Vegan Eggnog Custard
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Vegan Eggnog Custard

Merry Christmas everyone! I've got a delicious recipe for you today. It's a creamy, dreamy Vegan Eggnog Custard. I'm writing at The Manhattan Hotel Club New York. We landed yesterday after a tiring 21-hour flight from Sydney to New York via…
Love Life & Gluten-free: Activated Buckwheat Brownie Mix
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Review of Love Life & Gluten-free: Activated Buckwheat Brownie Mix

Hello friend! Only a few more days until Christmas! Are you excited? I am. But I'm one of those people who'd spend the entire year looking forward to Christmas and New Year and then find myself completely unprepared for it. So every year…
Passionately Kere
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4 Important Life Skills I Learned from Being a Vegan

A week ago I celebrated the four years anniversary of becoming a vegan. Four years! Four very humbling, challenging, eye-opening, thrilling, wonderful years. I’ve learned so much from this journey that I thought the best way to celebrate my…
Penne with ‘Meaty’ Vegan Ragu
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Penne with ‘Meaty’ Vegan Ragu with Gino's Gourmet Groceries

I love my pasta. I love how something so simple as boiled dried dough, made out of flour and water, can bring such comfort and delight. Before I became a vegan, one of my favourite pasta sauces to make was ‘ragu’, a meat-based Italian…
Vegan Haloumi Cheese
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How to Make Vegan Haloumi with Mad Millie Cheese Kit + Giveaway

Gosh, I’m excited about this post! It’s been four years since I last had haloumi cheese. And although I’ve experimented with making dairy-free cheeses for a while, I’ve never made haloumi cheese, at least until now. And it’s the best…
Vegan Triple Cream Brie
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Vegan Triple Cream Brie

Gosh, I love cheese. How can you not? I especially like the soft and creamy kind… like Brie, my favourite cheese ever. And so it makes sense to veganise it, doesn’t it? I honestly believe this Vegan Triple Cream Brie is the closest thing…
Brown Rice, Kale and Bean Salad
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Brown Rice, Kale and Bean Salad

If I have to pick my favourite grain, it’ll be rice every time. It’s delicious, nutritious and most importantly, it’s filling. This is especially important when making a plantbased salad, especially when you want something substantial that can keep you going for a few hours. This Brown Rice, Kale and Bean Salad is one of my favourites salads to make because, not only is it easy to make, it’s also a great make-ahead dish for dinner party, lunch boxes or picnic. Unlike most salads, this salad stays fresh for about three days in the fridge. In fact, it tastes better the day after you make it.
Cardamom pistachio cookies with rose petals
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Vegan Cardamom and Pistachio Shortbread Cookies (with Rose Petals)

I don’t normally bake cookies but when I do, I go all out, calories and all. No skimping on the fat or sugar (ok, maybe a bit less sugar that your traditional cookies, but only because I don’t like my cookies way too sweet). I especially love making shortbread cookies because remind me of my childhood. My parents used to buy us a huge tin of butter cookies for Christmas and I still remember those crispy, tender, melt in your mouth buttery goodness. Lately, I’ve been obsessed with putting spices in baked goods, so when I saw a packet of ground cardamom at the shop, I knew exactly what to do. And that’s how these vegan Cardamom and Pistachio Cookies were born.
Cold Pressed Beetroot Juice
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Halloween post - my new routine and the cold-pressed blood juice

I have a new routine. For about three weeks now, I’ve been doing half-day juice fasts for two or three days each week, and it’s been great. I will talk about this more in the next blog post, but today, I thought I’d give you a quick rundown of my routine, what I use to juice, and share a Halloween-themed juice recipe - Cold Pressed Blood Juice, seeing that the big trick-or-treating day is just around the corner.
Easy Strawberry Jam
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Easy Strawberry Jam

The other week, I made some vegan waffles and I felt like slathering them with some peanut butter and strawberry jam. But the problem is, I don’t have any jam. I’ve stopped buying jams two to three years ago as I find them too sweet for me. Did you know that traditional jam uses 1 cup of sugar per 250g strawberries? That's insane! So I’ve decided to make my own quick and easy strawberry jam.
Turmeric Stir Fried Brown Rice
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Healthy Turmeric Stir Fried Brown Rice

Today I will share with you one of my favourite things to make (next to these tasty things). *Drumroll*..... please be upstanding for the Healthy Turmeric Stir Fried Brown Rice! Everyone has a favourite recipe. It’s that dish that you love, that everybody else loves, that always works, no matter how crazy you get with the ingredients or how lazy you may get with the steps. It’s the recipe that you can almost make blindfolded. For me, that go-to recipe is fried rice!
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15 Things You Can Do to Boost Your Mental Health

It can be very easy to dismiss the idea of maintaining a good mental state if you haven’t had to go through difficult times. If you have had some hard knocks or you’ve experienced traumatic events, then you’ll know how important this can be.
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Sydney Night Noodle Market - What's Vegan?

