I wanted to share a recipe for some delicious biscuits my friend Greta brought around for me a few weeks ago. These cookies are not what you would expect! They taste and feel like a classic chocolate chip cookie but are made with unconventional ingredients. Perfectly chewy and a great option for people on a plant-based diet or those who want a gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free and nut-free cookie.
This is one of the tastiest curry dishes and it is on the menu for dinner this week. The browned onions add a rich flavour and pair beautifully with the tomato and tang of the kokum. It is also easy and quick to make and friendly for people who eat a vegetarian or solely plant-based diet. I often make a mung bean dahl (recipe coming soon) and basmati rice to go with it. Slow-rise spelt […]
I am finally starting to emerge from the school holiday rabbit hole that I fell down many weeks ago. Today was the first day back to school for my older child thank the lord. I was worried that we would show up this morning to an empty school and find out we were a day too early. But we were greeted by many other rambunctious children and their very desperate happy parents. And what better way […]
When I was an adolescent I discovered that I had a significant intolerance to gluten. My iron was extremely low (almost non-existent) and I was constantly exhausted and unable to stay awake during class. Fainting spells, heart palpitations, dizziness, breathlessness, and severe fatigue were all common place in my life at that point. I had no idea this was not normal. Oh, and gut pain. Constant gut pain. Fortunately I met a great alternative practitioner who nailed my […]
There are many wonderful chocolate combinations out there. Hazelnut, sea salt, orange, chili, mint, coffee to name only a few. But I have to say that my favourite combination of all time (oh big call, but here it is), chocolate + LIME. Chocolate and lime is a match made in heaven for these here taste buds. It is a childhood favourite. So naturally I had to recreate it in this space. This recipe is a simple […]