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Five simple sustainability hacks for your home – lessen your impact on the environment, save money, and be healthier!

August 1 2017 Vegie Head 

Ready for a challenge? When I started changing my lifestyle from consumable to sustainable, there were a lot of things I wasn’t aware of and things that I only discovered as I went ‘down the rabbit hole’. Some of it was obvious and simple, and other changes took a bit more time. He... The post Five simple sustainability hacks for your home – lessen your impact on the environment, save money, and be healthier! appeared first on Vegie Head.

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August 1 2017 Vegie Head 

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Protected: An Easy Way to Reduce Plastic in the Bathroom…

July 19 2017 Vegie Head 

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An Easy Way to Reduce Plastic in the Bathroom…

July 18 2017 Vegie Head 

How are you tracking with your #plasticfreejuly?! Last year was a brilliant success and many of you loved the tips found in these blogs here and here. However one thing many people have struggled with is one of the simplest things that we all need, and use, multiple times a day. No matter where you ... The post An Easy Way to Reduce Plastic in the Bathroom… appeared first on Vegie Head.

Coffee Chocolate Protein Cookies

June 16 2017 Vegie Head 

Sometimes you just need a mid-afternoon pick-me-up! These cookies are brilliant for snacks on the go, and are easy to add into your meal prep for the week. I used Clean Lean Protein powder from NuZest in their delicious coffee flavour! It’s made of Golden Pea Protein, is smooth and not overly ... The post Coffee Chocolate Protein Cookies appeared first on Vegie Head.

#truelovetuesdays – Meet Skye!

March 21 2017 Vegie Head 

This weeks star is the gorgeous Skye! She’s a 3 year old Staffy with the most beautiful eyes… Staffy’s are well known to be affectionate, great with people of all ages, playful, fun loving, and happy! They’ve got a huge smile that’s gifted to anyone they meet! Skye is n... The post #truelovetuesdays – Meet Skye! appeared first on Vegie Head.

Peanut Butter Crunch Balls (that also double as a doggy treat!)

March 6 2017 Vegie Head 

While I was away in Bali, Paul face timed me and he put the dogs on the camera. Oh those eyes! Asking “when’s mummy coming home?!” He wanted to give them a little treat, so gave them each their own spoonfuls of peanut butter (their favourite treat ever!) Could you ever say no to th... The post Peanut Butter Crunch Balls (that also double as a doggy treat!) appeared first on Vegie Head.

#truelovetuesdays – Meet Timmy the handsome hound!

January 31 2017 Vegie Head 

Watch me get a tongue bath by the very handsome Timmy! This gorgeous fella is looking for a family of his own – can you help? To enquire about Timmy, contact Blue Cross Animals Society Victoria Address: 26 Homestead Rd, Wonga Park VIC 3115 Phone: (03) 9722 1265... The post #truelovetuesdays – Meet Timmy the handsome hound! appeared first on Vegie Head.

Does your pantry need an overhaul? Find out, and learn what to do about it!

January 24 2017 Vegie Head 

Raise your hand if you have a pantry full of stuff, and complain there’s never anything to eat. Much like a closet full of clothes and nothing to wear, this can be a serious source of stress for many people. So together, we’re going to find out if you need a pantry overhaul or not. Go to... The post Does your pantry need an overhaul? Find out, and learn what to do about it! appeared first on Vegie Head.

S1E6 – Bulk Food Shopping with Ease!

January 16 2017 Vegie Head 

Last week, I took my friend Sara bulk foods shopping for the very first time. It was so exciting for me and allowed me to see through the eyes of someone whod never bulk food shopped before... and I saw it was a tad overwhelming when you dont know where to start! I know there are many listeners out ... The post S1E6 – Bulk Food Shopping with Ease! appeared first on Vegie Head.

S1E4 – Can One Person Really Make a Difference?

January 9 2017 Vegie Head 

How many of you have told your friends and family about wanting to go green or being a vegetarian or a vegan, or anything that bucks societal norms... only to be met with ridicule, incredulity, or even sadly, anger? In this Podcast, I share some insight, and to WHY one person really can make a huge ... The post S1E4 – Can One Person Really Make a Difference? appeared first on Vegie Head.

S1E3 – A Delicious Challenge

January 4 2017 Vegie Head 

Going green relates to many facets of your life – everything from recycling, reducing waste, and making sustainable choices – and it also relates to your diet. The ‘greenest’ diet there is, is a vegan diet. Surrounded by stigmas and hatred, many people associate veganism with... The post S1E3 – A Delicious Challenge appeared first on Vegie Head.

(Podcast) S1E2 – Easy Green – Just How Bad is Plastic?

January 3 2017 Vegie Head 

Today I wanted to talk about plastic. I know its not glamorous, but dont switch off yet! Please. Its a serious issue and one thats not going away. Did you know that Australians dump over 1 million tonnes of plastic waste in landfill each year? Believe it or not, enough plastic is discarded every... The post (Podcast) S1E2 – Easy Green – Just How Bad is Plastic? appeared first on Vegie Head.

(Podcast) S1E1 – Easy Green – My Journey and Some Simple Steps to Get Started

December 31 2016 Vegie Head 

In this episode of the Easy Green Podcast, I wanted to take you back a bit – to my journey, where I started, and to assure you that everyone starts somewhere. I explain what it means to go green, and share some really easy tips that will help you get started! Download the transcript here Don&#... The post (Podcast) S1E1 – Easy Green – My Journey and Some Simple Steps to Get Started appeared first on Vegie Head.

(Podcast) Pilot – Easy Green with Adele McConnell

December 31 2016 Vegie Head 

You’ve had me in the kitchen for years. Now it’s time to have me in your ears. Welcome to the intro for my very first Podcast on the iTunes platform. You can listen to it below while it get’s uploaded by the magicians at Apple. I’m so excited to bring you short, fun, informat... The post (Podcast) Pilot – Easy Green with Adele McConnell appeared first on Vegie Head.

#truelovetuesdays – Meet Moose!

December 21 2016 Vegie Head 

This is the last #truelovetuesdays for 2016! The last few months have flown by, and my Tuesday visits to Blue Cross are a highlight of my week. Not only have I been smooched and kissed and cuddled by the most beautiful pups, but I’ve been blown away by the dedication of the team. We had a spec... The post #truelovetuesdays – Meet Moose! appeared first on Vegie Head.

Tips for a Waste Free Household + how to #gogreen2017!

December 8 2016 Vegie Head 

Where we sit as a society right now, is on top of a large rubbish tip – also known as Planet Earth. We’re trashing our home, making a bed of our waste… and now we must lay in it. I saw my neighbours bin the other day, overflowing with plastic milk cartons, chip packets, polystyrene... The post Tips for a Waste Free Household + how to #gogreen2017! appeared first on Vegie Head.

#truelovetuesdays – Meet Vince!

