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Real wholefood recipes for a healthier you. All recipes are gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and most of all delicious!

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plant protein powder

Homemade Plant Protein Powder

This DIY 5-ingredient plant protein powder is the perfect recipe for adding more clean, healthy, good quality plant protein to your diet. Plus, it’s way cheaper than buying the plant protein powder from the store, and this recipe is gluten-free and grain-free! Protein powder is something that is definitely not in short supply on supermarket […]

homemade vanilla extract

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract from Scratch

You only need 2 ingredients to this make homemade vanilla extract: Vanilla beans and vodka. The vanilla beans need to infuse with the alcohol for at least 6 months before using to achieve optimal flavour. Making vanilla extract yourself is so much more cost effective than store-bought varieties, and you can source all the ingredients […]

coconut crêpes

Keto Dairy-Free Coconut Crêpes

These dairy-free, keto-friendly Coconut Flour Crêpes taste just like the real thing. They bend and fold easily, and are absolutely delicious with fresh fruit, berries, cream, Nutella, or savoury with some hummus spread over the top or made into quesadillas. Crêpes are one of my favourite brunch foods to order when out at a café. […]

homemade pickles from leftover pickle juice

How to Make Homemade Pickles with Leftover Pickle Juice

Do you ever wonder what to do with the leftover pickle juice once you’ve finished up your favourite jar of pickles? Well, rather than tipping the juice down the sink or out in the garden, or even drinking it as a beverage, save it to make homemade pickles out of the remaining jar of pickle […]

pumpkin soup

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Here’s a simple Pumpkin Soup recipe that’ll make any mama proud. Packed with nutritious healthy ingredients, you won’t believe how addictive this soup is. You’ll be dishing out seconds by the bucket-load. It’s that time of year again. The time when wearing two jumpers, a coat, and a scarf inside is deemed acceptable, nay, necessary. […]

homemade Greek yoghurt

How to Make Greek Yoghurt Without a Yoghurt Maker

Here is my go-to recipe for making thick, creamy Greek-style yoghurt, without any of the additives (guar gum, pectin, gelatin, sugar, sweeteners, etc.) that are used to thicken and sweeten store-bought yoghurts. You don’t even need a yoghurt maker to make yoghurt at home! I’ll show you how… I first started making homemade yoghurt about […]

homemade mayonnaise

How to Make Mayonnaise

Almost all of the mayonnaise you can buy in the shops is made with vegetable oils, which are inflammatory for the body due to their high levels of omega-6. Instead, you can make your own homemade mayo in just a few minutes! Here’s how. The first time I made mayonnaise was about 8 years ago. […]

vegan gluten-free nutella donuts

Vegan Gluten-Free Nutella Donuts

The best thing about these vegan gluten-free Nutella donuts is how easy they are to make! Everyone will love these sugar coated, Nutella-filled treats! These Nutella donuts were purely born out of my desire for a dairy-free, gluten-free version of the Nutella donuts I would walk past by every time I went to the grocery […]

stuffed cabbage rolls

Low-Carb Stuffed Coleslaw Cabbage Rolls

These cabbage rolls are a great alternative to traditional tortilla wraps! They’re low-carb, vegetarian, and paleo-friendly! Cabbage rolls were my nemesis in the beginning. It took me ages to learn how to roll the cabbage properly, so that all the stuffing didn’t all fall out into a heap on my plate, leaving me with a […]

homemade keto pasta

How to Make Homemade Low-Carb Keto Pasta

This keto pasta is a delicious, easy low-carb alternative to traditional pasta noodles! It’s made with just 6 ingredients and can be subbed in to any recipe that calls for pasta noodles! It’s ready within 20 minutes from start to finish! While zoodles (zucchini noodles) have been my favourite type of low-carb noodles to make, […]

fermented pickles

How to Make Fermented Pickles at Home

An easy step-by-step guide to making delicious, crunchy, probiotic-rich pickles! The pickle brine can also be enjoyed as a “tonic” – simply drink a tablespoon of it daily to help boost immunity!  As a child, I hated pickles. Anytime I went to McDonalds and ordered their classic cheeseburger, I’d hand pick the pickles off my […]

dairy-free keto frappuccino

Keto Coconut & Macadamia Frappuccino (Dairy-Free Starbucks Copycat!)

