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

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

Matcha Smoothie Bowl

Everyone’s having a matcha smoothie bowl at the moment. When I got a matcha sample as part of my organic box subscription, I knew I had to jump on the bandwagon! Not normally a fan of green tea (or any tea for that matter), I was absolutely blown away by that matcha flavour! No comparison toRead 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

Lemon Meringue Bliss Balls {vg, gf}

Lemon Meringue Bliss Balls
Lemon Meringue Bliss Balls

If you love bliss balls, there is no shortage of recipes on the internet, including my blog. Whether you feel like carrot cake, lamington, cookie dough, baklava or ginger bread, I have you covered. Only missing are cheesecake blissballs and black forest bliss balls, and I can offer you a whole patisserie in bliss ball shape!Read more

Kale & Chickpea Curry {vg, gf, lf}

Kale & Chickpea Curry
Kale & Chickpea Curry

I am amazed again and again at how the most simple meals are often the most delicious and satisfying. There you are, pondering for hours over what you could do with all the produce that “needs to go”, browsing recipes, flavour combinations…when all you need is just some common sense and a look in yourRead more

Healthy Anzac Biscuits {vg, gf, lf}

Today is Anzac Day. And without going into all the historical intricacies, for the purposes of this blog, this means Anzac biscuits! Traditional Anzac biscuits, albeit tasty, are far from healthy as they contain butter (or far worse – margarine), refined sugar and white flour. Healthy Anzac biscuits? It seems like an impossible quest, but you canRead more