I’ve always loved matcha green tea, and not just because my favourite colour is green. I love it’s subtle earthy tones, and it’s never bitter, unlike a lot of conventional green teabags. Matcha is a stone ground green tea that forms a super-concentrated fine powder. It’s rich in antioxidants and nutrients, and is widely known for improving energy levels, memory and concentration.     While I’ve been drinking matcha for years, I’ve never actually used it in cooking or… Read more »

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

I have two things to say to the person who decided to put avocado and chocolate together for the first time. 1 – What the hell were you thinking?! 2 – Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.     Yes, I was skeptical when first trying the combo. But after my first mouthful of avocado chocolate mousse, I was totally converted. Weirdly when you combine avocado and chocolate you get what is effectively a creamy, chocolatey, banana-y (Yes, banana-y!) concoction. Why… Read more »

  Ok, so I’ve use the word “Truffle” very loosely here. In all honesty, these are nothing like truffles – I’m not even going to pretend. There’s not a chunk of chocolate in sight. Sorry Willy Wonka! But if like me, you’re looking for a healthy alternative to cocoa, these little guys are the golden ticket! They are pretty damn healthy and will fuel you with energy, as well as satisfy your sweet cravings.     Aside from ditching the cocoa,… Read more »