Entries by Alicia Holmquest

Feel all the food feels

When we really think about it, we trust and listen to our bodies for SO many things- when we’re cold, we search for a jumper or put the heater on, when we need to go to the toilet, we take ourselves to the bathroom, but when it comes to food, we seem to have lost […]

Permission to play with your food

Today, we‘re giving you unconditional permission to play with your food, sort of. We’d like to invite you to join us in a Mindful Eating exercise. Tell me more you ask? Ever started a pack of Tim Tams in front of the TV only to realise half an hour later you’re down to the last […]


INGREDIENTS: Handful of baby spinach roughly chopped 6 large eggs 1/4 cup Greek feta pinch of mixed dried herbs 1/4 cup grated cheese 4 sun-dried tomato in oil roughly chopped METHOD: Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees celsius Combine all ingredients in a medium sized mixing bowl Evenly distribute mixture amongst a 12 pan muffin tin […]


INGREDIENTS: 2 1/2 cups of plain flour 2 tsp baking powder 3/4 cup of brown sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup of milk 2.5 Tbsp butter 1 cup of raspberries (can use fresh of frozen) 1/2 cup of white chocolate buttons   METHOD: Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees celsius. Sift flour and baking […]


INGREDIENTS: 50g butter ½ cup brown sugar ¼ cup honey ¼ cup pistachios ½ cup pepitas ½ cup of almonds ½ cup dried cranberries ½ cup rolled oats ½ cup self-raising flour METHOD: Preheat oven to 170°C. Line a 20cm square cake tin with non-stick baking paper. Place the butter, sugar and honey in a […]


INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups almond meal (or hazelnut meal for even more chocolatey flavour) 1/4 cup cacao powder 1 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp vanilla 3 Tbsp maple syrup or rice malt syrup 4 Tbsp olive oil or rice bran oil 1/2 piece of crystallised ginger (to top each cookie)   METHOD: 1. Preheat […]