Cauliflower mash | vegan

It's probably already out of fashion now but cauliflower mash, I took a while to get to meet you but now I have, it's true love. My gorgeous friend Maria-Elena (check her out on Insta @thewellnessfountain) made me the most delicious cauliflower mash a few weeks ago & I swore I would try it at … Continue reading Cauliflower mash | vegan

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

20 pantry items to kickstart a healthy 2017

If I could force everyone to have 2 New Year's Resolutions they would be to drastically reduce high-fructose foods & to start purchasing pantry staples from bulk stores, using their own jars. My top 20 pantry items to kickstart your healthy 2017 are: 1. Nuts - a quick, easy snack high in protein & fat … Continue reading 20 pantry items to kickstart a healthy 2017

Gluten-free quiche | Thermomix 

We are currently staying with my parents while we renovate - some amazing parts, some difficult. Free use of a Thermomix & never ending supply of fresh rosemary  definitely land in the "pros" column! 1 cup buckwheat groats 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup cashews 1/3 cup (or a touch under) coconut flour 7 eggs … Continue reading Gluten-free quiche | Thermomix 

banana berry smoothie bowl

There's something indulgent but delicious about having a smoothie bowl for breakfast. I absolutely love this combination & could have a variation of it most days for breakfast, lunch or dinner. INGREDIENTS 2 bananas 1 cup frozen organic berries (berries tend to be highly sprayed crops so I recommend buying organic where possible) 2 tablespoons … Continue reading banana berry smoothie bowl

Easy take to work lunch | vego

On the days I am organised enough, I love to make lunch to take to work. It tends to be cheaper, you get exactly what you want & it tends to be more nutrient dense. My brother is currently staying with us & my sons are obsessed with him, which means I have more time … Continue reading Easy take to work lunch | vego

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