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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

Lisa’s Hearty Lentil Stew

This was one of my favourite meals growing up, my mum would make it with meat, and so I didn’t eat it for a number of years when we went plant-based until I was watching Glenys make her delicious Red wine reduction and I thought back to mums recipe and where the flavour was actually … Continue reading Lisa’s Hearty Lentil Stew

“Meaty” Meat-free bolognese & lasagne sauce (dairy, soy, gluten, egg and meat free)

Although I love cooking, I also love having free time between when the kids come home from school or sport and dinner because with the days so short in winter it’s not hard to get the feeling that there’s just no time especially if you’re spending an hour in the kitchen preparing things and then … Continue reading “Meaty” Meat-free bolognese & lasagne sauce (dairy, soy, gluten, egg and meat free)

Simple spinach and homemade dairy-free ricotta cannelloni with a fussy kid friendly sauce

No fancy photography, just real food. An Alternative Chef Kitchen Mother’s day fantasy: cooking a meal that everyone can eat;-) The ultimate Mother’s day fantasy food… With Mother’s day coming up this week I’ve seen a lot of sweet recipes being posted (which are great). But I found myself thinking about  what the ultimate Mother’s … Continue reading Simple spinach and homemade dairy-free ricotta cannelloni with a fussy kid friendly sauce

The Ultimate Free-From BBQ: Your one stop reference for a dairy, soy, gluten, egg and meat free barbecue

For most people, barbecues tend to conjure up images of warm summer days, drinks in hand (usually beer or soft drink), snags on bread with tomato sauce, onion, potato, and some salad. So what about if you can’t or don’t eat dairy, soy, gluten, egg or meat? Up until now, barbecues might have been yet … Continue reading The Ultimate Free-From BBQ: Your one stop reference for a dairy, soy, gluten, egg and meat free barbecue

Glenys’ Sizzling Sausages

Ingredients 1 onion 2 cloves garlic 5 sliced mushrooms 2Tbsp olive oil 2 cups lentils rinsed and drained (approx 2 cans) 1 cup brown rice flour 1 Tbsp tomato paste 1/4  cup nutritional yeast spices – Fennel 2 tsp, coriander 1 tsp, allspice 1tsp, salt  1 1/2 tsp and pepper (and chilli to taste) 1 … Continue reading Glenys’ Sizzling Sausages

Alternatives in Action: Dairy-Free Bechamel Style Sauce with Lisa

Being from an Italian heritage, I’ve mentioned previously the role that tasty cheeses played in my life growing up and how much I loved the taste of the tangy, salty and oozy cheeses.  The small problem was that the rest of my body didn’t love them as much as my tastebuds did, as I found … Continue reading Alternatives in Action: Dairy-Free Bechamel Style Sauce with Lisa

Alternatives in action – Anne’s Lasagne

For many people just discovering they have a dairy sensitivity, or choosing to cut meat out of their diet (especially if they don’t have an avid interest in health, nutrition or whole food cooking) the most common alternatives they’ll find in the supermarket are the soy based dairy alternatives and the packaged meat alternatives. Like … Continue reading Alternatives in action – Anne’s Lasagne