Is Oat Milk Good for Me? [You might be surprised by the truth]

Is Oat milk Good for Me? You thought oat milk was healthy, right? 🤷 You heard it was a better alternative to mucous forming dairy, right? 🤷 Unfortunatley, that's not always the truth.   “A latte made with Oatly Barista is the toxic and inflammatory equivalent of a medium serving of french fries” Ok, we all know eating chips isn’t healthy, but who knew havi...

Vegan Ice Cream Recipe (Quick + Simple).

VEGAN ICE CREAM RECIPE It’s hot and all my kids want to eat is ice cream. Only mine? 🤷‍♀️ This super delicious vegan recipe, only contains natural sugars, few ingredients and is really filling … so they don’t ask for more 👌 But more importantly, doesn’t lead to sugar overloaded tantrums! 👏  This recipe is really simple and apart from needing to freeze the...

Banana & Chocolate Gluten + Dairy Free Pancake Recipe (Quick +Easy)

Banana & Chocolate Gluten + Dairy Free Pancake Recipe (Quick +Easy) I shared this recipe on  Instagram last week and had so many messages about it that I thought it was good enough to share with you here too.   I don't know about in your household, but in mine the mornings are HECTIC. After I've done my morning routine, I have 30 minutes to get my girls up,...

Easy Breakfast Idea: Overnight Oats Recipe

Easy Breakfast Idea: Overnight Oats Recipe There’s nothing that gives me the smug-mummy feeling better than having breakfast ready - the night before. It makes the morning so much simpler and helps me feel I have accomplished something before 8 a.m. If the school run isn’t stressful enough, adding to the mix the “give me the choices” question, which means re...

Vegan Cookie Recipe

Vegan Cookie Recipe (Also Gluten-Free and Low-Sugar 👏 ) This vegan cookie recipe ticks all the boxes: it's quick + easy to make, it's low sugar, gluten-free and delicious!   My idea behind it was to make an Easter cookie, but in truth, these turned out more Christmassy! If you use a different cookie-cutter  and add raisins I think they will end up closer ...

Chocolate Easter Eggs (Gluten & dairy free)

How to Make Healthy Chocolate Easter Eggs (and bunnies!)  Easter equals Chocolate Easter eggs, at least it seems to! My girls have returned from school with squeals of excitement over the pretty coloured foil eggs that they've been given.  I am all for chocolate, no-one loves chocolate more than me, but I don't love sugar (or at least, I don't like what suga...

Simple Tofu Recipe

Terrified of Tofu?  I, personally, love tofu but I know many who don't, and I think that's mainly because people don't know how to cook it!  In this blog, you'll find a delicious recipe that has converted many a tofu sceptic.  What is tofu? Tofu is made from soya beans (aka edamame beans). Not so scary now, right?  Why tofu is good for you?  Nutritionally, t...

Low-Sugar Jam

Low-Sugar Jam Recipe  Is there anything more delicious than (gluten-free) toast, butter, and jam??  The problem is that most jams are FULL of sugar.  I love to make my own jam, that way I can control how much sugar goes into it. It's also SUPER simple to make.  2 cups of berries (frozen berries work too)  1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons rice syrup...

No Bake Almond Nut Butter Cookies

NO BAKE ALMOND NUT COOKIES If you are looking for an incredibly quick, simple, and totally delicious sweet treat, well these my friend are IT. My husband said these were the best thing I have EVER made, and they took me less than 5 minutes #WIN.  YOU JUST NEED 5 SIMPLE INGREDIENTS (you can even make it 4 if you don't have any cocoa nibs) 1. Oats (gluten-free...

Brussel Sprout Salad

Delicious, Easy, Brussel-Sprout Salad   Sprouts are much like marmite, people tend to either love them or hate them. Some people (my husband) get completely over excited about the prospect of a Christmas sprout and others (like my daughter) will literally throw them off their plate in disgust. I used to hate them. And for a vegetarian, when there's not much ...

Chocolate Covered Snowballs

Coco Chocolate Snowballs     Coconut is a great chocolate filling and super healthy. Desiccated coconut is an ideal source of healthy fat that contains no cholesterol. It is a source of selenium, fiber, copper, and manganese.  The healthy fats in the coconut balance the sweetness of the chocolate so that these make for a satisfying sweet treat without raisin...

Chocolate nut brittle

INSANELY DELICIOUS CHOCOLATE NUT BRITTLE Who else loves the combo of nut and chocolate?  This is such a quick and easy recipe which means you get to have a delicious, healthy chocolate treat in no time at all.  What you’ll need:  100g Dark chocolate (I used Lindt 90% dark chocolate)  50g Nuts (I used a combo of whatever we had: macadamia, almonds, and pistac...

How to make chia seed pudding

A pudding you can eat for breakfast! Hurray!  I have two daughters and they, and I, all love chia seed pudding.  They often eat it as a quick breakfast (made the night before) and I love to have one as a healthy pudding.  The best news?  It is so very easy  to make.  1 Make fresh cashew nut milk:  Simply soak cashew nuts for 10 minutes + then blend 1 cup of...

Vegan Mac 'n Cheese

Is anyone craving some serious Autumn comfort food? Want to breathe a sigh of relief?  You are not alone and it's completely normal. As the weather changes our bodies naturally want to prepare for the colder months ahead by eating more carbs, starches, and warm food. There's no need to fight it! Listen to your body, it has innate wisdom.   HOWEVER, we can be...

Vegan Snickers Bar

Healthy Snickers Bar T his recipe meets all my criteria, both as a health coach and busy working mum:  no-bake! easy to make delicious naturally gluten-free naturally dairy-free  vegan  contains healthy fats  contains protein  low-sugar  To make the filing you will need:  1/2 cup virgin coconut oil 1 cup organic creamy peanut butter (either crunchy or smooth...

Homemade Nut Milk

Is there anything more delicious than fresh creamy nut milk?  Well, maybe chocolate?  In which case, fresh almond/cashew milk hot cacao might just be my dream come true!   How to make Fresh Almond Milk:  Soak 100g organic raw almonds in a bowl of water for 12-24 hours.  Strain water from almonds after 12 + hours.  Blend 3 cups of filtered water with almonds....

Vegan Chocolate Fondants

Vegan Chocolate Fondants With Vanilla Cashew Cream Are you ready to make the BEST gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan pudding?  I'm not even exaggerating, this is truly the best healthy pudding I have ever made and it's so simple!  It takes less than 10 minutes to prepare and just over 10 minutes in the oven. You are going to love them!   Ingredients to make 4 f...

Healthy Chocolate Smoothie

RAW COCAO AND PEANUT BUTTER BREAKFAST SMOOTHIE Have you ever made a smoothie and felt hungry an hour later?  You're not alone, many of my clients tell me they don't find smoothies satiating.  That is until I teach them how to make an energising and filling smoothie that easily takes them from breakfast to lunch.  The key is the right balance of macronutrient...

Easy Gluten-Free Pancakes you can make the night before!

P A N C A K E S only for weekends? Not in our house! There are pancakes and then there are pancakes. Traditionally pancakes are filled with flour and butter and coated in a sweet syrup. They may taste delicious, but they aren't going to set you up for an awesome day. More like an instant crash.  If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen I posted our Sa...

Easy Quinoa Salad Recipe

DETOX QUINOA VEG-RICH SALAD  When I've over-indulged, which is what has happened this last week, (pancakes for breakfast, ice-cream after lunch, creamy pasta dishes and red wine) my body sends me pretty clear signals that it wants to get back to nourishing veg-rich foods. This is one of my fave go-to's when I'm looking to reset.  In my book, healthy food ne...