Flower Power 21st Century

FLOWER POWER – HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE IT? Well the official meaning in the 70s was “a slogan used as a symbol of passive resistance and non-violence ideology”. Meanwhile in Australia, a man by the name of Ian White created a flower power of his own which lives on to this day as powerful as when it began. Ian grew up in the Sydney region, where … Continue reading Flower Power 21st Century »

What Is Cholesterol, Its Function And How Is It Made?

For a long time now I have been wanting to give you this information about Cholesterol. What exactly is it and what does it do? Our friends at Viridian Nutrition gave us the following information: Cholesterol is made in the body mainly by the liver. This is often called “blood cholesterol”. The body can produce all the cholesterol it needs to carry out its many … Continue reading What Is Cholesterol, Its Function And How Is It Made? »

Can you detox sugar?

Is sugar really toxic? While a bit of honey in your tea may be harmless, eating food laced with added sugars all day is a different matter. The current research quite clearly shows that sugar, at a high enough intake, is toxic. Toxic in that it adversely affects your metabolism in a way that increases risk for disease, and there is plenty of evidence to … Continue reading Can you detox sugar? »

Homemade Snickers Bars

These no bake, vegan super-easy snickers bars are a seriously good and easy to make recipe. This batch makes about ten individual bars which can be shared . . . or not! Here’s what you need. Ingredients: For the base 40g agave syrup 240g almond butter 160g ground almonds 1 tsp vanilla extract For the caramel layer 180g dates 90g peanut better 4 tbsp coconut … Continue reading Homemade Snickers Bars »

Sun-dried Tomato Hummus

The addition of sun-dried tomatoes to your hummus will increase the flavor of an already  delicious dip. The creamy texture of the hummus along with the balance between acidity and slight sweet notes of the sun-dried tomato work perfectly together and are sure to be a hit. Here’s what you need. Ingredients: 1 can of chickpeas 10-12 sun-dried tomatoes 3 tbsp tahini 1 clove of … Continue reading Sun-dried Tomato Hummus »

Salted Caramel Cake

This is a really easy cake recipe which requires no ovens, no baking, no flour, no eggs. All you need is a fridge a food processor and the following ingredients: For the base: 300g cashews 100g dates 1.5 tbsp vanilla extract 2 tbsp coconut oil For the caramel layer: 300g dates 150g peanut butter or almond butter 8 tbsp water 8 tbsp coconut oil pinch … Continue reading Salted Caramel Cake »

Avocado Pudding Cups

Avocados are such a diverse fruit, we just love using them. They add a wonderfully creamy texture to desserts. If you are looking to stay on track for your 5 a day but at the same time treat yourself, this is the recipe for you. Here’s what you need: 3 ripe avocados 3 tbsp cacao powder 30g agave syrup 3 tbsp coconut milk 1 tsp … Continue reading Avocado Pudding Cups »

Cashew cream pesto pasta

Lets set the scene, you come home from a hard days work, your tired, lazy and looking for something easy and tasty to eat for dinner. You open the kitchen press and you are greeted with a gloom looking shelf consisting of cashews, vegetable stock, oil, a lonely looking lime and some herbs. Your deflated, your about to close the press and call it a … Continue reading Cashew cream pesto pasta »