Carob Bark

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carob bark

I’ve been experimenting with Carob lately, and really liking the results like this Carob Bark and my Carob Fudge Bliss Balls coming in a few weeks! Carob powder, like cacao powder is a dark brown in colour and it’s often used in similar sorts of recipes. However it has a very different flavour. Carob is actually naturally quite sweet and … Read More

Choc-Chilli-Chai

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choc chilli chai

There are so many different ‘lattes’ blends on the market these days – turmeric, chai, hot chocolate, gingerbread, even beetroot lattes (yes, they’re bright pink)! But no Choc Chilli Chai… One of the perks of working in a health food store with a cafe is that I get to experiment with all these different flavours! I’ve always really enjoyed dark … Read More

Raw Red Velvet Mud Cake

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raw red velvet

I make some pretty amazing Red Velvet Bliss Balls (the recipe is in my Bliss Balls ebook), if I do say so myself. They’re rich and decadent but at the same time quite light as they use beetroot! Recently on social media I’ve been seeing a lot of chocolate mudcakes-type recipes and it got me thinking about my Red Velvet … Read More

Macadamia Cream Cheese

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macadamia cream cheese

One of my friends from my Masters of Nutrition, Sharon, runs a wonderful webpage and Instagram Account called The FODMAP Friendly Vegan. As I’ve recently been following a low FODMAP protocol, I’ve been visiting her site quite frequently for inspiration and guidance. One recipe I came across that I just CANNOT get enough of is her Macadamia Cream Cheese, I was … Read More

Lemon Cheesecake

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lemon cheesecake

When you’re following a low FODMAP or SIBO-Biphasic protocol, there aren’t a whole lot of fruits and sweet things to include. But if you know me, then you know I love to have a little something after dinner. I was taken back to memories of a CWA lemon cheesecake that my Grandma used to make for on birthdays and special … Read More

Liver Pâté

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Organic, grassfed liver is also a absolute battery-pack of nutrients. Did you know that for humans as well as many animals the liver is the place where excess nutrients are stored? This helps explain why liver is such a great source of nutrients when it comes to eating it! We’re talking ridiculously amazing levels of Vitamin A, Riboflavin, B6, B12, niacin, … Read More

Macadamia Mylk

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A low FODMAP, SIBO-friendly, this Macadamia milk-alternative is  sooooooo deliciously creamy! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V, Paleo Makes ~1L Time 5 min Ingredients: 1 C macadamia nuts 4 C water Method: Place the macadamia nuts and water in your blender and allow the nuts to soak in the water for at least 2 hours (4 is better). Blend, blend, blend! Strain the … Read More

Choc-Chip Fudge Bliss Balls – Low FODMAP & SIBO

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choc chip fudge balls

When you’re following a low FODMAP or SIBO-Biphasic protocol, there aren’t a whole lot of fruits and sweet things to include. After some tweaking and testing though, I’ve come up with these divine little balls of fudge goodness! You would have no idea that they’re completely sugar free and get the tick from the FODMAP family as well as SIBO … Read More

Naughty Black Galliano Bliss Balls

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With my Dutch background, it follows that I am an absolute sucker for anything aniseed and liquorice flavoured! Including Galliano :P. Understandably, these Black Sambucca Bliss Balls won’t be for everyone but for those who do like liquorice, they make for an awesome ‘night cap’! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V, Paleo Serves 12 balls Time 5 minutes Ingredients: 1 C almond meal 1/4 … Read More

Cauliflower Hummus

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With Autumn upon us, the beautiful Brassicaceae family of vegetables are also coming into season. Also known as Cruciferous veggies, these include broccoli, cabbage, kale, brussel sprouts and cauliflower. I love working with what’s in season and last week whipped up this tasty variation on the traditional Hummus recipe! I hope you enjoy it as much as I do! Recipe Type: … Read More