LaZuppa Soups

currylaksaSuggested by Jason Kitson

LaZuppa Gluten-Free Soups have 10 Vegan soups. Click here to see the full Vegan range with ingredients.

  • Curry Laksa Soup:  An authentic blend of traditional Thai flavours with fine rice noodles.
  • Italian Minestrone Soup:  A delicious blend of vegetables and legumes made to a traditional Italian recipe.
  • Lentil Soup: A tasty combination of vegetables and lightly spiced lentils.
  • Minestrone Soup:  A delicious blend of vegetables and beans made to an authentic Italian recipe.
  • Moroccan Pumpkin with Chickpea Soup:  An aromatic blend of spices, pumpkin and chickpeas.
  • Pumpkin Soup:  A favourite winter warmer full of wholesome sweet pumpkin.
  • Roasted Pumpkin Soup:  A wholesome soup filled with sweet roasted pumpkins.
  • Rustic Vegetable Soup:  A delicious blend of hearty vegetables with bortolli beans.
  • Spiced Red Lentil Soup:  A delicious blend of lightly spiced red lentils and aromatic herbs.
  • Tom Yum Soup:  An authentic blend of fragrant Thai herbs with distinct hot and sour flavours.

Veggie Patties – Petite Cuisine

Petite Cuisine Veggie PattiesSuggested by Francine

Comment:  Quite tasty and cooks in minutes. Shallow fry.

Ingredients:  Red kidney beans, capsicum, tomato, cucumber pickle, onion, corn, potato, soy protein, rice, dried orange pulp/unmodified maize starch, coriander flakes, garlic, vegetable booster (caramel colour 150A), pepper.

Availability:  Costco.

No Egg (Natural Egg replacer) – Orgran

orgran no eggSuggested by Francine

Comment:  An easy egg alternative for any recipe.

Orgran says:  “Orgran No Egg contains no cholesterol, no lactose and no egg! It can be used in cakes, meringues or to make egg free mayonnaise. It is also great as a pantry fill as each packet has the equivalent of 66 eggs. You’ll never run out of eggs again!”

Ingredients:  Potato starch, Tapioca flour, Calcium carbonate, Citric acid, vegetable gum (stabiliser): Methylcellulose.

Availability:   Available at some health shops and supermarkets.

Texas BBQ Primal Strips – Primal Spirit Foods

Texas BBQ Primal StripSuggested by Rowena

Primal Spirit Foods say: “Our Primal Strips are the favourite of protein hungry bikers, climbers, and outdoors people. Kids love them in their lunch boxes and as mid-day snacks. Primal Strips- Best tasting, best textured, meatless jerky at the lowest single-serve price on the market.”

I like the Texas BBQ flavour the best as it has a very nice taste and aroma. They also come in Thai Peanut, Teriyaki, Hickory Smoked (very peppery), Mesquite Lime (not to my taste) and I have yet to try Hot and Spicy.

Texas BBQ Flavour Ingredients: Non-Gmo Isolated Soy Protein, Water, Unrefined Evaporated Cane Juice, Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce (Water, Non-Gmo Soybeans, Sea Salt), Vinegar, Sea Salt, Natural Smoke Flavoring, Natural Vegetarian Spices. No Msg Added.

Free From Gluten Biscuits

Free From Double Choc BiscuitsAdded by Rowena

Double Choc Biscuits 160g:  Vegan and Gluten-Free Tim-Tams!

Ingredients: Gluten Free Flours (Tapioca, Besan), Chocolate (26%) (Sugar, Cocoa Butter, Cocoa Powder, Soy Lecithin, Natural Flavour), Sugar, Rice Bran Oil, Cocoa Butter, Cocoa Powder, Natural Flavours, Raising Agent (Sodium Bicarbonate), Salt.

Golden Choc-Filled Biscuits 150g:

Nine thick choc sandwich biscuits. Packet says suitable for Vegans.

Ingredients: Gluten Free Flours (Tapioca, Besan), sugar, Vegetable Oils (Rice Bran Oil, Cocoa Butter), Coconut, Golden Syrup (5%), Cocoa Powder.

These are the ones I’ve tried so far.  Look out for others in the range but be sure to check ingredients.

PONK with Tangy Sev – Deep Foods

ponkAdded by Rowena

Who could go past a dish called ‘Ponk’?  I just had to try it and it turned out to be a lovely spicy dish which uses grains that are like eating a cross between barley and baby peas.

Very easy to prepare you can just microwave for 1 minute or leave out to defrost for a few hours then sprinkle on the chickpea noodles.

Describes itself as an: “Extraordinary mix of tender green sorghum grains, crunchy chickpea noodles and choice spices. Serves 2.”

Ingredients: Green Sorghum Grains and Sev (Chickpea Noodles): Chickpea Flour, Corn Oil, Spices, Salt, Citric Acid, Asafoetida.