Candied orange slices

Keeping it simple with these sugar-coated citrus slices dunked in decadent dark chocolate and sprinkled with Himalayan salt. They’re perfectly candied, zesty and chewy with just enough bite and taste even better paired with chocolate. Perfect holiday giveaways to bump up that sugar rush if you’re looking to switch it up from the traditional Christmas cookies! PREPARATION TIME: 2 hours, excluding…

Mixed berry smoothie bowl

A perfectly Christmassy, berrylicious smoothie bowl with your daily dose of vitamins and antioxidants. It’s dairy-free and packed with simply the goodness of fruits, just as refreshing as it is delicious! And let’s face it that vibrant colour just makes it perfect for the holidays. Berries and citrus again, hardly a surprise how addicted I’ve become to these gorgeous…

Raspberry & dark chocolate galettes

Rustic golden brown pastry infused with citrus and cinnamon enveloping all the gooeyness of gorgeous red raspberries and melted dark chocolate is what these little pockets of heaven are made of. All the comfort flavours you need this festive season when you’re short on time: berries, chocolate and citrus, my ultimate trilogy of flavour combinations!…

Christmas gingerbread cookies

Dark and robust, with an intense flavour of ginger, a subtle hint of spice and the sweetness of molasses; that’s exactly what you want your perfect holiday gingerbread to be! You could be biting off someone’s head, nibbling your way through a Christmas tree or gluing together an elaborate gingerbread house, as long as it tastes delicious…

Christmas tree Linzer cookies

Citrus, spice and everything nice is all you need at Christmas! Almond shortbread infused with orange zest and cinnamon, put together with a heavenly tart raspberry preserve and dusted with icing sugar make for a perfect combination of flavours for the Christmas edition of these Linzer cookies. These are an adaptation of Linzertorte, a traditional Austrian dessert…

Roasted carrot & ginger soup

Carrots and coconuts pair perfectly with a subtle kick of ginger to make this a perfect meal on a cold winter day! It’s sweet and spicy, creamy and comforting and everything you want a soup to be.The gorgeous colour is just an added bonus when you have fresh organic produce that does all the work for you….

Rye & wholewheat seed crackers

These dark and rustic rye wholewheat crackers have an intense and nutty flavour, are packed full of superfood seeds and make the perfect healthy snack to binge eat with no regrets! Toss all the ingredients together, bit of kneading and in no time you’ll have yourself freshly baked crackers, much better than looking through ingredients on store-bought…

Avocado & spinach hummus

An all-green version of a classic hummus, this avocado & spinach hummus is extra creamy and addictive!  If you’ve still not gotten onto the superfood bandwagon, chickpeas are definitely a great start, they’re delicious and packed full of protein. Adding  superfoods to your hummus simply bumps it up a notch if you’re looking for something healthy, think of…

Lemon Zucchini Loaf

A moist lemon sponge speckled with green zucchini and generously drizzled with a tangy, zesty lemon glaze makes for a perfect summer loaf. Sure, it isn’t summer anymore but if you love citrus, this one makes a lovely simple sponge. Let’s get to the strange bit, zucchini in a dessert? The thought of that made me cringe a bit as…

Roasted cauliflower & white sweet potato soup

Smooth and creamy, packed with starchy potatoes and cheese is probably the ideal idea of the cauliflower soup we all love. This recipe switches it all up into an easier, healthier version with superfoods and a hint of spice that still makes a smooth and creamy comfort bowl of soup. Roasted cauliflower and white sweet potato…

Raspberry Bakewell Cake

A quick and simplified version of the classic British bakewell tart, this Raspberry Bakewell cake captures all the essence of a bakewell: the fragrant frangipane, fresh raspberries and a golden crust of flaked almonds. If you’re short on time or just simply lazy to patiently roll out some shortcrust pastry, blind bake it, make berry compotes,…

Flaked almond shortbread cookies

  A rustic simple almond shortbread with a hint of infused citrus and a handful of lightly roasted flaked almonds that enhances the nutty flavour of the shortbread itself while adding that slight bit of crunch with every bite. This is a basic recipe to one of those ‘melt in your mouth’cookies that you can’t…