Banana Bread

Who would have thought 12 months ago that there would be a global challenge of who could make the best banana bread? I’m late to the party but it seemed appropriate to cap off the year with my own version. This one is gluten-free, dairy-free & cane sugar free, but I promise it’s still delicious … Continue reading Banana Bread

40 things I’ve learned before turning 40

1. LAUGH. With friends, family, when remembering a funny moment (like when I recently fell off a sofa in the middle of a speech at an intimate 40th) or even when watching TV. Humour is a superpower. One of my favourite photos of all time is a photo of my Mum & sister in absolute … Continue reading 40 things I’ve learned before turning 40

Chocolate tahini cookies

6 INGREDIENTS | GLUTEN-FREE | DAIRY-FREE | VEGETARIAN | CONTAINS NUTS & SESAME These cookies turned out better than I ever expected. I don't normally use honey in recipes so they were a little on the sweet side - feel free to substitute with something less intensely sweet. We had been given some honey so … Continue reading Chocolate tahini cookies

Oat cookies

NUT-FREE | EGG-FREE | VEGETARIAN | CANE SUGAR FREE | 6 EASY PANTRY/FRIDGE INGREDIENTS | THERMOMIX 120g organic butter50g honey (or maple)1tspn bicarb100g oats150g plain flour 65g coconut sugar pre-heat the oven to 170 degrees celsiusline an oven tray with unbleached baking paper Throw butter (lightly chopped) & honey in the thermoSet to 60 degrees … Continue reading Oat cookies

Tackling environmental impact

The bushfires in Australia over the summer of 2019-2020 have been beyond anything I ever recall experiencing in my life. I heard on the news last night (unsurprisingly) that 2019 was the hottest & driest year on record for Australia. My kids want to do a 'gap year' & move to the Highlands of Scotland … Continue reading Tackling environmental impact

My top 5 instaspirations

As much as it can be challenging to sift through the volumes of inaccurate & sometimes downright dangerous advice on Social Media, there are also some incredibly inspiring people out there. Jacqui Scruby. I first met Jacqui when she worked with a friend of mine - no doubt I was sipping a sugar filled alcoholic … Continue reading My top 5 instaspirations

Ricotta hotcakes

GLUTEN-FREE | VEGETARIAN | CANE SUGAR FREE I looked online unsuccessfully for a gluten-free, grain-free sugar-free ricotta pancake so here it is.....kids approved & maximum six ingredients 3 organic eggs1 cup almond meal1 tablespoon psyllium husk (this helps bind)1 1/2 cups (375g) ricotta2 tablespoons buckwheat flourOptional: 1 tablespoon coconut sugar Mix all ingredients together. Leave … Continue reading Ricotta hotcakes