Meatless Monday Kale & Legume Chilli (vg/gf) + info on soaking & cooking legumes

Meatless Monday Kale & Legume Chilli (vg/gf) + info on soaking & cooking legumes

Meatless Monday made easy with this nourishing and warming slow cooked plant-based chilli dish. Slow cooked meals on cold winters days always hits the spot!! By incorporating a few plant-based / vegan meatless dishes (or days) each week, you will significantly improve your health, lower your grocery bills and contribute to environmental sustainability. Take the [...]

Crispy Baked Tofu (vg/gf) + my thoughts on making healthy lifestyle changes

Crispy Baked Tofu (vg/gf) + my thoughts on making healthy lifestyle changes

If you haven't tried tofu or aren't exactly a fan, then you simply MUST try this tofu dish! It's perfect as a side to a plant-based main meal, or even a healthy high protein vegan snack. Tofu isn't something I eat a lot of but it does comes in handy for a little extra protein [...]

Cleansing Pumpkin, Carrot & Ginger Soup (gf/vg/df)

Cleansing Pumpkin, Carrot & Ginger Soup (gf/vg/df)

Pumpkin soup is such an Autumn (or any time of year!) favourite. It's quick, easy and nourishing and provides powerful antioxidants. The added carrot, ginger and Australian Extra Virgin Olive Oil not only give it a refreshing taste, but add some great health benefits and aid liver cleansing and detox. Pumpkin soup is perfect for a light [...]

What is miso? + a recipe: Miso Grilled Eggplant

What is miso? + a recipe:  Miso Grilled Eggplant

Miso is traditional Japanese seasoning made from soybeans and a grain (e.g. rice, barley, wheat, rye), fermented with salt and koji (a fungus). Before the fungus part grosses you out, this is the part that gives it health benefits, providing gut-friendly beneficial bacteria!  Miso has a salty, umami flavour and is incredibly delicious as a [...]

Thai Coconut & Pumpkin Chicken Bowl (gf/df)

Thai Coconut & Pumpkin Chicken Bowl (gf/df)

How beautiful is Autumn?! I love watching the leaves change colour and feeling the mornings and evenings start to become cool and crisp. When the seasons change, different foods become available, and it also alters the food we feel like eating. Autumn is the perfect time to start incorporating nourishing and grounding foods in our diet, [...]

Garlic & Dill Hassleback Roast Potatoes + understanding Glycemic Index

Garlic & Dill Hassleback Roast Potatoes + understanding Glycemic Index

Is there anything better than a side dish of delicious oven-roasted potatoes?! No matter whether you prefer sweet, white or any other variety. Roasted as chips, fries, whole baked, hassleback or chopped in chunks. Seasoned with herbs, spices, garlic, olive oil or simply salt & pepper. There is no denying the humble potato is versatile, [...]