Pink orange pound cake

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe Prep Time 0 Cook Time 0 4 – 6 People Serves 4 Beginner Difficulty  0 Ingredients Pound Cake 2 cups (250 g) self-rising flour  1 tbsp cornstarch or arrowroot starch 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp sea salt 1/3 cup vegan butter or neutral oil, like canola or melted coconut oil  1 cup (200 g)  light brown sugar  1 tbsp vanilla extract  1 cup coconut cream  1/3 cup dairy-free milk  chopped orange-infused dark chocolate  Toppings: vegan frosting drizzle, fresh pink-orange from @checkersa, pomegranate jewels.  Frosting drizzle:  juice of 1 pink orange 1 1/2 cups icing sugar  Method Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Prepare and measure out all of the ingredients.  In a medium bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients like flour, cornstarch, and sea salt. Set aside. In a large mixing bowl, cream the vegan butter on high speed for 2-3 minutes, or until whipped and creamy. Into the butter add in the sugar and vanilla extract, and cream together until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add the coconut cream until integrated into the vegan butter.  Add in half of the flour mixture at first, and mix on medium-low speed until integrated. Then add in the remaining flour mixture, along with the dairy-free milk, and mix again. Use a rubber spatula to scrape the bottom and ensure that all flour and wet ingredients are combined. Fold in the chopped chocolate, pour the cake batter into your prepared loaf pan, and bake the pound cake for 45-50 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean. Remove from the oven and allow the pound cake to cool for 10 minutes in the pan. Then carefully flip the pound cake onto a cooling rack and back over to be right side up to cool completely  For the frosting, press out the juice of the pink oranges and mix in the icing sugar, frost the cake, decorate, and serve! Photo Gallery I hope you love this beautiful yummy citrus cake!! M*

High protein cinnamon pancakes

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe Prep Time 0 Cook Time 0 4 – 6 People Serves 2 Beginner Difficulty  0 Ingredients 1 cup self-rising flour or spelt or flour of choice  3/4 cup chickpea flour  1 /12 tsp baking powder  1/2 tsp cinnamon  1 1/4 cups milk or water of choice 1/3 cup sweetener or sugar of choice  1-2 tsp olive oil or coconut oil fresh fruit to serve  syrup to serve  fresh mint to serve  Method Add the flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon to a bowl.  Add the milk, sweetener, oil, vanilla, and apple cider together and let it curdle a bit. Mix the wet into the dry until there are no lumps, heat a pan with a dash of oil and add about 3-4 tbsp for each pancake.  let each side fry for 3-4 minutes until brown, fry until the batter is done.  Serve the pancakes with syrup, fresh fruit, toasted hazelnuts and mint.  Photo Gallery I Hope you love these super fluffy pancakes as much as we do!! M*

Gem squash pumpkin soup

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe Prep Time 0 Cook Time 0 4 – 6 People Serves 0 Beginner Difficulty  0 Ingredients 3-4 gem squash, seeds removed and steamed  Soup:  olive oil to fry the onion  1 tsp fennel seeds  1 tsp ground cumin  5 cups chopped non-stringy pumpkin (I used Japanese pumpkin)   1 red onion diced 1 tbsp grated ginger  500ml coconut cream  1 cup vegetable stock  1 cup chickpeas  1/3 cup nutritional yeast  salt and pepper to taste  Serve with:  1/4 cup pomegranate seeds toasted pecan nuts to serve favorite pesto to serve    more coconut cream  Method Add the soup ingredients into a pot and bring to simmer until the pumpkin is soft and the soup is fragrant.  Blend the soup once it is cool and serve in the steamed gem squash, add your favourite toppings and enjoy! Photo Gallery Hope, you love this easy and delish soup!! M*

Pickled shallot curry potato salad

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe Prep Time 0 Cook Time 0 4 – 6 People Serves 2 Beginner Difficulty  0 Ingredients Curry roasted vegetables 2 cups cauliflower florets 1 1/2 cups sliced potatoes 1 tsp curry powder 1/2 tsp fennel seeds 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1 tbsp nutritional yeast Salt and pepper to taste Olive oil Pickled shallots 1 cup sliced shallots  1 cup pickle juice 1/4 cup red wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar 1-2 tbsp sugar 1 tsp mustard seeds pinch of salt Cream cheese hummus 1 cup hummus 1/3 cups cream cheese To serve: Cooked Black rice (crisp up in the oven for 8-10 minutes) sub with basmati or quinoa Pomegranate seeds Chopped mint Toasted black sesame seeds Toasted pine nuts Chutney dressing: 1/3 cup smooth apricot chutney or onion marmalade 1-2 tbsp honey 1-2 tbsp apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup full cream milk or coconut milk Pinch of salt Method Add the cauliflower and diced potato rounds to a parchment paper-lined tray. Add a generous drizzle of olive oil, spices, nutritional yeast and mix well. Bake for 18-20 minutes at degrees Celsius. For the pickled shallots: heat the pickle juice and the rest of the ingredients until the sugar is dissolved, add the shallots to the hot pickle brine, and let it sit to pickle in a glass jar. Mix the hummus and cream cheese, add to a plate, then the toasted black rice, roasted curry vegetables, pomegranate seeds, chopped mint, pickled shallots, sesame seeds, and pine nuts.4. Mix the chutney dressing add on to the salad and enjoy! Photo Gallery Hope you love this super delicious and flavourful salad! M*

