Vegetarian Recipes

Tried and true favourites served at cooking classes, retreats and spiritual gatherings as well as some from our home kitchens. A collection of delicious, healthy recipes to help you along the path of health.

Soups

Soups

Thai Style Coconut Red Lentil Soup

Coconut Red Lentil Soup is a Mantra Room Fav! Simple and delicious one pot soup recipe that is light, tasty, nutritious and wonderful as a quick and easy …

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Soups

Golden Mung Dal

This is an amazing and simple dish to have especially in Winter time. It’s so delicious and packed with nutrition. The spices are warming and balancing to the …

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Soups

Hearty Vegan Minestrone Soup

Ingredients 1 large yellow onion, diced (2 cups) 3 medium carrots, diced (1 1/2 cups) 2 stalks celery, diced (1 cup) 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp tomato …

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Breads

Breads

Gingerbread (Vegan)

This rich, tasty gingerbread is moist and oh so good.  We all know the nutritional value of molasses don’t we?   Unlike highly refined sugars, molasses contains significant …

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Breads

One Bowl Vegan Banana Bread

This bread is so moist and full of flavour.  Definitely a hit at The Mantra Room.  We serve this out regularly and people always ask for seconds, so …

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Breads

Three Ingredient Vegan Scones

Ingredients 3 cups self raising flour 1 cup coconut cream 1 cup of lemonade 1 tsp. salt or more to taste Instructions Preheat oven 220 degrees Celsius. Preheat …

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Main Meals

Main Meals

Vegan Walnut Pasta Sauce

Ingredients:  1/2 onion, diced 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 T olive oil 400g can crushed tomato 1/2 cup walnuts, crushed and toasted 1/2 T italian mixed herbs 1/4 …

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Main Meals

5 Minute Tofu Scramble

Ingredients (serves 2) 1/2 block firm tofu 1 T vegan butter or olive oil pinch asofoetida (hing) or a little garlic and green onions chopped 1/4 tsp turmeric 1/4 …

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Main Meals

Spinach Pumpkin Feta Rolls

Ingredients 500g pumpkin roughly cut into 3cm cubes (no skin) 1/4 onion 2 cloves garlic 250g frozen spinach 1 T olive oil + extra for pumpkin 200g feta cheese …

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Sides

Sides

Spinach Pumpkin Feta Rolls

Ingredients 500g pumpkin roughly cut into 3cm cubes (no skin) 1/4 onion 2 cloves garlic 250g frozen spinach 1 T olive oil + extra for pumpkin 200g feta cheese …

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Sides

Vegan Cauliflower Pakoras with Tamarind Date Chutney

Cauliflower Pakoras with Tamarind Date Chutney Serves 2 Chickpea batter ingredients: 1 cup besan flour 1 1/2 tbsp rice flour 1/8 tsp asafoetida 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/4 …

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Sides

Vegan Gluten Free Indonesian Fritters

These are so simple to make and eat. I made them for our last picnic kirtan, needless to say they were gone in a flash. Ingredients 1 cup …

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Salads

Salads

Moroccan Quinoa Couscous with Activated Almonds

Ingredients 2 cups of organic white quinoa (uncooked) 2 Tbs olive oil 1 tsp salt 500g thick sliced onions (can substitute onions for leeks) 2 tsp rapadura sugar …

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Salads

Mood Lifting Spring Salad

There’s something about spring and how it uplifts our mood almost instantly.  The earth rejoices as bees start buzzing amongst fragrant blooming flowers. Young seedlings with leaves of …

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Salads

Happy Salad

Not only is it important to be calm when we are eating so we can digest well, but we can also eat foods that help to keep us …

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Desserts

Desserts

Apple Cake with Vegan Options

This is one of the easiest cakes that you could possibly make.  Moist, not too sweet and healthy, it’s a great family treat that can be whipped up …

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Desserts

Peanut Butter Fudge

Makes sure you make plenty or you’ll miss out! 3 cups full cream milk powder 1.5 cups peanut butter 10 teaspoons honey or maple 2 teaspoons vanilla Mix …

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Desserts

Passion Fruit Slice with Vegan Option

I did a comparison between dairy condensed milk and coconut condensed milk.  Watch the video for the outcome, it’s pretty awesome. INGREDIENTS: Base 1/2 cup icing sugar 1 …

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Dips & Condiments

Dips & Condiments

Vibrant Beetroot Hummus

Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: 1 can of organic chickpeas or 3/4 cup dry chickpeas (if using dry chickpeas make sure to soak overnight with water only, rinse and then …

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Dips & Condiments

Kids in the Kitchen – Tofu Satay with Peanut Sauce

Recently I’ve been having my two grandchildren over to help cook the Monday meal. Their mums want me to pass on some of the recipes of the meals …

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Homemade Ghee

Ghee (often called “liquid gold”) is clarified butter. It is a truly wonderful food which has been used in Ayurvedic medicine and Vedic cooking since ancient times. Not …

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Drinks

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Drinks

Watermelon Refresher

This is so easy you don’t really need a recipe, so this is just a reminder 🙂 Watermelon is full of vitamin C and vitamin A as well …

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Drinks

Healthy Green Drink

Make this a regular morning wake up drink and you’ll be bouncing out of the kitchen and into your day with freshness and vitality. There are choices of …

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Drinks

Warm Apple Cider

  As the temperature drops and winter “bites”, this drink is a wonderful way to stay warm and cosy. This recipe has many variations so feel free to …

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