted walnuts and a little bit of the …

 

banana walnut bread cut in half on a tea towel

 

Eggless Banana & Walnut Bread

There is nothing more delicious than the smell of banana bread wafting through the house in the morning. This week we are sharing a relatively healthy eggless version of this much loved recipe that has come from Trisha who also makes all of the superb healing balms that we sell – Naturally By Trisha. Yesterday we had a working bee at the marae. I made two vegan banana …

 

pumpkin soup in a bowl with cut fresh pumpkin and a spoon on red napkin

 

Thai Pumpkin Soup with Hemp

This delicious recipe for a Thai pumpkin soup is from nutritionalist Michelle Yandle who creates recipes for the Hemp Farm here in NZ. “Vegetable soups are delicious this time of year but they don’t seem to keep me going for very long. By adding hemp hearts and hemp seed oil to this Thai Pumpkin Soup, I get the added benefits …

 

cheesy chilli kumera chips on a board with cut tomatoes and dip

 

Cheesy Chilli Kumara Chips

The Kumara is such a versatile vegetable and an excellent source of beta carotene (vitamin A), vitamin C, potassium, vitamins B1, B2 and B6, it’s also high in dietary fibre. Our delicious recipe this week comes from the lovely ladies at I Am Co. “Soooo… we may have performed a wee ‘happy dance’ when these chips came out of the oven.  It’s been …