A Healthy “Nutella”

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healthy nutella

A HEALTHY NUTELLA I’m not sure if it’s just Geelong or if the same thing is happening across Australia… Here in Geelong at least over the past few months, people can’t seem to get enough of NUTELLA. It’s everywhere! All the cafes and bakeries are selling-out of Nutella Donuts, there are Cronuts, Nutella molten puddings, jars of it are on the front … Read More

Lunchbox-Friendly Apricot and Coconut Bliss Balls

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Apricot and coconut Bliss Balls

LUNCHBOX-FRIENDLY APRICOT AND COCONUT BLISS BALLS These nut-free Apricot and Coconut treats are perfect for your kids’ (and your!) lunch-boxes. Just 4, simple ingredients + 5 minutes and all your children’s friends will be wanting you to pack their lunches! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V, Paleo Serves 15 Time 10 min Ingredients: 2/3 cup dried apricots, soaked in hot water for 15 … Read More

Caramel Vanilla Bliss Balls

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Caramel Vanilla Bliss Balls

CARAMEL VANILLA BLISS BALLS The divine marriage of Caramel and Vanilla shine in these healthy Caramel Vanilla Bliss Balls. Raw, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan, refined-sugar free and absolutely SCRUMPTIOUS! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V, Paleo Serves 15 Time 10 min Ingredients: ½ cup almonds ½ cup pecans ¼ cup sunflower seeds ¼ cup pepitas (I find this combination of nuts and seeds … Read More

Apple Pie Bliss Balls

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Apple Pie Bliss Balls

Isn’t there something just so comforting, warming and classic about a hot, steamy Apple Pie? The beautiful caramelisation of the cooked apple. The aroma of the cinnamon and nutmeg spice. The crunch of the pastry crust. The creaminess of the ice-cream melting on top. Mmmmm…. my mouth is watering just thinking about it! And so began my mission to capture this in … Read More

Raw Choc Mint Slice

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Raw Choc Peppermint Slice

Are there any suckers for Mint Slices out there? Pick me! The creamy peppermint filling, the crunchy biscuit base, the smooth chocolate coating. My goodness, it’s no wonder the packet would barely last 2 days! Here’s my healthy re-creation of the Arnott’s Classic Mint Slice. Everyone who has tried my version actually said that this is a dozen times better that the … Read More

Festive Pistachio and Cranberry Bliss Balls

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cranberry and pistachio

Just in case you haven’t picked up on it through the colours on my website, my logo (as well as all the beetroot recipes :P), I’ll let you in on a small secret; my favourite colours are the various shades of purple and green! So I began experimenting with yummy Cranberry and Pistachios! These absolutely delightful bliss balls are one of … Read More