Dessert

Elderflower Cordial Popsicles with Lemon and Mint [Vegan, GF]

Elderflower Cordial Popsicles with Lemon and Mint [Vegan, GF]

The culinary delights of summer are countless and it can be hard to keep up with all the seasonal arrivals. I’ve been finding elderflowers at our local farmers market, the flower of the elderberry which is the dark purple late summer berries that are used […]

Raw Vegan Date Chocolate Bar with Hemp [GF]

Raw Vegan Date Chocolate Bar with Hemp [GF]

With Valentines Day around the corner, it’s time to start thinking of a little special something for that special person. If you’re on the Hershey and Nestle-boycott bandwagon you might be shopping in the Fair Trade chocolate aisle this Valentines Day. By blending Fair Trade […]

Medicinal Dark Chocolate Bark Three Ways [Vegan, GF]

Medicinal Dark Chocolate Bark Three Ways [Vegan, GF]

This post for Dark Vegan Chocolate Bark Made Three Ways is sponsored by iHerb. As always the opinons are absolutly my own. For me, nothing compares to the dedication and ingenuity of a homemade DIY Christmas Gift. The reducing, reusing and repurposing helps lessen our […]

Easy Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies [Vegan, GF, Sugar-Free]

Easy Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies [Vegan, GF, Sugar-Free]

This week I participated in a festive cookie swap. Each lady brings her own cookie dough to the party, and at the party, you are able to sample a variety of cookies. At the end, you trade your cookies, package them in a beautiful assortment, […]

Two-Ingredient Gluten-Free Cheesecake [Labna Cheesecake]

Two-Ingredient Gluten-Free Cheesecake [Labna Cheesecake]

Tis the season for endless treats. There is no escaping them – at work, a holiday potlatch, a thoughtful edible gift. A small amount of [ideally natural] sugar enjoyed in the company of friends and loved ones is an important part of social relationships and […]

Simple Turmeric Ginger Latte

Simple Turmeric Ginger Latte

Is turmeric the superfood of 2016? Will we see it come and go with the likes of Goji Berries and Agave Syrup? I sure hope not. Turmeric has been used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years and has been renowned for its anti-inflammatory […]

Raw Chocolate Brownie with Caramel Icing [Vegan, GF]

Raw Chocolate Brownie with Caramel Icing [Vegan, GF]

Tomorrow is Valentine’s day and being the responsible Dietitian that I am, I am sharing my favourite ultra healthy raw chocolate brownie. If you’re looking for a non-Cadbury chocolaty treat for your special someone, I encourage you to give this recipe a try. Even the […]

Chai Tea Infused Tapioca Pudding [Vegan and Gluten Free]

Chai Tea Infused Tapioca Pudding [Vegan and Gluten Free]

Ever been invited to a dinner party where the number of dietary restrictions almost outnumbers the number of guests? Lactose intolerance? No ice cream. Gluten free? No pizza, no bruschetta, no lasagna. Vegan? No eggs, no cheese, no… honey?

Simple Breakfast Chia Seed Pudding with Wild Rice, Maple Syrup and Almonds

Simple Breakfast Chia Seed Pudding with Wild Rice, Maple Syrup and Almonds

With the day of celebrating mothers just around the corner, I thought I would share this recipe inspired by my grandma. Grandma Marie is of the Tsimshian people, an Aboriginal community on the Pacific Northwest Coast. Now in her 70s, she has recently transformed her […]

Have a Heart: Ethical Raw Chocolate Brownie Recipe for Valentines

Have a Heart: Ethical Raw Chocolate Brownie Recipe for Valentines

Maybe Valentines day is a lot-a-bit commercialised, but that doesn’t have to take away from the beautiful jesters lovers do for one another on this special day. From romantic picnics to candle-lite dinners for two. However you decide to spend this Valentines day there is […]

The Best Chocolate Avocado Mousse You Have Ever Had! (And It’s Vegan!)

The Best Chocolate Avocado Mousse You Have Ever Had! (And It’s Vegan!)

Today I’m turning 27. I have a pretty clear memory of all the birthday cakes that helped to get me to this age. When I was young it was always a DQ ice cream cake or any cake with pictures of Disney on it. Then […]

Raw Fruit Tart With Cashew Cream and Seasonal Fruit

Raw Fruit Tart With Cashew Cream and Seasonal Fruit

My first experience with raw desserts was magical. A friend had attended a raw food cooking class and offered to (not) bake me a cheesecake. I must admit I was skeptical, how could a cheesecake recipe that consisted of mainly nuts, seeds and dried fruit […]