Where is the real coffee in Dublin?

Coffee has become like liquid gold. Coffee is an important part to most people’s start, middle and end of their day. I would describe it as a ‘craze’. A very expensive routine in most people’s lives. Having said that though, coffee is delicious and brings people together. Most social gatherings these days include coffee so… Read more »

Passionfruit and Mango mousse

This is a beautiful dessert or snack. it is so fresh, quick to make and really healthy. Ingredients ½ medium mango, peeled 300g low-fat plain yoghurt 3 passionfruit, halved Method Place the mango in a high-powered blender and blend until smooth. Place the yoghurt and mango in a small bowl and mix until well combined…. Read more »

Cinnamon and Banana Overnight Oats

This is a FAST, delicious and healthy breakfast. Ingredients: 40g of Oats 1 ripe banana 100ml of milk (almond milk if you’re dairy-free) ½ teaspoon of cinnamon ¼ teaspoon of ground ginger 20g of raisins 20g of sunflower seeds 1 teaspoon of honey (optional) Method: Mix the banana, milk, cinnamon, ginger and honey (if you… Read more »

Blueberry and Banana smoothie and Boiled eggs

This is not an amazing breakfast, but it’s meant to be an example of a quick and healthy breakfast. I hear a lot of people saying that they do not have the time to make breakfast in the morning so the only thing they are able to do is pick up a coffee and a… Read more »

Banana pancakes

What is better than pancakes with maple syrup on top? Yum yum! I make these as a Saturday morning treat for Andrew and I, or if the week is feeling particularly long I will make them before work :) Ingredients:  3 bananas 3 eggs 1/2 cup almond butter Salt 1 tsp Olive oil/Ghee Maple syrup/honey… Read more »

Egg, Bacon and Avocado

What more can you want for breakfast? This is an absolute winner combination. It contains good fats and nutrients which will keep you full for most of the morning. Ingredients:  5x eggs 4x bacon rashers 1x avocado Method: Scramble your eggs. Fry the bacon rashers up until desired texture is achieved. Cut open the avocado,… Read more »

Meatballs and spinach

Can Meatballs and Spinach REALLY be a breakfast? We are so used to breakfast being classified as cereals, toast, yogurt, croissants, egg, bacon etc. However, the food that you consume should be packed full of nutrients and it should fill you up until the next meal. Sadly most of the cereals and even the muesli/granola’s/spreads… Read more »

Grain-Free Granola

Granola is one of my go to breakfasts. I make a big batch which lasts about two weeks for two people eating about 3x weekly. Granola Mix: 800g 3x Nuts of choice (eg. almonds, cashew, pecans) 200g of mixed seeds (eg. sunflower, pumpkin) Dessicated coconut Raisins Optional: Choc chips Salt Sauce:  Honey Coconut oil Vanilla… Read more »

Curry Recipes

The love for curry in my home has originated from my dad, who still to this day, will make himself a curry for dinner about 2-3 times a week. The same chicken curry, over and over, with slight variance in heat, but he loves eating his chicken curry and that’s great! When I got married,… Read more »

Triple Chocolate Cheesecake with Oreo Crust

Ingredients For the Crust 24 Oreo cookies-finely crushed 1/4 cup unsalted butter-melted For Cheesecake Filling 900 grams cream cheese – room temperature 1 1/3 cups powdered sugar 3 Tablespoon cocoa powder 4 eggs – room temperature 280 grams bittersweet chocolate-chopped For Chocolate Topping 3/4 cup heavy cream 170 grams bittersweet chocolate – finely chopped 1 Tablespoon granulated… Read more »

  • Meet The Hungry Herbivore

    I never used to care much for healthy foods until I became more aware of what foods I am putting into my body. Alternatively I used to think I was eating healthy foods until I realized that yogy sips, low fat yogurt, and bread, just to name a few, actually aren’t that healthy for you… Read more »

  • Greek Yogurt Chocolate Fudge Ice lollies

    Ingredients 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 cup chocolate almond milk, cow’s milk, or non-dairy milk of your choice 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups Vanilla Greek Yogurt (Full-fat recommended for creamiest results) Method In a small sauce-pan over medium-low heat melt the chocolate chips, stirring constantly, until completely melted. Add in the… Read more »


    These chocolate chip pancakes make a perfect light and healthy breakfast and are packed with extra protein from the greek yogurt! The full recipe will make about 14 pancakes, but you can easily half the recipe to make enough for two people.  Enjoy! Serves: 4 Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 30 mins INGREDIENTS 2… Read more »

  • Oatmeal Cookies

    Ingredients 1 cup raw cashews 1/2 cup fresh dates, pitted 3/4 cup coconut oil, olive oil, or butter 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract 2 tablespoon coconut flour 2 cup blanched almond flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup sliced almonds 1/2 cup pecans, finely diced 1/2 cup dates, finely diced Instructions… Read more »

  • Dark chocolate Almond Clusters

    I love a quick and easy dessert that does not require any baking. These clusters are so rich and dark that just one is satisfying enough! Makes: 12 Prep time: 12 minutes, plus 30 minutes refrigeration time Ingredients 1x dark chocolate slab, chopped 2 teaspoon coconut oil/olive oil/palm shortening 2 tablespoon maple syrup/honey 1/2 teaspoon… Read more »

  • Grain-Free Raw Brownie Bites

    Chocolate cravings. They always find a way into your head. There’s just nothing quite like the taste of chocolate. This recipe is so simple, and it takes under 20 minutes to make. You simply blend everything together, and then roll the ‘dough’ into bite-size brownie balls. This recipe usually makes about 8 medium-sized brownie bites, but you can… Read more »

  • The Hottest 2015 dessert tip: ‘MINI’

    Big or small food? mini mini mini mini mini mini mini mini mini mini mini mini mini mini… It is known that a large part of throwing a great party is having a spread of YUMMY food that will ensure your friends are happy and smiling throughout your special day. This blog post is going to look at… Read more »

  • Juice #1: The Rehydrater

    Juice #1: The Rehydrater Ingredients:  1 cucumber 4 celery stalks 2 small granny smith apples 1/2 lemon Method: In a single gear juicer, add all of the ingredients together and blitz! Add more or less of each ingredient to your own taste and enjoy! Some facts about the ingredients: This is a juice recipe that… Read more »

  • Baking problem tip 2: How to line your springform cake tin with parchment paper

    In just about every baking recipe the first or second line speaks about lining your baking tin with parchment paper (mainly when it comes to baking a cake). What does lining a cake tin with parchment paper (baking paper) actually mean? For years I’ve never bothered to find out what this means, so I would… Read more »

  • The process of making a Butternut, Feta and Thyme quiche

    I love quiche! It is one of my absolute favorite things to eat, but I can’t eat it to much otherwise I will start to look like a quiche! Except they gorgeous so maybe it isn’t such a bad thing! haha I made two large quiches this week, and decided to take some pictures of… Read more »

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