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chia seeds

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Talk about superseding – these babies should be superseding all seeds and be crowned the super seed of all time. But first a little backstory – remember chia pets? If we’d only known we should’ve been eating the seeds instead of growing them, we may be a collectively smaller planet! Chia seeds are like little…

brownies with black beans, double chocolate & walnuts

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Double chocolate black bean brownies with walnuts are heaven sent – black beans bring the texture, cocoa powder brings the flavour and you bring your imagination. With this in your sweet storehouse, you’ll be serving dessert first and often! These babies are fully-loaded – with fibre, thanks to the black beans, with antioxidants thanks to the cocoa powder and with heart-healthy fat thanks to the olive oil! Now how many sweet decadent delights can you say that about?

chocolate cake balls

cake balls/coloured sprinkles

Meet cake balls – the crumbled cake with frosting mixed in rolled into sweet little balls ready for a dip in a tasty candy coating. Talk about giving cake and frosting a makeover!

double chocolate brownie crisps

double chocolate brownie crisps

Calling all chocolate lovers – if you want a blast of chocolate, then this take on brownies is something you will make over and over again. We’re talking the brownie mix, a little oil, a little water and an egg, all mixed together to make a thick paste. Spread it, bake it, score it, bake it some more, snap it, eat it. Now how easy is that? You don’t really expect me to answer that, do you?


Chocolate is a food group – how to chop it, melt it, bake with it, cook with it or eat it directly is one of life’s little pleasures. Get the know-how of all things chocolate and start enjoying beyond a cake or a brownie.