Baked Pancakes with Orange-Vanilla Ricotta

  The weekends are a great time to let your down hair and relax. If like me, you like to muster up creative feasts on the weekend these “Baked Pancakes with Orange-Vanilla Ricotta”, will be right up your alley. They are gluten-free; I am not going to say sugar-free maybe no added sugar, because there…

Porridge for Breakfast

Starting your day with this easy, simple and nutritious recipe will help you power through the day. Oats or Porridge as I call it, are by definition a whole grain with a mild creamy texture. Oats can be prepared in a variety of methods like cookies, pancakes, cereal bars and breads. Mixing and matching healthy…

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…

Coconut Loaf French Toast

“The spirit cannot endure the body when overfed, but, if underfed, the body cannot endure the spirit”, St Frances de Sales So it’s the weekend and you feel you deserve a treat? Perhaps “Coconut Loaf French Toast” might tickle your fancy? Grilled banana, homemade roasted almond butter made with love and drizzled in a raw…

Coconut Chicken & Mixed Herbs, topped with Roasted Dates

This delicious chicken recipe will satisfy your taste buds for lunch, dinner or tea. I added a Raw Zucchini Ribbon Salad to the mix to boost the vegetable content. Sweet potato wedges roasted in coconut oil would work really well with the recipe too.  The recipe is gluten-free, dairy free and spilling with a good range of…

Raw Bounty Squares

I love the idea of a “Bounty Bar”, mostly because it contains coconut. There is no other reason. This fuelled my attempts to rustle up my own version minus all the added preservatives. I made squares not bars because squares were easier to cut. It is simple as that. You can roll the mixture into bliss balls too…

Pumpkin Bread with Raw Cacao Nibs

Treat yourself over the weekend to a delicious slice of Pumpkin Bread. I made this bread with my own homemade almond flour as opposed to store bought. The almond flour had a coarse texture but it tasted great and worked really well in the bread. To make almond flour I soaked (300 grams) almonds overnight,…

The Breakfast Club: Mon Petit Chou Fleur

This week Madeleine Shaw, Nutritional Coach, and I have paired up to bring you “The Breakfast Club”. It will feature six delicious, alternative, sexy breakfast recipes. Everyday for the next six days we will be releasing one recipe per day. There is a fantastic mix, something to suit everyone’s dietary requirements. Madeleine is a qualified nutritional…

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…

Cupboard Essentials in My Kitchen

Trips to the supermarket can be a daunting task when you aren’t sure what you really need or want. Below I have put together an outline of essential items that will help you to enhance your healthy eating habits. Cupboard Essentials Oils: Coconut Oil Cold Pressed, Olive Oil Cold Pressed, Avocado Oil, Rapeseed Oil, Ghee Clarified Butter. Salt: Pink…