Mint Chocolate Torte

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You know when you get that sweet craving, and you want it BAD?  But you don’t want to eat bad food (well, you do but you know you shouldn’t 🙂 ) – well this beauty of a recipe is the perfect answer.  It hits the sweet spot without triggering a binge reaction or sapping your energy … Read More

Creativity in the Kitchen and This Week’s Yummy Recipes: Smoothie Bowls

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Smoothie bowls have been on the periphery of my consciousness for a while, but a few months ago I really started getting into them. They are so easy, so colourful and sooo delicious!! The idea of creativity in the kitchen can often seem like hard work, and many of us think it’s for other people because … Read More

Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free Chocolate Fudge Cake

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After a year and half in my gorgeous yurt the novelty of washing up outside in all weathers, and cooking on a two ring camping stove, has finally worn off. What that really means is… I’m getting a new kitchen!! I am totally thrilled about this, and have only just realised that not having a proper … Read More

This Week’s Recipe Video: Divine Raw Chocolate Spread

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I can’t believe our wedding is only 4 weeks away!  I feel like I’m spinning a lot of plates at the moment – we’re doing all the wedding planning ourselves and it’s a 3 day event (more like a mini festival!). And then there’s packing up the house and organising our departure to Canada in 10 … Read More

Chocolate Orange Mousse

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I love, love, love today’s velvety dessert!  It’s just so simple and easy to make, and tastes absolutely divine.  You can freeze it to make great ice cream too. This is one of those recipe that I use when I’m in need of some seriously sophisticated comfort food.  If I have a craving for something sugary … Read More

Spiced Chocolate Brownies

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A Creative Life My creativity is really coming alive at the moment. I’m back into the joy of  making new recipes, as well as applying my creativity to my yurt-home. And I’ve just heard that I’ve been accepted onto a one year art course, which is all about finding your creative voice and learning how to … Read More

Life Musings and This Week’s Yummy Recipe: Hemp Hot Chocolate

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I have to admit that I’m posting today’s recipe because I’m imagining that those of you in the Northern hemisphere are probably in need of something lusciously warming and cosy.  From speaking to my family and seeing my Facebook friends’ posts I know that Spring is beginning to awaken in the UK, and I’m remembering the … Read More

A Dinner Menu to Wow and This Week’s Yummy Recipe: Chocolate Cardamom Mousse

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Healthy entertaining… this sounds like a bit of an oxymoron, I know.  We tend to associate entertaining our friends and family with excess and extravagance on the food and booze front.  Out comes the wine, the cream, butter, sugar, the meat or fish and cheese. What I know from my years of eating and entertaining with … Read More

This Week’s Recipe Video: Hot Chocolate Chai

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I’m getting excited about our annual Celebrating in the Raw workshop next weekend.  It’s such a fun day, and I love that we get to sit down with other raw food fans and enjoy a raw Christmas meal together.  Not often you get the chance to do that in life! This week’s recipe is another recipe test for … Read More

Kicking Coffee with This Week’s Recipe: Superpower Superfood Coffee Substitute

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Coffee can be a hard habit to kick, but I’ve found that many of my clients find it a lot easier when they have an alternative.  Coffee, more often than not, is a ritual habit.  It’s the early morning ritual.  Or the mid-morning ritual.  Or the I’m-exhausted-and-I-need-a-treat ritual.  When you acknowledge this ritual aspect of coffee … Read More

This Week’s Video:  Goji Ginger Chocolate Truffles

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Today’s recipe video is a winner!  It’s one for my third recipe book, coming out later this year (my 2nd recipe book is hopefully coming out this summer – the most scrumptious and simple raw ice creams, sorbets and sundaes 🙂 ). I haven’t been able to stop making these Goji Ginger Chocolate Truffles since I created them. … Read More

Healthy Double Chocolate Raw Brownies

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I’ve been trying out a few of the recipes on The Vitality Detox menu plans.  Those of you already booked on the Detox have some real treats in store! In case you haven’t guessed already, raw food isn’t about denial.  It’s about super healthy and delicious alternatives to the foods that deplete us of energy and joy for … Read More

Nice Cream – Chocolate, Mango, Peanut Butter, Blueberry Flavours

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The sun is out! It’s time for ice-cream đź™‚ I don’t know about you, but whenever the sun is out and the temperature is rising I just want ice-cream. Today’s recipes are the easiest and healthiest ice-cream recipes out there and, to boot, they’re dairy-free, sugar-free and vegan.  No one would ever know! Vegan, Dairy-Free, Sugar-Free Super-Quick Ice-Cream … Read More