Month: June 2017

Easy Vegan Mayonnaise

Easy Vegan Mayonnaise

There are a lot of recipes for vegan mayonnaise and the ingredients vary drastically from recipe to recipe. Some use tofu, some use the slimy liquid you drain off a can of chick peas (known as aqua faba). This recipe is simpler and you are […]

Don’t get tripped up by tricky trace ingredients! Animal products that lurk in everyday groceries

Don’t get tripped up by tricky trace ingredients! Animal products that lurk in everyday groceries

While it’s amazing to find there are no animal products in some “off the shelf” supermarket product (see Secretly vegan), there are others that you’d think were free from animal products, but are not. The key offending products that pop up in many grocery items […]

Secretly vegan – everyday grocery items safe for vegans

Secretly vegan – everyday grocery items safe for vegans

A number of everyday grocery items are vegan, even though they are not labelled as such.  Many product labels can include precautionary warnings such as “May contain traces of egg or milk” to alert customers that traces of an allergenic food might unintentionally have wound up in the package, so if you happy little vegomite is not allergic, there is not need to steer clear of these items.  See following a list of everyday items you can confidently feed your vegans. Please note – companies may change ingredients, so please double check the label.  Accidentally Vegan Australia has a comprehensive and up to date list; https://www.facebook.com/AccidentallyVeganAustralia/

Everyday vegan groceries

  • Pampus puff pastry
  • Pampas Shortcrust Pastry
  • Oreo biscuits
  • Massel chicken stock powder
  • Asian Selection Cocktail Vegetable Spring Rolls
  • Birds Eye Corn Fritters
  • Borg’s Curry Pastries
  • Borg’s Shortcrust Pastry
  • Ho Mai Spring Rolls
  • Ho Mai Yum Cha Cocktail Vegetable Spring Rolls
  • Chang’s Long Life Noodles
  • Hakubaku Noodles – Udon – Organic, Soba Organic
  • Vetta High Fibre Pasta
  • San Remo Pasta
  • Arnott’s Entertainers – some varieties
  • Arnott’s Jatz Original
  • Arnott’s Salada crackers
  • Arnott’s Sensations Shapes – Lime & Chilli
  • Arnott’s Vita-Weats – Original
  • Doritos (original chips)
  • Doritos Spicy Sweet Chili chips
  • Grain Waves chips – Original
  • Kettle Chips – Sea Salt & Vinegar, Chili, Original Plain
  • Mission Organics Corn Chips: Blue Corn, White Corn
  • Mission Tortilla Corn Chips
  • Pringles – BBQ, Original
  • Red Rock Deli Potato Chips – Sea Salt
  • Ritz Crackers
  • Sakata – BBQ Delites
  • Smith’s – Original chips

As a side note: Cocoa butter is the edible vegetable fat extracted from cocoa beans

Please share what other items you’ve found to be vegan 🙂

Thai Sweet Potato Soup

Thai Sweet Potato Soup

This nutritious and filling soup is quick and easy to make. The coconut cream makes it smooth and creamy and the lemon grass gives it that unmistakable Thai flavour.

Aioli

Aioli

Aioli is a great accompaniment to any vege platter, bowl of chips or burger. This recipe is quick and easy. Print Aioli Course Side Dish Prep Time 5 minutes Servings 6 Ingredients 1 large egg room temperature 20 ml white wine vinegar 1 dash lemon […]

Mushroom and Walnut Pate

Mushroom and Walnut Pate

Delicious vegan pate that can be used as a sandwich spread or on toast, partner with avocado for something extra special.

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