Lime Slice

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Lime slice

When life (or my local fruit shop) gives you limes ($10 for an entire box!!!). Then you go about finding aaaallll the different things you can do with them! Enter this recipe for Lime Slice! It was super fun making this and I based it on a recipe from Ulu Hye for passionfruit slice that I love.  For more recipes … Read More

Lime Butter

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lime butter

When life (or my local fruit shop) gives you limes ($10 for an entire box!!!). Then you go about finding aaaallll the different things you can do with them! Enter this recipe for Lime Butter (aka Lime Curd)! It was super fun making this and I’m loving using the lime butter spread on my homemade sourdough crumpets or rye sourdough, … Read More

Festive Florentines

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florentines

Looking for something a little different this Christmas? Either for Dessert, or to take to the work Christmas party, morning tea, or gathering with friends? These Festive Florentines are a great option. This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan! If you like this recipe then have a look at my other Christmas recipes here! Ingredients (makes about 6-8 florentines: 3/4 … Read More

Festive Friands

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friand

Looking for something a little different this Christmas? Either for Dessert, or to take to the work Christmas party, or gathering with friends? These Festive Friands are a great option. If you don’t have a friand baking tray/tin then you can just use a muffin tray or silicone muffin moulds. This recipe is gluten-free and can be made dairy-free, you … Read More

Sourdough Crumpets

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sourdough crumpets

And the search for what to do with my sourdough starter ‘discard’ continues… There’s always the easy pancakes and crepes, or just stirring some of the starter into any muffins or cookies I’m making. But when I was at the shops the other day I was reminded how much I LOVE Crumpets! And I thought, “I wonder if I can … Read More

Sourdough Rye Bread

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sourdough

Since the COVID-19 isolation situation has been underway I, like many others, have taken to mastering the art of sourdough bread! But, why Sourdough? Why make sourdough bread over other breads that, in all fairness, are less time-comsuming to make? I did a little research (1, 2) and found that compared to breads prepared using fast-acting (bakers/dried) yeast, breads made … Read More

Christmas Pudding Bliss Balls

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Impress your friends’ and colleagues’ tastebuds this festive season with these divine, yet nutritious, Christmas Pudding Bliss Balls. Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, Paleo, Vegan Serves 12 Bliss Balls Time  45min Ingredients: 1 C mixed nuts (pecans, almonds and walnuts are delicious) 1/2 C mixed dried fruit (prunes, raisins etc) Juice and zest of 1/2 orange 1 T brandy optional 1 t … Read More

Paleo Choc-Coconut Cookies

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choc coconut

These healthy chocolate & coconut cookies are a perfect to snack on during the day and round out an evening beautifully! They’re also egg and nut free, making them a perfect treat for your kids in their lunch box! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V, Paleo Serves 16-20 cookies Time 45 min Ingredients: 2.5 C Shredded coconut 1/3 C buckwheat flour … Read More

Raw Raspberry Ripe Cheesecake

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Move over cherry ripe, make way for raspberries! Tart but also sweet, these delicate berries are the star in this delicious Raw Raspberry Ripe Cheesecake! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V, Paleo Serves 1 cake Time 1 hour For the Base: ¾ cup almonds ½ cup shredded coconut 3 tbsp cacao powder Blitz these together in a food processor until it’s the … Read More

Jaffa Protein Muffins

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jaffa protein muffins

I don’t know about you but I find baking a perfect way to pass time whilst in COVID-19 isolation! Plus it’s a great way to incorporate Cricket powder into your diet. I hope you like these delicious Jaffa muffins (jaffa means choc-orange by the way)! But Why Crickets? So, crickets (yes, those little insects) are a super high in protein, … Read More