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Guest Blog-Chris' 1st year veganniversary

Happy 1st year veganniversary to one of our regulars, Chris! He wrote about his first year as a vegan, read how it went for him below... A year ago today, on the 28th of December in 2017, I made the snap decision to go from being an Omnivore (and an above average consumer of meat and dairy at that) to a fully plant-based dieter overnight, and within another couple of weeks after that, I had successfully made the transition to veganism, which required more than a simple change in my diet, as it also involved changes to items in my...

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Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

Ingredients 100gms of flour ½ tsp baking powder 150gms soy milk 4 tsp egg replacer 8 Tbsp chilled water (cold) Salt and pepper Method Turn oven on to 230 degrees. Add a drop of oil into each cupcake hole in the tray. Put cupcake tray in oven for 10-15 minutes. Whisk flour, baking powder, salt and pepper with milk until consistent. Whisk egg replacer and water with a electric mixer until fluffy. Gently fold egg mix into flour mix until consistent. Carefully take hot cupcake tray out of oven and put 1 scoop of mixture into each cupcake hole. Turn...

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Nut Roast Recipe

Ingredients In a large pot: 4 cups of grated carrots 280gms of TVP 400gms of cashews 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp garlic powder 1 ½ tsp salt 1 ½ tsp pepper 2 Tbsp mixed herbs 1 ½ Tbsp mixed spice 6 cups of liquid beef stock (6 tsp of powder and 6 cup of water) More water as required In large bowl: 400gms rolled oats Method -Mix everything that is in the pot and cook for 20mins. Stirring occasionally. -Once cooked, place cooked ingredients into a blender and blitz to desired consistency. -Preheat oven to 180deg. -Pour blended ingredients...

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Coconut Custard Pie Recipe

Makes 8” wide cake. Spring form pan highly recommended. No baking needed. Microwave use. Ingredients 75gms Olivani 250gms crushed biscuit crumbs 200gm custard powder (Edmonds brand is vegan) 2 cups rice milk 2 Tbsp caster sugar 1 cup shredded coconuts 210gms of coconut cream whipped coconut cream   Method 1. Line spring form pan with liner. 2. Melt olivani and mix in with biscuit crumbs. Press/condense crumb mixture evenly onto lined pan. Cover with cling wrap and refrigerate. 3. In a microwavable bowl, put custard powder, rice milk and sugar. Mix till custard powder is wet and microwave for 1min....

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Vanilla cupcake recipe

We, Sweet Release, promise to never post more than a few paragraphs about the recipes we will share. This recipe is dairy free, egg free, nut free and vegan. Enjoy! This recipe was one of the first things we veganized and shared with the permission of Esme Dawson from NZs hottest baker who created the original recipe. Makes 16 cupcakes (depending on your tin size) or 8” wide, 2” high cake. Ingredients  1 cup caster sugar  1 3/4 cups flour  1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder  1/2 teaspoon baking soda  1/2 teaspoon salt  57gms olivani  90gms aquafaba (Chickpea Brine), room temperature  75gms...

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