Wanderlust Great Lake Taupo 2016. Photography by Sara Greig. www.isleofflora.com

Wander in to Find Your True North

We sit blindfolded in a room of more than 100 people as shamanistic music vibrates and rattles our chests. I try to switch off and focus on my breathing, but … Continue Reading →


This peach chia pudding takes five minutes to prepare and can be made the night before so you can enjoy it for breakfast. It only requires 6 ingredients, has no added sugar, and is gluten and dairy free! Click through for recipe. www.isleofflora.com

Peach Chia Pudding – Healthy Breakfast

Chia puddings are so simple to make so they require very little work on your part. This peach chia pudding takes five minutes to prepare and can be made the … Continue Reading →


Broccoli Cauliflower salad

Broccoli Cauliflower Salad w/ Smokey Pepitas

This broccoli cauliflower salad will have you merrily eating your veggies. It combines broccoli and cauliflower with smoked paprika flavoured walnuts and pepitas (pumpkin seeds), dried cranberries, and a savoury … Continue Reading →


cathedral cake

Easy Gluten-Free Cathedral Cake

This easy to make fruit cake is a simple alternative to making a Christmas cake. It’s called a cathedral cake because in the light a thin slice looks like a stained … Continue Reading →


Berry Trifle Mess: This Trifle has meringue added to the mix and the results are out of this world. Trifle is one of the most popular Christmas desserts, and it’s not hard to see why. Layers of sponge, fruit and custard with a hint of alcohol really makes a great combination. Can be made gluten and dairy free! Click through for recipe. www.isleofflora.com

Berry Trifle Mess w/ Meringue (GF, DF)

Trifle is one of the most popular Christmas desserts, and it’s not hard to see why. Layers of sponge, fruit and custard with a hint of alcohol really makes a … Continue Reading →


Sarah Elliott Dietitian

Interview: Dietitian Sarah Elliott

Respected dietitian and co-owner of Food Savvy, Sarah Elliott is dedicated to helping people with their food and digestive issues. She talks to Sara Greig about food allergies and intolerances, … Continue Reading →


A delicious starter perfect for any special occasion. Stalks of asparagus wrapped in bacon make a delicious combination of salty and sweet. Cranberry sauce glaze gives these bad boys a special wow factor! Gluten and dairy free (make sure bacon is gluten free). Click through for recipe. www.isleofflora.com

Asparagus wrapped in bacon w/ cranberry glaze

A delicious starter perfect for any special occasion. Stalks of asparagus wrapped in bacon make a delicious combination of salty and sweet – meat and vegetables. These have been glazed … Continue Reading →


These Raw and Healthy Chocolate Truffles are packed full of goodness yet are a decadent treat. They are naturally gluten-free and dairy free. Choose from four chocolate truffle options . Package them up and give them away as gifts. Click through for recipe. www.isleofflora.com

Raw and Healthy Chocolate Truffles

It’s December and it’s finally Christmas season! To start Isle of Flora’s Christmas Recipe Series I’m sharing my tempting and perfect for sharing Raw and Healthy Chocolate Truffles. They are … Continue Reading →


Iced Green Tea and Berry Cooler: This is perfect as a afternoon refresher. Share it with friends and family while you relax and take your "tea time out". Double this recipe to make a small jug, which will serve 4 people. Click through for recipe. www.isleofflora.com

Iced Green Tea and Berry Cooler

Over the last few months I have started to drink a lot of green tea. I buy decaffeinated so that I can sleep at night, but can still benefit from … Continue Reading →


Two minute sticky date pudding in a mug: A quick dessert that is cooked in two minutes! This sticky date pudding in a mug ticks all the boxes, it's naturally sweet, filling and gluten and dairy free. It is even self saucing! Click through for recipe. www.isleofflora.com

Two Minute Sticky Date Pudding in a Mug

A quick dessert that’s cooked in two minutes! This sticky date pudding in a mug ticks all the boxes, it’s naturally sweet, filling and gluten and dairy free. It’s even … Continue Reading →


Perfect for when you are craving a sweet wholesome breakfast. These quick blueberry banana pancakes are your healthy go to. These fluffy pancakes are quick to whiz up, and are nutritious and filling. They are naturally gluten and dairy free and can also be made nut free. Only 5 ingredients! Click through for recipe. www.isleofflora.com

Quick Blueberry Banana Pancakes

Sometimes you just crave a sweet wholesome breakfast. Well, these quick blueberry banana pancakes are your healthy go to. They are are quick to whiz up, and are nutritious and … Continue Reading →


Easy Gluten-free Salmon Sushi Roll: These make a great light lunch, snack or appetizer. Full of flavour they will leave your taste buds and tummy satisfied. They use egg instead of seaweed and are rice free so they are super easy to roll together. Naturally gluten and dairy free. Click through to get recipe. www.isleofflora.com

Easy Gluten-free Salmon Sushi Roll

This Easy Gluten-free Salmon Sushi Roll makes a great light lunch, snack or appetizer. Full of flavour they will leave your taste buds and tummy satisfied. They use egg instead … Continue Reading →


Reykjavik church tops off Iceland trip

Reykjavik Church tops off ice wonderland

Reykjavik is Iceland’s funky capital city and your gateway to experiencing a taste of the unique Icelandic culture, writes Sara Greig. With intentions of flying from England to New York, … Continue Reading →


Four ingredient ginger biscuits: It doesn't get much simpler than these four ingredient ginger biscuits / cookies. They are quick and easy to whip together and have the added bonus that they can be eaten raw or baked for a crunchy biscuit / cookie. They are naturally gluten dairy and egg free and make a great treat! Click through for recipe. www.isleofflora.com

Four Ingredient Ginger Biscuits w/ Choc Dip Option

It doesn’t get much simpler than these four ingredient ginger biscuits. They are quick and easy to whip together and have the added bonus that they can be eaten raw or … Continue Reading →


Spicy Roast Chicken

Spicy Roast Chicken w/ Potatoes & Curry Sauce

You can’t beat a good Sunday roast dinner – but you can mix things up a bit to make it a bit more interesting! Cue my Spicy Roast Chicken w/ potatoes … Continue Reading →