Vegan No-Caffeine Rich Tea (Teh Tarik)

One of my fondest memories from our visit to Honk Kong is discovering Teh Tarik for the first time. We just arrived after a long flight (as all flights going out from New Zealand are) and I happened to be a little bit tired and most likely caffeine deprived as well. The rich, strong teaContinue reading “Vegan No-Caffeine Rich Tea (Teh Tarik)”

Tomato Bulgur with Kale and Fava Beans

I’m always looking for more ways to incorporate greens and beans into our food. This tomato bulgur recipe with kale and fava beans is a great way to do just that. It’s also very YUMMY. Max absolutely loves it (so do I!). And the great thing is that it uses ingredients that I usually haveContinue reading “Tomato Bulgur with Kale and Fava Beans”

Quick Soba Noodles Salad

Dinners that are QUICK and TASTY are the best. This is ticks both of those boxes. This recipe doesn’t make an authentic soba noodle salad. No, my friend, but it is yummy and it is healthy. And, its quick and easy to make, taking only 30 minutes including Win-win-win ­čÖé Ingredients 180g soba noodles 1Continue reading “Quick Soba Noodles Salad”

Yummy Sweet Potatoes, Kale and Chickpeas Salad with delicious creamy Tahini Dressing

We don’t eat many salads around here. Mainly because of two reasons: 1. I’m not a fan of raw food, and 2. I’m often looking for quick dinners after work and making a salad adds to another thing to worry about and increases the time it takes to get dinner on the table! BUT, I’veContinue reading “Yummy Sweet Potatoes, Kale and Chickpeas Salad with delicious creamy Tahini Dressing”

Creamy Kale and Mushroom Pasta Bake

I love pasta bakes – but it has proven difficult to make vegan versions with the same satisfying taste of comfort food. That is, until I found this pasta bake recipe from Izy Hossack. It tastes delicious and has all the warmth and satisfaction of comfort food without being unhealthy! The secret? Cauliflower! Yes, thereContinue reading “Creamy Kale and Mushroom Pasta Bake”

Udon Noodle Stir Fry with Mixed Beans

My poor wife had to work very long hours one day last week and so I got command of the kitchen again. I cooked up something interesting┬ásince I wanted to use both udon noodles and beans. Anyway, it didn’t taste all too bad and thus I present here without further ado the recipe: Ingredients 270Continue reading “Udon Noodle Stir Fry with Mixed Beans”

My favourite, easy, go-to Dal

I read this article from Dr Michael Greger about the significantly lower rates of cancer in India as compared to the USA and was absolutely blown away. I mean, US men get 23 times more prostate cancer than men in India?! Whaaaat? Americans get between 8 and 14 times the rate of melanoma, 10 toContinue reading “My favourite, easy, go-to Dal”

Ultimate Vegan Ramen

In our house, we LOVE ramen. Before we became vegan, there was a time when Max and I used to go and have ramens for lunch at least once every week. There was a little restaurant run by Japanese guys down the road from my office and they had a lunch special where you couldContinue reading “Ultimate Vegan Ramen”

Simple Dahl (Indian lentil soup)

Dahl and veggies with rice, ah, perfect dish for cold Winter nights. Aaaaaand, according to Dr Gregor, lentils beat other beans in their antioxidant content, and they are good for heart health and for fighting cancer. So, win for the lentils! This dish is easy to make and makes enough for yummy leftovers the nextContinue reading “Simple Dahl (Indian lentil soup)”