DiscoverVege
Discovering Vegetarian/Vegan Diets and Recipes

potato pancakes

This plant-based version of potato pancakes is a recipe that traditionally consists of shallow-fried grated potato, flour, and egg. The recipe here is free of the ingredients that damage our arteries. As a plant lover, I prefer dairy-free…

Oil-Free Hummus

Virtually nonfat, this tasty, oil-free hummus recipe is the healthy antidote to your hummus cravings. You can find a store-bought variation of this no-cook recipe in almost any grocery store, but 95 percent of them are made with added olive…

Allergen labelling

The difference between animal-free and ‘free from’ Products suitable for vegans may not be suitable for people with allergies. Vegans avoid exploitation of animals, whereas people with allergies need products that do…

Almond or cashew cream

Almond or cashew cream. This mouthwatering recipe is the perfect creamy accompaniment to any dessert pie or cake. Ingredients1 cup (125g) almonds or cashews 1/2 cup (125ml) water 1/2 tsp vanilla, optional 1 tbsp…

Sweet plantain and black bean bowl

A Cameroonian classic also known as dodo and beans. Served at gatherings called njangi and other festive occasions like weddings.Ingredients3 Cups cooked black beans ((Salted)) 2 Cups Roma Tomatoes diced 1 Cup Onions (Diced)…

Sweet potato soup

Delicious as a soup but you could also try this as a curry sauce. Simply make it a bit thicker, add some fresh veggies and serve over rice. Two recipes for the price of one! Serves 6. Ingredients2 tsp vegetable oil 1 onion, diced…

Zinc

Zinc is an essential nutrient required by the body for creating over 300 enzymes, and it is the most abundant metal in the body after iron. Health benefits of zinc include enhanced immune function, reductions of the common cold,…

Grilled pumpkin and black bean burger

An easy to make burger bursting with flavour. Ingredients 1 tbsp oil 1/2 cup (75g) diced red onion 1/2 cup (90g) diced red pepper 3 cloves minced garlic 1 tsp ground cumin 1-15 oz can black beans 1 tsp salt 2…