Recipes

Plant-Based Charcuterie Board

Plant-Based Charcuterie Board

Hosting and Entertaining Guests Plant-Based Charcuterie Board Written by Kelsey Riley, Planted in the Kitchen As we begin to think about returning to more of a regular lifestyle, we often think of travelling and leaving our homes. Along with the joys of travelling away from home, we are also beginning to prepare for hosting and entertaining guests in our homes.…

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Vegan Mashed Potatoes

Vegan Mashed Potatoes

Vegan Mashed Potatoes Written by Kelsey Riley, Planted in the Kitchen Many of us have intolerances or allergies to particular foods or types of food, from lactose to gluten, or nut to fructose. The can be severe, and often require us to have on hand an EpiPen, just in case, a reaction occurs. So it is imperative that those who…

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Chocolate Peanut Butter BonBons

Chocolate Peanut Butter BonBons

Chocolate Peanut Butter BonBons Written by Midhun Vasan If you are looking to prepare a treat that is simple, tasty and will be loved by all then this chocolate gem will be a winner. Whether you have guests over or you need a gift to show your appreciation for another, this recipe could be the solution. Delicious peanut butter bonbons…

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5 Quick & Easy Snacks to Make For Christmas Parties

5 Quick & Easy Snacks We have all found ourselves invited to Christmas parties. You know you want to bring something that everyone will love to eat but with all the crazy demands on you at this time of year, you need some inspiration for snacks to bring and share that won’t break the bank. Ditch Your Go-To Snack We…

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Sesame Tofu Recipe

Sesame Tofu Recipe

How to Incorporate Tofu into your Diet Sesame Tofu Recipe Written by Kelsey Riley from Planted in the Kitchen Many people have a love/hate relationship with tofu. Either they enjoy eating it and incorporate it into their daily or weekly meal plans, or they strongly dislike it and want nothing to do with the soy-based food item. Let’s talk about…

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Chocolate Ice Cream Bars

Chocolate Ice Cream Bars

Chocolate Ice Cream Bars Written by Midhun Vasan Delicious chocolate ice-cream bars dipped in chocolate and decorated as Rudolph the Reindeer! Perfect for your upcoming Holiday party! Chocolate is always a favourite with both adults and children alike, and in this recipe, we see the playfulness and fun food allow us to experience. In this recipe, you get to enjoy…

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Spicy Vegan Breakfast Scramble

Spicy Vegan Breakfast Scramble Written by Natasha Zervaas As a Naturopath specialising in stress, I am always looking for nutrition ‘hacks’ to support my client’s general health and wellbeing – and sleep is crucial for rest and repair.  Producing sufficient levels of the neurotransmitter Serotonin is important to promote a healthy sleep cycle as well as decrease the symptoms of…

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Spinach White Bean Soup

Spinach White Bean Soup

How Meal Prepping Promotes a Peaceful Life Picture a typical weekday morning in your home. What feelings come to mind when thinking about your usual morning routine? Does this elicit calm, relaxing feelings? Or maybe a typical morning at your house feels rushed and chaotic? Perhaps a mixture of the two? Let’s take a few minutes to explore the world…

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Thai Fish Cakes

Thai Fish Cakes

With a Finger Lime Dipping Sauce Written by Natasha Zervaas This dish is inspired by Jules Mckie’s recipe for Thai fish cakes but I’m adding an Australian twist with a delicious dipping sauce utilising our native fruit and using omega 3 rich Salmon in place of white fish. This is a simple enough recipe that everyone can make with little…

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Lemon Poppy Seed Muffin

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffin

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffin Written by Midhun Vasan Its not easy to find a vegan muffin if you walk into the best bakeries in town, right? They almost always have some dairy or eggs added to them. Well, if you are in the mood for an awesome vegan lemon-based muffin, you are in for a treat! This Lemon Poppy Seed…

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Vegan Spinach Ravioli

Vegan Spinach Ravioli

Written by Midhun Vasan Vegan Spinach Ravioli – Most pasta doughs have eggs in them and more often than not, the cheese used is not vegan. So how about making the pasta from scratch and using vegan cream cheese? Voila! Vegan spinach ravioli served with mushrooms. This is an ideal option for someone who misses having a cheesy ravioli pasta…

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Sweet Potato Power Bowl

Sweet Potato Power Bowl

Written by Kelsey Riley How To Get Started With A Plant-Based Lifestyle We have been hearing more and more about living a plant-based lifestyle, but does that mean, and how can we achieve it? Let’s break down what it means to be plant-based, why this is important, and what simple steps you can take to move toward your goals. Why…

