The Green Monster Goes Rogue

Meet the Bircher Muesli – Green Monster lovechild: Ingredients (2 servings): 4 Tbsp Herbalife Formula 1 1 banana 2 Tbsp hemp seed powder 1/2 avocado 3 spinach leaves 1 apple 1 cup oatmeal 2 Tbsp. mixed seeds 1 cup plain yogurt honey to drizzle Directions: Juice the apple and spinach. Add to a blender along […]

Meatfree Monday: Don’t Be Chicken Wrap

Chicken wrap? Talking crap… Meatfree Monday Style, I used Fry’s Chicken-Style Strips: What I like about them: Vegan A Non GM Product High in Protein Source of Fibre No Added Preservatives No Artificial Colours I fried mine up with tomato paste, chilli, onion and garlic; then served up with some salad and coleslaw. Easy!  

Meatfree Monday: Aubergine Tower Power

Eggplant, aubergine, brinjal… whatever the name, it taste the same! And it’s goood! Ingredients: 1 ginormous/ 2 medium/ 3 puny eggplants 1 cup chopped spinach 1 cup chopped tomato 1 large onion 1 tsp. chopped garlic 2 tsp. dried oregano black and cayenne pepper to taste salt to taste 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar Olive oil […]

Meat Free Monday: Veggie Scramble Wraps

Is it too soon for another Meat Free Monday Brupper? Or may I please just have breakfast for every meal of the day? Spot the peanut butter… 🙂 After a holiday sans-veggies, my body was crying for some vegetation. Simply chop up every veggie you have in the fridge, scramble with eggs, and wrap it […]

Meat Free Monday: Warm Health Bread and Spiced Butternut Soup

Warm, hearty bread steamy from the oven, and a hot butternut soup with spices tickling at your nose… what could be cosier? And like my low fat, sugar free bananabread and beer bread.. no kneady yeast necessary! 1. Bread Ahead Ingredients: 500 ml Plain Yoghurt 2 Tbsp Honey 2 cups Nuttywheat Flour 1 cup White Flour […]

Meat Free Monday: Butternut and Chickpea Fritters

Meat Free Magic… Ingredients 400 g butternut squash, peeled & cut into 1-2 cm cubes 1 tbsp honey 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tin cooked chickpeas, rinsed & drained 40 gr (1/3 cup) polenta/oats/flour (or breadcrumbs) plus extra for coating 1 tbsp garam masala 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tbsp finely chopped […]

Meat Free Monday: 10 minute Veggie Burgers

As you may have noticed in previous Meat Free Monday posts, I’m always game for a quick, healthy fix on a Monday evening. I promise to make my own veggie burgers sometime soon, but for now… thank you Woolies for making a pattie so delicious that I would claim it as my own if it […]

Meat Free Monday: Butternut, Chickpea, and Spinach Curry

This meal always brings back good memories of living in digs with 5 of my girlfriends, peeling butternut in the lounge so we didn’t miss out on the mindless conversations going on while we were on cooking duty.   Ingredients 1 can cooked chickpeas 1 medium butternut A large bunch of spinach 1 large onion […]

Meat Free Monday: 10 Minute Cheatza

No yeast at least… The perfect, surprisingly healthy, Meat Free Monday meal Ingredients: Wholewheat wraps (ah, haaaaa.. holla all y’all lovers of thin crust, high fibre, low calorie, easy-as-opening-a-bag pizza bases!) Toppings of choice: My personal favourite: Pesto sauce base Caramelized Onion (simply fry up onion rings with butter, sugar, and salt) Roasted Butternut Pumpkin Seeds […]