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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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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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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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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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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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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Vegan biscotti
Nov30

Vegan biscotti

Christmas is fast approaching so it’s time to bake! I don’t know about you, but for me this time of the year means to be around my closest family. Baking, cooking and watching christmas movies are on the top of the itinerary rather than opening presents. We always have so much fun together you can’t really put a price on that 🙂 Today I prepared first christmas recipe for you – vegan biscotti with almonds and...

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Vegan Breakfast Scramble (no egg, no tofu)
Nov20

Vegan Breakfast Scramble (no egg, no tofu)

This recipe is mind-blowingly flavourful and can be eaten at any time of the day: breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner! What is most surprising is that the key ingredient for the traditional vegan scramble is tofu. However, this time the star of the show will be chickpea flour! Ingredients: 50g gram flour/chickpea flour1/4 teaspoon paprika1/4 teaspoon garlic powder1/4 teaspoon onion powder1/4 teaspoon cumin1/4 teaspoon turmeric Pinch of...

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Creamy soya cubes with pasta – hungarian style
Nov18

Creamy soya cubes with pasta – hungarian style

Since traveling is very difficult these days let us travel at least a bit by making food that has origins in other countries. Typically meaty meal, transformed into a vegan alternative can easily do the trick. My grandma used to make this when I was small so it reminds me of home a lot. Lately I grew to like soya cubes so I use them a lot in meals as a source of protein. They are a great meat alternative and so much easier to prepare...

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Għadam tal-mejtin – Traditional Maltese Bones
Nov14

Għadam tal-mejtin – Traditional Maltese Bones

As the weather is now slowly getting cooler, I start to enjoy some more time in my kitchen. Baking is one thing I look forward to at this time of year. Come teatime in the afternoon ( in my case it’s actually coffee) I like to have a little treat to accompany my cup of coffee. Last week I finally managed to bake a vegan version of a traditional pastry which is very popular in the month of November. Għadam tal-mejtin –...

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Blackberry baked oatmeal
Nov09

Blackberry baked oatmeal

Another morning recipe! If you are tired of making porridge a million different ways, here is something new! Baked oatmeal is basically very similar to the porridge, just a tad different. Takes a bit more time because of the baking, but the result is so delicious that I think that you should definitely try it! I made mine whilst baking granola, since it’s small and fits in the oven with other stuff so you can make 2 things at a...

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