Real Food Fudge Brownies (Gluten Free, Dairy Free and Refined Sugar Free)


Is there anything better than a super dense brownie? I think not… If you’re doubting that an epic brownie can be made from whole foods, this recipe will blow your mind… 🤯

Let’s be real, I have a sweet tooth. So I’m always on the hunt for super delicious healthy alternatives to my old favourites. This is a winner! Fudgey, dense and rich. Mmmmm.



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Lemon + Coconut Bliss Balls

The perfect healthy snack for work or as a dessert, this lemony bliss balls are zingy, satisfying and so easy to make!

Makes 14 balls


2 cups sunflower seeds
2 cups coconut flakes
rind of 2 lemons (taste and see, I like mine very lemony)
small squeeze of lemon juice
8 medjool dates
2 heaped tbsp coconut oil


1. Throw sunflower seeds and coconut flakes in blender and blend until fine. Place into a large mixing bowl.
2. Blend dates in blender until smooth. Add dates to mixing bowl. 
3. Add remaining ingredients to mixing bowl and mix thoroughly with your hands. 
4. Roll mixture into balls.
5. Store in the fridge.

Paleo Pancakes

One of my favourite things to do on the weekend is to wake everyone up with pancakes first thing in the morning. I have tried so many different recipes, and this simple recipe is my favourite - nut-free, requires few ingredients, and the pancakes are so fluffy and delicious.

Serves 4


8 eggs
4 heaped tbsp coconut flour
1 tsp lemon juice
rind of 1/2 lemon
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 cup raw grass-fed butter or coconut oil
Fruit and raw honey to serve


1. Add eggs, coconut flour and lemon rind to a mixing bowl. Add baking soda to mixture and directly drop lemon juice onto baking soda to allow activation (your own little science experiment!). Mix thoroughly to combine.
2. Preheat a non-stick frypan to medium heat.
3. Melt 1 teaspoon of butter or coconut oil to coat the pan.
4. Add a spoonful of batter at a time to pan until you reach your desired pancake size. 5. Cook pancakes until golden on the bottom, and then flip and cook until golden on the other side.
6. Continue until you have used all of the mixture, continuing to add butter or coconut oil between cooking each pancake (for extra-golden pancakes!).
7. Serve right away with fresh fruit and a drizzle of raw honey.