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  • Megan Young - Vegetarian, Home Cook, Photographer

    Megan is an Australian professional photographer who lives in Sydney.

    "I have been cooking since I can remember and a vegetarian almost as long. I was working in my aunt and cousin's restaurant by the age of 12 and spent many a summer holiday from school elbow deep in veg prep in kitchens around Hobart.

    Growing up in beautiful Tasmania, Australia, surrounded by nature, I couldn’t help but have a well-developed appreciation for fresh, wholesome and local produce. Over the years this love of fresh produce has awakened my interest in nutrition. I am currently studying nutrition and never cease to be amazed by the power of food."

    Loves: My beautiful baby daughter, my crazy husband James, laughing till my face hurts, the feeling of warm sunshine on my back, cheesy pop country music, sharing a meal with friends, trawling the aisles in health food stores.

    Wishes: There were more hours in the day, I had my own veggie garden, there were more good, healthy, vegetarian and vegan choices in restaurants.

Avocado Potato Salad

Summer might be officially over but the hot weather continues. I have the perfect recipe for your plant powered BBQ orView full post »

Pea Pesto

Seriously… who doesn’t love pesto??? It is one of those dishes where simplest is almost always better andView full post »

Chilli Cacao Microwave Mug Puddings

Chocolate Mug Puddings have been breaking the internet for some time. They are one of those recipes I have resisted theView full post »

Eggplant “Meat” Balls

This recipe for Vegan Eggplant “Meat” Balls is perfect for us plant eaters but it’s also a greatView full post »

Pancake Tuesday – Gluten free Oat Pancakes

Pancakes are one of my favourite breakfasts and I like to switch up the recipe regularly. The basic recipe for pancakesView full post »

Roast Carrot & Couscous Salad

You know when you buy that 1kg bag of carrots that looked so yummy… and you meant to make carrot sticks, or aView full post »

Byron Bay Inspired Beetroot Risotto

We are just back from an absolutely stunning week in Byron Bay celebrating James’ birthday. One of my highlightsView full post »

Immune boosting children – from Vitamin A to Zinc!

Boosting my child’s immune system is at the forefront of my mind right now, as Mackenzie has just started crèche, forView full post »

Veggies Lovers Guide to Hobart 2016

I have blogged about dining in Hobart before but I wanted to put together an updated post as things are always changingView full post »

Mackenzie’s Mexican 1st Birthday Party

This week has seen one huge milestone in our house. Our precious daughter Mackenzie turned 1 and we celebrated with aView full post »

Amaranth & Bean Burgers Patties

You can take a veggie burger patty in so many directions! Pack them with beans, lentils, grains, veggies, herbs andView full post »

Mango Panzanella Salad

Are you looking for some summer BBQ/picnic inspiration?  By now (in Australia) you are probably starting to attendView full post »

12 ways to snack healthy this Silly Season

The silly season is upon us and things are about to get very scary when it comes to healthy eating. Life gets reallyView full post »

Crunchy Chickpeas

This little recipe/technique is for all of you, out there, who love munching on wasabi peas, beer nuts, pretzels, etc.View full post »

Rice Balls

Inspired by Arancini but much healthier… my rice balls are veggie packed and made even more delicious withView full post »

Veggie Slice… like Mum used to make except better!

If you, like me, grew up in Australia in the 80’s and 90’s you are surely familiar Veggie (or Zucchini)View full post »

Veggie Lovers – Mieke & Adriana

Mieke is one seriously cool Mumma! We met through the photography world, while both pregnant, and connected as ourView full post »

Mushroom & Snow Pea Freekeh Pilaf

Well if variety is the spice of life than this exotic variety of grain cooked with sweet spices must be a winner! AnyView full post »

Mac no Cheese – Halloween Edition

When I think Halloween I think pumpkins and America! So ahead of tomorrow’s Halloween celebrations IView full post »

Plant-based sources of IRON

Just because you eat a mostly or exclusively plant-based (vegetarian or vegan) diet there is no need to freak out aboutView full post »

Mini Veggie Omelettes

There is a definite knack to making a good omelette and the traditional versions are not always 100% suitable forView full post »

Veggie Lovers – Saarika & Rohan

Today I would like you to meet the gorgeous Saarika and Rohan. As parents we are always chit chatting about what foodsView full post »

Spring Lasagne

Lasagne fits into the stodgy comfort food category but it doesn’t have to be that way! Once you remove theView full post »

Chickpea “Omelette”

Apart from a big bowl of fruit I love a savoury breakfast. There are many savoury plant based breakfast options withView full post »