Preheat the oven to 180° and lightly grease a small baking sheet with vegetable oil. Set aside.
Trim the base of the cauliflower to remove any green leaves and the woody stem.
In a medium bowl, combine the yogurt with the lime zest and juice, chile powder, cumin, garlic powder, curry powder, salt and pepper.
Dunk the cauliflower into the bowl and use a brush or your hands to smear the marinade evenly over its surface. (Excess marinade can be stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to three days and used with meat, fish or other veggies.)
Place the cauliflower on the prepared baking sheet and roast until the surface is dry and lightly browned, 30 to 40 minutes. The marinade will make a crust on the surface of the cauliflower.
Let the cauliflower cool for 10 minutes before cutting it into wedges and serving alongside a big green salad.
1red chillithinly sliced into rings, seeds removed if desired
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Preheat oven to 180c. Toss broccoli and 2 Tbsp. oil on a large rimmed baking sheet; season with salt and pepper. Roast, tossing occasionally, until browned and crisp-tender, around 12–15 minutes.
Remove baking sheet from oven and rub salmon with 1 Tbsp. oil; season with salt and pepper. Push broccoli to edges of baking sheet and place salmon in the centre. Roast until salmon is opaque throughout, 10–15 minutes.
Meanwhile, combine chilli, vinegar, and a pinch of salt in small bowl and let sit until chiles are slightly softened, about 10 minutes. Mix in capers and remaining 1 Tbsp. oil; season with salt and pepper.
Serve salmon and broccoli drizzled with chilli vinaigrette.
Cut the pumpkin in half lengthwise. Scoop out and discard the seeds, then put both halves on a baking tray, cut side up. Drizzle the olive oil on top of each half and rub around to coat. Bake for 60 to 75 minutes until the pumpkin is cooked and fork tender.
Let it cool enough so that you can handle it. Scoop out the flesh in the centre of both pumpkin halves, leaving about a 1-inch border all around.
For the stuffing: In a large pan, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Sauté the carrots, celery, onion, and garlic until softened and begining to brown. Add the wild rice and stock to the pan, give it a stir, then cover and bring to a simmer. Cook for 10 minutes. Now add the white rice to the pan, cover, and continue to cook another 8 to 10 minutes until the rice has cooked and fully absorbed the stock.
Add in the walnuts, dried cranberries, sage, thyme, salt, and pepper. When ready, add in the scooped out and chopped pumpkin flesh. Stir well to combine.
To stuff the pumpkin: Pack in as much of the stuffing into both sides of the pumpkin as you can. Pick up one pumpkin half and flip it on top of the other. Use kitchen string to tie up the pumpkin in 3 or 4 places holding it together.
When you are ready to bake, lightly brush the top with more olive oil. Bake for 20 to 35 minutes until hot all the way through. Season the top with cracked pepper, and a sprinkle of chopped sage. Slice carefully and serve hot with you favourite vegan gravy.
Preheat the oven to 200c. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper and set aside.
Blanch the green beans in boiling water for 1-2 minutes. Drain and place in cold water to cool. Then set on a paper towel to dry.
Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a pan over medium heat. Add the mushrooms and the thyme and saute for 3-5 minutes. Then add the garlic, and salt and pepper to taste. Saute another 2-3 minutes and remove from pan and pull out the thyme sprigs.
Add the remaining butter to the pan with the sliced shallots. Saute until golden-brown and crispy, 5-8 minutes. Meanwhile, cut the puff pastry down the middle and place both pieces 3-4 inches apart on the baking tray. Whisk the egg with a tablespoon of water, and brush the pastry sheets with egg. Neatly layer green beans down the length of each puff pastry rectangle.
On both puff pastry sheets, top the green beans with mushrooms, crumbled blue cheese, and crispy onions. Salt and Pepper lightly.
Bake for 15-20 minutes until the edges are golden. Serve warm or room temperature.
1inchipotle chileadobo sauce plus 1 tsp. sauce canned
1/2cupplain Greek yogurt
¼ tsp. ground cumin
1/4tsp. dried dill
Sea salt flakes
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Make the dipping sauce by placing all ingredients in a blender or food processor and puree until smooth about 2-3 minutes or until the mixture is nice and creamy. Pour into a jar or small bowl and refrigerate.
Pre-heat oven to 190 Degrees C. Pour 1 tablespoon oil in sheet tray or baking dish; set aside.
Squeeze fresh lime juice on avocado slices to preserve their color while baking (this step is optional).
Season with salt, pepper. Dredge in flour then dip in egg and coat in panko breadcrumbs. Be sure the avocado slices are coated very well in the panko.
Place in a single layer on the greased sheet pan. Drizzle with the remaining oil or spray with cooking spray. This will help the avocado slices crisp in the oven.
Bake for 15 minutes or until the avocados are golden and crispy. If desired, more oil can be drizzle while they are baking for additional crispness.
Line large baking sheet with parchment or silicone liner. In a small dish, combine seasonings: 1/2 tsp cumin, 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper, 1 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp black pepper and evenly sprinkle seasoning mix over both sides of fish.
Lightly drizzle fish with olive oil and dot each piece with butter. Bake at 180c for 20-25 min. To brown edges, grill for 3-5 minutes at the end if desired.
Combine all Taco sauce ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk until well blended.
To serve the tacos, toast the corn tortillas quickly on a large dry fry pan or griddle over medium/high heat.
To assemble: start with pieces of fish then add remaining ingredients finishing with a generous sprinkle of cheese and finally that awesome taco sauce! Serve with a fresh lime wedge to squeeze over tacos
Remove husks and silk from corn, leaving a bit of the stalks to hold onto when eating.
Prepare lime crema by combining cashews (drained) with lime juice, coconut milk, salt and water. Blend until creamy. Add additional water, one tablespoon at a time, if needed. Crema should be thin enough to easily pour buy not watery.
Grill corn over medium heat, turning often, until cooked through and slightly charred.
Presentation is so much with this dish so have fun with it! Place grilled corn on a platter, drizzle with crema, sprikle generously with coriander, sesame seeds and sea salt flakes. Enjoy!
2naan flatbreadseither store brought or make your own
1cupthinly sliced red onion
Sea salt flakes
pinchred pepper flakes
handful baby rocket
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Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Arrange the naan/flatbread on the baking sheet and lightly spray or brush with water. Set aside.
Heat the olive oil in a medium pan over medium low heat. Add the onion and season with a pinch of salt to taste and red pepper flakes. Cook the onions until it is wilted, about 3-5 minutes and stir in the honey, letting the onions caramelize. Remove from heat.
While the onions cook, stir the ricotta and feta cheese in a small bowl. Spread the ricotta mixture over the naan/flatbread, and top with the honey caramelized onions. Sprinkle the blueberries on top.
Place the naan pizzas into the oven and bake for about 10 minutes, or until the blueberries are just about ready to burst, the cheese has softened, and the naan is toasted. Remove from oven, sprinkle with rocket and enjoy immediately.