Ratatouille, rice, beetroot pattie and vegan cheese

Sam was coming up with a meal for dinner and put these picks together. It was very delicious and quick to make! The ratatouille came from a can so that just requires heating. Although we realised you can also eat it cold so feel free to do that! The rice is a tomato flavoured Uncle…

Easy Friday night pizza

Friday nights in are the best. What’s even better is something easy to cook that you can bung in the oven. We are fortunate to be staying with friends in Dunedin at the moment and they made us this delicious gfv pizza! Ingredients: Gluten free pizza base Angel mozzarella cheese Tomatoes Tomato paste Capsicum Mushrooms…

Vegan halloumi! Yes you heard right

My lovely brother Jared bought me a vegan cheese making kit for Christmas. I finally tried it out by making halloumi. I used cheese salt, garlic infused olive oil, tapioca starch, agar agar and a cup of soaked cashews. It says to soak the cashews overnight for 8 hours but you can do it with…

Cashew + peanut butter biscuits

Mum whipped up these gems in just 40 mins! Get your favourite tub of peanut butter and add half a cup to a mixture with gf flour, dairy free butter, cashews, brown sugar, white sugar, vanilla essence, cinnamon. Spread into trays and bake in the oven until they start to harden. Enjoy!

A seaside picnic

One of the best ways to enjoy GFV food is by taking it to a picnic, laying down a rug, laying out some cutlery and plates and digging in as the sun sets. We went north to Puriri Bay in New Zealand to sit by the sea and do just that. Here’s our picnic list:…

Deluxe breakfast bagel

Being gluten free vegan doesn’t mean you have to miss out at breakfast – it means you can have the most epic breakfast of all. Be the envy of your friends! First, slice and toast your gf bagel (make sure it doesn’t contain eggs) Once hot, add dairy free butter like Nuttelex Add some gfv…

Ginger + banana cake

Mum just keeps outdoing herself and last night was a ginger and banana cake. She used a free-from banana cake mix. These are great because they mix rice flour along with other gluten free flours. There’s no need for eggs in banana cake as the banana works as an egg replacement. She then had some…

Crisps and dip

A gluten free vegan snack that always goes down well after a long day is crisps and dip!

Plant-based burger patty

Mum adapted this recipe for us gluten free vegans. It comes from Aaron Brunet from bite.co.nz Body 1 block Firm tofu, chopped very finely 2 tsp Smoked paprika 2 Tbsp Freedom vegemite 4 tsp Gluten free soy sauce 2 tsp Cider vinegar 1 tsp Ground black pepper ½ tsp Salt ⅔ cup Onion, chopped very…