Keep Calm Nutritional Nut Milk

Inspired by the abundance of superfood smoothies, lattes, bars and bowls whilst away in California, this recipe is all about giving you a dose of wellbeing with some all-natural ingredients. With plenty of magnesium, anti-inflammatory molecules, plant based protein and cooling qualities, it’s a drink to sip on warm summer days, but equally suited toContinue reading “Keep Calm Nutritional Nut Milk”

Energy Ball Base Recipe

A go-to starting point if you’re looking to create healthier grab-and-go snacks, or something a little different to go with your tea and coffee. A lot of people ask me how I make these, and the truth is that although I measure the recipes you’ll find on this blog, when I’m making them on aContinue reading “Energy Ball Base Recipe”

Ayurvedic Kapha-Reducing Energy Balls

With the end of Winter and the beginning of Spring fast approaching, we find ourselves in the middle of what could be termed ‘Kapha Season’. Within the realms of Ayurveda (the ancient science of life and longevity), some of the qualities of Kapha represent heaviness, an excessive amount of mucus (possibly a little like theContinue reading “Ayurvedic Kapha-Reducing Energy Balls”

Warming Ayurvedic Autumn Elixir (V-P/K+)

Ayurveda considers Autumn to have the qualities of rough, cold, dry, changeable, erratic, and brittle. We often take on some of these qualities during Autumn and Winter too, which can wreak havoc on the body and mind. In order to counteract these qualities, we can use various tools such as food and drink, herbs, movementContinue reading “Warming Ayurvedic Autumn Elixir (V-P/K+)”

Changing Seasons Smoothie (Autumn)

When you’re not quite ready to give up your Summer smoothies, but you can’t wait for Pumpkin Spice Latte season to begin, this recipe is the perfect balance between two worlds. Full of the taste of autumn, packed with nutrients and valuable vitamins, but still smooth, satisfying and easy to drink on-the-go, this is theContinue reading “Changing Seasons Smoothie (Autumn)”

Vanilla, Coconut + Cashew Energy Balls

So, Spring is finally officially here, which often brings with it the motivation to get moving and spend some more time outside in the fresh air. If you’re planning some outdoor adventures, you’ve finally fixed your bike, you’ve unearthed those old running shoes, or you’re currently training for the London Marathon, it’s important to fuel yourContinue reading “Vanilla, Coconut + Cashew Energy Balls”

Chocolate, Chai & Chestnut Pudding: Healthy Festive Fare & Party Power Food #2

A wholesome dessert that is totally suitable for breakfast. Chai is always cooking on the hob at my house during Winter, and the addition of chestnuts adds some warming, nutty festive flavour. As I mentioned in last week’s recipe; Chestnuts are low in fat, but rich in nutrients such as vitamin C, iron, magnesium andContinue reading “Chocolate, Chai & Chestnut Pudding: Healthy Festive Fare & Party Power Food #2”

Carrot Cake & Coconut Energy Balls

Oats: Help to boost mood levels and provide sustainable, slow-release energy Grated Carrot: Great for removing toxins from the liver and providing an abundance of vitamin A Cashews: Natural mood-boosters Cinnamon: A powerful antioxidant and blood-sugar balancer Raw Honey: Full of antioxidants and helpful for maintaining digestive health Dates: High in fiber and potassium, andContinue reading “Carrot Cake & Coconut Energy Balls”

Raw & Healthy Mint Chocolate-Chop Mousse (With A Secret Green Ingredient!)

  It’s easy to sneak more healthy green goodness into your day when you get little creative. In this recipe, courgette is the secret to creating a smooth and satisfying dessert that’s totally healthy. Ingredients 1 small courgette 1 small handful of fresh mint leaves 2-3 medjool dates (add more dates if you have aContinue reading “Raw & Healthy Mint Chocolate-Chop Mousse (With A Secret Green Ingredient!)”

Two Minute Tahini Bliss Balls

  Tahini is an underestimated superfood. It’s packed with iron, potassium and magnesium (three things many people are deficient in due to the modern standard Western diet) and is also one of the best sources of calcium we can consume. Made from ground sesame seeds, the golden coloured paste also contains methionine, which aids inContinue reading “Two Minute Tahini Bliss Balls”