Green Smoothie Green smoothies are an easy and tasty way to include more raw fruits and leafy greens into your daily diet. Mornings are an ideal time for fruit as that is when your body’s natural cleansing cycle is in full effect. Ingredients: 1 handful leafy greens 1 ripe banana 1 ripe pear, cored 2 tablespoon milled flax/chia seeds… Read More


Chickpea & Spinach Coconut Curry Ingredients: 2 tablespoon of coconut butter 1 tablespoon of grated ginger root 1 clove of garlic finely chopped 1 medium onion chopped 3 tablespoons of water 2 carrots, chopped 1 cup of chopped spinach 1 red pepper, thinly sliced 1 cup of cooked chickpeas, -if using tinned chickpeas, drain and rinse… Read More


Banana: Musa paradisiaca Bananas are one of my favourite foods. The bio-available fructose, sucrose and glucose content make them a favourite with athletes. Banana purée is a popular food for infants. On its own a banana is a satisfying snack and easily combines with other fruits and foods, raw, frozen or cooked. They are a cooling… Read More


The Breakfast Smoothie The breakfast smoothie can be a great tasting start to the day. Smoothies are simple to prepare and you can easily mask the flavours of nutritious superfoods that may not be to your liking with the addition of sweet fruits or spices such as cinnamon. Cinnamon is high in calcium, fibre, iron and manganese. Numerous studies have… Read More


Nut and Date Bites Ingredients: 250 grams of pitted dates or dried fruit of your choice 250 grams of nuts (hazelnuts, brazils, walnuts or almonds or mixed if you like) 1 tblsp. Chia seeds Coating (optional): Dessicated coconut or chocolate or sesame seeds Directions: In a food processor, blitz the nuts, fruit and chia seeds to… Read More


Oat and raison molasses cookies Ingredients: 3 tblsp. coconut butter 3 tblsp. Blackstrap molasses Juice of ½ a lemon ½ teasp of powdered ginger 2 cups of oat flakes 2 tblsp. of Chia seeds 4 tblsp. of water ½ cup of raisons Directions In a food processor blitz the oat flakes so they resemble a… Read More


Nut and Seed Loaf Ingredients: 1 ½ cups rolled oats 1 cup sunflower seeds ½ cup linseeds 1 cup nuts (hazelnuts, brazils, walnuts or almonds) 2 tblsp. chia seeds 4 tblsp. psyllium seeds or milled chia seeds 1 tsp. fine grain sea salt (add ½ tsp. if using coarse salt) 1 tblsp. Blackstrap molasses 3… Read More


Baked Kale Loaf I generally don’t follow recipes and tend to use whatever is in the press or fridge. Today I wanted a light loaf without the usual nuts and beans that go into vegetarian meatless loaves. So, here’s today’s version … Ingredients: 500 grams of kale 1 shallot 1 carrot 4 large mushrooms 4… Read More