• Posts Tagged ‘healthy fats’

    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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    Creamy pumpkin pasta bake (with dairy free option)

    by  • May 26, 2013 • Mains • 0 Comments

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    Gareth had a housemate who he always went mountain biking with (hi Jeff!). His housemate, after completing his study, moved back to his home town (a few hours drive away). So being the good friend that he is, Gareth would go and visit. Of course they inevitably end up mountain biking with a group...

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    Roasted peach, zucchini and parmesan salad

    by  • February 21, 2013 • Mains • 1 Comment

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    You know you have a winning recipe when you would rather eat more salad then homemade icecream with buckwheat wafer baskets . Even more exciting, is that my sister’s housemate (Hi Clare!) just gave us a whole heap of home grown necterines and plums (Thanks HEAPS Clare!) from her parents house (Thanks parents!). Those...

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    Candied orange

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

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    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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    Vanilla coconut cake with Chocolate buttercream

    by  • February 7, 2013 • Dessert • 0 Comments

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    Happy belated birthday to you, happy belated birthday to you, happy belated birthday dear Gareth…. happy belated birthday to y-o-u!! Hip hip hooray! Ok, so I’m a few…ummm… many months late with the post, but we made a lovely vanilla coconut cake for Gareth’s birthday and took pictures and everything… it just wouldn’t be...

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    Beetroot dip three ways

    by  • January 29, 2013 • Snacks • 0 Comments

    roasted vegan beetroot dip

    I’m back! Did you miss me? Sorry I’ve been quiet for so long… I’ve been travelling the world and now have many delicious memories to share! But to make up for being away for so long I bring you not one, but three amazing beetroot dip recipes. Ahh beetroot… So I’m forgiven? One of...

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    Fresh strawberry and banana tart

    by  • December 18, 2012 • Breakfast, Dessert, Snacks • 1 Comment

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    I seriously think I must have the most amazing in-laws ever. I always love going to visit them with the rest of the family, relax and spend some good quality time with everyone. But something that appeals to my food-loving brain even more, is that Gareth’s mum always cooks such delicious, healthy food whenever we go...

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    Banana smoothie

    by  • December 7, 2012 • Breakfast, Drinks, Snacks • 2 Comments

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    I don’t understand milkshakes. Why?! Why have a milkshake if you could have a thickshake? I mean, what’s the point?! Someone, please explain it to me. Thickshakes I understand. They’re like icecream in drinkable form. Smoothies. I kind of get those too. They’re like frozen yoghurt in drinkable form. But milkshakes. Really? It’s like flavoured...

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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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