This keto iced frappé is a low-carb, sugar-free, high-fat take on the famous Starbucks frozen blended frappuccino! It’s made with just 5 ingredients and is ready to go in minutes! Hello my loves! It is officially week two of my transition to a high-fat low-carb eating plan. I’ve been experimenting with new recipe ideas and […]

homemade vegan nutella

How to Make the BEST Homemade Nutella (Vegan + GF)

A healthier, palm oil-free spin on the crowd favourite, Nutella! It requires just 6 ingredients to make. Did I mention this version is also vegan and gluten-free? I never got into the craze of lathering chocolate on bread until my early 20’s. My twin sister and I were travelling around Greece and Croatia for 10 […]

sour almond milk buttermilk pancakes

Use Your Sour Almond Milk to Make Pancakes

Do you ever have almond milk that’s gone a little sour? Don’t throw it away, it can actually be used to make super fluffy buttermilk pancakes! I make a new batch of almond milk about once every week. It’s my favourite plant milk to have in smoothies, hot chocolate, tea, when baking… Pretty much any […]

grain-free low-carb tortillas

Low-Carb Cauliflower Tortillas (Grain-Free!)

A super easy cauliflower tortilla recipe using just 4 ingredients! These cauliflower wraps are very malleable and can bend without breaking, and make the perfect low-carb, gluten-free wrap option. Up until recently, my go-to tortilla recipe was this one-ingredient lentil tortilla. But, since starting a low-carb high fat (LCHF) eating plan, I’ve really changed up […]

roasted pumpkin seeds

How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds Leftover from the Pumpkin

Not sure what to do with the leftover pumpkin seeds you have lying around after cooking a pumpkin for dinner? Here is a great way to use up those leftover seeds: Making delicious, nutritious roasted pumpkin seeds! They’re perfect for munching on as a snack, or to garnish over salads, stir-fry’s, soups, veggie dishes, and […]

strawberry frozen yoghurt

Dairy-Free Keto Strawberry Frozen Yoghurt!

This strawberry frozen yoghurt recipe is super easy to make. No fancy equipment needed, just your simple kitchen blender. It only requires 3 ingredients and 2 minutes of your time! It’s healthy, delicious, fruity and oh so creamy. The perfect thing for a hot summer’s day, or even as a quick healthy breakfast option. I love fro-yo. […]

homemade almond meal

How to Make Almond Meal from Leftover Almond Pulp

Have you made a batch of homemade almond milk, but aren’t sure what to do with the leftover pulp? Good news! There are so many things you can do with the leftover almond pulp, one of my favourites being making homemade almond meal! It’s perfect for using in bread, baked goods, and more! I just […]

roasted zucchini hummus recipe

Low-Carb Roasted Zucchini Hummus

A low-carb alternative to traditional chickpea hummus, with all the flavour and no chickpeas! Chickpeas are a wonderful food and a great source of protein, fibre, calcium, iron, magnesium, and more! The only unfortunate part is they’re also quite high in starch, too, which can be challenging for those eating keto or who have Candida […]

low-carb seed crackers

Low-Carb Seed Crackers

These healthy low-carb keto seed crackers are great for snacking on and go perfectly well with any natural, homemade, non-processed dip. A personal favourite of mine would be these nutty crackers dipped in Low-Carb Roasted Zucchini Hummus. When it comes to snacks, my absolute favourite would have to be crackers and dip. It’s so addictive. […]

keto pancakes with berry compote

Keto Coconut Pancakes with Berry Compôte

These easy, low-carb keto pancakes are fluffy, soft and absolutely delicious. Rather than using grain flours, almond and coconut flour are subbed in to reduce the total net carbs. Who wants pancakes? If I was to be embodied into pancakes… These would be the best representation. They’re so forking good. This recipe took some time […]

bulletproof keto hot chocolate

Bulletproof Keto Hot Chocolate

How to make a keto hot chocolate with just 5 ingredients! This sugar-free, low carb, high-fat hot cocoa recipe is super rich, thick and creamy, yet also really easy to make. I have a life update for you all… I’ve started eating pescatarian. So more fish, eggs, vegetables and a little fruit. I’ve stopped eating […]

homemade pineapple vinegar from pineapple scraps

How to Make Fermented Pineapple Vinegar from Pineapple Scraps

How to make a probiotic-rich pineapple vinegar using the leftover rind of a fresh pineapple. I often have apple cider vinegar first thing morning with water to help kick-start my digestive system, or 30 minutes before meals to get my stomach juices flowing. However, I recently saw an IG story by Plastic-Free Mermaid sharing a […]

homemade acai bowl recipe

How to Make Thick, Creamy Acai Bowls Every Time

How to make thick, creamy acai bowls from start to finish, as well as a few simple ways to cut fruit aesthetically to give your bowl a café-style feel. If you have never made a smoothie bowl or aren’t sure how to get that desired thick and creamy consistency, you’ve come to the right place. […]

overnight oats recipe

Easy Overnight “Oats” (Without the Oats!)

