coconut & date chocolate mousse

2019-05-16T10:12:00+00:00

The classic French 'Mousse au chocolat' is primarily made from melted chocolate, butter, eggs (separated) and cream, and while I love the smooth, silky texture and rich taste, it's just a little too much cream for me. The texture of this mousse [...]

coconut & date chocolate mousse2019-05-16T10:12:00+00:00

quick leftovers empanadas

2019-05-26T03:33:23+00:00

What better way to jazz up left overs than to encase them in slightly crispy, slightly chewy, subtly sweet fluffy pillows. Empanadas are traditionally bread or pastry stuffed with meat/cheese/veges and either baked or deep-fried. These little guys are pan-fried like pancakes, [...]

quick leftovers empanadas2019-05-26T03:33:23+00:00

choc-almond butter cups

2019-05-19T04:57:09+00:00

Who doesn't love Reese's peanut butter cups?! These are healthier version and what I've been bringing along to festive celebrations this year. They're simple (only 5 ingredients), quick and forgiving with the quantities. The chocolate layer sets slightly harder than the nutty layer, [...]

choc-almond butter cups2019-05-19T04:57:09+00:00

spiced roast pumpkin & coconut soup

2019-05-19T04:57:09+00:00

* Recipe written exclusively for Charby Ibrahim - The Ancestral Body. Nutritional Health Coach, Personal Trainer www.theancestralbody.com.au * Whenever I feel a cold might be coming on, I crave orange foods. Assumingly due to feeling like I need to pump up my Vitamin [...]

spiced roast pumpkin & coconut soup2019-05-19T04:57:09+00:00

seedy, nutty ‘no-knead’ bread

2019-05-19T04:57:09+00:00

The 'easy' food that I miss the most since dodging the gluten and grains is bread. I once heard someone say that there’s no food they can think of that isn't improved when served between 2 slices of bread; and I tend [...]

seedy, nutty ‘no-knead’ bread2019-05-19T04:57:09+00:00

quinoa fried ‘rice’

2019-05-26T03:35:01+00:00

Just as you might use left-over rice, this is a tasty, quick and healthy way to use up left-over quinoa. Absolutely no need to be precise with these ingredients / quantities - like fried rice you can throw in anything [...]

quinoa fried ‘rice’2019-05-26T03:35:01+00:00

spicy zesty kale chips

2019-05-19T04:57:09+00:00

As an easily distracted person, I usually have many 'in-progress' things on the go which take ages to get finished because other things keep catching my attention. A few weeks ago I moved from Sydney to Melbourne, and I now [...]

spicy zesty kale chips2019-05-19T04:57:09+00:00

slow oven-roasted cherry tomatoes

2019-05-16T10:30:02+00:00

When it comes to food, I'm pretty easily impressed. I'm especially fascinated by how flavours can evolve dramatically over time with only a little effort. A perfect example is what happens when you leave tomatoes, garlic and a little olive [...]

slow oven-roasted cherry tomatoes2019-05-16T10:30:02+00:00

salsa verde (green sauce)

2019-05-19T04:57:10+00:00

Flavour-wise, salsa verde is like pesto on steroids. A classic, rustic, Italian sauce usually served cold, I find it's usually pretty interchangeable with pesto, and often a preferable 'lighter' alternative as it's free from parmesan. Like pesto, it keeps well in a [...]

salsa verde (green sauce)2019-05-19T04:57:10+00:00