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Desserts / 09.09.2020

Classic orange olive oil cake with a hint of almond and spring. Today we celebrate life and the promise of something new that the season brings. The perfect way to celebrate spring! Even though citrus is known to be a winter fruit, it's still in season and the perfect addition to give your dishes the lift it needs. I only recently started using olive oil in my baking and the flavour it adds combined with the orange and almond had me hypnotised and wanting more with each bite. This orange...

Breakfast, Snacks / 07.07.2020

A sweet, summery and floral smoothie packed with vitamin C and antioxidants. Am I the only one that can't seem to give up summer food during winter? Especially when it's so much easier to just plop everything into the blender and get going again. Knowing that you just had a nutritious snack/meal within minutes. I always try and eat seasonally and now that grapefruit is finally in abundance I want to take full advantage of this gorgeous fruit. The Woolworths Sweet Sunrise Grapefruit is much sweeter and not-as-tangy as...

Desserts, Snacks / 16.06.2020

Grain-free, mint choc chip, almond flour cookies made with aquafaba . I never intended to start a revolution or anything but they might decide to change the phrase from 'take a chill pill' to ' eat a chill cookie', just saying. Enriched with a dose of CBD oil to make these already delicious cookies functional as well. Yes, please let's go! These Mint Chip Cookies are; soft,chewy,minty & sweet,easy to makeand calming. If you loved making these cookies, why not try Gluten-free Maamoul cookies or Fig and...

Desserts / 16.05.2020

Gluten-free honey glazed french-inspired tarts. Figs are my favourite fruit and coincidentally fig season also starts around the same time as my birthday. Inspired by Donna Hay and Rick Stein and Jamie Oliver's fig frangipane tarts I knew just had to try my hand at it as well. The golden crust is crumbly with a hint of sweetness. A combination of buckwheat flour and gluten-free flour were used with xanthan gum to bind the flours to form the dough. If you don't prefer a gluten-free crust just use any other...

Breakfast, Desserts, Recipes / 11.04.2020

Soft, gooey, buttery, sugary, pull-apart raisin cinnamon rolls. Even though this recipe is refined sugar-free and dairy-free it is still all the buttery, sugary goodness we were craving and not healthy at all. I made these raisin cinnamon rolls for Easter this year and they were inhaled by my family in literal seconds. If you are vegan, try our Vegan Easter Hot Cross Cinnamon Rolls , or for something with a little less sugar try our Vegan, Cinnamon, Date and Orange Buns. These recipes are also great for easter...

Recipes / 09.04.2020

The easter recipes you didn't know you needed until today. This year it definitely feels like easter weekend sneaked up on me with all the madness going on in the world with COVID-19. But it's in these times that we find solace in the quality time we get to spend with loved ones and "breaking bread" like Barbara Coloroso says. "There is something profoundly satisfying about sharing a meal. Eating together, breaking bread together, is one of the oldest and most fundamentally unifying of human experiences." - Barbara Coloroso I've...

Desserts, Recipes, Snacks / 10.02.2020

Easy and delicious snack with a hazelnut and crunch surprise on the inside. Who needs a boyfriend when you can have a snack like this! Quick and easy Hazelnut centered cocoa date balls ready to serve as a healthy snack or lunchbox treat. Using only 10 wholesome ingredients to make these quick and easy date balls you'll have snacks for the whole week prepared in no time. These date balls are gluten-free, dairy-free and refined sugar-free. I know I know, date balls aka energy bites are so last decade but honestly,...

Breakfast, Snacks / 23.01.2020

Dairy and refined sugar-free breakfast muffins with spelt flour Okay, by now we all know that muffins are basically code for cupcakes without the icing, right? In terms of nutritional value and calories, you might as well just eat the cupcake. But not over here friends! This wholesome seedy morning glory muffin is packed with carrots, apples, healthy fats, fiber and omega 3. What better way is there to start your day? Let's break it down So what exactly is a morning glory muffin? It's usually a muffin...

Uncategorized / 20.01.2020

Deliciously fresh and crisp summer salad for a light lunch or a quick and easy side dish. Most days it's honestly too hot to cook or eat anything that isn't a smoothie or fresh salad. And we can all use a little salad inspiration to keep it fresh and fun. So let's get tossing those salads. I love using seasonal ingredients and incorporating as much variety as possible. When making a salad the right way, there is a fine line of having to pour on heaps of...

Uncategorized / 14.01.2020

December I am blessing you with not one but two new playlists for your listening pleasure. Everything you need to take that last exhale, relax and something to make you shimmy to celebrate a great 2019! Featuring 40 songs I listen to when I bake, go for sunset hikes or enjoying the company of friends. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5F14UJOupwurcALuhSJSAB?si=jCyfEoVgQPSX3wbS7p4JHA New Years Eve 2019 playlist is all the groove and funk you'll ever need. The first-ever collaborative playlist and I couldn't ask for anyone better to do it with than my cool neighbor and...