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Creamy Sweet Potato Pasta

Pasta meals tend to leave you feeling tired and bloated due to processed, glutenous pasta and heavy sauces. They are yummy, comfort dishes though, and if you prepare them with gluten-free pasta and a handmade plant-based sauce, you can enjoy it to it’s full extent. I have found sweet potato to be a perfect base for this… READ MORE

The Healing Benefits of Earthing

What if I told you that you could utilise one of strongest healing powers on the planet for FREE every single day? Well you can. It is called Earthing or Grounding. WHAT IS EARTHING? Earthing brings us back to a balanced state when we make direct contact with the earth and our bare skin. Unfortunately,… READ MORE

Raw Sweet and Sour “Fried Rice”

I have created a Vegan Fried Rice recipe in the past, but this one is different. It is RAW. All of the enzymes, vitamins and minerals stay in tact, which means your body is being deeply nourished and fed on a cellular level. You’re welcome 😉 So how do you make a raw version of fried… READ MORE

Blood Cleansing Beet Smoothie

  Depending on which type of betalain pigment and the concentration, beetroots can vary in colour from red to purple or even yellow to orange. Drinking beet juice may help to lower blood pressure in a matter of hours. It is likely this benefit comes from the naturally occurring nitrates in beets, which are converted… READ MORE

How Food Effects Your Mood

You know how you’re really committed and motivated to eat healthy? You’re drinking the juices and smoothies and you’re feeling really freaking good right!? Then there’re those phases you might go through where you give in to the temptation and order fatty pizzas two nights in a row, or chow down on those processed chocolate… READ MORE

Rainbow Rice Paper Rolls

Why are we so attracted to food that is colourful and vibrant? Our brain is programmed to choose foods that will provide us with the greatest number of nutrients. To get a balanced diet, we need a mixture of foods providing a variety of nutrients. This is represented by different colours. Our subconscious knows this, so seeing… READ MORE