Wellington pie

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe 0 Prep Time 0 Cook Time Serves 4 4 – 6 People Difficulty  0 Beginner Ingredients 1/2 onion diced 2 cups cooked butternut 1 cup cooked brown lentils 1 cup diced mushrooms 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1 tbsp buttanutt almond macadamia nut butter Olive oil to fry 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp curry powder 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1/4 cup apricot chutney Salt and pepper to taste 3-4 small beets sliced 1/3 cup cornstarch mixed with 1/2 cup Buttanut almond milk to make a paste Puff pastry Vegan butter to brush Sesame seeds to top   Buttanutt mushroom gravy 1 cup mushrooms diced 1 1/2 cup Buttanutt almond milk 1 tbsp almond butter 1-2 tbsp soy sauce 1/4 cup nutritional yeast Pinch of salt Dash of cracked black pepper 1 1/2 tbsp cornstarch Method Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Add some olive oil to a pan and add in the diced onion and the mushrooms, then spicedand dry a bit more until fragrant. Add the cooked butternut and lentils and mix and mash well before adding in the nut butter,chutney, and cornstarch slurry. Mix until thickened and remove to cool. Layer out the puff pastry and slice 1cm longer around the baking dish, spray the baking dish with baking spray, and then layer the bottom layer with the puff pastry, add the cooled lentil filling, add the sliced beets, and press them in. Press out star shapes with the rest of the puff pastry and add on top of the filling, brush with butter, and sprinkle on sesame seeds. Bake for 25-30 minutes until cooked and golden on top, let it cool slightly, serve, and enjoy!7. For the Buttanut gravy, add the mushrooms to a pan with some oil and fry until fragrant, add a bit of water if needed. Then add 1 cup of the milk and the nut butter, mix the rest of the milk with the corn starch, and add it to the gravy along with the soy sauce and the nutritional yeast. Let it thicken and some more salt and pepper to taste before serving with the pie. Photo Gallery Hope you love this crispy and super flavourful pie! M*

Gingerbread berry trifle

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe 0 Prep Time 0 Cook Time Serves 6 4 – 6 People Difficulty  0 Beginner Ingredients Gingerbread cake 2 cups All Purpose Flour (250g) 1 cup Light Brown Sugar (200g) 1 tsp Baking Soda 1⁄2 tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon 1⁄2 tsp nutmeg 1 1⁄2 tsp ground ginger 1⁄2 tsp allspice 1 flax egg- 1 Tbsp Ground Flaxseed Meal + 3 Tbsp Hot water 3⁄4 cup Buttanutt Macadamia Milk 1⁄4 cup molasses 1 tsp vanilla extract 1⁄3 cup Neutral vegetable Oil or Coconut Oil or Buttanutt Pecan macadamia nut butter 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar Buttanutt berry jelly 2 cups boiling Buttanutt macadamia milk 1 packet of strawberry vegan jelly powder mix 1 1/2 tsp agar agar 1 cup mixed berries Buttanutt custard 2 cups Buttanutt macadamia milk 1 tbsp Pecan macadamia milk 1/3 cup honey or syrup or coconut sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/3 cup Corn starch Buttanutt chocolate pudding 1 packet dairy dairy-free chocolate pudding 400ml cold Buttanutt Macadamia milk Other add in’s Whipped coconut cream Cherries Edible flowers White chocolate shards Fresh berries to decorate Method Gingerbread cake Preheat the oven to 180°C and spray a square baking tin with non-stick spray or line withparchment paper. Sift the all-purpose flour into a mixing bowl and add the brown sugar, baking soda, salt,cinnamon, nutmeg, ground ginger, and allspice and mix. Prepare a flax egg by adding 1 Tbsp ground flaxseed meal to a bowl and then adding 3 Tbsphot water. Let it sit for a minute to become gloopy. Add the flax egg, macadamia milk, molasses, vanilla extract, oil, and apple cider vinegar to the mixing bowl and whisk until combined. Pour batter into the square pan, and bake at 180. Degrees Celsius for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the centre er of one of the cakes comes out clean. Let the cake cool for a few minutes and then transfer to a wire cooling rack to cool completely before slicing it into small squares.Berry jelly1. Bring the macadamia milk to a boil, add in the strawberry jelly and the agar, mix well,and bring to a simmer for 2 minutes before adding in the fruit and pouring on into a square mould to set. Let it set completely before slicing. Buttanutt custard Add all of the custard ingredients into a saucepan, whisk very well, and bring to a simmer until it starts to thicken. Let it cool down to room temperature before using it in the trifle. Buttanutt chocolate pudding Add the milk and the chocolate pudding into a bowl and whisk until, let it chills before using.Ensembling the trifle Make use of a large trifle glass serving container, layer the gingerbread cake cubes as thebottom layer then the cubed jelly, custard, chocolate pudding, berries, and dollops of whipped cream. Repeat until filled to the brim! Serve with more cherries, edible glitter, and edible flowers. Photo Gallery Hope you love this delicious and refreshing dessert! M*

