Showing posts from July, 2020

Vegetable Stir fry

By McDonald, T.   |  Date 24th of July 2020   Stir fries have become very popular in the last 30 years in the UK.  This is a basic stir fry that is easy to make, full of goodness and very low on carbohydrates. It is 100% vegan and very cheap to make Serves 1  Time: 20 mins Ingredients  Mushroom Green beans Bean sprouts  1 medium carrot 1/2 red bell pepper  1/2 chilli pepper some olives Soya sauce Garlic granules   Salt Black pepper  Apparatus  Frying pan or wok Spatula Sharp knife Method  Spray some olive oil in the pan.  Cut the carrot into sticks and place in the pan with the green beans on  medium heat.  Slice the mushroom, red bell pepper, chilli pepper and place in the pan with the bean sprouts.  Add the garlic granules, soya sauce and sliced olives.  Season with salt and black pepper then cook constantly stirring until all veg is tender.  Serve with sourdough. I hope you give this easy dish a try and feel free to leave a comment below.

Garlic Mushroom And Cheesy Peppers With Sweet Potato Mash

By McDonald, T.   |  Date 20th of July 2020 A really tasty meal that is easily veganised by swapping the cheese for a vegan cheese alternative . If you fancy something different and meaty, try this.  The potato is delicious and a great sauce of roughage (fibre). Serves one  Ready in 20 minutes Ingredients 1 sweet pepper Grated cheese (Go vegan!) Garlic granules 1/2 a sweet potato Big Mushroom Garlic infused olive oil  Green beans  Apparatus Roasting tin with lid Small saucepan Something to baste the mushroom  Masher  Sharp knife  chopping board  Potato peeler  lettuce  a few cherry tomatoes  5cm of cucumber   a few olives Method Peel the sweet potato and cut into small pieces then place in the saucepan and cover with water. Bring to the boil and cook about 15 min or until the potato is soft. While the potato is boiling, slice the sweet red pepper in half longways and then cut the halves in two. Place the pieces in the roasting tin a

Gado Gado Salad

By McDonald, T.   |  Date 19th of July 2020   Although this is not vegan, it is easily veganised by replacing the egg with Quorn pieces and using Thai spiced crackers instead of prawn crackers.  Full of flavour and goodness this dish will lift your spirits, satisfy that hunger and provide a great deal of nutrition.  This hearty meal has green bean and potato with fresh salad and hot peanut butter source.  Serves 1 Ready in 30 mins Ingredients 40g of green beans  1/2 a small carrot cut into strips 30g of bean sprouts 4 Cherry tomatoes  1/2 a red bell cut into strips 4 leaves of lettuce  Some pitted green olives 1 egg 3 new potatoes 5 cm of cucumber Prawn crackers  1/2 of oregano  Peanut Butter Sauce 3 tablespoons of peanut butter 1/2 tsp of maple syrup 1 tsp of soya sauce 1 tsp of finely chopped chilli pepper 1 clove of garlic finely chopped 1/4 cup of water 1/2 cup of soya milk Salad dressing 1 tablespoon of garlic infused olive oil 1/2 tsp of bal

Vegan Gado Gado

By McDonald, T.   |  Date 16th of July 2020 Gado Gado is colourful, top for flavour, low in calories and high in nutrition. The blend of flavours is superb and it is easy to make.  Green beans, carrots and bell pepper form the main ingredients while the sultanas give it that extra something. In addition, the dish is accompanied with a tasty peanut butter sauce.  With this dish you can't go wrong.  There are many variations of Gado Gado and this is mine. 100% vegan. Serves 1 (times ingredients by how many people you are cooking for) Ready in 30 minutes Ingredients 1/2 red bell pepper 1/2 a handful of green beans 1/2 a red onion 2 gloves of garlic 1 heaped tablespoon of sultanas 1 medium carrot 1/2 a medium sized chilli pepper 1 tablespoon of tomato puree 1 tablespoon of tomato relish  1/2 a tsp of garlic granules  1/2 a tsp of soya source  20 g of Quorn pieces 1/2 of hot water 1/4 (60 ml) cup of basmati rice Peanut butter source 2 tablespoons of

High Mountain Soup

By McDonald, T. | Date 12th of July 2020.  This is a light meal that has a nice heat to it because of  the chilli powder.  The inspiration for this dish comes from the story of Jesus going up a high mountain with three of his disciples, Peter, James and John. Once at the top, Jesus is transformed and is seen conversing with Elijah and Moses. 100% vegan. Serves One Ready in 10 minutes Ingredients 1/4 cup of garden peas (frozen is fine) 1/4 cup of sweetcorn  (The peas and the sweetcorn represent the men an women of  of the world) 3 small florets of broccoli  (Represent Peter, James and John) 3 pieces of spaghetti pasta 1 x tsp of tomato puree. Black pepper to taste  150ml of vegetable stock 1/2 tsp of paprika 1/4 tsp of turmeric 1/4 tsp of chilli powder (mild if you want it hotter, make it 1/2 tsp) 1/2 tsp of Garlic granules 1 tsp of soya source 1/2 tsp of balsamic vinegar 4 pitted olives. (To represent the transformation) 2 slices of sourdough  2 cherry to