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Homestyle Baked Beans

Beans are a great option, especially in winter. Economical and nutritious. The children at our early childhood centre love these beans, as do the adults ūüėČ We serve them with baked polenta wedges or over brown rice.

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Vegan Potato & Leek Soup

An all-time winter favourite made creamy with cashews. Quick and easy to make, hearty and delicious. Great served with polenta wedges for a naturally gluten free option. Continue reading

Lentil Mushroom Broth

As the temperature falls (and the leaves¬†do¬†too!) soups seem to be just the thing… this one is really tasty featuring mushrooms and lentils – you can use brown or green lentils, we used a combination of the two. Really easy to make, it is like a flavourful homemade mushroom soup stock, cooked lentils and seared mushrooms added at the plating stage. You can add something creamy if you like (e.g. soy cream, coconut cream, cashew cream) or just enjoy as is with some great chewy bread. I made it yesterday for our kindergarten and they ate it up with great gusto, accompanied with avocado on sourdough rye toast. The little girl next to me asked, “more mushrooms please” each time she emptied her little soup bowl. Continue reading

Three Root Mash

This potato, kumera (sweet potato) and carrot mash gets its flavour from the bay infused soy milk. It is a creamy and flavourful mash that you can use in any meal where you would normally use mashed potato. Complements eggplant oat burgers or tofu zucchini casserole well.

3 root mash before baking
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