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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.

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. [...]

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 [...]