These little cups are so delightful - fill with whatever tickles your fancy; dairy yoghurt, raw cacao mousse and lemon curd are YUMMO! Create a thinner, crisper cup for a lighter option, or mold thicker tartlets for a chewy alternative.
Who needs artificial colours when nature offers up vibrancy like this? Many ‘natural colourings’ can be very expensive for familiies, however a carrot costs less than a dollar and can be steamed in the microwave for convenience in this recipe. Of note - the icing doesn’t actually taste like carrot we just get the beautiful orange (and beta carotene) coming through instead!
At first glance, I know that it looks like there are loads of ingredients in this recipe. BUT...It is designed to have elements that you can mix & match; the poached pears, candied dust & whipped cream are interchangeable in other recipes. For simplicity, simple make the base cake then add on as you desire.
Vietnam ties with France as my favourite country in the world to travel. The people are kind, the landscape majestic and the food? Simply amazing! It’s my ‘happy belly’ food - packed with flavour but generally light and easy to digest.
This gorgeous bread has become a staple snack in my household! Simply slice and freeze for a nourishing pick-me-up. Bursting with resistant starch and using low GI ingredients, it’ll keep you going til your next meal.
Your eyes aren’t deceiving you...The binding ingredient in this gooey decadent slice is cannellini beans. These guys are bland but creamy so make an excellent high fibre, low fat substitute nut butters in bliss balls and raw desserts. Plus, at just a buck a can, they’re super cheap as well!
I initially taught this recipe as a free cooking class at Maleny IGA, in the beautiful Sunshine Coast Hinterland. The feedback for this dish was exceptional and my guests shared that they hadn’t realised how easy fritters are to whip together.
Who knew that truffles could contain VEGETABLES and still taste damn delish?! This recipe was initially inspired for a Diabetic Friendly Cooking Class I wrote for Easter a couple years back. I had an absolute blast cooking healthy Easter recipes.
Back in my early twenties, going to the gym was a session of self-punishment. Exercise wasn’t about health, mental clarity or self-improvement.
Lovely ladies, do you ever have those days when NOTHING in your wardrobe feels good? Mornings when you find yourself surrounded by a wasteland of dumped clothing, discarded outfits that made you feel frumpy?
Has anybody ever noticed how much time women waste expounding their weight and 'feeling fat' around this time of year?
It’s always intrigued me how women define their ‘goodness’ by their eating habits.
The New Year stirs a sense of fresh beginnings. We tend to feel inspired, motivated and hopeful about setting our health goals for the prospective year.
I’m a massive fan of goal-setting. Whether it’s psychological, metaphysical ‘woo-woo’ or a mixture of both, it works for me! When I’m clear about what I want and where I’m headed, life opens up the most beautiful possibilities for me and incredible synchronicities fall into place.
I think that most of us deep down, on some level, crave adventure. It's something that's innately part of us. If you watch children, they find adventure and wonder in the smallest of things; discovering a tadpole...
A Simple Guide To Getting Off The Yo-Yo Cycle & Finding Joy With Food Again
The desiccated coconut adds a nice texture so that this isn’t an issue. Finely crushed nuts or chia seeds would also work nicely! Experiment with a combo that works for you.
A scientific exploration of why weight-loss diets may actually do more harm than good.
When I first cooked and photographed this recipe, I made it with a caramlised citrus base. This tasted good but it didn’t POP with a Wow Factor.
In "Busy-ness", it's easy to sideline our health priorities to get more done...But the opposite is actually true! Investing in your health and wellbeing can actually make you work faster and more productively.
A crowd pleaser at my Cooking Classes, this creamy tart says 'yes!' to flavour & 'no' to the extra sugar & fat you'd expect in a dish like this. Easy to whip together & stores in the freezer for months.
Smooth & creamy with a hint of tartness to wake up the tastebuds, this cultured cheese is simple to make and a joy to eat! Use in place of cream cheese, quark or ricotta.
This sassy twist on the classic affogato is a light way to finish off the perfect meal in good company...And it takes only three minutes to throw together!