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Chef Jay's "meaty balls" in marinara sauce

Vegan meatballs

This vegan meatball recipe is easy to make, and a perfect vegan alternative to a much-loved dish."When I was growing up, my stepfather, Kevin, did much of the family cooking as his job afforded him the time, most…

Chef Jay's Pumpkin Pie

Vegan pumpkin pie

Pumpkin pie is a dessert pie with a spiced, pumpkin-based custard filling, though other types of squash are more commonly utilised. The pumpkin is a symbol of harvest time, and pumpkin pie is generally eaten during…

Chef Jay McNamara eating his signature vegan egg sandwich

The ultimate vegan egg sandwich

This vegan egg sandwich, also called the f'egg sandwich,  might be a little less on the healthy side, but it’s so good… "It's been our number-one bestseller at The Kind Kitchen since the day we opened (Ninja…

chocolate cake

Mira’s Vegan Dark Chocolate Bundt Cake

Looking for a foolproof vegan chocolate cake recipe? Try this mouth-watering vegan dark chocolate cake with dragon fruit icing by Mira Weiner, South African entrepreneur, food consultant and plant-based advocate. Mira…

Chef Jay’s Celeriac V’ish Fillets

Jason McNamara (Jay Mac) is the creator of The Kind Kitchen, a vegan comfort food café in Woodstock, Cape Town and on the Constantia Uitsig wine estate. Jay trained at the Natural Epicurian School of Culinary Arts…

Mira’s Loaded Vegan Nachos

Mira Weiner is an entrepreneur, food consultant and plant based advocate.  Mira is passionate about conscious living, plant based nourishment and holistic healing.  She’s a networker, creative cook and country pumpkin…

Leozette’s Hearty Mushroom and Split Lentil Dahl

Leozette comes from a conservative Afrikaans heritage and grew up as a meat-eater. She attests that adopting a  plant-based lifestyle changed her life in ways she never imagined possible. Leo now works as the Media…

Chef Claire’s Linguine Napoletana

Chef Claire is an internationally acclaimed plant-based chef. With a special focus on Ayurveda, nutrition, gut-health, and healing auto-immune illnesses, she was born and raised in Cape Town. Now a citizen of the…

Find #DietChangeNotClimateChange billboards in your area!

Ahead of COP26, ProVeg South Africa launched a crowdfunding campaign to empower the largest initiative to get plant-based food on the climate agenda that the country has ever seen. With the generous help from everybody…

Diet Change Not Climate Change featured in Flora mural in London

We spotted the Diet Change Not Climate Change message in a recently painted mural in London! Located right outside of Shoreditch Highstreet station, the mural not only embellishes the area but also broadcasts a…

Burger King SA introduces first V-Label certified plant-based fast food options in Africa!

The introduction of a plant-based Whopper, crispy Vegan Nuggets and a Vegan Royale sandwich, makes Burger King South Africa the first quick service outlet to offer accredited plant-based fast food options in Africa.Interest…

nuts, seeds and legumes

Buying affordable nuts, seeds & legumes in South Africa

Like many others in the world, we have found a loop hole to accessing nuts, seeds and legumes without breaking the bank - buying in bulk! Nuts, seeds and legumes are very important sources of protein to include…

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