Entries by Catherine Noonan

Vegan Chocolate Espresso Cake

Vegan Chocolate Espresso Cake Seriously dense, seriously delicious, seriously hard to believe it’s Vegan! vegan || paleo || soy free || gluten free || dairy free || grain free || egg free || nut free As my young family grows, there is increasing pressure to perform extraordinary multi-tasks throughout the Festive Season. Christmas shopping, gift […]

Oat Cookies with Mini Smarties

Oat Cookies with Mini Smarties  When it comes to parties, Smarties are literally the only sugar coated lollies I’ll let my children eat. This is because they’re fairly harmless when it comes to additives. Made using natural colours,  as far as sugar coated chocolate goes, they are that bit better for you than the otherwise seemingly similar M&Ms, […]

Healthy Peanut Butter Treats

Healthy Peanut Butter Treats If Vegemite didn’t have such a catchy jingle, then I’m sure Peanut Butter would’ve won the prize for most popular Aussie spread. It has been around forever and more recently has had a resurgence in popularity. It has a great nutritional profile as demonstrated by the more boutique brands which contain […]

Lentil, Zucchini and Mint Soup

Lentil, Zucchini and Mint Soup gluten free || dairy free || sugar free || grain free  Plunging into a world of less meat A wise lady once told me that the key to a good night’s sleep is a small, meat-free dinner Meanwhile, western civilisation has evolved to ‘Live to Eat’, rather than to ‘Eat […]


 Nut Free, Vegan Balls of Coconut Goodness ~ Choc Coconut Truffles I make these Choc Coconut Truffles quite often – they are so easy and quick to prepare and they put smiles on the smallest and sweetest little faces as well as big people too! The key ingredient is dried coconut flesh – both desiccated and shredded […]

Easy Vegan Christmas Pudding

 Easy Vegan Christmas Pudding – The Healthiest Christmas Dessert EVER Nut free || Gluten free || Grain free || Dairy free || Refined Sugar free || Soy free || Vegan || Egg Free My mum used to make a delicious Christmas Pudding and as much as I’d love to indulge in it today, some of the ingredients just don’t sit […]

Easy Beef Brisket Recipe

Easy Beef Brisket – Perfect for the Family, or a Long Lunch paleo || grain free || gluten free || sugar free || dairy free || soy free || egg free || nut free    One of the easiest ways to feed your family a nourishing meal is to choose and cook a slow cut […]

Pineapple Bliss Balls

 Pineapple Bliss Balls ~ Vegan ~ like a Pina Colada, only healthy! These Pineapple Bliss Balls are made with one of my favourite tropical fruits: Pineapple. They are sweet, thanks to some nutritious Natural Delights Medjool Dates, not to be confused with dried dates. Natural Delights Medjool Dates are packed with potassium which makes them a […]

Matcha and Medjool Date Latte

Deliciously Vegan: Matcha and Medjool Date Latte Made like a smoothie, warmed like a Latte! vegan || vegetarian || paleo || gluten free || dairy free || refined sugar free || soy free || egg free This Matcha and Medjool Date Latte recipe provides a fabulously delicious way to enjoy green tea in a sweet and creamy […]

Coconut Crunch Porridge

Grain & Nut Free: Coconut Crunch Porridge is set to Impress! Vegan || Paleo || Grain/Gluten Free || Dairy Free || Egg Free || Soy Free || Nut Free What is Coconut Crunch!? Coconut Crunch is a natural product derived from coconut flesh which has been air-dried after the extraction of extra virgin coconut oil. Coconut […]

Healthy Seed Slice Recipe

Healthy Seed Slice  ~ It’s so delicious, you wont believe its good for you! vegan || paleo || gluten/grain free || soy free || dairy free || egg free || refined sugar free This Healthy Seed Slice recipe is inspired by one of my most popular recipes yet: My Healthy Seed and Nut Slice. This recipe […]