Chick Pea Curry and Naan

Recipe share for those who love nourishing, homegrown, homemade food. I hope you like this curry and naan bread as much as I have!

Chick Pea Curry

  • Time: about 45 minutes
  • Serves: 4-6
Ingredients:
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 inch ..read more

Gardeners' DIY Hand Scrub

To get our hands clean and soft after the garden, I keep a jar of sugar scrub by the sink. It's a pretty simple recipe, keeps for along while, and is a nice treat after a stretch of weeding.

Ingredients:

  • white sugar*
  • olive oil*
  • essential oil*

Instructions:

  1. I'm p..read more

Sweet and Salty Granola Someone gave me a jar of this a while back and I devoured it in a day!  It took a while, but I finally got around to making it myself recently and it's already a staple in my pantry.    A grain-free sweet and salty granola that is easy to vary for your tastes/needs.  Enjoy a bowl for brekki, or pack for a protein-rich snack at work, on a hike etc...read more

Yogi Recipes - Mexican Tofu Bowl

A quick and easy mid-week vegan meal, high in protein, fibre, and so tasty! Serves 4 Ingredients: • 2 tbsp oil • 1 red onion, chopped • 2 cloves garlic, crushed • 2 tsp ground cumin • ½ tsp chilli powder • 2 cans black beans, drained and rinsed • 2 limes, 1 juiced, 1 wedges • 350-400 g extra firm tofu, cut i..read more

This flatbread is great on its own, with dips, use it to make a sandwich, or add some toppings and bake a delish pizza! Ingredients

  • 250-300g cauliflower
  • 2 eggs, lightly whisked
  • 100g cheese, grated (mozzarella, colby or cheddar)
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped
  • Salt & ..read more

I know, I've said this before, but this time I really mean it - this is the best zucchini recipe I've ever tried! Ingredients:

  • 1-2 medium zucchini
  • 2 cups ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup grated parmesan
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • ¼ cup basi..read more

A delicious salad of kale, dried cherries, pine nuts and parmesan.  We have experimented with a few different versions, so get creative.  But remember, the secret to this salad is to give your kale a lovely massage! Ingredients:

  • 2 bunches of kale (about 1/2kg), rinsed and dried
  • Juice of 2-3 lemons
  • 2-3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp m..read more

Halloumi cheese is a delicious and hearty addition to these vegetable kebabs, and the chilli-lime marinade brings the zing. Ingredients: Marinade:

  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • juice of two limes
  • 4 tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • 2 fresh red chillis, finely chopped (add or reduce as per your taste)
  • ..read more

This granola is easy to make, coco-delicious, and makes a great breakfast or snack to fuel your practice! Ingredients: 3 cups rolled oats

  • 2 tbsp plain flour (wheat, spelt, rice, coconut, whatever you prefer)
  • 2 cups chopped nuts (almonds, walnuts, pecans)
  • ½ cup seeds (flax, pumpkin, sunflower, chia)
  • ¼ cup cacao
  • ¼ c..read more

Grad Rachel sent me this a while ago and I’m keen to use this recipe for this year’s hand-made-with-love holiday gift baskets.  This decadent body butter is great for all skin types, and it smells so good you’ll want to taste it! Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup cocoa butter
  • 1/2 cup shea butter
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 ..read more

This month I got a huge basket of lemons from a friend and wasn’t sure what to make, so I reached out for ideas on Facebook.  A few lemon meringue pies (for now) and some limoncello (for later) and I still had a few extra lemons, so Melanie Hansen shared her delish Lemon and Coconut Balls with me.  Unfortunately, I didn’t have all the ingredients that she suggested, so li..read more

A delicious vegan alternative to tasty Butter Chicken.  I was skeptical at first but this really was easy to make and even the carnivore in the house loved it.  Don't be put off by the number of steps in the preparations - just have all your ingredients ready to go and this recipe is quick and easy - and super delish!  Serve with rice or naan. Ingredients: