Recipes

All the recipes on this site are vegetarian. Some may not be suitable for vegans.

Please feel free to print any you like and use them. If you enjoyed it, please let us know.

If you would like to try some RAW recipes click here

Enjoy.
and Healthy eating.
Bob McLaughlin

DESSERTS AND SNACKS

Banana Nut seed bar

BANANA FRUIT NUTS SEED BARS

These are ideal for school lunches and snacks. Will last in fridge for two weeks BUT guarantee the kids will not let that happen. Print Recipe BANANA FRUIT NUTS SEED BARS These Banana Fruit bars are great to have on hand as snacks. Prep Time10 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time45 mins Servings: 6 people Ingredients4 Bananas … Continue reading “BANANA FRUIT NUTS SEED BARS”

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Tahini Balls

TAHINI BALLS

No cooking required. Print Recipe TAHINI BALLS Servings: 20 balls Ingredients10 Figs dried12 Dates pitted250 ml Raisins125 ml Tahini250 ml Desiccated Coconut InstructionsPut all fruit in a food processor and mix in the Tahini sauce Shape into balls and roll in Coconut. Put into fridge until ready to eat. NotesThese are great to make in … Continue reading “TAHINI BALLS”

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DRINKS AND JUICES

Mango Lassi

MANGO LASSI

This Indian drink is like a mango milkshake. Print Recipe MANGO LASSI Prep Time5 minsTotal Time5 mins Servings: 4 people Ingredients255 ml Plain Yoghurt425 gm Canned Mango chilled400 ml Water Optional InstructionsPut all ingredients into a blender and blend till mixed. More or less water depending on how thick you like it. Pour into individual … Continue reading “MANGO LASSI”

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MAIN COURSES

Rice with almonds

ARABIAN ALMOND RICE

This is an excellent Winter rice dish and very warming to the body. Print Recipe ARABIAN ALMOND RICE Course: Main Dish Servings: 4 people Ingredients300 Grams Brown Rice Long Grain5 ml Vegetable Stock0.5 Medium Red Onion chopped5 ml Cold Pressed Olive Oil1 Medium Lemon grated rind1.25 ml Cinnamon ground1.25 ml Gloves ground1.25 ml Cardamon ground1.25 … Continue reading “ARABIAN ALMOND RICE”

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Quinoa Tabbouleh

QUINOA TABOULEH

Quinoa is a great nutritious salad and a nice change to using Bulghur Wheat. Print Recipe QUINOA TABOULEH The secret to cooking Quinoa is to soak it in Hot water for 5 plus minutes. Then rinse in cold water until the water coming from the Quinoa is clear. Now cook as you would rice. 1 … Continue reading “QUINOA TABOULEH”

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Black-eyed Bean Casserole

BLACK-EYED BEAN CASSEROLE

This casserole can be made up to a day ahead, keep covered in the fridge. Print Recipe BLACK-EYED BEAN CASSEROLE Cook Time1 hr 5 minsTotal Time1 hr 5 mins Servings: 4 people Ingredients425 gms Black-eyed Beans Canned425 gms Tomatoes – peeled Canned1 Medium Red Onion chopped1 glove garlic crushed125 ml Tomato Paste1 Green Pepper Chopped750 … Continue reading “BLACK-EYED BEAN CASSEROLE”

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Freekeh Risotto

FREEKEH RISOTTO

Freekeh is Green durum wheat – that has been roasted – so it has a slightly smoky taste. Print Recipe FREEKEH RISOTTO Prep Time5 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time25 mins Servings: 4 people Ingredients250 gms Cracked Freekeh Grain5 ml Coconut Oil5 grams Moroccan Seasoning1.25 grams Herb Salt625 Mls Vegetable Stock InstructionsPlace all ingredients into a heavy-based … Continue reading “FREEKEH RISOTTO”

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Savoury Rice and Lentils

SAVOURY RICE AND LENTILS

This is an excellent winter dish. It can be served by itself or with steamed vegetables Print Recipe SAVOURY RICE AND LENTILS Cook Time45 minsTotal Time45 mins Servings: 2 people Ingredients170 grams Brown Rice85 grams Red Lentils15 grams Fenugreek500 ml Vegetable Stock1.25 grams Kelp powder2.5 grams Paprika1 clove garlic minced InstructionsPlace all ingredients in a … Continue reading “SAVOURY RICE AND LENTILS”

