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Easy Overnight Oats Recipe

I love the simplicity of this easy overnight oats recipe. It’s so easy to make and can be kept in the fridge for up to 5 days so you can make a big batch for the week and have a delicious and healthy breakfast ready for you when you roll out of bed. And, they’re gluten and dairy free! I…

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Vegan Peanut Butter Banana Squares

These scrumptious little treats make the perfect healthy any-time-of-day snack, packed with energy and goodness! Chia seed also adds an extra dose of anti-oxidant and Omega 3. Inspired by my previous chocolate tart recipe, using the same base, I developed these vegan peanut butter banana squares. They’re easy to make and can be kept frozen to have on hand whenever…

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Powerhouse Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing

This is by FAR my favorite salad in the entire world! If I had to go on one of those ridiculous diets where you eat the same meal, 3 times a day, for a week straight – this would be it. I could literally drink this dressing like a smoothie too, knowing that it’s healthy for my body and good…

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Vegan Macadamia Chocolate Tart with Salted Caramel

I am by no means a vegan orΒ  extreme when it comes to my diet but this recipe really is delicious and trust me – you’d never know the tart was dairy, gluten and refined sugar free. I must admit however, that the salted caramel sauce is naughty as all hell! It is NOT vegan whatsoever. But hey – life…

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Motivational Mondays

Ah that moment when you open your social media page and someone has posted that clicheΒ “Motivational Mondays” quote. You roll your eyes and quietly vomit off the side of your bed. Then proceed to roll off your bed into a puddle of said vomit as you try to reach for the snooze button on your alarm. Great. Don’t you just…

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Granada – Nicaragua’s Colonial Gem

The city of Granada, founded in 1524 and renowned for it’s colonial architecture and colourful streets, should be on the top of your “to-do” list when traveling through Nicaragua. Wandering through the romantic streets of the city, it’s not hard to see why it’s nicknamed “The Paris of Central America”.Β  Colourful buildings, colonial facades and beautiful courtyard gardens dotted with…

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German Style Potato Salad

Need an epic side for a BBQ or delicious dish for a picnic? Try out my awesome recipe for a German style potato salad – you won’t be disappointed! The fresh flavour of the dill and tangy-ness of the mustard and pickles really make this dish pop! We went to the St Augustine Farmer’s Market this weekend to pick up…

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A Night in Savannah

I was excited for our little road trip from St Augustine, up through Savannah and into South Carolina last month. I’d always wanted to explore “The Deep South” – especially for the food (duh). But never did I expect the magic that possesses this dreamy little city. We only spent one night in this gorgeous place, and it definitely wasn’t…

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Sri Lankan Chicken and Coconut Curry with Pol Sambol

It was my turn to host dinner last week and inspired by my travels to Sri Lanka, I put together a delicious spread of chicken and coconut curry with pol sambol, poppadoms, bean curry and rice! Pol Sambol (coconut sambol) is a traditional Sri Lankan accompaniment typically served with “Hoppers” for breakfast. But it’s so damn good it goes perfectly…

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