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…

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…

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….

Kitchari

This is one of those delicious comfort dishes  that nourishes your insides and leaves you with a glowing aura and a healthy gut. Kitchari is an ancient Indian Ayurvedic dish, carefully designed to balance your doshas (constitutions). Put simply, when we’re in good health, the elements    within us that combine to give us vitality…

Almond & Pepita Not-tella 

As an adult, I’ve learned to master self-control in just about every area of my life. I can successfully avoid almost every temptation that will not serve me. I’ve learned how to tame my impulsive urges, sacrificing instant pleasure for lasting bliss. But there is one chocolatey jar of evil, hazelnut divinity whose presence I…