Low-Carb Vegan Vanilla Milkshake

Vegan “milk” shakes and smoothies (which don’t contain dairy obviously) are all the rage these days. They usually rely heavily on frozen bananas and/or other fruit as well as dried fruit such as dates to achieve a sweet, creamy and thick consistency. While arguably delicious, this makes them heavy on the carbs and sugars, andRead more

Vegan Glutenfree Lowfat Pear Streusel Muffins

Vegan Glutenfree Lowfat Pear Streusel Muffins
Vegan Glutenfree Lowfat Pear Streusel Muffins

It’s my birthday and I brought you muffins! Not any old muffins, but the most delicious, moist, fruity, fudgy, crowd-pleasing vegan glutenfree lowfat pear streusel muffins! Yes, that’s right. While anything involving the word “streusel” would usually conjure the idea of either vegan, gluten free or lowfat, these babies are exactly that. No white flour,Read more

Creamy Strawberry & Tahin Smoothie {vg}

While it’s not really smoothie weather yet here in Melbourne, I would not want you to miss out on this absolutely divinely delicious smoothie that I whipped up back when the weather was more clement (and strawberries were in season) – tada! My creamy strawberry & tahin smoothie! At first sight, you would not think theRead more

15 Minute Prune Spread {vg, gf}

In Germany where I am from, “Pflaumenmus” (something like plum jam/plum puree/plum butter) is a very popular spread for bread rolls and also a common filling for jam doughnuts. Never having been a huge consumer of jams and sweet spreads, I have always liked plum jam as it is less sweet than other jams andRead more

Gingerbread Bliss Balls {vg, gf}

I am continuing my bliss balls obsession with a new flavour that is just perfect for the current season – autumn! While autumn here in the southern hemisphere doesn’t necessarily go hand in hand with gingerbread, the shops in Germany and other Northern and Central European countries start to fill up with all kinds of gingerbread-yRead more

Happy St. Patrick’s Day: 3 Green Smoothies

Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! I hope you all have lovely plans for the weekend. Whether or not you are into St. Patrick’s Days festivities, green smoothies are a great way to get you off to a great way to get you off to a good start. You can cram pretty much any greens andRead more

Clean Oatmeal & Raisin Cookies {vg, gf, nf, sf}

Clean Oatmeal & Raisin Cookies
Clean Oatmeal & Raisin Cookies

My toddler has a pronounced sweet tooth and it is almost impossible to walk her past the cookie and biscuit aisle unscathed. While Tim Tams, Anzacs and co. might be an effective temporary solution to placate a whingeing 2-year old and prevent a mortifying tantrum, they aren’t exactly what the doctor ordered. Needless to say, thisRead more