Coleslaw (dairy-free, vegan)

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Need something interesting to dish up at your next gathering? Try this dairy-free, vegan Coleslaw. Have it on a burger, wrap or just by itself! Serves 8-10 as a side Time – about 15mins Coleslaw Ingredients: 1/4 Savoy cabbage, shredded 1/4 red cabbage, shredded 3 large carrots, julienned 1 red capsicum, sliced into fine strips 2 generous handfuls fresh parsley, … Read More

Savoury Muffins With the Lot

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Savoury Muffins

I don’t make muffins often enough. I see friends with kids who make them all the time, and I can see why; muffins are great, easy snack options, they freeze well and can be made extremely healthy by using nutrient-dense real food ingredients including hidden veggies, nuts, fruit, herbs and spices. I actually made this batch of savoury muffins for … Read More

Plantain Granola

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Plantain Granola

This recipe for Plantain Granola is great because it’s totally flexible to what YOU like (and what you have in the pantry)! Check out the recipe below and adjust to suit your favourite/available/seasonal nuts and dried fruit! All you need is 5-6 basic ingredients (which are flexible) and you’re set. What are Plantains? Plantains are extremely common in the USA … Read More

Balsamic, Raspberry and Apple Cake

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Something a little different for breakfast this week – Balsamic, Raspberry and Apple Cake. Yes, this cake is healthy enough and delicious enough for BREAKFAST, and of course dessert! Join me in this celebration of Italian Balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) and seasonal fruit. If you like this recipe, you’ll LOVE these Red Velvet Brownies too! Gluten Free, … Read More

Thai Style Salad

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Thai Style Salad

There’s nothing fresher and more perfect for the palate during the humid Queensland summer months than a refreshing Thai Style Salad! Double the dressing and use half as a marinade for beef, chicken or tempeh which you can grill and serve with or add too the Thai Style Salad! Serves 8-10 as a side Time – about 20mins Ingredients: 1 … Read More

Pear and Raspberry Crumble

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It’s starting to cool down here in Brisbane (although I’m sure my Victorian friends will inform me that I need to suck it up lol) which means it’s time for warming, comforting desserts like crumble! Ugh. Crumble. Who doesn’t love a good crumble? Apple, of course, is the traditional kind, but to be honest, I’ve always prefered pears to apples, … Read More

High Protein Veggie Patties

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Veggie patties

I’m always on the look out for good quality Veggie Patties as meat-free meal options and to throw in easy work lunches. However, many of the ones I see in the store have strange sounding gums and preservatives in them. I’m also often disappointed in the amount of protein in them. So I took to whipping these simple veggie patties … Read More