No-Bake Chocolate Protein Bars with Almond Butter

I like making protein bars as they taste so much better than the store-bought ones and they are less expensive too. Another good thing about making them at home is that you exactly know what you put in them. This way you can avoid eating any strange ingredients, gluten or sugar. These protein bars are…

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Pan Fried Turkey Cooked In Creamy Cashew Nut Sauce

This is the recipe for a healthy lunch or dinner made in less then 20 minutes. It is rich in lean protein and complex carbohydrates. I find turkey breast rather dry and this is a great recipe to make it nicely juicy. The sauce is made of cashew nut milk, Dijon mustard, mushrooms and red…

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Oven Baked Turmeric Cauliflower With Onions And Garlic

I like eating cauliflower all the time as it has a nice creamy flavour and rich texture. It also fills me up for hours. This is the recipe for a delicious yet healthy side dish. It is best eaten warm accompanying roast chicken or roasted sweet potato and creamy thick vegetarian sauce. The best thing…

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Stir-Fried Chicken With Broccoli and Toasted Cashew Nuts

Another delicious recipe for a healthy dinner or lunch. It is packed with lean protein, complex carbohydrates and healthy fats. I love eating broccoli as it gives a very nice texture and nutritional value to dishes. Broccoli is high in antioxidants, magnesium and fibre. For this dish I used tri-colour quinoa as it is nicely…

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Banana, Orange And Cashew Nut Butter Smoothie

Deliciously creamy, sweet and thick smoothie to satisfy every sweet tooth. I like to have it before my training as it really boosts my energy levels or when I fancy something sweet. Makes: 1 Preparation time: 5 minutes Ingredients: – 1 large, frozen banana – 1 cup orange juice – 1/2 cup almond milk –…

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Roasted Beetroot, Butternut Squash, Celeriac and Quinoa Salad

Deliciously crunchy and easy to make salad to impress. Packed with slow releasing carbohydrates, protein and healthy fats. I love eating quinoa on a regular basis as it is a complete plant-based protein, naturally gluten-free and aids recovery after intense training. I like to make it ahead of time and have it as a side…

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Roasted Beetroot Hummus

This is one of my favourite dips at the moment. It has a nice sweet taste from the beetroot and nutty taste from the tahini paste. I make my own tahini paste, which tastes so much better than store-bought paste. This recipe calls for a roasted beetroot, which will make your hummus extra delicious and…

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Spiced Coconut And Turmeric Porridge

I am addicted to this creamy spiced coconut turmeric porridge at the moment. So nicely thick with a beautiful flavour from turmeric and cinnamon, sweetness from the raisins and the crunch from shredded coconut and pecan nuts. Makes: 2 portions Preparation time: 15 minutes Ingredients: – 1 cup gluten-free rolled oats – 2 cups coconut…

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Rice Krispie Bites

I love making these healthy rice krispie bites as they are easy and quick to make and taste so yummy. Just like the ones you can get from the store or perhaps even tastier and much more healthy. Makes: around 20 small bites Preparation time: 15 minutes Ingredients: – 2 heaped cups of puffed rice…

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Almond Cinnamon Spread

This is my second favourite almond spread, the first one being chocolate almond spread! Not only is this deliciously sweet but it also smells heavenly. I like to stir this spread into my smoothie, have it on apple slices, warm porridge and of course eating it straight out from the jar. Makes: 1 small Mason…

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Crunchy Chocolate Spread With Coconut Oil

This crunchy chocolate spread tastes and smell almost like a Nutella and it is my latest obsession! I like to mix it into a warm porridge, a smoothie, have it on a slice of gluten free bread, drizzled over fresh fruit or eat it straight from the jar. I probably eat it straight out from…

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Nut Free Energy Bites

I made these nut free energy bites for my friend who is allergic to nuts as she was always left out when my other friends were tasting my energy snacks. I would normally use sticky dried fruit and nuts but instead of nuts I used sunflower seeds. Sunflower seeds are rich in magnesium and selenium…

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Cinnamon Roll Bars

I made these cinnamon roll bars after making almond butter; I couldn’t scrape all the almond butter out of the processor so decided to use it in my next creation. I didn’t want to waste it and I was already full because of having a big lunch (otherwise I would probably lick the bowl) so…

