Vegan Chocolate Mint Cupcakes with Chocolate Peppermint Frosting

These little cupcakes (or muffins) are a regular every time Christmas comes around. I developed the recipes last year for a client and it was such a hit with my

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Lentil and Rice Stuffed Butternut Pumpkin

Being plant-based at Christmas is always a little difficult. In Australia, all the work Christmas parties are filled with ham and prawns. When I used to work in dental, the

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Vegan Sheet-Pan Gingerbread Pancakes

I have seen a few different sheet pan pancake recipes around and I really wanted to try them because I do not love the idea of slaving away on the

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Vegan Bean and Potato Pizza with Spelt Crust

Home-made pizza is such an easy go-to meal in our home, however, it struck me that most typical vegan and vegetarian pizza combos are pretty low in protein. Most contain

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Four Ingredient Chocolate Pots

The inspiration for this recipe comes from a very long time ago when I was studying for my first degree at uni. My friends and I would take the tram

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Vegan Pumpkin Choc Chip Cookies (Gluten-free)

After visiting a friend’s house with a very large backyard garden,  I was gifted two large pumpkins from their garden and I thought I would put them to best use

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Vegan Pumpkin Cinnamon Scrolls

I feel much more confident with raw no-bake desserts. I always struggle as I avoid refined flours in baking and so I find that I can not get the same

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The Benefits of Dark Chocolate for Women’s Hormones

It is hard to find a woman that does not enjoy chocolate. Some women fear their chocolate cravings each month due to the added sugars but dark chocolate (at least

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Two Ingredient Flaxseed Rosemary Crackers

A long time ago a saw a recipe on youtube for these 1 ingredients flaxseed crackers. They seemed so interesting to me but I never got around to trying them

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Vegan Blueberry Choc Chip Flaxseed Muffins

I have recently written a blog post all about the benefits of flaxseeds for women’s hormones which you can find here: https://hazelandcacao.com/the-benefits-of-flaxseeds-for-hormone-balance/. I have created a series of recipes using flaxseeds

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3 Ingredient Flax Banana Bars

I am sharing a few flax seed recipes to go along with a flax seed series I am doing on Instagram. I have to say that flax seeds have been

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The Benefits of Flaxseeds for Hormone Balance

Flaxseeds or linseeds (they are pretty much the same thing) are one of the most well-known foods for promoting hormone balance, especially estrogen balance. Flaxseeds contain an impressive array of

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How Caffeine and Coffee Affects Women’s Hormones

Coffee and caffeine have both positive and negative health effects. Outside of the known effects of increased energy and mental clarity coffee can be a rich source of antioxidants and

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Vegan Nectarine Tofu Custard Yogurt Pots

I struggled to know what to call this recipe. It’s not really a custard and it’s not really a yogurt either. It doesn’t have any added probiotics so I can’t

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Banana Peanut Butter Oat Bars

There is something about the peanut butter banana and oat combination that I find so comforting. This combo is probably my most typical breakfast combination for oatmeal that I have

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Raw Vegan Strawberry Cheesecake with Chocolate Base

I made this quick vegan strawberry cheesecake for Valentine’s day and I am so glad I did because it tastes just like strawberry candy, but unlike candy which is full

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No Bake Vegan Blackberry Chocolate Tart

Recently I visited a Chinese Medicine place to get some acupuncture. The practitioner looked at my tongue and told me that he is shocked that my gut health looks so

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What is Cycle Syncing?

The main difference between women of reproductive age and men is that women are cyclical beings. While it can be tempting to want to force the female body to perform

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Easy Vegan Chocolate Pecan Crumble Bars

Although I make a lot of impressive healthy desserts on my blog, actually only a few of them make it to my favourite list. I know they are favourites because

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The Benefits of Resistant Starch for Women’s Hormones and Vegan Green Banana Flour Chocolate Cake

I first discovered green banana flour many years ago when I visited a banana farm in North Queensland. The banana farmers there had made a fortune by turning their wasted

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