Creamy Kale and Mushroom Pasta Bake

I love pasta bakes – but it has proven difficult to make vegan versions with the same satisfying taste of comfort food. That is, until I found this pasta bake recipe from Izy Hossack. It tastes delicious and has all the warmth and satisfaction of comfort food without being unhealthy! The secret? Cauliflower! Yes, thereContinue reading “Creamy Kale and Mushroom Pasta Bake”

Ultimate Vegan Ramen

In our house, we LOVE ramen. Before we became vegan, there was a time when Max and I used to go and have ramens for lunch at least once every week. There was a little restaurant run by Japanese guys down the road from my office and they had a lunch special where you couldContinue reading “Ultimate Vegan Ramen”

Simple Dahl (Indian lentil soup)

Dahl and veggies with rice, ah, perfect dish for cold Winter nights. Aaaaaand, according to Dr Gregor, lentils beat other beans in their antioxidant content, and they are good for heart health and for fighting cancer. So, win for the lentils! This dish is easy to make and makes enough for yummy leftovers the nextContinue reading “Simple Dahl (Indian lentil soup)”

Creamy Oats with Nuts and Berries

I posted our favourite overnight chia seed pudding recipeĀ a while back, which is Max’s absolute favourite weekday breakfast. BUT, I find that to be toooooooo cold to eat on a freezing cold Winter’s morning. Especially since we wake up when it is still dark outside! So I went looking (experimenting) with different, warm, things thatContinue reading “Creamy Oats with Nuts and Berries”

Thai-Style Turmeric-Coconut Soup

Today and the day before yesterday Shalveena has not been feeling very well. She was in a lot of pain; probably caused by inflammation. She thus had to temporarily yield her primary domain, the kitchen, for a few days. The following soup I cooked with the objective to reduce inflammation (Turmeric, Garlic, Cauliflower) and reduceContinue reading “Thai-Style Turmeric-Coconut Soup”

Easy and Quick Chickpea Soup on a Cold Winter’s Day

It is freaking COLD here! I read that a few days ago Melbourne was the coldest city in the world one morning! That is crazy cold. Max has been leaving home at 7am, which means its still cold and dark outside and the sun is no where to be seen. He was sniffling and feelingContinue reading “Easy and Quick Chickpea Soup on a Cold Winter’s Day”