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Ananda Soul & Chef Cynthia Louise Giveaway
The first time I met Christina (the founder of Ananda Soul) we spoke deeply about the connection about food and[...]
Vegan Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake
Gorgeous, beautiful, rich in flavour, guilty-free, easy to make, gluten and egg free… These are just a couple of words[...]
Healthy Smoothie Bowl Recipe
Aaaahhh smoothie bowls… I was enjoying a stroll with my girlfriends the other day and we saw some people carrying[...]
Pineapple Parsley Detox Drink
This is the most perfect ever detox drink that I ever tasted in my life. I had it in LA years and years ago and I just remembered it last night when I had to come up with ideas about what to do today in the kitchen.
Dairy Free Chocolate Frosting Recipe
I got back into the kitchen today and had that what-will-I-cook-now look on my face. Veggie spaghetti Bolognese maybe?
Mung Bean Detox Soup Recipe
Mung Bean Detox Soup Looking for a detox soup? Look no more! This is the best one I’ve ever had[...]
A Variety Of Legumes To Cook At Home
Today is a lentil day! I don’t know if this can be a fun fact about legumes, but many of[...]
Dairy Free Yogurt
What I want to share with you today is really fabulous. It’s dairy-free yogurt! I know you can just go[...]
Hemp Cream Cheese (dairy-free)
Dairy-Free Hemp Cream Cheese Today we are making fabulous subway sandwiches, gluten-free, dairy-free and freaking flavourful. What do you need[...]
Millet and Cauliflower Mash Recipe (dairy-free)
Today I have one great recipe to share with you. My dear friend and colleague Chef Jelena taught me how[...]
The Sugar I Choose To Use In My Kitchen
I want to talk about sugar today – the sugar we use every day and the sugar I choose to use in my kitchen. To tell you the truth, I love sugar, my husband Scott loves sugar, you probably love sugar too.
How to Make Caramelised Bananas with Coconut Yogurt
What I want to share with you today is a gorgeous, decadent recipe that is just perfect for breakfast to give you that energy rush. It is actually very versatile, so it can be a snack or a dessert if you wish.
How To Make Homemade Ginger Tea From Fresh Ginger
Today I have something special for you - something that will warm you up in winters and cool you down[...]
Homemade Flatbread Recipe
Making HomeMade Flat Bread.  It's Super Easy and FunHaving friends over for a movie night and still thinking about what[...]
Healthy Chocolate Brownie Recipe With Beetroot And Sweet Potato
My Kind Of Chocolate Brownie RecipeThis is a kind of a dessert you can make in a matter of minutes.[...]
Homemade Vegetarian Thai Red Curry Recipe With Paste
Vegetarian Thai Red Curry RecipeSomething happens to me when I eat curries. It’s like a journey to a different culture,[...]
Baked Cabbage with Mashed Potato, Greens and Dairy Free Mushroom Gravy
Baked  Cabbage –  I love It.Today, we talk about how to make it easy for us busy parents. I have[...]
Chocolate Protein Super Seed Balls
Why Are Chocolate Super Seed Balls So F*ing Amazing?For all the parents out there, here comes a quick and simple[...]
Healthy Homemade Sweet Chili Sauce Recipe
Time To Dump The Bottle of Store Bought Sweet Chilli Sauce and Have It HomemadeYou know that feeling when you[...]
How To Make Fresh Rice Paper Rolls
Let’s Make Fresh Rice Paper Rolls TogetherRice paper rolls - ready in a couple of minutes, delicious and nutritious and[...]
Creamy Spinach Cob Loaf Recipe (Dairy Free)
Dairy-Free Creamy Spinach Cob Loaf RecipeYou know those typical Christmas dishes that are so good that you want to eat[...]
How To Open A Fresh Young Coconut
As you may know, I grew up in an amazing tropical island and now I live in Indonesia where coconuts[...]
Chocolate Cherry Coconut Rough Recipe Dairy Free
Dairy-Free Chocolate Cherry Coconut RoughI have a cool recipe to share with you today! It’s for moms who have busy[...]
How To Make Healthy 2-Minute Noodles
My friend Kalani once told me that she lives on a 2-minute-noodle diet. My dear Kalani, this recipe is for[...]
Best Salt For Cooking
A great topic for today – what is the best salt for cooking? Salt indeed has a bad reputation and[...]
Healthy After-School Snack Ideas
Being a mum is such a hard job, and one of the concerns we have is what healthy after-school snack[...]
