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5 ways to keep healthy at home

Many of us think its a great idea to be stuck at home relaxing all day long. Unfortunately, it isn’t as easy as some may think. Laziness, compulsive eating and no outside human interaction can quickly begin to wear down your body and mind. Instead of looking at this as a negative, we can use…

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Is Going Dairy Free Better For Your Skin?

Cut the dairy & cut the troubles! “Since milk can increase the blood sugar level, it’s thought that this mechanism stimulates hormones, which leads to the increase of male hormone production, which directly causes more oil,” explains New York-based board-certified dermatologist Dr. Arielle R. Nagler. Cutting out dairy isn’t cheap Switching to almond milk with…

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YUM! Healthy, easy, and super Delicious

Fresh Tofu Tacos Ingredients: Cos lettuce leaves DFDU aioli – For stockist locations head to- https://dairyfreedownunder.com.au/stockist/ ¼ red onion finely sliced ¼ cup walnuts crushed 1 diced carrot 2 finely sliced radish 1/3 cup chopped tomato ½ cucumber finely chopped 1 tbsp fresh chilli juice of ½ lemon 1 tbsp sesame seeds 1 tbsp tamari…

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The Australian Retailer Magazine – June 2019

AIOLI JUST GOT HIPSTER   Dairy-Free Down Under’s Aioli is the new must-have fridge staple. It’s creamy, delicious and has just the right punch of garlic. Pull this one out next time you’re entertaining and serve with salted oven-baked sweet potato fries and you’ll gain instant hipster-chef status. It’s a moreish spread on sandwiches, wraps…

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Cheesy Garlic and Herb Bread

Ingredients Dairy Free Down Under Mayo style 2 x Garlic cloves minced Italian herbs 1 x bread of your choice (GF if required) Mozzarella style shreds Directions Prepare the garlic bread by slicing the bread in half lengthways. Combine the Dairy Free Down Under Mayo style with 2 cloves garlic crushed and spread the mixture…

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Featured in – WEST AUSTRALIAN

Off the Shelf: What’s new in food VEGAN VENTURE Dairy-Free Down Under options. A family-owned and operated Australian business’ vegan-friendly alternatives to dairy products have proved such a hit that the company is now exporting to six countries. Dairy-Free Down Under offers choices ranging from cheese to dips and mayonnaise. Options include “parmesan” and cream…

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Jen’s Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

This Vegan Shepherd’s Pie is a great, hearty vegan dish that is sure to be a crowd-pleaser among vegans and non-vegans alike. Traditionally used in Japanese cuisine, adzuki beans add a deep, rich colour, a nutty flavour and a meaty-texture. Adzuki beans are believed to offer several health benefits, ranging from heart health and weight…

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LIVE KINDLY – Vegan Sour Cream Dip

WHY VEGAN SOUR CREAM DIPS ARE SUPERIOR TO DAIRY March 12, 2019 Jemima Webber Writer and Editor | Newcastle, Australia | Contactable via: jemima@livekindly.co So much vegan sour cream, so little time. Sour cream is beloved by many, making the perfect topping for nachos, burritos, baked potatoes, soups, and stews. It can be used in baking…

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HUGE feature in “FOOD & DRINK MAGAZINE” Stunning editorial coverage spread over a whole 3 PAGES!!

Dairy-free vegan products ring bells ‘down under’ Dairy-Free Down Under is the classic overnight success story that was years of trial and error in the making. Samantha Schelling reports on this vegan dairy operation. FOR Jenny and Kevin Flanagan it was simple: any new product sand business had to reflect their ideals, and they wanted…

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School lunches sent you crackers?

Kids with food restrictions may now enjoy cheese and crackers for the first time, thanks to Dairy-Free Down Under, which has just launched two innovatively healthy snack packs. Dairy, gluten and MSG-free, the vegan-friendly packs contain four rice crackers and come in both a Cashew Cream Cheese and a Cheddar Slice variety.   They’re the…

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Everything Is Ready To Make 2019 The “Year Of The Vegan”. Are you?

