• Vietnamese Coconut Banana Ice Cream Bars

    Vietnamese Coconut and Banana Ice Cream Bars – Kem Chuối (Grain Free, Paleo, Dairy Free, Vegan)

    May Ly

    This Vietnamese Coconut and Banana Ice Cream Bars recipe is a modern twist to the traditional Vietnamese Kem Chuối dessert made with a flattened ripe sugar banana, smothered in sweetened coconut milk and sprinkled with toasted peanuts, then frozen. I grew up with this simple dessert and thought it was about time I made my own healthier version with toasted almonds and sweetened with some maple syrup instead of the refined sugar loaded version. OMG I think this tastes better than the original! Vietnamese Coconut Banana Ice Cream Bars This recipe a great way to use up over ripe bananas,…

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  • Vietnamese Pickled Carrots (Đồ Chua) – Naturally Fermented

    May Ly

    Growing up in my mum’s house there were always jars of pickled carrot, daikon radish, cauliflower, lemons and cumquats sitting around. My mum used sugar, salt and allowed them to sit and create their own brine. I absolutely loved the sweet and sour crunch the vegetables added to all our dishes.…

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  • Benefits Of Juicing – What Juicer To Buy And Juicing Recipes

    May Ly

    It’s taken me a long while to start juicing for various reasons, but since my health went downhill a few months ago I had to try something new, so many people I knew were juicing and raving about it. I finally unpacked my juicer after 6 months in the box…

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  • Paleo Vegan – Why another label and how does it work?

    May Ly

    Paleo Vegan. Why another label? and isn’t it a total contradiction? While I prefer just stating that I’m on a ‘real food diet’, when I mention the word paleo I get a lot of responses like ‘oh, you eat a lot of meat’. Unfortunately it’s an incorrect assumption that all…

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  • Summer Rice Paper Rolls with Mango Coriander Dip

    May Ly

    It’s hot all year round here and sometimes I just feel like a light refreshing lunch. I made these summer rice paper rolls with mango coriander dip and they were just that – light, fresh and tasty. We ended up with them for dinner as well. I grew up with…

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  • Quick Pink Apple Slaw

    May Ly

    I love all types of slaws, quick and easy to put together without too many ingredients. This is a refreshing version without the usual creamy dressing. Shredded apples give this crunchy slaw a lovely sweetness and the purple cabbage turns it all into a pretty pink. This slaw would go well…

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