How to make the perfect batch of overnight oats (just without the oats). I switch out the oats for quinoa flakes for an oat-free overnight “oats” breakfast recipe. It’s one of the easiest, no-cook breakfast options that will leave you with healthy grab-and-go breakfast options to enjoy over the course of the week. Plus, it’s […]

vegan chocolate mousse with tofu

High Protein Vegan Chocolate Mousse

Chocolatey dairy-free high protein mousse!! Swap out the moo for tofu and no one will ever know… If you’re a chocolate lover, you’ll love this! This recipe is one of my current favourites to have on repeat because it’s high in protein and only requires 4 ingredients. It’s 100% protein powder-free! The secret ingredient is tofu. […]

homemade rice paper recipe

How to Make Rice Paper for Homemade Rice Paper Rolls

An easy step-by-step guide to making your very own edible rice paper. I just love rice paper rolls. They don’t even have to be savoury delicacies; rice paper can be used to make sweet treats, too. Whenever I’m at a Vietnamese restaurant I’ll order rice paper rolls stuffed with marinated tofu, greens, carrot and an […]

vegan split pea soup recipe

A Super Simple One-Pot Vegan Split Pea Soup

Vegan Split Pea Soup is a delicious mix of green split peas, carrots, celery, onion, cabbage and a range of herbs – it’s one of my all-time favourite soup recipes! Below I share a stovetop method for making this simple soup. This split pea soup is the perfect way to add more protein and fibre […]

avocado brownies recipe

Flourless Avocado Brownies (Vegan & GF)

These Avocado Brownies are a delicious, easy gluten-free + vegan dessert, using avocado in place of oil or butter often used in brownie recipes. The best part… Only 8 ingredients are needed to make these fudgy brownies! I know chocolate and avocado sound like they shouldn’t go together, but I promise these are some of […]

aloo palak inspired recipe

Red Spinach & Potato Curry (Aloo Palak-Inspired)

This quick and easy Spinach & Potato (Aloo Palak) curry recipe is an Indian-inspired dish I recreated to make it vegan-friendly and gluten-free! It can be enjoyed on its own or paired with some rice, homemade flatbread or tortillas. This dish was born out of my desire to try one new food a week. To […]

vegan hot cocoa recipe

3-Ingredient Vegan Hot Cocoa DIY

Here it is – my go-to homemade hot chocolate that’s way better (and healthier) than any packaged mix you’ll find at the store. I just love cute, thrifty gifts! Which is how this hot cocoa powder mix came about. I wanted to gift my friends and family something they would actually use, because in the […]

homemade lentil tortillas recipe

Homemade Lentil Tortillas (Vegan, GF & Plastic-Free!)

One-ingredient red lentil tortillas that are naturally grain-free, vegan and are free of plastic packaging! You only need red lentils (plus a little water).  I hadn’t had wraps for ages because all the tortillas I could find came wrapped in plastic packaging, and the recipes online I tried to make kept coming out as flatbread instead of […]

homemade vegan moussaka recipe

Homemade Vegan Moussaka

How to make your very own vegan moussaka at home to bring a taste of Greece into the home. Layers of roasted eggplant topped with a tomato lentil filling, finished with a creamy garlic cashew béchamel on top. A few years ago I visited Greece with my twin sister. We hopped on one of those […]

honey soy brussels sprouts recipe

Honey Soy Glazed Brussels Sprouts

These Honey Soy Brussels Sprouts are a vegan spin on the classic honey soy chicken. Crispy roasted brussel sprouts covered in a honey soy glaze that gives a somewhat plain vegetable an amazing sweet ‘n savoury flavour! This honey soy glaze can also be used to marinate tofu or other veggies to give a powerhouse […]

sweet potato brownies recipe

Fudgy Sweet Potato Brownies (Vegan, GF & Refined Sugar-Free)

An easy way to sneak healthy ingredients into a delicious fudgy brownie. A more nutrient-rich, super fudgy, naturally-sweetened, healthier brownie recipe. Sweet potato purée is the binder for this brownie recipe, acting as the “egg” replacer in this vegan brownie, keeping the mix together and adding a soft, fudgy, moist texture to the brownie. The inside […]

celery juice recipe

Homemade Detoxifying Celery Juice (Without a Juicer)

How to make an alkalising celery juice recipe without a juicer!! This takes minutes and is so delicious!! After finishing my 10-day juice cleanse, I’ve kept up juicing as a regular part of my daily routine. I’ll make sure to have at least one juice a day, whether that be a green juice, beet juice, […]

homemade iced matcha latte recipe

Homemade Iced Matcha Latte

Homemade Iced Matcha Latte! Grab your mate who’s a total matcha fan and get making!! This is a new found favourite of mine! I only started making iced matcha green tea lattes recently to take with me at 5:00am to watch the sunrise on the beach. I would see others around me enjoying their freshly […]

piña colada ice-cream recipe

4-Ingredient Piña Colada Ice-Cream

Summer in a bowl. Nothing tastes quite like summer than a piña colada. This simple version requires only 4 ingredients: Frozen banana, pineapple, mango and coconut milk! It’s been HOT up here on the coast, so I’ve started whipping up this tropical-inspired nice-cream as a refreshing way to cool down. The original piña colada is […]

black bean brownies recipe

Black Bean Brownies (Vegan, GF & Refined Sugar-Free)

An easy way to sneak healthy ingredients into delicious fudgy brownies. No need to tell what’s inside until they’re halfway through and asking for the recipe! It seems absurd to put black beans into something as deliciously-sweet as chocolate brownies, but trust me, it works. They’re fudgy, sweet, and are one of the best brownies […]

vegan ice-cream cookie sandwiches recipe

Vegan Ice-Cream Cookie Sandwiches

Healthy ice-cream sandwiches that are vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free! Plus, plastic packaging-free! Something delicious happened… These ice-cream sandwiches came into existence. A vegan ice-cream cookie was born after countless searches around the supermarket freezers for plastic-free packed, vegan and gluten-free ice cream sandwiches. There weren’t any. At all. Thus, here is my homemade healthy version of this delicious summer treat. The result […]

pineapple ice-cream recipe

Pineapple Soft Serve Ice-Cream

For those allergic to bananas or looking for a low-carb option, pineapple ice-cream is a delicious, refreshing way to cool off during a hot summer’s day. This recipe requires just 2 ingredients, and takes about 10 minutes to prep, then BOOM: You’ve got yourself delicious, homemade, creamy soft serve ice-cream. This pineapple nice-cream can be made using a simple […]

homemade pickled beetroot recipe

Homemade Pickled Beetroot

How do you pickle beetroot at home? It’s super simple and tastes a million times better than store-bought! Here’s how. What got me into pickling beetroot was, well… I wanted to make the ultimate vegan burger, beetroot and all. That’s it. That’s how my mind works. It’s completely food-motivated. But, this whole process opened up a whole new world […]

almond butter mousse cups recipe

Vegan Almond Butter Mousse Cups

I’ve shared a recipe for peanut butter cups before, but here is my latest spin on these chocolatey treats: Almond Butter Mousse Cups! Devine inspiration struck just as I was drifting off to sleep one night. Almond butter cups, with a mousse-y twist. I quickly made a note of it on my phone so I wouldn’t forget, […]

pickled red onion recipe

Homemade Pickled Red Onions

Take your taco, sandwich, salad, burger, nourish bowl and avocado toast to the next level with this super easy pickled red onion recipe! You are going to love this! Its got that flavour punch to give any savoury meal that X factor it needs to take it to the NEXT LEVEL! What’s more, pickled red […]

vegan lavender honey ice-cream recipe

No-Churn Vegan Lavender Honey Ice-Cream

I don’t own an ice-cream maker. In fact, since moving out of home earlier this year, the only kitchen appliance I own is a blender, and it’s my pride and joy. I put that blender to extensive use; smoothies, nut butters, nice-cream, plant milks, and now, ice-cream! I hear the cries of my fellow humans […]

how to make a nourish bowl

How to Build a Nourish Bowl

Learn how to build a healthy nourish bowl using this simple 8-step guide. Great for lunch, dinner and meal prepping! Nourish bowls, buddha bowls, veggie bowls, vegan bowls… whichever the name, they all have one thing in common. VEGGIES. Ever since going vegan, nourish bowls have been my go-to for easy, healthy meals. Not only […]

homemade vegetable stock recipe

How to Make Vegetable Stock (Using Veggie Scraps!)