Creamy French shallot pasta bake

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe Prep Time 0 Cook Time 0 4 – 6 People Serves 4 Beginner Difficulty  0 Ingredients • 4 tbsp vegan butter• 3-4 shallots sliced thinly• 2 tsp honey or agave or just soft brown sugar• 1 cup dry red wine, such as Cab Sauvignon• 2 cloves garlic or 1 tbsp garlic flakes• 2 cups wild mushrooms of choice• 2 tbsp fresh thyme leaves (or 2 teaspoons dried thyme)• Pink salt and black pepper• 2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth• 1 tbsp vegan Worcestershire sauce (or use soy sauce)• 2 leaves bay leaves (optional)• 500g of your favorite shortcut pasta• 1/4 cup cornstarch mixed with water• 1⁄4 tsp cayenne pepper using more or less to your taste• 1 1⁄4 canned coconut milk or 1 cup vegan cream cheese• 1⁄3 cup crumbled vegan feta cheese• 2 cups parmesan cheese• 1 cup crispy onion crumbs Method Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Melt the butter, and add the shallots, and honey together in a large pot over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring occasionally until softened, about 5minutes. Add 1/2 cup of the wine, until the wine cooks into the onions. Continue to cook another 8-10 minutes until you’ve used the 1/2 cup of wine and the onions are deeply caramelized.  Add the garlic, mushrooms, thyme, and season with salt and pepper, cook another 3-4 minutes. Add the remaining 1/2 cup wine, the vegetable broth, Worcestershire sauce, bay leaves, and cornstarch slurry and lastly Add in the cooked and drained pasta. Stir frequently until the pasta is al dente and the broth has been absorbed about 8-10 minutes. Stir in the cayenne, coconut milk, and parmesan. Transfer the pasta to a baking dish. Top with the cheese and onion crutides. Transfer the baking dish to the oven and bake for 20 minutes or until the cheese has melted and is lightly browned on top. Cool for 5 minutes before serving. Serve with dollops of cream cheese and fresh thyme.Enjoy! Photo Gallery Hope you love this creamy and filling recipe! M*

Caramelized butternut shallot salad

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe Prep Time 0 Cook Time 0 4 – 6 People Serves 4 Beginner Difficulty  0 Ingredients 4-5 shallots sliced lengthways 2 cups chopped butternut 2-3 tbsp olive oil 2-3 tbsp honey 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar or red wine vinegar 1 tbsp nutritional yeast Salt and pepper to taste 4 cups washed baby spinach or kale 1 cup chopped brown dates 1/2 cup toasted pecan nuts Feta Dressing 1/4 cup honey 1/4 red wine vinegar or rice wine vinegar 1-2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp Dijon mustard Salt and pepper to taste Method 1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.2. Add the diced butternut and sliced shallots to a parchment paper-lined baking tray and drizzlewith oil, honey, vinegar, nutritional yeast, and seasoning. Mix well until the vegetables are fullycoated.3. Let the shallots lay face down so the inside caramelizes nicely! Bake for 18-20 minutes untilcaramelized. Let it cool.4. Mix the dressing in a glass container and shake it up until mixed.5. Add the washed spinach to a serving platter, add the roasted vegetables onto the spinach,then the chopped dates, toasted pecans, feta and the dressing. Serve and enjoy! Photo Gallery Hope you love this delicious salad as much as we do!! M*

Milk tart pancake pockets

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe Prep Time 0 Cook Time 0 4 – 6 People Serves 2 Beginner Difficulty  0 Ingredients 1 cup self-rising flour  1 tsp baking powder  1-2 tbsp sugar or sweetener  pinch of salt  1 cup water or milk  1 tbsp oil Cinnamon sugar to serve  Air-fryer to bake  Milk tart filling  1 1/2 cups soy milk or coconut milk 1/3-1/2 cups sugar or syrup to sweeten  1 tsp vanilla extract  1/3-1/2 cup corn starch  pinch of salt  Milk-batter dipping  1 cup soy milk  1/4 cup corn starch  Method Mix the pancake batter and heat a small pan, add about 1/2 a cup of the batter to the pan and fry for 2-3 minutes and flip over so it cooks on the other side. Repeat with the rest of the batter, it makes roughly 3-4 servings.  For the filling: add the ingredients into the saucepan and mix well before turning down the heat, be sure to whisk while it cooks so it doesn’t clump up. Let it chill slightly.  Mix the dipping batter. Lay out the pancakes, add 2-3 tbsp of the Milk tart filling into the centre, fold in the edges, and roll up like a taco. Dip the pancake pocket in the milk-like batter and roll in cinnamon sugar.  Place on an air-fryer proof tray, and bake or air-fry or bake for 8-10 minutes until crispy! Serve with some whipped cream, ice cream, or a sprinkle of icing sugar.  Photo Gallery Hope you love these crispy pancake pockets!! M*

