Homemade Pineapple Juice

Sometimes we may buy fruits like pineapple, which needs peeling before eating! Most likely we dispose of the pineapple Peel. Pineapple peel is pretty good when used to make pineapple drink, it takes very little ingredients to make, and few minutes then leaves overnight. Pineapple also has a few health benefits. As for me everything…

Pumpkin pie

Ingredients 500g (1 1/4 lb) pumpkin, cooked and pureed1 (410g) 1 box single oats cream2 vegan eggs175g (6 oz) dark brown soft sugar1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon ground ginger1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/2 teaspoon salt For The Pastry 350g (12 oz) plain spelt flour1 teaspoon salt200g (7 oz) butter125ml (4 fl oz) cold water Method Preheat…

Body Cleansing Lemon Zest, Ginger and Lemon Juice

Instructions Wash and grate few pieces of ginger and lemon zest with the lemon juice, then add to a medium saucepan with boiling water and cover with pot cover tightly and leave over night. Strain the water the following day and bottled the water and place in refrigerator, add chia seeds (optionalnal) and drink through…

Okra in a Delicate vegan yogurt Curry

Ingredients 300g natural vegan yogurt 3 tbsp gram flour 1 tsp black mustard seeds 1-2 fresh green chillies (depending on how hot you like it), finely chopped (seeds and all) 1 tsp finely grated peeled ginger 1 tsp ground turmeric 150g okra, top cut off and each one cut in half Method Combine the yogurt…

Fragrant vegetable pot

Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 cinnamon stick, bruised 3 star anise Small piece fresh root ginger, grated 1 bird’s eye chilli, deseeded and chopped 300 g/10 oz Thai fragrant rice 1.2 litres 2 ¼ pints vegetable stock 225 g/8 oz broccoli, divided into tiny florets 225 g/8 oz french beans, trimmed and half 1…

Vegetable Biryani

2 tsp olive oil, plus a little extra for brushing 2 large onions, peeled and thinly sliced lengthways 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 2.5 cm/1 inch piece fresh root ginger,peeled and finely Grated 1 small carrot, peeled and cut into sticks 1 small parsnips, peeled and diced 1 small sweet potato, peeled and…

Ginger & Garlic Potatoes

Ingredients: 700 g/1 ½ lb potatoes 2.5 cm/1 inch piece root ginger, peeled And coarsely chopped 3 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped ½ tsp turmeric 1 tsp salt ½ tsp cayenne pepper 5 tsp olive oil 1 tsp whole fennel seeds 1 large eating apple, cored and diced 6 spring onions, trimmed and sliced Diagonally…

Singapore fried rice vermicelli

2 vegan eggs 1 tsp curry powder 2 tbsp linseed oil Block of tofu 1 birds eye chilli, chopped 1 in piece of root ginger, grated 1 red pepper, thinly sliced ¼ white cabbage, shredded 150 g/5 ¼ oz rice vermicelli, cooked and drained 200 ml 7 fl oz/1/4 cup vegetable stock 1 tsp sesame…

Spiced Apple Tea Cake

Ingredients: 2tbsp chia seeds 150ml/5fl oz/scant 2/3 cup Safflower oil, sunflower oil or Melted coconut oil, plus extra for greasing 185g/6 ½ oz/1 ½ cups plain/all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 ½ tbsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground cinnamon 185g/6 ½ oz/1 cup coconut sugar or brown sugar 60ml/2fl oz/1/4 cup almond milk Apple…

Mung Bean Curry

I have never tried mung bean before, only bought it a few days ago and couldn’t find it anywhere in the supermarkets, I got it from a health food store. Everyone loves this dish, even children, will love this dish it’s so warming and comforting but leaves you feeling light. Ingredients: ½ tsp coconut oil…

Sweet and Sour Tofu

This an alternative to sweet and sour Chinese dish but with tofu, much healthier. Ingredients: 100g (3 ½ oz) carrots 1 tbsp soya bean paste 300ml (1/2 pints/scant 1 ¼ cups) boiling water 100g (3 ½ oz) fresh root ginger, sliced thinly 1 lemongrass stalk, peeled and finely chopped 10 plum tomatoes, diced ½ green…

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…

Vegetable Dumplings

These dumplings doesn’t look great from this picture! Because I didn’t have the right Steaming basket, I used a large colander and they all stuck together. Otherwise they taste great just don’t make the same mistakes by using a colander unless it’s just a few dumplings.. otherwise get yourself a steaming basket. Ingredients 175g/ 6…

Chia smoothie pain relief

Ingredients: 250 ml 1cup frozen raspberries 250 ml 1cup frozen blueberries Small potion of apple juice or orange juice to Loosen the frozen fruits and make it easier to blend 2 small pots of chosen alpro soy vanilla yogurt 2 tbsp chia seeds from health store 1 tbsp powder ancient ginger & turmeric, natural health…

