Raw Carrot Cake Bliss Balls

This recipe is one that should be labelled guilt free cake really.  Take the best of a healthy sounding cake and turn it into a raw, vegan option and you’d be forgiven for thinking it may be less than fabulous.  Never fear though, with my inspiration a recipe from Bianca at Wholefood Simply, we can’t…

Chilled Carrot and Hazelnut soup

When I started making the Pea and Mint soup earlier this week I got into the chilled soup groove and decided to give this recipe a go too.  I didn’t find this recipe to be as successful in its execution or flavour balance, although I would definitely use it as a base inspiration for making…

Chilled Pea, Mint and Lettuce soup

  Soup instantly brings to mind the colder months of the year, but I think there is something that we are missing out on by restricting it to only being a warm meal.  Cold soup can be a fabulous aperitif, an essence that perfectly starts a meal when you are entertaining with a touch of…

Green Beans and Almonds

Next time you are contemplating a simple salad I would highly recommend breaking out the green beans.  Their texture is satisfying to eat, and coupled with some almonds and a light red wine vinegar this simple salad will delight your taste buds. Simply top and tail your beans.  Blanch them in boiling salted water for…

Ginger Nut Biscuits

Believe it or not, I’ve had a post sitting here for almost half a year half written to make traditional ginger nut biscuits.  Unfortunately I’m still yet to make them (it will happen I promise), but in the meanwhile I thought I would share this beautiful and simple recipe that I found on Wholefood Simply…

Spiced Strawberry and Almond Smoothie

Another quick hit for your morning smoothies, this time with fresh strawberries. Strawberries are in season here in Queensland which means they are plentiful without breaking the bank to buy them.  During this time I try to go for larger quantities when I buy them and then I trim and freeze them in thought for…