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" [...]

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 [...]

Paleo Seed & Nut Bars – No Bake (paleo/vg/gf)

Paleo Seed & Nut Bars – No Bake (paleo/vg/gf)

These Paleo Seed & Nut Bars are quick, easy and all kinds of healthy delicious. Free from grains, gluten, refined sugar, dairy and eggs. Packed with protein, good fats, and fiber for healthy skin, hair and nails, as well as hormone, digestive and immune health. Perfect for a healthy afternoon snack and school lunch boxes [...]

Anzac Biscuits (sugar free/vg/gf) + what’s the story with oats & gluten?

Anzac Biscuits (sugar free/vg/gf) + what’s the story with oats & gluten?

You know when your friend calls and says she is popping around in half an hour for a cup of tea and you have no yummy treats? That's me, always. Mostly because I don't buy packaged foods like biscuits and honestly because when I do make whole food treats they NEVER last long... So here [...]

Vegan Bean & Mushroom ‘Meatballs’ (VG/GF)

Vegan Bean & Mushroom ‘Meatballs’ (VG/GF)

A plant-based meal perfect for lunch or dinner, entertaining guests or meal-prep. These protein and fibre rich vegan 'meatballs' made with black beans and mushrooms will make you forget you've even skipped the meat. You'll be a Meatless Monday pro in no time! The vegan meatballs are a good balance of protein, healthy fats, low [...]

Broccoli & Caramelised Onion Quiche (GF/V)

Broccoli & Caramelised Onion Quiche (GF/V)

A quiche or tart makes an easy healthy lunch or dinner with extra leftovers, or even a pre-made breakfast on the go. It's a great dish to use up all your leftover veg at the end of the week. You can make it without a base as a frittata if you prefer. Serve it up with extra veg on [...]

Complete Plant-Based Protein Sources You Should Know About

Complete Plant-Based Protein Sources You Should Know About

The health benefits of a plant-based diet is plentiful. Plant-based meals can be cheaper, nutrient-rich, environmentally sustainable and better for animal welfare and your body. Despite that many people worry that they won’t get enough protein on a plant-based diet, and this is far from the truth. Whether you are solely plant-based, vegan or vegetarian, transitioning [...]

Healthy Nasi Goreng with Brown Rice (V/GF)

Healthy Nasi Goreng with Brown Rice (V/GF)

A healthy, vegetable packed version of a delicious favourite Asian stir-fry style rice dish! Nasi Goreng is a flavour packed dish with flavours of fresh chilli, coriander and sweet soy. The issue I have with commercially made Nasi Goreng is it's usually made with refined oils, has added sugars in the sauce and generally doesn't contain many good [...]