The Good Food Month is here and the Night Noodle Market is on again! I have to say that although it's not very vegan-friendly, you can certainly find something there. I used to love going to these types of events back in my pre-vegan days and I see no reason to stop. My motto is "you always find something!"
Perfect Roast Potatoes
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How to make perfect roast potatoes

Today I will share with you some of my tips on how to make perfect roast potatoes. You know, the kind that have a deliciously crispy crust and are fabulously fluffy inside. Let’s get to it. Tip #1. Start with the right type of potatoes To…
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How to Make Perfect Popcorn On The Stove

Seriously, who doesn't know how to make popcorn on the stove? Well, as it turns out - a lot of people, including my poor sister. She often buys these bags of awful, artificially flavoured microwaveable popcorn. Microwave popcorn is evil There…
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Vegan Adobo with Tempe and Brown Rice

Today I'm going to share with you one of my favourite comfort foods. Vegan Adobo with Tempe and Brown Rice. It's delicious, comforting, easy to make and a perfect one-pot meal. This recipe was actually inspired by Maz Valcorza from Everyday…
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Best ever gluten-free vegan waffle

This really is the best ever gluten-free vegan waffle I’ve ever made. No complicated gluten-free flour mix (one of my pet peeves in gluten-free baking), no egg, no dairy, and no fuss! You just need to throw all the ingredients in the blender,…
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September Goodness Me Box + Healthfood Project Vegan Cookies

I've been wanting to create an unboxing video for a while. Although I did a stop motion unboxing video a while ago for Goodness Me Box. it wasn't quite my style. I think I much prefer a longer form video vs all the short and snappy ones floating…
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Udon Noodle Stir Fry With Oyster Mushroom

Easy and hearty stir-fry made with chewy Udon noodles and delicious oyster mushroom
The Chocolate Yogi - Oscar Bar
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Eat Chocolate, Save Orangutans

Have you heard? The Chocolate Yogi is running a competition where you can win a year’s worth of vegan chocolate. That’s a lot of belly-filling chocolate! For those who came in late, The Chocolate Yogi is a Vegan Chocolate Company…

Self Care. And why you should do it.

I’m a natural-born people pleaser. I have always sought to please others: doing things to help them out and to impress them. To make them like me. But as I became more and more overwhelmed doing things for other people and not having enough…
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Nutty Vegan Choc Bites

Today I want to share a super quick and easy raw vegan chocolate recipe I think you will love. It is my “go to” recipe whenever I’m craving chocolate. It is delicious and very satisfying, chewy and tastes a bit like coconut-rough.  There’s…
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5 Tips On How To Get Rid Of Food Guilt

Guilt: A cognitive or an emotional experience that occurs when a person believes or realizes—accurately or not—that he or she has compromised his or her own standards of conduct or has violated a moral standard and bears significant responsibility…
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Vegan Pear Cake

What could be a better way to rekindle my old love for pears than making a Vegan Pear Cake? I honestly can't remember the last time I had pears before last week. It could have been six months or even a whole year. They had kinda fallen off my…
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Indonesian style Sheperd's Pie (Pastel Tutup) - Vegan

Pastel Tutup or Indonesian-style Sheperd's Pie is a lovely dish which I never knew existed until I was in my twenties. Apparently it is a very popular dish amongst the Indonesian in Central Java (I'm from West Java).  It has a mix of Chinese…
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Vegan Apple Pie

Friend, my wedding is now due in less than two months and I still haven't finished organising it. Instead, I've been procrastibaking. And made this really yummy Vegan Apple Pie. Because pies make me happy. Don't be intimidated by…
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Vegan Passionfruit Ice Cream Cups

Today I'm sharing my latest kitchen creation - Vegan Passionfruit Ice Cream Cups. Make this when you need some icy treats, yesterday.  And yes it’s currently very cold in Sydney and I have no business making ice treats. However, I’m…
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Vegan Carrot Cake

Well hello, I have a delicious vegan carrot cake recipe for you. It's simple, easy to make, and most importantly, it's yum.   Vegan baking can be a bit of a hit and miss. When it's a miss (a.k.a #fail) it can be devastating. Especially when you…
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Vegan Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

A healthier frosting that's creamy and delicious, but also good for you. It's light, refined sugar free, dairy-free, and oh so addictive! Use it to frost carrot cake, muffins or serve with pancakes. Vegan Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting  …
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The Ultimate Vegan Crepes

Oh crepes! Yummy vegan crepes! I call this Ultimate Vegan Crepes recipe because it is very simple and takes little time to prepare and so it's perfect for when you're craving something sweet (or savoury) but can't be bothered with baking a…
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Steamed Broccolini with Japanese Sesame Ginger Dressing

I thought I'd share with you a really easy dressing which you can use to make your greens taste wonderful. I was inspired to share this recipe after a recent visit to a lovely Japanese restaurant. They served it cold and it was delish! …
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Giveaway - Cocolife Coconut Lovers Pack

Just a quick post to let you all know that I'm doing a giveaway on Instagram. Thanks to the Cocolife I will be choosing TWO lucky followers from my Instagram account everyday for five days from 16 - 20 June 2017, to win a Coconut Lovers…
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Air-Fried Vegan Polenta Chips (or you can use the oven)

Well hello! Fancy something tasty tonight? How about some Crispy Air-fried Vegan Polenta Chips? You do watch Netflix while having dinner right? Beside, these stuff are healthy. They're made of corn. Full of fibre, beta-carotene and…
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My Big News + Crispy Salt & Pepper Tofu recipe

Salt and Pepper Tofu is a classic Chinese dish that Nat and I like to order when we’re eat at Chinese restaurants but also make at home, when we feel like something tasty and crispy. But first, I have an announcement to make. I’m…
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Whole Meyer Lemon cake

Delicious, citrusy, moist goodness. It's about time I share this Whole Meyer Lemon Cake recipe. Following my trip to Bowral , I came home with a dozen of Meyer lemons. What to do when life gives you lemon? Make lemon cake of course. This…