Not-so-Naughty Low-FODMAP Bliss Balls

Low-FODMAP Bliss Balls

From one FODMAP-Foodie to the next, when you find a safe (and delicious) protein ball recipe, ultimately you want to share it with the world!  So a few months back as I was trawling Pinterest for some weekly food-prep goodies I stumbled upon Laiken’s blog everydaysimplehealth and her wonderful FODAMAP-friendly & fructose free bliss balls.

Her balls *chuckle* are filled with good fats, proteins, carbs and are free from dates! Hallelujah!

I truly adore protein bliss balls. Reason being is I am a self-entitled lover of dessert, I believe sweets should come after most meals and I do not feel satisfied this desire. However in reality, dessert after each meal is not ideal for any of the following: Continue reading

Scraping the Barrel: Homemade Almond Butter

Homemade Almond Butter with Roasted Almonds

Eating healthy can be a drag on your bank account, especially when it comes to nut butter, just ask the enthusiast – me! I love a spoonful or two after work when I am peckish before dinner, it is my number one go-to (provided I haven’t OD’d on it earlier as nuts pack a hefty calorie punch). 

The sh*t thing is though, these store bought products are so damn expensive that you basically have to give up your new borns school tuition to afford the deliciousness.

So today I want to enlighten you to the world of (a) saving money (MY FAVOURITE!) and (b) having easily accessible, smooth, creamy nut butter ready for snacking. Continue reading

The Great Yoghurt Debate: How to Choose the Right One

How To Choose a YoghurtCan I just tell you one of my pet hates? Deceptive yoghurt branding and the people who fall for ‘Fat Free’, ‘Low Fat’ or ‘Reduced Fat’. Never trust the branding.

Please. Don’t. Just don’t.

Trust the nutritional information and ingredients list.


When I tested positive for fructose malabsorption I spent a long time in that freezing cold yoghurt aisle assessing labels and understanding what differentiates real yoghurt from fake.

Here I will provide a three step system in understanding which yoghurt you want to put in your trolley and which one you want to throw in to the pits of a smouldering volcano… Continue reading