Raw Choc Orange Cheesecake

Choc Orange Cheesecake

I made this Raw Choc Orange Cheesecake originally for my Mums 60th last July, but in true #mummybrain style I was too disorganized (and rather disheveled) to get any pictures of the Beautiful square chocolate and orange slab covered in raw brownie bliss balls, drizzled with dark chocolate and fresh orange segmentsdevo.

So it’s taken me this long to publish the recipe despite being hounded (lovingly hounded) to make it again and take some pics, because I mean seriously, who wants to try making something themselves when there is no pretty pic to inspire them?!

While the texture is worlds apart from that of Jaffas, I couldn’t help but be instantly transported back in time to a ten year old sitting in a movie cinema (probably watching TMNT!) when I taste tested this dessert….

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One Arse Two Horses

Raw Peppermint Slice 800

I heard a really great saying recently…

“You only have one arse, don’t try to ride two horses”.

Is this appropriate to your life right now? It is so fricken appropriate to mine.

Over the last few months I’ve had my finger in too many pies, too many balls up in the air, and to be honest I knew I should pick one or two (or three or four) to let drop…but part of me didn’t want to. It made me feel like I had ‘recovered’, that I was now ‘capable’ of taking on the multi-layered life that I thrived on pre-children.

I was always studying, working, training, and at one stage in my final semester (the bloody hardest) in my Nutrition degree I also completed my Massage Qualifications which was on campus 30kms away from my uni campus and I was doing prac at both! Annnnnd I was working part time!

And yet right now, now that I have finally sat my arse firmly on one horse I have never felt so ambitious in my life, never felt so inspired and moved to action, and absolutely never felt so damn calm about the chaos…

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