How To Make Vegan Nacho Cheese
Going dairy-free can be challenging, especially for kids who cannot have dairy, and many out there face this problem. Besides[...]
How To Make Gomasio At Home
If you haven’t tried gomasio (also spelt as gomashio) before you are going to LOVE this.  I want to show[...]
Best Way To Store Nuts And Seeds
Today’s topic - nuts and seeds! We all know how nutritious they are and that they are not only good[...]
Weight Loss & Diets – Chef Cynthia’s Perspective & Experience
Welcome to my kitchen where we EAT!Recently we’ve got flooded with all those new diets coming and offering fast results.[...]
How To Make Dairy-Free Chocolate Ganache
Sweet is good…And this is how to make a dairy-free chocolate ganache...I LOVE sweet things, but I don’t want to[...]
Dairy Free Creamy Salad Dressing
This is my secret creamy dressing that converted my husband Scott into a person who LOVES salads and made my[...]
How To Make Dairy-Free Sour Cream
For all dairy-free people out there who love dairy but cannot have it, here is an amazing alternative for sour[...]
How To Use Fresh Herbs In Cooking
I’m always getting asked how by people how they can their favourite dishes using tasty recipes that don’t use bottled[...]
Vegetarian Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe
Spaghetti Bolognese is one of those family favourites, when the family gathers, kids run into the kitchen trying to help[...]
Best Healthy Cooking Oil
Recently, one of my friends asked me this: “Hey, what is the best healthy cooking oil?” And I didn’t know[...]
How To Make Nut Milk At Home
Nut milks - such a glorious beverage to have at hand not only for your kids but for yourself as[...]
How To Make Healthy Popcorn
I LOVE making popcorn and that impatience I feel when I wait for my popcorn to be ready. But I[...]
Why You Should Soak Your Beans Before Cooking
Who can’t eat legumes and pulses?? I know heaps of humans that can’t eat them. There is a reason for[...]
Make Water Kefir At Home
Welcome to my land of ferments...  where things get really interesting! Today, I’m going to teach you how to make water[...]
How To Cook Quinoa Perfectly Every Time
Quinoa - I love this stuff. It’s such a versatile food that you can use in salads, wraps, breakfast oatmeal,[...]
You Don’t Have To Be A Fancy Chef To Nourish Your Family
Some years ago, I remember someone told me, “Oh, You Don't Have To Be A Fancy Chef To Nourish Your[...]
How To Make Your Own Nut Butter At Home
There is something epic when you make your own nut butters. I just love that “OMG it’s that simple” look[...]
Making Your Own Kombucha At Home
Fermenting - it’s as easy to do at home as it is to buy, and I love it. I find the[...]
How To Make Chocolate At Home
How to Make Chocolate at Home, It's clear to me that the more I buy chocolate, the more money I[...]
How To Make Coconut Bacon
Remember that Bacon and Egg Roll with BBQ Sauce on a Sunday arvo after a massive night on the booze[...]
Healthy Sugar Alternatives To Create Decadent Sweet Desserts
This Is The Most Important Tip You Have To Know When Buying Any Sugar Substitutes.If you’re anything like me, you love[...]
5 Best Herbs To Grow At Home
Herbs make my world go round and turn any salad into a new universe of its own.Herbs are just exquisite little[...]
How To Make Activated Nuts At Home And Why It Matters So Much
How To Make Activated Nuts At Home And Why It Matters So MuchHave you ever seen activated nuts, you know[...]
How To Make a Banana Milkshake Without Ice Cream
It’s More Than A Banana Smoothie, It’s A Thickshake Of GloryI love MILKSHAKES, chocolate ones, strawberries ones, vanilla ones, banana[...]
Need A Healthy Dinner Tonight?
Now more than ever, mums and dads (and all you amazing humans who cook for kids!) are trying to juggle[...]
Confessions Of A Whole Food Chef: I Hate Kale
Here’s a truth.I HATE kale. Yep.The perils of “clean eating” and being a wholefood chef…  The "shift" that's unfolding in[...]
Vegan Banana Bread Made Easy
This vegan banana bread made easy is for everyone, but especially for all you vegans out there who might be missing[...]
The Chocolate Ganache Cake That Won My Son Over
Did you know I make an AMAZING wholefood gluten-free chocolate ganache cake? Well, I do! And I have my son[...]
So Really What The Heck Is “Clean Eating”?
I was talking last night with a friend about how "clean eating" has become more damaging to families than all[...]
