Category: Vegan, Vegetarian

Quinoa for breakfast

Quinoa makes for a nice change from oats for breakfast. It is a protein-rich seed that cooks like a grain (pseudo-grain), making it a nutritious option if you are gluten sensitive. It’s also easy to sprout. Always rinse or soak before cooking. A handy method is to soak overnight, as you would oats, and simply cook […]

Cauliflower Rice

Raw Cauliflower Rice Ingredients: 1 head of cauliflower Seasoning Directions: Remove the leaves and break the cauliflower into large florets. Rinse the florets in a colander and leave to drain.You can grate your cauliflower using a grater, larger grates work best. Alternatively if you have a food processor break the florets into smaller pieces and pulse until your […]

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 1 teaspoon […]


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 food […]

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 confirmed the health […]

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 form a sticky paste. […]