June 2, 2020

If  you just aren't the biggest veggie fan or have a fussy child who isn't keen on eating the boiled stuff every night- give these tips a go! 

Why? Here are just a few benefits to eating more veggies:

  • They make meals and snacks way more filling!

  • Contain nut...

May 23, 2020

Following lockdown I have had sooo many people asking me about weight loss- what is the secret?! What diet should I follow? I've heard diets are bad though? So confusing!

If your goal is weight loss- then there is no one "secret", but what I believe is- no matter what y...

May 12, 2020

I recently made some "blackbean blondies" which went down a treat in our house! This was a real miracle considering the recipe was completely made up and in no way guaranteed to work! 

I looked for a black bean brownie recipe and came across a few but they all said "sug...

May 10, 2020

Beefless burgers

Ingredients

  • 1  tin lentils drained and rinsed

  • 1  onion sliced and lightly fried

  • 1  cup cooked brown rice

  • 1/2 cup flour

  • 4 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce

  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli (optional)

  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce

  • ...

March 25, 2020

NZ is at day 1 of our nationwide lockdown in an effort to overcome COVID-19. I don't know about you but I plan to spend alot of time trying out some new recipes over the next 4 weeks! Here is one of my fave slice recipes. I should also add- this freezes really well! So...

December 20, 2019

Nothing says summer like enjoying a platter in the sun with a cold brew in hand and some summer tunes. But beware! Just because it may feel like a "light-snack", a platter can pack a massive calorie punch - without filling us up as much as our usual evening meal would!...

December 11, 2019

I used to think that making crackers seemed like a "too hard basket" kind of job. Especially when you can just go on down to the supermarket and buy them! BUT- I am now converted. Homemade is soooo easy, very cheap, and really delicious! 

Here is the recipe that I use t...

August 2, 2019

The brain! It is SUCH an important part of our body and we should protect it through any means possible. I can't believe that I used to snowboard with nothing to protect my head, or that I was "too cool" to wear a helmet when biking around the streets of Bali (also did...

August 1, 2019

Coconut yoghurt! So delicious but also expensive- especially when you can make your own at home for a fraction of the price! 

All that you need is a tin of coconut cream- I use a high fat one because I love a thick yoghurt- and some probiotic capsules. My capsules have...

July 18, 2019

"If you finish all of your vege's then you can have ice-cream!"

"Since you did so well in your exam I have made your favourite dessert!"

"I am so stressed this week I just need chocolate to keep me going"

We are constantly surrounded by phrases about food being a reward a...

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