December 6 2016 Vegie Head 

Have you seen this bundle of love yet?! This week’s #truelovetuesdays star is Vince! Vince is a playful and loving pup, with lots of smarts, is willing to learn, and is looking for a family to call his own! As you can see, Vince is a gorgeous boy, has the sweetest personality and will make som... The post #truelovetuesdays – Meet Vince! appeared first on Vegie Head.

Lentil and Pasta Ragu with Roasted Tomatoes and Kale, and Homemade Vegan Parmesan Sprinkles

November 27 2016 Vegie Head 

I really wanted soup. Something soft and mushy – I’d spent three hours in the dentist’s chair earlier that day and I really wasn’t up to chewing a lot – but I’d had soup earlier that day, and the night before, and the lunchtime before that (#soupaddict)… so ... The post Lentil and Pasta Ragu with Roasted Tomatoes and Kale, and Homemade Vegan Parmesan Sprinkles appeared first on Vegie Head.

Introducing #truelovetuesdays at Blue Cross Animals Society of Victoria! Meet Mya.

November 16 2016 Vegie Head 

For a very long time, I’ve wanted to collaborate closely with a dog shelter, and help promote #adoptdontshop – a cause which I’m extremely passionate about. Being a fur-mama to three adopted pooches, it’s a cause close to my heart, and I’ve seen first hand the differenc... The post Introducing #truelovetuesdays at Blue Cross Animals Society of Victoria! Meet Mya. appeared first on Vegie Head.

My Favourite Ethical + Vegan Clothing and Homewares Brands + How to Create your Own Ethical and Sustainable Wardrobe

November 8 2016 Vegie Head 

My search for fashion that ticks my multiple boxes has been difficult, insightful, sad, and inspiring. Difficult, as there’s a big gap in the fashion world – and ethical fashion is severely under promoted. Insightful, as I’ve learnt a lot about where my clothing comes from (and goe... The post My Favourite Ethical + Vegan Clothing and Homewares Brands + How to Create your Own Ethical and Sustainable Wardrobe appeared first on Vegie Head.

Tofu and Pumpkin Lemongrass Curry…

October 27 2016 Vegie Head 

I’ve had the house to myself this week – with Paul’s work schedule taking him all over the country, and my travels taking me far and wide, we don’t often spend a lot of time together. When he’s away, I love to go all out in the kitchen.  I do when he’s at home as ... The post Tofu and Pumpkin Lemongrass Curry… appeared first on Vegie Head.

A Week in Sanur, Bali, at The Samata – and all the vegan food I could eat!

October 24 2016 Vegie Head 

My second week at The Samata was vastly different from my first. While my stay in Seminyak was fun, lively, and I got to experience a lot of food in a short time, my second week was one of relaxation, sunshine, peace, quiet, and some gentle activities.  I stayed at The Samata in the seaside destinat... The post A Week in Sanur, Bali, at The Samata – and all the vegan food I could eat! appeared first on Vegie Head.

The Best Vegan Restaurants + Cafes in Seminyak, Bali

October 13 2016 Vegie Head 

Every time I’ve returned to Bali (over the last ten years), I get gobsmacked at how much it’s changed – in a relatively short amount of time. Aside from the local Warungs’ (restaurants), there’s now an abundance of healthy, vibrant vegan restaurants and cafes, and many ... The post The Best Vegan Restaurants + Cafes in Seminyak, Bali appeared first on Vegie Head.

Best Freezer-Friendly Vegan Meals

October 5 2016 Vegie Head 

Being a cookbook author, you’d think I’d love cooking all time right? I do, I really, really do! But I have those nights (just like everyone else) when even the thought of cooking exhausts me, and I want nothing more than to sit on the couch with Netflix, something delicious, and no dish... The post Best Freezer-Friendly Vegan Meals appeared first on Vegie Head.

No-Fail Lemon, Rosemary and Chilli Polenta Chips

September 4 2016 Vegie Head 

I shared a photo online a few weeks ago of some Polenta Chips that my mum had whipped up for me. It had a bunch of comments from people who wanted to know her secrets! “How do you get polenta chips to stay together?” “How do you make polenta smooth?” “How does she get h... The post No-Fail Lemon, Rosemary and Chilli Polenta Chips appeared first on Vegie Head.

An Honest Review of 5 Vegan Protein Powders to Support Your Healthy Lifestyle

August 8 2016 Vegie Head 

Over the years I’ve tried many, many plant based vegan and raw protein powders. We’re so lucky that now there is such an abundance of vegan protein powders that there really is one for everybody and every body. I’ve tried over the years to find one that doesn’t affect my stom... The post An Honest Review of 5 Vegan Protein Powders to Support Your Healthy Lifestyle appeared first on Vegie Head.

Why I no longer use Himalayan Sea Salt – and why you should stop using it too – sustainability is the key people!

August 4 2016 Vegie Head 

Himalayan Sea Salt is in most of my savoury recipes, I know. But hear me out. I’ve decided to say goodbye to that sparkly pink salt once and for all, despite having an ongoing love affair with it (that rivals chocolate and chai lattes). You’ll no longer be seeing any Himalayan Sea Salt i... The post Why I no longer use Himalayan Sea Salt – and why you should stop using it too – sustainability is the key people! appeared first on Vegie Head.

Working out on a vegan diet- and my main motivation for moving my body every day.

August 1 2016 Vegie Head 

It’s been a while between personal posts. And not for any reason- there’s been plenty of stuff happening (you know I love sharing over on my social media channels) that I could easily write about, but I just didn’t feel called to share it. On my snapchat (vegieheadadele) this morni... The post Working out on a vegan diet- and my main motivation for moving my body every day. appeared first on Vegie Head.

How to Join in the #plasticfreejuly Challenge! And Tips to Make a Difference

July 1 2016 Vegie Head 

Quick question. Did you know that Australians dump over 1 million tonnes of plastic waste in landfill each year? Scary, right? It is! And if you’re not concerned, you really should be. Even just enough to read the end of this blog, by which you’ll hopefully see the ramifications of our c...

Roasted Cauliflower Tacos with Spicy Kale and Avocado Cream

June 22 2016 Vegie Head 

I remember years ago, working in a nursing home, and one of the staff told me about this diet she was on. She could only eat ‘white’ foods. Except flour. And sugar. Of course. Cauliflower, egg whites, protein powder, chicken, milk and potatoes made up the bulk of her diet- which lasted a...

Vegie Head Live Workshops are back!

June 19 2016 Vegie Head 

It brings me great pleasure to announce the return of my live, in person, interactive Vegie Head Workshops! “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead In 2014 and 2015 I r...

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash in the Oven

June 14 2016 Vegie Head 

I remember the first time I heard about Spaghetti Squash. It was way back in the Winter of ’09. I was reading a blog that was talking about this low carb pasta, that was made from a vegetable. What?! But the biggest question….does spaghetti squash taste like spaghetti? Behold. The elusiv...

Dusk by Adele Update

June 7 2016 Vegie Head 

You know how they say it’s all about timing? How that everything will happen as it’s meant to? I’m a believer, through and through. I’ve been thunderstruck with the amount of love and support that my beautiful Dusk by Adele lipsticks have received from women (and thoughtful p...

