Things to consider when choosing good quality olive oil

Things to consider when choosing good quality olive oil Understanding what things to consider when choosing good quality olive oil takes the guess work out of the shopping.  After all, we all know that extra-virgin olive oil is good for us but how many of us know why? Olive Oil is packed with healthy fats that […]


Delicious recipes using cauliflower

Cauliflower isn’t the most exciting vegetable out there so I’ve chosen three delicious recipes using cauliflower to share with you. The first delicious recipe using cauliflower Cauliflower Pakora Cut the cauliflower into steaks and trim off the thick stalk. In a bowl, add 1 cup chick pea flour, grated ginger, teaspoon of turmeric, teaspoon of baking powder, pinch […]


Cashew cream

Cashew Cream One of the easiest and yummiest recipes I learn whilst in Costa Rica was cashew cream. I have used it for so many things since coming back. Yoghurt, being the main one and also as the ‘cheese’ for cheese cake. Simply submerge the cashew nuts in a bowl of cold water to cover them fully. […]


Healthy chocolate brownies – whats the secret?

Healthy chocolate brownies I recently spent some time in Costa Rica, on a plant based cooking retreat. Healthy chocolate brownies were just one of the many awesome recipes I learnt and which I’d like to share with you now. There are of course many more delicious recipes to write about, so keep popping in… What […]


Healthy Camping ideas

With summer just around the corner and festival season beginning, camping could be high up on the agenda. Long gone are the days of surviving in the woods with a tin of baked beans and a loaf of bread. There are so many ways of eating healthy foods, even in the middle of nowhere. The […]


A guilt free Simnel Cake at Easter

Simnel Cake doesn’t need to be a sinful cake So, Easter is round the corner and chocolate bunnies and hot cross buns are popping up all over the shops. For those of us that are health conscious types, Easter can still be fun, indulgent and healthy! Great news I hear you say but how…..? Lets […]


chocolate bark recipe

This delicious and easy to make snack by Madelaine Shaw is not only healthy but satisfies the sweet craving or afternoon drop perfectly. Ingredients: 1/4 cup raw hazelnuts 1/4 cup raw almonds 1/3 cup large flake dried coconut 1/2 cup virgin coconut oil 1/2 cup cocoa or cacao powder, sifted if necessary 1/4 cup pure […]


Pancakes for breakfast – or waffles if you prefer

I’ve woken up feeling inspired – it feels like a pancake kind of breakfast and I’ve shot out of bed to get flipping! Found a great recipe by Madeline Shaw for these waffles so since I don’t have a waffle maker, I adapted it to make pancakes instead. Here it is: 460 ml of almond […]


Procrastination can lead to energy balls

I’m bursting at the seams with food ideas, recipes, health tips, feelings, excitements, frustrations, quotes and much more and finally after much deliberating, I’m taking the plunge and beginning my blog.