Find out more about health and nutrition, the ancient practice of Ayurveda or cook up a storm with our many healthy, nourishing, delicious vegetarian recipes.

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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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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Parmesan Herbed Polenta Chips

How pleasant it is in the midst of summer to dine al fresco as the sun slips away and the coolness of evening gathers comfortably around us. Our …

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Aromatic Savoury Veggie Muffins with Feta and Spinach

Christmas Dinner So you’re having a special meal on Christmas day? Get inspired by these amazing recipes. There are so many delicious ideas here for entrees, mains, breads …

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Vibrant Beetroot Pilaf

Ever heard how good beetroot is for you and wondered how to incorporate more of it into your meals? Beetroots are a good source of nutrients, fiber, and …

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Deb’s Healthy Pancakes (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Deb is celiac and so is Siddha, her 3 year old. In spite this Siddha seems to be the most robust and healthiest of all his friends. Maybe …

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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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Kheer (Sweet Rice)

The festive season is coming up for all Hindus and Bhakti Yogis. All over the world cooks who worship Krishna are thinking of what to make Him on …

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Winter Sweet Potato and Broccoli Soup

Are you lucky enough to have a fireplace? After having had one installed last year I was actually sad when it was too warm to light fires. What …

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Easy Pan-Fried Portobello Mushroom Burger

Here’s an easy ‘meal in a moment’ which is not only quick but full of nutrition. Portobello mushrooms are especially rich sources of selenium, copper and niacin which …

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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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Vegan Homemade Chocolate Easter Eggs

Have you noticed the number of shelves dedicated to chocolate this time of the year? As Easter looms the Easter eggs roll into our shopping trolleys and the …

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The Ultimate Vegan Burger

It’s no secret that a diet rich in healthy foods is good for your brain.  The antioxidants in natural food help to keep the brain vibrant and young. …

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Teriyaki Tempeh

Teriyaki tempeh features grilled skewers of tempeh marinated with spices, grilled and served with a lemon-garlic sauce. Delicious and wholesome, this vegan treat is made from fermented soybeans …

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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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Vegetarian Adobo

Adobo refers to a method of marinating and stewing in a mixture of vinegar, soy sauce and spices. It is a warming hearty dish native to the Philippines. …

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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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Potato Cauliflower Soup

What can be nicer than on a cold winters day to have a bubbly pot of hearty, tasty soup on the stove and some fresh bread warming in …

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Roasted Spiced Pumpkin

My daughter who lives in the US serves this dish for Thanksgiving every year. Her friends and family love it. Pumpkins are naturally sweet and this recipe brings …

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Coconut Spinach Wraps

I got the inspiration for this simple way to feed greens to my children from way back in the early 70s when I visited Fiji and stayed amongst …

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Maple Tempeh

Tempeh is a highly nutritious soybean product. Unlike tofu, tempeh is fermented, which allows for easier digestion. As with tofu, be sure to purchase organic tempeh to avoid GMOs. Consuming tempeh is not …

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Vegan Brown Rice Patties

When my children were growing up and being difficult about veggies I had to become a little inventive.  I found zucchini, carrot and beetroot easy to disguise in …

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Refreshing Peach, Nectarine & Cherry Iceblocks

These tasty, nutritious iceblocks are a nice cooling delicacy that the whole family will love! Plus they are versatile – if you don’t have these fruit feel free …

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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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Festive Filo Pie

On Christmas day as I cook the meal of all meals, and before I sit around the table with family and friends, I like to spend a little …

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Haloumi + Quinoa Salad

Now that the weather is warming up, it’s time to bust out the salads! As our focus this month is on relaxation, I have chosen some foods with …

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Just in Time for Summer: Vegan Hot Dogs

Summer is just around the corner which means outside is a good place to be! Picnics and barbecues abound, but what to take if you’re vegetarian? These delicious, …

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Swing into Spring with Superfoods

As winter casts off its cloak of comfort foods to the fresh beginnings of spring we can add the wonderful spring vegetables to our diet like fresh greens …

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Because this month is the yoga festive season celebrating the birth of Krishna, of course this month’s recipe has got to be an incredibly yummy exotic sweet that …

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Mexican Spiced Tomato Soup

This soup recipe has evolved over many years to make it so scrumptiously nutritious. It’s a great soup for cold weather, so try it as you cosily warm …

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Baked Tofu

In winter we love to eat warming baked food. So while you are baking your potatoes and pumpkins pop some tofu in the over too and you’ve got …

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Chunky Choc Chip/Carob Cookies

Another one of ASMY’s classic favourites. We often serve these at our programs and get so many people wanting the recipe. So to all those requests, here they …

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Chocolate nut tahini bliss balls – (Raw, Vegan & GF)

3/4 cups mixed nuts of choice 1/2 cup tahini 1/4 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup cacao powder (or carob powder) 3/4 desiccated coconut or sesame seeds for rolling …

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Tahini Coconut Bliss Balls (Raw, Vegan, Gluten Free)

Don’t we love our bliss balls. So simple,easy and quick to make. You can make them healthy or not so healthy whichever mood you’re in and they taste …

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Pumpkin Porridge (Congee)

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 …

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Carob Brownies – a Tasty Treat for Mums

Mums want to be healthy and slim but love to indulge a little as well -I know I know, I am one a mum myself! It’s a juggling …

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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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Gluten Free Vegan Chickpea Flour Date Cake

Wow I just made this watering date and almond cake! It was so moist I didn’t even worry about putting icing or cream on it. It is perfect …

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These oaty delicious treats were made by Sarala recently for The Mantra Room West End.  They were such a hit and I had so many people asking me for the …

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Mishti Doi

Mishti Doi is a traditional Indian sweet that is such a treat to the taste buds that is hard to beat. It is often served on very special …

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