Ghee 

Ghee is considered liquid gold in Ayurvedic philosophy and for good reason!  It’s claimed to improve intelligence, vision, voice, liver, kidneys and brain, good for memory and excellent for digestion. My Ayurvedic texts also hail ghee as the only nutritive that’s transports nutrients through all 7 tissue layers to deeply nourish the body. It also…

Homemade Toothpaste 

Motivation for this recipe came  from the realisation that there are 23,401,892 people in Australia of whom most presumably use store bought toothpaste in plastic tubes.  Let’s guess that each household on average of 3-4 people use one tube every 2 weeks.  That’s 173,842,626 non recyclable plastic tubes becoming landfill each year!!  Out of shame…

Minty Green “Nice-Cream”

A quick and simple recipe for a healthy ice cream made in 3 minutes.  This bright green dessert is actually healthy, with spirulina, soaked chia and banana.  I was surprised how well this turned out as it was a “whatever’s-lying-around” inspired creation…  Delicious as it is, or you can turn it into a choc mint…

Chicken Liver Pâté 

Here’s a delicious, quick and unbelievably simple way to boost your brain health.  I don’t eat much meat. Simply due to the fact my body feels so much lighter and energised when I incorporate it only on demand. But I am mindful of my iron  intake as I am prone to low levels. Eating small…

Smokey BBQ Sauce

BBQ Sauce!! A classic condiment that lends itself to all manner of BBQ’d delights – but store bought sauces are often laden with crap like high-fructose corn syrup, other refined sugars and preservatives that keep them legally sitting on restaurant tables for weeks (gross!).  This recipe was inspired by a bottle of fancy, expensive organic…

Beetroot Avocado Dip

An easy, delicious way to get a lot of beets into you! Why? Because they are a good source of iron, folate a tonne of antioxidants and there is even some evidence they boost exercise performance, (Read more here) and make your pee bright red!  The avocado in this recipe adds a creamy texture and the…

Lazy Granola 

This granola barely requires lifting a finger. Just adapt to whatever you have in your pantry that you think would work – no leaving the house for ingredients!!  This version is gluten free, full of delicious fats and nutrient rich seeds and nuts. And takes about 20 minutes start to finish! Palaeolithic friends just omit…

Salted Caramel “Top Deck” 

Something sweet for your Sunday! A healthy(er) treat combining dark and salted caramel chocolate.   What you need: Dark Chocolate: 1/2 cup cacao butter 1/4cup coconut oil  1/2 cup raw cacao 1/4 cup coconut nectar (or maple or honey) Caramel Chocolate:  1/4 cup cacao butter 1/4 cup coconut oil 150g raw cashews  1/2 teaspoon Himalayan…

Illegal Raw Brownies

No, not that type of brownie!  – but sadly in Australia, the highly nutritious, sustainable, versatile and non-psychoactive cousin of Cannabis Sativa, Hemp – is deemed illegal to consume.  You can still purchase hemp products disguised as a myriad of different “cosmetic use only” products such as body oils and scrubs. They usually come with…

Sweet Potato Brownies

I don’t know why I didn’t try this sooner..  I guess I thought there are some things in life you shouldn’t f*#k with – and a delicious, dense chocolate brownie recipe is one of them.  But alas, I was wrong! Substituting refined flour and sugar for sweet potato, good quality protein powder and raw honey…

Peanut Butter Fudge 

In attempting to consume more coconut oil as part of my daily nutrition, I’ve put together this very easy recipe which makes it a simple and delicious task!  Why coconut oil? Ive been a lover of (good) fats for a long time for which I’ve written about previously and for good reason.  Coconut oil is a powerhouse…

Snickers Protein Slice

A healthier way to celebrate the magical trinity of chocolate, peanuts and caramel!!  Loaded with good fats and quality proteins, this is a tasty, slow-release high energy snack that is actually doing your body a favour having indulged ☺️ What you need:  140g good quality protein powder (I use Prana Caramel for the flavour but…