vegetarian shepherds pie ingredients on a wooden board

Nadine’s Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

This week we have another hearty, nutritious, dish from my sister’s totally sustainable, Taylors Mistake off grid home. Shepherd’s pie is a very popular winter dish and this vegetarian version doesn’t disappoint, packed full of flavour it’s warming and moreish, a total comfort food. Enjoy making this recipe and sharing with friends and family over the cooler months. Nadine’s Vegetarian Shepherd’s …

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 …

broccoli soup in bowl with parsley

Broccoli And Agria Potato Soup

Cream of broccoli soup is a favourite of mine. This recipe is a slimmed-down version with no cream. The addition of agria potatoes helps to thicken the soup, and when drizzled with cashew cream on top it’s simply delicious! Arek from Garden For The People (the huge fruit and vegetable stall at La Cigale Markets in Parnell) gave us a few heads of sweet-tasting …

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 …