Easy oatmeal raisin cookies
Jan20

Easy oatmeal raisin cookies

Very easy vegan cookie recipe. Quick fix for when you crave something sweet but there’s nothing at hand. Takes little time and satisfies every sweet tooth. Great to serve with tea or coffee, but glass of home made oat milk will do just fine too. For complete how-to see the video link below. Ingredients: 2 cups oats 1 tsp baking powder Pinch salt 1/2 cup raisins 2 tbsp smooth peanut butter 3 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp maple syrup...

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Yoga and its link with vegetarianism/veganism
Jan08

Yoga and its link with vegetarianism/veganism

Yoga is an ancient group of physical, mental and spiritual disciplines. It originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. This practice uses asanas (postures) – focused concentration on specific body parts, and pranayama (breathing techniques) to integrate the body with mind and mind with soul. There are various types of yoga, that have developed over the centuries – Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Bikram, Acro, etc....

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Sweet Potato and Walnut Pasta (and more)
Jan06

Sweet Potato and Walnut Pasta (and more)

This sauce is very versatile. It reminds me of Bolognese sauce but this one is vegan, and has a better nutrient profile. Walnuts are a wealth of the good kind of fats – polyunsaturated fats, which are better for you than saturated fats. They also have a high amount of omega-3 fatty acids. On the other hand, sweet potatoes are high in fiber and Vitamin A which is important for normal vision, the immune system, and helps...

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Vegan fajitas
Dec29

Vegan fajitas

Spicy mexican dinner! Yes, please. Before I have become a vegetarian, we used to make chicken fajitas now and then, and I used to love it. Ever since I stopped eating meat I don’t think we have made these.. till now. I am so glad I remembered this recipe because it is really easy and tasty. In addition, soya cubes are lot easier to prepare than the actual chicken. Ingredients: 1 red onion Small red, green and yellow bell pepper...

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Christmas and New Year meat free meal ideas
Dec24

Christmas and New Year meat free meal ideas

Here are some excellent meat free (and vegan) meal ideas for your Christmas and New Year’s lunch. Starters For starters you can start with a Dip Combo: Sweet Potato Hummus/Creamy Mint Avocado Dip by Ramona Debono. Everybody will love these dips and get the family in the mood for a scrumptious plant based meal. Additionally you can start you meal with a nice soup. After all who doesn’t love a soup especially in winter....

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12 Meat Free alternatives to choose from for your Christmas and New Year meal
Dec23

12 Meat Free alternatives to choose from for your Christmas and New Year meal

With all the tasty meat alternatives available on the market it is easy to plan a Meat Free Christmas and a Dairy Free New Year. Let’s have a look at 12 meat alternatives brands on the market and what they offer. 1. Valsoia Valsoia have a wide range of meat free products. They have recently launched their Irresistible Super Burger which is obviously meant to compete in the growing battleground of plant based burgers that taste...

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Maltese Christmas log made vegan
Dec21

Maltese Christmas log made vegan

Christmas is finally here. And with it, I decided to prepare something traditional, yet in not that traditional way. Many maltese families prepare this Christmas dessert, but have you ever tried making it vegan? If you didn’t, well, here is the recipe which you can try this year 🙂 Ingredients: 100g vegan biscuits 100g oats 3 tbsp cocoa powder 100g whole hazelnuts 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp ginger powder 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg and...

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Healthier Vegan Mince Pies
Dec18

Healthier Vegan Mince Pies

’tis the season to bake mince pies fa la la la laaa la la la laaa… This year, we will be making a healthier version of this seasonal treat. Even though this treat (like all treats) should be enjoyed responsibly, you can enjoy these mince pies without feeling too guilty of eating more than one (or five!) Ingredients For the Fruit Filling 2 large apples, finely diced100g dried cranberries100g raisins2-3 dates100g mixed nuts...

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10 ideas for sustainable Christmas gifts on a budget
Dec17

10 ideas for sustainable Christmas gifts on a budget

Christmas is a beautiful time of the year. All the decorations, lights, Christmas music on every corner and the presents…oh, the presents. I myself am not very keen on receiving them, but I love when I can make someone happy with a personalized gift. Even though it is a beautiful tradition to endow each other, it is also creating a big demand for things that lot of times we buy as presents and eventually, they end up in trash...

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Vegan gingerbread cake
Dec16

Vegan gingerbread cake

Are you as thrilled that Christmas is coming as me? Now, I still haven’t made myself to bake traditional gingerbread cookies, but there’s still enough time for that since they would not last till Christmas for sure. Today, I prepared this vegan gingerbread cake recipe for you. It is soft and fluffy, a great treat to take with your coffee or tea 🙂 Video recipe is also available on veggymalta facebook page (add link)....

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How about a meat free Christmas & a Dairy Free New Year!
Dec14

How about a meat free Christmas & a Dairy Free New Year!

Christmas is round the corner and we are launching our Malta Meat Free Xmas (Christmas) campaign. We understand that because of COVID-19 many of you will not be having their usual Christmas lunch with family and friends. In many cases this will be a smaller and reduced lunch, possibly at home. So let’s take the opportunity and make an added change to this year’s Christmas lunch and go meat-free this Christmas....

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Sweet Potato Black Bean Bake
Dec11

Sweet Potato Black Bean Bake

Ingredients: I love making this baked dish as it feels like a comfort food, but without the guilt as it is nutrient dense and full of fiber. 1 large sweet potato, peeled and diced1 can black beans or red kidney beans, drained and rinsed1 can diced tomatoes, drained½ onion, chopped1 red or green bell pepper, chopped1 teaspoon chili powder1 teaspoon garlic...

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Emotional and Mental Wellbeing this Christmas
Dec09

Emotional and Mental Wellbeing this Christmas

Christmas is on our doorstep meaning 2020 is nearing its end. And what a year it has been. At some point we all must have suffered emotional stress or anxiety brought on by the pandemic.  With cold weather and Christmas known to effect emotional and mental health, let us see what can be done to improve mental health. A good night’s rest is one of the most important factors for our wellbeing, both mentally and physically.  It...

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Easy chickpea and zucchini risotto
Dec07

Easy chickpea and zucchini risotto

Easy, healthy and delicious! This kind of recipes will be your friend before and even after the festive season. Let’s admit it, what life would it be without a proper holiday feast followed with a sweet dessert. This risotto recipe is for those who like to enjoy food as well as care for their figure. Low calorie, filling and vegan 🙂 Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice 1/2 onion, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 medium zucchini 1 can...

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More Teatime Treats
Dec04

More Teatime Treats

Today I wanted to share my favourite vegan go to cookie recipe. These are what I usually end up making on a gloomy day. Baking makes me forget the bad weather and I end up with a nice treat to enjoy with a comforting cup of coffee. Oatmeal Cookies They are super easy to make and you don’t need any fancy ingredients either, just basic store cupboard staples. So you start by mixing your dry ingredients together: 145g oats125g...

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