About Candice Douglas

Candice, creative gal, mom to a toddler, and owner of The Social Post, plays with her food for a living. She started this leg of her life’s adventures working as Marketing Contessa at Pesto Princess, and today (nine years later) continues to work exclusively with brands who have values which augment her own, helping them delight their customers with creative marketing content. In short, she gets to work with some great products to support lovely brands in order to make a positive difference to their audience. She is a photographer, writer, food stylist, recipe developer, and copy editor. She’s curious to ‘meet’ you and hopes she gets to share a little kitchen adventure with you online.

Matcha Smoothie vs Matcha Latte; two tasty recipes

By |2021-04-30T16:37:58+02:00April 30th, 2021|Recipes|

MATCHA SMOOTHIE VS MATCHA LATTE – dairy & sugar free As a coffee addict, I find it tough to enjoy something that’s not coffee at ‘coffee time’. Except matcha. There’s something about the flavour that I can’t quite get enough of. For me, in the matcha smoothie vs matcha latte contest, they both win. Because [...]

Healthy Vegan Caramel

By |2021-04-29T11:00:52+02:00April 21st, 2021|Recipes|

HEALTHY VEGAN CARAMEL No one will believe you, but you’re welcome to try telling them this stuff is good for you. “Healthy Vegan Caramel?” they’ll say, as they taste it. “Yeah, right.” But it is. And it’s versatile. And oh-so-easy to make. Silly-easy. Just melt it together and eat! Or drizzle. Over oats, flapjacks or [...]

Dark Orange Chocolate Quinoa Crisps

By |2021-03-24T16:06:06+02:00March 24th, 2021|Recipes|

DARK ORANGE CHOCOLATE QUINOA CRISPS | DAIRY, SUGAR & GLUTEN FREE These make great mid-morning snacks, coffee companions, and dinner guests treats. And, despite the lengthy name, making a batch of dark orange chocolate quinoa crisps is quite simple, and they last very well in the fridge. Of course, you might like to tell those [...]

Blueberry & Beetroot Super Smoothie

By |2021-01-27T18:35:57+02:00January 27th, 2021|Recipes|

BLUEBERRY & BEETROOT SUPER SMOOTHIE | DAIRY, SUGAR AND WHEAT FREE If getting the veggies in is proving difficult – for your children, or perhaps for yourself – here’s a smoothie that helps with both the greens and the purples. Because, guess what is hidden inside this Blueberry & Beetroot Super Smoothie? Well, yes; okay. [...]

Apple & Blueberry Crumble

By |2020-12-19T14:01:20+02:00December 17th, 2020|Recipes|

APPLE & BLUEBERRY CRUMBLE | DAIRY, SUGAR AND GLUTEN FREE Making gluten-free stuff is tough. Have you noticed? Especially when you actually want the gluten-filled food of your childhood memories. The things that were easy to bake and always turned out right. Right? Enter this particular Apple & Blueberry Crumble. Hurrah! *queue the crowd-cheering sounds* [...]

Creamy Rooibos, Cinnamon & Maca Ice Cream

By |2020-12-03T20:04:23+02:00December 2nd, 2020|Recipes|

Creamy Rooibos, Cinnamon & Maca Ice Cream Oh, yum. Ice cream that tastes guilty but gives you a grin. It has good fats, superfoods and no dairy. Bonus: using the Drasanvi Birch Sugar your insulin levels don’t do flick flacks. If you’re excited by the sound of creamy rooibos, cinnamon & maca ice cream, I [...]

Chewy Sugar-Free Almond Cookies

By |2020-10-28T09:41:31+02:00October 22nd, 2020|Recipes|

Chewy Sugar-Free Almond Cookies These were meant to be crisp. But try and try as I might, they just didn’t wanna. And then I realised I had been devouring the ‘mistakes’ with delight. They were delicious, with just the right amount of chewy. Perhaps they were always meant to be Chewy Sugar-Free Almond Cookies. Silly [...]

Pistachio Date Balls with Superfoods

By |2020-09-30T10:44:06+02:00September 30th, 2020|Recipes|

Pistachio Date Balls Loaded with Superfoods No more date balls, I said; they’re messy to make! So why then, these Pistachio Date Balls with superfoods? Ha. A mom can change her mind, can’t she? Especially when she’s worked out how to keep her hands (mostly) clean… Previously I’ve rolled a batch of date balls and [...]

Carrot, Apple & Cranberry Vegan & Gluten-Free Muffins

By |2020-08-25T14:22:42+02:00August 25th, 2020|Recipes|

Carrot, Apple & Cranberry Vegan & Gluten-Free Muffins Vegan and gluten-free muffins are tricky if – like many of us – you grew up in a just-add-milk-and-eggs-to-flour kind of world. Choosing a different food path for yourself is not an easy walk. Especially when, along the way, you encounter unpronounceable ingredients, expensive kitchen flops, and [...]

Vegan Bunny Chow in Sourdough – sugar-free, dairy-free, vegan

By |2020-07-30T14:29:23+02:00July 29th, 2020|Recipes|

Vegan Bunny Chow in Sourdough sugar-free | dairy-free | vegan A vegan bunny chow in sourdough? I say, can one be more hippie? Or is it hipster? I forget. I’m not one for labels, but I am one for delightful food which can be translated to cater for different tastes and food preferences, especially if [...]

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