The Quick Lunch: Thai Soup for One

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I'm back! And you know I'm back from my super-sunny Queensland trip when pretty much the first thing I do is put a second jumper on. I loved how awed everyone was when they wandered around Noosa beach on the first day of winter with the sun shining and them regretting their choice of jeans. But it was also pretty fun to come home to a brisk … [Read more...]

Meatless Monday – Lemony sprouted lentil salad

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When I saw Aldi were selling little sprouters for $5, I thought it was high time I delved into the world of sprouting. I think I grew sprouts as a kid with a jar and some cheesecloth, but I've never tried sprouting anything else. I wasn't entirely convinced it was necessary, and it looked a bit too fiddly. Well I still mostly feel that way, but … [Read more...]

Meatless Monday: Vegan split pea soup

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I don't have very good memories of split pea soup (or pea and ham soup) from when I was a kid, for I was quite the food phobe. Plus, the version I had tried contained barley and barley was weird, man. I do, however, have great memories of singing the pease porridge nursery rhyme, and this is sort of the same! I needn't have worried, because I … [Read more...]

Black bean and sweet potato tacos

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I am obsessed with Thug Kitchen. For the uninitiated, it is a vegan tumblr that talks about not eating overly-processed crap and gives recipes and tips for eating healthy, veggie-packed food. Only it is doing it with a bucketload of attitude and extreme swears. I cannot get enough. It has only been around since late last year, but it has … [Read more...]