Month: October 2017

Veagn noodle salad, vegan thai, vegan satay

Summer Noodle Salad with Peanut Sauce

If you’re anything like me all you want to eat on a balmy day is a giant fresh and zingy salad packed full of hydrating veggies and juicy fruits. This salad is perfect for those long summer days and nights. It’s a twist on a Thai noodle salad using chilled black bean noodles tossed with mung bean sprouts, snow peas, loads of fresh mint and coriander and smothered in a peanut sauce. The slices of sweet mango and bitter grapefruit contrast beautifully with the savoury sauce and make this salad so refreshing. Each bite is a juicy mouthful of heaven. This is the kind of dish I love to take to a summer BBQ to share with friends. It’s a great make-ahead salad as you can toss everything together then dress it just before serving and it tastes great alongside a cold beer. Black bean noodles can be found in most health food stores and are protein packed so they bulk out the salad really well but you could easily sub in rice noodles or any other kind …

vegan brownies

Choc Cherry Power Bars

If you looking for an easy sweet treat to make then these are the bars for you! They are essentially a raw ball but pressed into a bar shape. You simply blend everything together and then let the bars firm up in the freezer then drizzle with dark chocolate. I know they sound insanely delicious! I’ve given the classic choc cherry flavour combo a healthy twist and used raw cacao and sour dried cherries instead. the cacao makes these bars taste really indulgent. They are packed out with almonds, hazelnuts and oats so you get all of your good fats, protein and fibre, which also makes them the perfect sweet snack for after a workout. I love to whip up a big batch of these and them store in the freezer so I have a healthy snack on hand when I get a sweet craving. TIP: If your allergic to nuts you can easily swap out the almonds and hazelnuts for sunflower, pumpkin or hemp seeds. Choc Cherry Power Bars Makes about 16 bars     Prep/cook …