Green Pear + Birdseed Bircher Muesli with Smashed Berries
Almonds / Berries / Breakfast / Cherries / Coconut / Coconut Water / Currents / Milk / Oats / Pistachio / Savoury / Sweet / Walnuts / Yoghurt

Green Pear + Birdseed Bircher Muesli with Smashed Berries

My Green Pear and Coconut Bircher Muesli is a light, healthy and wholesome breakfast bowl brimming with all kinds of good things. Organic rolled oats, grated green pear, and a gorgeous medley of nuts and seeds soften up gently overnight in young coconut water. Served in the morning with a big spoonful of thick natural … Continue reading

Kate’s Crème Egg – Salted Chocolate Fondant with Crème Filling + Flaming Cognac
Arrowroot / Baking / Chocolate / Eggs / Sweet / White Chocolate

Kate’s Crème Egg – Salted Chocolate Fondant with Crème Filling + Flaming Cognac

Who says you can’t take something that’s a little old hat and make it fabulously exciting and fresh again? Cadbury Crème Egg. Delicious as it is… tooth-tinglingly sweet, soft and gooey, wrapped in shiny coloured foil and conveniently picked up as you wait in line at the supermarket check out. Without wanting to take anything … Continue reading

Salted Dark Chocolate + Vanilla Bean Cookies
Baking / Breakfast / Chocolate / Coconut Flour / Eggs / Sweet / Vanilla / Wholegrains / Wholemeal Flour

Salted Dark Chocolate + Vanilla Bean Cookies

I don’t think much needs to be said here. Big gooey chunks of dark chocolate, soft vanilla salt-flecked dough, rolled into rounds and baked in the oven for less time than it takes to fiddle around trying to open a packet of biscuits from the shops. I’m not a big-time cookie lover, rarely do I … Continue reading

Blood Orange + Chocolate Tart
Arrowroot / Baking / Basil / Blood Orange / Breakfast / Buckwheat Flour / Cacao / Chocolate / Eggs / Lemon / Lunch / Maple Syrup / Milk / Orange / Sweet / Wholemeal Flour / Yoghurt

Blood Orange + Chocolate Tart

My Blood Orange and Chocolate Tart is an ode to all things fresh, lovely and carefree. Seeing a pyramid of deep red, shiny-skinned blood oranges at the market the other day I couldn’t help but swoon. The smell, the texture, the colour – it was pure sensory overload and I had to, I just had … Continue reading

Baked Silken Chocolate Jam-Jar Cheesecakes with Vanilla Spiked Yoghurt + Candied Orange
Almonds / Arrowroot / Baking / Brazil Nuts / Buckwheat Flour / Cacao / Chocolate / Maple Syrup / Orange / Sweet / Tofu / Vanilla / Wholemeal Flour / Yoghurt

Baked Silken Chocolate Jam-Jar Cheesecakes with Vanilla Spiked Yoghurt + Candied Orange

Charming little individual chocolate cheesecake jam-jars made with all-natural ingredients and are completely butter-free, egg-free, and refined white sugar-free. Each jar is layered with a maple-sweetened brazil nut base, a beautiful light and silky chocolate ‘cheesecake’ filling featuring silken tofu, dark organic chocolate, orange zest, and almond butter, and topped with vanilla-spiked yoghurt. Garnished with … Continue reading

Blueberry, Goat’s Cheese + Garden Herb Panini
Baking / Berries / Blueberries / Bread / Breakfast / Goat's Cheese / Lunch / Rosemary / Savoury / Sweet / Thyme / Wholegrains

Blueberry, Goat’s Cheese + Garden Herb Panini

1 punnet of (extremely expensive) blueberries, lashings of locally produced goats cheese, nuts and seeds, and herbs from my garden – this is how I tricked out my mid-week lunch. Sandwiched between two thick pieces of wholemeal grainy sourdough, this particular Panini combines the comforting pleasure of a grilled cheese sandwich with a zingy kiss … Continue reading

Mango Froyo + Banana Oat Sandwiches
Almonds / Baking / Banana / Breakfast / Cinnamon / Coconut / Eggs / Mango / Millet / Oats / Sweet / Wholegrains / Yoghurt

Mango Froyo + Banana Oat Sandwiches

Smile. It’s Froyo Sandwich time. Remarkably healthy and pretty spot-on flavour-wise, these Mango Froyo and Banana Oat Sandwiches make for a great after school or after work pick me up. The biscuits are light and chewy, unmistakably full of rolled oats, millet, chopped walnuts and almonds and sweetly spiced with coconut and cinnamon. They’re comforting … Continue reading

Sticky Toffee Apples
Apples / Breakfast / Poppy Seeds / Savoury / Sweet / Walnuts

Sticky Toffee Apples

A lovely lazy day treat made from apples, natural cane sugar, salt and a crunchy coating of seeds and nuts. The toffee-dipped apples have a beautiful, opaque, deeply golden coat that, when rolled in a medley of roasted crushed walnuts, sunflower, sesame and poppy seeds, gives each bite an unforgettable taste and texture. Simple, quick, … Continue reading

Boozy Cherry, Almond + Dark Chocolate Slice
Almonds / Baking / Buckwheat Flour / Cherries / Chocolate / Coconut Flour / Cream / Eggs / Sweet / Vanilla

Boozy Cherry, Almond + Dark Chocolate Slice

I found happiness in a paper bag today – a paper bag full to the brim with seductively sweet, juicy cherries from my favourite fruit man, Joe. They were glossy and deep red in colour, and bursting with flavour. With what was left of the bag-full when I got home – hey, I’m only human … Continue reading

White Chocolate, Lemon + Orange Blossom Hotcakes with Jammy Raspberries and Yoghurt
Baking / Berries / Breakfast / Buckwheat Flour / Cardomom / Chocolate / Cinnamon / Eggs / Honey / Lemon / Lunch / Milk / Raspberries / Sweet / White Chocolate / Yoghurt

White Chocolate, Lemon + Orange Blossom Hotcakes with Jammy Raspberries and Yoghurt

These orange blossom-scented hotcakes are the ideal breakfast fare on a lazy weekend. The kind of weekend where you sleep until late morning, and the biggest decision of the day is whether to start it with tea or coffee. The recipe for my White Chocolate, Lemon + Orange Blossom Hotcakes was inspired by a box … Continue reading

Salted Almond Milk Caramel Brownies
Almond Milk / Almonds / Baking / Buckwheat Flour / Cacao / Cashews / Chocolate / Cinnamon / Coconut / Coconut Flour / Honey / Sweet / Wholegrains

Salted Almond Milk Caramel Brownies

Made using a blend of flours and nut meals, organic dark chocolate and homemade almond milk caramel, this is a naughty but nice, caramel-packed, crusty-edged, chocolate brownie. There is quite a bit of natural cane sugar in this recipe, but hey… we all need a little sweetening up now and again, right? ½ cup natural … Continue reading

White Chocolate & Cherry Almond Meal Muffins
Almonds / Baking / Berries / Breakfast / Cashews / Chocolate / Eggs / Sweet / White Chocolate / Yoghurt

White Chocolate & Cherry Almond Meal Muffins

A sweet little recipe that goes hand in hand with your morning coffee. Moist, nutty, golden-topped, flecked with orange zest, and dotted with big and small white chocolate chunks. Everything you want in a mid-morning treat – with a cherry on top! ½ cup cashew meal 1 ½ cups almond meal ½ tsp sea salt … Continue reading