Ethiopian Spicy Lentils – Misir Wot

  What feels like many moons ago, I spent the most amazing 6 weeks touring the majestic country of Ethiopia. Every now and again I like to recreate this period of my life by preparing traditional Ethiopian vegan food. Misir wot, spicy red lentil stew, being one of them.  This dish is very simple to prepare ...

Rainbow Quinoa Salad

  As the weather get slightly warmer it’s so nice to start to the transition from winter comfort food to lighter spring and summer salads. This vibrant Rainbow Quinoa Salad is one of my favourites. It has a wonderful balance of summer vegetables and nutrient dense quinoa that makes you want to dive straight in. Like all my ...

Spinach, Strawberry & Kiwi Smoothie

  This nourishing green smoothie contains a refreshing blend of spinach, strawberries, kiwi, banana and orange. Lush!   Spinach, Strawberry & Kiwi Smoothie Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 0 mins  Serves: 2 Ingredients 2 large handful spinach 2 small orange 2 cup / 14-16 strawberries 1 extra ripe banana 2 kiwi 1/2- 1 cup ...

PhD Protein Superfood Squeezy

  Protein supplements – you either love them or loath them. With so many new vegan brands on the market, it’s hard to know where to start. I decided to give Phd Nutrition  Protein superfood squeezy a go.   What is PhD vegan protein supplement? PHD Protein superfood squeezy is a protein and performance supplement designed to ...

Vegan Blueberry & Almond Spelt Muffins

Healthy vegan food does not have to be boring nor does it mean you miss out on cake.  These healthy spelt muffins burst with blueberries, have a hint of almond and a gorgeous muffin texture. You would never guess they were vegan.   Vegan Blueberry & Almond Spelt Muffins Prep: 5 mins   Cook: 20mins   Serves: 12 muffins   Ingredients ...

Maple Roasted Almonds

  Maple roasted almonds,  a perfect healthy mid-day snack that you can throw into your bag for when you are on the go. Coated in maple syrup, cinnamon and a little bit of vanilla, then roasted until golden and crunchy. Delicious!   Maple Roasted Almonds Prep time: 5 mins   Cook time: 12- 15 mins   Serves: ...

ChicP Chocolate Hummousse

  As odd as chocolate hummousse may sound, it may well be the start of a new health food frenzy. Not convinced? Nor was I until I tried ChicP banana, avocado,  and cacao hummousse.   What is ChicP Hummus? ChicP is a raw vegetable hummus company that as come up with an ingenious ethical concept ...

Seeded Carrot Salad & Herbed Chickpea Salad

If you are anything like me as soon as the weather gets warmer all you seem to want to eat are salads. To celebrate the return of the spring, and the pending summer, I’m sharing two easy peasy salad recipes that will have your taste buds dancing the Cha-Cha. Firstly, a gorgeous Seeded Carrot Salad, and to ...

5 Reasons Why You Should Use More Cinnamon

  Cinnamon, the warming fragrant spice that comes from the bark of the Cinnamon tree not only makes your porridge taste great but it also has a bundle of medicinal properties too!   Why should I eat Cinnamon? Antioxidants: cinnamon has more free radical fighting antioxidants than many “superfoods” such as garlic and oregano. It’s ...

Tapped Birch Water – More Than Just Water

If you’re anything like me you’ve guzzled your fair share of coconut and it’s time to try something new. Enter tree water, more specifically, Birch water. What is Birch water ? Birch water, or birch sap, is a drink that is harvested directly from wild birch trees by tapping the trunks during the Spring. Although ...