Recipe: Healthier No-Bake Millionaire Shortbread

Originally known as the ‘caramel slice’, complete with condensed milk, sugar and butter, the ‘millionaire shortbread’ is one of those sweet treats that is definitely a favourite in our house, although ours has some very different ingredients. You can find a few healthier millionaire shortbread items in the supermarket in the ‘free from’ section, but if you’reContinue reading “Recipe: Healthier No-Bake Millionaire Shortbread”

Decadent Dark Chocolate & Hazelnut Cake (Dairy and Gluten Free, With Avocado Frosting!)

Chocolate and hazelnuts are a dream combination, and even better when they’re combined in a (healthier) triple-layer cake! Using gluten free flour as the base and avocado for the filling and icing, this delicious and decadent cake is definitely worthy of serving at any celebration. With far less sugar than shop bought cakes, and beingContinue reading “Decadent Dark Chocolate & Hazelnut Cake (Dairy and Gluten Free, With Avocado Frosting!)”

Butter Bean, Banana & Beetroot Brownies

When it comes to making healthier flourless muffins, cakes and brownies, getting the right consistency can be difficult… When it works however, there’s cause for celebration, as the result is something that cooks well, tastes delicious, and is 100% good for you! Butter beans are high in potassium, magnesium and plant-based protein, making them anContinue reading “Butter Bean, Banana & Beetroot Brownies”

Chai & Chocolate Energy Balls

Full of fibre, antioxidants, plant based protein, warming and digestion-boosting spices, and slow-release carbohydrates, these delicious energy balls are beneficial for the Ayurvedic Vata dosha (referring to someone who mostly feels cold, fragile, with dry skin and aching joints, but also during the Vata season of Autumn). They’re easy to make and seem to goContinue reading “Chai & Chocolate Energy Balls”

Plant Based Beetroot Chocolate Muffins

Seasonal and completely satisfying, these chocolatey, gooey muffins are made with healthy ingredients and are SO easy to make. Suitable for most diets – including gluten free if you swap the spelt flour for gluten free flour – and entirely plant based. Beetroots are full of iron, potassium, fiber and vitamin C – they’re alsoContinue reading “Plant Based Beetroot Chocolate Muffins”

Chocolate Miso Mousse

If you haven’t yet tried pairing the umami saltiness of miso paste with chocolate, you’re in for a treat. The fermented bean often used in Asian cooking adds a flavour to cacao or dark chocolate that creates an almost salted caramel – like flavour. Coupled with the fact that miso is of course entirely moreContinue reading “Chocolate Miso Mousse”

Banana, Beetroot & Cocoa Dessert

This dessert is perfect for when your muscles have been working extra hard and require a nutrient boost. Full of magnesium, potassium, nitric oxide, protein and antioxidants, this little pud is a pot of genuine superfood goodness. As a bonus, there are also lots of mood and energy-enhancing ingredients here too to keep you going.Continue reading “Banana, Beetroot & Cocoa Dessert”

Vegan Fat Bars

To balance mood and hunger levels, good quality healthy fats are essential, especially when it comes to hormones or women’s overall health. After the ‘low fat’ craze of the 1980s and ‘90s, much of the ‘healthy’ food in supermarkets is still marked as low fat, but it turns out this low fat food is actuallyContinue reading “Vegan Fat Bars”

Plant Powered Antioxidant Pudding

‘Antioxidant’ it a word that gets thrown around a lot. We’re told antioxidants are good for us, but what do they actually do? To put it simply, antioxidants slow the process of ageing, which means the body and mind stay in good condition for longer, and it’s easier for toxins to be released from theContinue reading “Plant Powered Antioxidant Pudding”

Pink & Powerful Valentine Desserts

This recipe is full of antioxidants, circulation-boosting compounds and fibre, not to mention plenty of nitric oxide (google the benefits of it and you’ll find out just why this particular element might be a go-to on valentines day….) Simple to make and super healthy, you could really make it any day of the year toContinue reading “Pink & Powerful Valentine Desserts”