Crunchy Polenta Fingers- Chris’ Dips

I love snacking, and I’m always trying to come up with quick and easy foods to create. Especially vegan and vegetarian dishes that are portable and easy to eat on the run. Polenta is such a versatile food which can be made sweet or savoury.  It can be used to make ‘fries’ or sweetened to…

Healthy Pizza Bites- Chris’ Dips

Have you tried the new range of Chris’ Dips? My favourite at the moment is the Spiced Roasted Carrot and Turmeric. It is FULL of flavour and very moreish. It’s safe to say I’ve eaten the entire container. The great thing about the Chris’ Dips range is they taste like you’ve just made them yourself….

Cupcake Central

Cake.Need I say more. This cute little store in Melbourne Central is decorated in tones of aqua and white and could almost be found on a little corner of some cute country town.  The staff are just adorable with their friendly welcome and suggestions of cake….cake… Again. Cake.Need I say more..? If you need a gluten…

Maxi Foods

I adore shopping at Maxi Foods. The variety and vastness of the supermarket makes it actually a SUPERmarket. There’s everything from fruits and vegetables to lollies (dairy free, gluten free, vegan) to jams, relishes (most Australian made) pastas, fresh cakes and breads plus your standard supermarket lines- pet food, stationary and so on. The fruit…

The Lilydale General

I adore this place. It’s always busy (a good sign) full of life and has a gorgeous variety of foods and drinks.  There’s everything from freshly squeezed juices, smoothies to big breakfasts, tacos and burgers.  All their meals are beautifully presented.  There’s a huge variety of vegan, gluten free and dairy free options. I started…

Carrot Cake Bars

These are absolutely divine.  Super rich, moist and full of goodness! These bars are easy to make, vegan, gluten free and are a perfect breakfast or snack. You will need- 10 pitted dried dates, blended 10 dried apricots, blended 1 tbsp coconut oil, melted 3 carrots, grated 1 tbsp each sultanas, pepitas, crushed walnuts 1…

Gluten Free Berry & Pear Loaf

Yummy! Moist! Easy! I had a bunch of pears that I’d originally bought for our guinea pigs, but they weren’t eating them fast enough! This is simple & doesn’t take long to throw together.  Pre heat the oven to 180 degrees. Dice up 4-6 pears & 8-10 strawberries & microwave for two minutes. In a…

Coconut Yoghurt Smoothie

I think this is the best smoothie that I’ve made so far… It is completely dairy free, gluten free & vegan.  I had some coconut yoghurt in the fridge so I popped it in a blender along with two frozen bananas a tablespoon of chia seeds a teaspoon of agave syrup and a handful of frozen…