Lowfat Lentil Carrot Hummus {vg, gf}

Have you ever considered making hummus with lentils? If you haven’t noticed already, I love all things legumes with their only downside being a little hard on the ol’ stomach at times. Which is why lentils are great. i have mentioned before that lentils might be easier to digest for some and with their hearty,Read more

Oil-free Beetroot Hummus

No, this is not a raspberry mousse, much as I’d like one! It’s beetroot hummus – and an oil-free, vegan, gluten free and soy free one no less! The colour, you ask? Tinned beetroot for the win! If you can boost the nutrition of your snack with a multitude of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants allRead more

Healthy Asian Sesame Dressing {gf, vg}

I got a sample for Japanese roasted sesame dressing at the recent Melbourne show. I love Japanese food, so this was right up my alley – until I discovered the ingredient list! This dressing consisted mainly of soybean oil, canola oil and “vegetable” oil – the worst types of oil you can consume – andRead more

Healthy Asian Broth with Zoodles (low fat, low carb, gluten free, vegan)

Healthy Asian Broth

I’ve always liked Asian cuisines for their explosion of flavours, but since transitioning to a largely plant-based diet, I really appreciate curries, stir-fries, and Asian-style soups! The variety of fresh herbs, spices and vegetables in combination with rice or noodles and potentially some tofu or tempeh (if you tolerate soy) or quorn (if not strictlyRead more

Easy Healthy Carrot Soup {vg, gf, lf}

Healthy Carrot Soup
Healthy Carrot Soup

Nothing beats a good soup. And in my mind, you don’t need to wait for winter to enjoy soup! Whether as an elegant entree or healthy main meal, soup never fails to hit the spot. Soup is versatile, filling, and an easy and -yup- cheap way to fill your tummy while keeping your calorie budgetRead more

Buckwheat and Chia Bread (vegan, paleo)

The net is swarming with recipes for “paleo bread” these days, which is great. After all, it’s good to know you can get on with your life even if – for medical or lifestyle reasons – you don’t eat “regular” bread. And let’s admit it, we all like bread, at least now and again, evenRead more

Watermelon Vinaigrette (paleo, low fat, sugar free, dairy free, gluten free, vegan)

Yes, the title is correct – this is a vinaigrette with watermelon in it! And it works just beautifully! If you don’t believe that a watermelon vinaigrette works, you better see for yourself, as this is whipped up in a matter of minutes, with just a handful of ingredients! I have tried it on GreekRead more