Caramel Carrot Cake (RSF, GF, DF, V)

Refined sugar free, gluten free, dairy free Caramel carrot cake Ingredients: For the cake: ☆ 500gm grated carrot (about 5 medium) ☆ 1 ½ cups of medjool dates (soaked in hot water for half hour then whizzed through processor) ☆ 3 organic eggs ☆ 2 teaspoons of sugar free vanilla bean extract or paste ☆ […]

Read More

Berry, Lime & Coconut Cheesecake (RSF, DF, GF, V)

Refined sugar free, gluten free, dairy free, vegan Berry, Lime and Coconut Cheesecake Ingredients: For the base: ☆ 1 cup of dates (soaked) ☆ 1 cup of sunflower seeds ☆ 1/2 cup dessicated coconut ☆ 1/2 cup cacao powder or substitute cocoa ☆ 1/4 cup of buckwheat groats ☆ 1/4 cup of melted coconut oil ☆ 1 tablespoon of […]

Read More

Reflections.

“Travelling to find yourself”, what on earth does it even mean? All to often I hear people using this expression. They’re leaving home to go on a journey of self-discovery… to find themselves. I never really understood what they were on about, and to be honest I was never actually intrigued enough to ask. When […]

Read More

Champagne Lifestyle on a Beer Budget

When I woke up on my 19th birthday, deep in the streets of Aucklands North Shore, I didn’t have a cent to my name. I was never phased by living on a tight budget because my friends and I were living this crazy, hyped up, university / drink every night, shop every weekend lifestyle, and […]

Read More

Touch down in Tuscany

Twenty of the past seventy two hours have been spent on trains between France and Italy, so it is quite fitting that this blog post comes to you, from my current second home, the train. Here I am sitting for 8 hours, on my journey back to beautiful Antibes, after spending an incredible weekend in […]

Read More

Bienvenue en France

Where a twenty minute taxi ride costs €90 ($150.37) France is just how you can imagine, from the movies and the books. As we flew into Nice, we were amazed by the clear calm, blue of the Mediterranean ocean and the neutral coloured, provincial French homes dotted through the hills and mountains and along the coast. […]

Read More

What Dreams Are Made Of

I write this to you, from a beautiful outdoor living space, in my bikini, poolside, in the middle of a 31 degree jungle. Bali is my happy place, I try to come here every year. Before I came to Bali this time, I collated a list of all the things I wanted to do and […]

Read More

Year of the Goat

2015 was radical. It was the first time since I started school, that I was entering a year with no attachments, no responsibilities. I was freshly graduated, I had moved home from Auckland, I had no job, I had great friends and I was about to turn 21. I was living the good life, enjoying […]

Read More