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SALADS AND VEGETABLE DISHES

Red Cabbage Salad

RED CABBAGE SALAD

Print Recipe RED CABBAGE SALAD This salad is very tasty and the coriander leaves give it a unique flavour. May be keep for several days in the Fridge. Course: Main Dish Servings: 4 people Ingredients1 Medium Red Cabbage1 Small Red Onion1 Medium Beetroot (Raw)125 ml Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice125 ml Fresh Coriander Leaves choppedDressing2.5 ml … Continue reading “RED CABBAGE SALAD”

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Banana Rice Salad

BANANA RICE SALAD

Print Recipe BANANA RICE SALAD This Rice Salad looks and tastes great and is so Scrumptious. Servings: 4 people IngredientsMain Ingredients375 ml Brown Rice Long Grain125 ml Black Rice4 Bananas Sliced1 Medium Red Onion Chopped small250 ml Desiccated CoconutDressing2 Large Lemons Juiced125 ml Raw Sugar10 ml Sea Salt150 ml Cold Pressed Olive Oil InstructionsCook Rice … Continue reading “BANANA RICE SALAD”

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Mashed Poatoes

MASHED POTATOES

Did you know that cooking potatoes and then cooling them before you eat them lowers their GI, even if you later reheat them. Adding butter and cream also helps to lower their GI. Print Recipe MASHED POTATOES Prep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins Course: Main Dish Servings: 6 People Ingredients2 Kgs Agria Potatoes peeled … Continue reading “MASHED POTATOES”

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moroccan Brussels Sprout

MOROCCAN BRUSSELS SPROUTS

If you like them – try this. Print Recipe MOROCCAN BRUSSELS SPROUTS Prep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time20 mins Servings: 4 people Ingredients500 Grams Brussels Sprouts30 ml Coconut Oil15 grams Moroccan Seasoning65 grams Walnuts chopped InstructionsWash the Brussels Sprouts and cut in half Bring a large pot of water to the boil – then plunge … Continue reading “MOROCCAN BRUSSELS SPROUTS”

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Soups

Chunk Vegetable soup

CHUNKY VEGETABLE SOUP

This soup is scrumptious. So quick and easy to prepare and doesn’t require a long cooking time. Print Recipe CHUNKY VEGETABLE SOUP Cook Time20 minsTotal Time20 mins Servings: 4 people Ingredients45 Grams Butter1 medium Leek Sliced1250 ml Water1 Vegetable Stock cube crumbled350 grams Broccoli chopped2 medium Carrots chopped3 medium Courgettes chopped1 small Red Pepper chopped … Continue reading “CHUNKY VEGETABLE SOUP”

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KUMARA AND CARROT SOUP

This soup is very flavoursome and warming with these spices. Print Recipe Kumara and Carrot Soup Prep Time5 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time35 mins Course: Main Dish Servings: 4 people Ingredients1 Medium Red Onion Diced1 Small Green Chilli Diced15 ml Fresh Ginger grated5 ml Ground Cumin5 ml Ground Coriander2.5 ml Ground Turmeric2 Large Carrots Peeled and … Continue reading “KUMARA AND CARROT SOUP”

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Kumera & Lentil Soup

KUMARA AND LENTIL SOUP

This soup is a family favourite. So quick and easy to prepare and takes only 20 minutes to cook. Print Recipe KUMARA AND LENTIL SOUP Prep Time8 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time28 mins Servings: 4 people Ingredients5 ml Cold Pressed Olive Oil Extra Virgin1 small Red Onion chopped1 large Kumara chopped into small pieces250 ml Red … Continue reading “KUMARA AND LENTIL SOUP”

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Quinoa Soup

PERUVIAN QUINOA SOUP

This simple Quinoa soup is tasty, healthy and satisfying. Print Recipe PERUVIAN QUINOA SOUP Cook Time45 minsTotal Time45 mins Servings: 4 people Ingredients30 ml Cold Pressed Olive Oil Extra Virgin1 large Onion Diced2 Medium Carrots chopped3 cloves garlic minced0.5 inch Ginger peeled and minced2 stalks Celery chopped125 grams Quinoa Uncooked, rinsed thoroughly1000 ml Vegetable Stock5 … Continue reading “PERUVIAN QUINOA SOUP”

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Locro de Papa

ECUADORIAN POTATO SOUP

This is a very flavourful soup from Ecuador. I had it many times while I was there and loved it. Brings back great memories each time I make it. Print Recipe ECUADORIAN POTATO SOUP Prep Time15 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 15 mins Servings: 6 people Ingredients1 medium White onion Diced30 ml Cold Pressed Olive … Continue reading “ECUADORIAN POTATO SOUP”

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