Why I only have three pairs of socks…

May 23 2016 Vegie Head 

Sounds strange right? Three pairs of socks for one person? Maybe, maybe not – if you know me. If you’ve just stumbled across this because a friend has liked it, or shared it, then you’re probably thinking “Who is this filthy woman with only three pairs of socks?!” and &...

VH TV – S3 E7 – The Best Sources of Vitamin B on a Plant Based Diet

May 5 2016 Vegie Head 

Vitamin B – the entire spectrum ranging from B1 to B12 is crucial to our health, recovery and function. B12 is the most sought after on a plant based diet…yet all are important, and totally achievable. Ever wondered my favourite sources? Recipes: Savoury/­­Nutritional Yeast Cheezy Quesadil...

VH TV – S3 E4 – Things I wish I knew before I went vegan Part 2

April 25 2016 Vegie Head 

In this episode of Vegie Head TV, I have a chat about the rest of my journey – including how I feel about following a veganplant based diet, and the biggest shifts I’ve experienced. A word: We are all on a journey. One with many twists and turns. Sometimes we have to backtrack a little ...

VH TV S3 E3 – Vegan Pantry Staples Part 3 – Some must haves for a vegan pantry!

April 22 2016 Vegie Head 

Want to take a sneak peek into my pantry and see what some of my favourite staples are? Let’s do this! What’re your favourite pantry must-haves? Adele x...

Vegie Head TV Season Three – E1 – Tahini! What is it? What can I do with it? And is it good for me?

April 20 2016 Vegie Head 

Ah Tahini, you creamy, buttery, smooth mistress. You’re the one I keep on the side so almond butter doesn’t get jealous. I keep you in the fridge, nice and cool, and sneak you out to spread on toast, mix into sauces, make into dips and add to bliss balls. Tahini adds a glorious dimension...

15 Vegan Winter-Warmer Main Dishes everyone will LOVE!

April 7 2016 Vegie Head 

Since moving back to Melbourne, I’ve been super susceptible to the weather. Being a Melbourne girl for most of my life, surely I’d be used to bitter cold winds, chilly rain and winds that freeze you to the core….right? Pass. I have never gotten used to the cold. Having such a damp,...

25 Vegan Easter Recipe Roundup…AKA Chocolate Heaven!

March 24 2016 Vegie Head 

The chocolatiest time of the year! What better way to celebrate than with healthier chocolate treats? Click : on the names- itll take you to the corresponding recipe (most are available free, right here, some are VIP recipes, and some are in my fave ebooks- free and paid) Raw Chocolate Easter Eggs ...

Dusk by Adele has arrived! (And sold out in 3 days!)

March 3 2016 Vegie Head 

Its been a long wait for you too, right? After what feels like a lifetime, this week I unveiled my exclusive vegan lipstick range, Dusk by Adele. Update 15/­­3/­­2016 They’re sold out! We’re re-stocking very soon!  ...

The joyful experience of downsizing….

February 20 2016 Vegie Head 

Something I never thought I would say is “I have enough”. When I was younger, it was all about ‘stuff’. How much I had, what brands I owned, the latest, the coolest, the most expensive. Oh how things have changed. I’m grateful for conscious consumerism. Right now, in my...

(VIP Recipe) Kick Ass Refried Beans + Homemade Flatbreads

January 24 2016 Vegie Head 

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Creamy Vegan Mushroom Linguine (aka – the BEST non-dairy pasta sauce you’ll ever have)

January 1 2016 Vegie Head 

Is there anything better than a creamy pasta? I was craving something creamy, carb-y, something a little bit delicious…and was transported back to the night I had Mushroom Stroganoff. I had the same craving then as well. But I wanted to make it a bit lighter…not as many spices, stripped ...

An open letter to Michelle Bridges and Woolworths. We are not freaks.

November 6 2015 Vegie Head 

An open letter to Michelle Bridges Dear Michelle, I wanted to reach out in a way that is not cruel or derogatory. I wanted to share something with you, and the marketing team from Woolworths, and express my disappointment at what could have potentially being an awesome ad campaign. My responsibility...

(Guidebook) Skin Essentials – The Basics

October 23 2015 Vegie Head 

Welcome to your 18 page guide- all about breakouts, blackheads, ingrown hairs, age spots, and with a range of homemade skin care recipes that are tried and tested!      ...

How to use and bake with SteviaSweet instead of Sugar

October 22 2015 Vegie Head 

Im SUCH a strong believer of balance…and of having your cake and eating it too. I love baking, having cups of chai with friends, and baking warm and moist chocolate brownies. For me, a healthy lifestyle should be simple, accessible to all, and delicious. So why should we miss out on brownies?...

(PDF) Your Self Care Checklist

October 16 2015 Vegie Head 

Self care is something that we must stay on top of daily. I’ve put together a simple checklist that you can print off and keep. Download your copy here: self care club house checklist...

Vegie Head VS Cleaning (with a little help from Dyson…)

October 7 2015 Vegie Head 

NB: This is a product review; where the product was gifted to me. I’ve not been paid to create this content, and all opinions and words are my own. Those that know me, and truly those that only know me well, know that I’m not much of a cleaner. Or any amount of cleaner come to think of i...

The Ultimate Australian Wellness Bundle

October 6 2015 Vegie Head 

This is so exciting! Two of my best selling ebooks are a part of this incredible wellness bundle – ‘Main Essentials’ and ‘Sweet Essentials’ along with a huge collection of other health and wellness experts’ ebooks! This bundle is HUGE and HUGE value!!! If you aren...

(Video and Recipe) One Pan Vegie Pasta

September 25 2015 Vegie Head 

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Have you checked out my new website yet?

September 10 2015 Vegie Head 

While Vegie Head has grown and evolved over the past 7 years (can you believe it!?) so have I as a person. Here, you’re always going to find delicious recipes, informative blogs, interviews, ebooks, programs and my VIP membership; but I wanted a more personal online space where I could write f...

(PDF) Eating with the Seasons

September 7 2015 Vegie Head 

By choosing to eat fresh seasonal produce, you’re making a conscious decision to make your carbon footprint smaller, support local growers and farmers, and to nourish your body the best way you can! This simple PDF will aid in making your seasonal choices easier! Seasonal fruits and veg...

(Audio) Facebook and Instagram Q + A

August 17 2015 Vegie Head 

I LOVE answering all of your Q’s! I’ve got two great audios for you that hopefully answer all of your pressing questions, along with a comprehensive list of resources for you! Photo by @elisegowphotography Facebook Questions Facebook Answers Instagram Questions Instagram Answers   R...

The best podcasts of 2015!

August 6 2015 Vegie Head 

Ohhhh I love a good podcast! Admittedly, it took me a long time to jump on this fast moving train that is the World of audio. I’m definitely a reader; I can speed read and skim effectively, and long videos bore me. I have a short attention span for rubbish, and if I’m listening or readin...

