Vegan Holiday Cooking – Vegan Stuffing

Ingredients 1 large loaf whole-grain bread or 2 small baguettes, cubed & set out to dry overnight 100g uncooked green lentils 3 Tbsp olive oil or vegan butter 1 white onion, diced 2stalks celery, diced salt & pepper 800 ml vegetable stock made with 2 cubes ( For stuffing) 350 ml vegetable stock made with…

Vegan Holiday Cooking 3 – Centrepiece- Nutroast

  Ingredients 100g onion 1 medium carrot 35g Mushrooms 50g red lentils 600ml vegetable stock 1 can kidney beans 60g mixed nuts (pecan, walnut and hazelnuts) 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp lemon juice 2 tsp dried thyme 1tbsp rosemary Pinch of cayenne pepper 2 tsp mixed spice 200g oatmeal 1 tsp ground pepper Salt…

Curried Quinoa With Greens

First things first I have to admit something – I don’t actually like Quinoa. There I said it. I find the texture off-putting and I have a tendency to distance myself from any current food fads. I swear I can actually hear all my vegan buddies eyes rolling at me. That being said one of…

Vegan Holiday Cooking – Week 1 – Starters.

In the lead up to the holidays, I have decided to upload a vegan holiday recipe every Tuesday. These will be based on my own childhood Christmas dinners but I hope there will be something there everyone will enjoy.  Recipes will be simple to prepare and cook. So whether you’re struggling to cook for a…

10 ways gaining weight is easier in the 21st Century

  Ready Meals   In previous years you had to cook a meal before you would eat it. If you found yourself placing 4 tbsp. of salt into your dinner you would catch yourself on. Now it all comes in a nice little box and other than the basic Chicken curry and Rice, how many…

Tomato Soup

Recipe Name: Tomato Soup Prep Time:10 minutes Cooking time: ~1 hour Serves- 4 for dinner or 6 for lunch Ingredients 25kg tomatoes I medium onion 1 small carrot 1 celery stick 2 tsp of olive oil 2 tsp tomato puree Pinch of sugar 2 pints of vegetable stock (made with two stock cubes)   Method…

Nutroast Recipe

What you need. 1 tbsp. olive oil 15g butter 1 large onion, finely chopped 2 sticks celery finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 200g chestnut mushrooms, finely chopped 1 red pepper, halved, deseeded and finely diced 1 large grated carrot 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp smoked paprika 100g red lentils 2 tbsp. tomato…