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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.

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. [...]

Fresh Kale Salad with Basil, Fennel & Toasted Seeds | Superfood Recipes

By |2019-11-26T10:59:47+02:00November 11th, 2019|General health, General topics, Nutrition, Recipes|

Fresh Kale Salad with Basil, Fennel & Toasted Seeds Chewing on kale makes you cringe? Oh. Did you give it a massage? A fresh kale salad is linked in our minds to promises of health, but darn it, it’s tough on the teeth! I know there was a time I wondered if what [...]

Easy Hazelnut Chocolate Spread with Chlorella | Superfood Recipes

By |2019-11-26T10:59:16+02:00October 31st, 2019|General health, General topics, Nutrition, Recipes|

Truly healthful and totally delicious. Make a batch of easy hazelnut chocolate spread to feed those chocolate cravings with a satisfied smile. Hurrah! You can have your chocolate spread and eat it for breakfast. Because nutrition can sometimes taste like chocolate. Especially - as in the case of this easy hazelnut chocolate spread [...]

Crunchy Buddha Bowl with Garlic & Thyme Green ‘Yoghurt’ Sauce

By |2019-11-26T10:58:57+02:00October 15th, 2019|General health|

This is a gather-all-the-fresh-and-colourful-stuff-together-in-one-bowl kind of dish. Use the ingredients list as inspiration but play around with what's already in your fridge; you’ll shop less, waste less, and create different bowls each time. And pairing the crunch and freshness of the Buddha Bowl with the herby-ness of the Green 'Yoghurt' Sauce boosts not only the [...]

Garlic and Thyme Green “Yoghurt” dressing

By |2019-11-26T10:58:37+02:00October 14th, 2019|General health|

Green ‘Yoghurt’ – kefir, honey, and spirulina; a recipe from Mila’s Meals – is a staple ‘sweet snack’ in our house, and I thought it might translate nicely to something savoury to drizzle over the buddha bowl I was planning for our interactive food event* at Wellness Warehouse. I was pleasantly surprised (but [...]

Easy plant-based protein bites with Chlorella and Pea Protein

By |2019-10-16T16:10:26+02:00September 29th, 2019|Energy, Fitness, General health, Men's health, Nutrition, Recipes, Women's Health|

EASY PLANT-BASED PROTEIN BITES with Chlorella and Pea Protein Making sure you get the right amount of healthy protein is challenging. And when you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, everything is challenging. (Good grief. Protein? Sounds familiar… do I put it in my hair?) Stocking your fridge with large-batch simple-to-make snacks like these easy plant-based protein [...]

The Incredible Health Benefits of Teensy Greens

By |2019-11-26T10:54:00+02:00August 29th, 2019|Nutrition|

The Incredible Health Benefits of Teensy Greens Algae is not a quick fix for all your health problems. (Aaaaw.) But it is a quick-add to your diet. And these green microalgae do offer super, almost incredible health benefits, despite their teensy size. Here’s a mini comparison of the health benefits of spirulina next to those [...]

Superfood smoothie with spirulina and maca

By |2019-11-25T10:28:44+02:00August 28th, 2019|Nutrition|

BOO BOO SUPERFOOD SMOOTHIE with Spirulina and Maca I love it when food is nutrient-dense, which these days is just not normal. Here I get to share with you a smoothie that’s good for anyone, but that’s created specifically to boost a breastfeeding mother’s milk supply. Not only full of necessary nutrients, the Boo [...]