Second Chakra Soup (roasted carrot, pumpkin and chickpea)

This is a soup that will get both your creative and digestive juices flowing! Packed with orange coloured foods that provide an abundance of antioxidants, vitamins, fiber and phytonutrients in that are good for your skin, eyes and heart.  For the Chakra-conscious, this is a vital recipe for the second chakra (Swadhisthana) where it is…

Raw Chocolate Tarts 

An unbelievably simple and delicious way to balance your essential fatty acid intake and create an amazing little treat.  This recipe took me about 12 minutes to prepare using pantry staples and fresh, creamy avocados which produced a texture better than any chocolate mousse I’ve made!! ūü•Ď  Using avocados, flax seed oil and walnuts you…

Peanut Protein Cookies

It took longer to write this post than it did to prepare and bake these babies. A high protein, nutrient dense cookie packed with good fats and fibre.    What you need: 10 medjool dates, pitted 1 cup peanut butter 2 scoops high quality protein powder 2 tablespoon ground flaxseed Pinch cinnamon  3 tablespoon coconut…

Brussels, Broccoli and Cauli Soup

Sometimes I cook for pleasure, out of inspiration or curiosity. Today I cooked out of necessity –  the need for a quick and easy vitamin hit that will help balance my hormones and give my immunity a boost.  Have been having some intense migraines which press pause on the appetite, but listening to my body…

Activated Tamari Almonds 

Soaked nuts are easier to digest and allow us to absorb the many nutrients that are otherwise unavailable.  Our ancestors have been soaking nuts and seeds for thousands of years knowing that it is necessary for our bodies to properly metabolise all the nutrition  they can offer us. It’s an easy process and worth the preparation, especially…

Feel-good Fats Chocolate Fudge 

This recipe is inspired by the lovely paleo chef Mary Shenouda and her Phat Fudge creation. While I had been enjoying my morning “bulletproof” coffees, caffeine and I are on a break in our relationship, but I’ve found popping a piece of this delicious high fat, nutrient dense Fudge gives me a similar boost of energy in…

Flourless Berry-Chocolate Cakes

A healthier take on flourless chocolate cake. Loaded with good fats, rich cacao and specked with tart berries. What you need: 4 organic FR eggs 75g fair trade organic dark chocolate 100g organic grass fed butter 3 tablespoon raw cacao 150g almond meal Pinch cinnamon 1/4 cup raw honey 1/2 cup organic mixed berry  What…

Sauerkraut

For most of us, we probably aren’t aware that out guts need a bit of healing in order to absorb all the nutrients from the food we eat. Poor gut health can be caused by stress, inflammatory substances like sugar, pasteurised ¬†milk and refined or processed foods, bad eating habits (eating just before bed, eating…

Buckwheat Chia Bread

There is nothing better than creating a delicious, highly nutritious bread that: *Takes less than 10 minutes to throw together Lasts days in the fridge and tastes better with time Can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner in as many sweet or savoury food creations as you can imagine Yep, this is a keeper….

Zucchini Frittata 

Frittatas can be hit or miss in my opinion. Such a healthy meal and a simple way to prepare eggs, but frittatas need to be flavoured generously and creatively to breathe life into otherwise boring old milk and eggs. This recipe uses loads of fresh and dried herbs and seeds to add flavour and texture…

Eating big, Eating little. 

In Ayurvedic philosophy, it is nearly as important when you eat, as it is what you eat. Our digestive fire, or Agni is our bodies capacity in which we break down food and absorb nutrients. Think of your Agni like a daily fire.. In the morning it needs to be awakened with a little fuel…