Browsing Tag

whole foods

YUMMY CREME EGGS – VEGAN

April 16, 2017
Happy Easter! 
.
I dedicate this recipe to all the yummy mummies (and daddies!) who've emailed me asking for a 'clean, vegan version of a cadbury crème egg'
.
Aside from the fact there's ZERO fake additives, preservatives, colours and flavours, my crème eggs are filled with healthy fats, antioxidants and an awesome inflammation-fighting ingredient called 'curcumin' 
.
HEALTHY CREME EGGS
.
You Need:
.
✨6 tbs melted coconut butter, halved into 2 small dishes
.
✨1/4 turmeric powder
.
✨1/4 tsp natural sweetener of choice (I used @absolute_organic brown rice syrup)
.
✨1/4 tsp pure vanilla extract
.
✨1 x 100g chocolate bar - I used a mix of @origin & @loving_earth
.
You Do:
.
✨Crack chocolate into a tempered glass bowl on top of a small saucepan filled with water over a low-medium heat. Stir until it melts, then turn the stove off - chocolate will stay nice and runny.
.
✨Grab silicon egg moulds and a small paintbrush, paint the inside of moulds with melted chocolate. Place in freezer to set. Do this 3-4 times to build a nice, thick choc eggshell.
.
✨When last coat of chocolate is completed, create coconut butter in a high-speed blender OR melt by placing the jar of it into a small bowl of boiling water - coconut butter must be runny.
.
✨Divide into two small bowls and add turmeric + vanilla extract to one of the bowls, mix well. Leave to harden while you add 1/4 tsp of natural sweetener to the other bowl of coco butter, mix well.
.
✨Take choc coated molds and fill 1/3 of each egg with the white coconut mixture. With your hands, gather a small amount of yellow coconut mixture and roll into a sausage-like shape, place into each white mixture (you're creating the 'yolk' of the egg, so you know what to do!). Leave a small gap at the top, enough to place melted chocolate in to seal eggs.
.
✨Once eggs are filled, place in the freezer to set. Remove and fill remaining gaps with chocolate OR pop all from their molds, take your paintbrush and dip it into melted chocolate to paint seams of each egg - 'glue’ the two halves together. Hold and paint around seal again with more melted chocolate. Place carefully back into the freezer - ready in about 20-30 mins!

Happy Easter! 🐣

I dedicate this recipe to all the yummy mummies (and daddies!) who’ve emailed me asking for a ‘clean, vegan version of a cadbury crème egg. Aside from the fact there’s ZERO fake additives, preservatives, colours and flavours, my crème eggs are filled with healthy fats, antioxidants and an awesome inflammation-fighting ingredient called ‘curcumin Continue Reading…

Nutrition

Radical Radicchio

July 12, 2016
chef shine
I am LOVING the fresh, seasonal produce here in France…it’s the only place I venture out to buy food daily from the locals because I can thanks to the passion and commitment of the locals to produce organic foods (the man I’m buying from today sings to his food to help it grow🌱💫🌱) . Today I’m taking these little (radicchio) babies home to create a very simple, delish dish I love, love, LOVE to pair with lunch or dinner, called ‘Sweet Sauteed Radicchio Salad’👌🏻

Continue Reading…

Nutrition, Recipes

Easy Make-At-Home Coconut Yoghurt

July 8, 2016
chef shine

Here’s the first look at my very own coconut yoghurt – no nasties added, JUST coconut milk and kefir… 🌟 SO much cheaper (and yummier!) than the store-bought stuff and not too hard to make (I promise!). Here’s how I did it, why not give it a go?! Continue Reading…

Chef in the City

Friday Night Dinner

August 13, 2015
danielle shine chef shine natural foods chef

Capturing this magical moment in time to document the beginning of our Friday Night Dinner Discussions. Every Friday night, the Natural Gourmet Institute throws opens the doors to the public. Each Friday night, culinary students like myself plan and cook a delicious vegan inspired menu to show off their skills to paying customers. It is such a thrill.

Very soon, come Friday September 25, it will be my turn, along with my classmates, to show what we’ve learnt, what we can do. The picture above signifies the beginning of a LOT of hard work. We’re all very excited to tap into our creative, culinary abilities… If you’re here New York, please feel free to join us, as we’d love to feed you :) Keep an eye out for further details, including our full menu, coming soon here.

Danielle x