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”

Vegan Fat Bars

To balance mood and hunger levels, good quality healthy fats are essential, especially when it comes to hormones or women’s overall health. After the ‘low fat’ craze of the 1980s and ‘90s, much of the ‘healthy’ food in supermarkets is still marked as low fat, but it turns out this low fat food is actuallyContinue reading “Vegan Fat Bars”

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”

No-Bake Plant Protein Power Brownies

Full of nutrients to help maintain healthy muscles and bones, as well as boost mood and energy levels, these brownies are my new favourite and something most people will easily be able to fit into their dietary needs. Simple to make, these will keep well in the fridge for a week or two, and areContinue reading “No-Bake Plant Protein Power Brownies”

Superfood Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups (VE)

For all mood boosting, hormone balancing, crave – curbing, satisfying, brain enhancing needs, this super healthy superfood treat ticks all the boxes. Packed with healthy fats, plant based protein  and tonnes of minerals like magnesium, zinc, and antioxidants, this recipe contains a lot of the nutrients many of us are chronically deficient in. If youContinue reading “Superfood Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups (VE)”

Mini Chia & Blueberry Chocolate Pots (vegan + low sugar)

Perfect for parties, picnics, and when you’re looking to serve something as a healthy option at your next get-together. These nutritious little pots are full of fibre, plant based protein, antioxidants, healthy fats and are a great low sugar dessert, breakfast or snack. If you’re going to eat this for breakfast, simply store a largeContinue reading “Mini Chia & Blueberry Chocolate Pots (vegan + low sugar)”

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”

Mitochondria – Enhancing Summer Meal

When it comes to how food effects us, many of us are concerned with whether it adds or burns fat, whether it builds muscle, sustains energy, helps us sleep, or prevents illness. What we may not consider however, is whether a food can enhance the function of our mitochondria or not. First of all, mitochondriaContinue reading “Mitochondria – Enhancing Summer Meal”

Cocoa & Sea Salt Energy Balls

Not only are these energy balls absolutely delicious, they also happen to be full of the exact minerals the body naturally craves and requires before and after exercise (and for when you really really need a snack…. or just fancy some chocolate….). Good quality salt provides electrolytes, important for muscle function and hydration, cocoa containsContinue reading “Cocoa & Sea Salt Energy Balls”

Bridget’s Chocolate Rice Bites (V) (Updated Recipe!)

Classic ‘party food’ usually falls into one of three categories; savoury brown items, sweet sugary items, or token gesture limp and lifeless ‘salad’ items. When your main focus is fun, food can sometimes take a back seat in priorities, meaning a last minute dash to Tesco usually results in a trolley – and therefore tableContinue reading “Bridget’s Chocolate Rice Bites (V) (Updated Recipe!)”