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Smoked Salmon Dip (in 2 minutes)

Smoked salmon dip recipe

I’ve always loved a good smoked salmon dip but up until recently had never actually made it myself. Now that I have, it is definitely going to become my go-to dip when entertaining. Not only is it delicious, but it is really healthy and super easy to make. Healthy benefits Most store bought dips contain Read More

Healthy Easter Ideas (and recipes)

Healthy Easter tips

So with another celebratory season upon us, I thought I’d share some of my ideas for limiting the sweet stuff this Easter.  When I was in clinical practice the busiest time for me to see patients suffering acute illness (colds, flu, gastro and the likes) was always after Christmas and Easter. I believe there are Read More

Pecan Pie Cookies

gluten-free, grain-free, sugar-free, pecan-pie-cookie

I’ve always loved Pecan Pie, but now days, I find it way to sweet; one mouthful and I’m well and truly done. So craving the flavour without the sweetness, I thought I’d come up with a less sugary alternative. The problem I encountered, was that in order to achieve the desired consistency for the pie Read More

Raw Chocolate Easter Nests

Here’s a cute idea – actually my answer to the baskets I’ve seen on Pinterest made from noodles, marshmallow, and chocolate. They are pretty easy to make and are something the kids can help you with too. Why are they nourishing? By making your own chocolate, you have control over the amount (and type) of Read More

Healthy Trifle

Trifle is a dessert that brings back very fond memories for me.  It was my Nanas favourite dessert and she was always the nominated bearer of trifle at any family celebration. and always at Christmas time.  I haven’t eaten trifle in a very long time, but I have been asked by a few readers to Read More

Half Shell Scallops

So with Christmas Day fast approaching, I thought I’d share one of my favourite ‘celebration’ starters.  These Half Shell Scallops are such a simple, yet impressive start to a Christmas Day feast or other special occasions.  Better still, they are SO simple and fast to make – prep to plate in less than 10 minutes Read More

Healthy White Chocolate Truffles

For all of the White Chocolate lovers out there, these healthy white chocolate truffles are a very important part of a delicious Christmas.  You could also make these as a gift – they are that good!  Just remember to keep them refrigerated! Ingredients 100 gram cacao butter, melted 100 gram coconut oil melted 160gram (½ cup) of Read More

Healthy Chocolate Crackle Christmas Trees

These Healthy Chocolate Crackle Christmas trees are a simple, nourishing Christmas inspired treat.  I was inspired to make these at my sons Prep party day.  I saw one of the mums from another class carrying a pretty chocolate tower and I couldn’t help but enquire what it was.  She said it was a chocolate crackle Read More

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