Category Archives: Meals in under 5 minutes

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” »

2 INGREDIENT WATERMELON & MINT SORBET OR SLUSHIE – VEGAN, PALEO, CLEAN EATING

June 27, 2016

watermelonsorbetThis is probably one of the easiest and quickest refreshing desserts you can whip up – especially wonderful at summer time. It has 2 ingredients, and even at that you could chop it down to one. Continue reading “2 INGREDIENT WATERMELON & MINT SORBET OR SLUSHIE – VEGAN, PALEO, CLEAN EATING” »

WHY YOU NEED ALOE VERA IN YOUR DIET + A GREEN SMOOTHIE RECIPE

February 9, 2016

aloe smoothieI’ve been meaning to get Aloe Vera in to my diet (yes you can eat it and not just use it on your skin!) for quite a while now because the list of benefits is outstanding. We have been growing this little gem for a while, which in Scotland on a windowsill is a massive achievement. When Vera (yes I name my  plants – and yes it’s not very original) was old enough and the leaves plump enough I Continue reading “WHY YOU NEED ALOE VERA IN YOUR DIET + A GREEN SMOOTHIE RECIPE” »

VEGAN ‘SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE’ RECIPE

April 1, 2015

VeganSpagBowl-850x595Below is the tastiest, quickest and simplest vegan version of spaghetti bolognese (using zucchini noodles), made in under 5 minutes with all natural and real food ingredients – no bottled sauce required. This sneaky recipe is a little sneak peak into the recipes in the 5 Day clean Eating Detox and Wellness Revolution program.

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PASTA & NOODLE LOVERS RE-UNITE: ITS TIME TO ZOODLE YOURSELF HAPPY

February 5, 2015

P1050338Wanna zoodle? I bet you do… If you follow the latest trends in healthy eating, or you’ve purchased any of my recipe books, you’ll have noticed this thing called “zoodles” where you use a spirailser to make noodles or spaghetti… but with veggies. Intrigued? I know you are – take a minute to absorb the awesomeness of the possibilites. Continue reading “PASTA & NOODLE LOVERS RE-UNITE: ITS TIME TO ZOODLE YOURSELF HAPPY” »

SWAPPING NASTIES FOR GOODIES – CLEAN HEALTHY FOOD WITH NO DEPRIVATION OR GUILT

December 18, 2014

New folder2One of the biggest misconceptions about eating healthy is that you have to eat bland food and you have to miss out on old favourites – this is not the case. I’m a food lover, and tasty delicious food is super important to me, hence why I do not want your taste buds missing out – which I Continue reading “SWAPPING NASTIES FOR GOODIES – CLEAN HEALTHY FOOD WITH NO DEPRIVATION OR GUILT” »

A RAW BLACKBERRY CHIA JAM TO TRUMP ALL JAMS

September 21, 2014

PicMonkey CollageSince cutting refined sugar out of my diet there were some old favourites I had been desperate to replace with healthy versions – Jam was one of these. Whilst typical jam is all deliciously sweet and sticky, the ingredient lists is full of unpronounceable ingredients and adds little nutritional value to your diet. There is more sugar, flavorings, and additives then there is real fruit, which seems odd when it’s supposed to be a “fruit” spread. Continue reading “A RAW BLACKBERRY CHIA JAM TO TRUMP ALL JAMS” »