After Dinner (Choc-Coconut) Mint

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Who doesn’t love a gorgeous after dinner mint? A piece of dark, mint chocolate has got to be one of the best ways to end an evening and wind down, don’t you think? I recently tried this delicious Coconut Dream Chocolate Mint by Kitz Living Foods and was blown away! Such a delicious product, and with such simple, real food ingredients! … Read More

Chunky Double Chocolate Gluten-Free Cookies

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Chunky Double Chocolate Gluten-Free Cookies

Remember those super delicious, chunky double-choc cookies from your childhood? A real treat weren’t they? Well I was craving some the other week so I decided to tweak an old recipe for sugar-loaded traditional whole-wheat flour cookies to make this version of Chunky Double Chocolate Gluten-Free Cookies. Don’t get me wrong, these are still a treat item but they’re slightly … Read More

Apricot Sesame Bliss Balls

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apricot sesame

What do you do when life gives you over a kilo of organic dried apricots? And you’re a fan of Tahini, hemp seeds, brazil nuts? And you’re about to head on a road trip? Well, I don’t know about you, but I made these apricot sesame bliss balls for Mum and I to take on our road trip 🙂 Recipe … Read More

Oat, Peanut Butter and Fruit Cookies

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cookies

Wow. The last couple of weeks have been exhausting. My father passed away at the end of June and it’s been a tough time in the weeks since. Emotionally tiring yes, but also physically draining with all the lifting, moving and packing. Not to mention the decision fatigue… so many things to decide. I tried to take time out for … Read More

Nutiiboost Apple & Berry Crumble

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crumble

Cooler weather calls for warmer, more comforting food. Enter the humble crumble. Ugh. Crumble. Who doesn’t love a good crumble? Apple, of course, is the traditional kind, but I’ve always loved to jazz mine up with other delights as well. I had about a kilo of frozen raspberries in the freezer, so raspberries went into this version too! You could … Read More

Paleo Hero Muesli Brownies

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brownies

So yesterday I had a craving for brownies 🍫… But then a bag of Paleo Hero Primal Muesli arrived at my doorstep… But I still had a craving for brownies… So I made brownies out of the muesli! Your eyes didn’t deceive you – these are brownies made with Paleo Hero Primal Muesli! 
5 simple ingredients is all you need to make these … Read More

Prunes in Spiced Port Syrup

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Prunes in Spiced Port

I’m a nutritionist, it’s true, but I am also absolutely ALL about balance! And I certainly enjoy an alcoholic beverage and treats for dessert once in a while. One treat that I like to whip up in winter or around Christmas time (because of the spices involved) is this Prunes in Spiced Port Syrup recipe. The mulled wine-type flavours just … Read More

180 ANZAC Biscuits

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anzac biscuits

ANZAC Biscuits are something that I really love, and identify with as an Australian; each year commemorating those who have fallen in defence of our beloved country. Last year I made this version. But I thought I’d change things up this year for something a little different… This year I’ve teamed up with 180 Nutrition to bring you these Superfood … Read More