• Posts Tagged ‘vegan’

    Healthy oreos (or cookies and cream)

    by  • June 7, 2013 • Dessert, Snacks • 1 Comment

    wpid-1.-Homemade-oreos-refined-sugar-free-dairy-free-my-kitchen-crowd.jpg

    My dear oreo. Where have you been all my life? I understand that we have had our issues. Growing up so far separated from your magical chocolaty crunch was always destined to make our love difficult. But, please, do not hold my childhood against me. You have ventured across the ocean to the shores...

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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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    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

    from the side

    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

    smoothie

    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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    Rich chocolate mousse cake

    by  • November 7, 2012 • Dessert • 19 Comments

    served with strawberries

    I clearly have an obsession with chocolate. Gourmet chocolate, chocolate body butter, chocolate cupcakes… and the darker my chocolate, the better! One of my all time favourite desserts though is chocolate mousse. Oh chocolate mousse how I love thee! Light, but rich. Fluffy, but creamy. Airy, but satisfying. So what’s better than chocolate mousse?...

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    Sundried tomato sauce (for anything!)

    by  • November 1, 2012 • Mains • 8 Comments

    sauce served two

    This recipe is a fabulous, simply and no cook tomato sauce that goes well with anything! Including pizza, lasagne, pasta, salads, crackers – you name it! Growing up, I always used pasta sauce to cook, not just for my famed pasta and sauce with cheese recipes, but for anything. Making pasta, use pasta sauce....

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    Creamy curry sauce with Zing!

    by  • September 10, 2012 • Mains • 0 Comments

    served from above

    A few months ago we had a potluck curry lunch. We were going to a friend’s house, and as we arrived there was this delicious aroma of curry wafting throughout the house. Yum. I love curry. It’s one of my favourite foods. I mean I may not be able to rival my Dad when...

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    Buckwheat wafer baskets

    by  • August 22, 2012 • Dessert • 5 Comments

    wafers with ice cream

    We just got our ice cream maker on the weekend. Excitement levels in our house are through the roof! Gareth has been acting like a little kid in a candy shop ever since (which I suppose is pretty close to the truth), so it’s definitely been a good investment. Plus, I hadn’t had ice cream in...

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