Braai Day !
Jan Braai’s initiative positioned National Heritage Day as South Africa’s annual day of celebration. South Africans are called to unite around fires, to share their heritage with other cultures and to celebrate the diversity that forms the core of the country’s unique values.
Vegan Braai Ideas
We have you covered this braai day with some delicious plant based recipes and ingredients for the most finicky eaters. Place your orders today for delivery before the long weekend!
Garlic Rolls & "Braaibroodjies!"
A braai is not a braai without the mouth watering aroma and crunch of the traditional "braaibroodjie" or a hot garlic roll. Whether Gluten or Dairy intolerant, we have a "broodjie" for you!
Sweet Potato Rolls - Great for the Garlic or Boerie roll or even hotdogs for the kids. (Non GF)
Gluten Free Spinach bread - The perfect savory bread for; you guessed it; the "braaibroodjie".
Sweet Potato breads - Similar to the traditional white "braaibroodjie" ,this is popular with the kids.
Nature & Moi Mozzarella Cheese - Add to you "braaibroodjie", for some pizzazz to your garlic rolls or even diced to your salad.
Salads are a great colorful, healthy addition to any braai. Add a Mediterranean flair with a quinoa or hearty pasta salad or make your normal garden salad exciting by adding some of the below ingredients.
Quinoa -is one of the world's most popular health foods. It is gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few plant foods that contain all nine essential amino acids. It is also high in fiber, minerals, vitamins and various beneficial antioxidants and off course a great accompaniment to a braai.
Quinoa Salad recipe - Click on this link for a simple recipe that you can change to suit your needs with any of the ingredients below.
Ingredients Idea- Quinoa, Cashews or Pecans, Olives, Pumpkin or Sunflower Seeds ( slightly toast them) Roasted Edamame, Nutritional yeast for a cheesy flavor, Virgin Olive oil, Macadamia nut oil, Kalamata Olives, Mozzarella, Dried Cranberries, Chickpeas, Black Beans, Coconut Aminos, Tamari, Agave syrup, Raw Honey
Gluten Free Pasta San Remo has been the pasta people since 1936. That’s over 80 years of sharing the traditions and culture of pasta making. Since the very beginning, they have always believed that in good times or bad, a great pasta meal has the power to bring people together and braai day is the perfect day for that!
Pasta Salad Recipe -A light and fresh pesto pasta salad. Follow the recipe or make your own with these great additions to any pasta salad. Pasta, Vegan Mozzarella cheese, Kalamata Olives, Pumpkin or Sunflower Seeds(toast for great flavor) Virgin Olive oil, Chickpeas
Cashew Mayonnaise Recipe - Lovely creamy salad dressing or dip if you decide not to go with the pesto in the above recipe.
Dips, Pastes & Chutney
Hummus is a delicious, creamy, healthy, quick and easy to prepare dip or spread. Enjoy with olives, nachos, crudités or pita bread as snack accompaniments to your braai day.
Coriander Pesto Delicious in the pasta or quinoa salad or as a spread on all the braai goodies. Substitute the Coriander for Basil or add some baby spinach or even kale. A great way to sneak in extra nutrition.You can even swap the Olive oil with macadamia nut oil for extra flavor and creaminess. Virgin Olive oil, Macadamia nut oil, Nutritional yeast, Sunflower seeds
Olive Paste - Great tasting spreads that are perfect for braai day. There's no doubt that olives are an ideal part of any balanced diet, but when you add chili, garlic and herbs, you enhance its beneficial properties and it tastes great, especially with crudites!
Chutney is a South African favorite, traditionally served with meat, but from a plant based perspective it goes great with pasta, salad, avocado and "braaibroodjies!" Try this simple, delicious mango chutney recipe for a healthy summer twist on the traditional.
What is a braai without snacks?!
Veggie Crisps - Prepared by hand with the greatest care. A variety of root vegetables (sweet potato, beetroot, carrot) are used which affords Rootstock the ability to produce these delicious vegetable crisps all year round. There are no added colorants, flavourants, preservatives or MSG.
Potato Crisps - The Potato Crisps are seasoned with dried herbs and spices. There are no added colourants, flavourants, preservatives or MSG. Try them in these amazing flavors: Rosemary & Rock salt, Sea salt & Black Pepper, Red Onion Olive & roasted Garlic, Chili & Coriander or Coriander & Paprika.
Seed Crackers - Enjoy these delicious seed crackers as is or with a dollop of hummus, guacamole or dip of your choice. Your perfect guilt free snack solution. Baked in a completely gluten free facility.
Tortilla Chips - Made with heirloom white corn kernels, El Burro White Corn Chips will recharge your love of the tortilla chip. Totopo style corn chips pack a serious crunch to delight the senses. These restaurant quality corn chips are perfect for your braai snack or homemade nachos and tapas boards.
Vegan Droewors- There’s nothing like a lekker stukkie wors to satisfy that savoury craving. This vegan-friendly twist on the traditional South African favourite is made using seeds, and seaweed seasoned to perfection. It’s the perfect plant-based padkos, and snack. Chow down on this Vegan Droëwors and never look back.
Vegan Biltong - Enjoy the taste of traditional South African Biltong without the animal products. Made with Zucchini, Carrot, Mushroom, and Brinjal this hand crafted, air dried vegan biltong is Gluten & Nut Free.
Coconut Bacon- Now you can enjoy coconut in a very different way! This Coconut Bacon is an air-dried organic coconut treat that offers a yummy smokey flavour. It is scrumptiously seasoned with organic soya sauce, paprika, apple cider vinegar, garlic, and salt. Packed with healthy oils and fibre this all-natural, all vegan treat can be added to lunchboxes, enjoyed with friends, or on your own just about anywhere.
Juice- A healthy refreshing pre-braai drink will keep you hydrated and healthy. Make your own or order a red, orange or green juice form JB's Kitchen, sit back and enjoy.
Coconut Water- This Summery drink is more than just a tasty refreshment, it is a rich source of minerals and energy. This delectably pure thirst-quencher includes no concentrates, preservatives or added sugars. Coconut water is one of the healthiest ways to stay hydrated. Drink as is or add to fruit juices.
JB's Kitchen - Place your Order early for delivery on time.
Lemon Cheese Cake refreshing gluten, dairy free, absolutely delicious!
Date Balls Smaller sweet tooth? Our ever popular date balls are perfect as a light dessert snack. Available in ginger, peppermint crisp or carob.
Ice Cream lollies "I scream. You scream. We all scream for Ice cream!" Contact us for available flavors. All made with a coconut yogurt/milk/cream base.