Curried Cabbage With Potatoes

Ingredients 2 tbsp plus 2 tsp olive oil or coconut oil 120g/4 ¼ oz/3/4 cup peanuts 2 tbsp curry powder 3 large potatoes, unpeeled and cut into cubes 1 garlic cloves, crushed 1cm/1/2 in piece of fresh ginger, peeled and grated 1 tsp garam masala ½ tsp ground turmeric ½ tsp coconut sugar or brown…

JOLLOF RICE

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1large onion, finely chopped 3 large garlic cloves, finely sliced Thumb-size piece of ginger, peeled And grated 1 teaspoon paprika ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper ¼ teaspoon ground coriander 400g can plum tomatoes 1 teaspoon sugar or palm sugar 1 scotch bonnet, sliced 200g brown rice 1 vegetable stock cube…

Butternut &Coconut curry

Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, sliced 2 green chillies, seeded And sliced ½ cup peeled and grated Fresh ginger root 4 teaspoon Thai curry paste 2 garlic cloves, crushed 3 ½ cups low-fat coconut milk/or soy milk ½ butternut squash, peeled, Seeded, cut in bite size pieces ½ cup red lentils 7…

Potsticker noodles

So simple, so good: rice noodles, pak Choi, and deliciously aromatic ginger, curry paste, and Linseed oil all mingle splendidly in this Asian concoction. Broccoli joins the assembled ranks of delicious ingredients to add a nice crunch- and a little green goodness-to the noodles. Ingredients: For The Sauce 5 tbsp soy sauce 1tbsp rice vinegar…

Potato, chickpea & peanut tamarind curry

This is fusion of tamarind, coconut/ single soy cream and tomato and it works beautifully. You can control the heat by increasing or decreasing the number of chillies you add. It seems like a lot of ingredients but most of them will be in the store cupboard or refrigerator already. Ingredients: FOR THE SPICE MIX:…

Rich & Creamy Vegetable Curry

Making curry paste might seem like a palaver but it’s easy. Most of the work is done in the food processor and the flavour is deeper and fresher than the shop-bought paste. This paste is quite mild so add another fresh chilli and/or more chilli powder if you prefer more heat. Ingredients: FOR THE CURRY…

Crispy crumbled tofu With curry sauce

This is a Japanese dish that uses chicken or pork fillets.. why not turn into a Tofu dish dish which works exceptionally well. Ingredients: FOR THE CURRY SAUCE: 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 small piece fresh ginger, peeled and finely grated 3 small carrots, diced small 2…

Vegetable Parcels with Coconut Braised Red Lentils

This is a wonderful dish to serve at a dinner party. Each stage can be made in advance and all you need to do when your guests arrive is pop it in the oven. If you enjoy these lentils you could try adding extra coconut milk and serving them as a soup; whizzing a third…

Thai-Style Root Vegetable Casserole

here’s nothing like coming home to a warm house and a hearty meal on a cold winter’s night, and the earthly root vegetables with aromatic. Thai flavours in this recipe provides a comforting meal. For a creamier casserole, try substituting a tin of unsweetened coconut milk for 400ml of stock; just remember to heat it…

Tomato and Coconut Curry

Ingredients: 1 tbsp of olive oil 1 tsp or yellow mustard or black mustard ½ tsp cumin seeds 10 curry leaves 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped or grated 5cm fresh ginger, peeled and finely grated 2 green chillies, deseeded and finely chopped Pinch of turmeric Pinch of ground coriander 4 cardamom pods 4 cloves (optional)…

JOLLOF RICE

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1large onion, finely chopped 3 large garlic cloves, finely sliced Thumb-size piece of ginger, peeled And grated 1 teaspoon paprika ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper ¼ teaspoon ground coriander 400g can plum tomatoes 1 teaspoon sugar or palm sugar 1 scotch bonnet, sliced 200g brown rice 1 vegetable stock cube…

THAI RED CURRY WITH NOODLES

Ingredients: ½ celeriac (celery root), peeled 60g/2 ¼ oz/1/2 cup cashew nuts, soaked for 2 hours 225ml/8 fl oz/1 cup low-fat coconut milk ½ onion, finely chopped 3 cherry tomatoes, rinsed Juice of ½ lime ½ small red chilli, chopped ½ avocado, peeled and stone remove 1 tsp fresh root ginger, grated 1 clove garlic…

Thai-Style Squash and Noodle Soup

Ingredients: 2 tsp coconut oil 1 red chilli 5 cm (2 in) piece of fresh root ginger, peeled and chopped Into matchsticks 2 shallots, sliced 400g (14 oz) squash, peeled and chopped into 1-2cm (1/2-3/4in) cubes 1 litre (35 fl oz) cubes 1 litre (35 fl oz) hot light vegetable stock 100g (3 ½ oz)…