Gluten free Craisin Florentines

This take of Florentines are so much tastier and even prettier than the ones found in cafes. This Italian classic biscuit features almonds, coconut flakes, reduced sugar condensed milk to tone down the normally very sweet biscuit and dried craisins which after being baked are juicy, soft and tart a perfect contrast to the crunchy…

Espresso Bliss Balls

Unsweetened, high protein and my favourite of all the bliss balls I have made so far. The dates we’re soaked in my favourite espresso shot before adding the remainder of the  antioxidant rich ingredients. Store in the fridge and allow the esspresso to work it’s magic throughout the bliss ball. Do you keep something healthy…

Date, almond and White Chocolate Cups

Satisfy your chocolate craving with these elegant little chocolate cups. The base is super-healthy as it is butter and added sugar free. The creamy white chocolate is the perfect bite sized chocolate treat. Makes apx 12 cups  Silicone cup mould required Ingredients 1/4 cup walnuts 1/4 cup almonds 1/2 cup pitted dates 1/4 cup hot…

Mediterranean Style Garlic Prawns

Full flavoured Mediterranean style garlic prawns cooked simply yet just right to bring out the flavours and turn this into an elegant dish. Light and creamy,  yet low fat as no cream is used here. This elegant meal deceptively requires only 20 minutes to prep and cook.  Click Here, to Pin this Recipe for later…

Tahini Fig and Date Fruit Cake 

The delicate mix of dried fruits, seeds and nuts are gently boiled with  tahini and left to soak up the flavours overnight just like a traditional fruit cake.  Delicately balanced with almonds and seeds, cloves and cinnamon tahini is also used as a substitute for butter.  Tahini is not only is nutritionally better for you…

Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb

A brilliant centerpiece dish surprisingly simple to make.  Special occasions demand for an elegant and delicious meal that won’t have you sweating in the kitchen for a long time. Best Served with roasted root vegetables or a simple salad. Serving size should be two cutlets a plate. Makes 4 portions Baking Temp : 180 degree…

The perfect cookie: Pistachio Chocolate Biscuits

Drizzled, dipped or sandwiched however you decide to incorporate chocolate into these pistachio  cookies you won’t regret making them. They are Perfectly delicate and elegant shortbreads. I’m convinced shortbread does taste better when they are dipped in chocolate, made with a fine meal of nuts, and cut into stars, moons or daisies. It is Christmas…

Cocoa and Chia High Protein Bliss Balls

Crunchy, soft,moist and chewy all at the same time this healthy snack has no added sugar, no oils, no peanut butter or almond butters to add unnessesary calories. The contrasting textures add further interest as opposed to eating into a bliss ball where you can’t tell what’s inside. In addition they do have a low…

Gluten free almond biscotti

The ritual of having something small with your coffee or tea is made guilt-free with these biscuits. What makes this biscotti exceptional is that it is as close as possible to the  non-gluten free almond biscotti. Gluten free and or rice flour render the biscotti with that tell-tale gluten-free gritty texture. These biscuits are gluten-free…

Lemon Thyme, yoghurt semolina cakes

A gorgeously herb scented tea cake with a fresh and lively colour magnificently embodying the essence of summer.  This perfectly just moist and light delicate little dessert ticks all the boxes bursting with life and zest.  The kugelhopf mini cakes are an elegant addition to your tea time table.  Although, this is essentially a syrup…