Main Meals

Pumpkin Porridge (Congee)

By Gayatri A | April 27, 2017

The weather is starting to cool down and the that wintery bite to it, so nows the time to start reducing your raw foods and increasing warming foods to your diet.  This pumpkin porridge aka congee is perfect for a cold winters day to warm and nourish you on the inside.  Get creative and try …

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Chickpea Omelette – Gluten Free

By Gayatri A | December 30, 2016

One of our lovely ASMY volunteers, Cat, demonstrated this delicious chickpea flour omelette at one of our interactive cooking classes.  Of course, needless to say, it was a hit! Ingredients 1 Cup Chickpea Flour 1 Tbsp Onion – diced 1 Garlic Clove – mashed 1⁄2 tsp Cracked Pepper 1/3 Cup Nutritional Yeast 1⁄2 tsp Baking …

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Lentil Walnut “Meat” Burritos

By Gayatri A | December 15, 2016

Just about everyone loves Mexican food right? From the humble taco to the yummiest jam packed burrito to the cheesy quesadilla.. We made these walnut “meat” burritos at our last cooking class and they were a hit. Healthier than your typical meaty variety with great taste and texture and our guests said they were even …

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Soy Chunk Goulash

By Gayatri A | December 15, 2016

Ingredients 2 cubes dry soy chunks 4-5 Massel “Beef” stock cubes (Massel brand is 100% vegetarian) 4 garlic cloves 4 bay leaves 5 cups water 1 leek (white part) – sliced 2 cups pumpkin – cubed 1 cup carrot – sliced 1 cup capsicum – squared 2 cups of fresh ripe tomatoes – chopped 2 …

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Mushrooms and Spinach on Avocado Toast

By Gayatri A | December 15, 2016

Mushrooms are a vegetarian’s best friend – full of vitamins, minerals and fibre and low in calories, fat-free, cholesterol-free, gluten-free and very low in sodium.  Silverbeet (or chard as it’s sometimes called) is full of flavour and is also packed with magnesium, calcium, vitamin K, iron, potassium and vitamin A. Combine all this with the goodness packed into …

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Feta and Silverbeet Triangles

By Gayatri A | December 9, 2016

Spinach triangels would have to be one of my favourite dishes and this is the tastiest recipe I’ve ever tried.  I remember my friend Mally serving them out at a her beautiful Nadia Retreat Centre at Bilambil Heights many years ago.  I was so impressed that I had to have the recipe and I’m finally getting …

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Strudels

By Gayatri A | December 8, 2016

Pumpkins, leeks, cream cheese and filo pastry, what a gorgeous combo.  This is a simple recipe that doesn’t require a lot of effort. Once cooked, these strudels will freeze well, so you can have a freezer full of them on hand for hungry kids, or drop in guests.  They are really nice in summer served …

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Christmas Tofurky

By Gayatri A | November 24, 2016

This amazing dish is an absolutely delicious vegetarian alternative for Christmas dinner.  It is a little fiddly to produce, but well worth the effort. Tofu layer Ingredients 500 g firm tofu 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon dried marjoram Stuffing Ingredients 1 onion, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup chopped mushrooms …

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Veggie Bean Rolls with Spicy Tomato Sauce

By Gayatri A | November 1, 2016

Kev makes these all the time for the different meditation and kirtan programs ASMY holds around Brisbane.  They are so delicious, they have become quite famous up here.  We get asked for the recipe so much we decided to share it with you all. Ingredients 1 can cannelli beans – rinsed and drained 1 can lentils …

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Spinach Tofu Quiche

By Gayatri A | September 28, 2016

For those who aren’t that keen on eggs or those who would like a tasty tofu dish here is an amazing quiche-like recipe that isn’t only tasty, but packed with goodness. Makes: 8 servings For the crust: 1 ½ cups whole wheat flour ½ cup melted butter 1/3 cup cheddar or parmesan cheese 3 Tbsp …

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