Category Archives: Vegan

How to Identify Stinging Nettles | Home Grown | Edible Weeds

I thought I’ll do a part 2 of the Edible Weed series.

Check out part 1 which is Sow Thistle

Currently we have sow thistles and stinging nettles in abundance.

Hence I thought I’ll share with you how we harvest and prepare it.

What does it taste like? Spinach without the need to care for it;)

Base on Base on healing weeds blog stinging nettles are rich in iron, silicon, magnesium, potassium, vitamins A and C. Dried nettles may contain up to 40% protein.

Stinging nettles are known for medicinal their qualities such as

NOTE: PLEASE use gloves when handling stinging nettles as they will sting you! If you scroll down you’ll see the silicon stingers.

Stinging Nettles in our backyard
Stinging Nettles in our backyard

Scroll down  or “Continue reading ” to see more photos on how to identify the stinging nettles and nutrition information.

Enjoy,
Grace-yi

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What Is A Sow Thistle | Home Grown | Edible Weeds

Due to popular request, here are photos and information about our home-grown sow thistle.

sow thistle 01
Sow thistle colony =p

I am not an expert,  I like to share what I have learnt and experimented on ourselves=p

Please scroll down or click “continue reading” for more photos and information about sow thistle.

I thought best to show you different views and close-ups of the weed so that it’ll help you identify it yourself:)

Enjoy,
Grace-yi

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50 Seconds Dark Gooey Microwave Brownie | Cooking And Baking Adventures | Microwave Recipes

Feeling like a quick and easy hot snack?

This is a tried and tested recipe.. well more like our go to recipe =p

Fresh out of the microwave! Hot and gooey delicious brownie :D
Fresh out of the microwave! Hot and gooey delicious brownie

We don’t have a very sweet tooth, so we modified the original recipe and made it less sweet.

Please scroll down or click “continue reading” for how to make your very own brownie in less than 1 minute!

Enjoy,
Grace-yi

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Homemade Crispy Microwaved Potato Chips | Cooking Adventures | Vegan

The potato chips was a fun experiment! It was made in the microwave!! So fast and so good!!^^

No more needing to buy chips anymore and I know what is in it!!

I love the red rock deli brand but it’s expensive and I got to say, this taste so much better and I know it’s healthier 😉

Please scroll down or click “continue reading” for how I made the potato chips!

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Kale, Dhal, Cauliflower and Potato Vegetable Curry | Cooking Adventures | Vegan

Based on your request, here is the recipe for the vegan vegetable curry for the roti prata and curry dish we had for dinner.

I pretty much made it with what we had in the pantry, fridge or garden.

I also modified the recipe for Irritable Bowel Syndrome and I felt fine after eating this curry:)

Check out the recipe for the Roti Prata

Please scroll down or click “continue reading” for the recipe.

roti prata and vegetable dahl curry.
roti prata and vegetable dahl curry.

Enjoy,
Grace-yi

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