vegan gluten-free

Zesty Macadamia & Maple Smoothie

  I have a confession to make. I generally steer clear of refined sugar and strong cocktails these days, but inspiration for this smoothie recipe came from both. Lovebug and I were blessed to be in Melbourne recently celebrating his birthday,  and indulged in our first visit to The Lui Bar.  At 55 floors up (or […] Read more…

Peach & Hazelnut Dukkah Salad

  Do you love a 10 minute meal prep as much as I do? Simon Bryant inspired this deliciousness with his gorgeous new book Vegies but his version has a hot, buttery dressing and I wanted to keep it raw and fast with some organic, cold-pressed oil for neurological health. Another lesson from my Institute for Integrative Nutrition studies […] Read more…

Healthy Vanilla Ice-Cream

  And finally, the last part of the healthy recreation of the Hot Fudge Brownie we fell in love with at Candle 79  –  vanilla ice-cream! Here’s a flashback of the original:      mmmmmm, it gets me every time! We want a healthy ice-cream that we can eat whenever we want, though, right?   This […] Read more…

Vegan MoFo Rustic, Creamy Portobello Stroganoff

  Back in the 1970’s cookbook era, Russian Stroganoff was the height of exotic sophistication.  It’s a dish you don’t see around much these days and probably for good reason: besides the fact that it’s not very photogenic, all that cream and meat is extremely unhealthy. Luckily the vegans are here to give it a sparkly, […] Read more…