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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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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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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Smoked Paprika Hummus

I only discovered hummus when I moved to London but I haven’t stopped eating it since! It’s creamy, delicious and so versatile. It goes well with vegetable crudities, oven baked vegetables or as a spread on a slice of gluten-free bread. Hummus is made from chickpeas that are high in plant based protein and low…

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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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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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Turmeric Hummus

I like hummus as much as I like nut butter! I eat it with vegetable crudities, roasted vegetables or gluten free crackers. So yummy! It is also quick and simple to make. For a basic hummus you need chickpeas, tahini paste, olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic. Making it at home is also less expensive…

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Almond Protein Balls

These raw almond protein balls are one the easiest and delicious raw snacks I’ve ever made. I make them all the time. They are deliciously soft with bits of crunchy almonds, without added sugar or other nasty ingredients. Almonds are high protein, fats, vitamins and minerals, and consist of all essential amino acids. They alkalize…

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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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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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