Sweet doesn’t necessarily have to mean naughty- and with our health inspired dessert recipes you’ll find the perfect treat to satisfy your cravings.
Dial up the nutritious factor with these healthy lunch recipes. They’re guaranteed to be a more colourful option than any regular old sandwich you thought of whipping up!
Soups, salads and the most splendid pastas – what will you cook first?
When you can combine chocolate, superfoods and granola – it’s safe to say a party in your mouth ensues. This is one of my favourite go-to snack (and breakfast) for when I’m feeling that chocolate craving. It’s packed full of healthy, energy and protein-rich ingredients, but has just the right about of sweetness to make it feel like an extra-special treat. And it features one of my favourite nuts (when I’m in the mood for playing favourites, because lets face it, all nuts are pretty damn awesome)- PECANS….
The health world is currently green with envy over matcha powder. Shots of the drink were the “it beverage” at New York Fashion Week, and now even dedicated coffee lovers are ditching their morning cup in favour of this earthy tea. Green tea leaves are ground to a powder, meaning you ingest the tea leaves – giving you 137 x more antioxidants than traditional green tea. It’s also know as a mental booster and helps improve stamina. Sounds awesome right? It’s even better in ice-cream. Just saying’…….
Looking for an easy, filling, tasty make-ahead meal idea? This lentil and vegetable soup has been a go-to of mine for a few years now, and it’s a recipe I never tire of. It is wholesome, hearty and relies on easy-to-find fridge and pantry staples. It can be made ahead, frozen in portions and reheats perfectly. It’s a thrifty, budget-friendly meal (even if you opt to use exclusively organic ingredients) that’s suitable for those eating vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free and sugar-free. And, most importantly, it’s super-tasty!…
I don’t think I will ever grow out of the childish excitement for Christmas. There is just something magical about this time of the year, when the Scandinavian winter takes hold, and we curl up inside around the fireplace, put up Christmas decorations everywhere, cover our bushes in fairy lights, and enjoy the company of our family. Simply amazing….
With its earthy flavour and super food status, kale has become one of the most popular greens around. This nutrient rich plant is high in calcium, potassium, copper and iron as well as vitamins A, C and K and folic acid- which are essential for healthy bones, skin and eyes. Safe to say its achieved cult status as the trendy way to get your daily dose of green- the hippest cafés around the world, will always feature a kale-something-salad on their menu. And in my opinion, the praise is well deserved! Equal parts good for you and tasty, it’s a fresh new way to incorporate vibrant raw greens into any diet….
One of the first things I discovered when I jumped into the big food blog world and healthy eating life style years ago was the fact that bliss balls are everywhere. E-v-e-r-y-w-h-e-r-e. I had never heard of those little balls of amazing-ness before but at the first bite I was hooked. Healthy treats that tasted much, much better than candy and were packed with good for you stuff! I have loved bliss balls ever since….