Month: December 2012

Vegan Recipe: Apple, Celery and Carrot Juice

Wishing you a Fruitful & Happy New Year! The vegan recipe for Apple, Celery and Carrot Juice: servings – 3 to 4 Ingredients 2 apples (cut into chunks) 2 stalks celery (cut into small sections) 1 carrot (cut into small sections) 1 1/2 cups cool boiled water Method Place all the ingredients in a blender and pulse until smooth. Then, strain the juice, pour into serving glasses and rub some salt on the rim of the glasses....

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Vegan Recipe: Green Bean Omelette

The vegan recipe for Green Bean Omelette: servings – 4 Ingredients 15 green beans (slice into thin pieces) 1 tbsp golden flax seed powder 1/4 cup wheat flour 1 cup self-rising flour 3 tbsp vegetable oil 1 1/2 cup water Seasonings 1 tsp salt Method In a mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients and seasonings. Ladle 1/2 cup batter into a non-stick pan, make a round shape, pan-fry both sides over low heat until golden brown, remove and set on a plate; repeat this step until all the batter is used up....

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Vegan Recipe: Cream of Potato and Mushroom Soup

The vegan recipe for Cream of Potato and Mushroom Soup: servings – 4 Ingredients 400 g  potatoes (peel, cut into chunks, steam for 20 minute and set aside) 1 can white button mushrooms (dice) 4 cups unsweetened soya milk ½ cup coriander leaves (chop) 1 cup soya mince 5 tbsp olive oil Seasonings 1 tsp crushed dried rosemary 1 tsp crushed dried basil leaves 2 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 2 tsp sea salt 3 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp soy sauce ½ tsp ground black pepper ½ tsp white pepper powder Method Heat olive oil (3 tbsp) in a sauce pan...

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Vegan Recipe: Pasta with Vegan Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

The vegan recipe for Pasta with Vegan Meatballs in Tomato Sauce: servings – 2 Ingredients 150g linguine pasta  (boil in salted water until al dente and drain) 12 vegan meatballs 1 can white asparagus stalks (drain and cut into sections) ½ cup pineapple cubes 1 cup diced bell pepper 1 cup tomato puree 1 lemon (squeeze the juice) 1 tsp lemon zest 1 tbsp corn starch 3 tbsp olive oil 1 cup water Seasonings 3 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 1 tsp crushed dried rosemary 1 tsp crushed dried basil leaves ½ tsp black pepper powder 1 tsp soy sauce...

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Vegan Recipe: Fried Mashed Potatoes

The vegan recipe for Fried Mashed Potatoes: servings – 3 to 6 Ingredients 6 small sized potatoes (steam until soft, peel and mash) 1 cup tapioca starch 2 tbsp vegetable shortening 1 1/2 tsp salt Method Combine all the ingredients and knead into a potato dough. Spread some flour on a table and press out the dough with your hands into a rectangle of 1/2 inch of height. Use a plastic knife to cut the potato rectangle into 6 portions and fry them until golden brown over medium heat. Remove, drain and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Snow White Ice Cream Cake

The vegetarian recipe for Snow White Ice Cream Cake: servings – 1 rice bowl sized cake Ingredients 1 cup plain yogurt 1/4 cup instant oatmeal 3 slices vegetarian cheese (dice and mash) 3 tbsp sugar Topping evaporated milk to taste Method Mix all the ingredients until well combined. Pour the mixture into a rice bowl and freeze for about 2 hours. Remove the cake from the bowl, set it on a plate, top with evaporated milk and slice....

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How to Make Vegan Meatballs

Homemade/DIY Vegan Meatballs: 20 vegan meatballs Ingredients 200 g fresh king oyster mushrooms (cut into long and thin strips) 1/3 cup golden flax seeds (grind until fine and smooth) 1 cup soya mince 1/2 tbsp lemon zest 1 tbsp peanut butter 1/2 tbsp tahini 1/2 tsp ground black pepper 4 tbsp tapioca starch 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 cups water Herbs & Seasonings 1 tsp crushed dried oregano 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg 2 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 1 tbsp soya sauce 1/2 tbsp sea salt 1 tsp sugar Method Mix king...

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Vegan Recipe: My Star, My Sweetheart Tapioca Cookies (Eggless Kuih Bangkit)

The vegan recipe for My Star, My Sweetheart Tapioca Cookies (Eggless Kuih Bangkit): servings – 60 cookies Ingredients 3 cups tapioca starch (saute without oil until the flour becomes light, remove and let cool) 1/4 cup coconut milk 1 cup vegetable shortening 1/2 cup fine sugar Method In a big mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients and knead until a smooth dough is formed. Spread some tapioca starch on a table, roll out the tapioca dough into a layer of 1/2 inch in height. Use star and heart (or your desired form) cookie cutters to cut out the star and heart shapes (or your desired shapes)....

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Vegan Recipe: Coconut Mint Chutney

The vegan recipe for Coconut Mint Chutney: servings – 3 cups chutney Ingredients 3 cups fresh mint leaves 2 cups fresh shredded coconut 1 green chili 2 tsp black mustard seeds 1 cup cool boiled water 2 tbsp vegetable oil Seasonings 2 tsp sea salt or salt Method Place fresh mint leaves, fresh shredded coconut, green chili, cool boiled water and sea salt in a blender; pulse until smooth and transfer to a big bowl. Heat vegetable oil, saute black mustard seeds until they pop, remove, add them to the above mixture and stir well. May serve with Thosai...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Eggless Cheese Cake

The vegetarian recipe for Eggless Cheese Cake: servings – 1 cake of bread loaf size Eggless Cheese Cake 2 cups self-rising flour (sieve) 100 g vegetarian soft cheese 4 tbsp sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 1/2 cup vegetable shortening 1 1/4 cup water In a big mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients and stir until a smooth batter is formed. Pour the batter into a greased bread loaf pan and bake in a preheated oven at 160°C for 30 minutes. Remove and let cool completely. Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting 3 tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp lemon zest 65 g...

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Vegan Recipe: Gluten-Free Tomato Pizza

The vegan recipe for Gluten-Free Tomato Pizza: servings – 6 Gluten-Free Pizza Bread 350 g potatoes (boil until tender, peel and mash) ½ cup tapioca starch ¾ cup rice flour 2 tbsp vegetable shortening 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 2 tbsp white sesame seeds Mix tapioca starch with mashed potatoes (while they are still hot); add vegetable shortening and combine. Then add rice flour, baking powder and salt; mix to form a smooth dough. Grease a 10-inch pizza baking plate with some vegetable shortening and press the dough into the plate to form a dough round. Sprinkle...

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Vegan Recipe: Easy Cabbage Soup

The vegan recipe for Easy Cabbage Soup: servings – 6 Ingredients 250 g Chinese cabbage or cabbage (cut into wide strips) 6 shiitake mushrooms (soak in water until soft and slice) 7 cups water Seasonings 1 tsp salt black pepper powder to taste Method Saute shiitake mushrooms until fragrant and place them in a pot. Add water and Chinese cabbage; bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Add salt and stir well. Ladle into soup bowls and sprinkle black pepper powder over....

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