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Pork, tofu, kimchi & soba noodle soup

There’s something warming about a steaming hot Asian soup – all the spices fused together into the most delectable broth.  The best ones are salty, sweet, sour, and spicy – all at once. Add an egg, stir it through, and it becomes the most amazing creamy explosion of flavours! The best thing about these soups… Continue reading Pork, tofu, kimchi & soba noodle soup

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Oat, flax, hemp & chia seed porridge / overnight mix

Recently I’ve been doing a million things in the morning before heading off to work.  The usual run with the fur baby still occurs (she’d guilt me into it regardless with her big blue eyed whining; plus the morning exercise calms BOTH of us for at least the first half of the day!).  It’s more… Continue reading Oat, flax, hemp & chia seed porridge / overnight mix

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Chickpea pancake (vegan & gluten free)

In an effort to try to be plant-based / vegan at least a few times a week, but not sacrificing taste and protein intake, I got experimenting with chickpea flour. After spending some time last summer in the Cinque Terre region of Italy, I discovered “farinata”, a chickpea pizza/focaccia which was absolutely delicious. Thinking I… Continue reading Chickpea pancake (vegan & gluten free)

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“Ferrero Rocher” Protein balls (Vegan and Gluten free)

I like to get my nutrients and minerals from natural sources as much as possible.  I do pop a daily multi-vitamin though I don’t believe that it will magically balance essentials nutrients out if I was to not be conscious of my food on a day-to-day basis.  Getting my daily required protein however has been a… Continue reading “Ferrero Rocher” Protein balls (Vegan and Gluten free)

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Quinoa almond honey crunch granola

It’s been a while since I made granola and what better way to spend a Sunday than to make a batch?! I started out thinking I’d make a chocolate flavored type, and at the last minute changed to a more versatile honey flavor. It turned out superbly and would make delicious muesli bars too (if… Continue reading Quinoa almond honey crunch granola

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Kale, red cabbage, chickpea & beetroot salad

Another super quick salad idea, perfect for a packed lunch or just a lazy one at home! It’s super easy, colorful and nutritious too!    Kale, red cabbage, chickpea & beetroot salad Ingredients 1/4c shredded red cabbage 1 large handful torn kale leaves 1 large cooked beetroot, cubed 1/2 shallot, sliced 1/2 avocado, cubed 1TB… Continue reading Kale, red cabbage, chickpea & beetroot salad

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Vegan gluten free 4-seed lavosh crackers

Bread is one of my biggest vices, but sometimes all I want is a crunchy cracker that is light, crisp and nutritious. These crackers hit the spot – perfect to pair with avocado, hummus, sprouts or cheese, packed with healthy seeds but not overloaded with them. Delicious and simple!    Vegan gluten free 4-seed lavosh… Continue reading Vegan gluten free 4-seed lavosh crackers