Brown rice cauliflower wreath

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe 0 Prep Time 0 Cook Time Serves 4 4 – 6 People Difficulty  0 Beginner Ingredients 1 large sheet puff pastry ( you can use two sheets if you like) 1 large red onion 2 cups lightly steamed, diced cauliflower 1 1/2 cups cooked butternut 1 cup cooked brown rice or quinoa Olive oil 2-3 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1-2 tbsp Van Loveren Absolute Zero Sauvignon blanc 2-3 tbsp raw honey or brown sugar 1/2 tsp yellow mustard seeds 1/2 tsp curry powder 1 heaped tbsp nutritional yeast 1 tbsp cornstarch mixed with 1- 2 tbsp water Garlic salt to taste 1/4 cup apricot chutney Melted Vegan butter to brush Cookie cutters Method Add a generous dollop of olive oil to a pan, add in the diced red onion, and fry until fragrant,then add in the spices, balsamic vinegar, garlic salt, and honey. Fry for 5 minutes beforeadding in the cauliflower. After another 5 minutes add in the butternut and brown rice and mash slightly with a fork so it comes together, add the Absolute zero Sauvignon blanc wine, and the cornstarch slurry until thickened and remove from the heat to cool. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius, lay out the puff pastry ( you can use two sheets if you like, just link the edges ), use a small cup or plate to measure out the center, slice 4-5 triangles out, to fold over. Use a large plate to measure the outer ring of the wreath, and slicedtriangles on the outer edge to fold over. Brush the inside of the wreath with some chutney, and add the filling in the center of thewreath, using 2-3 tbsp to make it equally thick on every edge. Fold over one of the centertriangles, then the outer, repeating until the triangles have wrapped up the filling. Cut out stars from the leftover puff pastry and use the vegan butter to make them stick on the wreath, brush the wreath with butter, and sprinkle nutritional yeast on top. Bake the wreath for 35-40 minutes until golden, and let it cool to lukewarm or roomthe temperature when serving. Photo Gallery Hope you love this beautiful and tasty dish paired with the perfect company! M*

Watermelon avocado savoury granola salad

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe 0 Prep Time 0 Cook Time Serves 2 4 – 6 People Difficulty  0 Beginner Ingredients 2 cups seedless watermelon cut into small chunks  1 cup diced strawberries  1/2 cup diced cucumber slices  1-1/2 cup shelled edamame baby spinach  rocket leaves  medium ripe avocado, diced  fresh herbs vegan feta or mozarella  Dressing  1/4 cup soy sauce  1/4 cup sesame oil  2-3 tbsp balsamic vinegar or rice wine vinegar or lime juice  1 tsp Dijon mustard 1/2 tsp lime or lemon zest  1 crushed garlic clove salt and pepper to taste  Savoury Granola: store-bought from babylonstoren  Homemade version  1 cup rolled or quick oats  1/4 cup pumpkin seeds  1/4 cup sunflower seeds  1 tbsp flax seeds  1-2 tbsp almond flour  1/3 cup coconut oil  1/4 cup raw honey  1/2 tsp ground cumin  1/2 tsp ground coraindre 1/4 tsp ground turmeric  1/4 tsp ground cinnamon  pinch of salt  Method If you’re making your own granola, add the oats & seeds to a pan and toast on medium heat until fragrant, add the spices and toast a bit more before adding in the coconut oil and honey. Lastly add the salt, removing it from the heat to cool while you make the salad.  Wash and pat dry the salad leaves and layer at the bottom of the salad, add the diced watermelon pieces, sliced strawberry, cucumber, edamame, and avocado.  Mix the salad dressing well and then drizzle over the salad before serving with a few tbsp of the granola, and some fresh herbs like basil and mint.  Photo Gallery Hope you love this refreshing and delicious salad! M*

Quinoa lentil meatloaf

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe 0 Prep Time 0 Cook Time Serves 4 4 – 6 People Difficulty  0 Beginner Ingredients 2 cups cooked butternut squash 2 cups cooked quinoa 1 1/4 cup cooked brown lentils 1 small red onion 1/2 cup macadamia nuts (sub with cashews, pecans or walnuts ) 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds 1 tbsp peanut butter (sub with other nut or seed butter of choice) 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp honey or syrup 1-2 tbsp lime or lemon juice 1 tbsp cornstarch 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander salt and pepper to taste Sauce 1/2 cup peanut butter 1 tsp soy sauce 1/3 cup ketchup of choice (I love All Gold) 1/2 tsp curry powder of choice boiling water to smooth it out Toasted pumpkin seeds to serve  Method Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Add a generous dollop of olive or avocado oil to a pan, then add in the diced onion, and the spices and fry until fragrant. Then add in the Butternut, cooked quinoa, and cooked lentils and mash gently until it comes together. Cook on low and add in the nuts, pumpkin seeds, peanut butter, soy sauce, honey, salt, and pepper. Mix well and sprinkle over the tbsp of cornstarch until fully combined. Scoop the batter into a parchment paper-lined bread tin and bake for 25 minutes at 175 degrees Celsius. Mix the sauce ingredients until smooth, add a bit of boiling water to smooth it out. Once the loaf has cooked, remove it from the oven and let it cool before removing it from the bread tin and serving it with the sauce and toasted pumpkin seeds. Slice and enjoy! Photo Gallery Hope you love this meat-less meatloaf recipe!! M*

