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 »

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    Hello! We are still busy with our 3 part series on healthy eating. In week one, we looked at the topic of Paleo. In week two we will be speaking about Banting. This week will be all about Banting so keep looking at our website, as well as our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Rolling-Pin/1435078183370618 If you are currently enjoying the… Read more »

  • Paleo Series: What is the Paleo diet about?

    This week we have been speaking all about the lifestyle of Paleo. This blogpost contains a lot of the research you need to know about it. I would encourage you to spend the time reading it if you are interested in the diet. If you are not interested I would still encourage you to read it… Read more »

  • Paleo Series: Recommended Recipe

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  • Paleo series: Recommended recipe

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  • Meet the team

    Meet the Rolling Pin TeamWho or what is the Rolling Pin?  By now hopefully The Rolling Pin is a name that is starting to stick in people’s minds, and is not just a passing thought when they scan through their Facebook page perhaps. We are still relatively new, so we thought that it would be… Read more »

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