Indulge without the bulge

It’s Christmas, and I’m no Grinch. Indulgence is a right. and MERRY CHRISTMAS! Wishing you and your families and friends a blessed day of fun and festivities. If you do one thing right over this period, have a healthy breakfast and get the day off to a good start with your Herbalife Formula 1. Having […]

Better Bananabutterbread snackcess

Practice makes perfect… The differences between Bananabutterbread Round 1 and the tasty treat feast above? Caremalized (a fancy way of saying fried) banana Gluten Free sourdough rye bread Homemade Macadamia Nut and Seed Butter Why this version isn’t as good? – I forgot the cinnamon šŸ˜¦ Link of the day: The Snack I’m Ashamed Of… […]

Censored: Macadamia and White Chocolate Blondies

CAUTION: Not for stickler health nuts.Ā Full fat, full sugar, birthday blondies! This recipe may induce cravings, gawking, and gorging. It’s macadamia mania up in here! Ingredients: 300g white chocolate, chopped 175g butter, cubed 300g caster sugar 4 large eggs 225g plain flour 100g macadamia nuts, roughly chopped. Plus more to sprinkle on top. Directions:Ā Preheat the […]

Meatfree Monday: Cool as a Creamy Cucumber Soup

Taste first, judge after! For some reason, I had 3 cucumbers in the fridge – far too much gherkin for one gal to take. So Google helped me find a creamy cucumber soup recipe, and it was actually rather delicious. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 small onion, diced 1 […]

3 Ingredient Macadamia Nut Milk

  Remember that R17 bag of macadamia nuts? For once I don’t feel bad going a little nuts with experiments and don’t fell like I’m wasting each precious little macadamia by not eating them as is. So macadamia milk it is: Ingredients: 1 cup macadamia nuts 4 cups water Vanilla to taste (optional) Stevia, honey, […]

Going Co-Co-Crazy for Coconut Water

It’s a sweltering, sweaty day, you’re lusting for some cool drink relief, you have 5 minutes to dash into Spar…. aaaand… stumped. Water? Too boring. Flavoured water? Too full of artificial crap (third nipple alert…). Fizzy drink? Too sugary? Fruit Juice? Makes me more thirsty. Flavoured milk? Maybe if I was 3. Iced coffee/tea? See […]

Another Nutty Butter: Macadamia (3 ingredients)

So nutty and so nice…   Ingredients: Olive oil/ oil of choice Macadamia Nuts Mixed Seeds (optional) Salt (optional) Directions: Lightly toast your nuts and seeds in a pan or in the oven. Then…blend ’em baby… blend more, a little more, OK, now pulse, alternate speed, scrape sides, more oil, blend again. Stop when you […]

Clean Eating Date & Oatmeal Cookies – Gluten Free & Sugar Free

With sticky date caramel, you don’t miss the refined sugar one bit! Ingredients: 1 cup chopped dates 1/4 cup nuts & seeds 1/4 cup water 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 2 tbsp. melted coconut oil 1 tsp. baking powder 1 cup quick oats 1 tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon Directions: Preheat the oven to 180. […]

Elegant and Easy Salmon and Spinach Rolls

Summer cocktail party snack? Consider it sorted. It’s a culinary crime for something this delicious and this pretty to be so easy.. Ingredients 1 bag chopped spinach 5 eggs 1 tub cream cheese a few fillets smoked salmon Directions Preheat your oven to 200 degrees. Lightly steam and strain the spinach. Beat the eggs, then […]