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

Pumpkin Miso Soup

Pumpkin soup is firm favourite winter warmer!  This recipe has a twist of a difference with Miso Paste and is super easy to make, using ingredients you probably …

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Soups

Nutritious Vegetable Soup with Quinoa and Black Beans

The perfect Winter warmer recipe 🙂   Serves: 8 Ingredients: 2 large chokos (chayote) peeled and diced 2 large Dutch potatoes peeled and diced 2 large carrots peeled …

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Soups

Latin American Black Bean Soup

Nourishing and delicious, this recipe is perfect for the cooler months of the year! Ingredients: 2 cups dried black beans (or 3 cans of black beans) rinsed and …

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Breads

Breads

Super Healthy Bread Rolls

These bread rolls are a winner at our household. It’s so good with a nice warm bowl of vegetable soup 🤗 or can be used to make sandwiches …

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Breads

Quick and Easy Pizza Scrolls

Perfect for an easy work lunch, kid friendly, super versatile and fast to make! Ingredients: 2 cups SR flour or 2 cups plain flour mixed with 4 tsp …

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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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Main Meals

Main Meals

Vegetable Ragout with Spiced Quinoa

Serves 8 Part 1 (cook in a pot): ¼ cup Olive oil 1 tbsp fennel seeds 350gm carrots, peeled and diced 1cm 5 sprigs thyme 3 small sprigs …

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Main Meals

Quinoa Upma with Veggies and Cashews

Upma is a savoury dish using grains/seeds, veggies and spices. It is served as breakfast, snack or a side dish. You can use rice, rice flakes, millet or …

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Main Meals

Sweet Potato and Green Lentil Dal

A cozy, nourishing Winter warmer!   Serves 6-8 Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20-40 minutes   Ingredients: 1/4 cup ghee or olive oil 1 onion chopped 1 …

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Sides

Sides

Satay Tempeh

Tempeh is traditionally from Indonesia.  Having a higher protein content than tofu, it is easy to digest & contains iron, calcium & magnesium.  Serve it with a yummy …

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Sides

Crispy Greek Inspired Lemon & Herb Potatoes with Lemon Aioli

Serves 2-4 Preparation and cooking time: 1.5hrs For the potatoes: 1kg washed baby potatoes 3-4 tbsp of ghee / olive or coconut oil 2 tbsp Lemon, herb and …

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Sides

Rice Paper Rolls

Some friends were telling me recently when then went on holidays, they stayed with a few friends in different places, every household seemed to have ingredients with well …

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Salads

Salads

Spring Lentil Tabbouleh with Smashed Avocado 

This dish was a favourite of my mum’s, I hope you love it too! Serves 2   For the salad: 2 cups cooked green lentils (see method) ½ …

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Salads

Warm Noodle Salad

A flavour packed, full of veg recipe that even the kids will love 🙂   Serves 4 Ingredients: 375gm firm tofu Olive oil for frying 1 x 200gm …

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Salads

Festive Lentil Salad

In many countries lentil salad is a must dish to have at New Year’s celebration. It’s believed to bring good luck and prosperity in the New Year to …

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Desserts

Desserts

Cranberry, Date and Fig Bliss Balls

These Cranberry, Date and Fig Bliss Balls are a definite crowd pleaser!   Ingredients: Dried pitted dates 200gm Desiccated Coconut 200gm Dried Figs (remove the stalk) 150gm Craisins …

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Desserts

Best Carob Waffles Ever (Vegan + GF)

This is a great gluten free recipe that both kids and adults absolutely love! 😊   Ingredients: 2 cups of nut milk 1 Tbsp of flaxseed meal 3 …

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Desserts

Golden Ginger Crunch

Makes 10 pieces (I used a 20 x 20 cm tin)   Ingredients:   Crunchy Buckwheat Base 1 cup oats 1 cup buckwheat dried activated (by Loving Earth …

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Dips & Condiments

Dips & Condiments

5 Minute Rich and Creamy Vegan Sour Cream

All it takes is a few minutes to blend 6 ingredients into a rich and creamy vegan sour cream. 1 cup cashews (soaked in hot water for at …

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Dips & Condiments

Vegan Fish Sauce - Simple, Quick and Easy

Makes 550 mL 80 mL (half cup) tamari or soy sauce 3 tablespoons coconut sugar 2 teaspoon sea salt 2 teaspoons dried wakame (see tip) 1 tablespoon white …

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Dips & Condiments

Vegan Aquafaba Mayonnaise

This mayo is the bomb.  It is creamy, healthy, inexpensive and absolutely delicious.  It is our fav mayo at The Mantra Room and everyone wants the recipe so …

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Drinks

Drinks

Superfood Smoothie

Recently I have been researching about nutrition for seniors. Protein is the most important micronutrient for an older person. It is the building block of the body and …

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Drinks

Summer Citrus Drink

Quick to whip up, simple and refreshing! Makes 1.5L Ingredients: 2/3 cup of each: fresh squeezed orange juice, lemon juice, grapefruit juice 1/2 cup of sugar 1/2 tsp …

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Drinks

Tumeric Ginger Black Pepper Paste & Golden Milk

Turmeric has wonderful anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties. It is a panacea for many health problems. According to Ayurveda, a kitchen without turmeric is not a kitchen. The use …

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