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Time to start your Christmas preparations.
Nov28

Time to start your Christmas preparations.

My favourite Christmas sweets are mince pies. There was a time when I used to buy these ready made, both local or foreign. I now have more time on my hands, so in recent years have started to make them from scratch. This way, I know that they are completely vegan and contain no palm oil, which I try to avoid unless it comes from sustainable sources. Now is the time to start on your mincemeat preparation, although there are people who...

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White Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake
Nov26

White Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake

If you’re a cheesecake lover, you just cannot pass on this one. This cheesecake is rich, creamy, naturally and perfectly sweet, simple and satisfying. Literally checks all the boxes. Ingredients: – For the crust 100g Good Earth walnut pieces 100g Good Earth roasted hazelnuts 50g Good Earth dessicated coconut 60ml Good Earth virgin coconut oil 1 tablespoon agave syrup or sweetener of choice For the filling 100g Good Earth...

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Mushroom Stuffed Chickpea Omelette
Nov18

Mushroom Stuffed Chickpea Omelette

This vegan omelette is super easy and fast to make – ideal for a quick lunch, and can also make a good savoury breakfast or brunch. Ingredients:  For the omelette 1 cup Good Earth Indian Gram Flour 2 tablespoons Good Earth Golden Linseeds (ground into meal) 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder salt & pepper 1 1/2 cups water For the filling 400g mushrooms, sliced 1 onion, finely chopped...

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Smashed Avo Brekkie
Nov14

Smashed Avo Brekkie

Ingredients 2 very ripe avocados peeled and destoned 1 tablespoon lime juice tablespoon chopped chives quarter teaspoon dried chilli (optional) 2 slices of brown bread salt and pepper Preparation Mash the avocados in a bowl. Add the rest of the ingredients and stir. Lightly toast the bread and splash it on. Yum yum.

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BIGILLA …….Full of beans!
Nov11

BIGILLA …….Full of beans!

The recipe I am sharing today is actually my mum’s not mine. I have never had to make bigilla, as my mum makes a big batch every Friday, regular as clockwork. She makes enough for the household, for my husband and myself, for the priest, the doctor, the neighbour and even the tailor. When non veggies ask me where I get my protein !!! I always jokingly tell them – from my mother’s bigilla. I eat it cold on crackers...

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Stuffed bell peppers
Nov06

Stuffed bell peppers

These are my mum’s golden oldies. I just substituted the meat and cheese  part and they are  just as divine as I remember 🍴 Ingredients 6 good looking green peppers. 1 large onion 1 large carrot 1 large beef tomato 1 cup of frozen green beans 1 packet Linda McCartney shredded duck (jack fruit) 3 tablespoons Green Vie Parveggio Salt and pepper to taste Method Firstly boil a big pot of water.  Meanwhile remove the caps from the green...

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Back To The Kitchen. Split Pea Soup.
Oct28

Back To The Kitchen. Split Pea Soup.

Now that the weather is getting cooler, it’s time for some serious home cooked meals again. I have said this before, I love soups and cooking a nice big pot of the stuff makes the end of summer a little bearable to me. My husband and I love all kinds of soup, but split pea is right at the top with our favourites. We have it as a main meal with some warm crusty garlic bread, and it is also perfect for lunch on a cold day. I...

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Spicy Corn Chowder
Oct25

Spicy Corn Chowder

  Ingredients: 250ml almond milk 250ml veg broth 1 knob almond butter 1 onion 1 tbsp spelt flour 1 can corn 1 red pepper 1 jalapeno 1 tsp cumin 2 tsps curry powder 1/2 cup Sheese cheddar to melt 2 shallots to garnish Cooking instructions: Warm the milk, broth (do not boil). Fry onion, butter and flour. Add pepper, corn and jalapenos. Add milk concoction, cumin, curry and cheddar Sheese (to melt). Finally garnish with...

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Chickpea smash sandwich filling
Oct21

Chickpea smash sandwich filling

If you’re a busy person and preparing lunch for work is the last thing on your mind than this quick and easy recipe is just what you need. What makes it even better is that you do not need to cook anything ! It is delicious with bread, wraps or spread over crackers. You will love it for sure plus its packed with plant protein. I also added mixed grean leaves such as baby spinach and rucola ..and of course a slice of vegan...

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DIY Cup ‘o’ Noodles
Oct17

DIY Cup ‘o’ Noodles

As someone who is currently a full-time student and works long night-shifts, I consume a lot of convenience based food. And, nothing says convenience more, than the cheap cup noodles one can buy in any store around the island. All you have to do is open one up, add hot water, leave for 3 minutes and you’re set. The following recipe is a homemade spin on the popular convenience food that is nutritionally more sound and has...

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Italian Meat-less Sub
Oct01

Italian Meat-less Sub

This hearty meat-less sub is very high in protein, and also is full of heart-healthy fats – who knew that a sub can be actually healthy! This is ultimate comfort food is very tasty, and will satisfy your tastebuds for sure! Ingredients: For the meat-less patties 125g Good Earth Flavoured Soya Flakes 1 tablespoon Good Earth ground Golden Linseed 1 tablespoon Good Earth Rapeseed Oil 2 tablespoons Good Earth Gram Flour 1 tablespoon...

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Vegan gluten-free Taco Spaghetti Squash Boat
Sep20

Vegan gluten-free Taco Spaghetti Squash Boat

In this recipe I substitute tortillas to spaghetti squash. It’s fun to experiment and create healthy satisfying dishes. First of all, lets get to know spaghetti squash: The first known record of Spaghetti Squash, goes back to 1850 so it’s 169 years ago so how didn’t I know about it before?! Vegetable spaghetti is oval shaped and is known for its unusual noodle-like texture. It has become popular around the world as a healthy, low-carb...

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Vegan Halloumi and Fruity Quinoa Summer Salad
Sep03

Vegan Halloumi and Fruity Quinoa Summer Salad

This is not your typical salad. Rest assured it will make your taste-buds dance all Summer long! Feel free to substitute the fruits according to what’s in season and if you don’t fancy quinoa, you can use any grain you like. Ingredients: 100g quinoa (I used mixed colour quinoa) 200g Green Vie Vegaloumi (Vegan Halloumi) 50g Good Earth Walnut Halves 50g Good Earth Pumpkin Seeds 1-2 nectarines or peaches 1/2 apple a handful...

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Chocolate Lover Smoothie Bowl
Aug19

Chocolate Lover Smoothie Bowl

A common misconception about eating healthy is that everything you consume, must either taste bland or taste like ‘grass’. However, this smoothie bowl will prove to everyone that health can be tasty, fun to eat and satisfying. Oh!…did I mention that there’s chocolate? During these hot summer days, this smoothie bowl is a perfect breakfast / snack option and it’s so good you’d think you’re...

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High Protein Tortilla Wraps
Aug06

High Protein Tortilla Wraps

This recipe is so easy that you’d think it’s too good to be true…but it actually is!!! These tortilla wraps are gluten free, high in protein, high in fiber and cost much less than store bought ones! Another plus, is that you actually need only one ingredient. Ingredients:  200g packet Lamb Brand – Pulses Mix – Lentils Mix 1 teaspoon sweet paprika 1/4 teaspoon turmeric pink Himalayan salt and pepper to...

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