• Gifts

    Dreamy chocolate hazelnut spread

    by  • September 11, 2013 • Breakfast, Dessert, Gifts, Snacks • 0 Comments

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    Growing up, we had to start making our own school lunches in about year 3. I guess it’s because I didn’t always eat what was packed for me (jam sandwiches? Yech) and my parent’s figured maybe I’d be more inclined to eat what I packed myself. I don’t really know why, but regardless that’s...

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    Candied orange

    by  • February 13, 2013 • Dessert, Gifts • 3 Comments

    Chocolate-candied-orange--my-kitchen-crowd

    I mentioned two posts ago that we had been travelling the world. Well, not quite the world, but Europe. Last time we went to Europe was four years ago. Well and truly before we started eating sugar free! And let me tell you that four years ago, the chocolate in Europe was amazing. So...

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    Coconut macaroons

    by  • December 1, 2012 • Dessert, Gifts, Snacks • 0 Comments

    coconut macaroons from above egg free sugar free nut free dairy free

    We were in Melbourne last year and Gareth ate his first ever macaroon at a cafe we went to that specialised in desserts. He was hooked! Can you tell he is a sweet tooth much? We tried a few different flavours and loved them all. If only we’d known what we were missing out on!...

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    Banana bread

    by  • November 21, 2012 • Breakfast, Dessert, Gifts, Snacks • 1 Comment

    cake with melting butter

    One banana, two bananas, three bananas, four… five bananas make a bunch and so do many more… Tra la laaaa, Tra la la laaa, Tra la laaa, Tra la la laa. Ahem. What can I say? I like to sing. Not that I recall ever watching the Banana Splits growing up. I DO however remember dad finally...

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    Gourmet chocolate

    by  • October 3, 2012 • Dessert, Gifts, Snacks • 10 Comments

    chocolate stacked from above

    Chocolate. Chocolate is possibly the reason I started this blog. It’s certainly a big factor in why I went sugar free. Or I should say, a big factor in my ability to go sugar free. You see, I’m a chocolatier. Wow. It feels good to say that. I bet it would mean instant friends at...

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    Chocolate body butter

    by  • September 26, 2012 • Beauty, Gifts • 7 Comments

    body-butter-in-tub

    Since my diet overhaul, I’ve been looking very carefully at everything I’ve been putting my body into contact with. I even did science at university and I don’t understand half of what’s on the label of most beauty products! Scary. I mean I’ve always been fascinated with the marketing hype of beauty products—it seems...

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    Italian carrot and almond cake

    by  • September 17, 2012 • Breakfast, Dessert, Gifts, Snacks • 3 Comments

    two pieces of cake

    I had such a fabulous weekend. Friday night I was at a friend’s house (Hi Amy!) and she mentioned that she was going to some farmers markets on Sunday. I was super excited, I have been longing for Sunday farmers markets for ages, but the only farmers markets I knew of nearby were on...

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    Toasted muesli your way

    by  • August 12, 2012 • Breakfast, Gifts • 0 Comments

    Muesli Honey

    I have always loved toasted muesli. It was always so much more satisfying then raw oats and so much more convenient then porridge. But there was always one thing that ruined it for me. Sultanas. Bleh. Who needs them? I mean who’s idea was it anyway to ruin such a perfect breakfast with something...

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