How to make a nutritious homemade version of store-bought vegetable stock and broth using leftover veggie scraps! If you haven’t already, start saving your veggie cut-offs in a sealed container (preferably stainless steel rather than plastic) in the fridge. A wide variety of veggies will boost the nutritional goodness. This is a great plastic-free, zero-waste, […]

homemade soy milk recipe

How to Make Organic Soy Milk & Tofu from Scratch

Homemade soy milk is super easy to make and makes a great alternative to dairy milk. It requires only 2 ingredients: water and soybeans. After finding some organic soybeans while shopping at my local bulk foods store, I thought I’d try my hand at making some soy milk! I’ve made almost every type of plant […]

vegan cheesecake recipe

No-Bake Vegan Gluten-Free Berry Cheesecakes

How to make raw vegan berry cheesecakes that are gluten-free, paleo and refined sugar-free. I cannot think of a time when I’ve ever been more excited to share a recipe with you all than I am today! Honestly, after making these, normal cheesecakes will not even make it onto the SAME LEVEL. Instead of baking, […]

stewed apples recipe

Homemade Stewed Apples: This may help to Reduce Radiation Exposure in the Body

This is a new recipe that I’ve only just started adding into my diet on a regular basis, ever since my naturopath recommended it to me. She suggested I incorporate it into my diet as a way to help reduce radiation exposure in my body, especially since they’ve started turning on the 5G networks around […]

vegan Reese's peanut butter cups recipe

Vegan Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups (Gf & Refined Sugar-Free)

I’ve shared a recipe for peanut butter cup energy balls before, but I thought I’d share my favourite healthy spin on the classic Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups we all know and love! Rather than indulging in the white sugar, preservative-packed treat that’s also individually wrapped in single-use plastic wrapping, switch it up for this healthy […]

oat-free granola recipe

Oat-free Healthy Granola (Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free)

A deliciously healthy chunky granola that’s naturally sweetened with maple syrup. This “basic” granola recipe also happens to be the best granola recipe! (And I’m not biased). I’ve been busy in the kitchen trying to make the perfect oat-free granola for some time (I’m intolerant to oats), and finally ladies and gentleman, I bring you […]

homemade sauerkraut recipe

How to Make Sauerkraut

All you need are 2 ingredients; salt and cabbage, to make some delicious, gut-healthy sauerkraut! Here’s how. My first experience with sauerkraut was after reading the book on Gut and Psychology Syndrome (GAPS) by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride MD. I made it to help boost my gut health, and just loved how simple the process was. […]

homemade dandelion latte recipe

Homemade Dandelion Root Latte: A Caffeine-Free, Adrenal-Friendly Tonic!

A tasty, caffeine-free alternative to coffee! I’ve talked about the many benefits of dandelion in the past, one particular quality being its ability to help detoxify the liver. Our liver acts as the “gatekeeper” to the body, filtering out toxins, hormones, food, heavy metals, and other substances we come into contact with in our everyday […]

homemade sunflower seed yoghurt recipe

How to Make Sunflower Seed Yoghurt/Kefir (Without a Yoghurt Maker)

Most pre-made supermarket yoghurts have additives like sugar, and the cultures used in them tend to deteriorate over time, meaning you often don’t receive the full benefits of the probiotics contained within these yoghurts due to processing and handling along the way. If you do opt for a pre-made yoghurt, look for one that only […]

homemade vegan ice-cream recipe

No-Churn 2-Ingredient Banana Coconut Ice-Cream

How to make delicious, homemade, creamy vegan ice-cream from scratch using only 2 ingredients! No ice-cream machine needed. Now, I don’t own an ice-cream maker. In fact, the only kitchen appliance I own is a blender, and it’s ‘my precious‘. For those of you who, too, are ice-cream machine-less but still want to make homemade ice-cream, I bring you: No-Churn Banana Coconut Ice-Cream with all the creaminess of real […]

Homemade Super Greens Powder from Garden Greens

Making your own greens powder has quite a few perks; So, preserve those fresh garden greens and reduce food wastage at the same time by turning them into a super greens powder, and get a powerful boost of nutrition all winter long! Have you ever thought about making your own organic superfood greens powder? I […]

keto no-bake protein bars recipe

Low-Carb No-Bake Protein Bars

The struggle is over! No more wrestling to get enough protein in. These homemade protein bars have gotcha covered. High in protein, keto-friendly, vegan, paleo, oat-free, date-free, grain-free, dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, can be made nut-free, and made with real, wholesome ingredients, your body will be fuelled to take on the day, and love you for […]

date free protein ball recipe

Date-Free Protein Balls (Low-Carb, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free & Oat-Free)

