Recipe – Spicy Green Salad

Ingredients – Salad Dressing

For the dressing:

1 Tbsp soy sauce

7 Tbsp lime juice

3 hot chillies 

1/3 C red onions chopped

1 Tbsp sugar


Add all of the ingredients in a bowl and combine. 

 Salad – I just made a simple green salad with shredded carrot, rocket, baby spinach leaves, yellow capsicum, avocado then added some pepitas and nigella seeds.  Add the salad dressing to the salad then combine and plate up.  

Snack – Fruit & Nut Peanut Lovers Snackballs 

Okay these are not as healthy as Edamame but sometimes when your brain is mush through problem solving engineering tasks all day it is good to occasionally indulge in these yummy treats.   I actually intended on buying some Cliff Bars but I couldn’t find any so I stumbled across these.

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 Nutritional Snack – Edamame 

Edamame are a great nutritional snack.  I ate them first on a trip to Japan a few years ago.  Normally they are hard to find in the regular supermarkets.  We were fortunate on our trip to Costco recently to find them being sold there , so now when I feel like a light meal or snack I just heat these up in some salty water.

Edamame (which means stem bean) is an immature soybeans in the pod, it is also popular in the cuisine of China, Korea and Hawaii.   

Edamame and other preparations of soybeans are rich in protein, dietary fiber, and micronutrients, particularly folate, manganese, phosphorus and vitamin K   The balance of fatty acids in 100 grams of edamame is 361 mg of omega-3 fatty acids to 1794 mg of omega-6 fatty acids. Source : Wikipedia 

Recipe – Orange, Corn Chip and Sunflower Seed Salad

It’s been super hot and humid here in Queensland so the meal of choice for us is always a cool refreshing salad. This salad has great texture. It has a slight salty, sour and sweet combination of flavours which burst in the mouth tickling all those taste buds at once.
Serves 2 people
4 handfuls of mixed salad
2 handfuls of corn chips
2 juicy oranges diced
1 half cucumber chopped in chunks
3 spring onions chopped
1/2 C Sunflower seeds
1/2 C Pumpkin seeds
Salad Dressing – vinaigrette Italian
Add the ingredients in the order above an toss with hands then serve

Vegan Friendly Cafe – Raw Energy, Noosaville, Queensland, Australia

This vegan friendly cafe provides very good healthy vegan food. This cafe is located at Noosaville and is situated opposite the beautiful Noosa River.
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Raw Energy
Cafe Details:
Shop 1 ‘On the Terrace’
231 Gympie Terrace,
Noosaville QLD 4566
Phone: 07 5474 1434

What Did I Order ?
I ordered the Mexican 5 bean burger with sweet chilli. I also ordered a juice which is called a
Re-energizer which has pear, pineapple, watermelon, strawberry, mint.
Both very fresh and delicious.