Garlic + Chive Cashew Cheese | Your Party Companion

Difficulty: Easy Makes about 1 cup The cheese platter is a staple of every gathering and for non-vegan folk, they're pretty effing easy to throw together. For vegans, buying a selection of vegan cheeses can be a bit spenno and making them yourself can be a tad time consuming. I wasn't hella confident in making my own cheese recipes so mainly stuck to the recipes of others, however I've recently spent some time using what I've learned to branch out and create my...

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2017 Christmas Gift Guide

In the words of the great Nelly "AHHHH SHIT!" - it's that time of year again! While many of you aren't down with the festive season, Christmas for me is truly the most wonderful time of the year because I get to share with you all my Christmas Gift Guide! There are so many gems in this year's guide, you're probs gonna want it all (and I don't blame you). So leave this post open on your computer where your...

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4 Ingredient Macaroons

Difficulty: Easy Makes 18 Looking for a quick and easy treat to take along to your next gathering? My 4 Ingredient Macaroons are going to be that quick and easy treat, whether or not they make it to the gathering entirely depends on your restraint though. Ingredients 2/3 cup aquafaba (the liquid from canned chickpeas) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup caster sugar 2 cups desiccated coconut Method Preheat the oven to 160°C and line two baking sheets with baking paper. Add the aquafaba...

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Creamy Potato Bake

Difficulty: Easy Serves 4-6 When I announced on Instagram recently that I was going to start prepping Christmas recipes, I could almost hear the groans coming through the phone. While it does seem a tad early to start rolling our the festive fare, you gotta realise that I do it for you guys so that you can plan your holiday meals well in advance! My mum makes our vegan Christmas lunch so this is all 4 u, fam. Potato bake is one of...

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Salted Caramel + Banana Chiller

Difficulty: Easy Serves 2 Warmer weather is here and whether I like it or not, it's time to get used to it. I've teamed up with my pals at Nature's Charm yet again to hit you with the ultimate chill recipe for summer; my Salted Caramel + Banana Chiller. I love the range of coconut sauces by Nature's Charm because they are so bloody versatile. Chuck 'em on top of ice cream, dip fruit into 'em or even eat it straight from the...

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Brush Up with Dusty Girls

Price: $28.00 Where to Buy: www.dustygirls.com.au When it comes to affordable and natural cosmetics, Dusty Girls are one of the brands killing it. They've recently unleashed their super affordable Vegan Brush Collection and passed them onto me to try. Four essential brushes to keep your look on point, inside a handy envelope so you can look great on the go. Aesthetically, these babies look adorable with their white and rose gold handles teamed with white and grey cruelty-free bristles. Get your base locked in with...

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Simple Cashew Ricotta

Difficulty: Easy Makes about 1 cup There's something so satisfying about making your own vegan cheese but so many recipes out there are hella time consuming. This recipe takes only minutes to whip up and tastes great on crackers, in pastas and even straight from the jar. Ingredients 1 cup raw cashews (soaked for 8 hours) Juice of a half lemon 2 tablespoons non-dairy plain yoghurt 1 tablespoon white miso paste 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast Method Chuck the soaked cashews into...

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Kick It with holster

Price: From $15.00 AUD Where to Buy: www.holsterfashion.com I bloody love how much easier it's becoming to source vegan footwear that not only looks good but is also great quality, so when holster got in touch with your girl to send a pair of shoes my way, I couldn't resist! Scrolling through the holster website, you'll find great shoes for women and kids in all kinds of casual styles from sandals, to espadrilles to wedges. Plus they're all 100% vegan, registered with The Vegan...

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Glossy with Inika

Price: From $35.00 AUD Where to Buy: www.inika.com For the longest time I've been a strictly matte lip kinda gal, sometimes throwing a semi-moisturised look in there when the occasion called for it. Now that warmer weather has arrived, I'm feeling glossy which is convenient because my pals at Inika have recently launched an outta sight range of Certified Organic Lip Glazes suitable for both day and night looks. My lips do have a tendency to get a little dry, so I'm really vibing...

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