eggless french toast, drizzled with yoghurt and berries

 

Best Ever Eggless French Toast

French toast has been a guilty pleasure of mine….until now! This recipe makes wonderful french toast that is golden on the outside and soft on the inside with a hint of vanilla and cinnamon. It’s delicious. Best of all it is free from refined sugar, egg and dairy and it has a gluten free option, too. When making your French toast …

 

pumpkin soup in a bowl with cut fresh pumpkin and a spoon on red napkin

 

Thai Pumpkin Soup with Hemp

This delicious recipe for a Thai pumpkin soup is from nutritionalist Michelle Yandle who creates recipes for the Hemp Farm here in NZ. “Vegetable soups are delicious this time of year but they don’t seem to keep me going for very long. By adding hemp hearts and hemp seed oil to this Thai Pumpkin Soup, I get the added benefits …

 

iced cup cake on wooden table with lavender

 

Old Fashioned Lavender Icing

This is a lovely old-fashioned icing to make for your cakes. It goes particularly well with a lemon cake and is guaranteed to give your guests a pleasant surprise.   Wendyl found the recipe in an old herb book from the 70s; it says it was once known as ‘conserve of lavender flowers’ and that the original recipe was in The Queen’s Closet …

 

chocolate protein energy bar on plate

 

Nat’s Chocolate Protein Energy Bars

Congratulations to Holistic Nutritionist Natalie Brady for reaching the finals of the 2019 Westpac People’s Choice Awards! Well done and we wish you all the best. This week we are delighted to share Natalie’s no-bake, plant-based recipe for Chocolate Protein Energy Bars. It’s full of healthy fats and protein to help keep blood sugar levels stable, yet it still satisfies your sweet tooth from …

 

broccoli soup in bowl with parsley

 

Broccoli And Agria Potato Soup

Cream of broccoli soup is a favourite of mine. This recipe is a slimmed-down version with no cream. The addition of agria potatoes helps to thicken the soup, and when drizzled with cashew cream on top it’s simply delicious! Arek from Garden For The People (the huge fruit and vegetable stall at La Cigale Markets in Parnell) gave us a few heads of sweet-tasting …