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Whipped cinnamon coconut cream

Spoonful of Sugar Free is one of my favourite bogs for inspiration, all the recipes I’ve tried from there have been wonderful! This whipped cream (bottom of page) goes well with both these pancakes and the Apple pie from yesterday. 1 can of full fat organic coconut milk (cold from the fridge) 1 tsp cinnamon … Continue reading

Apple pie

Ever since I found this recipe on Spoonful of Sugar Free I knew I had to make it. Apple pie is one of my favourite desserts/sweets. To suite what was in the cupboard and to only make two small desserts I had to make some changes. Crust 1/2 cup hazelnut meal (ground hazelnuts) 1 soft … Continue reading

Coconut rice

Salmon, veg and rice was on today’s menu, and when I found this Brown Coconut Rice Recipe I knew this had to be the twist I was looking for. 1/2 cup brown rice 1/2 cupcoconut milk 1/2 cup coconut water 1 tbsp shredded coconut 1/4 tsp salt 1 tbsp coconut oil Add the oil to … Continue reading

“Not-Reeses” Peanut butter cups

I was in need for chocolate this evening and remembered I’d found a recipe on Tasty Yummies which I’d been meaning to try … As usual, I didn’t have all the right ingredients, so I made some changes…and they worked out well (update: now also tested on sugar eating friends, who said they were delicious). … Continue reading

Warm quinoa and black bean salad

When I arrived home late to an empty house after my work travels today, I was in desperate need of some quick and healthy comfort food, my stomach was not happy after 24 hours of ‘airport food’. I had some beans, quinoa and a few veg… This is what I did for one large portion: … Continue reading

Vegan brownies

I found this recipe in Babycakes by Erin McKenna (pg 77). I substitutet the sugar with sukrin and used chopped vegan and sugar free chocolate as I could not find sugar free chock chips. 1 cup gram flour (garbanzo bean flour) 1/4 cup potato starch 2 tbsp arrowroot 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 cup … Continue reading

Roast chicken

Recipe inspired by Jamie Olivers Perfect Roast Chicken One large chicken (mine was a 2.6 kg free range chick) 1 unpeeled carrot 1 onion 2 stalks celery 1 bulb of garlic 1 lemon Salt and pepper Preheat the oven to 200C. Wash and roughly chop the carrot, celery, garlic and onion and put in the … Continue reading

Quinoa salad with mango

A wonderfully tasty quinoa salad by Tasty Yummies!! Highly recommended with your choice of meats, to accompany a BBQ or simply enjoy on its own! I will definitely make again! Serves 4-6 people (I doubled the recipe and it fed 10 people with some leftovers) Salad 2 cups cooked quinoa 1 mango, diced 1 cup … Continue reading

RAW Strawberry lemon cheesecake

I found this years birthday cake at Raw Food Recipes! It was absolutely lovely and my guests had second helpings – a good sign! Crust 1 cup Almond meal 1/2 cup Dates 1 tbsp Agave Nectar 1 tblspFiltered Water 1 tsp Cinnamon 1 tsp Vanilla Powder Pinch of Celtic Sea Salt To make the crust, … Continue reading

Flourless Berry Puffed Pancake

Our celebratory breakfast Maundy Thursdays was a Flourless Berry Puffed Pancake from Spoonful of Sugar Free 1 teaspoon coconut oil 2 cups fresh or frozen berries 4 eggs, separated 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon Preheat the oven to 200C. Add the oil and the berries to a pan and cook for a few minutes. … Continue reading