Dessert Recipes

Coconut oil chocolates

An Easy Homemade Chocolate Recipe

It's no secret that I love chocolate. I've always wanted to make my own, but have been put off by complicated steps and ingredients. So when I saw an…

Vegan coconut milk ice cream

Chocolate Chunk Vegan Ice Cream

Last summer when I was in the country doing fieldwork I did a lot of op shopping (since op shops there are so much cheaper than in the city). I came…

Egg free dairy free chocolate mousse

Easy Healthy Chocolate Mousse

If you've been reading my blog for a while, you know that I love chocolate in all forms. Since I try to avoid processed foods, I've been getting my…

Frozen fruit

Frozen Fruit – My New Favourite Dessert

Because it is summer here, I've been making the most of summer fruits like mangoes, nectarines, plums and peaches. The markets sell large quantities…

Delicious buckwheat pancakes

Gluten Free Buckwheat Pancakes

I am a big fan of breakfast, so usually cook up a fry-up or a batch of pancakes on the weekend. Buckwheat flour is a great gluten free substitute, I…

Chickpea flour banana fritters

Gluten Free Egg Free Banana Fritters

Bananas tend to go ripe very quickly in my kitchen, which means I'm often left with a whole bunch (no pun intended!) to eat quickly. While I often…

healthy chocolate powerballs

Healthy Chocolate Powerballs

Since I have started on a gluten free diet, all of my usual treats are out-of-bounds (except my favourite almond dark chocolate). To stop myself from…

Homemade nutella pancake

Homemade Nutella

We never had Nutella in the house when I was growing up, as my mum thought it was too unhealthy. After reading the label recently I agree with her,…

Paleo chocolate slice

Paleo Chocolate Slice

I love my homemade chocolate recipe, but it’s not practical as a lunchbox snack because it needs to be kept in the fridge. Lately I've been…

Rhubarb pie

Rhubarb Pie with Wholemeal Pastry

Last weekend Mr Omnivore picked up a giant bunch of rhubarb from a roadside stall outside Brisbane. I was thrilled, and a bit scared because I had…

Chocolate smoothie

The Yummiest Smoothie

Disclaimer: This recipe is neither super-frugal or super-healthy, but it is super-delicious :) I have been experimenting with making smoothies in…

Dry ice ice cream mixture

Using Dry Ice to Make Instant Ice Cream

I will preface this recipe by saying it is not very frugal. For one thing you have to buy dry ice, and also ingredients for good-quality ice cream…

Watermelon and mint slushy

Watermelon and Mint Slushies

Recently I posted that I had half a watermelon leftover before we headed to Melbourne, which I saved by covering in clingwrap and sticking into the…