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15 Vegan Winter-Warmer Main Dishes everyone will LOVE!

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, cold constitution, I suffer in the extremes. Now don’t get me wrong, I adore Winter; the food, the fashion, heaters, sleeping in, snuggly weekends…. but the weather can stick it’s proverbial head up it’s proverbial ass. Back to food. That’s one thing I ADORE about Winter. Thick, stew-y soups bubbling over the stove, dough rising to be baked, endless pots of chai, roasted vegetables, al denté pasta with spicy...

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Before you drink your next green smoothie, read this.

Are they still the rage? I think they are going to have a resurgence again after Vogue posted Lara Bingles’ fave green smoothie recipe.   I’ve enjoyed them in the past. Oh yes, believe me I have. I’ve experienced the clear, glowing skin, the whites of my eyes getting whiter, the regular (and sometimes unexpected) trips to the bathroom, and the endless energy. I’ve also experienced dampness, bloating, heaviness, fluid retention, tiredness and digestive issues (a low digestive fire/agni) that I’ve been trying to rectify with my Acupuncturist for years. The dampness I speak of is a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) term. I largely follow a TCM based ‘diet’ as it suits me, and it’s all about balance. In every...

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