Mushroom biltong soup

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe 0 Prep Time 0 Cook Time Serves 4 4 – 6 People Difficulty  0 Beginner Ingredients Four cups brown button mushrooms or oyster mushrooms  1/2 cup chopped leeks 400ml coconut cream  1 can butter beans or cannellini beans  1 cup soaked cashews  1-2 tbsp olive oil  1 tsp ground cumin  1 tsp ground coriander  salt and pepper to taste  1-2 tbsp soy sauce   1 tsp miso paste  3-4 cups vegetable stock  cornstarch slurry (1/3 cup cornstarch mixed with water)   Coriander oil  1 heaped tbsp coriander seeds  2-3 tbsp neutral oil    Method First off you have to roast the mushrooms for that perfect biltong-like flavor.  Add the washed or wiped-clean mushrooms to a [pan lined with parchment paper, and drizzle with olive oil, some soy sauce, cumin, coriander, salt, and pepper.  Roast the mushrooms for 15-20 until nice and brown, use 3/4 of the mushrooms and leave the rest to top the soup.  Add some olive oil to a big round pot to make the soup in, then, add in the leeks and the garlic, and fry until fragrant. Pop the mushrooms, beans, cashews, coconut cream, and the veggie stock in the pan and let it simmer for 15-20 minutes.  Lastly add the cornstarch slurry, miso paste, more soy sauce, and season to taste.  Remove from the heat and then blend the soup until super smooth, pour through a sieve if necessary for ultra creamy soupy goodness.  Serve the soup with dried-out mushrooms, cashew cream or coconut cream olive oil, and a dash of pepper.  To make the coriander oil, add the ingredients to a pan and lightly bring to a simmer. Remove from the heat so it doesn’t burn.  Photo Gallery Hope you love this creamy and tasty soup recipe! M*

Baked Custard donuts

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe 0 Prep Time 0 Cook Time Serves 2 4 – 6 People Difficulty  0 Beginner Ingredients 3 cups bread flour  1/2 cup neutral cooking oil  1/2-3/4 cup cup plant-based milk or plant-based yogurt  8g instant yeast  1/3 cup castor sugar  1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract  1/2 tsp cinnamon  pinch of salt  Custard filling  2 cups plant-based yogurt  1/3 cup cornstarch  1 tsp vanilla extract  dash of cinnamon if you like  icing sugar to serve    Method Sift the bread flour into a bowl, and add the sugar, salt, and cinnamon.  In another container add the plant-based milk (lukewarm if you can) along with the vanilla and the yeast.  Add the wet into the dry and mix well until the dough is foldable and soft. Place it in a warm area, cover it with a cloth, and let it rest for an hour to rise.  Once risen, Preheat the oven or air fryer. Slice the dough into four equal parts and shape into a small bun-like shape. Cover and place in a warm area and let it rise again.  Once risen, brush with neutral cooking oil and a sprinkle of sugar. Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden.  Add the custard ingredients into a bowl, and whisk until there are no lumps, microwave or place in a pot on the stove and simmer until it starts to thicken. Remove from the heat, add a layer of cling wrap to prevent skin from forming, and let it chill to room temperature.  Once chilled scoop the custard into a piping bag with a star nozzle, slice the donuts length ways, and pipe dollops of the custard down the middle.  Add a dust of icing sugar before serving and enjoy! Photo Gallery Hope you love these fluffy and delicious donuts! M*

Coffee cookies

Recipe Gallery Share the Love                           Coffee cookies  Recipe 0 Prep Time 0 Cook Time Serves 4 4 – 6 People Difficulty 0 Beginner Ingredients 2 1/4 cups cake flour (more if needed) sub with wholewheat or rye flour 1/4 tsp baking sodapinch of salt 125g margarine softened or vegan butter 1 cup brown sugar 10 ml freeze-dried coffee powder dissolved in 50 ml boiling water 1/2 cup golden syrup 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essenceIcing 2 cups icing sugar 80g margarine at room temperature or vegan butter 1 teaspoon freeze-dried coffee powder for icing Method Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Sift the flour, baking soda, and salt together. Rub in the softened margarine and mix until crumbly texture. In another mixing bowl whip the sugar, coffee, syrup, and vanilla essence together. Fold this into the flour mixture and combine until you have a manageable dough. Roll or scoop into a piping bag with a round nozzle, depending on how soft your dough is, add more flour needed. Press with cookie press into a prepared baking tray, and bake for 8 to 10 minutes until brown. Let them chill. For the icing, cream the icing sugar with the margarine and dissolved coffee mixture, and mix until fluffy. Ice the cookies and store in an airtight container. Photo Gallery Hope you love these yummy SA cookies!! M*