Vegetarian

souful mushroom soup

Non-perishables like canned and dried food have a bad rep amongst foodie health conscious Aussies, so most people would be surprised to know that you can actually create nourishing tasty (and affordable) meals from non-perishable food items alone. MasterChef finalist and Wesley Mission Victoria ambassador Sara Oteri knows that fresh foods

orange juice recipe

Continuing on with our “Super Juice Colour Series” and it’s time to introduce you to our Orange Juice. It might be called orange juice, but this is no ordinary OJ. Our orange juice has an interesting combination of ingredients – there is turmeric powder to act as an anti-inflammatory, black pepper to aid with

super green juice recipe

A juicer is one of those things that a lot of people consider purchasing but are hesitant to do so for fear that it will become yet another kitchen gadget that sits in storage gathering dust once the novelty has worn off. I’d always wanted a juicer, but Lauren always

raw puffed quinoa oat cereal

This raw puffed quinoa oat cereal recipe is very quick and easy to make. It’s very tasty, low in fat and sugar and full of antioxidants and other good stuff. Some of the ingredients are a little unusual, such as Inca Berries which are a sour South American berry rich

smoky oven baked sweet potato chips recipe

These smoky oven baked sweet potato chips were something that I whipped up when I came home to find some sweet potatoes amongst my fruit and vegetables. Why did I not know that I had sweet potatoes in the apartment? Well Lauren and I were overseas and a friend of

creamy mushroom thyme risotto

My creamy mushroom & thyme risotto recipe gets used a lot at this time of year. Mushrooms are everywhere, they are flavoursome and ready to be the star of any dish, especially in a good risotto. Mushroom risotto is one of my favourite ways to use mushrooms in winter. Risotto takes about

beetroot deviled eggs recipe

We love devilled eggs and have tried a few versions recently. The most popular of these has been this beetroot deviled eggs recipe, which adds sharp tang and subtle sweetness to the egg whites. The vibrant purple colour makes for an eye catching twist too. Preparation Time: 20 minutes, plus

creamy preserved lemon pasta recipe

This creamy preserved lemon pasta recipe was something that I created on a Sunday night after neglecting the usual weekly grocery shop. I needed to come up with something quick and easy using only the basic ingredients that I keep in the pantry and fridge. After running through a few

chocolate peanut butter eggless cookie recipe

This chocolate peanut butter eggless cookie recipe is proof that vegan food can be both tasty and decadent. It works well as the carrots keep the cookie moist while the crunchy peanut butter adds texture. The use of a hot sugar mix balances the cookie by providing a slight toffee taste.

mexican corn fritters recipe

It’s been a big few weeks at The City Lane with Melbourne’s Good Food & Wine month creating no shortage of opportunities to eat out. While the food and events have been amazing, we’ve tried to eat lighter options when at home to balance out all of the indulgence. Lauren