Tag Archives: vegetarian

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)

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!

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)

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