Recipe Collection

Chocolate Espresso Brownies (5)

Chocolate espresso brownies

Please note that I used a Thermomix for this recipe but if you don’t have one, the recipe can very easily be made with general kitchen appliances! Ingredients 160g dark chocolate (I used 70% lindt), roughly chopped 40g coconut flour 60g coconut oil 4 free range eggs 1 1/2t finely ground organic coffee beans 80g…

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Chicken Bolognese with Zoodles

This recipe serves 2. You can easily double if you have a family to feed! You’ll need: 500 grams of chicken, 2-3 small zucchinis 2 big fresh tomatoes 1 large garlic bulb 3 sprigs of rosemary 1 brown onion Salt and Pepper  The how to: Preheat over to 180deg Cut your chicken into cubes and…

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Chocolate and date energy bars

These real food energy bars are a great alternative to commercially made bars that you will find in your local gym or outdoor adventure store. They contain no hidden nasties (ie preservatives, flavours and seed oils) plus, they are super simple to make and oodles cheaper! You’ll need: 13 medijool dates, pitted 1/2 cup almonds 1/2 cup…

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Warm broccolini pear & halloumi salad

This warm salad is a combination of salty halloumi, sweet pear and tangly lemon. Serve it warm straight from the pan or chill in the fridge for later. You’ll need: 1 bunch of broccolini 8-10 thin slices of organic halloumi 1 beurre bosc pear, cut into thin wedges 1 Tbs pine nuts 1 small lemon 2 knobs…

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Nut & grain free caramel tarts

Ingredients BASE: 2 cups desiccated coconut 2 T coconut oil 10 medjool dates pinch of himalayan pink salt FILLING 1 cup coconut cream 10 medjool dates 4 T coconut oil 1/3 fresh vanilla bean or 1 tsp concentrated natural vanilla extract pinch of himalayan pink salt Fresh banana and ground cinammon to serve The how to…

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Chia, Berry & Yoghurt Parfait

I enjoyed this layered dish as a refreshing breakfast in the sun, but you could also serve this as a healthy and decadent dessert. You’ll notice the recipe is quite versatile and will work with any kind of berries, fruit and nuts you have on hand.   I made this while travelling, so opted to grab a vanilla…

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Cherry Ripe Slice

Like most of the recipe’s I share here, this was created out of the desire to enjoy a healthier version of something I had eaten that was created by someone else. A few weeks ago I tasted some cherry ripe slice that was super scrumptious, but bloody high in sugar! So, when I go home and…

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Spicy Mango Chutney

I made this chutney to take around to my sisters for Christmas lunch. As planned, it went perfectly with both the Christmas ham and the cold pulled-chicken. My husband also put some on his hamburger as it came off the BBQ. So its quite a versatile little condiment!   You’ll need: 2 ripe mangoes, chopped…

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Christmas strawberries // 4 finger food ideas

Festive food is so much fun! I love getting into the Christmas spirit in the kitchen (Mariah Carey’s Christmas CD blasting!) but unfortunately for me this year, I’m on site right up until Christmas so I won’t get to prepare anything exciting. I did get a chance last month to premake some really tasty spiced mango…

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The Easiest Salted Caramel Chocolate

How GOOD is salted caramel chocolate? Actually, how good is salted caramel anything?! A few weeks ago I tried the Lindt salted caramel dark chocolate and I was in culinary heaven! Its so delish! Problem is, when I went to go get some more a few days later, I flipped to the ingredients list and…