Butternut and Lentil Soup with ingredients

Butternut and Lentil Soup

VeganMoFo 2015 – Day 17: Make or eat a local traditional dish. My take is a local version of butternut soup. Mine I make with red lentils and it’s a very basic but tasty and hearty meal. Here’s how I make butternut and lentil soup. Ingredients: – one white onion, finely chopped (or use equivalent […]

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Papaya and Lemon Juice

Papaya and Lemon Juice

VeganMoFo 2015 – Day 16: What’s your favorite late summer food? Our seasons are different in South Africa so it’s early spring for us. What I love about spring is the lovely fresh fruit that we get that we aren’t able to get during winter. One of the most refreshing anytime snacks or a wonderful […]

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Thai Cashew Quinoa with Ginger Peanut Sauce

VeganMofo 2015 – Day 15. The suggested theme today was: “OMG, Barack Obama is coming over because he knows you make awesome vegan food! What are you going to make?” I decided not to follow the suggested theme today because I don’t care much for politicians and there aren’t any presidents or prime ministers I’d […]

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Spicy Tofu Salad

Lunch with a non-vegan friend

VeganMoFo 2015 – Day 14: Share something vegan with a non-vegan. Today I had lunch at Fruits and Roots (www.fruitsandroots.co.za), a local vegetarian cafe and health store, with a friend and colleague Kelly (@underanafricansun). Kelly has been a vegetarian since 1991. Almost overnight she decided to stop eating meat because she just didn’t like the […]

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A tour of our kitchen

VeganMoFo 2015 – Day 13: It’s kitchen tour time. I’m very proud of our kitchen. We bought the house five years ago and the kitchen was one of the things they drew us to the house. We thought it really had a lot of character and would be the heart of our home. We probably […]

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Veganomicon: My Favourite Cookbook

VeganMoFo 2015 – Day 12: Tell us about your favourite cookbook! Firstly, there are way too many wonderful vegan cookbooks to choose from. But the one I go back to regularly is Vegonomicon by Isa Chandra Moskowitz (@isachandra) and Terry Hope Romero (@terryhope). There are recipes in this book I have made dozens of times, […]

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Mango, Pineapple and Banana Smoothie

VeganMoFo 2015 – Day 11: Focus on a nutrient. This super delicious smoothie is jam packed with hemp protein powder, frozen mango, frozen pineapple, frozen banana, coconut milk, dates and a little beetroot juice (just to add a little colour). Hemp protein, made from the hemp seed, is a high-fiber protein supplement that can be […]

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Keralan Curry with Sambals

VeganMoFo 2015 – Day 9: Most Retro Recipe. Most retro recipe. Here’s retro as my repertoire gets Keralan curry (the pineapple makes it retro) and carrot samdal. I think my lunch container is pretty retro, don’t you? Recipe for Keralan Curry taken from Jamie Oliver (Yup he even does vegan…) find it HERE. Recipe for […]

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Interview: Kat Zivkovic

VeganMoFo 2015 – Day 8: Reach out! Make a new vegan friend & tell us about it. I love the daily themes for VeganMoFo this year. I recently “met” Kat Zivkovic through Elance when looking for someone to design the new logo for my blog. Not only did she design my awesome new logo but […]

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