Recipes
Sweet Potato Borani

Do you know Borani Kachalu? An Afghan potato dish traditionally served with a delicious garlic-yogurt sauce. One of our volunteers, Sara, made this delicious dish with sweet potatoes during one of our dinners. The sweetness of the potato combined with the acidity of the yogurt sauce is finger-licking good. Ingredients 3 sweet potatoes, sliced into […]

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Besan Ladoo

Besan Ladoo (or laddu) are Indian sweet bites (produced in Machilipatnam of Krishna district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh) traditionally made of besan (gram flour), sugar and cardamoms fried in ghee (clarified butter). Those treats are normally baked ina “kadai” a specific firebowls, but you can substitute it with a good pan or […]

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Poha

Today our volunteer Ruchika comes to you with a delicious on-the go Indian breakfast/ evening snack  full of nutrition.  “Poha” is parboiled flattened pounded  rice itself made into flakes. As for many dishes, each region of India adds its own twist to it. In the west you would add a pinch of sugar and garnished […]

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Italian polpette (balls) with Potatoes and smoked tofu

Willing to bring some Italian vibes in your kitchen and to elevate your dinner? This Sunday we offer you to make delicious “polpette” (traditionally meatballs that we veganized for you 🌱🍝) Ingredients 2 medium potatoes 1 leek 2 garlic cloves 200 gr firm smoked tofu (you can find it at Jumbo; if you can’t find […]

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Topinambour soup

“Wondering what ‘topinambour’  (aka ‘Jerusalem artichokes’ or ‘sunchokes’) are 💡? It is kind of a forgotten vegetable around here. Basically, it is a species of sunflower native to eastern North America. Uncooked, they have a crunchy texture and a fresh, sweet and nutty taste, resembling water chestnuts. Cooked, they make for a hearty and fragrant […]

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Homemade soy milk

Want to learn how to make your own soy milk? A very rewarding activity which makes for a very flavorful soy milk (nothing compared to the store-bought ones. Ingredients 100gr soy beans 1L water High-speed blender Milk bag (or any clean cloths thin enough to strain the milk) Pinch of salt (Optional) sugar for a […]

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Zero Waste vegan nuggets

Have you ever tried vegan nuggets? What if we told you that they are super easy (only a few ingredients), delicious and, cherry on top, ZERO WASTE? Ingredients  For about 12 nuggets The “okara” (soybean pulp leftover when making homemade soy milk) of 100gr dry soybeans Nutritional yeast Seasoning: Salt Pepper Dried herbs of choice […]

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Lentil and quinoa bowl

When it’s time to finish your leftovers in the fridge, you can always come up with delicious combinations, like lentils and quinoa. They’re both extremely healthy and they easily go with a lot of other ingredients. Here’s a version with tons of veggies and pesto. Ingredients  For 2 people 200 gr lentils 150 gr quinoa […]

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Pannenkoeken van Tapioca

Dit is één van de meest makkelijke, goedkope, lekkere en gezonde gerechten die we ooit hebben gemaakt. Ingredients  12 pannenkoeken 12×4 tbsp tapioca zetmeel 12x30ml water (ongeveer 4 tbsp) 2 appels Kaneel Procedure Meng in een kom 4 tbsp tapioca zetmeel met 30 ml handwarm water. Gebruik je vingers om te mixen, het wordt namelijk […]

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Groente falafel met rode kidneybonen spread

Ooit nagedacht over hoe je jouw favoriete falafels kan maken? Die zijn veel makkelijker te maken dan je denkt en zo smaakvol dat ze één van jouw standaard maaltijden zullen worden.  Ingrediënten ½  blik kikkererwten (200 gram) 1  blik rode kidneybonen 1 rode ui 1 teen knoflook 200 gram diepvries doperwten 1 bos bladpeterselie + […]

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Linzen & zoete aardappel curry

Vandaag bieden we je een klassieke en kleurrijke versie van een ‘’curry’’ (dit betekent jus of saus in een gerecht in India). Onze versie vandaag is met linzen en zoete aardappels. De belangrijkste ingrediënten zijn kruiden, dus kies ze wijselijk (het liefst uit een indische of aziatische winkel). Ingrëdienten 1 ui 2 teentjes knoflook 1 […]

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Hummus en veggie pannenkoeken

Deze boekweitpannenkoeken zijn perfect om mee af te wisselen tijdens jouw lunch, in plaats van de traditionele toast voor lunch of een sandwich. Omdat deze hartige pannenkoeken zo veelzijdig zijn, word je er nooit moe van! Het maakt niet uit of je zoekt voor een glutenvrij recept of wilt genieten van een fancy uitziende (en […]

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Moroccan-style couscous bowl

Food is always a great tool to travel. Flavors can transport you to other cultures in just a mouthful. Well, today we are going to Morocco with this Moroccan-inspired bowl. The Curcuma and spices bring this dish to another level! Ingredients  For about 3 servings 1 kohlrabi ½ parsnip 200 gr wholegrain couscous 1 can […]

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Mung bean omelet

This mung bean omelet is a life-saving recipe for an amazing breakfast, lunch or dinner or whenever you need it. It is just SO easy! Ingredients  For about 5 omelets ¾ cup of yellow mung beans (or red split lentils), soaked overnight 1 cup vegetable milk 1 + ½ tsp salt ½ tsp black salt […]

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Vegan bounties

Not only are Bounties non-plant-based but they are also unhealthy. Thankfully, we got you covered with a delicious recipe made of wholesome and delicious ingredients. With these bites, you will now have the perfect dessert (or snack) to satisfy your sweet tooth.

