Bacio Power Balls

With Valentine's day around the corner, and a waistline to maintain (New Years resolutions, hey?), what better way to indulge then having this healthy treat? Reminiscing on my travels in Italy, one gelato flavour always stuck with me: bacio. The Italian word translate directly to kiss. Technically, it's their equivalent of a Hershey Kiss, though … Continue reading Bacio Power Balls

Ginger Hibiscus Lemonade Sorbet

Hibiscus tea has been used as a natural health product for a number of years. The  hibiscus sabdariffa flower contains phenolic compounds such as organic acids, flavonoids and anthocyanins that can be attributed to its cardioprotective , antioxidant, hypolipidemic and hypocholesterolemic properties in some studies. Valentine's Day is just around the corner and  that means red … Continue reading Ginger Hibiscus Lemonade Sorbet

Beetroot Tortellini with Pear, Rosemary and Goat Cheese

With Valentine's day just around the corner all food is either pink or red. So here's my addition to the trend! Beetroot Tortellini with Pear, Rosemary and Goat Cheese Ingredients: Beetroot pasta 1 ¼ cup flour 1 tsp salt 2 eggs 2-4 tsp beet juice* Pasta filling: 300g goat cheese ¼ cup milk 1 tbsp pear … Continue reading Beetroot Tortellini with Pear, Rosemary and Goat Cheese