Serves 4 with a side dish INGREDIENTS & INSTRUCTIONS 2 cups cooked lentils, one cup uncooked or two tins of lentils. Using uncooked lentils, cook till soft (Pressure pot is 14 minutes, one cup uncooked lentils, 2 cups water).250g mixed veggies, I used a frozen mix. Cooked in 1.5 cupes of water till soft. WhenContinue reading “COTTAGE PIE ‘MEATLESS’”


Try me, try me, try me! INGREDIENTS & INSTRUCTIONS 2 canned black beans, drained and rinsed. The drier the better OR two cup black beans. 1 red onion diced 4 tbsp oats/ 8 tbsp bread crumbs 1/2 tsp red chili, 1 tsp oregano, 2 tbsp nutritional yeast, 1/4 tsp salt and pepper. Add everything intoContinue reading “BLACK BEAN ‘MEATBALL’”


Until a few month’s ago I could not eat Broccoli, I had to find ways to make it edible for me. Two recipes I love: Recipe 1: 1 head of broccoli, broke into florets 4 tbsp. corn flour 2 tsp garlic powder 4 tbsp. soya milk 100g breadcrumbs 2 tbsp. olive oil 1/4 tsp saltContinue reading “BROCOLI’S _THE EDIBLE WAY”

HIKING meal [1] with a twist

Serving Size: 2-3 Time: 7-10 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 packet Brown Rice & Quinoa from Tasia (or any other pre-packed rice, quinoa combo will work). 1 tin red kideny beans 1 packet Ina Paarman’s, peri-peri. 4-6 sundried tomatoes INSTRUCTIONS Add quinoa, drained red-kidney beans and Ina Paarman’s sauce to a pot. Mix well, heat up andContinue reading “HIKING meal [1] with a twist”


Serving size: 4-6 Time: 20 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 tin black beans drained 1 yellow onion chopped 1 tsp garlic 1/2 tsp garlic flakes 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1 tbsp. nutritional yeast breadcrumbs of halve a slice of bread 2 tbsp. olive oil INSTRUCTIONS In an food processor process the black beans, onion, spices and breadcrumbsContinue reading “MEATLESS BALLS [Version 2]”

20 min TOMATO & LENTIL stew

Serves: 3-4 Time: 15-20 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 medium size onion finely chopped 2 garlic cloves grated, ore 1 tsp crushed garlic 2 tsp cumin 1 tsp cinnamon 1 cup red lentils 1 tin tomatoes 350 ml hot warm 1 cube Imana vegetable stock cube 1 tbsp. lemon juice 1/4 tsp salt and pepper INSTRUCTIONS CookContinue reading “20 min TOMATO & LENTIL stew”


Servings: 2 Time: 10 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 packet Black bean & Quinoa patties (Simple Truth @ Checkers) 1 ripe avo 4 slices of Futurlife ancient grain bread, toasted. Handful lettuce 1/2 onion ‘fried’ in water 1/2 tomato sliced 1 tsp Vegan mayo per two slices of bread INSTRUCTIONS Pan ‘fry’ patties in a bit ofContinue reading “SIMPLY the BEST PLANT BASED HAMBURGER PATTIES for MEATLESS MONDAY”


Serves: 1 Time: 10-15 minutes INGREDIENTS 1/2 red onion chopped 2 tbsp. water 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp smoked paprika 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/2 tin black beans 2 tsp lemon juice 1/4 tin tomato and onion mix 1/4 cup quinoa 1/2 cup water 1/2 small avo INSTRUCTIONS Add quinoa and hot water to aContinue reading “LEMONY BLACKBEAN+ QUINOA FOR ONE”

30 min THREE bean chili

INGREDIENTS 2 cups boiled water 1 imana vegetable stock cube 1 red onion 1/2 red pepper chopped 2 garlic cloves/ 1 tsp crushed garlic 2 tbsp. tomato sauce 10 mushroom chopped 2 tbsp. red chili flakes 1/4 tsp tsp. salt 1/4 tsp turmeric 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp smoked paprika 1 tin tomato andContinue reading “30 min THREE bean chili”


INGREDIENTS 1 cup red lentils 2 cups boiled water 1/4 tsp white pepper 1/2 cayenne and crushed chillies 1 tsp paprika 1 small egg plant, chopped 1 cup uncooked spinach 1 tin curried mixed veggies 1 stock cube (Imana, vegetable flavour, love the garlic one). INSTRUCTIONS Cook lentils till soft. In another pot/ pan addContinue reading “CURRY RED LENTIL SOUP”