A café that only sells salads??? My verdict.

When mum said she wanted to take me out to a salad restaurant I immediately started devising ways I could politely decline. The salads on restaurant menus are usually comprised of three basic ingredients (some dressing if you're lucky), and its always the choice that makes everyone else at the table feel uncomfortable. Greenhouse Asian... Continue Reading →

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A Home Cooked Meal for Fathers Day

When I realised Father's Day was fast approaching, I had the usual annual freak out... What am I going to buy Dad? Is there anything he's mentioned he wants? Is there anything I know he'll like?  The freak out is due to Dad never wanting anything material, as he always says he would much prefer a hug... Continue Reading →

I found Vegan Yum Cha and it didn’t disappoint 

Vegan Yum Cha. When you first hear it something doesn't sound quite right. Doesn't Yum Cha involve selections of pork buns, prawn/pork dumplings, beef entrails, spiced meat balls, chicken wrapped in lotus leaf (the meat-involved list goes on)? The Green Gourmet offers a totally plant-based Yum Cha menu. From fake-Beijing-duck wraps and chia seed 'prawn'... Continue Reading →

I tried being Vegan for a week

Yes I decided to go vegan for a week, and no I didn't die of malnourishment. I've always been interested in trying out different diets I hear about (Banting, Paleo, Vegetarian, Mediterranean you name it). Except I've always had a hard time with veganism. For some reason the stereotype of the vegan diet being bland,... Continue Reading →

A Safari in South Africa

Upon travelling to South Africa I was removed from the humdrum busy-ness of Sydney city and placed in a world of vast green landscapes with lots of sunshine and animals roaming freely. Staying at a beautiful little cottage-like guesthouse called Heritage House, which was in a close-by town called St. Lucia, we traveled to game... Continue Reading →

Healthy Almond-Cacao Protein Balls

Despite being flat out with uni exams at the moment, this Sunday I'm going to share the easy recipe I use for my cocoa protein balls. Unfortunately, my phone camera doesn't do them justice - they look more like dung balls here - but trust me, they are delicious. Protein balls are fantastic as a... Continue Reading →

What I Eat in a Day (II) | Cafe Review

Helloooo I'm back with another what I ate in a typical day. Here my diet is completely omnivorous with no funky veganism/vegetarianism or health restrictions - but stay tuned for my post when I try going vegan for a week (could be wonderful or a disaster I guess we'll see). I started the day off... Continue Reading →

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