The Healthy Knickerbocker Glory

The healthy “Knickerbocker Glory”, can be rustled up in minutes. Personally, I gulped it down post workout as I added Nua Naturals Rice Protein to the mix. Instead of the original recipe using ice-cream, I used frozen banana which gives a thick, creamy consistency. I have a stash of banana’s in the freezer , they are…

Healthy Nutella

Were you aware that Nutella hails from Italy? Like most, I am an avid fan of this chocolaty hazelnut spread. However, I wanted to make a healthier version to enjoy on my porridge or add to a hot protein chocolate drink. This recipe contains less sugar and no added oil but still not a golden ticket…

PWO Smoothie

“To nourish someone is to feed them deeply something that’s very good for them”, Alice Waters. The beautiful hot weather is back and at times it can get a bit much; you do not even have to lift your finger and your sweating bucket loads! Therefore, it is imperative to stay hydrated and keep your…

Summer Banana Soft Serve

The hot weather is back so it is imperative to stay hydrated throughout the day. Ice creams or popsicles are another great way to cool off. Ditch the store made ice-creams and try making your own banana soft serve. These are exceptionally easy to make a full of natural ingredients. A delicious, creamy treat for…

Homemade Coconut Milk

Coconut milk is extremely easy to make in the comfort of your own kitchen. It is a great alternative to almond milk or dairy. It is made from dried coconut flesh. The coconut milk you pick up in the store may seem like the easier option but “getting your health chef on”, in the kitchen…

Pumpkin & Raw Cacao Smoothie

“Let food be thy medicine, thy medicine shall be thy food”, Hippocrates. Pumpkin & Raw Cacao Smoothie This smoothie is great to help you power through your workout routine. It contains pumpkin, banana, coconut water, raw cacao powder, mesquite powder and coconut oil. It will have you jumping out of your skin. Pumpkin is a…

Choc to the System

“Happiness. Simple as a glass of chocolate or tortuous as the heart. Bitter. Sweet. Alive.”, Joanne Harris, Chocolat. Choc to the System This is a Chocolate Smoothie with a healthy twist. It is gluten-free, dairy free and egg free. The banana and the coconut water give it a sweet taste. You do have the option…

Protein Power Punch Smoothie

This smoothie is jam packed with vitamins, minerals and nutrients. I added “Super Smoothie Mix by Good Life Organic”; it contains hemp seed powder, wheatgrass powder and rosehip shell powder. It is 100% organic, vegan and contains no genetically modified organisms (GMO’s). How could you resist? This is great as a mid-morning or late afternoon…

Strawberries & Dream

Strawberries & Dream This is a smoothie I love to drink as a mid-morning or afternoon snack. Its taste delicious and will fill you right up! Strawberries are nutrient rich and packed with antioxidants like vitamin C. Coconut milk and Almond milk will add healthy fats to the smoothie and very little sugar. Almond meal…

Sweet Beetz Feat. Chia Seed

This delicious smoothie is fantastic for boosting your daily intake of vitamins and minerals.  Beets are great for helping detox your liver. They are also packed with vitamin C, iron, folic acid, phosphorus, magnesium and B6. Bananas are great for lowering blood pressure. Avocados are packed with healthy fats, vitamins A, D and E; these…