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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 crazy husband James, laughing till my face hurts, the feeling of warm sunshine on my back, cheesy pop country music, great Thai take away, 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.

Chopped Salad

Sometimes I get bored of green leafy salads and mix things up with a chopped (grated or sliced) salad. This technique isView full post »

Banana Bread

Banana Bread is a classic Sydney cafe breakfast recipe. It is much loved in our house but unfortunately theView full post »

Flour-less Choc Orange Cakes

Blood oranges are in season at the moment and they are delicious! The Australian blood orange season runs from August toView full post »

Home Made Green Curry

Once you have had the pleasure of home-made curry paste it is very hard to go back to the supermarket jar variety. ThisView full post »

Polenta and Veggie Tart

Polenta is made from boiling corn meal into a porridge like consistency. With Italian origins this delicious savory dishView full post »

Veggie Lovers Guide to Orange, NSW

The last couple of weeks have been very special for myself and James as we embarked on a 2 week “Baby Moon”View full post »

Savoury Corn & Herb Muffins

Sweet snacks are good but personally I love a really satisfyingly savoury snack. One of my earliest food memories is myView full post »

The Meixican Food Trend and Veggie Burritos

Sun and surf are the perfect compliment to Mexican food so is it any wonder that this fresh and tasty cuisine has madeView full post »

Autumn Roast Veggie Tabbouleh

Autumn is well and truly here in Sydney. Daylight savings has ended and the fruit and veggie shops are brimming with aView full post »

Cold Filtered Coffee Smoothie

I do really love my morning coffee, however I do worry about the acidic effect it has on my body. I guess I keep thingsView full post »

The Veggie Lovers List – April

I am very lucky as I regularly get sent wonderful products to try from friends of the blog and members of the widerView full post »

The Veggies & Me eBook is here

Just in time for Meat Free Week… the brand new The Veggies & Me – For You – ebook is here! WHAT&#View full post »

How to make roast peppers

Making your own roast peppers is a great idea. They are so expensive to buy and often soaked in low quality canola oil.View full post »

Get ready for Meat Free Week

Meat Free Week 2014 is just a matter of days away and to provide the inspiration and motivation you need to succeed myView full post »

Breakfast Chia Pudding

Chia seeds, coconut water, fruit and nuts are a great way to start the day. Chia seeds are a great source of protein,View full post »

Veggie Lovers Guide to Dubai

Never has the term “clash of cultures” been more appropriate than in describing Dubai. This desert oasis ofView full post »

Banana Choc Paleo Pancakes

So what is the Paleo Diet… incase you have been living in a mass media bubble or under a rock…? According toView full post »

Why go meat free for a week?

It’s not long now ’til it’s Meat Free Week. 24th-30th March 2014. Sign up today online… hereView full post »

Roast Cauliflower Salad

Have you heard the good news about Cruciferous vegetables? The vegetables of the Brassicaceae family, like cabbage,View full post »

Kale Pesto

We all know about the importance of eating fresh raw greens but sometimes salad can get a bit monotonous. Kale is quiteView full post »

Veggie Lovers Guide to Hobart

Hobart is a place to wander. Spend lazy days meandering along the streets and lanes of Battery Point, strolling alongView full post »

Happy New Year!

I am back at the computer after a couple of beautiful weeks of holidays. I spent a week in Tassie with friends andView full post »

New Years Resolution Giveaway!

Drum roll please! The winners of the New Years Resolution Giveaway are… eat whole food: Kate Harvey grow your ownView full post »

Summer Lychee Ice-cream

One of the best things about summer and Christmas in Australia is the amazing seasonal fruit. I absolutely loveView full post »