The top 12 things that helped us train our adopted deaf dog (and keep our sanity!)

July 28 2015 Vegie Head 

Adopting a deaf dog was going to be a challenge- we knew that. But, one that we were (semi) prepared for, and definitely one that we were excited about. There’s only so much that reading blogs and books and watching videos teaches you however….but here’s some things that we wish we...

The best natural skin care routine (for acne prone skin)

July 26 2015 Vegie Head 

Acne getting you down? Is your skin care routine in desperate need of a freshening up? Watch my skin care facial routine and let me share with you all of my secrets to clear, glowing skin! Please note – some of these brands no longer exist. See below for information on what I use. Want more in...

A traditional (and healthy) High Tea…

July 17 2015 Vegie Head 

High Teas are gaining popularity all over the World; think little sandwiches, delicate sweets, perhaps scones with jam and cream, and porcelain tea cups… tea poured with grace and accuracy. I, want to flip this on it’s head, and show you my idea of a High Tea. I’m thinking, outdoor...

What dairy milk alternatives are the best?

May 1 2015 Vegie Head 

There are so many dairy milk alternatives on the market here in Australia at the moment- we are truly lucky that we can now walk into any health food store, supermarket, convenience store and corner shop, and at the VERY least be able to find soy milk (and if you’re really lucky, almond milk)....

Ayurveda- what is it?

April 18 2015 Vegie Head 

Welcome to Lesson 39! Ayurveda Ayurveda is the ancient medical system of India. It offers one of the fastest paths to health.Instead of having to guess which foods, supplements, and behaviuors are appropriate for you, there is a simple, direct prescriptive path that is developed for your unique body...

5 Types of Seaweed to add to your diet

April 18 2015 Vegie Head 

5 types of seaweed to add to your diet Wakame – called the woman’s seaweed because it is loaded with osteoporosis-preventing calcium and magnesium and acts as a diuretic (which helps reduce bloating). Wakame’s dark pigment, fucoxanthin, is known to improve insulin resistance, and...

Face Mapping- how to tell whats going on inside

April 18 2015 Vegie Head 

FACE MAPPING The ancient art of face mapping can help you identify the cause of your blemishes by splitting the face into several sections such as forehead, chin and nose and understanding the different ‘zones‘. Each area reflects a different part of your internal health. Zones 1 &am...

Week Four

April 18 2015 Vegie Head 

Welcome to Week Four – Soul Ahhh, fridges! Much like the pantry, they can be filled with delicious, healthy ingredients (this is a picture of my fridge. I’ll talk about that in a minute)… Or, they can be filled with rotting fruit and vegies, packaged foods, and sugar and salt laden...

Week Two

April 18 2015 Vegie Head 

Welcome to Week Three – Beauty This weeks topic; There’s not a one-size-fits-all solution to life   F This is an easy one to get you started. Share in the Facebook group where in life you want to start embracing your uniqueness! Adele...

Welcome

April 18 2015 Vegie Head 

WELCOME TO THE CLUB HOUSE       Welcome to this beautiful online space, a collaboration between some of the health and wellness industries best, and YOU. A little bit of housekeeping before we dive in. -You’ll notice that I’ve separated each week above in a tab. This allow...

Food Adventures : Greenhouse Cafe

March 26 2015 Vegie Head 

Were making the next stop on our Food Adventure trail as we continue sharing the most delicious and creative dining locations. By the beach, a short stroll down the lemon myrtle lined alley way, youll find Greenhouse Café. Opening its doors just six short months ago, Greenhouse has become a favour...

Six months later… (post Charlie’s death)

February 19 2015 Vegie Head 

You may, or may not have noticed (or cared), but I’ve refrained from writing a personal blog on here for a while. I’ve not known where to start to be honest. The last personal blog I wrote was the one where I farewelled my Charlie Girl, and it left me emotionally empty, devoid of caring ...

How to make the perfect vegetable stock…

December 16 2014 Vegie Head 

Vegetable soup stock is really easy to make at home. Its a staple for us here at VH Headquarters, as it has a depth of flavour that is unmatched by bought stocks or plain sea salt. Its very economical and its really great way to clean out the refrigerator. You can tailor the stock to whatever you...

How to follow a plant based diet when you’re travelling

November 8 2014 Vegie Head 

Worried about following a plant based diet when you’re overseas? Don’t be! I’ve got some great tips to make your holiday relaxed, fun and healthy! I’ve travelled to many places in my 30 years, and have had some wonderful food, and some not-so-wonderful food. When you follow a...

High Protein Plant Based Foods…

October 28 2014 Vegie Head 

There are a number of factors to take into consideration when you begin to eat, or are already eating a plant based diet; the most important being that you have to ensure youre getting all of the right nutrients you need for your body to function optimally. Many vegetarians and vegans dont know ho...

Salt Therapy…

October 6 2014 Vegie Head 

It’s absolutely no secret that I love my alternative and holistic therapies. I find that they help ground and centre me, as well as keeping me balanced and happy. Salt Therapy is my new favourite, and here’s why! Imagine sitting in a cave… surrounded by salt. On the walls, floor an...

Why Rituals are important to me - Michelle Marie McGrath

September 28 2014 Vegie Head 

With the launch of my new ebook, Rituals almost here, I took some time out to speak with one of the books contributors, Michelle Marie McGrath What are your favourite, non negotiable morning rituals? I check in with myself first thing each morning by placing my hand on my heart and asking what I...

Coconut Blueberry Floats…

September 26 2014 Vegie Head 

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Why Rituals are important to me – Beata Alfoldi

September 24 2014 Vegie Head 

With the launch of my new ebook, Rituals almost here, I took some time out to speak with one of the books contributors, Beata Alfoldi ‘What are your favourite, non negotiable morning rituals?’  My favourite non-negotiable morning ritual is lighting a candle, burning incense and then se...

Why Rituals are important to me – Vienda Maria

September 21 2014 Vegie Head 

With the launch of my new ebook, ‘Rituals’ almost here, I took some time out to speak with one of the books contributors, Vienda Maria. ‘What are your favourite, non negotiable morning rituals?’ Meditation begins the start of any and every day for me, as it sets me up for a b...

The benefits of using oil on your skin…

September 15 2014 Vegie Head 

I’ve been a long time lover of using oil on my skin; not only is it quick, simple and effective- it’s super moisturising, protecting, in some cases antibacterial, and in all cases, decadent! Here’s some of my favourite oils, and why you should try them today. Almond Oil Almond oil ...

10 Easy Ways to get rid of Pimples…

September 8 2014 Vegie Head 

Pesky pimples and acne making an appearance? Here’s my super quick, top 10 easy ways to get rid of pimples! First things first…. what is Acne? The word acne comes from the Greek word ‘akme’ meaning “the highest point”. Ironic huh? Pimples tend to appear on the fac...

