Vegan Sweet Potato Frittata

The summer months are here in the Southern Hemisphere, the days are long and warm. An abundance of Vitamin D has definitely had an impact on my overall health and wellness right now! I definitely thrive in warm weather. 

That being said, I want to share this Vegan Sweet Potato Frittata, made with sautéed onions and chickpea flour. It’s the perfect summer dish, that is full of great nutrition and can be beautifully plated with a crisp green salad.  Continue reading

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My Highlights of 2017

A new year, and new blog post. I hope everyone has settled back into the swing of things and for those who made resolutions – I hope they’re going strong. Personally, I’ve never been one to set New Years Resolutions, but I have set a few habits, hopes, goals and dreams in place that I’d like to achieve this year. If it’s anything like 2017, I’m so excited! Continue reading

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Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Vegan Mushroom Croquettes

Well, that was a fun year! I know you’ve probably heard this from every person you’ve been chatting to recently, but I can’t believe how fast time is flying by! Now, I must confess this post has taken me ages to get done, too much fun life stuff happening, you know ;-).

But, if you haven’t got any meal plans for Boxing day – or any day really, I’ve got you covered with this delicious recipe.  A Whole Roasted Cauliflower with fragrant coriander seeds alongside the most delicious Vegan Mushroom Croquettes that are so incredibly moreish. Continue reading

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Green-a-Colada Summer Smoothie

There’s nothing quite as refreshing as an ice cold pineapple flavored smoothie on a hot Summers day. Now throw some alkalizing green goodness into the mix, and viola! A Green-a-Colada Summer Smoothie is created. The perfect summer drink.

With the creamy addition of coconut milk, the sweetness of the pineapple is subtly toned down into a perfectly delectable mixture of bold flavors that balance each other out beautifully. You actually can barely taste the Organic Barley Grass powder, which gives this smoothie its gorgeous green hue, as well as it’s super alkalizing and immune boosting benefits. Continue reading

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Holiday Detox Bliss Balls – with Activated Charcoal

Generally holidays call for letting down some of the restrictions we have in our diet, however it’s not a bad idea to stay prepared throughout the festive season. With these absolutely delicious Holiday Detox Bliss Balls, you’ll be able to indulge a little and have a bit of a Detox at the same time.

You may be wondering how these balls get their rather intriguing black colour – we’ll let me explain. Continue reading

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Savory Almond Carrot Biscuits

This week on the blog I chat about one of the most common root vegetable, yet rarely regarded as a nutrition powerhouse. If you haven’t guessed by now, it’s carrots. In this Savory Almond Carrot Biscuit recipe, I put a raw carrot powder to the test to see if I can create a savory biscuit, that leans towards savory, yet still has a slight natural sweetness. 

Vibrant, orange, ever so crunchy carrots. The magical vegetable that we all grew up understanding to have super “night-time-vision-enhancing” powers. Continue reading

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Chocolate Chia Pudding with a Strawberry Compote

This recipe was inspired by my love for chia seeds. Chia seeds are such an amazing addition to any healthy diet, and can make breakfast such a breeze – not to mention so delicious. Full of superfood goodness, this Chocolate Chia Pudding with a sugar-free Strawberry Compote is the perfect way to start the day.

Full of healthy fats and omegas, topped with the incredibly delicious sugar free strawberry compote – the flavor combinations are on point! Continue reading

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The Healing Power of Nature

I am a firm believer in the healing power of nature. I have always loved being in nature, even from a little girl. Growing up on a farm meant endless adventures with my brother, exploring all that we could.

From mud fights in the dam, to building forts in the pine forest, to family walks up the mountain. All of these experiences, and many more, became the foundation of my love for nature.

The healing aspect of nature is one that continues to fascinate me, as more and more research shows us the efficacy that nature has on healing the mind, body and spirit. Continue reading

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Fudgy Chocolate Chickpea Squares

I am so excited about this blog post and recipe! It’s really one that has inspired me and these Fudgy Chocolate Chickpea Squares are one of many recipe I aspire to make that are wholesomely balanced. What I mean by that is that they contain carbohydrates, plant protein and healthy fats.

The inspiration for this recipe came from an awesome South African chick who I follow on Instagram – Max aka @sugarfreesundays. Through her blog Sugar Free Sundays, she shares her journey through life including all the sugar free/foodie goodness that goes along with it. Continue reading

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Vegan Lemon Coconut Cake

It’s 40 days until our holiday back to South Africa, and I am so excited! Not only am I looking forward to seeing my family and friends, I’m really excited about all the foodie related things about visiting my home country. I’m super keen to visit the new cafes that have popped up since I left in 2014, and can’t wait to munch on all the fruit that you can’t get here in New Zealand.

So while my mind is inundated with excitement, I managed to create this delicious Vegan Lemon Coconut Cake recipe that turned out so well. It’s gluten free, low in carbs, high in healthy fats, full of flavor and is 100% vegan. Continue reading

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