Food And Drink : Recipes

Avocado Tzatziki

This new twist on an old classic, melds the sublime flavour of Avocado with a fresh Tzatziki and brings it to a new level, without losing all its classic appeal. This makes this recipe excellent as a dipping sauce, dip, meal sauce or use it as a spread in pita bread sandwich with a good feta cheese fruit and spinach salad and provolone. It really is a versatile little sauce that ensures you have no left overs.

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Cheese Stuffed Eggplant with Spinach (Vegan)

Prep-time: 20 minutes      Cooking time: 15 min      Calories: 193.3               Aubergines, for many better known as eggplant are an excellent source of fiber and vitamin B1 and B6 and potassium. In this recipe they are paired with spinach and two types of cheese, the vegan varieties do a good job here. A rich tomato sauce completes the dish. Ingredients:     Serves: 4 8 slices eggplant (1/4 inch thick) 2

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Pesto Chicken with Buttered Leeks and Potatoes

Ingredients:                 Serves 2 ½ Deboned chicken (+/- 350 gr) 300 Grams  Small leeks (sliced slanted) 30 Grams  Butter 3  Potatoes ¼ Medium onion (chopped) Salt, Pepper Oil for frying PESTO: 70 Ml  Olive oil 1 Medium onion (chopped roughly) 3 Cloves Garlic Handfull Fresh Basil leaves 50 Grams Roasted cashew nuts (unsalted) METHOD: Boil potatoes with skin, when cooked, place in

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Falafel and Tzatziki (Vegan)

Prep-time: 10 minutes      Cooking time: 15 min      Calories: 136.9 Falafel is a quick, easy to make Middle Eastern snack that served with a refreshing dip will have everybody asking for more. You can prepare this snack one or two days in advance and finish it just before the party. Ingredients: Serves: 4 (8 patties) • 15 oz canned chickpeas • 4 oz chickpea flour • ½ cup chopped onion • 4 tbsp parsley • 2 tbsp

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Spicy Grilled Eggplant and Roasted Pumpkin (Vegan)

Prep-time: 25 minutes      Cooking time: 5 min      Calories: 343.0                 It is time for some spicy food with an Asian twist. Spicy is often associated with Asian food, but Mexicans love spicy food as well, the chili paste in this recipe allows a choice, your home-made chili paste, or your favorite store bought. Fermented bean paste has a special pungent taste that will make you crave for more, find the

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Baked Breakfast Cereals (Vegan)

Prep-time: 15 min      Cooking time: 20 min      Calories: 268.4        Cereals can become boring at times. Just pour some milk and that’s it. This recipe has interesting twists, firstly the tofu gives you a protein boost, secondly you can grab a slice and run out the door when you’re running out of time and thirdly the kids will love this. Ingredients      Serves 4 1 cup breakfast cereals 1/3 cup almond

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Sweet Potato and Spinach Gnocchi in Tomato Sauce (Vegan)

Prep-time: 25 minutes      Cooking time: 10 min      Calories: 467.1 We know that sweet potatoes are rich in complex carbohydrates and beta-carotene. Nutrients we value, problem is that they are gluten free and therefore a bit difficult, (but not impossible) to transform them into else then straight from the boil or puree. A bit of arrowroot lands a helping hand to solve that issue and together with iron rich spinach and a fresh

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Barley, Fennel and Bean Salad with Walnuts (Vegan)

Prep-time: 25 minutes      Cooking time: 5 min      Calories: 430.1 Best known as one of the main ingredients to make beer and other alcoholic beverages, Barley is also a versatile cooking ingredient. It has a nutty flavor and pasta like texture making this cereal grain a perfect component to a variety of dishes. In this recipe Barley is paired with crunchy fennel, herbs , olives and beans to provide carbs and protein. The

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Mung Bean, Tofu and Cucumber Salad (Vegan)

Prep-time: 10 minutes      Cooking time: 20 min      Calories: 485.0 Mung beans suit perfectly to make sprouts, by themselves they are a not only a great source of protein and anti- oxidants, they taste delicious also. Combined with crispy tofu, bell pepper and refreshing cucumber this makes a wonderful lunch. Ingredients:     Serves: 4 2 cups raw mung beans 1 medium sized bell pepper (cut in strips) 2 blocks firm

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Asian Rice Paper Spring Rolls

Prep-time: 20 minutes        Cooking time: 5 min        Calories: 127.1                 These rice paper spring rolls need a little skill to prepare, which is certainly worth the effort. They are delicious, healthy and will surely impress your guest. The ginger onion paste provides for a spicy tang that will make you crave for more. Ingredients:     Serves: 4 For the ginger onion paste 2 psc spring

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