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

Lemon & Coconut Slice

Lemon & Coconut Slice

Lemon & Coconut Slice

  • Servings: At least 16 slices
  • Difficulty: easy
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A quick and easy healthy sweet slice combining two of my favrouite ingredients - Lemon & Coconut.


I love anything flavoured with lemon and I’ve mentioned before how much I love coconut – this recipe combines both. Definitely a great baking combo! We always have lemons on hand at home and I use them throughout the day, starting the day with a glass of water with lemon juice, with Avocado for breakfast, over salads and in my herbal teas. In terms of Coconut, I also use this throughout the day, when I have Bircher in the morning and over salads for lunch/dinner. I also obviously love creating recipes which include both ingredients. Read More

Banana & Pineapple Mini Muffins

Banana & Pineapple Mini Muffins

Banana & Pineapple Mini Muffins

  • Servings: 2x dozen
  • Difficulty: easy
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A quick, easy and tasty treat that the whole family can enjoy.

Stella (2 years) absolutely adores muffins (as do the rest of the household). I wanted to create a healthy sweet treat for her that I could make in bulk and freeze. The bonus about mini muffins is that they don’t take long to defrost.

For baking I steer clear of white flour and sugar and find much healthier & nutritious alternatives. For example white flour alternatives I tend to use in my baking include almond flour, buckwheat flour, brown rice flour, quinoa flour etc and I’m sure you are aware of the substitutes for sugar.

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“Cheesy” Polenta Fries

“Cheesy” Polenta Fries
  • Servings: 3-4
  • Difficulty: easy
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I first fell in love with polenta fries at one of myfavourite restaurants in Auckland and decided that I wanted to be able to whipthese up at home.

What I really like about Polenta fries, is that they arefirstly super easy and also very versatile and can be eaten all year round – Insummer, at a BBQ and in winter with a roast. They can also be eaten as a snack – serve with a Mexican salsa or someguacamole. They can also be prepared theday before and cooked when you are ready to serve. Additionally, you can also freeze the batterand use at a later date.

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Easy Berry Smoothie

Easy Berry Smoothie

Easy Berry Smoothie

  • Servings: 1-2
  • Difficulty: easy
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An easy snack or breakfast on-the-go when you are short on time.


I always love to whip up a smoothie when I’m short of time or on the go. And Berry smoothies are definitely my ‘go to.’

This creamy berry smoothie is so quick and easy and super tasty.

You can use fresh of frozen berries. I usually use frozen berries. Frozen berries also result in a much thicker smoothie which I like.

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