Easy Ramen Soba Noodle Soup

July 10 2017 Vegie Head 

I have been obsessed with making my slow cooked No Waste Broth, Stock and Cubes recipe for the last few months, and am always finding new ways to use it. I was craving something ramen-ish, after watching a whole lot of ramen videos on Facebook (seriously, don’t they just make you starving?!) a... The post Easy Ramen Soba Noodle Soup appeared first on Vegie Head.

Odds and Ends Homemade Spice Mix

April 25 2017 Vegie Head 

I’ve wanted to make my own spice mix for a long time – using more than just dried spices. I have been growing my own organic vegies and herbs for over a year now in my two Healthy Patches, and had an abundance of celery, chillies, oregano, rosemary and spring onions… and nothing to... The post Odds and Ends Homemade Spice Mix appeared first on Vegie Head.

#truelovetuesdays – Meet Bobby!

March 14 2017 Vegie Head 

After a few weeks away in Bali, I’m back here, LIVE at Blue Cross Animals Society in Wonga Park! This weeks #truelovetuesdays star is Bobby, a 7 year old Shar pei mix. Bobby didn’t have the best life before he was surrendered, and when he arrived at Blue Cross, he had severe skin and ear... The post #truelovetuesdays – Meet Bobby! appeared first on Vegie Head.

S1E8 – What’s the Issue with Palm Oil? And what can we do about it?

February 4 2017 Vegie Head 

An issue extremely close to my heart, Palm Oil use is a contentious one, and one that we are all participating in – most of us, without even knowing it. Resources: Download at http:/­­/­­vegiehead.com/­­s1e8-whats-issue-palm-oil/­­ How we created a Palm Oil free household Palm Oil Investigations app T... The post S1E8 – What’s the Issue with Palm Oil? And what can we do about it? appeared first on Vegie Head.

S1E7 – How Do You Choose what Issue or Cause to Support?

January 25 2017 Vegie Head 

In a world with so many problems, both locally and globally, and so many issues facing us as a collective, a lot of people ask me how do you choose what issue to support?. And its a real and very valid concern! With crowdfunding, charities, not for profit organisations and petitions running into ... The post S1E7 – How Do You Choose what Issue or Cause to Support? appeared first on Vegie Head.

#truelovetuesdays – Meet Nina and Smudge – our first Kitty Cat day!

January 24 2017 Vegie Head 

What does one do with cats? Do you pat them? Do they like it? Watch me hilariously try to work out how cats ‘work’ in this weeks episode of #truelovetuesdays! You can tell by my face I’m just not sure ha! You can visit beautiful Nina and Smudge at Blue Cross in Wonga Park, Victoria... The post #truelovetuesdays – Meet Nina and Smudge – our first Kitty Cat day! appeared first on Vegie Head.

#truelovetuesdays – Meet Zara!

January 10 2017 Vegie Head 

Welcome to the first #truelovetuesdays of 2017! And we’ve got a special little lady for today’s episode. Meet Zara! Zara is a Staffy X, is 11 years young and is looking for a home to spend her twilight years. She’s very much a people oriented dog – so would be best suited to ... The post #truelovetuesdays – Meet Zara! appeared first on Vegie Head.

S1E4 – Turn your Leftovers into Something New!

January 6 2017 Vegie Head 

In this episode I wanted to talk about waste – and in particular the waste of organic fruit and vegies, and how you can transform it into healthy leftovers so nothing gets thrown away. When you use the best organic fruit and veg, you want to get the most out of it- and there are so many ways t... The post S1E4 – Turn your Leftovers into Something New! appeared first on Vegie Head.

S1E2 – Just How Bad is Plastic?

January 3 2017 Vegie Head 

Today I wanted to talk about plastic. I know its not glamorous, but dont switch off yet! Please. Its a serious issue and one thats not going away. Did you know that Australians dump over 1 million tonnes of plastic waste in landfill each year? Believe it or not, enough plastic is discarded every... The post S1E2 – Just How Bad is Plastic? appeared first on Vegie Head.

S1E1- My Journey and Some Simple Steps to Get Started

December 31 2016 Vegie Head 

In this episode of the Easy Green Podcast, I wanted to take you back a bit – to my journey, where I started, and to assure you that everyone starts somewhere. I explain what it means to go green, and share some really easy tips that will help you get started! Download the transcript here Don&#... The post S1E1- My Journey and Some Simple Steps to Get Started appeared first on Vegie Head.

Pilot – Easy Green with Adele McConnell

December 31 2016 Vegie Head 

You’ve had me in the kitchen for years. Now it’s time to have me in your ears. I’m so excited to bring you short, fun, informative and educational episodes that’ll inspire you to make simple changes with long lasting impacts. You can visit me at www.vegiehead.com or on social... The post Pilot – Easy Green with Adele McConnell appeared first on Vegie Head.

Are you ready to #gogreen2017 ?

December 31 2016 Vegie Head 

My 2016 has been radically different than any other year that I’ve had in many ways. After my year of downsizing in 2015  and starting to shift my ideas of consumerism, I become obsessed in many ways of what I was doing to not only help the planet, but I was doing to harm it. And everything ch... The post Are you ready to #gogreen2017 ? appeared first on Vegie Head.

#truelovetuesdays – Meet Tess

December 13 2016 Vegie Head 

Welcome back to #truelovetuesdays…and have I got a gorgeous girl starring in today’s episode! This is beautiful Tess! She’s a one year old Bull Arab x Hound, and couldn’t be sweeter! Tess knows her name, basic commands, and is so friendly and willing to learn! This beautiful ... The post #truelovetuesdays – Meet Tess appeared first on Vegie Head.

Your Guide to an Ethical + Eco-friendly Christmas

December 6 2016 Vegie Head 

Last year I shared my favourite eco friendly and cruelty free gifts for Christmas. It was such a popular blog and I couldn’t wait to do it again! My idea of gifting is somewhat different than most. I want to gift something more than just a throwaway trifle, or something that’ll be used a... The post Your Guide to an Ethical + Eco-friendly Christmas appeared first on Vegie Head.

#truelovetuesdays – Meet Stella!

November 30 2016 Vegie Head 

I’ve been so excited to show-off Stella in front of the camera. We met a few weeks ago and clicked immediately. She’s an Irish Wolfhound X Sharpei – and having wolfie in her, reminded me so much of Holly! She’s such a sweetie – wait until you see her on camera! Isn̵... The post #truelovetuesdays – Meet Stella! appeared first on Vegie Head.

#truelovetuesdays – Meet Kai!

November 24 2016 Vegie Head 

This week’s #truelovetuesday star is stunning 9 month old Kai – a fun loving Husky, who’s looking for a new family to love! Are you the lucky family? Kai is fun, smart, and quite relaxed for a Husky! He’d definitely benefit from a home where the owners have had experience wit... The post #truelovetuesdays – Meet Kai! appeared first on Vegie Head.

