dessert

Candied orange peel

June

The Slowpoke: CANDIED ORANGE PEEL / Photo by Jess Kneebone With citrus season upon us, turn your leftover rind into sweet morsels with a simple candied peel recipe. Citrus rind is packed full of flavour, and often used in both savoury and sweet dishes. However the juice of the fruit often trumps the zesty nature of the peel, and you’ll see the rind go to waste.
Candied orange peel
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HALVA

May

The Slowpoke: HALVA Good homemade food is always full of satisfaction and nourishment. But when it also comes attached with memory, sentimentality or family history it takes on a whole new glorious meaning.
HALVA
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INTERVIEW: RAW CHOCOLATE

January

The Slowpoke: RAW CHOCOLATE It’s a pretty well-pondered dream to spend your days making chocolate… and it seems fitting to kick off our first post of a brand new year with one cacao-lover who took that dream and turned it into her own reality. Casey Pringle, founder of RAW Chocolate, mixes up rich concoctions of raw, nutritious chocolate goodness that are very hard to say no to. Free of dairy and refined sugar, the guilt-free treats are made of just three organic
INTERVIEW: RAW CHOCOLATE
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BANANA SPLIT (A BETTER KIND)

December

The Slowpoke: BANANA SPLIT Cancel any plans you had for this evening – this right here is all you need. It may look like a regular (and awesome) banana split, but the ingredients tell another story. This recipe hails from new cookbook The Happy Cookbook by Lola Berry, out early next year, and is as guilt-free as a decadent caramel, banana, chocolate and vanilla cream dessert gets. “Seriously, this is the business when it comes to the perfect healthy dessert – and
BANANA SPLIT (A BETTER KIND)
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CHOCOLATE + NUT BANANAS

September

theslowpoke_chocolatenutbananas1 It’s simple but it’s a goodie. These tasty frozen chocolate and almond-coated bananas are perfectly simple to whip up, are dairy-free yet as creamy as ice cream once frozen, and aside from a cheeky bit of dark chocolate, are a pretty healthy treat. Feel free to multiply the ingredient amounts depending on the number of people in your household – they won’t last too long! And though we’ve used almonds here, use whatever nuts you like – hazelnuts,
CHOCOLATE + NUT BANANAS
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