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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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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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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Coconut And Chocolate Chia Seeds Pudding

As you may have noticed, I love chia seeds pudding. I like to have it for my breakfast as it really gives me energy for the rest of the day and keeps my hunger at bay for hours. If you have never heard of chia seeds, they are tiny black seeds similar to poppy seeds….

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Prune Energy Bites

This is an easy recipe for you to make your own energy bars. They are made from prunes which boost your iron levels and raisins that give a nice sweet taste. To make them more nutritious and high in protein I added some sunflower seeds and almond butter. Makes: 15 – 20 balls  Preparation time: 15…

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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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Spicy “Parmesan” Courgette Chips

I made these courgette chips after making aubergine chips which I love so much. If you like parmesan cheese and aubergines check the recipe here. They are best eaten straight from the oven as they are still crunchy and the spicy and cheesy flavours really come out. Have it with hummus or as a healthy…

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Sun Dried Tomato Hummus

I love snacking on vegetables and hummus. It is quick to prepare, filling and packed with nutrients from vegetables and dips. I made this hummus after making sun dried tomato pesto and had some left. Makes: 1 medium size bowl  Preparation time: 5 minutes Ingredients: – 2 cups cooked chickpeas – 3 tbsp olive oil…

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Pineapple Spinach Smoothie with Maca Powder

This is the recipe for a deliciously creamy smoothie made out of spinach, pineapple, mango, protein powder and maca powder. It’s packed with antioxidants, iron and potassium. I like to have it for a breakfast or post-workout meal. Makes: 1 portion Preparation time: 5 minutes Ingredients: – 1 1/2 cup almond milk – 1 cup…

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Chocolate Avocado Mousse

I love making this creamy chocolate mousse all the time. I have it with fresh berries or on its own for breakfast, snack or dessert. The main ingredient is avocado which makes it creamy and fluffy. And the best thing is that you won’t even know that you are actually eating avocado as it really…

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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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Vegan Parmesan Baked Aubergine Chips

I love parmesan cheese and this is one of the foods that I really miss since I stopped eating dairy. Luckily I found an alternative to cheese which is called nutritional yeast. Nutritional yeast is enriched with Vitamin B12 and gives food a nice cheesy flavour. I use it to make cheesy sauces, pesto or…

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Strawberry Mousse Made from Chia seeds

This strawberry mousse is a real treat! It is sweet, thick and creamy. There are so many health benefits of chia seeds; packed with antioxidants, omega 3 fatty acids and complete protein. They do wonders to your skin, hair and boost your energy levels. Makes: 1 small glass jar Preparation time: 5 minutes Ingredients: –…

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Strawberry Coconut Smoothie

I like to drink this strawberry smoothie any time of the year, but my favourite time to have it is in the summer. It’s deliciously refreshing and creamy made with fresh strawberries and fresh coconut meat. You can find fresh coconut meat at Wholefoods or most supermarkets. If you don’t have it at home you…

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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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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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Baobab Paleo Granola Squares

I first made these baobab granola bars so I could have breakfast on the go but I liked them so much so I’m now making all the time. I have it as an afternoon snack, post workout meal or just when I fancy something sweet. Makes: 20 squares or 8×8 inch cake pan Preparation time:…

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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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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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Vegan cashew nut sauce

This cashew dip tastes like a mayonnaise. Actually, it tastes even better! It is deliciously creamy, thick and so healthy. The dip is made of cashews, tahini, almond milk, lemon juice, and salt. Can you believe it? No nasty additives, completely vegan, gluten-free and raw. And the best thing about this dip is that is…

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Refreshing watermelon cucumber summer salad 

This watermelon and cucumber salad is my favorite salad at the moment, so fresh, light and delicious! I like to make it ahead of time and have it through the day. Watermelon and cucumber go so well together, and the mixed seeds add that little bit of crunch which makes it even more delicious. It…

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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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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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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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8 Top Benefits of Eating Nuts

In this blog post I’ll cover the surface and important benefits of nuts and how to incorporate these rabbit nibbles into your everyday meals. As tempting as it may be to grab an ice cream and lick the sauce drizzling down the side of the cone, remember there are alternatives to keep you satisfied until…

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6 Amazing health benefits of dark chocolate

Hello! How are you doing?    I’ve been craving so much chocolate and sweets recently.  This is me with a box of chocolates the other day. I didn’t eat the whole box but I ate quite a few!  Although dark chocolate has many health benefits it’s still pretty high in sugar and therefore calories. Since I’m trying to decrease my body fat percentage I…

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Vegan chocolate pudding

  The main ingredients of this delicious guilt-free mousse is avocado.  Avocado is packed with good fats that provide sustainable energy levels and therefore good on a body fat loss diets. Including an avocado in your daily diet can lower bad cholesterol, protect the heart and helps to manage the diabetes type 2. It’s packed with antioxidants that protects us from…

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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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Healthy tasty alternative to crisps

I don’t usually binge on junk food but when I do there’s noting I enjoy more than ploughing my way through a packet of nachos! However, these Mexican delights aren’t particularly good for you, so I recently tried to find a healthy alternative. Among these were: gluten free nachos, vegetable crisps and plantain crisps. However, I wasn’t convinced by either the health benefits and or taste of any of them. I then discovered…

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