Red Curry Noodle Soup with Shrimp

Recipe from I’ve Got Cake!

I've Got Cake

I ate a lotttttt of tasty southeast asian food over the weekend, just back to back amazing food one meal after the next, it was like a dream.

So so saaaaaaa good.

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Tofu Pad Thai

A Passion for Food… A Passion for Flavour – Melanie daPonte

Melanie daPonte, Vegan Personal Chef

Image courtesy of Steve daPonte Image courtesy Steve daPonte

This is a quick and easy recipe for a Thai restaurant favorite. I like to make this dish at home, because I can choose the ingredients. I think it tastes even better than traditionally prepared. Most Thai restaurants season with fish sauce– a real bummer for vegans.

I also like to press and freeze my tofu, then thaw it completely before using in dishes where I want more texture. This method also helps tofu absorb marinade more readily. I just wrap it airtight, freeze overnight, then when thawed, I squeeze it out one more time, and use as desired.

prep

Tofu Pad Thai

from “Big Vegan” by Robin Asnell

  • ¼ cup Vegetable broth
  • 2 tbsp. Lime Juice (or more, to taste)
  • ¼ cup Tamari
  • 2 tbsp. Sugar
  • 2 tsp. Cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp. Canola oil
  • 12 ounces Firm tofu, drained and pressed
  • 1 tsp. Red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp. Ginger, fresh, minced, peeled
  • 2 cloves Minced garlic
  • 8 ounces Rice noodles, banh pho
  • 4 Scallions, Cut in 1 inch…

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Butternut Squash Tacos

The OM Project!

The OM Project

I probably should have waited for Tuesday to post this one up, but every day is a good day for a taco, especially when it’s a healthy one! I love the color contrast of the purple, green, and orange of these butternut squash tacos.

Feel free to get creative with the dressings too: green goddess, lemon dill, or even a shawarma sauce would work.

Try to pick out a whole grain tortilla that you enjoy instead of those plain paper-like white ones, or if you’re feeling up to it, you can give making cauliflower tortillas a try.

Let us know what you think and what your favorite taco topper is in the comments below. 🙂

Time: 45 minutes (prep + cooking) | Serves: 2-3 peeps

Ingredients:

  • 1 butternut squash, seeded + cubed
  • 1/2 head of red cabbage, shredded
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 can of black beans
  • 1 can of…

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Broccoli, Courgette and Wasabi Soup

The Circus Gardner’s Kitchen!

The Circus Gardener's Kitchen

broccoli, courgette and wasabi soup

Over the centuries aggressive nations have used their military might to subdue, colonise and plunder other nations for prized resources.

At one time such plunder would have consisted of “precious” minerals like gold, silver, copper and diamonds. Subsequently, with the advent of industrialisation, the exploiting nations turned their attention to the plundering of fossil fuels like coal, oil and gas.

Now, rather than precious metals and fossil fuels, it is arable land and access to water that is most prized by neo-colonialists. Our own populations continue to expand exponentially whilst simultaneously our arable farmland is disappearing, thanks to disastrous modern agricultural processes. Water is becoming increasingly precious because it is a finite resource with more and more of us demanding access to it.

The principal neo-colonialist nations of the 21st century are China, India, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, the USA and western European nations, in particular the UK…

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Kung Pao Cauliflower

The OM Project.

Radish, Broad Bean and Mint Salad

More healthy goodness from The Circus Gardner’s Kitchen!

The Circus Gardener's Kitchen

radish broad bean and mint salad

Supermarkets deploy a considerable amount of science to exert subtle influences over our shopping habits and impulses.

For example, all supermarkets now use planogram software to help with store layout in order to stimulate our purchasing behaviour and increase revenues. Essentially, planograms are used to determine where each product should be placed, not only to make the shelves we pass visually appealing but also to ensure each product is in the optimum place to maximise its sales revenue.

This usually means that more expensive items are placed around eye level. If you think about it, the science seems to work: how often do you find you need to reach up or bend down to pick up a product to put in your basket?

So important is the science behind planograms that some food manufacturers pay for “product placement”, in order to get their products placed in the most advantageous…

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Teriyaki Salmon with Lime Infused Egg and Courgette Noodles

Thanks for sharing, Wish to Dish.
*Cackle* This one is for my son, Maximus!

Wish to Dish

Today I am making your weeknights easier (and healthier) with this super speedy recipe.

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This is a dish that is perfect for the more vegetable phobic people in your life… It may look like a pile of egg noodles to the untrained eye but in fact half of the noodles are made up of cleverly disguised courgettes and carrots: this is the genius of the spiralizer. I had been somewhat  sceptical of this clean eating device (as why on earth would you want to substitute carbs for vegetables?!?!) but my lovely flatmate got me one for my birthday and I am now obsessed. It is crazy easy to use and the resulting “zoodles” are honestly delicious. Obviously I am not going to give up on carbs altogether but I like to have a mix of regular and veg noodles. If you do not possess a spiralizer then fear not as…

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