Salted Caramel BB Brownies

At the moment I am loving black beans in savoury and sweet formats. They are versatile little bundles and great in your lunch box or dessert. At the beginning of the week I make a black bean salad – 2 tins (rinsed), tbsp. apple cider vinegar, 1 tbsp. toasted sesame oil, 1  tamari sauce, tbsp….

A Health Guide to Melbourne

I recently had the pleasure of travelling to Melbourne for a week. On my trip I discovered many scrumptious health food cafes and shops in the Prahran and Brunswick area. A good place to lie your head For accommodation I sourced it on Air B&B , it was very central perched in the middle of…

Peanut Butter, Banana & Blueberry Protein Bites

Last week I got my paws on Quest Protein Powder – peanut butter flavour, my kryptonite. My source is Sporter.Com. Personally, I find Sporter great. It saves so much time going to the store, delivery is fast and their prices are reasonable. I am not getting paid or sponsored to write this either, they provide…

Sweet Potatoe Chocolate Brownies

Next time you are looking for a rich, chocolatey, fudgey, decadent treat, bake sweet potatoe chocolate brownies. They are a magnificent combination and you will find it hard not to eat the tray. I made a batch yesterday, needless to say there isn’t much left. The recipe is gluten-free using a small amount of coconut…

Raw Cacao, Coconut & Peanut Butter Truffles

“We all eat, and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly”, (Anna Thomas). These delicious treats are extremely quick and easy to construct when that sweet tooth starts misbehaving. They are made of Medjool dates, raw cacao powder, peanut butter, unsweetened desiccated coconut, coconut milk, coconut oil. There is no added…

Summer Banana Soft Serve

The hot weather is back so it is imperative to stay hydrated throughout the day. Ice creams or popsicles are another great way to cool off. Ditch the store made ice-creams and try making your own banana soft serve. These are exceptionally easy to make a full of natural ingredients. A delicious, creamy treat for…

Chocolate Strawberry Treats

Chocolate strawberries are a delicious weekend treat. For me they were an indulgent treat and a break from study.  You have the option of making your own chocolate coating or using 90% Lindt (sold in Woolworth’s).  Dark chocolate is rich and decadent it really compliments the sweetness of the juicy strawberry. These would be great…

Raw Bounty Squares

I love the idea of a “Bounty Bar”, mostly because it contains coconut. There is no other reason. This fuelled my attempts to rustle up my own version minus all the added preservatives. I made squares not bars because squares were easier to cut. It is simple as that. You can roll the mixture into bliss balls too…

Homemade Banana Muffins with Raw Cacao Nibs & Peanut Butter Frosting

Everybody loves treats or sweet things. Banana Muffins are heavenly little sweet things that you can treat yourself to. They are gluten-free, grain free and taste great with coffee. I topped mine with peanut butter but feel free to mix it up. When purchasing peanut butter; read the label to ensure that there is no…

Vanilla, Pink Salt & Coconut Raw Chocolate

This homemade raw chocolate is phenomenal; it will ignite the party of the century in your mouth. I love chocolate and this recipe is easy to follow, there is no preservatives just pure goodness. You can add your own flavours. I added vanilla powder, pink rock salt and shredded unsweetened coconut. This recipe is gluten…

Orange & Cardamom Raw Cacao Brownies

“Flowers wilt, jewelry tarnishes and candles burn out…but chocolate doesn’t hang around long enough to get old”, Sr. Cocoa Loca. This brownie recipe is wheat free, gluten-free, dairy free, egg free and preservative free. It uses dates as a substitute for sugar. It does contain nuts, so if you have a nut allergy I am…

Choc to the System

“Happiness. Simple as a glass of chocolate or tortuous as the heart. Bitter. Sweet. Alive.”, Joanne Harris, Chocolat. Choc to the System This is a Chocolate Smoothie with a healthy twist. It is gluten-free, dairy free and egg free. The banana and the coconut water give it a sweet taste. You do have the option…