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)”

Thai-Style Turmeric-Coconut Soup

Today and the day before yesterday Shalveena has not been feeling very well. She was in a lot of pain; probably caused by inflammation. She thus had to temporarily yield her primary domain, the kitchen, for a few days. The following soup I cooked with the objective to reduce inflammation (Turmeric, Garlic, Cauliflower) and reduceContinue reading “Thai-Style Turmeric-Coconut Soup”

Easy and Quick Chickpea Soup on a Cold Winter’s Day

It is freaking COLD here! I read that a few days ago Melbourne was the coldest city in the world one morning! That is crazy cold. Max has been leaving home at 7am, which means its still cold and dark outside and the sun is no where to be seen. He was sniffling and feelingContinue reading “Easy and Quick Chickpea Soup on a Cold Winter’s Day”

Vegan Spaghetti with Meatballs

Following the theme of my previous post, I herewith present another recipe which uses Soy Chunks as delicious replacement for meatballs. Name Vegan Spaghetti with Meatballs Serves 3 Dr. Greger Points 3 Costs US$ 10 Cooking time 60 mins (first time)/40 min (repeats) Difficulty Absolute Beginner Ingredients 5 cloves of garlic, sliced 1/2 of aContinue reading “Vegan Spaghetti with Meatballs”

Easy and Tasty Taro Soup

Today was one of those days. I felt tired of cooking all week and wanted to have something easy for dinner. It’s winter. It’s cold in our house. It was dark outside. It was a day for soup. But not just any soup, a soup that would require little time and work! I also wantedContinue reading “Easy and Tasty Taro Soup”

Delicious Vegan “Chicken” Curry

One of the very first dishes that I tried to make when I moved out of home was chicken curry. I’m an a BIG chicken curry FAN. Mmmmmm….the smell when it is cooking, the flavours, the gravy, ah, no words can describe or do it justice. You can imagine, then, how I missed having chickenContinue reading “Delicious Vegan “Chicken” Curry”