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Plant-Based Pantry

Plant-Based Pantry

Flavourful Foundation: Stocking a Plant-Based Pantry that Wins every time    Over the holidays I had my brother over from Europe. My brother is not a chef and doesn’t follow a plant-based diet but he is curious about healthy and plant-based foods. This led us to...

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Debates with Vegans

Debates with Vegans

  Navigating Ethical Debates with Vegans: Towards compassion and mutual understanding Engaging in lively debates about ethics, particularly when it comes to dietary choices, can be a riveting endeavour. As the rise of veganism continues to shape our food culture,...

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Cooking to Show you Care

Cooking to Show you Care

From celebrating a loved one’s birthday to congratulating a colleague for a professional achievement, gift giving is one of the most common ways we can show someone we care about them. Lately, though, I’ve been thinking about how we tend to prioritise physical gifts...

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Vegan Revolution

Vegan Revolution

The plant-based movement is growing: here's why that's a good thing! Veganism is quickly becoming a very popular lifestyle, not just in, Australia, but all over the world. More and more people are choosing to either partially or completely eliminate animal products...

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The Best Vegan Documentaries

The Best Vegan Documentaries

The Best Vegan Documentaries Are you ready to open your eyes? Let’s  take a plunge into the plant-based perspective and examine the effect of consuming animal products on our health, environment and the animals. Whatever your stance, I am sure that some of these...

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Tofu

Tofu

Tofu   Some people love tofu and some people hate it. It is often seen as “the” meat replacement for vegans or people on a plant-based diet. The haters often describe tofu as tasteless, rubbery, bland or even spongy. However, tofu is full of protein, low in...

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FODMAP Diet

FODMAP Diet

Fodmap Diet You might have come across it, a family member or a friend talking to you about following a FODMAP diet. Right? What is a FODMAP diet? Is it just another trend, or should you jump on board? When you hear people talk about FODMAP they will most likely be...

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Eating the Rainbow

Eating the Rainbow

Eating the rainbow   Research has proven it over and over again, a diet that is primarily based on plants brings the best result in living a healthy life. Every plant gives you a unique mix of nutrients: some are high in fibre others in vitamins, minerals,...

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Cruciferous Vegetables

Cruciferous Vegetables

Cruciferous Vegetables   Kale, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Brussel sprouts, Bok Choy they all have something in common, they fall under a diverse group named cruciferous vegetables. Many people have heard about this group of vegetables but what makes this group so...

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Plant diverse diet

Plant diverse diet

PLANT DIVERSE DIET I have stated it on multiple occasions; a healthy diet is a diverse diet. What does that actually mean and how can you apply this in your life? Let’s find out. One of the best health predictors is eating a diverse diet, not just any diverse diet but...

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The Secret to making a great risotto

The Secret to making a great risotto

The secret to making a fantastic risotto Last week I created a new dish: Pumpkin Risotto. I was very happy with the result, the flavours where spot on, tasting rich and nurturing because of the roasted pumpkin and the creamy arborio rice cooked perfectly al dente....

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The Plant forward trend

The Plant forward trend

the plant forward trend Lately the term plant forward is popping up in articles and on forums. It is not as popular as the term plant-based but it is definitely a growing term. What does plant forward actually mean and is it a useful term? With more and more people...

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Why Red Cabbage Is A Real Superfood

Why Red Cabbage Is A Real Superfood

Why red cabbage is a real ‘superfood’   We’ve all heard of the term ‘superfood’ - the so-called plant-based foods that can change your life and heal your body in an instant! Isn’t that amazing? I’m the last person to say that vegetables do not have benefits,...

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