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Everyday plant based breakfasts made easy

I’ve been vegetarian for 5 ish years now and mostly vegan for around 3. It wasn’t a thing I decided to do for no reason or purely for animal welfare. It was part of a wellness journey, a journey which was necessary.

No one really challenged my change in lifestyle or food choices which was great. That is, until the birth of my son, Dylan.

Apple Broccoli Walnut Healthy Vegan Salad

Healthy Vegan Apple Broccoli Salad

There is a cafe down the road of our house that makes a “Healthy Vegan Apple Broccoli Salad”, but I question how healthy it is, likely it has standard mayonnaise made up mostly of oil. Kind of undoes your healthy choice doesn’t it? Want a cup full of oil with that? Sounds like something out of a Macca’s drive through window…

Meal Plan Template (Kmart)

I’m so happy I’ve sorted out a template I can use on the computer (Microsoft Word) that prints perfectly to the Kmart meal plan pads!

22 Healthy Vegan Lunch Box Ideas for Kids

Looking for healthy vegan ideas for kids lunch boxes?

My Master 3, Dylan, started day care this year, just once a week, but next year it’s pre-kindy for 2 days. I can’t believe he’s 3 going on 4 already…. I know I don’t have to tell you, if you’re reading this presumably you’re a mum.

Vegan Sausage Rolls (Food Processor / Thermomix)

Going Vegan has been a transition for us as I think it is for many people. For a while I’ve been mostly vegan with the exception of egg, like we don’t eat eggs on their own but have utilised in cooking if it was in the ‘not sure what to use as a substitute’ category…. 

Cauliflower Rice Thermomix

It all started with trying to reduce the amount of bread we consume – and how we could replace with more nutrient dense foods. Trouble was, we love soups. We love thermomix soups and who doesn’t? So easy to make

Sundried Tomato, Mushroom & Artichoke Risotto Thermomix

One thing that irks me is the abundance of vegetarian recipes and restaurant meals out there that have very little vegetables are in them. Erm? Why? Whyyyy?

Look, I am no master chef and far from being a ‘natural foodie’ but I went about

Toddler Plant Based Vegan Lunch Box

Cocoa Chia Pudding vegan lunch box

 

Plant based + Vegan Lunch Box for master 3 tomorrow;

  • Cucumber
  • Grape tomatoes
  • Almonds
  • Cashews
  • Emma & Tom’s bar
  • Watermelon
  • Chickpea nuggets
  • an Apple for our apple Gobblin’
  • left over Cocoa Chia Pudding (breaky) with sultanas, cashews & white chia seeds

This Nuggets Recipe is super easy vegan alternative and makes 12 nuggets with bread crumbs left over to do a second batch a few days later, you can find my recipe here.

 

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