Campfire Tofu Curry

November 14 2016 Vegie Head 

We’ve been in the Caravan for the last few weeks! We all love it – there’s something simple about life in the van. Everything has it’s place, there’s not enough room for excess ‘stuff’ and it’s so easy to clean. We’ve had all types of weather as ... The post Campfire Tofu Curry appeared first on Vegie Head.

Protected: The Best Vegan + Ethical Womens Online Clothing Stores

November 8 2016 Vegie Head 

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.... The post Protected: The Best Vegan + Ethical Womens Online Clothing Stores appeared first on Vegie Head.

The Extreme Lengths I’ve Gone to, to Grow My Hair

October 26 2016 Vegie Head 

When I was five, I took a pair of scissors, and the morning of my kindergarten photos, I cut my fringe. My face said it all. I was SO happy with myself – my parents, not so much. That photo sits with pride on the mantlepiece at my parents house, and it no doubt shaped my lifelong obsession wit... The post The Extreme Lengths I’ve Gone to, to Grow My Hair appeared first on Vegie Head.

6 Ingredient Red Capsicum Pasta Sauce – A Creamy Vegan Pasta Sauce you’ll make again and again!

October 22 2016 Vegie Head 

Let me introduce you to my 6 Ingredient Creamy Vegan Pasta Sauce. And the story of how it happened. It’s supposed to be Springtime here in Melbourne, but there’s nothing Spring-like about the cold, wet, windy weather we’ve had. Before I left for Bali (Sunshine! Tropical fruit!) I w... The post 6 Ingredient Red Capsicum Pasta Sauce – A Creamy Vegan Pasta Sauce you’ll make again and again! appeared first on Vegie Head.

Why I Love Travelling Solo

October 11 2016 Vegie Head 

I never thought that I’d be married, and travelling solo… because when you’re married you automatically have a travelling partner! Yet here I am, yet again, happily leaving my husband behind, to see different places and experience different things. Think I’m nuts? Read on. Th... The post Why I Love Travelling Solo appeared first on Vegie Head.

18 Vegan Grand Final Day Dishes (to please all of your guests!)

September 29 2016 Vegie Head 

Whether you’re a football fan or not- there’s no denying that footy fever can very quickly sweep through entire households and friendship groups. Take me for example; an Essendon fan (by proxy) sat glued to the semi final. Definitely not something you’d normally catch me doing, but... The post 18 Vegan Grand Final Day Dishes (to please all of your guests!) appeared first on Vegie Head.

VH TV Live Chat – Best High Protein Vegan Foods + Food Combining + Supplements + My Fave Way to Cook Tofu

August 12 2016 Vegie Head 

In this LIVE chat, I speak about my favourite high protein vegan foods, how I like to food combine, what iron supplements I like, and how best to cook tofu.... The post VH TV Live Chat – Best High Protein Vegan Foods + Food Combining + Supplements + My Fave Way to Cook Tofu appeared first on Vegie Head.

Why I no longer use Himalayan Rock Salt – and why you should stop using it too – sustainability is the key people!

August 4 2016 Vegie Head 

Himalayan Sea Salt is in most of my savoury recipes, I know. But hear me out. I’ve decided to say goodbye to that sparkly pink salt once and for all, despite having an ongoing love affair with it (that rivals chocolate and chai lattes). You’ll no longer be seeing any Himalayan Sea/­­Rock S... The post Why I no longer use Himalayan Rock Salt – and why you should stop using it too – sustainability is the key people! appeared first on Vegie Head.

How to get your dogs to eat more vegetables (even if they’re fussy!)

August 3 2016 Vegie Head 

Since writing Delicious Doggy Dishes, one of the most common questions I get asked is “How do I get my dog to eat more vegetables?”. Some of the dogs in question have never eaten vegetables in their life, others have frustrated owners who have tried desperately for a long time to include... The post How to get your dogs to eat more vegetables (even if they’re fussy!) appeared first on Vegie Head.

Dusk by Adele Skincare has arrived- organic, vegan, cruelty free and palm oil free skincare.

July 22 2016 Vegie Head 

Over the many years that I’ve been in the Health and Beauty industry, and then moved on into owning my own businesses, this branch of my brand, Dusk by Adele was something that I’d always dreamt about the most. I’ve been trained with, and used over 100 different skincare ranges- ev... The post Dusk by Adele Skincare has arrived- organic, vegan, cruelty free and palm oil free skincare. appeared first on Vegie Head.

31 Ways to Top Your Porridge! The BEST Porridge Toppings to Warm up your Winter.

June 23 2016 Vegie Head 

Has the bitter cold hit where you are yet? It’s come at me like a thief in the night, stealing into the room, filling up the corners with cold, damp air, and has found us all, literally, hunkered down under a mountain of blankets. It’s also had me running for warm breakfasts. Smoothies, ...

22 ways to use leftover Vegetables and Fruit!

June 20 2016 Vegie Head 

When you use the best organic fruit and veg, you want to get the most out of it- nothing should go to waste! There are so many ways to use leftover fruits, vegetables and nuts; and not all of them how you’d expect. Play with these suggestions- don’t be afraid to experiment in the kitchen...

The Best Vegan Nacho Toppings

June 15 2016 Vegie Head 

Nacho’s aren’t rocket science. They’re 50% prep, 10% assembly and 40% stuffing them in as fast as you can without losing the toppings all down your top. But what are the best vegan nacho toppings? Here I share with you some of my fave toppings guaranteed to beef up your nachos (wit...

My Reiki Journey

June 9 2016 Vegie Head 

Grab a chai. This is going to be a long blog. The Beginning. When I was 19, I went to an energy healer. Her name was Dianne, she was a registered nurse, as well as an age old hippie. She used a small room in her home to see clients, and I remember walking through her front gate- the entire fence was...

Beginners Guide to Buying Bulk Foods (aka Pantry Winning!)

June 3 2016 Vegie Head 

The joyous feeling of a full pantry. It’s my happy place. Knowing that I’ve got everything I need to create nourishing meals from scratch makes me immensely, insanely happy… and bulk buying is the best way to make that feeling wash over me again, and again. But have you ever walked...

32 wishes; Learn. Do. Have. Be

May 7 2016 Vegie Head 

Inspired by my friend Vienda and her post, I decided to create a list, and see what I could come up with. I’ve written many a list, wished on dozens of New Moons, and had vision boards till the cows come home. And so much has come true already. I love manifesting. I love dreaming big and watch...

VH TV S3 – E6 Vegan Pantry Staples Part 4 – The BEST spices to fancy up plant based food!

April 28 2016 Vegie Head 

I ADORE spicing up my dishes with an array of spices and herbs- not only do they pack a flavour punch, but they’re also highly therapeutic and medicinal! Watch the latest ep of VH TV to find out more! Interested in learning more? Sign up for the Vegie Head Academy waitlist here Adele x...

VH TV – S3 E3 – Things I wish I knew before I went vegetarian – Part 1

April 25 2016 Vegie Head 

On this pretty rad journey, I’ve discovered many things- lots about the world and even more about myself. In this two-part episode, I share a few nuggets with you- of things I wish I knew before I went vegetarian and then vegan. I share a bit about my background and story and give you some ins...

