Vegan Recipes

Savoury Vegan Granola Bar with Spelt Flakes

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Savoury Vegan Granola Bar with Spelt Flakes

There are tons of snack bar recipes but we wanted to create a rather savoury bar for snacks because not all snacks need to be sweet! Having said that, this savoury bar does include coconut nectar which is a low Glycemic Syrup from the sap of the coconut flower. For the nuts and seeds, please feel free to swap with your favourite bites. You might be asking why Nori sheet is in the recipe. However, nori can boost the umami so don't skip this one!If you are going to pack some bars for your school snakes and your school has a nut-free policy, you can swap the walnuts with sunflower seeds, and the almond...

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Pink Grapefruit and Pepper Corn Salad (5 ingredients only!)

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Pink Grapefruit and Pepper Corn Salad (5 ingredients only!)

If you know the basic flavor components that make up a salad dressing, you can make your dressing with almost anything you have in your kitchen! Here are the basic flavor components for a salad dressing. Oils - about 50%Acid - about 30%Salt - about 10%Sweetness - about 10%Plus some added flavors like herbs and spicesThis ratio will vary according to what you are trying to achieve but its the basic rule I follow. For example, if you want to make a sweet dressing you'll increase the sweetness and lower the other components like oli.For this recipe I've used the pink grapefruit for the "acid"...

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Purple Cabbage and Edamame Vermicelli (vegan and gluten free 10 minute recipe!)

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Purple Cabbage and Edamame Vermicelli (vegan and gluten free 10 minute recipe!)

Another quick lunch recipe with vermicelli - this time playing with more colors!The vibrant purple comes from anthocyanins from the red cabbage and acts as an antioxidant and fights free radicals in our body. Red onions are also cooked until transparent - mixed with apple cider and mirin, we create an all natural sweetener for the dish - letting the vermicelli to soak up all the flavour and benefits! The added Edamame adds a bit of extra color to match. Ready to cook this healthy easy lunch? Here we go! Purple Cabbage and Edamame Vermicelli (serves one) Ingredients 50g, Vermicelli2 Cups, Boiling Hot Water1/3 cup, Red Cabbage or Red Sauerkraut 100g, Cooked Edamame (about 1/2...

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Tomato and Olives Red Vermicelli (Vegan and Gluten Free 10 minute recipe)

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Tomato and Olives Red Vermicelli (Vegan and Gluten Free 10 minute recipe)

Looking for a quick recipe?  This recipe can be ready in 10 minutes and its vegan, gluten-free and extremely satisfying. We love vermicelli because it is easy to prepare, and stays "Al dente" for a long time. It's also delicious hot or cold.Mostly used in Asian dishes, vermicelli can actually be used like pasta and can be paired with most flavours. In this recipe post I want to share a Mediterranean inspired red vermicelli dish that is VERY easy and quick! (Hello, homeschooling people out there!)   The beauty is to know that vermicelli doesn't need to be boiled - in this recipe,...

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Sushi Rice Recipe (with Vegan Sushi Ideas)

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Sushi Rice Recipe (with Vegan Sushi Ideas)

To become a real sushi chef, it takes more than 10 years of training. But to enjoy sushi at home, you can start right now!In Japan, maki rolls are made at home for gatherings or a saturday evening activity at home with the family.Once the sushi rice is made, you just need to add the toppings you like which is not only for raw fish but you can basically mix and match it with whatever you like. Avocados, eggs, vegetables, sausages, mayonnaise ... this might not sound like the typical sushi you will imagine but this is the modern Japanese home made...

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