White Chocolate & Cranberry Cookies

December 10, 2022 0 Comments

As soon as I found VEGAN WHITE BAKING CHOCOLATE at Kaylee’s Market in Johannesburg, I knew I had to make a classic festive cookie. A white chocolate chip cookie with dried cranberries. Sweet, juicy, buttery and oh so delicious! You need to give these a try! Ingredients: Method: In a large mixing bowl, mix together …

Vegan Hot Cross Buns

November 16, 2022 0 Comments

These hot cross buns are spicy, packed with fruit and so sweet from the apricot jam glaze. Ingredients: Method: Place the sugar, yeast, warm water and oil in a jug. Stir. Cover the top of the jug and leave for 5 minutes for the yeast to activate – before you use this mixture, the yeast …

Spiced Chai Hot Chocolate

November 15, 2022 0 Comments

Okay so if you didn’t start your day with a hot chocolate, is it even Christmas time?!? And this spiced chai hot chocolate using vegan chai is CHRISTMAS IN A MUG! Spiciness from the chai, chocolatey goodness from the cacao and some sugar for sweetness plus frothy milk – heaven! Ingredients: ENJOY!

Mushroom & Lentil Roast

November 13, 2022 0 Comments

Looking for an easy, delicious meat-free alternative for Christmas lunch? This is it! Ingredients: Method: Add the lentils and the stock to a pot and bring to a gentle boil. Let this simmer for around 20 minutes (or until most of the liquid has cooked off). In another pan, add the oil, garlic and onion …

New Years Champagne Cake 

November 13, 2022 0 Comments

Ingredients: Combine well. Bake for around 1 hour at 180°C. Enjoy with a simple icing sugar glaze to bring out the sweetness of the champagne.

Spiced Sweet Potato Pancakes 

November 13, 2022 0 Comments

What is a Sunday without pancakes? #pancakesunday is my favourite tradition – a little spoil at the end of the week. And a wonderful way to also eat a meal with my family. This is the perfect tradition to pick up during the holiday season – let’s stop rushed meals. Let’s slow down. Eat together. …

Roasted Brussel Sprout & Cranberry Salad 

November 13, 2022 0 Comments

I created this recipe back in 2019 for the 3rd Issue of Vegan Views… and I must say I always find myself coming back to it this time of year… Plus my entire family always requests it for Christmas lunch too! It’s light, it’s tangy and it’s all Christmas! Make sure to save this recipe …

Gingerbread Bliss Balls

November 13, 2022 0 Comments

A perfect treat for this time of year and they make an even better gift! Spicy, crunchy and packed with a punch, these are definitely getting me into the holiday spirit!! Ingredients: Method: Blend. Blend. Blend. Until the mixture is nice and sticky and can be rolled into balls. Coat in some vegan white chocolate …

Whole Roasted Cauliflower

November 13, 2022 0 Comments

For when you feel like something different, something delicious and something easy for your Christmas Dinner – this is the one! I love roasted cauliflower! And this recipe always turns out GREAT! Ingredients: For the marinade: Method: Coat the cauliflower in some olive oil, salt & pepper. Cover with tin foil and bake for around …

Spiced French Toast

November 13, 2022 0 Comments

Is there anything better than French toast for breakfast? A real festive treat! This is one of the breakfast recipes from Vegan Comfort Food and it sure is a crowd pleaser and even better when you use day old ciabatta bread – drool! Ingredients: Method: Mix the egg replacer with the water until smooth. Add …