Thursday 5 October 2017

Grammed: Lazy Shanghai Red Braised Pork Belly

Made this for our Mid Autumn feast last night. This is my slow cooker, low fuss, busy mom version of the traditional red cooked pork belly dish. Decadent, moreish, melt in your mouth tender pork belly. Always a hit, perfect for feeding a crowd. Just serve with rice and simple stir fried veges.

Tuesday 26 September 2017

Grammed: Cacao Cashew Bliss Balls - vegan, gluten free, no refined sugars

These are perfect you feel like a sweet treat with you cuppa but still trying to be healthy.

Cacao Cashew Bliss Balls - vegan, gluten free, no refined sugars

makes 18 balls.

1/2 cup cashews
3/4 cup pitted dates
1 Tablespoon cacao powder
1-2 teaspoons water, as required
2 Tablespoons desiccated coconut

In a blender whizz together the cashews, dates, cacao powder then add water a little at a time to form a paste. Press firmly tablespoonfuls into balls and roll in coconut (I found the coconut stayed on better if you pressed it in)

Tuesday 7 March 2017

Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding

We only moved from Wellington just over a year ago but my gosh it seems like a lifetime ago.  We were pre-baby, living right next to town with a magnificent view overlooking the beautiful harbour.   We used to just stroll on down to the centre of town and go to one of the many amazing eateries right at our door step. Life is most definitely very different now with a little 10 month old to chase around!!

One of our 'locals' was this funky American-style diner at the bottom of our road that did the most ah-mazing Reese's peanut butter chocolate milkshakes.

I've been feeling rather nostalgic recently and missing our Wellingtonian mates and local haunts so I thought I might recreate a little piece of our windy city life by making Chocolate Peanut Chia Puddings as a healthified homage to our Welly life.

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Grammed: Miso Kimchi Udon Noodles with Kale and Tofu

This is a super quick super yum meal we have pretty regularly on our weeknight dinner rotation.  We usually have it as a vego meal but you can add some pan fried chicken or a softly boiled egg for extra protein

Friday 10 February 2017

Grammed: Pink coconut rice salad bowl

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I bow down to all the mom bloggers out there - man I don't know how that do it! In between running around after a mischievous little munchkin I've found it really hard to blog.  So I've made the leap and ventured into the wonderful world of Instagram! 

Hopefully that will be a way to keep up with a little bit of bakingequalslove blogging in between proper posts! If you are also on instagram you can find me here at:

So as the first 'grammed post - here's a super quick and easy recipe for Pink Coconut Rice Salad Bowl.


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