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Courgette Spaghetti with Sun Dried Tomato Pesto

This is the recipe for a delicious quick healthy snack, lunch or dinner. It’s vegan, paleo and gluten free. I like to make it all year long but especially I like it in the summer. It is very filling too! I make the pesto ahead and store in the fridge. Makes: 2 servings Preparation time:…

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Paleo Vanilla Cupcakes With Orange Frosting

These paleo cupcakes are one of the best cupcakes I’ve ever made. They may be a bit different from the ones you can get in the store but I kind of prefer this version because of the consistency, frosting and they are not overly sweet. This was my first time baking with almond flour and…

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High Protein Green Smoothie

I had another early start today and I felt rather sleepy when I first opened my eyes. I snoozed in for 15 mins which I never do but I just couldn’t resist. A snooze costed me a proper breakfast, but I still had enough time to whiz up a Protein Green Smoothie that I sipped…

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Popcorn Balls

I made these popcorn balls for my friend’s daughters 6th birthday party and they went down a treat. This version is slightly less healthy as I put some sugary pink stars to make it more attractive for children but you can use dried berries such as goji berries or raisins. These are so easy to…

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Luxury Hazelnut Bites

Imagine a healthy and delicious Nutella style spread formed into balls then you have these luxury delights! They contain no processed sugar and are totally guilt free. This hazelnut bites are seriously scrummy and addictive! I make them in batches and keep them in my cupboard when I need something sweet. If you are a…

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Vanilla Strawberry Overnight Oats

I love eating strawberries all year long but even more when they are in season. I normally get them from a local farmer’s market, there is one every Sunday not far from where I live. I buy them in larger quantities, enjoy them during the week or use them in many different recipes. My two favourite…

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Sweet Potato Brownies

These flourless brownies not only taste delicious but are also low in glycemic index and high in antioxidants from raw cacao and sweet potato. Makes: 10 – 15 squares Preparation time: 60 minutes Ingredients: 2 cooked medium sweet potatoes (around 300g) 2 whole eggs 30g walnut halves, chopped 1/2 cup raw cacao powder 1/4 cup…

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Energy Bites

These healthy energy bites are a great option for when you don’t have much time in the morning and want something quick and healthy to eat. They are deliciously sweet, chewy and packed with plant based protein, healthy fats and antioxidants from superfoods. Makes: around 14 bars Preparation time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 2 cups gluten-free rolled…

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Antioxidant Red pepper rosemary chicken

This red pepper chicken with rosemary dish turned out to be a delicious success! I was making rosemary potato chips today and there was a little bit of rosemary left in the mixing bowl so I thought I would use it up, I really don’t like to waste food. So I got inventive and chopped chicken…

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Overnight mango chia seeds oatmeal pudding

This overnight mango chia seeds oatmeal pudding is fluffy and deliciously creamy. The beauty of it is how it is made. I like to add half the amount of the shredded coconut the night before and other half the next day. This way it is creamy but at the same time still has a bit of crunch…

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Gluten-free oat cakes

I like snacking on oatcakes, but I find the store bought ones dry, dull and too salty! These homemade oatcakes made with coconut oil and Italian herbs taste so much better than theirs store bought counterparts. They are crunchy, flavoursome, and they literally melt in your mouth. You can actually have them on their own,…

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Creamy Coconut Quinoa Porridge

I like eating warm quinoa for breakfast. It warms me up and keep my hormones well balanced as it is a complex carbohydrates and low in GI. This warming high protein and low GI coconut quinoa porridge is a perfect meal on days when you want to eat something a bit different from the usual porridge…

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Raw strawberry cheesecake squares

This mouth-watering strawberry cheesecake is a must make summer dessert! It is heavenly creamy, nicely sweet and very nutritious. It is free of gluten and refined sugar, and made of raw ingredients. The base is made of almonds, lemon peel and dates, and the filling of strawberries, macadamia nuts, coconut nectar and coconut oil. I…

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Raspberry Beetroot Smothie Bowl

This smoothie bowl not only looks pretty, it does wonders for your skin. It is made from raspberries, beetroots, coconut water, coconut oil, and coconut nectar. Beets are high in important vitamins and minerals:  potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron and vitamin A, B, and C. They cleanse the body, help your mental health and are a natural aphrodisiac!…

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Strawberry Chia Seeds Jam

I’m really into chia seeds jam at the moment. I can eat it every day! I put it on a slice of paleo bread or rice cake, stir it into my morning porridge or just have it on its own. It is so delicious and fresh, it tastes like jam you can buy at the…

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Vanilla Chai Tea porridge

If you like chai tea you will love this chai tea porridge! It may sound a little complicated to make, but it is really so simple, and wont take more than 10 minutes of your time. I like to cook mine in almond milk and add vanilla powder right at the beginning of the cooking….

