(paleo) No-bake bars

Honey almond no bake bars

I originally wanted to make something with an Anzac spin on it.  I thought of some kind of ”Anzac Bar” so that they could be easily consumed with your favourite brew after attending a dawn service.  As I was making them I thought “don’t mess with the original”.  Sometimes traditions are just [...]

(paleo) Cranberry and pistachio shortbread

Paleo shortbread

Shortbread is one of the treats I enjoy and following a paleo lifestyle doesn’t mean I miss out.   I love the rich buttery taste and the slightly crumbly texture that almost melted in your mouth yet still had a little crunch.  That is exactly what I wanted from this recipe and I think [...]

(paleo/raw) Salted caramel and chocolate bliss balls (nut-free option)

Raw treats

In my humble opinion, society today feels like a world of convenience.  I know this is rather a serious statement for the start my post with but I really feel this dictates many of our daily choices.  We all want things faster, easier and with less effort on our own behalf.  I’m very [...]

(paleo) Faux white chocolate

faux "white chocolate

Easter time is one of those joyous occasions when many of us catch up with family and friends.  Good food, company and a beverage or two.

There also tends to be LOTS of chocolate in one form or another.  Easter hunts are still as popular as ever with more and more varieties [...]

(paleo) Lemon cheesecake

Paleo lemon cheesecake

Food journeys, diets, eating plans, lifestyle choices.  These all evolve, grow and change, at times somewhat dramatically throughout our lives.

Food has been a big part of my life for as long as I can remember. My “journey” began as a youngster in the kitchen with my Mum.  I remember helping to make sausage rolls for [...]

(paleo/raw) Trio of smoothies

Paleo smoothies

The start of a new year seems to be the time that many of us make resolutions to change something in our life for the better.  While I’m not one to do so because I feel like I am setting myself up to fail, it is a time that I reflect on my [...]

Trio of healthy dips with homemade crackers

Trio of dips

I’m sure, like many other people, I find the beginning of a new year a time for reflection over the year(s) past.  I like to recap on lessons learnt, think about how I want the next year to be and sometimes even have a loose plan of action.

I used [...]

Chocolate cake (raw/vegan/paleo)

Chocolate cake

Recently I’ve been varying our diet a little (much to G’s dismay) by trying to get a few more veggies and leafy greens into each meal.  That includes breakfast and dessert.  And although my banana, chocolate breakfast shake, including a huge handful of spinach (I know it sounds bad), seemed ridiculous [...]

Green power soup

Green power soup

With the season starting to move towards winter G and I have both suffered with a slight sore throat and minor head cold.  So I’ve been thinking about how I can give our immune system a little boost.

Recently I’ve been reading about the health benefits of Kale.  It appears that [...]

Baklava spread

Baklava Spread

I may have mentioned before that making desserts is one of my favourite things to do in the kitchen and looking at my last few Newsletters I seem to do a lot of it .  Clients often ask me if I actually eat the food I create because they think [...]