Soooo Gooood Vegan Choc-Avo Pie

Who doesn't like a good chocolate pie? Being a bit of a chocoholic myself, it is hard for me to imagine what it would be like to miss out on delicious, chocolaty desserts due to dietary restrictions. In fact, I had never given it a thought until I had invited some dinner guests who were … Continue reading Soooo Gooood Vegan Choc-Avo Pie

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Strawberry Banana Sourdough Bread

Late last year I posted a recipe for Sourdough Banana Bread and I was pretty darn excited about it! I thought it was a really good banana bread, didn't think that it could get better until my eldest, darling boy decided that he wanted strawberries in it too. What a great idea! I always say that my boy … Continue reading Strawberry Banana Sourdough Bread

3-Ingredient Homemade Dark Chocolate!

For those of you who know me well would know that I'm a self-confessed chocoholic! I can't actually remember when my addiction started, probably in my early teens or maybe even earlier but chocolate has always been my weakness, even to this day. However, for the last few years, I have become increasingly aware of the … Continue reading 3-Ingredient Homemade Dark Chocolate!

So Easy Coconutty Scones

I love bread! I love making bread, baking bread, smelling bread, and of course, EATING bread! At home, when I'm not travelling, I always make my own bread. I love experimenting with different ingredients and trying out different ways to make bread. It is so much fun to try out different bread recipes and even … Continue reading So Easy Coconutty Scones

Sourdough Banana Bread

I love sourdough! I have successfully created and maintained my sourdough starter for over 6 months now and I just love sourdough bread. However, in order to maintain the sourdough starter, it is required that you remove or throw out over half of your starter each time you feed it. I just couldn't bring myself … Continue reading Sourdough Banana Bread

Positive mind, healing body.

How many times have you heard someone say: "It's all in your head". Implying that whatever you may be feeling or experiencing is not real, or that it is so minimal that it doesn't deserve attention. Well, a lot of research has gone into the workings of the brain, the mind, and emotions, and how … Continue reading Positive mind, healing body.

Amazing no-knead bread

Never thought myself as much of a bread maker but somehow my husband convinced me to buy a bread machine a year and a half ago and we haven't bought bread from a store since.  I loved our bread machine and couldn't believe how easy it was to make our own bread. I would simply dump all … Continue reading Amazing no-knead bread

Avo-nana muffin cookies!

In the last few years I have become increasingly fascinated with nutrition. Especially having two young boys at home, I make an effort to ensure that they are getting a healthy and balanced diet. As much as possible, I try to make from scratch all the food that we eat. It is not always easy to … Continue reading Avo-nana muffin cookies!

Compassion – the path to a healthier life

In this cut-throat world, where most people judge their success by their position, wealth and power, compassion may appear to be a hindrance or even a weakness. But did you know that not only does compassion play an essential role in our mental and physical health, it has also been key to our survival as a species? … Continue reading Compassion – the path to a healthier life

How to tame a monkey mind

I was (and probably still am) one of those people with a very active mind.  Constantly on overdrive, loading up with random thoughts, internal dialogues with myself, feelings and emotions, stress, and worries all jumbled into one chaotic mess, cramped inside my poor head. I used to feel so overwhelmed that I would picture my brain burst like … Continue reading How to tame a monkey mind