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Warm nutty chocolate smoothie

By On July 27, 2015

Warm smoothies are a great way to satisfy that afternoon moment that needs to be filled with love, warmth and goodness. Or anytime of course. Dairy free, gluten free, refined sugar free, guilt free. Prep Time :  5 mins + 20 mins cashew soaking time Equipment : Blender and favorite drinking glasses Makes : 2 glasses Ingredients: 1 cup clean room temperature water, 1 cup boiled water, 2 handfuls raw cashews soaked for 20 mins in warm water, 1/2 ripe avocado, 1 tbsp raw coconut oil, 1 tbsp raw cacao powder, 2 medjool… Read More

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Raw Chocolate – the basics

By On July 27, 2015

Basic raw chocolate is made with 3 ingredients, 2 of which are highly beneficial to your well being. Raw cacao butter and raw cacao powder. Eating raw chocolate provides you with bliss & love chemicals and antioxidants as well as a high mineral contents with magnesium, iron and phosphorus. It is definitely a superfood and can be eaten daily, yaay x Dairy free, gluten free, refined sugar free, completely guilt free. Prep Time :  20 mins + 30-40 mins time to set Equipment : Pot to boil water, large stainless steel mixing… Read More

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Simple Pickles

By On October 16, 2014

Prep Time : 20 mins to chop + 3 hours to soften + 1 – 90 days to mature Equipment : sharp knife or a food process, large bowl, large plate, a weight, & 2 large pickling jars or several smaller ones Makes : 2 good sized jars Ingredients : 1 large white cabbage, 1 large red cabbage, half a cup of quality salt Method : Either slice cabbages with your trusty knife or shred with your food process. The best shape is from the larger blades of the processor.… Read More

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Date and Nut Protein Bombs

By On October 15, 2014

Dairy free, gluten free, refined sugar free, guilt free. Inspired by left over nut pulp from almond mylk Prep Time : 15 mins + 20 mins rolling time Equipment : food processor and ready to roll hands Makes : 15 medium balls Ingredients: Leftover nut pulp, could be half a cup or less. The more pulp the wetter the mix. 2 pitted medjool dates, handful raw cashews, handful hemp seeds, tablespoon sesame seeds, 1/2 cup hemp protein powder, 2 tablespoon rice malt or coconut syrup, pinch of salt Method :… Read More

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Fresh made Raw Almond Milk /Mylk

By On October 6, 2014

Dairy free, gluten free, refined sugar free, guilt free. Light and flexible to use in many recipes or as a simple delight on it’s own. Prep Time : 5 mins for mylk. Overnight to soak your nuts Equipment : nut bag, piece of muslin cloth or stocking, wide mouthed bowl and electric blender Makes : 1 large glass Ingredients: 2 cups sterilised water, handful raw almonds, pinch quality salt Method : use half a cup of water and soak the nuts overnight or for at least 8 hours. Discard the… Read More

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Green Tea Latte

By On October 5, 2014

Dairy free, gluten free, refined sugar free, guilt free. Choc full of favor and health promoting yummy stuff. Prep Time : 5 – 10 mins for smoothie. Overnight to soak your nuts Equipment : electric blender Makes : 1 large glass Ingredients: 1 cup almond milk, see recipe above or use a sugar free store bought version, 1 tablespoon raw coconut oil, 1 teaspoon matcha tea powder, 1 teaspoon raw honey or rice syrup, pinch of quality salt and 1/2 cup hot water. Optional: exchange green tea with spirulina or… Read More

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Raw Chocolate Cherry Love Bombs

By On October 4, 2014

Raw, refined sugar free, nut free, dairy free, gluten free, guilt free. Choc full of favor and health promoting yummy stuff. Prep Time : 15 mins + 20 mins rolling time Equipment : food processor and ready to roll hands Makes : 22 medium balls Inspired by Tasmanian tart cherries and black tahini Ingredients: 2/3 cups of mixed seeds (I used sunflower, sesame, poppy, linseed, hemp) 1/2 cup raw cacao nibs, 1/2 raw cup cacao powder, 1/4 cup currants, 1/3 cup tart or sour cherries, rind from 1 orange, pinch… Read More

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Cardamon & saffron poached pears

By On October 3, 2014

Prep Time : 30 – 45 mins Equipment : quality paring knife and board, small pan for cooking Serves : 2 – 4 servings, depending on how much you want to eat :-) taken from Yotam Ottolenghi‘s beautiful book: Jerusalem. …this is how I remember it. I was lucky enough to be with my friend Catherine in her fabulous kitchen when she was exploring this beautiful book that she was given for Christmas. Ingredients: 1 glass of white wine, if not using wine, use juice of 2 lemons and a… Read More

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Smooth Alchemy – Green Smoothie

By On October 2, 2014

Prep Time : 5-10 mins Equipment : high powered blender & your favorite drinking vessels Serves : 2 (or just yourself if you love to sip on it all day :-) Ingredients : 2 handful baby spinach leaves, 2 handful baby kale or wild rocket, sprigs of fresh parsley & mint, juice of half an orange, juice of a full lemon, 1 ripe avocado, pinch quality salt and black pepper, 1 tsp turmeric powder or fresh if possible, 1 inch fresh ginger, 2 cups of cold mint tea. (I always… Read More

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Luscious Leek & Pumpkin Soup

By On October 1, 2014

Prep Time : 50-60 mins Equipment : Heavy based stainless steel or ceramic pot, hand blender, warm wide brimmed soup bowls Serves : 5-6 Ingredients : 1 sliced brown onion, half bunch sliced shallots, 3 sliced leeks, 4 cups peeled & chopped pumpkin, 3 garlic cloves chopped, 1 heaped teaspoon dried oregano, 1 liter boiling water or stock, (see stock recipe) dash of olive oil and salt, handful chopped fresh tarragon ( keep a few full sprigs for service) & fresh or dried chili pepper. Method : In the pot… Read More