All Newbie Cook Approved Recipes


Cherry Chocolate & Chia Smoothie Parfait
The flavours dance so gracefully with each other that we can't help but sway in delight. And the layer of dark chocolate chips in this recipe is a bonus because not only does chocolate pair perfectly with cherry, it also adds a cold crunch to every gorgeous bite. And really,
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Gourmet Chocolate Hazelnut and Strawberry Toast
It begins with toasted wholewheat bread, spread with a rich dark-chocolate hazelnut spread (plant-based of course) and then topped with thinly sliced seasonal fresh strawberries. Tis the season, am I right? Then sprinkled with chia, hemp hearts and and chopped hazelnuts. What a glorious combination! Betcha can't eat just one.
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Blueberry Oat Muffins
And not only are they drool worthy delicious, they are completely plant-based and healthy! These muffins are made with pure ingredients like large flake oats, maple syrup, and blueberries. That's pretty much all that's needed for these gems.
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Fruit Infused Ice Donuts
And when it's packed with delicious fruits I can drink at least triple the amount. And last time I heard drinking more water speeds up your metabolism. So bring on the spa water!! How on earth did I opt out of making this for the past nine months!? It seems
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Colourful Rice Paper Rolls
The colourful rolls had me tumbling into a rainbow food dream. A healthy oasis that swirled in pinks, greens and purples!
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Iced Creamy Almond Milk Latte
We made these iced lattes using my 10-Minute Classic Almond Milk and I may never set foot into a coffee shop again! Because when you can have lattes this good, in the pleasure of your own home, there's no reason to change out of those PJ's.
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Green Kiwi and Mango Smoothie
Made by blending frozen mangoes, kiwi and banana and topping with more kiwi, coconut flakes, granola, buckwheat and chia! I figured since we're likely to spend the rest of the day on a liquid barley diet, why not get in the fruits and veg first thing? 😉
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Broiled Blood Oranges with Sweet Coconut Sugar
Blood oranges are sooo incredibly sweet and juicy compared to the rest. And I'd argue the most beautiful - opening one is like a piece of edible art! I swear I'd get them confused as an art instillation if they appeared in museum restaurants and cafes.
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Gourmet Peanut Butter and Banana Toast
The traditional white Wonderbread has been switched out for freshly baked wholegrain, or the swap from Kraft PB to the all-natural kind, and the addition of gourmet toppings galore! This Gourmet PB and Banana Toast is served on whole grain toast, smothered in crunchy all-natural peanut butter and sliced banana,
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Cashew Coconut Truffles
But whether it's a protein boost before hitting the white-tipped mountains, a sweet fix for that 4 o'clock sweet craving, or as an after dinner dessert - these cashew coconut truffles make the perfect sweet treat. Combining dates, coconut flakes, cashews, almond pulp, almond butter, honey and matcha. They are
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Pink Berry Bowl
This pink berry bowl is the sweetest way to start the day. It blends frozen cranberries, raspberries, clementine, banana, vanilla protein powder, almond milk, and a handful of spinach to get in your fruits, veggies, and protein first thing.
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Passionfruit Porridge with Coconut and Orange
This Passionfruit Porridge is making me feel all warm and fuzzy inside for Valentines' Day! I find it amusing really, because each year I tell myself that I won't get swept away in the cliché romantics of V-day, and each year I find myself falling into the trap of seeing
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