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


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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

Carob Quinoa Porridge

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carob quinoa porridge

Since I’ve been following a low FODMAP/SIBO protocol, I’ve been experimenting so many different recipes. When it comes to breakfast, you can see my savoury and sweet pancake variations and my Carrot Cake Quinoa Porridge. But today I’ve got a variation on another winter warmer for you! Carob Quinoa Porridge! Quinoa is a pseudograin that provides complex carbohydrates and protein. Hemp … Read More

Spiced Orange Superfood Porridge

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spiced orange

Christmas in July is here with my latest creation, Spiced Orange Quinoa Porridge! When it comes to breakfast in winter, nothing beats porridge! Hence, why I have several differing porridge recipes on my site including Carrot Cake Quinoa Porridge,, Turmeric Latte Porridge, Choc Chilli Porridge and today Spiced Orange Superfood Porridge! This is seriously my new favourite flavour too, it tastes … Read More

Superfood Zucchini Fritters

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zucchini fritters

I love a good fritter. Zucchini fritters, carrot fritters, pumpkin fritters, mixed-veggie fritters, you name it. Fritters are so versatile – perfect for fancy homemade brunches, satisfying packed lunches for school or work, not to mention easy and kid-friendly breakfasts and dinners! PLUS they’re REALLY easy to make. When I make fritters, I’m usually making them as a vegetarian protein … 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

Carrot, Ginger and Chive Dip

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carrot, ginger and chive dip

Low FODMAP and Sibo diet protocols for treatment don’t have to be boring. This carrot, ginger and chive dip will add life to dip platters, meat dishes as a condiment or used to spread on your toast! Carrots are also a great source of beta carotene (help with night vision) with ginger and turmeric having wonderful immune-boosting and anti-inflammatory properties. … Read More

Dill Pesto

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dill pesto

This beautiful, creamy, flavourful Dill Pesto is the perfect accompaniment to fish, chicken and even lamb! As a bonus, the use of walnuts or macadamia nuts and omission of garlic makes it low reactive, FODMAP and Sibo compliant! Try it in place of Basil Pesto with Zoodles too. Time  10 mins Ingredients: 1 C walnuts or macadamia nuts juice of 1 … 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