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”

Cashew, Cardamom & Banana Ice Cream (vegan)

A super easy, dairy free and deliciously healthy dessert, or snack. This recipe is the perfect way to use up over-ripe bananas, and the combination of ingredients like cashews, cardamom and bananas themselves can all help lower blood pressure, contribute to healthy muscles and boost mood levels too. I popped mine in a bread loafContinue reading “Cashew, Cardamom & Banana Ice Cream (vegan)”

Super Simple Strawberry, Coconut & Lavender Ice Cream (V)

Apparently ‘alternative’ ice cream flavours are trendy this year, including a pear and blue cheese flavour available at an artisan store in London, and a naan bread flavour option also available in the UK, made from a restaurant’s leftover naan bread (of course). This recipe is probably more inviting than cheese or bread flavoured iceContinue reading “Super Simple Strawberry, Coconut & Lavender Ice Cream (V)”

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”

Mint Chocolate Oaty Brownies

If you’re looking for a healthier way to indulge in brownies, you may have already made one of these from the blog: vegan, protein packed brownies /  cacao + carob brownies /  banana brownies /  3 minute grain-free brownie bowl / low sugar high protein black bean brownies / beetroot brownie / no-bake plant protein power brownies.  Adding to the array of healthy and deliciousContinue reading “Mint Chocolate Oaty Brownies”

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”

Vitamin C Superfood Mufffins

With a dose of baobab powder, orange zest and lemon juice, these muffins pack a punch of vitamins, preparing you for the cold months ahead. Baobab fruit is one of the highest sources of vitamin C on the planet, and when accompanied by orange and lemon, creates a powerful concoction of immune-enhancing ingredients and vibrantContinue reading “Vitamin C Superfood Mufffins”

Early Autumn Upside-Down Cake

With sweetness purely from seasonal fruit, minimally processed ingredients and a soft, satisfying texture, this comforting cake is perfect for that in-between time, when the afternoon sun is still warm, but there’s definitely a hint of Autumn in the air. September is a wonderful time for cooking seasonally – we’re approaching the harvest season, andContinue reading “Early Autumn Upside-Down Cake”

Beetroot Brownie

Beetroot season is almost here, along with cosy Autumnal evenings and plenty of grounding root vegetable goodness. High in iron, beets are a powerful yet humble vegetable, until they’re sliced into and everything is dyed red…. An uncommon ingredient in brownies, the beetroot here acts as the glue that sticks everything together, and gives aContinue reading “Beetroot Brownie”