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 isn’t 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…

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!! 🥑  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…