Butternut and Kale Risotto

Ingredients: 2tbsp olive oil ½ while onion, sliced 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 small butternut squash, peeled and cubed ½ lemon juiced 600 ml /1 pint 2 fl oz /2 ½ cups vegetable stock 200 g /7 oz/ 1 cup Arborio rice 100 ml /3 ½ fl oz/ ½ cup white cooking wine a handful…

South African Sweet Potato Stew

Ingredients: 2 tsp olive oil or coconut oil 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1 red pepper, deseeded and cut into dice (optional) 1 tsp crushed chillies/hot pepper flakes (optional) ½ tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp coconut ground or brown sugar 300g/10 ½ oz sweet potato, cut into cubes 400g/14 oz/scant 12/3 cups…

Meatball noodles with or without pineapple

Ingredients: 450g/1 lb 3 cups minced non-meat beef balls 1 tsp fresh root ginger,finely grated 4 spring onions (scallions) finely chopped 50ml/1 ¾ fl oz ¼ cup shaoxing rice wine 1 tbsp linseed oil 3 vegan eggs 1 tbsp cornflour (cornstarch) 100 g/3 ½ oz /1 cup spinach 2 tbsp olive oil 30 g/1 oz/…

Curried Cabbage with Potatoes

Ingredients: 2 tbsp plus 2 tsp olive oil or coconut oil 120g/4 ½ oz/3/4 cup peanuts 2 tbsp curry powder 3 large potatoes, peeled or unpeeled and cut in cubes 1 garlic clove, crushed 1cm/1/2 In piece of fresh root ginger, peeled and grated 1 tsp ground turmeric ½ tsp coconut sugar or brown sugar…

Thai Chicken Salad

Ingredients: Vegetable oil spray 115 g/4 oz non-meat-free chicken, cut lengthways horizontally 25 g/1 oz rice vermicelli Shop bought low-fat spicy dressing of your choice 3 limes, halved, for squeegeeing over For the Salad: 50 g/1 ¾ oz deseeded mixed peppers, finely sliced into strips 50 g 1 ¾ oz, peeled weight, carrot, finely sliced…

Greek Beans With Tomatoes

Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil or rice bran oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 900 g/2lb 4 oz/4 cups canned chopped/crushed tomatoes 800 g/1 lb 12 oz/4 cups canned cannelloni beans, rinsed and drained 2 tbsp chopped chives leaves 2 tbsp thyme leaves 125ml/4fl oz/1/2 cup vegetable stock, plus extra if needed…