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Win 1 of 5 copies of “The Alternative Kitchen: A beginners guide to cooking without dairy, soy, gluten, egg or meat.”

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Thanks to Complementary Kitchen we are giving away 5 copies of the cookbook “The Alternative Kitchen: A beginners guide to cooking without dairy, soy, gluten, egg or meat”, RRP $29.95.

An essential cooking resource for anyone learning how to cook without dairy, soy, gluten, egg or meat.

The Alternative Kitchen: A beginners guide to cooking without dairy, soy, gluten, egg or meat, is  an essential cooking resource for anyone newly diagnosed with  single or multiple food intolerances and other food sensitivities. It is filled with practical recipes, reference tables and cooking tips and tricks that you most need when you first start cooking without common ingredients like dairy, soy, gluten, egg or meat as well as handy food substitution charts, food preparation techniques, and practical, easy-to-make recipes. The book includes all the recipes from the pilot season of the cooking show and more for a total of 55 recipes and is aimed toward the beginner learning how to substitute foods and cook with alternatives but offers recipes and ideas for all skill levels.

The recipes included:

  • Breakfasts: What to have with your cereal or coffee if you can’t have dairy milk, how to make delicious milk shakes and more
  • Dips & Spreads: Delicious options you can put on your lunch, eat as a snack or take to share at a party
  • Dressings & Condiments: Delicious recipes to make salads and steamed veggies tastier
  • Cold drinks & Party drinks: Something tasty for those warm summer evenings and special occasions
  • Family meal ideas: Recipe ideas that everyone can enjoy

With the recipes and tips in this book you’ll:

  • Learn which handy alternatives you can use
  • Feel more confident cooking with these alternatives
  • Get some ideas for  family meals that everyone can eat so you aren’t cooking multiple dishes.
  • Get more tips on how to do more with the equipment you already have in your kitchen, without feeling like you have to go out and buy a lot of new expensive items.

About the Author:
Lisa White is a qualified naturopath and nutritionist with a background as a medical research scientist. She has a special interest in food intolerances, women’s health and helping people maintain their health over the long term through her naturopathic clinic in Adelaide, South Australia. She is the author of The Alternative Kitchen: A beginners guide to cooking without dairy, soy, gluten, egg or meat and is also the producer of the online cooking show Alternative Chef Kitchen.




Competition details:

Prize: 5 copies of “The Alternative Kitchen: A beginners guide to cooking without dairy, soy, gluten, egg or meat”, RRP $29.95.
Who can enter?
 Australian residents, Members only
How often? Once a day
Promotion starts: 11/04/2016
Promotion ends: 06/05/2016

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Participation in the myVMC Competition (Competition) indicates your acceptance of the terms and conditions of entry set out below.

  1. The Promoter  is Virtual Medical of Level 2, 541 Hay Street, Subiaco, Western Australia 6008. Postal address is PO Box 531, Subiaco WA 6904 , Australia. ABN 12097593587.  Phone: +61 (08) 9388 0344. Fax: +61 (08) 9388 0611. The prize is sponsored by Complementary Kitchen Pty. Ltd. PO Box 1191, Marleston SA 5033.
  2. Promotional Period. The Promotion will be open from 2pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on Monday 11 April 2016 until 1pm AEST on Friday 06 May 2016.
  3. Eligible Entrants. Entry is open to all Australian residents, aged 15 years and over, who are new or existing members of myVMC, except employees or contractors of the Promoter or prize sponsor, and members of their immediate families. Entrants under the age of 18 must obtain the prior permission of a parent or guardian to enter.
  4. To enter you must:
    a) be a new or current myVMC member
    b) submit an answer to the question asked, and
    c) submit all required contact details
  5. Prizes. There are 5 (five) prizes. Each consists of a copy of the book “The Alternative Kitchen: A beginners guide to cooking without dairy, soy, gluten, egg or meat”, each valued at RRP $29.95. Total prize pool RRP $149.75.
  6. Winners: The winners of the competition will be the people who submit an entry that the judges regard as the best in terms of creativity and originality. Chance plays no part in determining the winners. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding their decision.
    Incomplete, illegible or incorrect entries or entries containing offensive or defamatory comments, or which breach any law or infringe any third party rights, including intellectual property rights, are not eligible to win.
  7. Notification: The winners will be selected by the promoter. The books will then be sent by the prize sponsor to the winners’ addresses as provided in the entry form. The winners may also be posted on (including their name, suburb and state).
  8. Change of address: It is the entrants’ responsibility to inform the Promoter if their residential address, email address or phone number changes during the Competition Period.  Prizes will only be delivered in Australia.
  9. Unclaimed prizes: In the event that the Prize has not been claimed by 12 noon AEST 20 May 2016, subject to any directions given by State and Territory gaming departments the prize will be awarded to the next best eligible entrant as chosen by the judges.
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  10. Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and are not redeemable for cash. All other costs associated with a Prize are the responsibility of the winner. The Promoter shall not be liable for any Prize that may be lost, stolen, forged, damaged or tampered with in any way before it reaches the winner.
  11. If the Promoter is unable to provide a winner with the nominated Prize, the Promoter reserves the right to supply an alternative prize of the equal or greater value, subject to any written directions given by State or Territory gaming departments.
  12. Entries will be deemed to be accepted at the time of receipt by the  Promoter. No responsibility will be taken for lost, late or misdirected  entries. The Promoter is not responsible for technical difficulties with the entry mechanism and does not warrant that the entry mechanism will  be available at all times.
  13. If, for any reason, the Promotion is not capable of running as  planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering,  unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failure or any other causes  beyond the control of the Promoter, which corrupt or affect the  administration security, fairness or integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, the Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to  take any action that may be available, subject to State and Territory  regulations.
  14. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify entries in the event of non-compliance with these terms and conditions of entry. In the event there is a dispute concerning the conduct of the Promotion, the decision of the Promoter is final and binding on each entrant and no correspondence will be entered into.
  15. The Promoter reserves the right to request winners to provide proof of identity, proof of residency at the nominated prize delivery address and/or proof of entry validity in order to claim a prize. Proof of identification,  residency and entry considered suitable for verification is at the discretion of the Promoter. In the event that a winner cannot provide suitable proof, the winner will forfeit the prize in whole and no substitute will be offered.
  16. The Promoter makes no representations or warranties as to the  quality/suitability/merchantability of any of the goods/services offered as prizes. The Promoter or prize sponsor shall not be liable for any damage or loss whatsoever which is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) or any personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with this promotion, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.
  17. By entering the competition, each entrant agrees to the use of their 25 word statement for printing, broadcast, publicity and promotional purposes, without compensation, and agrees that the Promoter will own all intellectual property rights, in any such material.
  18. The personal information provided by participants to the Promoter  may be used by the Promoter for the purpose of conducting the Competition. The Promoter is bound by the provisions of the Privacy Act 1988.

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Posted On: 11 April, 2016
Modified On: 6 May, 2016


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