The Tilba Tree

Recipes

Grain Free Chocolate Pancakes

When I was on a strict Paleo diet, the hardest thing for me was finding the right things to eat for Breakfast. I recall having one successful recipe that became my weekly go-to breakfast, but after weeks and weeks on paleo banana bread breakfast muffins, I was well and truly over them! Those muffins did […] Read more…

Vegan Cottage Cheese

Daughter number one has started back at pre-school after having quite a few weeks away and though I have a number of go-to recipes for her pre-school lunch box, I have been finding less inspiration for afternoon snacks. There’s always the good old apple slices and peanut butter option, but after doing that twice this […] Read more…

Feijoa Crumble Slice

One thing is for certain, and that is a ‘crumble’ dessert never goes out of fashion. Apple crumble is one of those desserts you see dress the table in all it’s elegance after the main meal all over the world. It’s certainly not a seasonal dessert, meaning it’s OK to eat all year round, and […] Read more…

Feijoa Chia Jam

Though the star of this jam is the Feijoa, the hero is without doubt the Chia seeds. Chia have so many health benefits, as I am sure you have no doubt heard already. They are known to be one of the world’s oldest sources of nutrition, even used for medicinal purposes dating as far back […] Read more…

How this Carrot & Ginger slice led me to question whether I am being a socially conscious consumer

I recently had the opportunity to work with two locally New Zealand made artisan food brands when I was asked to create a recipe that would incorporate the two. The end product – this Raw carrot and Ginger Syrup slice with Raglan Coconut Yoghurt frosting. It was definitely a crowd pleaser and being raw, and […] Read more…

The humanitarian vision behind these simple Fonio Fudge Brownies (gf, df*)

There are a number of reputable health and wellness sites and organisations out there at the moment, but I am yet to come across one with a more just, honest and world-embracing vision than Farafena. Farafena means ‘Africa’ in Bambara, the native language of Mali, the land where Farafena’s founder was born and raised. Oumar […] Read more…

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