Healthy Carrot Cake with Lemon Yogurt Frosting (Gluten Free & Refined Sugar Free)

Healthy Carrot Cake with Lemon Yogurt Frosting (Gluten Free & Refined Sugar Free)

This is my ultimate favourite dessert, made healthier! This healthy carrot cake is sweet and moist with hints of spiced cinnamon and nutmeg. And I love the thick Greek yogurt frosting. Best of all, it's super easy to make (coming from someone who rarely bakes), in only one bowl and without fancy equipment. I know [...]

Plant-based Tempeh & Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad (vg/gf) + 5 Reasons to Eat More Plants

Plant-based Tempeh & Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad (vg/gf) + 5 Reasons to Eat More Plants

Perfect for a weekday plant-based meal prep, this fresh and easy to make salad is light but satisfying and is packed with protein and low GI carbs to keep you going all afternoon. I'm not vegan or vegetarian, but I do love a good plant-based meal. Whilst all my meals focus on plants first (at [...]

Wholesome Lentil Dahl with Cauliflower Rice (gf/vg)

Wholesome Lentil Dahl with Cauliflower Rice (gf/vg)

This nourishing, protein-packed plant-based Lentil Dahl is perfect for easy healthy mid-week meals and meatless Monday's. Lentils are also great to incorporate regularly into any diet, particularly for vegetarians or vegans as they are a rich source of plant-based protein, providing all essential amino acids. Lentils are also packed with fiber for a healthy gut, [...]

Minestrone Soup (gfo/vg)

Minestrone Soup (gfo/vg)

I have a number of childhood memories of my Mum's and Nonna's cooking. They usually involve pasta or soup, I guess because we relate these dishes with comfort and family.  I remember my Mum making soup when we were sick, and still to this day its exactly what I make when I feel run down, [...]

15min Greens Ginger Chilli Stir fry & Miso Tahini Dressing (vgo/gf)

15min Greens Ginger Chilli Stir fry & Miso Tahini Dressing (vgo/gf)

One thing is for sure, a stir fry makes a super quick and easy meal. Whether I'm in need of a fast mid-week meal or spending a Sunday afternoon doing some meal prep, stir fry is on high rotation in my  kitchen. They are also a great way to use up all your left over [...]

Cauliflower, Quinoa & Kale Power Salad (vg/gf)

Cauliflower, Quinoa & Kale Power Salad (vg/gf)

This plant-based power salad tastes incredible! Full of roasted cauliflower, chickpeas, softened kale leaves, protein packed quinoa, with sweet orange and pomegranate, and sprinkled with pumpkin and pepita seeds for some crunch. I've kept the dressing light and easy, simply using some of the juice squeezed out of the pomegranate, and a high-quality extra virgin [...]

Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower & Pomegranate Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing (gf/vg)

Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower & Pomegranate Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing (gf/vg)

This is hands down the BEST salad I've ever created. It's fresh, healthy and so full of yummy flavours with only a handful of ingredients needed and easy to whip up in no time. It's vegan friendly (make it for meatless Monday), gluten free and low carb. But most importantly it's packed with nutrients, fibre [...]

5-min Green Goddess Dressing (gf/df/vg)

5-min Green Goddess Dressing (gf/df/vg)

A healthy, nutrient-packed green goddess dressing or sauce, that can be made in 5 minutes and eaten everyday? Yes please! Something I'm really big on is making my own sauces and dressings. You just won't find me consuming pre-made bottled/packaged dressings (with a couple of exceptions such as Sriracha). But why, you ask? It's because [...]

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas (vg/gf) + the health benefits of chickpeas

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas (vg/gf) + the health benefits of chickpeas

Chickpeas are so versatile aren't they! Their buttery nutty flavour makes them delicious in curries, salads, buddha bowls, or as a moorish vegan snack. Not to mention they make hummus and falafel... yum!! Chickpeas are a great source of protein, fibre, iron, folate and numerous other nutrients (magnesium, vitamin C, calcium, zinc, phosphorous, vitamin B6, [...]

Broccoli crumbed with Polenta & Nutritional Yeast (vg/gf)

Broccoli crumbed with Polenta & Nutritional Yeast (vg/gf)

I'll admit I love simple steamed broccoli. But you know when sometimes you just want something a little more, I don't know... exciting? This deliciously healthy (and mighty quick) side dish changes the broccoli game! I've crumbed broccolini with polenta and nutritional yeast flakes. Then lightly pan cooked it to give it a crumbly "cheesy" [...]