Basic Vegan Daal 

Steaming hot, deliciously rich and full of goodness, this vegan daal will soon become a family favourite.  If you read my last recipe post (here) you’ll know that the importance of eating nourishing whole foods has been emphasised at our house since my Mum was diagnosed with Cancer over New Years. Eating plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables […]

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Vegan Lentil Shepherd’s Pie and the C-word

The tone in her voice was all it took for me to know something was wrong. Two hours later and we were flying on the freeway, towards Sydney, the deafening sound of Carrion providing a lulling sense of calm. Two weeks later and she was cleared to come home from the hospital, with a diagnosis and a […]

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Simple White Bean Dip (v, gf)

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A smooth and creamy dip flavoured with garlic, lemon and a sprinkling of chilli, packed full of protein and made in just minutes. This simple dip is quick and easy to prepare, is rich in fibre, protein and vitamins (it is a pulse after all) and can be made using common  kitchen staples. Not long […]

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Baked Zucchini Chips (v, gf)

Try baked zucchini chips next time chip cravings hit for a healthier snack alternative. I am yet to meet a soul that doesn’t like chips. What if you could have chips but they could be healthy and guilt-free too? This recipe makes the tastiest yet relatively healthy snack. Pack them in lunch boxes, serve them […]

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Zucchini & Dill Soup (v, gf)

Zucchini Soup

Time has gotten away from me, like it often does. However, this time it almost seems refreshing. The disconnect from the constant stimulation via Facebook, Instagram, Email, WhatsApp, iMessage and who knows what else at the tips of my fingers is freeing in a way. I’ve had no choice but to listen to the sounds surrounding […]

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Simple Pumpkin Soup

Treat yourself to a steaming bowl of nourishing, comforting pumpkin soup. This simple recipe is quick, easy and SO good for you..sometimes simple really is best. When I was young I loathed pumpkin. With a passion. I couldn’t stand the smell or the taste and spent until my teens wondering what all the fuss was about. Eventually I […]

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Vegemite Spaghetti (v)

Now and again when my bank balance is looking a little sad, whether it’s from overindulging or general adulting, I look for ways here and there to make up for it. I can’t complain, although my balance has been diving of late it’s diving thanks to travel expenses for my trip to Dubai, Orlando, Miami, New York […]

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Healthy Vegan Fried Rice

Indulge in a comforting yet nourishing bowl of fried rice with this vitamin, mineral and fibre packed recipe using sweet potato, squash and green beans. Fried rice has got to be one of the ultimate comfort foods. It’s hot, tasty and full of carbs. It makes use of leftover veggies and comes together so quickly. […]

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Quick & Easy Vegan Garlic Bread

An easy peasy vegan garlic bread hack for lazy cooks. Now, we could get all gourmet and spend time making our own loaves from scratch, topping our homemade bread with fresh garlic, handpicked herbs from the garden and various toppings. Or! We could make like a lazy cook with this vegan garlic bread hack (I […]

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Vegan Potato Salad

Make friends with salad at your next BBQ gathering with this creamy, healthy, satisfying potato salad. Potato salad has probably been the most popular accompaniment for backyard barbecues since the beginning of backyard barbecues. Arguably the best vegetable around town, potato is the star of this salad. Take it along to BBQs, picnics or make […]

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