Spicy, pumpkin & spring onion soup

Spicy, healthy vegan cooking This soup is the result of left over vegetables that I had in my fridge and pantry. Like all my recipes, certain ingredients can be exchanged or left out. For example if you don’t like ginger or garlic just leave it out. Oat or soy cream can be used instead of…

Cause of death — scratched knee!

What sounds like a parent’s nightmare could soon be reality. Cover Photo: Shutterstock As a parent, you don’t allow your child access to the medicine or detergent cupboard in case he or she swallows harmful doses. By feeding our children meat and dairy products from the meat industry we are slowly but surely making our…

healthy, helpful and wise

Cover Photo: Shutterstock Healthy, helpful & wise might remind some of us of the saying “early to bed, early to rise, makes a man, healthy, wealthy and wise” … well … the phrase could go like this; “open your eyes, open your ears, make the right choices and be healthy, helpful and wise” — ok,…

Warming vegan potato vegetable pie with spicy hazelnut topping

An easy to make, delicious potato pie with regional and seasonal vegetables. Cover Photo ©Ruth Nelson-Andorf  Ok, whenever I am asked for a recipe, I always admit that I rarely use measuring equipment. So a recipe from me is usually a “throw it all in” type of experience. Believe me, this has many advantages. First…

Baking bread — home made vegan flax seed & nut bread

Homemade Bread Cover Photo ©Ruth Nelson-Andorf  Apart from knowing what is in your loaf of bread, baking our own bread can be very therapeutic and satisfying. Baking our own bread allows us to use our own ingredients and in this way get a true loaf. I did a test once and weighed fresh rolls from…