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


Fresh Tomato Salsa It is easy to make a fresh tomato salsa to enjoy as a dip, or serve alongside salads, steamed vegetables or other dishes. While fresh ripe tomatoes will taste best you could use tinned tomatoes and add a teaspoon of maple syrup for sweetness. Ingredients: 2 cups of chopped ripe tomatoes 1… Read More


Cooking Black-eyed peas Black-eyed peas, the name rolls off the tongue, like blackstrap molasses, a joy to utter and eat. I am talking the divine morsels of soluble fibre, B vitamins, iron, potassium, magnesium and many other beneficial nutrients, —not the pop band of the same name, (which I also like.) In my cupboard they… Read More


Vegan cream of broccoli soup This is a light, easy to make, vegan cream of broccoli soup. The creaminess comes from the soaked cashews, alternatively use a few tablespoons of tahini if you have no cashews or you are pressed for time. Ingredients: 1 large or 2 small heads of broccoli 2-3 large potatoes 1… Read More


How to Make Turmeric Butter Try making turmeric butter. It is an easy and delicious way to include this anti-inflammatory food into your diet. Use on sandwiches, with grains or mix a teaspoon of turmeric butter with warm milk for a tasty beverage. Ingredients: ¼ cup virgin cold-pressed coconut oil, softened but not melted ¼… Read More


Cucumber with Kale Pesto Ingredients: Kale Pesto: 2 cups of de-ribbed kale leaves ¼ cup raw sunflower seeds ½ cup of cold pressed olive oil ½ teaspoon of unrefined sea salt 1 clove of garlic Juice of one lemon Cucumber spaghetti 1 large cucumber OPTIONAL: Nutritional yeast flakes – sprinkle on top just before serving. Also use… Read More


Baked Amaranth with Beets I got some fresh organic beets—which usually I would use for salads or juice,  but today I wanted something warm. The cupboard was a little bare but I had amaranth and thought to combine both beets and amaranth and bake them. This little experiment resulted in a dish I will definitely make again. The result: delicious,… Read More


Oatmeal Whole Wheat Bread This  oatmeal bread is quick and easy to make. You could use spelt or other flour in place of whole wheat flour. Also try adding seeds, nuts or raisons for a hearty breakfast bread. Ingredients: 1 cup of rolled oats 1 cup of whole wheat flour 2 tsp of baking powder 1 tsp of salt… Read More


Banana Crumble A sweet solution, and a quick easy recipe for when you have too many ripe bananas. Ingredients: 4 ripe bananas 100 grams of oat flakes 1 tablespoon of tahini ½ cup of flaked almonds (walnuts or other nuts, seeds) —Use any nuts or seeds you have or omit if you prefer. 1 level teaspoon… Read More