How to go dairy free

Are you thinking how to go dairy free? You can be forgiven if giving up dairy is hard for you. IT IS HARD! At first anyways. Yoghurt, ice cream and milkshakes are the summery fun memories of childhood; with brie and a bit of stinky blue keeping adults in reach of the cheese board. Dairy […]

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Beans in Paprika Sauce

Need hearty, tasty, impressive? This little number does all that and comes together in a flash. Combine with Moroccan couscous or any favourite grain and fresh greens. The smoked paprika is the clincher – make sure you have some. Ingredients 1 large onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 red capsicum, diced 1/2 C vegetable […]

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Does vegan cheese sauce without cheese really work?

Beautifully. And without getting lumpy (or making you lumpy) to boot! This vegan cheese sauce is a superb way to get more veggies into kids – particularly the not-so-popular leek and cauliflower variety. Serve with broccoli or over pasta, a baked potato, beans and rice … think mac n’ cheese! It’s adapted from the Forks […]

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The Juice on Juice

It’s cucumber season folks! Get them down your juicer in all their watery alkalising wonder-full-ness. Add in celery stalks, a couple of apples, green leaves (any or all of the following: kale, parsley, chard, lettuce), a slice of lime and a knob of ginger. Now sip your way to health! Juicing makes nutrients readily available […]

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Loving it – Kayla’s story

I decided to become vegan just over a month ago and there have been dramatic changes within me since. I have lost weight naturally and I love it. My skin loves it. My entire body loves it. I have so much energy these days. Before I made the decision I was a smoker and becoming […]

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My Journey to Veganism – Steve Circeo

I think a lot. I analyze life, far beyond the extent that most people analyze life. In fact, I analyze everything about life, often to the irritation of those around me. The best way to load the dishwasher. The most efficient way to mow the lawn. The safest route to the grocery store. I don’t […]

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The Peace of Mind of a Plant-Based Diet – Heather’s Story

In brief, I think a plant-based diet has brought peace of mind to my husband and I. You can’t put a price on knowing that we’ve decreased our risk for cancer and chronic disease to as low as we possibly can. My husband’s cholesterol dropped 100 points (triglycerides dropped 200 points) in the first 3 […]

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From Vegetarian to Vegan

For all my years as a vegetarian I reckon I was as far away from taking the leap to veganism as my meat-loving friends. Sure I wasn’t eating meat but dairy was¬†definitely¬†on the menu. How else do you eat pasta and beans? Weren’t vegans just a little bit extreme – ok a lot! There were […]

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Not Vegan Yet – Johanna’s Story

I have been a vegetarian for many years but never thought that I could become vegan because of my love affair with cheese. Becoming vegetarian was really awesome for my cooking skills – to be a healthy vegetarian you have to be creative in the kitchen or else your diet can become very boring and […]

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Food To Live For

Vegan Cuisine may sound like an oxymoron to some and a political movement to others. How ever you see it, let me tell you a little secret. It’s really all about having the health and vitality you need to be the best at whatever it is that lights your fire. And we all want to […]

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