These bliss balls are high protein, keto-friendly, vegan, gluten-free, paleo, oat-free, date-free, allergen-friendly, can be made nut-free, and made with real food to fuel your mind and body. While we were on holiday up on the Gold Coast, I tried out the GoodMix new protein ball recipe, which we discovered at one of the local […]

homemade olive oil brownies recipe

Fudgy Olive Oil Brownies (Paleo, Gluten-free, Dairy-free & Naturally Sweetened)

How to make fudgy, soft, moist brownies using olive oil! A healthy spin on your regular chocolatey brownies, but 10 times better. They’re paleo, gluten-free, diary-free, can be made vegan, and naturally sweetened! These were some of the fudgiest brownies I’ve ever tasted, even though they were everything-free. This recipe uses almond flour, making it […]

3 ingredient peanut butter cookies

3-Ingredient Flourless Banana Peanut Butter Cookies

These gooey, chewy 3-ingredient peanut butter cookies are the easiest things you’ll ever make, from start to finish you’ll have ready-made cookies to enjoy in under 20 minutes! All the ingredients used are wholesome, natural, raw food goodness! All you’ll need is; banana, peanut butter and cacao powder! You can even make this recipe into a […]

homemade paleo banana bread recipe

Paleo Choc-Chip Banana Bread (Sugar-free, Dairy-free & Gluten-free)

Get ready for the ULTIMATE chocolate chip banana bread recipe that’s paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, and sugar-free. It can be made vegan by subbing in flax eggs. I’ve actually come to love this banana bread more than my previous banana bread recipe that I’d been making for years! This delicious banana bread recipe is moist, healthy, […]

how to make apple cider vinegar

How to Make Homemade Apple Cider Vinegar with “the Mother”

All you need is: APPLES (organic is best) SUGAR (it gets eaten up in the process so no need to worry about sugar levels!) WATER (filtered is ideal) & PATIENCE… (Plus a bit o’ cheesecloth to throw over the top). This wonderful elixir is packed full of goodness and has so many uses. It’s made […]

how to make lavender tea from fresh lavender

How to Make Lavender Tea from Fresh Lavender

How to make lavender tea from fresh lavender buds and mint. You can also use dried ingredients – it doesn’t have to be fresh. This tea will help relieve stress, soothe the mind – and is the perfect night-time drink! Since we started growing lavender out in our back garden, it’s just absolutely flourished! It’s […]

detox smoothies

Detoxifying Beetroot Smoothies

How to make three different detoxifying beetroot smoothies that help to cleanse the body naturally! Betalains found in beets naturally help to detoxify the liver. I recently pulled the mother of all beets out from my garden the other day. It was a #proudmum moment for me as this beet had been “cooking” for about […]

vegan brownie bowl

Vegan Brownie Bowl

A vegan gluten-free brownie bowl recipe made with delicious vanilla nice-cream!! These brownies are the gooey-est brownies ever, and are so easy to make. The nice-cream is a “healthier” twist on brownies and ice-cream. Instead of pairing your brownies with a dollop of cream or ice-cream, why not “health-it-up” and pair them with some nice-cream! […]

vegan cookie dough smoothie bowl recipe

Cookie Dough Smoothie Bowl

How to make vegan gluten-free cookie dough and a thick smoothie bowl base! This smoothie cookie dough combo is just NEXT LEVEL! Any leftover cookie dough you may have can be baked into cookies and added to this smoothie bowl, too, for extra crunch! Twin Coast have a great grain-free, healthy cookie dough recipe that […]

homemade macadamia milk

Homemade Macadamia Milk, Butter & Cheese

How to make homemade macadamia butter, cheese, and milk from scratch at home. No fancy equipment needed. Did you know: Macadamias, pecans and walnuts are some of the highest nut sources of omega-3. I struggle to consume enough omega-3 in my diet, so I’ve started including more of these fatty nuts into my recipes. This […]

how to make dandelion tea from fresh plant

Homemade Dandelion Tea from Scratch using Freshly Picked Dandelions

Homemade dandelion tea using fresh dandelions I picked earlier that day! Who, as a child, picked these beautiful flowers out of the ground to give to mum, dad, grandma, or to simply blow the little white seeds everywhere while “making a wish”? Who would have guessed this flower could be a superfood?! The dandelion plant […]