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Mixed Bean Sprouts Salad With Orange Vinaigrette Dressing

It’s so nice and warm outside now. Spring is finally here. With this warm weather all I’m craving is raw and crunchy food. My latest obsession is a mixed bean sprouts salad with orange vinaigrette dressing. I have it as a snack, a main, a side or even as a make-ahead dish to take to work. It is very simple and full of healthy raw ingredients.  Bean sprouts, when eaten raw, are crunchy vegetables…

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Chocolate Millet Porridge

This porridge is so crunchy and delicious that you will want to have another bowl right after you had the first one. It’s naturally gluten free and packed with antioxidants and fats that come from raw cacao and coconut. It takes a little bit longer to cook, but trust me it will be worth every…

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Raw Oreo Easter Eggs and Bunnies

It’s Easter! And Easter brings chocolate eggs, carrot cake, hot-cross buns and more chocolate. 🙂 I posted a recipe for raw carrot cake squares a few days ago. If you haven’t seen it, here is the link. These raw Oreo chocolate eggs and bunnies are made from oats, dates, almond pulp, cashew nuts and maple syrup. They…

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Raw Carrot Cake Squares

I’m so happy spring is finally here, the days are longer and brighter; I do love a sunny spring day! With spring in the air I thought it would be a perfect time to share some of my raw recipes with you that I’ve been working on. I’ve always liked to bake healthy desserts but…

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Coconut Mango Smoothie

I had this delicious Mango coconut smoothie for my breakfast today. It’s creamy, sweet and very easy to make it too. You only need 3 main ingredients; mango, coconut and banana. And what’s more, its vegan, gluten free, paleo and completely sugar free. 🙂 Mango coconut smoothie Makes 2 portions Ingredients: • 1 mango, sliced • 1 banana (fresh or…

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Creamy Baby Courgette Soup With Coconut Cream

I made this delicious creamy courgette soup today and I thought I’d share it with you. It‘s super yummy and very easy to make. You only need five main ingredients which are, baby courgettes, shallots, garlic, coconut oil and coconut milk.  This soup is packed with healthy nutrients such as vitamin C, dietary fiber, vitamin…

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Green smoothie breakfast bowl

Everyone who knows me, knows that I am in love with green vegetables. I especially like to have them first thing in the morning. This way my body gets a whole bunch of quality nutrients, complex carbohydrates, healthy fats and protein. I feel much more energized, have a clearer mind and I don’t crave any high…

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Rosemary baked sweet potato crisps

These crisps are an ultimate snack for every party, barbecue or picnic. Your guests will love it, trust me! These mouthwatering crispy, sweet and salty rounds with an unique piney flavour from the rosemary just melt in your mouth and you really can’t stop eating them! But no fear, they are much healthier then their regular…

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Spinanana smoothie

Hi! Hope you’re all doing well. I’m really into smoothies at the moment. They are refreshing, filling, healthy and delicious. I have one every single day, either for breakfast, after a workout or in the afternoon as a snack. This time I’d like to share my new recipe for a spinanana smoothie that I made yesterday….

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Mango Coconut Smoothie

I love having this delicious Mango coconut smoothie for my breakfast. It’s creamy, sweet and very easy to make it too. You only need 3 main ingredients; mango, coconut and banana. And what’s more, its vegan, gluten free, paleo and completely sugar free. 🙂 Mango coconut smoothie Makes 2 portions Ingredients: • 1 mango, sliced • 1 banana (fresh or frozen)…

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Guilt free cupcakes

Hi to all, We’re only one week away from Mother’s Day. 🙂 Have you already got your mum a present? If you’re lack ideas read my post Mother’s day gift ideas. However, if you would like to give her something very original this year, why not bake her healthy gluten free cupcakes. For these gorgeous cupcakes I used rice flour and…

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