Tangy Slow Cooker Beef Stew with Root Veg @OmNomAlly

Slow Cooker Tangy Beef Stew with Root Veg

Alison Murray Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Mains, Nut-free, Paleo, Recipes, Slow Cooker, Soups & Stews 1 Comment

It’s said that a good meal nourishes the soul and I’m struggling to think of many things as nourishing as a “fall apart” tender and hearty beef stew. Bubbling away in the slow cooker while I go about my day, I love getting dinner prep sorted early in the morning and out of the way. We always have busy weekends in …

Gut Healing Vegetable Stock |Om Nom Ally

Gut Healing Vegetable Stock

Alison Murray Dairy-free, DIY, Gluten-free, Home Remedies, Natural Living, Nut-free, Paleo, Recipes, Soups & Stews, Stock & Broth, Vegan, Vegetarian 36 Comments

I’m totally committed to my monthly ritual of making home-made stock on the stovetop or slowcooker. Sometimes it’s a flavourful chicken stock or a beef bone broth that I’m cackling over in my kitchen cauldron; other times it’s this flavourful vegetable stock that I’m simmering away. It’s become a ‘must have’ and if I run out I get very upset …

Slow Cooker Pork & Noodle Soup | Om Nom Ally

Slow Cooker Pork Noodle Soup

Alison Murray Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Mains, Nut-free, Recipes, Slow Cooker, Soups & Stews 2 Comments

I’ve learnt this week that talking about copyright infringement on Facebook is an area fraught with danger. While Facebook fighting is a widespread and well-known issue, I’m honestly amazed by the vitriol I received after questioning a  group I’m in about the practice of copy-pasting from blogs, due to copyright concerns and Facebook terms of service issues. The situation has been resolved thankfully, but certainly wasn’t …

Anti-inflammatory Carrot & Three Ginger Soup | Om Nom Ally

Anti-Inflammatory Carrot & Three Ginger Soup

Alison Murray Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Nut-free, Recipes, Soups & Stews, Vegan, Vegetarian 1 Comment

Inflammation is an essential part of our innate immunity for infection control, where acutely it can be beneficial in helping us heal from trauma. We experience this kind of inflammation as PRISH – Pain, Redness, Immobility, Swelling and Heat. To illustrate, imagine having the flu accompanied by a sore throat. It may hurt to swallow (pain, immobility) and your tonsils …

Whole Celery, Potato and Chickpea Soup | Om Nom Ally

Whole Celery, Potato and Chickpea Soup

Alison Murray Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Legumes, Nut-free, Recipes, Soups & Stews, Vegan, Vegetarian 0 Comments

I’m a lover of the discarded, unloved greens of everyday vegetables. Carrot tops? I make a mean carrot-top pesto. Beet leaves? Try my Whole Beet Juice with Apple, Celery & Ginger. Celery leaves? Don’t you dare throw those out – they’re delicious! I’ve already extolled the health benefits of celery leaves when I pleaded with you all the make some …