VH TV S3 E2 – Vegan Pantry Essentials – Lentils!

April 20 2016 Vegie Head 

In this episode of VH TV, I talk all about my favourite plant based source of protein; THE MIGHTY LENTIL! Red, Green and Yellow- and what you can do with them. I’ve also included some of my favourite recipes below! Lentils are truly the simplest of all dried beans and legumes to cook. You can ...

Lentil, Vegetable and Quinoa Pasta Soup…

April 9 2016 Vegie Head 

You know those recipes that you turn to on cold, wet, winter’s nights? The recipes that you know by heart, with no need to refer to book or screen? Recipes that warm the cockles of your heart and fill the kitchen with steam? Yes? This is that recipe for me. Served with hunks of freshly baked b...

Roasted Cauliflower, Caramelised Onion and Potato Soup

April 5 2016 Vegie Head 

Truly one of the most versatile vegetables; cauliflower can be made into mash, rice, salad, ‘steaks’, and added to pretty much anything thanks to its versatile flavour and perfect texture. But purists out there will agree with me; cauliflower in soup is the bee’s knees. Roasting th...

How we created a Palm Oil Free household- and tips for you to ditch the Palm Oil!

March 19 2016 Vegie Head 

There was once a time when I had no idea about Palm Oil- of course I knew it existed- but had no idea of the far reaching and detrimental effects that its growth, deforestation and production has on the environment. Now that I know, I can’t ever un-know. And I wouldn’t ever want to eithe...

Creamy Gnocchi with Roasted Sweet Cherry Tomatoes

March 2 2016 Vegie Head 

When it’s tomato season, I always find myself with an abundance of sweet, ripe, bursting-with-juice tomatoes. Some of them come from my dad’s hydroponic plants, some from my grandpa’s trusses, and some, from my friends at Blush Tomatoes. Bright, firm, juicy and sun ripened in glass...

The Caravan Project – Sunshine Coast to Melbourne

February 19 2016 Vegie Head 

What a start to 2016. Packing up our home on the Sunshine Coast, where we’ve called home for the past two years, trekking down the east coast and inland Australia, to end up back in Melbourne. In the same, yet very different space where we left. We said goodbye to the Sunny Coast, and headed 3...

(VIP Recipe) Salty Almond Butter Chocolate Bites…

January 10 2016 Vegie Head 

Oh good golly! Get in the kitchen and make these now! Another delicious recipe for my VIP Club House members- join now to access this recipe....

Delicious Vegan Christmas Recipe Roundup! 66 Recipes to get you Jingling through the Holiday Season!

December 4 2015 Vegie Head 

I’m not even going to start with the proverbial “I can’t believe it’s December already!’ or ‘When did that happen?!’. We get it. This time of year comes around way too fast, and if you’re anything like me, your mind is on one thing. FOOD. Sorted. Round...

Healthy Vegan Halloween Party Food- 20 recipes for little ghouls and big trolls!

October 27 2015 Vegie Head 

While Halloween is certainly not something that we celebrate (it’s not really a ‘thing’ here in Australia), far be it from me to stop anyone else from getting witchy! Here are some dishes, perfect to make the trolls under your bridge come out and play! Click on the images to view r...

How to use and bake with SteviaSweet instead of Sugar (a five delicious sugar free recipes)

October 22 2015 Vegie Head 

Im SUCH a strong believer of balance…and of having your cake and eating it too. I love baking, having cups of chai with friends, and baking warm and moist chocolate brownies. For me, a healthy lifestyle should be simple, accessible to all, and delicious. So why should we miss out on brownies?...

Sweet Potato Smoothie…

October 22 2015 Vegie Head 

While trying to find low-gi and low fructose smoothie ingredient that was as creamy and filling as banana, I started playing around with sweet potato. Not only mildly sweet, but high in fibre, vitamin A, C, rich in beta-carotene and readily available for most of the year, its also a great banana al...

What I’ve learnt about business (and some loving ass-kicking!)…

October 14 2015 Vegie Head 

There’s a lot happening in the online World at the moment. I feel that we’re almost at a tipping point. If you’re online as much as I am, you’ve probably being seeing a trend. Promises of million dollar launches. Rags to riches galore. Stories of how “if you use this fo...

Why I’ll never go back to an office job again…

October 6 2015 Vegie Head 

|| MY OFFICE TODAY || I could never go back to an office/­­salon/­­indoor job ever again. And I share this with you from a space of love, with the highest intention of serving you and educating you. When I quit my (well paying, stable) job a few years back to focus my attention solel...

Collaborations + Raspberry Magazine

October 6 2015 Vegie Head 

Collaborations are, in my mind, finally gaining the exposure and respect that they deserve. In this months issue of Raspberry Magazine, Robyn Law, my food blog busting bestie and I were the cover stars, and speak about all things collaboration. Robyn and I created Make Some Real Dough two years ago;...

Pumpkin and Cashew Cheese Tortillas

September 11 2015 Vegie Head 

Using two simple and creamy spreads, this otherwise plain pumpkin tortilla morphs into something spectacular. A symphony of colour, golden pumpkin, passionate pink beetroot and vibrant greens… Try this Roasted Beet Dip (recipe a part of Kale and Beet Pizza) Try this Cashew Cheese (minus the Za...

37 Vegan Toast Toppings that will BLOW YOUR MIND!

September 9 2015 Vegie Head 

Toast. Damn it’s good any time of day or night. Not limited to breakfast, these toppings make a mere slice of toasted bread a freakin tasty meal. Get on it. Nut Butter Toppings Solo Toppings: 1: Almond butter 2: Cashew butter 3: Macadamia nut butter 4: Hazelnut Butter 5: Almond and coconut but...

(PDF) The Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen

August 31 2015 Vegie Head 

When starting out with organic fruits and vegetables, it’s easy to be overwhelmed with what to choose and what to avoid. I’ve made it easy for you! And as a proud ambassador for Australian Organics Awareness Month I’m happy to bring you these gorgeous PDF’s. Download your FRE...

Facebook Q + A…

August 14 2015 Vegie Head 

I ran a Facebook Q + A this week, and wanted to share the answers with you all via audio, along with some resources and answers below! Enjoy!     Here’s some links for my fave easy recipes Kim: Roasted Vegetable and Quinoa Salad Antipasto Mung Bean Pasta   Top Secret Pumpkin Sou...

(ANNOUNCEMENT) 12 months later, honouring Charlie, and what’s next for VH.

August 5 2015 Vegie Head 

“And I know, finally, that my light has direction again.” It’s been 12 months, since you left this life, to ascend to the next. Where hopefully, your perfect soul will be waiting for mine and we can go into the next life together; lessons learnt. When Charlie died exactly 12 months...

Top 15 Sugar Free Vegan Snacks (to curb those cravings and give you energy!)

