Ferrero Rochers are one of my favourite sweet treats so it was only was a matter of time until I decided to make a more wholesome version. This recipe is for 8 Ferrero Rocher Truffle Balls that are raw, indulgent and guilt free. The balls are sweetened with dates and maple syrup and the topping is made of coconut oil and cacao to sub out dairy. The centre has a smooth hazelnut like flavour that literally melts in your mouth.Read More
It has been a while since I sat down and wrote a beauty post. Why so slack you ask? For the past 6 months I have been trialling and testing many skin care, personal care and cosmetic products. Cleansers, toners, sunscreens, moisturisers, serums, exfoliators, deodorants, nail polish, foundation, mascara, bronzer, blusher… you get the point.Read More
Everyone loves a good chocolate cake recipe so I thought I would experiment and make a chocolate cake that is vegan, therefore free of egg and dairy. This cake is so beautifully moist, gooey and decadent.Read More
With the silly season just around the corner, I thought it would be appropriate to share a recipe that is delicious, easy to make, and can be taken to upcoming summer BBQ's and parties. I wanted to make a healthier version of the classic coconut ice recipe by replacing the original recipes refined sugar with coconut sugar and red food colouring with beetroot juice.Read More
These cookie dough truffles are the perfect little snack to have when on the go. I usually make a batch of these on a Sunday night to keep in the fridge to have for the following week. Whenever I feel like a sweet treat I will have one. There are only 5 ingredients needed to make these and they take around 5 minutes to make.
* Raw * Vegan * Gluten free * Refined sugar freeRead More
This is a recipe for a quick and easy apple and carrot cake that will melt in your mouth. The cake is gluten free, grain free and refined sugar free. It uses cinnamon, coconut sugar and honey to naturally sweeten it, and the apple makes the cake moist and light.
This cake tastes delicious on its own, or you can add the cream cheese icing on top which complements the carrot nicely. I made this cake for a dinner party and it went down a treat!Read More
Calling all Banoffee Pie fans out there, this recipe is truly divine. The combination of dried nuts, dates, banana, avocado, cacao and peanut butter make a beautiful guilt free dessert. The traditional banoffee pie is full of refined sugar and contains dairy, this recipe is refined sugar free, gluten free and vegan. This banoffee pie is creamy and chocolatey and has a hint of peanut butter.Read More
Chocolate and peanut butter are two foods that taste incredible when combined. These decadent, chewy peanut butter and cacao brownies are the perfect guilt free comfort food. The peanut butter makes the brownie creamy and rich and the cacao nibs gives it a crunchy texture. This is such a simple recipe to follow and can be easily adapted by adding nuts, shredded coconut, dried fruit and white chocolate bits. I served my brownies with plain yogurt and they also taste great eaten on their own, they are moist so do not worry if you do not have yoghurt.Read More
This green smoothie contains three of my favorite high quality fats which are Avocado, Coconut Oil and Peanut Butter. Fat is one of the three basic macronutrients (proteins, fats, carbohydrates) that your body needs to survive. It has many special roles from providing superior long lasting energy to supporting the development of hormones. Fat is needed for protecting vital organs, it’s also required for assimilating the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K.Read More
For a few months now I have been using coconut oil and cannot believe how much my skin has benefited from this. Coconut oil or 'white gold' is the only thing I will apply to my face every night, I can't live without it. In this post I will tell you why using coconut oil is one of the best things you can do for your health.Read More
Fresh Banana bread is one of my favourite comfort foods. It is a nourishing treat especially on a cold winters day. Alot of the recipes that are on the internet for banana bread are high in refined sugar and full of white flour. I decided that I was going to experiment and make a refined sugar free, grain free, gluten free, banana bread and I can honestly say that this recipe for banana bread is so delicious and best of all its guilt free.Read More
This recipe contains my two favorite foods - chocolate and coconut. We have featured cacao and coconut oil in many of our blog posts so if you have been reading you will be aware of the health benefits of these super foods. If not, have a read of this post about coconut oil and this post about cacao. All of the ingredients I have used in this recipe are what I had in my cupboard.Read More