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

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

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

This recipe for banana coconut bread is a delicious solution when I find I have a surplus of very ripe bananas. It uses coconut and spelt flours but whole wheat or other flours would also work. Ingredients: Wet ingredients: 4 or 5 mashed very ripe bananas 2 tbsp ground flax seeds 1/3 cup black coffee… Read More

Pan Roasted Vegetables Come the weekends we all like something extra delicious and my absolute favourite is roasted vegetables, it never fails to satisfy. There is something very comforting about food coming out of a hot oven. Roasting brings out the sweetness of beets and parsnips, peppers, carrots and potatoes, and intensifies the robustness of… Read More

Juice Recipes and Tips If you are new to juicing some of the following juice recipes may sound unappealing, however many vegetables taste very different freshly juiced than when cooked. Here are some tips and juice recipes to get you started. Juicing Tips Start with equal amounts of apple to vegetables until your taste buds… Read More