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Buckwheat Tropical Smoothie

Buckwheat. I’ve decided it make an ideal addition to smoothies. Trick is to soak it in a bowl of filtered water in the fridge over night. The next morning the soaking water will have a syrupy consistency and may look a little…odd. Not to worry – just pour it into a fine wire sieve and… Continue reading Buckwheat Tropical Smoothie

Gluten Free · Low GI · Lunchbox Ideas · Recipes · Snacks & Treats · Wheat Free

Orange or Lemon?

My recipe today is a simple to make cake. It is a one bowl wonder. You don’t even need to stir. You can also choose which citrus fruit to use – Lemon or Orange…. or Lemange (one of both) 😉 This cake contains Polenta – a ground corn product. It is important here, due to… Continue reading Orange or Lemon?

Breakfast · Dairy Free · Freezer-Ready · Lunchbox Ideas · Recipes · Snacks & Treats · Vegetarian · Wheat Free

Raspberry, Amaranth & Almond Muffins

These ‘muffins’ are a wheat free, guilt-free treat. They freeze well and contain amaranth – the ‘miracle grain’ of the Aztecs that is not actually a grain, but a seed that contains 15 to 18% highly absorbable protein and 25% more fibre than whole-wheat. Amaranth is also rich in vitamin B2, B3, B5, B6 and… Continue reading Raspberry, Amaranth & Almond Muffins

Gluten Free · Lunchbox Ideas · Recipes · Snacks & Treats · Vegan · Vegetarian

The Holy Grail … A ‘Healthy’ Choc Chip Cookie Recipe

This is about as healthy as choc-chip cookies are going to ever get… This is another recipe from Lola Berry’s cookbook – ‘The Happy Cookbook’. Lola explains that the ‘secret’ to cooking these cookies is to pop them in the refrigerator for 1 hour before baking them. It helps them to keep their shape. The last batch… Continue reading The Holy Grail … A ‘Healthy’ Choc Chip Cookie Recipe

Bliss Balls · Dairy Free · Gluten Free · Lunchbox Ideas · Recipes · Snacks & Treats · Wheat Free

Chocolate Energy Orbs – the Perfect Gym Snack

Balls… On a high from my lemon ball experience – I had a go at making some more balled snacks. These are denser – packed with nuts, dried fruit, coconut and some raw cacao powder… because chocolate is awesome – and raw cacao is even more so! It contains a MASS of antioxidants and magnesium… Continue reading Chocolate Energy Orbs – the Perfect Gym Snack

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Lemony Tarty Goodness!

The Recipe that Started my Obsession… With – Bliss Balls – The name says it all … these raw balls of goodness are the perfect whole food snack. And the possible varieties are endless. Originally I was experimenting with nut and dried fruit combos. They were good. Nothing to write home about. Sweet. Then I found… Continue reading Lemony Tarty Goodness!