Simple Balsamic & Honey Brussels

OK, so you may have had enough of them by now, but if there’s one festive food you can definitely include in a January health-kick, it is of course the humble sprout. High in antioxidants, fibre and vitamin K, they’re also incredible versatile, suitable for a host of different meals. Brussels sprouts also give aContinue reading “Simple Balsamic & Honey Brussels”

Ginger & Turmeric Cold and Flu Elixir

Not for the fait-hearted, this concoction is a powerful way to prevent an oncoming cold, or rid the body of a chesty cough and blocked sinuses. Along with making sure you pay extra attention to preventing stress and saying ‘no’ when you need to, this is one of the keys to speeding up recovery duringContinue reading “Ginger & Turmeric Cold and Flu Elixir”

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”

Luxury Cocoa + Coffee Bliss Balls

If you’re a fan of coffee and dark chocolate, these are a dream combination, providing one of the most delicious snacks I’ve made – according to those who’ve tried them! Providing a powerful energy boost, plenty of antioxidants and healthy fats, these little balls of beautiful healthy indulgence are the perfect thing to have onContinue reading “Luxury Cocoa + Coffee Bliss Balls”

Elderberry Winter Tonic

For cold and flu season, and for when you’re in need of a serious immune boost. This tonic contains high levels of antioxidants, vitamins A and C, and the bioflavonoids in elderberries are a powerful way to strengthen the immune system. Elderberries have anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties, they can also soothe inflammation, and work asContinue reading “Elderberry Winter Tonic”

Mint-Cocoa Energy Balls

Perfect as a pre or post exercise snack; these little refreshing bites are totally healthy, full of natural ingredients, and easy to take with you throughout the week for those necessary pick-me-up moments! As a qualified aromatherapist, I’ve been using essential oils for a long time in homemade skincare products, massage oils, and cleaning products,Continue reading “Mint-Cocoa Energy Balls”

Lemon & Coconut Natural Energy Balls

Celebrate the sunshine this week with a bite of something fresh and zesty. With totally healthy ingredients and no refined sugars whatsoever, the energy boost you’ll feel from these won’t be accompanied by a subsequent crash. Studies show that whilst lemon zest is a great baking ingredient, it also has a few other surprisingly brilliantContinue reading “Lemon & Coconut Natural Energy Balls”

Instant Anti-Inflammatory Hot Chocolate (Vegan + Gluten Free)

If the cold weather recently has got you craving something warm and comforting, but you’re trying your best to stick to your January healthy eating plan, it may be difficult to find something that hits the spot! Until now…. This drink is tasty satisfying and warming, yet still contains incredibly healthy ingredients. Raw cacao is essentiallyContinue reading “Instant Anti-Inflammatory Hot Chocolate (Vegan + Gluten Free)”

Winter-Spiced Persimmon Preserve (GF)

There’s no mistaking the season with the Wintery scents of this recipe as it cooks. Aromas of cinnamon and star anise will make the kitchen smell as though you’re warming up a batch of mulled wine, but this preserve is suitable for the whole family, and is perfect spread over warm home made bread or thisContinue reading “Winter-Spiced Persimmon Preserve (GF)”

Almond Butter & Cinnamon Sustainable Energy Balls

When it comes to fast food, these snacks are just about as fast and healthy as you can get. All combined, the ingredients in the recipe provide an abundance of protein, healthy fats, antioxidants, energy, and the ability to maintain blood sugar balance for a long period of time. Make these at the beginning of the week,Continue reading “Almond Butter & Cinnamon Sustainable Energy Balls”