Article by FORBES MAGAZINE editor – Davide Banis In an article of the magazine’s special edition The World in 2019, The Economist’ correspondent John Parker declared 2019 the “year of the Vegan”. According to Parker, interest in veganism is soring, especially among millenials, with “fully a quarter of 25- to 34-year-old Americans declaring to be vegans or vegetarians.” The…

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DAIRY-FREE MEXICAN COB LOAF

Ingredients – 1 Rye cob loaf or multigrain cob loaf (Gluten free optional) 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 400g can black beans, rinsed, drained 2-3 ripe tomatoes, finely chopped 1 medium onion, finely chopped 200g (1pkt) Dairy-Free Down Under Mozzarella Style cheese 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 tub Dairy-Free Down Under Sour Cream Style…

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TIS THE SEASON FOR DAIRY-FREE OPTIONS

This festive season, don’t get left behind (or leave anyone out). Our dairy-free cheese and toppings ensure any meal caters for dairy-free, vegan and gluten-free lifestyles. Whether it’s a perfect summer salad or a delicious cheese and cracker spread – we’ve got you covered. From our family to yours, we wish you a very merry (and healthy) festive season. –…

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GC BULLETIN feature: “Gold Coast business Dairy Free Down Under set to break into export markets with its vegan-friendly cheese products”

GOLD Coast business Dairy Free Down Under is a classic case of a couple seeking to diversify away from a commodity-price driven “unstable” industry into one with more value-added income potential. Kevin and Jenny Flanagan took over ready-to-eat fresh fruit snack supplier Family Fresh in 1995. The pair built it into a sizeable operation, which…

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Featured in “The Smart Company” Ten years on, here’s how these Aussie businesses survived the GFC, and kept thriving after

The global financial crisis of 2007-2008 is often talked about in business circles in hushed tones. It’s known as a time where numerous ventures fell over amidst reluctant shoppers and even more reluctant lenders, and it sparked a period of economic downturn that slowly ground down those who had managed to survive the initial bust.…

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JEN’S SCRUMPTIOUS BURGER RECIPE

Ingredients Your favourite bun (can be gluten free) A mixture of fresh veggies like grated carrot, beetroot, crispy lettuce, thinly sliced tomatoes and crunchy cucumber Vegan pattie (available at most supermarkets and independents) 1 packet of Dairy-Free Down Under Cheddar Style Slices 1 bottle of Dairy-Free Down Under Aioli Method Step 1. Cook your veggie pattie Step…

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VEGAN SOUR CREAM DEBUT AT ZAMBRERO

Our Dairy-Free Sour Cream will now be part of Zambrero’s toppings menu! In very exciting news, the new menu item means vegan and dairy-free customers can enjoy Zambrero burritos and bowls with the most important Mexican ingredient of all – sour cream. Try the sour cream today in all Zambrero stores around Australia. Over Wold…

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Product of the month

We have been receiving rave reviews on our Mozzarella Style Shreds! We created the Mozzarella with taste, melt and stretch in mind. Our dairy free Mozzarella Style Shreds are perfect melted under the grill on pizzas and mouth-watering Mexican dishes like tacos and nachos. Here is a review from our customer Bec: “I absolutely cannot…

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Did you know?

We’ve rustled up some stats and facts to show you just how popular the dairy-free industry is. – According to a new report by market research firm Packaged Facts in the fourth edition of Dairy and Dairy Alternative Beverage Trends in the United States., the non-dairy industry is predicted to be worth $28 billion in the…

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New cheese on the block

Dairy-Free Down Under was born from owners Kevin and Jenny Flanagan’s desire for their family of five to all sit around the table and enjoy the same meal, despite one of their daughters’ intolerance to dairy.  Since launching the brand in March 2018 after three years of research and development, Gold Coast-headquartered Dairy-Free Down Under…

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