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Vegan Banana Cake

Vegan Banana Cake With Coconut

Vegan Banana Cake Written by Blanched Baby Here is a delicious sweet recipe that utilizes those mature bananas that have outlasted their eating time, though not their cooking time. Often bananas are wasted once they reach a certain point, the best thing to do in that case, is to peel them and pop them in the freezer. From there you…

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Granola

Maple Syrup Granola

Written by Kevin Kapusi Starow There are many granola recipes, all purporting to be the original or the best. Though the thing I like most about granola is the ability to customize it to my specifics, and this recipe is pretty much how I prefer it. Just like me you need to make your own additions, subtractions or renovations to…

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Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats Written by Kelsey Riley Personally, I love my oats, whether that be my coco cooked oats in the mornings or my granola snack that seems to call me throughout the day. Here is a tempting recipe to entice even the most ardent oat detractor, Overnight Oats brings together the perfect base for a breakfast. Allowing you to add…

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Spiced Lamb Pockets

Spiced Lamb Pockets

Spiced Lamb Pockets This is a simple recipe suitable for a lunchtime snack for the whole family, which you can get the kids to help prepare. Spiced Lamb Pockets is not a difficult dish to prepare or cook, it incorporates elements of both Moroccan and Greek cuisines. The yoghurt add another element to the dish which is healthy and mellowing,…

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Homemade Ramen Bowls

Homemade Ramen Bowls with Kombu

Homemade Ramen Bowls Being a soup tragic, it will be no surprise to you that Ramen is a favorite variety of soup for me. Many times have I savored the scolding hot broth, slurping up the noodles in a ramen bar on a winters day in northern Japan. Nothing is better as, outside the wind is blowing, the snow falling…

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Marron avocado and saltbush

Marron, Avocado & Saltbush

Marron avocado and saltbush Marron is a unique species of freshwater crustacean found in the south western parts of Australia, that is highly prized for its taste. Not to be confused with the French word for chestnut! This recipe Marron avocado and saltbush utalises this delicacy and allows it to speak for itself, minus confusing, or interfering tastes. This recipe…

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Marron Sausage and Sage

Marron, Sausage & Sage Brie

A Tasty Treat To Spoil Yourself – Marron Sausage and Sage Renata Trebing has certainly hit the ball out of the park with this recipe, Marron Sausage and Sage. Something tasty and decadent we can all share in that won’t break the bank to splurge on once in a while. This is a perfect recipe if you love chestnuts, and…

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Gateau Basque

Gateau Basque With Caramelized Pear

A Spectacular Tart Gateau Basque Written by Kevin Kapusi Starow I am not a huge cake person, though when I had the opportunity to sample this little gem, my eyes rolled to the back of my head and there was a moment that was experienced, with Gateau Basque. This delight incorporates a simple crust, which by the way is foolproof…

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Stained Ora Salmon

Stained Ora Salmon, Smoked Beetroot

Now you are armed for those Special Occasions Stained Ora Salmon Written by Michael Cole The recipe here for Stained Ora Salmon, was designed by one of Australia’s leading chefs and co owner of Moke Dining in Flinders Victoria., Michael Cole. In 2019 Michael was Australia’s representative for the prestigious Bocuse d’Or competition. Qualifying for the final at food Asia…

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Eggplant Bowl

Eggplant Bowl

Written by Connie Rogers This is a wholesome recipe that is plant-based though suitable for everyone. Eggplant Bowl combines mushrooms, avocado, and a special, and yummy pesto sauce. Unfortunately, there are people who are hostile towards plant-based meals, but in reality, our bodies need plants to function at optimum performance. The vitamins, fibre, and minerals in plants are essential for…

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Kale and Horseradish Chimichurri

Kale and Horseradish Chimichurri

Chimmichurri is a staple in homes throughout South America, each one of which adds has its own special touch to the recipe. The accompaniment is used predominantly for BBQ meat dishes in particular Asado, though in reality can be served with just about anything. Kale and Horseradish Chimichurri is a variation of this basic recipe which although not traditional, punches…

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Soy Milk Mayonnaise

Soy Milk Mayonnaise (No egg)

We have included this recipe for vegan mayonnaise, Soy Milk Mayonnaise because many readers have asked for one. As you will see the recipe is very simple to make, and extremely inexpensive, and the best part is its neutrality. Meaning you can add any flavour to this base to augment it to your preference. With only three ingredients there is…

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