Feel Good Flapjacks (V)

A flapjack can be something of a lifesaver if you’re flagging and foggy-minded midweek, or experiencing a blood sugar drop and need something with healthy carbs fast. With plenty of plant based protein, fibre and healthy fats, these flapjacks can be made into bites or bars, and popped into your bag to enjoy with tea or coffee.Continue reading “Feel Good Flapjacks (V)”

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”

Green Goodness: Superfood Matcha & Coconut Cookies

  We eat with our eyes, and our eyes often tell us that green = healthy. In this case, they’re absolutely correct! These snacks are filled with superfood ingredients like matcha, wheatgrass, baobab, coconut and dark chocolate. A cookie so healthy you can eat it even when you’re on a new year’s detox…. so you’reContinue reading “Green Goodness: Superfood Matcha & Coconut Cookies”

Ojas Boosting Bars

Originating from Yoga’s sister science of Ayurveda; Ojas is the subtle ‘essence’ or energy responsible for vitality, health, radiance, energy, strength, immunity, vigour, longevity of life and overall mental, emotional and physical wellbeing. Ojas is something the body both has within itself (i.e. babies are a fantastic example of having a high level of Ojas,Continue reading “Ojas Boosting Bars”

Seasonal Spread Recipes

Make the most of the last of your apple pickings this Autumn with these comforting and nutritious spreads. They’re both high in plant protein thanks to the almonds and chia seeds, and the naturally sweet apples and dates means there’s absolutely no need for sugar. How nutritious the thing you choose to spread these onContinue reading “Seasonal Spread Recipes”

Sattvic Snacks: Cardamom, Cashew & Chickpea Cookies

In a recent Yoga & Meditation workshop I hosted with my mother (a Yoga & meditation teacher herself, as well as a qualified hypnotherapist and all-around wise woman), we briefly spoke about how a Sattvic diet was traditionally used to aid in the practices of meditation. The word ‘sattvic’ means ‘pure’, and it’s often referredContinue reading “Sattvic Snacks: Cardamom, Cashew & Chickpea Cookies”

Lemon & Nectarine Rye Flour Muffins

Using alternative flour varieties like rye, spelt, quinoa, buckwheat or oat offers more nutrition per bite than when baking with the usual white flour. Get creative and make a few other swaps with ingredients, and you’ll have transformed what could have been an unhealthy indulgence into a genuinely good-for-you snack or meal. Rye does contain aContinue reading “Lemon & Nectarine Rye Flour Muffins”

Get Ready For Autumn: Walnut, Maple & Ginger Cookies

The word ‘equinox’ is derived from the Latin words aequus (equal) and nox (night), and after the Summer months, this time of year is for finding more balance in life (especially if any of us ‘over did it’ in the Summer). Autumn is also characterised very much by wind, the life cycle of plants, unpredictableContinue reading “Get Ready For Autumn: Walnut, Maple & Ginger Cookies”

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”

Creamy Fruit Cooler Recipe

Just in time for the heatwave which is promised in the South of England this week…. Mix up these 4 simple, natural ingredients to create a healthy, sweet and wholesome treat for sunny days! (Makes 4 Coolers) Ingredients: 1 BIG Handful of Strawberries (Tesco have a big create of British strawberries on offer for £3Continue reading “Creamy Fruit Cooler Recipe”