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Quick and Easy Vegan Pizza

Quick and Easy Vegan Pizza

Probably the quickest dinner you'll make this year! 

For the base:

Lebanese Flatbreads (we usually get these from Lebanese or Turkish supermarkets, however, I'm sure there available in big supermarkets)

For the topping:

Either a passata or a vegan pesto for the base, both of these can either be made from scratch or shop bought. Harvest Moon do an excellent vegan pesto available from Supervalu.

Courgettes

Red Onion

Mushroom

Peppers

Shaved Sweet potato (shave with a potato peeler to get ribbons)

Crushed Garlic

Instructions

Preheat the oven to 180degrees

Base the bread with either the tomato or pesto,...


Vegan Bolognese with Courgetti

Vegan Bolognese with Courgetti

1 Courgette
1 chopped Onion
4 finely chopped cloves of garlic
1 can of Kidney beans
Handful of cherry tomatoes
Passata
Balsamic
Salt/pepper
Flaked almonds

1. Spiralise the courgette
2. Gently simmer the onion and garlic in olive oil
3. Mash up half of the kidney beans in a bowl and add to the pan along with remainng beans.
4. Add a good dash of balsamic and salt/pepper.
5. Add the courgette and cover all ingredients with the passata.
6. Allow to simmer until thick, add in the full cherry tomatoes a few minutes before serving.
7. Garnish with basil leaves and flaked almonds.


Soba Noodles in Creamy Avocado Pesto

Soba Noodles in Creamy Avocado Pesto

Sauce:

1 Avocado

1 Bunch of Parsley/Corriander mixed

1 cup soaked cashews (in almond milk)

3 tbsp nutritional yeast

1 juice of lemon

2 tbsp apple cider vinegar 

2 finely chopped garlic shoots

salt and pepper

other:

soba noodles

1. Blitz all of the sauce ingredients together in a food processor or nutri bullet.

2. Cook noodles

3. Add cooked noodles to sauce on the heat, stir for 2 mins.

4. Serve with optional flaked almonds and basil as a garnish. 


My Transition into Veganism

My Transition into Veganism

I stopped eating meat after a road trip across the USA nearly 10 years ago. I had been eating fast food for 3 months on the road and felt like the trash I had been consuming. I flew to Australia from LA and as soon as the plane landed, I made a decision to consciously cut meat out from my diet. I continued to eat fish and dairy, before too long, the thought of meat never really entered my mind, I was over it.

However, my diet still wasn’t great. I was eating a lot of processed foods still and under...