Kitchen & Garden

shiitake ‘quick’ pho topped with chilli + bean sprouts

Shiitake mushrooms, a symbol of longevity have been utilised in Asia for thousands of years due to their health promoting properties, most notably immune and heart health! They are also a source of B Vitamins as well as Vitamin D, and most importantly are a great addition to soups, salads and stir fries.That's why we… Continue reading shiitake ‘quick’ pho topped with chilli + bean sprouts

Kitchen & Garden

avocado + mint rice paper tolls

If you are gluten-intolerant, rice paper rolls are the perfect alternative a sandwich. You can pack them with delicious, nutrient rich ingredients such as avocado, mint leaves, carrot, capsicum, and even some sort of fish like salmon or prawn. They are a little more difficult to wrap, when compared to making a sandwich, however like everything… Continue reading avocado + mint rice paper tolls

Kitchen & Garden

peanut chicken skewers with mango + lime

TIME: 20 MINS SERVINGS: 8   INGREDIENTS 800g chicken breast/ thigh, cut into 2-3cm squares 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon tamari 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 1/4 cup crunchy peanut butter, room temperature 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar or lemon juice Coarse salt and ground pepper Extra virgin olive oil, for… Continue reading peanut chicken skewers with mango + lime

Kitchen & Garden, Medicine Chest

10 tips to avoid the holiday belly-bloat

  You’ve just finished Christmas lunch. The food was INCREDIBLE, Uncle Scott told a few hilarious jokes and, as a Christmas cracker winner, you’re wearing a fashionable yellow crown. Unfortunately, you know what is coming next. Some uncomfortable and painful bloating that not even popping a button open will fix. This doesn’t have to be… Continue reading 10 tips to avoid the holiday belly-bloat

Kitchen & Garden

raw caramel slice – delicious, rich and kinda healthier

Inspired by the many recipes out there (and hungry for a sweet fix), I spent my Sunday afternoon whipping up my own version of a raw caramel slice that tastes as good as it looks! Now before I go on, can I add- just because it’s raw, gluten-free, dairy-free (and whatever else free), does not necessarily mean it’s… Continue reading raw caramel slice – delicious, rich and kinda healthier

Kitchen & Garden

dategate: are your raw desserts just junk food in disguise?

Close your eyes and think of your favourite oozy, caramelly, melt-in-your-mouth sweet treat? What are you thinking of? You might go all out with a Snickers bar. Or you might try to be virtuous and picture a natural and “healthy” date. Yep, Medjool dates are definitely “nature’s caramel” and provide a gooey sweetness to raw… Continue reading dategate: are your raw desserts just junk food in disguise?

Kitchen & Garden, Uncategorized

coco-nutty coffee

Move over bulletproof coffee! I've recently discovered that adding coconut butter to my black coffee to give a decadent flavour and creamy texture. So simple but I promises it will revolutionise your morning brew! Ingredients 1 tablespoon coconut butter. 1 cup black coffee. Directions 1. Simply mix the coconut butter into your hot black coffee so it… Continue reading coco-nutty coffee