• Dairy Free,  Vegan

    Sleep Easy with a Cup of Blueberry Moon Milk 🌙

    Today’s recipe is a purple Blueberry Moon Milk – a concoction of dairy-free milk, fragrant spices, a tart blueberry flavour, all mellowed out by sweet maple syrup. While I did not come up with the idea of Moon Milk, this concoction is my own recipe I was inspired to make when I received a box of goodies from Chayah Foods.     Just like when your mom used to make you a warm glass of milk and honey before bed, Moon Milk can calm you into slumber and has the added benefit of soothing your tummy – depending on what ingredients you use. The drink is used in the ancient…

  • UberEats, New Years Resolutions, Kauai

    Let UberEats help you stick to those New Year’s resolutions

    Are you one of those people making New Year’s resolutions to be a healthier person, but then failing epically by the end of the first month? If you are – do not hate on yourself, because one statistic has shown that only 9.2% of people ever achieve their New Year’s resolutions! I think the most common mistake is that people choose to make very BIG changes to their habits, or try to achieve too many goals at one time. If you think about it, even changing a small percent of your habits requires a drastic amount of motivation. So, it would make sense then that we should not set goals too…

  • Le Famished Cat, Uber Eats

    How Uber Eats helped me not FULLY trash my kitchen this December

    This is a little post all about Uber Eats…. Can you believe it – it is already Boxing Day! Christmas was here and gone faster than we could spend our bonuses (not that I get one ha-ha 🤪) So you guys know that I have spent almost the whole of December creating some awesome recipes for my 24 Days of Christmas. It has been such a great challenge – and has motivated me every day to be creative and push my boundaries in the kitchen to create awesome ideas for you. While my recipe collection grows on the blog, my kitchen is trashed in the process. Cyclone Cat You see, I…

  • Gluten Free Gingerbread Men
    Gluten Free

    {Gluten Free} Gingerbread Men

    ‘Twas is the night before Christmas and it’s time to leave Santa some cookies under the tree. Turns out Santa is a bit health conscious this year and today’s recipe is a Gluten Free, refined sugar free Gingerbread Man. I cut these Gingerbread Men out with mini cutters but feel free to use any cookie cutter that you have in your kitchen. 24 Days of Christmas Recipes Before we get into the recipe, can I take a minute though to pat myself on the back for creating 24 Recipes over the past twenty four days? 😱  It wasn’t easy and there were many days when I trashed the kitchen trying…

  • Gluten Free Christmas Coconut Cake
    Dairy Free,  Gluten Free

    Make a Christmas Coconut Cake

    It’s the second last day of my 24 Days of Christmas blog posts and today’s recipe is a naughty but nice one – How-to make a Christmas Coconut Cake. This cake is soft and scrumptious, gluten-free and the frosting is dairy free and uses only coconut cream. Decorate with whatever berries or fruit is in season and top with some edible sparkles for that festive vibe. This Christmas Coconut Cake is the kind of cake that beckons you in every time you walk past it and it’s dead easy to make. Serve as a dessert or slice up and serve with tea and coffee. Happy Baking, Love Cat    …

  • Dairy Free,  Gluten Free

    Healthier Peppermint Crisp Tart

    Happy Monday! Holiday spirit is officially the air – people are talking life less seriously and I am making a healthier Peppermint Crisp Tart – using gluten free biscuits, a vegan homemade caramel and a coconut whipped cream. The thing that I think we all love about a Peppermint Crisp Tart is the fact that it has that moreish coconut taste from the Tennis Biscuits and that sweetness from the caramel, which is all balanced out by the layers of cream and pops of freshness in our mouths from the Peppermint. Remaking an old favourite I think I have managed to achieve something similar, but slightly healthier – just by swopping…

  • Malfy Gin, Sam Sam but Different Gin Botanicals

    A Malfy Gin Cocktail kinda Christmas ✨

    Today’s the 13th Day of Christmas – so let’s celebrate and learn how to make a Malfy Gin Cocktail. 😍 A few weeks ago, I attended the Mama Meet Up at Craft Cartel, hosted by Tanya of Rattle and Mum and Sarah from Mascara and Mimosas. It was an awesome evening with the ladies and I left feeling fuelled with ginspiration for the blog.   Craft Cartel – Gin Heaven Craft Cartel is a boutique liquor store in Illovo, designed to showcase local and international craft brands in an environment that compliments the bespoke nature of Craft drinks. They also have the BIGGEST selection of gin in South Africa. 😲 If you…

  • Dairy Free,  Gluten Free

    {Gluten and Dairy Free} Malva Pudding

    On the 11th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, a Dairy free, Gluten Free Malva Pudding with cup of tea. Ok, let me stick to coming up with recipes for y’all. 🙄 People, this is one kitchen experiment I am super proud of – and I dare you to prove me wrong – tell me this Dairy and Gluten free Malva does not taste like the real pudding! I made it for my family get together and nobody believed it was free from traditional flour, butter and cream. It really does taste that good and I plan to make it on Christmas Day too! Recipe notes for…

  • Gluten Free

    {Gluten Free} Pomegranate, Feta and Rocket Salad

    We are 10 recipes into 24 Days of Christmas and today’s creation is a healthy Pomegranate, Feta and Rocket Salad. Serve this salad as a side to your main dishes and you will keep the vegetarians happy and probably delight the meat eaters too.  Let’s also take a minute to get excited about the fact that the holidays are almost here! Where are you headed off to this December? Or are you having a staycation? Either way, it’s exciting to know that Christmas is almost here! Ok, time for the recipe 😅 What’s in the bowl? This Pomegranate, Feta and Rocket Salad is bright and light, gets some spice from the rocket…

  • Chocolate Granola Tarts
    Gluten Free

    24 Days of Christmas: I Heart Granola Chocolate Tarts

    It’s Day 7 of my 24 Days of Christmas, and I am serving up I Heart Granola Chocolate Tarts. These Chocolate Granola Tarts are gluten free – because I Heart Granola is of course a gluten free granola.  They can be served with fruit and chocolate as a decadent breakfast, or as a midday snack. I topped mine with raspberries and cherries, but the sky’s the limit – you can use any fruit / chocolate you prefer. If you haven’t heard of I Heart Granola yet – it’s a little passion project my sister and I have together – selling good for you Granola. Check us out here.  You can…

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