Cashew, Cacao & Coffee Chunks

When preparing for something that requires a lot of energy (physical or mental), the body needs the appropriate fuels to keep it going. While fats and proteins are essential for energy and building and maintaining a strong and healthy body, carbohydrates often provide the energy to make that possible. Good sources of carbohydrates primarily helpContinue reading “Cashew, Cacao & Coffee Chunks”

Super Snack: Nut-Butter-Stuffed Cinnamon Dates

If Spring is all about getting more active, it’s extremely important to make sure our bodies have the energy to enable this extra activity. Running, cycling, taking extra classes at the Yoga studio, or simply getting outside more are all brilliant ideas when it comes to this more Kapha-based time of year (If you’re thinking….Continue reading “Super Snack: Nut-Butter-Stuffed Cinnamon Dates”

Simple Raw Chocolate Recipe

There’s something about chocolate…. In 2001, the USA totalled about $13.1 Billion in chocolate sales, while in 2011 the UK’s chocolate sales added up to £4 Billion. (Considering the US population is almost 319 million, and the UK’s is 64 million, we seem to like the stuff just as much….) Chocolate companies currently use 40%Continue reading “Simple Raw Chocolate Recipe”

Mood-Boosting Granola Bites

The way we feel can be a choice; choosing to see positivity instead of focussing on worries and concerns all the time is a continual practice, and we can enhance this practice by choosing the types of foods which naturally boost happiness levels. A handful of cashews contains the same ability to boost our moodContinue reading “Mood-Boosting Granola Bites”

Vegan Cacao-Carob Brownie

There are certain moments throughout the week that really, really call for a brownie…. Full of rich, warm and fudgy flavours, these brownies are naturally sweet, nut-free and indulgent without being sickly or heavy. The texture is 100% exactly how a brownie should be: dense and moist, and the perfect balance between ‘cakey’ and ‘gooey’.Continue reading “Vegan Cacao-Carob Brownie”

Baked Pear With Cinnamon – Ginger Oaty Granola

Using wintery, warming spices and comforting oats, this recipe is the perfect antidote to the cold weather. Oats provide long-lasting energy and are a fantastic food for helping overcome the winter blues. When we also combine molasses, cinnamon and ginger in an amazingly tasty granola, this is good enough to healthily satisfy any sweet cravingsContinue reading “Baked Pear With Cinnamon – Ginger Oaty Granola”

Halloween Recipe: Pumpkin Pie ‘Cheese’ Cake

Halloween is the best excuse to have more fun with food creations. Recipes for scary-looking snacks and desserts are popular at this time of year, but they’re often filled with sugar, animal products, and ingredients we can’t even pronounce – which is more like a trick than a treat to be honest…. This recipe calls forContinue reading “Halloween Recipe: Pumpkin Pie ‘Cheese’ Cake”