Vegan laksa

I love laksa, but it can be really hard to find a vegan version when eating out. Solution? Make your own! I thought this might take a while to perfect, but it was absolutely delicious. Laksa Paste Ingredients 1 tsp coriander seeds (lightly toasted) 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (lightly toasted) 6 cashew nuts 4-8 red chilies, roughly chopped…

Miso soup

Miso soup is a great dinner for when you are in a hurry, because it’s quick to make. It is also kid-friendly. Even my uber-fussy 6yo loves it. Ingredients soba noodles (you can use a whole packet, or much less if you up the spiralised veggie content. If you use 100% buckwheat noodles or just…

Coconut chia pudding cups

Chia pudding makes a delicious dessert, but you can also have it for breakfast. The chia & hemp seeds are packed full of protein, the fruit is full of vitamins, and the cocao nibs contains plenty of polyphenols, which are good for your heart and blood pressure. (Of course, the coconut milk & yogurt are…

Vegan dinner party (& a raw lasagna recipe)

We invited some friends over for dinner last night and I wanted to make something a bit special for the occasion. If I’m honest, it was also a lovely excuse to get creative in the kitchen. Our lovely guests brought pre-dinner snacks (delicious seed crackers, guacamole, macadamia feta, cashew cheeze, nuts & hummus). I’ll blog…

Green Smoothie Love

I have to admit to being highly skeptical about green smoothies. I thought they would taste disgusting. But I was intrigued enough to give them a try and now I’m addicted. Can’t get enough.

Veg Korma Curry

…a lovely friend loaded us up with beautiful bunches of tropical spinach, zucchinis & cherry tomatoes from her garden. We still had kale in ours, and some potatoes & carrots in the fridge, so I thought I’d cook up a warming veggie Korma for dinner.

Salad in a jar – the perfect lunch?

I always take my lunch to work, but some mornings are so rushed that once we’ve finished with kids’ lunches (in addition to kid wrangling, showering, dressing, etc) I often find myself grabbing a strange hodgepodge of stuff from the fridge and pantry for my own lunch. This doesn’t always work out so well… On…

Raw rainbow noodle salad

If you feel like eating a stir fry for dinner, but want something a bit lighter, this raw rainbow noodle salad might be just the thing.  This dish is so fresh & tasty. It makes a perfect dinner, but you can also enjoy it for lunch the next day (if you have any left).  Ingredients …