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How to make a homemade dairy & soy-free margarine alternative that spreads and melts!

(Our dairy and soy free homemade butter/ margarine alternative) Every now and then I get asked to create a recipe for someone and usually I relish the challenge. So last year when I was asked to create a margarine alternative, I liked the idea and it was one of those recipes on the “to create” … Continue reading How to make a homemade dairy & soy-free margarine alternative that spreads and melts!

Creamy Dairy-free Green Salads

  Spring always makes me think of Summer (yes I know there’s another 3 months to go, but I can’t help to feel optimistic and think of warmer times to come… and consequently lighter meals too). Pre-dairy free day’s I used to love Greek salad and fetta. Last year I discovered a new vegan fetta … Continue reading Creamy Dairy-free Green Salads

Alternative Chef Kitchen Jackfruit “Waldorf” Salad

My Jackfruit Waldorf Salad:-) The first time I tried a Waldorf salad was at my local seaside chip shop when I was a teen. (I loved it, and the memory has stayed with me over the years). That version had the classic ingredients along with BBQ chicken (which back then, I loved. Sadly, nowadays, my … Continue reading Alternative Chef Kitchen Jackfruit “Waldorf” Salad

Simple Tasty Roasted Veggies

As the weather cools down, I thought it was time to start sharing some warmer recipes. So keeping with the simple free-from family-friendly recipes theme  and the the no fuss no frills kind of food that people actually eat every day, today’s recipe is the ultimate simple wholesome free-from dish. Cooking free-from family friendly food … Continue reading Simple Tasty Roasted Veggies

Italian Zucchini Stew

There are certain times of the year when you just feel like you’re inundated with zucchini. I’ve tried making various recipes over the years and recently I’ve come back to making this oddly named zucchini stew I used to love my mum cooking when I was a kid. It’s such a simple dish, but tastes … Continue reading Italian Zucchini Stew

Our Family’s Favourite Four Bean Mix Salad

I don’t know anyone who enjoys standing over the stove in the summer…. especially the Australian summer (hello, 43 degrees C.. Personally I think it’s just wrong when the temperature outside our body is warmer than inside but that’s another whole discussion). So today I thought I’d share one of our family’s favourite summer recipes.  … Continue reading Our Family’s Favourite Four Bean Mix Salad