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Cauliflower Hummus

In Healthier Alternatives, Savory Bites, Vegan On August 30, 2016 0 Comments

Cauliflower is such an amazing vegetable when it comes to Paleo aka grain free recipes. You can create so many alternatives out of cauliflower and this hummus recipe… Read More »

Homemade chocolate chips

In Healthier Alternatives, Sweets and Treats, Vegan On May 31, 2016 0 Comments

I have made homemade chocolate using coconut oil and cacao powder countless times and I always wished I could use this healthier, less processed chocolate in my other… Read More »

Easy Strawberry Jam

In Breakfast Basket, Healthier Alternatives, Sweets and Treats, Vegan On April 26, 2016 1 Comment

This is a very simple jam recipe, far different from the conventional style of making jam. I find it great since it is done without sugar or nasty preserves. It… Read More »

Dehydrated Cranberries

In Healthier Alternatives On January 6, 2016 0 Comments

 It’s the perfect time to try making your own dehydrated cranberries if you own a dehydrator. Cranberries are in season making them cheaper than other times of the year. This… Read More »

Garlic Naan Bread

In Bread is Fun, Healthier Alternatives On December 22, 2015 2 Comments

So I had been coming across tapioca flour in many paleo recipes around Pinterest. At first I would ignore any recipes using tapioca or arrowroot mostly because I… Read More »

Vegan Cashew Cheese

In Healthier Alternatives On December 16, 2015 4 Comments

This is a very easy alternative to making ‘cheese’ at home. This recipe is famous in vegan communities but it is really useful for anyone doing detox, cutting… Read More »

My Red Harissa Salsa

In Healthier Alternatives, Savory Bites, Vegan On December 1, 2014 2 Comments

I made this great red salsa to go with my zucchini spaghetti. However it turned out to be so great that I also used it with my aubergine base… Read More »

Ice-cream lollies alternative

In Healthier Alternatives, I Scream No Ice Cream On September 10, 2014 0 Comments

I finally found an alternative to ice cream lollies! My mum often buys these ice cream lollies covered with chocolate and almonds and I find them too irresistible…. Read More »

Homemade Vegan Pesto

In Healthier Alternatives, Savory Bites, Vegan On August 29, 2014 1 Comment

I love basil. It gives an interesting meaning to summer recipes. At this time of the year I usually make pesto as a means of storing this wonderful… Read More »

Coconut Flour

In Healthier Alternatives On January 18, 2014 3 Comments

Coconut flour is so easy to make that it is not worth buying off the shelf. Try this and let me know what you think!  

Ginger sweets

In Healthier Alternatives, Sweets and Treats On January 13, 2014 0 Comments

I love ginger and I especially love crystallized ginger but all of you know that this is not so healthy. I tried to make my own healthier version for candied… Read More »

Sour ‘cream’ dip

In Healthier Alternatives, Savory Bites On November 4, 2013 3 Comments

When I made the southern style chicken strips, my boyfriend quickly suggested that I should accompany them with some creamy dip. I made these chicken strips again for… Read More »

Homemade Nutella

In Healthier Alternatives, Sweets and Treats, Vegan On October 29, 2013 1 Comment

This is an easy wholesome recipe for homemade nutella. If you are like me and you constantly crave chocolate, this is a must have in your pantry. Remember… Read More »

Gluten free pasta

In Healthier Alternatives On October 18, 2013 2 Comments

This is what I call healthy and gluten free pasta. I hate commercial gluten free pasta which is made with corn flour, starches and sugars. These noodles that… Read More »

Homemade Almond Butter

In Healthier Alternatives On October 17, 2013 0 Comments

You will be surprised to know how easy it is to make your own nut butter. It just takes minutes and it will be also cheaper than store… Read More »

Cauliflower tortillas

In Healthier Alternatives On October 17, 2013 1 Comment

These guilt free tortillas are ideas for snacks and lunches. You can use them to replace sandwich buns or small pizzas. 

Homemade Pumpkin Puree

In Healthier Alternatives On October 17, 2013 1 Comment

Pumpkin puree is a staple in many clean and paleo recipes. I never found store bought versions which looked clean enough as they always have a ton of… Read More »

Home Made Hazelnut Butter

In Healthier Alternatives On October 15, 2013 1 Comment

Nut butters are a great source of healthy fats. Nuts can help maintain a good level of fat burning hormones as well as control appetite and cravings. Try this cheaper… Read More »

Cuscous Mock

In Healthier Alternatives On October 15, 2013 0 Comments

Another post about cauliflower! I hope I am not annoying you but I am finding this vegetable to be my solution for ‘don’t know what to cook it… Read More »

Cauliflower Rice

In Healthier Alternatives On October 15, 2013 1 Comment

Cauliflower rice can be used instead of any rice in most recipes. It will look almost the same and since cauliflower tastes quite bland you can easily mimic… Read More »

Zucchini Spaghetti

In Healthier Alternatives On October 11, 2013 0 Comments

All you need here is a julianne slicer. You can easily find a cheap one in Chinese markets. Otherwise you can use a potato peeler for ‘tagliatelle’. 

Apple sauce

In Healthier Alternatives On October 10, 2013 0 Comments

Here is an easy unsweetened apple sauce recipe that you can use in all cake recipes. So far I have failed in finding ready made unsweetened and preservative… Read More »

Apple Crisps

In Healthier Alternatives, Vegan On April 4, 2013 0 Comments

So my mom bought the Philips air fryer to fry chips without any oil. I thought it was just a waste of money and an extra tool on… Read More »