I have a beautiful little Fujifilm X100s which I love to keep with me most places I go. It's the perfect size for it. Often I'll explore neighbourhoods, finding inspiration and beauty in the every day. It's always around us, just waiting for someone to witness it's charm. 






This afternoon, after a delicious and social lunch with new friends, I donned my cotton apron and baked up a storm. Clearly I like to be prepared for breakfasts during the week so  I created these healthy grab and go's using blender blitzed oats and home made soy milk!

The lovingly home made soy milk was gifted to me from a family member and I could not wait to make something wholesome with it! It's been made with soybeans of course, (hello  protein), black sesame (magnesium for that happy brain!) and honey to sweeten.

The end result; a magnesium and protein packed breakfast full of fibre. Best way to start the day I'd say!


2 and 1/3 cup oat flour (I blitzed my oats in the blender)
3 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/3 cup desiccated coconut
1 cup brewed soy chai
1 egg beaten lightly
1/2 squeezed lemon
1/2 cup roughly chopped walnuts
1/3 cup chopped pitted dates
2 tbs melted coconut oil
2 tbs honey

Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius
Mix the dry ingredients together, then add the wet ingredients and fold together.
Spoon mixture into lined muffin or patty tin and bake for around 25 mins or until slightly browned on top and kitchen begins to smell delicious!

The best place to be on a cold winters day in Melbourne? In front of the oven of course! (and then behind the camera!)
This morning, after raiding the pantries dwindling essentials, I put together a healthy granola in preparation for the week ahead.

This is certainly something to look forward to. Served with almond milk or sprinkled over your fav yoghurt, it's a great dose of magnesium (for a happy brain), and antioxidants. I'm thinking this would make a pretty awesome topping for a berry bake later on too!


1 cup raw oats
1 cup desiccated coconut
1/4 cup smashed walnuts
1/4 cup chia seeds
2 tbs raw cacao powder
1 tbs raw maca powder
1 tbs cinnamon
1 tbs mixed spice
2 tbs melted coconut oil
1 tbs honey

Preheat oven to 180 celsius.
Mix the dry ingredients together. Melt the coconut oil and honey together, then mix into the dry ingredients.
Spread evenly onto a lined baking tray and bake for around 10 minutes. Ensure you stir the granola at around the 5 minute mark for an even crunch without burn.

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