vegan keto meal ideas

Vegan & Vegetarian Keto Meal Ideas

I followed a vegan/vegetarian keto diet everyday for a month… and this is what happened. I recently took up the challenge of eating vegan/vegetarian keto for a month, just out of curiosity to see what the results might be afterwards. I’ve heard many, many great things about keto and the benefits that come along with it, […]

healthy fruit roll ups

Homemade Healthy Fruit Roll-Ups

How to make a healthy version of the kid-favourite, fruit roll-ups. They’re super easy to make, and only require fruit and honey/maple syrup! I can still remember the advertisements for Uncle Toby’s “fruit” roll-ups on TV. They were one of my absolute favourite snacks as an 8 year old. Whenever I was given the rare […]

caffeine-free chai powder

DIY Caffeine-Free Chai Powder for Hot & Iced Chai Lattes

How to make an immune-boosting chai latte at home that tastes café-quality. The love affair between chai and I started a few years ago, when I was prompted to try it by my sister who’d recently discovered the deliciousness that is chai. Fast forward to today, I enjoy chai lattes and iced chai on a […]

homemade calendula shortbread biscuits

Homemade Vegan Gluten-Free Calendula Shortbread Biscuits

Who doesn’t love a good shortbread biscuit? I had a lot of calendula oil left over after making my homemade calendula cream, so I thought I’d make some homemade shortbread with it! Calendula has many health benefits; it’s an antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial, and makes a wonderful addition to this shortbread recipe. Fun fact: You […]

cashew cream cheese recipe

Garlic & Herb Cashew Cream Cheese

My go-to cashew cheese recipe for a creamy and delicious vegan cheese at home — no fermentation required! I thought my cheese days were behind me when I made the transition to veganism, but thankfully not. Cashew cheese requires only 12 ingredients! Just soak the cashews, blend with seasonings, drain the excess liquid, and chill […]

coconut whipped cream recipe

How to Make Coconut Whipped Cream

Coconut whipped cream is a delicious dairy-free and vegan alternative to dairy full cream. It’s light, fluffy, and can be whipped together in 5 minutes. Coconut whipped cream and I have had a love-hate relationship in the past… It took me many attempts to get it right, with the previous trials turning into something that resembled […]

chickpea cookies recipe

High Protein Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who would have thought chickpeas could be used to make cookies? This recipe is a healthy spin on traditional chocolate chip cookies, with the added benefits of being high in protein, vegan and gluten-free! I remember as a child, my mum would try and sneak sweet potato into brownies, or avocado into muffins to subtly […]

sunflower seed butter recipe

Homemade Sunflower Seed Butter (Oil-Free)

This delicious homemade sunflower seed butter is made using only one ingredient (no added oil or sugar needed). This delicious homemade sunflower seed butter is made using only one ingredient! Sunflower butter is one of the cheaper alternatives compared to other nut butters like peanut butter or almond butter, and when you make it at […]

how to dry mulberries in dehydrator

How to Dry Mulberries at Home

Snack on sweet, delicious, healthy dried mulberries anytime of the year! Mulberries are one of my favourite snacks, especially when one can simply go outside and pick them fresh from the tree. We planted our mulberry tree around 6 years ago now, and each year I get so excited when spring comes round, to pick […]

hemp milk recipe

How to Make Hemp Milk

A super easy, homemade 2-ingredient hemp milk that’s creamy and refreshing! The first time I tried hemp milk was at the Sydney vegan markets, and it’s still one of the most refreshing drinks I’ve ever had! I love taking hemp milk out on hikes or enjoying as a post-workout refreshment as it’s such a great way […]

healthy snickers smoothie bowl recipe

Healthy Snickers Smoothie Bowl

Recreating a Snickers smoothie bowl that I had at a café. It’s a healthy twist on Snickers that’s vegan, gluten-free, and full of healthy ingredients!! I had a snickers smoothie bowl for the first time at Hills Organics for brunch a few weeks back, and I wanted to recreate this beautiful bowl, to enjoy whenever […]

cashew milk recipe

How to Make Cashew Milk

Plastic packaging-free, all-natural homemade cashew milk is just 2 ingredients away! I’ve been stepping outside my “almond milk” comfort zone and try other plant milks. *Enter the alternative.* Cashew milk is super easy to make and oh so creamy! In fact, it’s probably the closest things to regular cow’s milk (that and oat milk) as […]

homemade vegan falafel recipe

Homemade Vegan Falafel (Crispy Outside, Soft Middle)

