Be inspired on your whole food plant-based journey to health
Nurture yourself. Growing, cooking and loving greens, beans, grains, nuts, seeds and flowers
Hi! Are the creative juices flowing in your healthy happy kitchen? I am always on the look out for ideas – whether that means a new technique for an old favourite (yes you cauliflower!) – or a delicious new flavour combination. Lately thanks to German vegan chef Attila Hildemann I’ve rediscovered sun-dried tomatoes and a dizzying range of nut butter! Check out a recipe HERE.
And if like me you have a non-vegan partner, I have written up some tips on how to manage those competing and seemingly contradictory demands at meal times. You are invited to sign up below for occasional newsletters- HEATHER
Whole food plant-based recipes for your health
I don’t know when i went crazy for aprons but lately I’ve been appreciating the value of covering my clothes with something spatterproof. My latest cover-all is by Anna Chandler Designs and I feel uplifted just pulling this crisp cotton piece of modern art out of the drawer. Seriously, start your collection soon because aprons are IN.read more
It’s the weekend and your partner is drooling for a traditional Sunday morning “fry-up” – bacon and eggs at least. You know he or she isn’t go to be excited about tofu scramble – but you don’t want to compromise (again).read more
If you are new to the whole food plant based lifestyle, and keen to explore more about the health benefits of changing diet to assist you to manage your chronic condition, you will value this short guide from US-based Dr T. Colin Campbell, who is one of the luminaries in the plant based lifestyle movement.read more
The za’atar grilled avocado at Fresh on Charles is almost enough reason to fly to Launceston! I love this tucked away vegan and vegetarian retro cafe in the centre of the city, with its hidden sun-trap patio perfect for an outdoors winter’s day lunch. The avocado is served with a lip-smacking red capsicum, chili and cashew pesto, sourdough rye on the side and with a pomegranate micro salad.read more
If you build up a repertoire of one-pot dishes, where the left-overs can be repurposed for lunch, you are being a very smart cook. This delicious beginner curry incorporates curry powder rather than a longer list of spices so you don’t need to store as many packets. It makes a simple nourishing lunch you can warm up later with a piece of flat bread.read more
Thank goodness for inventive minds! My current favourite kitchen gadget is my award-winning veggie spiralizer Veggie Twister which transforms zucchini and carrots into some pretty convincing pasta shapes.
I’ve been cranking out the noodles and making a fabulous almond carbonara sauce using almond butter and sun dried tomatoes for my “zoodles”.