Gluten-free chocolate banana bread

While I don’t bake that much, this I will definitely give a try!

Gluten Free and Vanilla

For unknown reasons I go through phases of buying bananas and then they just sit there and look at me. So obviously I needed to make banana bread, but a run of the mill bread would not do, no it was time to find a great gluten-free chocolate banana bread. And I did not have too far to look; the first book I opened seemed to do the job rather brilliantly…IMG_2968 rpIngredients

  • ¾ cup almond flour
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or other oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup (250 grams) mashed banana (around 2 ripe bananas)
  • ¼ cup maple syrup or honey
  • ½ cup finely shaved or ground dark chocolate


Preheat oven to 180 degrees.

Grease a 19x9x6 cm baking pan or line the bottom and grease the sides.

Whisk the almond flour, coconut flour, baking soda and…

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Tour Soweto like a tourist

I’ve been to Vilakazi Street a few times; however, I’ve always taken for granted the history – because I’d never taken historical footsteps through the township. In comes DzeDze Travel & Tours!

3 Fun Facts about Italy

There are a few things that Kelly (awesome Topdeck tour leader) shared with us about Italy (others I researched). I’ll share the ones that stood out for me, it's really just 2.


5 of The Best European Festivals For You to Visit.

Not sure which festivals in Europe you should add to your bucket list? Michael (THE WANDERING BROSKI), lays it down for us nicely. #BucketList #ForTheLoveOfTravel

The Wandering Broski

Festivals are an awesome time, whether they be food, music or a ridiculous tradition like throwing tomatoes at each other. Here are five festivals that are worth hitting up across Europe.

1. La Tomatina – Buñol, Spain. gettyimages-178255292-e1440521189353.jpgFood Fight? Hell yes! This tomato throwing festival releases the inner child in you! This festival originated from a street brawl where tomatoes were thrown at people from a market stall and is held on the last Wednesday of August. Over 40 metric tonnes of over ripe tomatoes are used! The festival is accompanied by paella contests, fire works and great food!

2. Oktoberfest -Munich, Germany. zum-schneider-nyc-2014-oktoberfest-munich-east-river-5292.jpgBeer. Food. Friends. Actually held in September and running for 16 days this festival is world famous and the planets largest Volksfest festival meaning beer and a fun fair. 7.7 million litres of beer were served in 2013. Just do it.

3. Glastonbury – Somerset, England. 10-Acts-To-See-At-Glastonbury-2013.jpgEnglands most popular music festival. Kanye…

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Rome – where I should be living!

I think throughout the whole tour, hubsta & I were waiting for our arrival in Rome. Well, of course, we would be, we've watched "Gladiator" & "Spartacus" over & over with the goal of visiting Rome one day just to shout "ARE YOU NOT ENTERTAINED?!" at the Colosseum.


24 hours in Florence, Italy

So, what does one do in Florence when they have only a day? Here it goes! We started off with a private leather demonstration; we now know what makes Italian leather special. Included on our itinerary was a Florence walking tour which, by the way, can only be done by a local #TisTheLaw.


Switzerland – you beauty!

Now, here is one country I could grow old in, Switzerland. If you're one for efficiency, then Switzerland is for you. If you're one for the cleanest water in the world, then Switzerland is for you.