Vegan

June 8, 2009

Dairy-Free Raw ‘Cream Cheese’

I love this tasty substitute for cream cheese – use it whenever you want a dairy-free, savoury, cream cheese. For example, try it on pizzas instead of cheese (pre-bake […]
September 5, 2010
Barbeque Sauce

Barbecue Sauce

  Homemade barbecue sauce has so much more flavour than bought sauce. And I love that it doesn’t have to be full of sugar and additives. I often use the cherry […]
November 20, 2010

Dairy Free Raw Chocolate

You may have noticed I’m a bit of a chocolate addict – good chocolate, that is, not the cheap ‘chocolate-flavoured’ stuff – I love REAL chocolate, […]
April 30, 2011

Walnut & Raw Cacao Nib Bliss Balls

  I love raw cacao nibs.  Yesterday I was trying to think of what I could make with my stash of cacao nibs (which I got […]
May 16, 2012

Miss C’s ‘Ice Cream Menu Plan’

Last week we all had a good laugh when we found that my eight year old daughter (Miss C) had altered the family menu plan to […]
August 11, 2012
Black Bean Mole, Quirky Cooking

Black Bean Mole (Chilli Beans with Chocolate)

    Photo by Arwen’s Thermo Pics   I love Mexican food. Well, maybe I’m really talking ‘Tex-Mex’ food, as that is what I was raised […]
March 25, 2013

Raw Macadamia Lime ‘Cheesecake’ (dairy free)

One thing I love about living in tropical Far North Queensland is the abundance of delicious produce grown here. I love that I can go to […]
December 20, 2014
marinated beetroot & spinach salad quirky cooking

Marinated Beetroot & Spinach Salad

This week on our podcast ‘A Quirky Journey’, the topic was ‘A Quirky Christmas: Surviving and Thriving This Season”. (Listen to it on iTunes, here!) We chatted about […]
June 12, 2015
green smoothie quirky cooking

Super Green Tropical Smoothie with Spirulina

 Sometimes when I make a smoothie, I want a reeeeeally green, green smoothie! And one of the best ways to bump up the ‘greenness’ in a juice […]
July 31, 2015

Grain Free, Egg Free Chocolate Banana Cake

  I had a funny thing happen the other day. I was asked to speak at the local CWA’s annual general meeting, and cook something for […]