Author Archives: The Vegan Monster

Ideas for Sustainable Seed Raising Containers for Your Garden, Balcony or Window Sill

Growing your own veges and herbs is a great way of having access to fresh food. It also helps to reduce your carbon foot print. Here in New Zealand, especially in the North, it is still time to start raising your own seedlings. Continue reading

Growing Your Own Food – Is Your Growing Media Vegan & Sustainable?

Time to grow your own food? There are a few things that you might want to consider when starting out on your new, exciting vegetable garden journey. Of course it is easy Continue reading

No Bake Dreamy Blue Cake (Vegan, Gluten-free, Fruit-Sweetened)

Contains advertising. I hope you are all well and staying at home, as far as it is possible. And I hope you are coping well with these strange times. I have Continue reading

Nut-Mylk Pulp Chocolate Cake (Vegan, Gluten-free, Oil-free)

Here is another good reason for making your own nut mylk! The leftover nut-milk pulp makes an amazing ingredients for baking. It allows for this super soft and moist texture that is pretty much oil-free! Continue reading

No Meat Quinoa Balls (Vegan, Gluten-free, Oil-free)

This recipe is another creation for meat-free Monday’s. Even though for me everyday is meat-free, we all start somewhere when we want to reduce our impact on other beings, our planet and our health.  Continue reading

Walnut Hemp Chocolate Bars (Vegan, Gluten-free, Fruit-Sweetened)

I’m in a bit of chocolate craze at the moment. And with my batch of fresh New Zealand grown hemp hearts, it is out of question what to make with it, right? Like something chocolatey? Coated in chocolate?? Continue reading

Hemp Chocolate Ice Cream (Vegan, Gluten-free, Nut-free, Fruit-Sweetened)

Not long ago I made these Chocolate Hemp Ice Pops, which had a surprising creamy texture and a very unique flavour. Loaded with Omega 3 and sweetened only with fruit, they make for a very special, healthier treat. Continue reading

Zucchini Fritters with Paprika Sauce (Vegan, Gluten-free, Oil-free)

You might have seen it my Instagram account already, where I share the occasional update from my vege garden successes this year: I am having the best season ever! After years and years of learning and doing, I have come to a point Continue reading

Kumara (Sweet Potato) Pizza (Vegan, Gluten-free, Yeast-free, Oil-free, Without Tomato)

A while back I made this pumpkin tart flambee and you guys were loving it! When I wanted to make it again in form of a pizza, I had run out of pumpkin. So I tried a version with kumara (sweet potato) instead and Continue reading

Hemp Chocolate Ice Pops (vegan, Gluten-free, Fruit-Sweetened)

Summer is here! And summer means ice cream time! So I tried a new ice pop recipe. Continue reading

No Bake Raspberry Chocolate Tart (Vegan, Gluten-free, Fruit-Sweetened)

It’s summer here in New Zealand and this year I have been super successful with growing my own raspberries. It’s such an amazing feeling to got out into the garden and to pick a whole bowl Continue reading