Recipes and blog

Chocolate banana

There is currently a never-ending request for snacks and sweet treats from my kids. I'm guessing most lockdown families have similar. Here is something that took 5 minutes but gave oh so much pleasure. Chop bananas Melt chocolate in a bain-marie Dip one side of the banana slices into the chocolate Decorate

Chia pudding

Gluten free, vegan Ingredients: 4 tbsp chia seeds 2 tbsp coconut yoghurt 250ml almond milk / cashew milk / coconut milk couple of drops of vanilla essence Half an apple, grated Walnuts or flaked almonds Pumpkin, sunflower or sesame seeds or a combo (you can toast these or the flaked almonds if you like) Berries … Continue reading Chia pudding

Banana cookies

Ingredients 2 ripe bananas1 tbsp almond butter1 tbsp coconut oil, melted2 tbsp maple syrup1/4 cup raisins, chopped dates or chocolate chips1/2 cup ground almonds1 1/2 cups rolled oats (gf if required)3 tbsp almond milk (unsweetened)1 tsp cinnamon1 tsp vanilla extractPinch of sea salt Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C and prepare a baking … Continue reading Banana cookies

Boost your immunity in preparation for a Coronavirus pandemic

We don't know what's going to happen with Coronavirus but why not boost your immunity just in case? Coronavirus leads to pneumonia and if your immunity isn't great, you're more at risk of not being able to recover. Without wanting to cause alarm, if you're someone that gets frequent colds or infections or your recovery is often slow, … Continue reading Boost your immunity in preparation for a Coronavirus pandemic

3 simple but powerful ways to improve focus, brain power and mood

Peaks and troughs in blood sugar interrupt the brain’s sugar supply which needs to be kept as steady as possible.  Switch refined carbohydrates for whole, natural, unprocessed foods, eat at regular intervals and include protein with every meal or snack. Stock up on Vitamin B12.  It has an essential role in neurotransmitter production which are … Continue reading 3 simple but powerful ways to improve focus, brain power and mood