Oil-free cooking

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Vegan Scalloped Potatoes

Vegan scalloped potatoes will warm away the winter blues. It’s a creamy dish with a nod to rich, savoury, cheesy flavours. This is the ultimate comfort food. Make sure you have good quality potatoes, preferably organic. Ingredients 6 large potatoes (10 medium)1 leek, sliced (can sub with onions)3-4 cloves garlic, chopped1 cup cashews (soak in […]

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Pea pesto

Time on Instagram is well spent when I come across dishes as appealing as this quick cheesy pea pesto by Pepe Josephine at @pjantbased. This is an easy option for when there’s not a lot of veges in the house but for a bag of peas in the freezer. We all have those times, right? […]

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Vegetable Steam-Through

Throwing brown rice or quinoa in the rice cooker first thing can be a great basis for nutritious throw-together meals for later in the day. It could turn into anything: salad, a vege steam-through or form the basis for burgers. In any case it feels good to have the foundation of a dish on the […]

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Taking the oil out of your food

I know the whole ‘no processed oils thing’ is enough to push an aspiring plant-based cook to the edge of what they can cope with. “No meat, no eggs, no cheese and now you’re telling me no oil!!” If you’re on the path of eating only plants you’re already reaping the benefits of reducing the […]

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How To Cook Without Oil

Cooking with out oil – are you serious? How do I brown my onions and make salad dressing?? Let’s start with the why? One of the most powerful ways of maximising the health benefits of a plant-based diet (and to lose weight) is to eliminate the use of extracted oils. Whether they be cold pressed, […]

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