Category «Misc»

Landfill Mining

Bronwyn Slater asks if the emerging technology of landfill mining could eventually result in the elimination of all existing landfills – by digging them up and emptying them. Millions of landfills exist all over the world and many have now been covered over and closed as incineration becomes the preferred option for waste disposal in …

Christmas Vegan Recipes

We’ve put together a list of vegan Christmas recipes from around the web – we hope you find them useful!   Main Dishes: Full Christmas dinner recipe from Bosh –  including a  Mushroom Wellington main dish plus all the trimmings Vegetable-stuffed Seitan Roast – from One Green Planet Mushroom Wellington – from One Green Planet …

Homemade Laundry Soap

by Helen Prout The cornerstone of most DIY laundry soap is 100% coconut oil soap and mine is no different. Unlike regular soap, which contains extra oils to leave your skin moisturised, laun- dry soap contains no superfat, as its job is to clean your clothes – not leave an oil residue on them! As …

Spring Rolls

Ingredients 2 tbsp sesame oil 1 tbsp tamari (gluten-free soy sauce) 2-3 garlic cloves, chopped Small piece ginger, finely chopped 4-5 medium shitake mushrooms, rehydrated for 15 minutes in 150ml hot water and then chopped (reserve soaking water) 1 medium carrot, julienned 1 small onion, or 4 scallions, chopped 4-5 medium mushrooms, sliced 1 celery …

Creamy Pomegranate Smoothie

Everyone knows pomegranates are great! You can add the seeds to a salad, a smoothie or just enjoy as a snack! Another excellent way to fit in more pomegranates is to make a juice or a smoothie. A smoothie is easy to make and blending pomegranate seeds results in a nice creamy consistency! Feel free …

Marinated Crimini Mushrooms

Ingredients: 1-2 cups of thinly sliced crimini mushrooms (preferably organic) 1-2 table spoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice 1-2 table spoons olive oil Pink Himalayan salt to taste Optional: paprika, black pepper, dried parsley or tarragon Feel free to adjust the amounts of all ingredients to your liking. Directions: Toss the mushrooms in olive oil …

Kohlrabi (recipe)

Kohlrabi is a great vegetable; it has a mild, slightly nutty, sweet taste – not only is it delicious, it is rich in dietary fiber, carotenoids, vitamin A, B, C and K, calcium, potassium, iron, phosphorus, manganese and copper. The leaves contain minerals and vitamins as well so make sure to keep them – they …

Nut Roast (recipe)

225g of mixed ground nuts (peanuts, hazelnuts, cashews, blanched almonds) 225g of bread crumbs (from rye sourdough if possible) 1 finely chopped leek, sautéed in a tablespoon of sesame oil at a low heat for approximately ten minutes. Mixed fresh herbs (or dry if fresh unavailable): from parsley basil, oregano, tarragon, lovage, or dill Half …

No-Frills Cookies

3 ripe bananas, mashed 1 cup finely chopped dates (use food processor or chop by hand) 2 cups of porridge oats 1/3 cup oil, e.g. rapeseed 1 tsp vanilla essence. Mix all the ingredients together. Place on greaseproof paper and bake at gas mark 6/200F until light brown (about 20 minutes). I use gluten free …