The best food created by man… falafel. Have you tried falafel before? I remember the first time I had it, I’d bought one of those pre-made packs from the supermarket. I must admit it was a little dry, and it crumbled everywhere. Eating it was like eating dry Weet-Bix; all the saliva in your mouth […]

vegan gluten-free banana bread recipe

Vegan Gluten-Free Banana Bread

How to make soft, fluffy gluten-free vegan banana bread. All you need is: gluten-free flour, almond meal, coconut sugar, baking soda, coconut oil, bananas and milk! I absolutely love banana bread, but it can be challenging to find one that’s vegan AND gluten-free when out at cafe’s and such. The most recent one I had […]

vegan mousse cake recipe

Double Chocolate No-Bake Mousse Cake

A super simple chocolate mousse cake that’ll ‘have you at hello.’ This dessert is vegan-friendly, gluten-free, refine sugar-free and made with wholesome, natural ingredients so you can indulge guilt-free! This mousse isn’t made with your standard avocado. No. We’ve cranked it up a notch and used coconut cream!! Plus it’s rich in antioxidants because of […]

peanut butter bliss balls recipe

Healthy No-Bake Peanut Butter Cup Bliss Balls

A healthy spin on the classic Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. Sometimes, ‘real’ food can sound a little boring and usually means something that requires time and effort to make… Most of the time, we just want something we can throw together that’s quick, easy, and most importantly, delicious. Here’s my solution: Bliss balls. Ready in less than 15 minutes […]

simple vegan tofu scramble recipe

Simple Tofu Scramble

Tofu scramble, a vegan alternative to scrambled eggs. Eggs Benedict, avocado on toast with a side of eggs, scrambled eggs on toast, eggs with “soldiers”… There are so many egg dishes out there that are just waiting to be recreated into healthy vegan alternatives. The first time I had tofu scramble was in a café […]

homemade vegan Twix bars recipe

Healthy Vegan Gluten-Free Twix Bars

These DIY vegan Twix bars are made with just 9 ingredients, and are the perfect treat to enjoy whenever a sugar craving strikes. I love these Twix Bars because they’re a great way to get your sweet-tooth fix in a healthy way, without turning to processed, additive-filled, pre-made snacks that are chock-a-block full of unhealthy […]

vegan snickers bars recipe

Healthy No-Bake Vegan Snickers Bites

These delicious vegan Snickers bites will have you drooling. They’re super quick to make and only require 5 ingredients! These little bars have all the taste without the nasties. I stumbled across this recipe when looking for something fun, healthy, and most of all delicious to make as a snack when I got those mid-afternoon […]

homemade vegan Easter eggs recipe

Vegan Nutella-Filled Easter Eggs

Homemade, gooey-in-the-middle, Easter eggs anyone? This is such a wonderful time of year. I love getting together with friends, family, and loved ones to spend the long weekend in each other’s company. Plus, the chocolate isn’t half bad, either. This was my first attempt at making vegan Easter eggs, and they turned out fabulously! They […]

homemade coconut yoghurt recipe

How to Make 2-Ingredient Coconut Yoghurt (Without a Yoghurt Maker)

I remember the first time I tried making my own homemade yoghurt, it was before I was vegan. I’d make normal dairy yoghurt to share with my family, mainly to give my twin sister as a probiotic-rich food to help with with her gut, as she was suffering with painful acne at the time. She […]

homemade almond milk recipe

How to Make Almond Milk

All that’s needed is just 2 ingredients, 10 minutes, and a blender! This was one of the very first things I made when I went vegan, and it’s something I make almost weekly now. I’ve found homemade almond milk is so much creamier than store-bought varieties, as you can adjust the water quantity to make […]

homemade coconut milk recipe

How to Make Coconut Milk (With 2 Ingredients!)

How to make homemade coconut milk using just two ingredients! Making your own plant milks at home means you can avoid plastic chemicals like BPA in the lining of cans and cartons, or the added sweeteners and preservatives used to increase shelf-life (and taste). Plastic is something I’ve worked hard to cut out of my […]

coconut milk kefir recipe

How to Make Coconut Milk Kefir

I’ve been making my own coconut milk kefir for quite some time now. It started after my naturopath recommended it to me as a probiotic-rich alternative to kombucha, because it contains less sugar. Now, being dairy intolerant, rather than making traditional milk kefir using dairy milk, I went looking for a non-dairy alternative and came […]

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