Category Archives: Wonderbag

Vegan Veggie & Chickpea Stew (Wonderbag)

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Today I wanted to do something with my wonderbag so I kind of improvised a stew, hehe.  the final result was good 😀

We have so many veggies in the fridge, I had to find a cool recipe to use a lot of them, haha! Also, the other day my husband told me I was in total charge of all his meals.. muahhaahha!, so since I know he’s working out and trying to get back on track well I’m making him eat a LOT of fruits and veggies!

Another thing.. you can change the veggies in my recipe tu use the one you have at home!

Servings

4-6

Ingredients

* Olive oil

* 2 medium onions, chopped

* 2 cloves garlic, minced

* 1 large carrot, peeled, diced

* 2 celery stalks, diced

* 1 pound rutabaga ( 2 small) , diced

* 3/4 pound small potatoes (or any other kind, I kept the skin on), diced

* 1/4 pound green and yellow beans, sliced

* 2 1/2 cups diced tomatoes

* 2-3 tablespoons tomato paste

* 1 cup water

* 2 cups cooked chickpeas

* 1 teaspoon cumin

* 2 teaspoons Herbes de Provence

* Salt & Pepper (to taste)

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celeri tomato

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Directions

* Wash and cut all the veggies.

* In a pot (I used a cast iron pot), heat oil over medium heat. Cook the garlic, onion, carrot and celery until the onion is golden.

* Add all the remaining ingredients.

* Combine well, cook for another 2-3 minutes. Bring to a boil. Once it’s boiling, put the lid on and continue to cook for another 10 minutes.

* Remove from heat.

* In a wonderbag place a towel or a pot holder on the bottom. Add your pot and close the wonderbag.

* Leave it in the wonderbag for around 4-5 hours.

* Serve and Enjoy.

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Vegan Brussels Sprout Curry (Wonderbag)

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This is the first recipe I tried with my brand new Wonderbag. Let me tell you that it wasn’t a mistake to try this particular one. It was DELICIOUS!!! even my husband who usually hates Brussels sprouts a lot, loved that dish!!!

A big thank you to a new friend of mine, Ann, from Germany. We were talking about the wonderbag back in the days and it became available in Germany before here in Canada so she had the chance to try recipes before me, hehe. She shared this one with me. I use less brussels sprouts, use two different colors of bell peppers and use less hot pepper, but it’s still the same awesome recipe. THANKS ANN! 😀

Awwwww I love my Wonderbag!

Once again, go take a look at their page, you will learn more about this super awesome thing called Wonderbag!

https://www.facebook.com/TheWonderbag

Servings

4

Ingredients

* Olive oil

* 500 g (1 1/4 pounds) fresh Brussels sprouts, cut in halves or quarters

* 1 yellow bell pepper, diced

* 1 red bell pepper, diced

* 2 medium apples, peeled and diced

* 1 large carrot, peeled and sliced

* 1/2 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped

* 3 cloves garlic, minced

* 3/4 cup vegetable broth

* 1 2/3 cup coconut milk

(or 1 can)

* 4 teaspoons curry powder

* Salt and pepper to taste

* Brown rice (optional)

(to serve with your curry)

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Directions

* In a pot (I used a cast iron pot), heat oil over medium heat. Cook the garlic and the hot pepper for 1 minute.

* Add the veggies and the apples. Add the curry powder, salt and pepper. Cook for 1-2 minutes.

* Add the broth and the coconut milk. Combine well. Bring to a boil. Once it’s boiling, put the lid on and continue to cook for another 2-3 minutes.

* Remove from heat.

* In a wonderbag place a towel or a pot holder on the bottom. Add your pot and close the wonderbag.

* Leave it in the wonderbag for around 1h45 -2 hours.

* Serve over rice (optional)

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WONDERBAG

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I’m so excited!!! I received my Wonderbag yesterday. YEAHHH!!!!! 😀 I’m talking about it for months to people around me, hahaha! Not my fault it was that long for being available in Canada. The other day I went on Amazon to see if it was available.. and… IT WAS!!! I was almost crying, haha! The crazy part.. there was only 7 available for all Canada! I was lucky that day I guess. So my dad ordered it as one of my upcoming birthday gift, muahah. That’s way too awesome!

Still don’t know what is a Wonderbag?

I strongly suggest you go take a look at their pages, it’s very well done, well explained, you’ll see, you will want one too!

Wonderbag Facebook

Wonderbag Blog

To give you a better idea, a Wonderbag is an African portable slow cooker who doesn’t need electricity to cook. Well in fact you need to boil your dish first (so only few minutes on a stove) and the bag will continue to cook your meal for up to 12 hours without needing electricity. It’s not only perfect for you kitchen, but also for camping or for bringing a meal to someone’s house. You cannot overcook your food, you cannot burn your food.. it’s just the perfect invention!

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How does it work exactly? It’s super simple, you’ll see!

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It’s always easier to understand with pictures. It’s so easy to use, even I kid could use it.

 So…

You boil your meal,

You put the lid on,

You put the pot in the wonderbag,

You close the wonderbag and you let your meal cook.

The best part in all that… no it’s not the fact that it is super eco friendly and super awesome.. it’s the fact that for each wonderbag that people buy, the company donate one to an African family. How awesome is that! So in the end 50$Ca is not that much when you know that there will be one donated..

I tried a recipe (I will post it right after this post) yesterday in it and it was a total success! I cannot wait to use it again.. and again… and again!!!!

What are you waiting for? 😀