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Mushy Pea Soup (aka Pea & “Ham” soup without the ham)

Recently while we were all sick, my son asked me to “Please make Nanna’s Pea & Ham soup.” I’ve made a lot of my mum’s recipes over the years but I’ve never made her Pea & Ham soup. Years ago when we first began eating a lot less meat, I planned to make a meatless … Continue reading Mushy Pea Soup (aka Pea & “Ham” soup without the ham)

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

Businesses that offer cool alternatives: Frank Buontempo of Orgran Natural Foods

When it comes to businesses that provide tasty alternatives for people with alternative diets, hands down the winner has to be Orgran Natural Foods. With products ranging from egg replacement to crispbread, and with products sold throughout supermarkets and independent retailers in over 70 countries, it’s easy to see why I have left this business … Continue reading Businesses that offer cool alternatives: Frank Buontempo of Orgran Natural Foods

Businesses that offer cool alternatives: Kym Henley from Everything Vegan

I shared the story in this post about when I started to love vegan stores. Well, back in 2014, when  Hayley and I went to Freedom Hill Sanctuary to film the About the cast video was the first time I met Kym Henley, the passionate owner of a great business which offers cool alternatives for … Continue reading Businesses that offer cool alternatives: Kym Henley from Everything Vegan

The Tastiest Dairy-Free Cheese Alternatives. Ever. Pt 3: Cheeses that actually melt!

Getting a good dairy-free cheese alternative especially one that melts can be hard to find. (and by “good”, we mean one that actually tastes cheesy and does all the wonderful things cheese usually does in a meal, like provide that deliciously creamy cream cheese texture, or add that sharp cheesy tang when you put a … Continue reading The Tastiest Dairy-Free Cheese Alternatives. Ever. Pt 3: Cheeses that actually melt!

The Tastiest Dairy-Free Cheese Alternatives. Ever. Pt 2: Cheeses you can slice!

So like many people, giving up dairy (milk) was one thing, but giving up cheese was a whole different ball game. And if you read Part 1. in this series, you’ll see that I’m not alone. It’s hard for me to pick a favourite cheese, though a creamy camembert, tasty cheddar and smooth cream cheese … Continue reading The Tastiest Dairy-Free Cheese Alternatives. Ever. Pt 2: Cheeses you can slice!