Category Archives: Healthy Living

PEAR CHIA PARFAIT with CACAO MOUSSE- clean, vegan, paleo

November 16, 2016

img_0933aI was desperate this morning for dessert for breakfast, but minus a sugar high. So I whipped up this delicious Pear Chia Parfait with Cacao Mousse. Its really easy, filling, and took less than 15 minutes from starting to layering and digging a spoon in – and the avocado chocolate mousse is perfect on its own too if you want to make that as a separate recipe just double the ingredients. This is one to definitely curb sugar cravings with the healthy fats, natural sweetness, and Continue reading “PEAR CHIA PARFAIT with CACAO MOUSSE- clean, vegan, paleo” »

RAW VEGAN APRICOT TART (plus a blackberry pie recipe) – healthy, sugar free, gluten free, nut free, & paleo friendly

October 2, 2016

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This recipe is so simple, tasty, and healthy. It works for almost any fruit as a topping (in fact mixing and matching also goes well and you can create layers – there’s a blackberry pie recipe at the bottom, or try a combo of apricot and dates topped with a layer of cacao and coconut for a healthy chocolate caramel slice). It is cheap, QUICK, raw, vegan, refined sugar free, paleo friendly, gluten free, nut free, it tastes amazing…Plus it’s good for your digestive system thanks to the special key ingredient.

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THE PERFECT HEALTHY HOMEMADE SWEET VEGAN CHICKPEA CURRY RECIPE

September 9, 2016

image1Having been away the last three weeks, in between moving countries, the one thing I missed most (apart from the dog and my love of course…) is my own cooking. We moved to Ireland on the weekend and so far the weather has been wonderful… until today where the wind and rain have taken center stage. So a heart warming bowl of homemade curry was just what was needed. However, with a lack of any curry power in the house I had to improvise with whatever was on hand, and it came out like a sweet and perfect curry with all the right flavour tones.

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WHAT IS CACAO – & simple ways to use it

July 12, 2016

P1050026Did you know that chocolate CAN be good for you and you can even eat it to help support your weight loss journey… I know, thank me later. Real chocolate, Cacao (pronounced ka-kow), actually comes from the beans of the Cacao fruit (yes chocolate is derived from the cacao beans which are grown inside that white flesh in the pods above). Chocolate becomes unhealthy when you start to alter and process cacao, such as heating and processing, as it destroys most of the health promoting nutrients and anti-oxidants – which is why you want to opt for raw ‘cacao’ over processed and heated ‘cocoa’ products. Continue reading “WHAT IS CACAO – & simple ways to use it” »

5 SIMPLE HERBS & SPICES TO ADD TO SMOOTHIES TO HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT

May 3, 2016

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There are numerous different superfoods, herbs, and exotic and expensive powder blends out there which can help with weight loss but the following list keeps it simple. The following 5 herbs and spices can be found in any supermarket (although buying online provides better quality ranges at cheaper prices) and they are some of the best and most natural weight loss foods you Continue reading “5 SIMPLE HERBS & SPICES TO ADD TO SMOOTHIES TO HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT” »

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ESSENTIAL OILS PLUS AN ARTHRITIS & JOINT OIL TO USE

March 29, 2016

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Small but mighty in power – they can help with weight loss, with reducing inflammation, getting rid of migraines and pain, for boosting health and recovering from illnesses and they have been used for thousands of years for their medicinal and health benefits. Plus these little powerhouses smell amazing. So what am I talking about? Essential Oils. Continue reading “EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ESSENTIAL OILS PLUS AN ARTHRITIS & JOINT OIL TO USE” »

THESE ARE MY GOALS, MY PURPOSE, MY MISSION, MY DAILY PASSION & MY WISH FOR THE WORLD

March 19, 2016

12212096_10156601671040623_1831970641_nI would rather make mistakes in hopes of things turning out to be successes rather than live frozen in fear, in denial, and stuck in one mindset wondering ‘what if?’ Continue reading “THESE ARE MY GOALS, MY PURPOSE, MY MISSION, MY DAILY PASSION & MY WISH FOR THE WORLD” »