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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.

Jamie’s Food Revolution

Yesterday I had the immense pleasure of seeing Jamie Oliver at the Sydney Opera House with his Food Revolution Live showView full post »

Healthy Easter #Mayvers Giveaway

Thanks to my good friends at Mayver’s Spreads I have an amazing healthy and delicious Mayver’s View full post »

Healthy Lactation Cookies

You will find heaps of recipes online for “lactation cookies” (for helping boost supply during breastView full post »

Getting Alkaline…

A diet high in fresh fruit and veggies is undeniably the best option for optimal health. Green smoothies are an easy andView full post »

Macronutrient Salad – Zucchini Flowers

This is not so much a recipe but a full proof guide for how to make a salad which includes all your nutrition essentialsView full post »

Meat Free Week 2015

Here’s just a few reasons to support Meat Free Week 2015: 95% of Aussies don’t eat enough fruit &View full post »

Fennel and Lemon Cashew Cheese

As much as I think cheese, especially the artisan varieties, are delicious I try to avoid them. I have found over theView full post »

My Vegetarian Pregnancy

If you have been following along at home you will notice that I have a beautiful baby girl called Mackenzie. She is nowView full post »

Cauliflower Korma

I am starting to get the hang of my new daily routine with a little baby. It has become very apparent that if I wantView full post »

Herby Preserved Lemon Oven Baked Falafel

I am slowing working my way through the Middle Eastern “classics” which appear on the pages of Ottolenghi&#View full post »

How to cook Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash (also called vegetable spaghetti, noodle squash, vegetable marrow, spaghetti marrow, and squaghetti) isView full post »

Baba Gaboush

Middle Eastern food in most definitely some of my favourite. Middle Eastern dips and spreads are a great way to keep aView full post »

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 »