Raw Energy Balls No cooking required. These raw energy balls are nutrient dense. Whip up a batch for a satisfying treat. Makes about 12 balls. Ingredients: ½ cup creamy almond butter ½ cup hemp hearts 3/4 cup unsweetened coconut flakes 10 large pitted dates ¾ cup dried currants or raisins 1 teaspoon vanilla paste 1… Read More


Immune Boosting Mushroom Broth This mushroom broth uses an overnight infusion of nettle leaf for added vitamin and mineral content. If you don’t have nettles you could use chickweed. Alternatively you could use 2 litres of plain water and add some chopped kale or other fresh greens or combinations of herbs like parlsey and coriander,… Read More


Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas Crunchy roasted chickpeas are a healthy and tasty alternative to crisps and other fatty snacks. Chickpeas are high in protein so these tend to make for a filling, satisfying snack. Enjoy on their own or add to salads and other dishes. Makes about 2 servings. Ingredients: 1 tin of chickpeas, drained and… Read More


Avocado Flatbread Serve your avocado flatbread with salads and dips, use as a wrap and stuff with your favourite fillings or enjoy it plain. Makes about 10 flatbreads Ingredients: 2 medium avocados 2 cups of whole meal flour ½ cup of chopped coriander 1 clove of garlic ½ lime 1 tsp of Unrefined sea salt… Read More


Cold water long herbal infusions Cold herbal infusions use cold, tepid or room temperature water. They are usually used on nutrient rich green leaves, and delicate plant materials such as fresh flowers and seeds, but not always. Long cold infusions are preferred to extract the soothing, mucilaginous polysaccharides of starchy roots such as marshmallow, slippery… Read More


How to sprout chickpeas To sprout chickpeas all you need is some dried chickpeas, water, a large bowl and colander and time. Equipment: You can use a sprouting jar or a colander and a larger bowl. Soak time: 8 – 12 hours —Soaking initiates the sprouting process. Rinse and drain: at least every 8 hours,… Read More


A Healthy Lunchbox Strategy Packing a lunchbox with healthy foods to fuel physical and mental activities through the workday requires some thought. Considerations include your work environment and your digestive system, for example, having enough time to eat in a relaxed manner and preferably away from your work area, in a stress-free environment. Taking the… Read More


Spelt Scones Ingredients 2½ cups spelt flour ½ tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1 cup fizzy kefir water OPTIONAL: Oil to brush tops of buns Directions: Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees . In a large bowl combine spelt flour, salt and baking soda. Add fizzy kefir water. If you do not have kefir water… Read More


Make Your Own Oat Milk It is so easy to make your own oat milk, more cost effective and convenient than buying by the carton. The basic recipe calls for oats and water, with cashews added to give it a creamy texture. You could add a few dates or maple syrup for sweetness, or flavour… Read More


Elder: Flower Sambucas nigra: flos Key features: Deciduous bush with opposite leaves and clusters of flowers/berries. Pithy stems. The elder can grow up to 20 feet in height and often resembles a tree more than a deciduous shrub. It is a member of the viburnum family, and can be found in roadside and field hedgerows,… Read More