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Cucumber kimchi

Kimchi is a traditional Korean dish whose components usually include some combination of vegetables, garlic, ginger, chili peppers, and salt. Today we offer you a slightly lighter and crunchier version of this fermented food thanks to the cucumber.

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Vegan bolognese with TSP

There are many vegan bolognese recipes out there. The one we are presenting you today has been approved by non-vegetarian friends, all because of a secret ingredient … Textured Soy Protein (or TSP for short). This protein source, made out of soy has an incredible texture which makes it rather meaty. And with some flavorful […]

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Lentils polpette (balls)

Delicious lentil polpette (balls), packed with protein. Easy and fast to make, you can even freeze them (cooked) for future lunch/dinner.

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Banana bread

Do you always throw overripe bananas away? That’s a pity! Because it is very easy to make banana bread out of your bananas. Ingredients 5 bananas (as ripe as possible) 2 tbs coconut oil 2 tbs agave sirup, date sirup or rice sirup 2 tbs broken flax seeds 200 grams flour (buckhwheat, whole-grain, etc.) 1 […]

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Cauliflower wings

Ingredients (for 4 people) For the  hot wings: 1 head of cauliflower 100 gr all-purpose flour 180 ml unsweetened plant-based milk (e.g. soy or oat milk) 60 ml water 2 tsp garlic powder 1,5 tsp paprika powder Salt and pepper to taste  Breadcrumbs 250 ml barbecue sauce  1 tsp sriracha sauce (optional)   For the […]

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Pasta with Pumpkin-lentil sauce

Ingredients (4 people) 300 gr wholegrain pasta 500 gr pumpkin (one small one) 1 clove of garlic 1 onion 1 can of diced tomatoes 2 carrots 200 gr lentils Salt  Pepper  Chili powder  Coconut oil Procedure Cook the pasta following the instructions. Meanwhile, heat some coconut oil in a pan, while chopping the onion, garlic, […]

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Mushroom risotto

Ingredients (4 people) 1 onion 1 clove of garlic 1 zucchini 250 gr risotto rice 1 glass of white wine 1 liter vegetable stock 250 gr mushrooms 80 gr rocket 2 tbs pine nuts Truffle oil Olive oil Salt Pepper   Procedure Chop the onion and garlic in small pieces. Also cut the zucchini in […]

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Asian bean-cabbage salad

The Asian cuisine is a pretty particular kitchen, but even with some leftovers, it is possible to make a delicious and healthy salad. Do you have Chinese cabbage left? With the addition of some other veggies, beans, nuts, and some spices, you can make this tasty Asian salad from Asian cabbage.

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Vegan Bean Sweet Potato Burgers

At most supermarkets, you can only purchase sweet potatoes in packages of half a kilo or even a kilo. You’ll most certainly be left with loads of them. An easy and tasty solution is this sweet potato burger. They mostly consist of vegetables, are gluten free (if you use gluten free bread), obviously vegan + you can go in any direction with them, depending on the toppings you choose.

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Green smoothie

The problem with green smoothies is, they tend to get too… green. Not sweet enough. That will make it hard for you to appreciate them when you start eating healthy. Luckily, we found this green smoothie everyone will love. No reason not to eat healthy anymore!

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Rice bowl with Tofu, Capsicum and Cucumber

Rice with veggies never disappoints. By adding some tofu, you can make a delicious meal. You only need 150 grams of tofu, so if you have another recipe where you need 350 grams of tofu for, for example, this is the perfect way to finish that leftover tofu.

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Beetroot soup

Do you have guests over and do you want to make something easy yet colourful and tasty? Surprise them with this delicious red beetroot soup. The soup is mostly made up from vegetables and can be made a bit more filling by serving some bread with it.

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Vegan Eggplants Pizza’s

These eggplant pizzas are super easy to make but very tasty and will do as a healthy snack, bite, lunch, or dinner.

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Zucchini soup

Got some coconut milk left from another recipe? With just that, 2 zucchinis, and a few simple ingredients that you most probably already have, you can make this delicious creamy zucchini soup!

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Asian cabbage salad

We LOVE Chinese cabbage but the problem is that there’s often loads of leftovers since it’s so large. You can use it to make this delicious recipe. Got more cabbage left? Just double all the amounts. The other ingredients are mostly things you already have in your cup boards.

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Homemade vegan superburger

A vegan burger which is tasty and healthy and also very easy to make. You could add (homemade) fries, but without them it is also a meal (when you add extra vegetables and lettuce).

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Mango Chutney

One of those side dishes we make a lot due to the large quantity of mangos we get from the market
It’s easy to make but it does require a little bit of attention

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Stock cubes from scraps

Do you eat many vegetables? Then you know how many scraps are left after cooking (peel, stems, tops etc..). But the era of food waste has come to an end and, from today on, you are gonna rescue all the vegetable scraps in your kitchen, you’ll basically become a scraps master!

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Self Pickled Nettles Pesto

Grab a good pair of gloves, harvest your own nettles, and cook this delicious and super simple pesto!

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Red Lentils Dahl

This lentil dahl is creamy and delicious and it’s perfect together with some white rice or a naan.

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Farfrittata

This omelette without eggs is a delicious dish prepared with chickpea flour. To be served as a main course or as an appetizer.

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Celery baby burgers

This recipe comes hot off the plate from last night’s dinner and was an instant GZG hit.

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Vegan Mayonnaise

Making plant-based mayonnaise is surprisingly easy and quick! Do try this at home with this GZG recipe.

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Breadpudding

Breadpudding is one of the easiest ways to convert leftover bread and fruit into a delicious desert.

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