The Secret To Creating A Truly Healthy Relationship With Food
I’m a Chef, but I also like to write and talk a LOT about food philosophy, specifically how to create[...]
Food Trends That I Got Massively Addicted To
There were plenty of Food Trends That I Got Massively Addicted To in 2016 that seriously PISSED me off at the[...]
The Guilt Free Chocolate Icing That You’ll Want More Of
Boy do I have a gift for you today, it’s my guilt free chocolate icing that goes on any cake,[...]
What’s Your Inner Health Contract When It Comes To Whole Food Living?
Today I want you to take a look at your relationship with Whole Food Living.Often in the kitchen, we get[...]
How To Make Hash Browns That Are Ridiculously Healthy
As I’m known for making wholefood versions of people's favourite foods I’m often asked how to make hash browns that[...]
The Natural Flavour Enhancer That’s My Secret Ingredient
It’s The Best Flavour Enhancer, It’s Abundant, It’s Free!The best things in life are free and so is this natural[...]
Making Affordable Healthy Food
I’m really passionate about affordable healthy food available to everyone. When you’re spending your hard earned dollars on food it’s[...]
Changing The World One Vegan Burrito At A Time
Redefining Health With Vegan Burritos And Healthy PizzasThis is a story of synchronicity, inspiration and how a vegan burrito can[...]
Changing Habits, Changing Lives
Chef Cynthia changed the way I eat, shop, cook, and the way I FEEL about myself!This is a great example[...]
The Wholefood Basics You Need To Rock Your Kitchen Pantry
Pantry Essentials For A WholeFoods Way Of Living And EatingHow much of a genius you are in the kitchen depends[...]
This Vegan Wholefood Egg Replacement Is The Best Kept Secret Ever!
The Vegan Egg Replacement Binder That Serves As A Digestive Cleanse As WellAre you vegan or intolerant to eggs and[...]
My Secret Twist To Take Your Guacamole Next Level!
I know, I know, guacamole is a classic that is already epic BUT, believe it or not, I’ve got a[...]
My Food Pyramid For Wholefood Plant Based Living
Food Pyramid For WholefoodI’ve seen a lot of food pyramids in my time, the ones we grew up with at[...]
I Can’t Believe How Good This Dairy Free Potato Bake Is!
Comfort Food Made Healthy, No More Missing Out On Your FavouritesEvery time someones lets slip some of my dairy free[...]
The Quickest Way To Be A Legend in the Kitchen
Hands down, the quickest way to be a legend in the kitchen is learning how to use herbs in dressings[...]
How To Make Your Own Coconut Milk And Why Not To Buy From A Can
How To Make Fresh Coconut Milk And My Favourite Recipes To Use It InShould you make your own coconut milk,[...]
How To Use Herbs And Spice To Make Salivatingly Good Tasty Recipes
I’m always getting asked how by people how they can their favourite dishes using tasty recipes that don’t use bottled[...]
Dairy Free Icecream That Makes You Go Mmm
One of the things I think I love the most is being able to make super delicious dairy free icecream[...]
Healthy Salad Dressing That’s A Beauty Treatment For Your Insides
I love a good healthy salad dressing that serves my organs. Store bought ones can be full of e-numbers, preservatives[...]
Once I Learned How To Cook Like Cynthia Everything Changed
This real story about learning how to cook is from the gorgeous Bettina Allen who attended the first ever Praxis[...]
How Food Trends Can Make You Gain Weight And Be Unhappy
I want to share with you about food trends today, and a bit about trends in general. You see apart[...]
The Latest Food Trends Don’t Transform Us – Real food does
There are so many food trends today with being either macro, vegetarian, pescaterian, lacto-vegetarian, vegan, paleo, dairy free, gluten free,[...]
The Way To A Man’s Heart Is Wholefood Love
Here’s a story as real as it gets. It’s from my beautiful partner Scott.He’s such an awesome guy and since[...]
Creative Kitchen Fun – Kitchen Creativity Made Easy
The Quickest Way To Be A Legend In The KitchenHands down, the quickest way to be a legend in what[...]
Making Healthy Affordable – Healthy Eating On A Budget
I’m Not About Spending All Your Money In The Health Food StoreI’m really passionate about making healthy food available to[...]
The Secret Ingredient No One Is Talking About
It’s The Best Flavour Enhancer, It’s Abundant, It’s Free!Why is it that a home cooked meal made by someone special[...]