Black forest tart

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe 0 Prep Time 0 Cook Time Serves 4 4 – 6 People Difficulty  0 Beginner Ingredients Ingredients1 packet @lifestylefoods sugar free chocolate cookies1/3 cup vegan butter or melted coconut oilFilling1 cup de-seeded dark cherriesGanache1 cup cashew or almond butter1/3 cup coconut oil1/cup honey or syrup1/3 cup raw cacao powder1/2 tsp vanilla extractFrosting200ml coconut cream1 medium ripe avocado1/3 cup cacao powder1/3 cup honey/syrupPinch of saltMore cacao powderFresh cherries Method Crush the cookies inside a zip lock bag, mix them with the melted vegan butter or coconut oil, andpress into a parchment paper-lined tart tin of choice. Place in the fridge to set.2. Melt together the ganache ingredients and whisk until smooth.3. Arrange the cherries on to the tart base and then pour the melted ganache over the cherries,smooth out and place in the fridge to set.4. Blend all of the frosting ingredients together until smooth, scoop into a piping bag with a flatnozzle and chill slightly before frosting the tart.5. Dust the tart with more cacao powder and decorate it with fresh cherries. Photo Gallery Hope you love this tart, it’s such a delicious combination! M*

Traditional Pumpkin fritters

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe 0 Prep Time 0 Cook Time Serves 4 4 – 6 People Difficulty Beginner Ingredients 2 cups cooked pumpkin (not stringy pumpkin) 1/4 cup aquafaba liquid from a chickpea can 1 1/4 cup spelt flour, self rising or all purpose flour 1/4 cup corn starch 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/3 cup coconut sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract Pinch of salt Sauce 400ml can coconut cream 1/2 cup coconut sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp corn starch Method 1. Preheat some cooking oil in the Tefal pot. 2. Mix all of the fritter ingredients together until smooth, add more flour or milk if needed depending on the type of pumpkin you using. 3. Add a heaped tbsp of the batter to the hot oil and fry until brown. Heat up the fritter sauce until smooth and it starts to thicken slightly. Once the fritters are brown remove from the oil to drain on kitchen paper and then place in a serving dish and pour!.  Photo Gallery Hope you love this recipe traditional SA recipe as much as we do, it’s a treat for sure! M*

Gingerbread loaf

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe 0 Prep Time 0 Cook Time Serves 4 4 – 6 People Difficulty 0 Beginner Ingredients • 2 cups Eureka cake flour• 1/3 cup coconut sugar• 1 1/2 tsp ground ginger• 1 tsp ground cinnamon• 1/2 tsp cardamom• 1/4 tsp allspice• 1/4 tsp nutmeg• 2 tsp baking powder• 1 tsp baking soda• 1 cup dairy-free milk, room temperature• 1/2 cup golden syrup• 1/2 cup unsweetened apple puree or coconut cream, room temperatureFrosting• 100ml coconut cream• 2 cups icing sugar• 1/2 tsp vanilla extract• Pinch of salt Method 1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius and grease bread tin with olive or coconut oil.2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, allspice, nutmeg,baking powder, and baking soda. Set aside.3. Add in the remaining ingredients to a large bowl, and mix the wet ingredients with a handmixer or whisk. Then add in the dry ingredients, and gently mix until there are no streaks of dryingredients left using a silicone spatula.4. Pour the batter into the prepared loaf tin, and place into the oven.5. Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until the toothpick comes out clean.6. Remove from the oven and allow the loaf to cool in the tin for 15 minutes, then transfer thebread to a cooling rack to cool completely before slicing.7. Serve as is or prepare the frosting.8. Whisk together all of the frosting ingredients and pour over the bread and serve. Photo Gallery Hope you love this delicious and healthier gingerbread loaf!   M*

Chocolate raspberry Tapioca pudding

Recipe Gallery Share the Love Recipe 0 Prep Time 0 Cook Time Serves 2 4 – 6 People Difficulty 0 Beginner Ingredients 1/3 cup tapioca pears1 cup plant milk (more if needed @buttanuttspreads chocolate oat milk)1 heaped tbsp raw cacao powder1 tsp vanilla extract1/3 cup sweetener of choicePinch of saltToppingsRaspberriesShaved chocolateSyrup of choice Method Place the tapioca pearls, vanilla, cacao powder, milk, and sweetener in a pot and gradually start to heat for 10-15 minutes until the pearls start to turn translucent.  Serve the tapioca pearls with fresh raspberries, shaved chocolate and syrup. Photo Gallery Hope you love this deliciously easy recipe!  M*

Tipsy tart cupcakes

Tipsy tart cupcakes are just another way to celebrate this Festive season. Whatever the occasion calls for these cupcakes are a perfect way to set the mood. Sticky toffee and delectable toffee kind of puddings are what I’m living for this festive season. Easy on the booze this time around, but none the less I’m not skipping on the sticky gooey goodness.