Food trends: Pea Milk

Move over kale and coconut water – there are some new food trends ready to take centre stage this year. This week the spotlight is on Pea Milk What is it? Almond milk latte, quinoa milk porridge, or a refreshing coconut milk on ice. The market for plant milks have surged in the past few years,…

The Pegan diet: When Paleo Met Vegan

Earlier this year, a new diet trend was born that claimed the healthiest way of eating was to combine two popular diets.  The Paleo diet and the vegan diet. Although this may seem contradictory – after all, vegans eschew meat while Paleo encourage plenty of it – the diet believes combining the best parts of both…

Superfood Salad!

Its so chilly here in Sydney that I’m spending most of my evenings trying to perfect a way to drape myself over my portable heater in a way that warms me all over at once. To be honest, salad is really low down there on the foods I feel like eating right now. But then…

What’s the difference between dairy-free milks?

From soy to almond to quinoa, there’s a wealth of non-dairy milk alternatives to choose from and it can get confusing knowing which one to buy. Medibank be. magazine recently shared my article on comparing the top 6 in terms of taste and nutrition.  If you need some guidance in choosing a dairy-free milk Check it…

Nona’s Gone Crackers! Delicious gluten-free, vegan crackers.

I love Mary’s Gone Crackers, but at $9 a box in Australia they are so expensive. So I got busy in the kitchen this weekend trying to recreate a similar cracker. Nona, my mum, is the genius here, she hit upon an amazing recipe that I actually prefer to the original. I ate about 5 straight from…

Hawaiian Fries and Guacamole

I had a hankering for something hot and crunchy today and thought some homemade fries might do the trick! I had a Hawaiian sweet potato which needed to be used, and half an avocado left in the fridge and Voila! a healthy lunch was born! It was full of flavour and ticked my request for something hot and…

Garlic Tomatoes and Spinach Toast

Whenever I have a hot breakfast, I try to get at least two serves of vegetables in. Whether is baked beans, garlic mushrooms or a grilled tomato, I like knowing I’ve got the day off to a good start by loading up with a few vegetables. I had the morning off work so I thought I…