Feijoa Loaf

Feijoa Loaf

Feijoa Loaf

  • Servings: around 12 slices
  • Difficulty: easy
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Make the most of your Feijoas this season by trying this super simple Feijoa loaf that the whole family will enjoy. Great for a snack or a healthy addition to the kids lunchbox


Its Feijoa season again and if you have a Feijoa tree like we do that is full of this delicious fruit, then I’m sure you are wanting ways to make the most of your own Feijoas.  We are already around half way through Feijoa season now so ensure you don’t let this fruit go to waste.  The great thing about Feijoas is that they are very versatile and you can add them to a number of dishes – both sweet and savoury.  Cakes, Crumbles, muffins, chutney, “nice cream,” smoothies, add to salads or Bircher – just to name a few.  Have a look at my recipes for Feijoa Cake and crumble. Read More

Raw Bounty Bar

Raw Bounty Bar

  • Servings: Around 8 bars
  • Difficulty: easy
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Tasty, creamy and coconut-y goodness covered in homemade raw chocolate. A tasty and healthy treat - perfect to indulge yourselves!!


I know I’ve mentioned it numerous times before but I LOVE coconut. I use it in so many of my recipes and I don’t know what my life would be like without my coconut!! I’m sure I have it on a daily basis – both in savoury and sweet dishes. Stella is also taking after me and always gets the thredded coconut out of the pantry and as a result loves my coconut treats I make.

I grew up eating the sugar filled, processed Bounty Bars and decided that I’d recreate a healthier version of these – I do love recreating healthier versions of popular treats. This recipe also ticks all the right boxes – gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free, egg free and of course super tasty! Read More

Lemon Slice

Lemon Slice

Lemon Slice

  • Servings: around 16 pieces
  • Difficulty: easy
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A healthy take on the classic Lemon Slice.

I think I’ve mentioned this before but I really LOVE lemons!  And lucky for me, lemons are in season as its winter in NZ.  Our lemon tree is full of lemons which means our fruit bowl is over-flowing with lemons waiting for me to incorporate into more tasty and healthy recipes that I can share with you all.

I used to love the classic Lemon slice so I decided to recreate this dish into a healthier version which was still super tasty.  I removed the sugar, butter and refined flours and replaced these with healthier alternatives which resulted in a healthier yet still very delicious Lemon Slice which got the tick of approval from the family. Read More

Peppermint Infused Dark Chocolate Bark

Peppermint Infused Dark Chocolate Bark

Peppermint infused Dark Chocolate Bark

  • Servings: 8-10
  • Difficulty: easy
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An impressive healthy treat which is super simple to make, no one will know it was so easy. Also makes a great homemade edible gift. Gluten free, dairy free and also a nut free option.


This Chocolate Bark looks amazing, yet is super simple to make. Something you can quickly whip up when you know someone is popping round at short notice and you want something to impress them with. It is also a good option for a decadent homemade edible gift (made with love) that again, is sure to impress.  Or something to take to a dinner party when you’re on dessert or if the hostess says “don’t bring anything.” Read More

Feijoa Crumble

Feijoa Crumble

Feijoa Crumble

  • Servings: 6-8
  • Difficulty: easy
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An easy and delicious dessert that is healthy enough to have for breakfast or morning/afternoon tea. Gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free and also a nut free option.


I’m wanting to make the most of feijoa season and you’ve seen how much we love Feijoa’s from previous posts, so I’ve created this tasty Feijoa Crumble recipe. A perfect warming after dinner healthy treat which is great to satisfy those sweet cravings during these cooler nights we’ve been experiencing lately in NZ.

Just like the traditional crumble but without the sugar, butter and white flour – a healthier but still very tasty alternative. Read More

Feijoa Cake

Feijoa Cake

Feijoa Cake

  • Servings: approx. 20 slices
  • Difficulty: easy
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Its Feijoa season in NZ, and this recipe is a great way to make the most of this tasty delicious fruit. Another quick and easy family favourite.


As promised, here is a delicious FEIJOA recipe to try this Feijoa season.  I love feijoa’s and at home we are lucky to have two feijoa tress which means we have an abundance of feijoa’s to get through each year.

Feijoa’s are only around for about 3 months usually from mid-March so you have to get in quick and make the most of them with various delicious feijoa recipes. And if you can’t get through all your feijoa’s, they also freeze well. Read More