Recipe for Choc Chip Pie (Gluten-free and Vegan)

Ingredients and method: 3/4 cup vegan spread (margarine) 1/2 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup coconut sugar Mix well (beat with a fork) Now add: 1tsp vanilla essence flax egg (1 desert spoon of fox seed mixed with 2 desert spoons of water  leave to stand for 5 mins until thick like the consistency of an…

How to Sleep tight and LOVE mornings

For me getting up early can be invigorating…. OR it can be a nightmare. It all depends on how well you prepare. Being in a hurry is not going to get your day off to a good start; you want to float about your morning, taking part in little joyful rituals as you go, giving…

3 Ingredient ‘Cookies’

No fat, no sugar, no wheat, no dairy! These three ingredient cookies are quick, easy and nutritious. An ideal snack, post workout bite or a delicious breakfast. 3 ingredient ‘cookies’ What you need: Bananas, Oats, cinnamon (raisins -optional) Mash 2 bananas in a bowl, add one cup of oats and mix together thoroughly. Sprinkle in…

Natural Skin Care Routine for luminous skin!

Cosmetics today are marketed so cleverly and lead us into thinking we need to lather our bodies in harmful chemical concoctions in order to have ‘perfect’ skin. In fact, skincare products can have a terrible effect not only on our skin but our overall health. Some to watch out for…! Parabens (have been found in…

Serious about Salads: Try the Vegetable Challenge!

Can you do the vegetable challenge? ‘What’s the vegetable challenge?’ I hear you ask…. Well, it involves two large salads everyday, thats’s all! Salads are really the most versatile and healthy option there is and you can get as creative as you like. My rule is the base should be greens, (cos lettuce, romaine or…

The ‘Snickers’ Smoothie

For a drink that tastes just like the chocolate bar ‘Snickers’ I made up this recipe which is dairy free and quite delicious! Ingredients: Soy cream 1 +1/2 tablespoons Water 1 pint Pitted dates 6-7 Peanut butter teaspoon Cocoa; 1/2 teaspoon Maple syrup 1 dessert spoon. Add ice cubes if you wish for a cold…

New Year Super Cleanse

So you’ve overindulged at xmas and you’re feeling it… Do you need to lose a bit of weight? Want to feel lighter and get back into your jeans? With this simple cleanse you can do all of this and improve overall health at the same time. For best results, follow for one month  (until you…

Miracle worker: Bicarbonate Soda

Cheap, easy to use household item, Bicarbonate of Soda can be used around the house as a very effective chemical-free cleaning product, but what not many people know is that it has many other, possibly more interesting uses. I swear by this white powdery compound as a  health and beauty miracle worker; I cannot imagine my…

Wheat-Free Nut Roast-for absolute nutters!

NUTS, OATS, BUCKWHEAT FLOUR ARE THE MAIN INGREDIENTS FOR THIS NUTTY DELIGHT….. So the conventional recipe for the winter classic ‘Nut Roast’ is full of bread crumbs, and lets face it most of us sensitive folk will do anything to avoid this venomous grain. Lets remember why… Modern wheat has been described as the “perfect, chronic poison”. It…

What I ate Wednesday (in pictures)

Upon waking: Lemon water Then I made… apple, raisin, cinnamon oats + fresh black coffee Later in the morning…. I just grabbed these Rawnola + some fresh jasmine tea  + With an organic local squash in the kitchen I made a soup…Next, a bowl of soup with 2 rice crackers w/ almond butter And dinner…plenty…

What I Ate Wednesday

Upon waking: Jar of water with half a lemon squeeze. Breakfast: Gluten Free home-made toast with sugar Free Blueberry Jam + fresh blackCoffee…. Lunch: Green Juice (cucumber, carrot, parsley, spinach, apple), Salad (lettuce, grated carrot, beetroot and orange salad) with falafel burger – left-over from last night- half a Gluten Free bun. Followed by a…

Magical benefits: Lemon Water

Drinking lemon water in the morning and/or drinking it throughout the day on a regular basis, can significantly improve your health. Get into the habit of this and it will naturally become part of your daily routine! Some of the most notable benefits include: Cleansing of the liver, reduction of inflammation, better digestion, assistance in weight…