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

This Week’s Recipe Video: Pear & Ginger Cheesecake

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Cake.  That’s what I want on a cold and rainy afternoon 🙂 So, this week’s recipe video is the most delicious and seasonal cheesecake, with the warming spice of ginger and topped with the luscious lightness of pear.  Make this your weekend project and treat yourself to indulgent, healthy cake without conscience! Over to you … … Read More

Raspberry Granola Flapjacks

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It’s been an interesting time, living in a yurt during this stormy weather! The thing I love about the yurt is also the thing that is a bit crazy when it’s raging outside – you hear and FEEL the elements!! The rain and hail plays my home like a drum, the wind thrums around the walls, … Read More

Lemon and Honey Biscuits and My Fertility Update, Part I

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For women and couples going trough IVF, right now is a tricky time. The ‘ticking clock’ of fertility doesn’t stop for Covid-19, but unfortunately treatment does. By 45, most women think they’ve missed the boat when it comes to having kids. I don’t know if I’ve missed the boat… yet. And I won’t know for a … Read More

This Week’s Recipe: Cinnamon Raisin Oaties

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Making fancy raw treats hasn’t been high on my list since we’ve been travelling, but I LOVE sweet treats!  Today’s recipe is so simple and delicious I’m often knocking out a batch every few days 🙂  When I first created these Cinnamon Raisin Oaties I was in Merida, in Mexico, where it was a scorching 40C … Read More

How to Kick that Sugar Habit and This Week’s Recipe:  Coconut Fridge Macaroons

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Most people are aware that refined sugar is really bad for them.  Its highly addictive nature is incredibly detrimental to our long term emotional well-being and physical health. Refined sugar acidifies the body, increasing the risk of diseases such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes, not to mention being a leading cause of weight gain and obesity. … 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

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

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 Video:  Bee Pollen Balls

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Wow, what a week!  I’ve been thinking about how I can keep in touch with you and all my tribe whilst we’re away on our big adventure and I’ve decided social media is the way to go.  I’m on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and I’ve got my Youtube channel, but I don’t spend as much time on them as … 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

Improving Your Snacking Habits and This Week’s Recipe: Coconut Ginger Bliss Balls

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Snacking can be the bain of many of our lives.  We want to be slim and healthy, but resisting sweets, biscuits, crisps and other unhealthy snacks can be a daily challenge.  We treat ourselves to ‘naughty’ snacks and cakes, and then feel bad about eating them afterwards.  There seems no way to win The Battle of … 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

This Week’s Recipe Video: Dreamie Indian Green Smoothie

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Green smoothies have the power to change your life (you’ll know that if you already have them regularly).  They are quick, easy and a natural multi-vitamin and mineral supplement that your body can benefit from instantly. A morning green smoothie a day will help to balance your blood sugar, calm unhealthy food cravings, give you gorgeous … Read More

Raw Breakfast Challenge Winner and This Week’s Yummy Recipe: Coconutnog

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Today’s post is going to be short and sweet (literally, with today’s plant-based eggnog recipe 😉 ).  I want to wish you a very happy Christmas and New Year.  I hope you have some lovely treats lined up, and that you will create time between Christmas and New Year for some well-needed nurturing and reflection, as well … Read More

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

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The sun is out! It’s time for ice-cream 🙂 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

This Week’s Recipe Video: Delectably Simple Lime Mousse

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Today’s recipe is so lovely and light.  It’s the perfect dairy-free, summer pudding, although I love it for breakfast too 🙂 My News For those of you who haven’t seen me posting on my Facebook page, it’s time to give you an update on our wedding! We had the MOST gorgeous weekend.  The sun shone the … Read More

How to Eat Fruit and This Week’s Detox Recipe: Tropical Burst Smoothie

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  Is fruit actually good for us?  You may think this is a strange question.  Surely, fruit is super healthy?  Aren’t we encouraged to eat MORE fruit? And whilst it’s true that fruit is packed full of amazing, life-giving nutrients, there is actually a right way and a wrong way to eat it. For some people … 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

Raw Halva

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Most of us love sweet treats.  The problem with most sweet treats is that they are full of acidifying and toxic ingredients that suppress natural energy and immunity, as well as piling on the pounds.  Unfortunately, even knowing how bad these foods are for us doesn’t stop us craving them, and giving into these cravings provides … Read More

This Week’s Recipe Video: Hot Maltie

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This time of year gets me thinking Horlicks and hot chocolate, curled up on the sofa or as a comforting start to my day. Today’s Hot Maltie drink is an idea for my new recipe book, which I’m testing recipes for at the moment.  It’s super quick and easy, and it’s a great way of getting … Read More