All posts tagged: dairy free

Quinoa 3 ways: morning, noon & night

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Food & Recipes / Gluten free / Mains / Smoothies & Breakfast / Snacks

20 years ago NASA researchers sung the praises of quinoa as a potential new food staple for astronauts due to its superior nutrient density. Talk about being ahead of the game! Quinoa has burst into the homes of many a health-conscious folk in the last two years and cemented itself as a favourite amongst vegans and the gluten-challenged amongst us. So what’s all the fuss about this little grain (or non-grain as you’re about to find […]

Raw caramel tart to impress your mates

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Dessert / Food & Recipes / Gluten free

I have this delectable summer tart to thank for reigniting my love affair with raw sweets. You see I’ve unintentionally jumped off the raw bandwagon recently. I blame bliss ball saturation. Or perhaps my head couldn’t take another round of almonds vs food processor. And I did bite into (god forbid) a dodgy medjool date only last week. I know, such blasphemy. Thankfully though, my short-lived raw hiatus came to an end when a dinner […]

Lemon curd tart with raw base + 26 years young

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Be happy / Dessert / Food & Recipes / Gluten free / Snacks

It’s happened folks, I’m now officially on the other side of 25. Yep, a few weeks ago I kissed my stubborn foothold on the exact mid-twenties goodbye and launched into the unknown territory of 26 years young. Hip hip hoorah. Well, sort of. It seems the quarter-life crisis isn’t just some Gen Y overreaction. Mid-twenties are tough man! No longer are you young/naive enough to think that everything will turn out as planned, that you’ll […]

Green bircher muesli + 5 easy ways to go organic

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Food & Recipes / Reviews / Smoothies & Breakfast

I tend to see the organic versus conventional produce debate a bit like the old Vitamin D and skin cancer nutshell. Let me explain. So you’re out in the sunshine soaking up that all-important Vitamin D, essential for good health. Go you! Rejoice for healthy bones! Until you realise that too much sunlight can give you skin cancer and you’re diving for the 30+. What the deuce? What’s a girl to do? Same goes for […]