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

3 ingredient dairy-free ice-cream

3 INGREDIENTS | VEGAN | GLUTEN-FREE | DAIRY-FREE | NUT-FREE | CHILD FRIENDLY | NO ADDED CANE SUGAR | LOW FRUCTOSE I made this “nice-cream” or vegan ice-cream or whatever you choose to call it because I have been getting mighty bored of the whinging of “Whats for afternoon teeeeeeea?” the whole walk home from … Continue reading 3 ingredient dairy-free ice-cream

Paleo chocolate banana coconut flour cake

PALEO | VEGETARIAN | GLUTEN-FREE | DAIRY-FREE | 6 INGREDIENTS ONLY INGREDIENTS 3 large bananas (approx 400g) 110g coconut water (I used Natural Raw C) 3 organic eggs 1/2 cup coconut flour 1/2 cacao 75g tahini I inadvertently forgot baking powder, but it turned out perfectly without Optional: 1/2 cup raspberries (to put on top) … Continue reading Paleo chocolate banana coconut flour cake

Pink grapefruit & strawberry frappe

VEGAN | RAW | GLUTEN FREE | DAIRY FREE | PALEO | LOW FRUCTOSE | JERF I have never done a juice fast, nor do I plan on ever doing one but I do love adding a blended smoothie / frappe every so often to get a massive nutrient hit in a condensed form (eg … Continue reading Pink grapefruit & strawberry frappe

Spinach strawb blood orange juice

What it lacks in looks, it makes up for in both taste and nutrients...now that the boys rugby season is over, we have spent the last two Saturdays at Orange Grove Market. One of my favourite fruits, the lemonade fruit has been irresistible so I figured at this time of year while flu & are … Continue reading Spinach strawb blood orange juice

crumbed fish | family friendly

I have a confession to make. Until not that long ago, I used to buy crumbed fish fillets for my sons. I don't know why, when I would always flick through the ingredient list, somehow justifying that it wasn't an everyday food in our household. I have a few versions of this crumbed fish, but … Continue reading crumbed fish | family friendly

vegan cashew cheezcake

Before you judge me about using the word "cheezcake", it's purely to get across a point about it not actually being cheese or animal based at all. This vegan cake, to me, is more like an ice-cream (or should that be ice-CREEM) cake. This is my first attempt at making my own cheezcake, with my … Continue reading vegan cashew cheezcake

Peanut butter & coconut no-cook fudge

Don't do what I did & make this in 30 degree heat, only for the fudge to literally melt in my hand (well I'll maintain that as an excuse for shoving it in my mouth so fast). INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup Mayver's peanut & coconut 1.5 tbspns coconut oil 1 tspn vanilla powder (I love Honest … Continue reading Peanut butter & coconut no-cook fudge

Kids banana & carrots muffins

I am constantly on the look out for healthy recipes to fill the lunchboxes of my sons. Seeing as they have a combined 25 years (EEK!) of school remaining, it would surely be of benefit to find something easy that they enjoy, & can be popped in the lunchbox. GLUTEN-FREE, DAIRY-FREE, NUT-FREE, SUGAR-FREE INGREDIENTS 2 … Continue reading Kids banana & carrots muffins

Cheezy omelette 

This is a fabulous balance of protein, healthy fats & carbs. This simple gluten-free, dairy-free vegetarian dish, that should start your day on a good note. I wasn't a big egg eater until I saw a Naturopath in July 2015 who suggested I add more to my diet, due to being a lazy pescetarian (I … Continue reading Cheezy omelette