Breakfast

Blackberry Chia Pudding
Blackberry Chia Pudding

If you made and loved these sensational overnight blackberry oats, then you will absolutely love this lighter but more decadent blackberry chia pudding. It is one of the quickest things you could whip up for either breakfast or dessert and you will become addicted. I...

Papaya Lassi
Papaya Lassi

I've never come across a papaya lassi on a menu anywhere. I wonder why because it is so darned delicious! And takes literally a few minutes to make. A papaya lassi is absolutely one of the best ways to ensure you eat more of this amazing fruit with all its glorious...

Summer Spice Bircher Muesli
Summer Spice Bircher Muesli

Bircher muesli was a very recent discovery for me. On this trip to the Hunter Valley, I was hovering over the breakfast buffet laid out with a million choices. When there is too much food, I am indecisive and I hover.  Like a kid in the candy store. Not being able to...

Roasted Rhubarb And Chia Parfait
Roasted Rhubarb And Chia Parfait

In a month when the weather starts getting golden with long spells of warm sunshine, my obsession with Birchers will return. But in the mean while, a pot of coconut soaked chia with spice roasted rhubarb is warming some of my nights and most of my mornings. A decadent...

Tray Baked French Toast With Yuzu Curd
Tray Baked French Toast With Yuzu Curd

A delicious quick-to-make breakfast of sweet French Toast baked in a tray and served laden with fresh berries, whipped cream and a tart tangy yuzu (citrus) curd will make your weekend mornings with the family even more special. I love the novelty and fanfare of...

Apple Crumble Bircher With Macadamia Milk
Apple Crumble Bircher With Macadamia Milk

Ever since I first tried almond milk, I have had problems with it intermittently. It is very random and has nothing to do with how fresh it is, although I have noticed that I will most definitely have a tummy upset if the almond milk is a day old. But then again on...

Bombay Potatoes
Bombay Potatoes

Anyone who grew up in Bombay (India) will tell you that these quick spice tossed crispy cooked potatoes were India's answer to the British Raj's Fish and Chips, minus the Fish of course. A staple in every home, these potatoes grace restaurant menus, tiny eateries,...

Sun Smoothie (Mango Papaya Orange Ginger)
Sun Smoothie (Mango Papaya Orange Ginger)

After enjoying Sun Juice for months and with the weather starting to inch into warmer territory, I decided to make a smoothie version of the juice. I am calling it Sun Smoothie because it is filled with mango, papaya, oranges and lemons and the warmth of ginger. It is...

Blueberry Kefir Smoothie
Blueberry Kefir Smoothie

A blueberry packed smoothie with the added health benefits of kefir and hemp seeds, this is a delicious way to introduce new gut and skin-loving ingredients in your smoothie rotation. The Blueberry Kefir Smoothie is an antioxidant powerhous and absolutely delicious!...

Basic Banana Muffins
Basic Banana Muffins

A simple, basic banana muffin recipe that can be adapted to your choice of flour, milk and fat. A recipe that will give you perfect golden-brown, crunchy high-topped banana muffins like the ones at the cafe. Nick always rolls his eyes when I pick up a big bunch at the...

Creamy Coconut Millet Porridge
Creamy Coconut Millet Porridge

Growing up, my favourite breakfast porridge was a sweet bulgur concoction often served with nuts and fresh cream. My mum was always experimenting with different grains whether it was breakfast bars made of amaranth and millet or muesli made of puffed rice, corn and an...