Recipe: Healthier No-Bake Millionaire Shortbread

Originally known as the ‘caramel slice’, complete with condensed milk, sugar and butter, the ‘millionaire shortbread’ is one of those sweet treats that is definitely a favourite in our house, although ours has some very different ingredients. You can find a few healthier millionaire shortbread items in the supermarket in the ‘free from’ section, but if you’reContinue reading “Recipe: Healthier No-Bake Millionaire Shortbread”

Butter Bean, Banana & Beetroot Brownies

When it comes to making healthier flourless muffins, cakes and brownies, getting the right consistency can be difficult… When it works however, there’s cause for celebration, as the result is something that cooks well, tastes delicious, and is 100% good for you! Butter beans are high in potassium, magnesium and plant-based protein, making them anContinue reading “Butter Bean, Banana & Beetroot Brownies”

Chai & Chocolate Energy Balls

Full of fibre, antioxidants, plant based protein, warming and digestion-boosting spices, and slow-release carbohydrates, these delicious energy balls are beneficial for the Ayurvedic Vata dosha (referring to someone who mostly feels cold, fragile, with dry skin and aching joints, but also during the Vata season of Autumn). They’re easy to make and seem to goContinue reading “Chai & Chocolate Energy Balls”

Plant Based Beetroot Chocolate Muffins

Seasonal and completely satisfying, these chocolatey, gooey muffins are made with healthy ingredients and are SO easy to make. Suitable for most diets – including gluten free if you swap the spelt flour for gluten free flour – and entirely plant based. Beetroots are full of iron, potassium, fiber and vitamin C – they’re alsoContinue reading “Plant Based Beetroot Chocolate Muffins”

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”

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”

Warming Walnut & Ginger Spelt Biscuits

February is very much Vata / Kapha season in terms of Ayurveda, which basically means many of us are likely to waver between feeling cold and fragile, with dry skin and unpredictable energy levels, or heavy and lethargic, with digestive issues and low mood levels. (To find out what Ayurveda is, read this post, orContinue reading “Warming Walnut & Ginger Spelt Biscuits”

Low Carb Cookies

For anyone following a low sugar, grain-free, paleo or low-carb diet, or if you’re simply looking for a cookie recipe you can legitimately class as a healthy snack, this is one to bookmark and make weekly. High in fibre, protein and healthy fats, these cookies have the added benefit of blood sugar balancing cinnamon toContinue reading “Low Carb Cookies”

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”

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)”