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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.

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 [...]

CHOCOLATE COATED ICE CREAM BARS – sugar-free, dairy-free, vegan

By |2020-06-17T11:18:14+02:00June 15th, 2020|Recipes|

FATHER’S DAY CHOCOLATE COATED ICE CREAM BARS - sugar-free, dairy-free, vegan Aah, I love an excuse to make splendid desserts and blame it on a day of the year. May gave us Mother’s Day and a reason to splurge on a chocolate tart *dreamy sigh* and June gives us Father’s Day and a reason to [...]

NO BAKE CHOCOLATE TART – sugar-free, gluten-free, vegan

By |2020-05-19T16:07:54+02:00May 7th, 2020|Recipes|

NO BAKE CHOCOLATE TART - sugar-free, gluten-free, vegan Cravings for chocolate don’t subside with me. They are always there. Is it psychological, or a nutrient-need? Probably both. But while the craving grips me and awesome local brands are keeping raw cacao on the shelves, I will keep making chocolate everything. This time I made a [...]

Sugar-Free Chocolate Brownies with Sweet Potato | Healthy Treats

By |2020-04-14T12:01:41+02:00April 14th, 2020|Recipes|

Sugar-Free Chocolate Brownies with Sweet Potato & Butternut I don’t know about you, but I quite like having dessert for breakfast. Dessert that makes my body and mind feel good because of the lovely nutrients hidden inside. I recently adapted my Sugar-Free Chocolate Brownies recipe to include butternut as well as sweet potato. That’s right; [...]

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