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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.

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; [...]

Mood Enhancing Fudgy Chocolate Eggs with Organic Reishi

By |2020-04-09T15:39:21+02:00April 9th, 2020|Recipes|

Mood Enhancing Fudgy Chocolate Eggs with Organic Reishi It can’t all be about boosting our immune systems, right? How about we bust out the chocolaty smiles with mood enhancing fudgy chocolate eggs with organic reishi? They’re made with ingredients which naturally lift the spirits and energy levels… and which in turn, boosts the immune [...]

Reishi Gets Red Carpet Treatment for Immune Boosting Health Benefits

By |2020-04-02T16:03:16+02:00April 2nd, 2020|Immunity, Recipes|

Reishi Gets Red Carpet Treatment for Immune Boosting Health Benefits Our immune systems are basking in all the attention. Suddenly they get to hang out on the red carpet with the friends who make them feel great. Like reishi with its beta-glucans. I keep imagining the insides of our bodies as a bustling metropole, with [...]

Sugar-Free Pink & White Coconut Ice

By |2020-03-12T10:20:45+02:00March 11th, 2020|Recipes|

Sugar-Free Pink & White Coconut Ice Old cravings die hard. While we strive for the elusive thing called ‘health’, our awareness grows, our food choices change, and we let things we previously enjoyed go, sometimes with sticky-outie bottom lips. My making a batch of Sugar-Free Pink & White Coconut Ice was in response to my [...]

Sugar-Free Jelly Treats (for the Kids, and Grown-Ups, Too)

By |2020-03-12T10:21:32+02:00March 11th, 2020|Recipes|

Sugar-Free Jelly Treats (for the Kids, and Grown-Ups, Too) I played with agar agar! Sure, I understood in theory that it was an ingredient with health benefits with which to make jelly, but until I had made these sugar-free jelly treats (for the kids, and grown-ups, too), I found it a bit of a tangle [...]

Gluten-Free Baked Butternut Falafels with Pea Protein

By |2020-03-12T10:22:39+02:00February 8th, 2020|General health, Recipes|

They’re the kind of food I’ve always thought tastes better when bought. Which is difficult for me, because I’m totally nuts and seem to want to make everything myself and from scratch. It was a pleasant surprise trying these gluten-free baked butternut falafels with pea protein (for healthy heart, hair and nails) to find they [...]

Pretty Caramel Protein Balls with Maca and CBD Oil

By |2019-12-19T09:32:56+02:00December 17th, 2019|General health, Recipes|

When you need calming, but you also need energy (and you’re a little hungry)… Pretty pink caramel protein balls (with maca and CBD oil) to the rescue! Not the regular shaped rescue, to be sure. But an enjoyable escape from the norm, and easy to pop in your mouth when you need a delicious and [...]

Gut-Healthy Naturally Fermented Sauerkraut

By |2019-12-04T10:38:12+02:00November 27th, 2019|General health|

Naturally fermented sauerkraut may surprise you, since it is likely easier thank you think. Try your hand at it. Snack on it from the fridge, hide it in smoothies, or serve it with everything. There are two bonuses to making your own gut-healthy naturally fermented sauerkraut: you can skip ‘arms’ at the gym that week, [...]

Why Superfoods ?

By |2019-11-26T11:00:09+02:00November 19th, 2019|Anti-ageing, Family, General health, Nutrition, Wellness|

What is the point of spending money on superfoods? Is it necessary and are the health benefits really all that great? Yes, it sometimes feels crazy buying powdered food to add to our fresh food. It’s understandable to ask ‘Why Superfoods?’ and wonder whether the promised health benefits are really having an effect. [...]