The Lilydale General

Okay, so you’ve read about The Lilydale General before, but I’m writing about it again! I’ve you haven’t visited this little gem, then put the address, 110 Beresford Road, Lilydale, in your GPS and head down. Today the General was packed.  I was warmly offered a space over at the bar, settling in with an…

Orange Cupcakes

These are super refreshing, spongey and very light. Almost like you’re not consuming a traditional cupcake. You Will Need:  1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice 80 g melted butter 1/2 cup Natvia For Baking 2 eggs 1 cup self raising flour 1/4 cup Unsweetened Almond Breeze For the Icing: 100g softened butter 1 tsp orange…

Apple Crumble Muffins

I wanted to come up with a not overly sweet breakfast muffin using apples as I had an abundance of them! These Apple Crumble Muffins are low calorie, light & quick to create & bake. You will need: 125g wholemeal sr flour 1 banana, mashed 1 tbsp coconut oil, melted Pinch of salt Cinnamon Stick…

Vegan Eggnog

I came up with this recipe as I was stunned that I could not find a vegan or dairy free eggnog anywhere in stores. Even the health food stores have me blank stares. This has a similar consistancy to eggnog without the egg part! You will need:  1 avocado 1 cup coconut milk 2 cups…

Smoothie Time

A quick smoothie for the morning- spinach, banana, raspberry, agave & unsweetened almond milk. Smoothies are super easy & anything can be blended quick & smooth & sweetened to your liking. A good way to get a dose of vegetables too!

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Pumpkin. Pumpkin. Pumpkin. I love the stuff. Especially roasted.  I love it when it gets that almost blackened crust & it tastes even better the next day. Everything seems to be pumpkin orientated at the moment, especially with ThanksGiving in the USA coming up- I keep seeing Pumpkin Spiced Lattes on all my American friends’…