July 26 2015 Vegie Head 

I am not one to vilify food groups or ingredients;  however there’s definitely something to be said for cutting back on our consumption of refined sugar. When I think of sugar, I think of that icky white ‘crack’ that is found in soft drinks (soda), lollies (candy), chocolate and ot...

How to eat a vegan diet overseas, or any specific diet, with ease!

July 25 2015 Vegie Head 

I love travelling! There’s much to be said about diving neck deep in the culture and tradition of different countries, swimming and hiking in foreign lands, shopping, experiencing and immersing yourself fully in the experience. But….what about food? I share some invaluable tips for you! ...

(Audio) An interview with Jema-Lee on Gluten Free Living

July 12 2015 Vegie Head 

I had the pleasure of talking all-things Gluten Free with owner of Wellsome.com, Jema Lee. We speak about causes and symptoms gluten allergies, her journey, and how lucky we are to have such an abundance of Gluten Free food available to us. Here are some of my favourite Gluten Free recipes and infor...

How I got back on the bike…

April 23 2015 Vegie Head 

I made an embarrassing admission on instagram a few months ago…. I didn’t know how to ride a bike. And while for some this may not seem like a big deal, for those of use who are more comfortable on two legs than on two wheels, riding a bike is the ultimate sense of freedom. And one that ...

How to make the best smoothie bowls

April 18 2015 Vegie Head 

Smoothie Bowls Smoothies Bowls a way to enjoy smoothies with a spoon instead of drinking them with a straw! Smoothie bowls are a huge upgrade to cereal – a complete nutrient-dense makeover of boring boxed breakfasts. The smoothie is thicker in consistency, use toppings like homemade granola an...

Reishi Mushrooms and how to enjoy them

April 18 2015 Vegie Head 

Reishi mushroom Reishi mushroom is a fungus that some people describe as tough and woody with a bitter taste. Reishi mushrooms are not often used in cooking because they are hard and have a bitter taste, although some people do use them in the same dishes that you might use shitake mushrooms. Di...

Week Five

April 18 2015 Vegie Head 

All nut milks are really easy to make. You can experiment with almonds, hazelnuts, sunflower seeds, black sesame seeds, pistachios- just about any nut or seed can be used. All will have their own flavour and colour and some are best used for baking, others are better for drinking. I add nut milks to...

Week Three

April 18 2015 Vegie Head 

Welcome to Week Four – Spirit Pantry’s can either be the most exciting thing in your kitchen, or the most stressful. Here, we are going to dive right into some practical work. Go to your pantry. Choose 3 things. This could be anything canned, packaged or processed.  Share the product nam...

Week One

April 18 2015 Vegie Head 

Welcome to Week One – Body This weeks topic; There’s not a one-size-fits-all solution to life.     This is an easy one to get you started. Share in the Facebook group where in life you want to start embracing your uniqueness! Adele...

What’s your X Factor? And why I’m sick of beauty companies dictating beauty.

April 2 2015 Vegie Head 

Last week, I was interviewed by a newspaper journalist. We spoke about the beauty industry, and all of the crazy potions and lotions (Sheep Placenta face cream!?) and treatments (‘Vampire Facials’?! ) that contribute to billions of dollars each year being spent in this industry. I wanted...

Six months later… (post Charlie’s death + how to cope when it’s just too hard)

February 19 2015 Vegie Head 

You may, or may not have noticed (or cared), but I’ve refrained from writing a personal blog on here for a while. I’ve not known where to start to be honest. The last personal blog I wrote was the one where I farewelled my Charlie Girl, and it left me emotionally empty, devoid of caring ...

How to get enough Vitamin B12 on a plant based diet…

December 19 2014 Vegie Head 

Vitamin B12 is a necessary part of everyone’s diet- especially on a plant based one. Here, I give the low-down on this essential vitamin. What is vitamin B12 and what does it do? Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that helps keep the body’s nerve and blood cells healthy and helps make DNA, the ge...

Food Adventures : Satori Organics

December 10 2014 Vegie Head 

FOOD ADVENTURES have kicked off!! Yahoo! Were sharing the unique, the creative, the tasty and the BEST dining locations with you all...as much as we LOVE cooking food, dining out is an opportunity to expand your senses, try something you wouldnt usually make yourself and support local businesses. Fi...

How To Infuse Your Own Olive Oils

November 3 2014 Vegie Head 

Flavors for Infused Olive Oil Spices Herbs Garlic and other aromatic Citrus Nuts   RECIPES LEMON OLIVE OIL Ingredients: – 3/­­4 cup extra virgin olive oil – peel of 1 lemon Instructions: Make sure as much of the pith as possible is removed from your lemon peel. See our limoncello reci...

How to create the PERFECT smoothie…

October 9 2014 Vegie Head 

Mmmmm…are you are smoothie fan? I am! For their nutrient packed mouthfuls, and ability to be made in a mere minute, smoothies have changed the way many people start their day! Here’s my guide to creating the perfect smoothie (and a couple of delicious recipes from my Stripped Bare Progra...

How to create an Altar in your home…

September 30 2014 Vegie Head 

I’ve always loved the idea of having a little space in my home somewhere, where I can sit, meditate, and generally give thanks and gratitude. In my new ebook ‘Rituals’ I talk about creating an Altar in your home to honour your pet. Below, I show you my way of creating an Altar. Alt...

Why Rituals are important to me – Diane Collett

September 26 2014 Vegie Head 

With the launch of my new ebook, Rituals almost here, I took some time out to speak with one of the books contributors, Diane Collett What are your favourite, non negotiable morning rituals? Every morning in the shower I visualise the water as beautiful colored lights clearing and cleansing my a...

Why Rituals are important to me – Elle North

September 24 2014 Vegie Head 

With the launch of my new ebook, Rituals almost here, I took some time out to speak with one of the books contributors, Elle North ‘What are your favourite, non negotiable morning rituals?’  I enjoy waking up early and having time to linger before I need to get ready for my day.  Durin...

Why Rituals are important to me – Sara Brooke

September 22 2014 Vegie Head 

With the launch of my new ebook, ‘Rituals’ almost here, I took some time out to speak with one of the books contributors, Sara Brooke ‘What are your favourite, non negotiable morning rituals?’ Taking my dog Harvey out for a walk in nature. I have learnt especially over the la...

What’s in my beauty bag? Part one…

September 17 2014 Vegie Head 

There’s a lot you can tell about a person by what’s in their bag- be it handbag, overnight-bag, travel bag and beauty bag. Today, I’m going to share with you some of my current and all-time favourite products. Ellovi Body Butter a delicious smelling (and tasting!) 6 ingredient body...

How to clear up acne by eating plant based wholefoods…

September 9 2014 Vegie Head 

When I was 16 and gave up dairy, wheat and gluten (I wasn’t really a huge meat eater then) I noticed my skin cleared up immediately. No more oil slicks, pus-filled pimples or cystic acne on and under my jaw (and no more dark bags under my eyes- but that’s a post for another day!). It was...

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