BBQ Seitan Ribz

VeganMoFo 2015 – Day 20: Veganize an old family favourite. BBQ Seitan “Ribs” with mashed potatoes, steamed green beans and spicy onion and tomato sauce. BBQs (or braais) are very traditional in South Africa and this was a regular meal in our household. I don’t use Seitan that often as …

Vegan ‘Chicken’ burger

VeganMoFo 2015 – Day 19: Lunch on the go. This is just a lazy “on the go” homemade Saturday lunch. Fry’s Vegetarian (Instagram and Twitter ) ‘Chicken’ burger with Violife vegan cheese, vegan mayo, pineapple and gherkins on a gluten-free roll.

Monkey Helpline

VeganMoFo 2015 – Day 18: Honor a human or non human animal who inspires your veganism. There are many people out there that truly inspire and motivate through their good work but by far the one that is doing the best work and needs the most help is Monkey Helpline. …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …