Easy Berry Banana Smoothie

INGREDIENTS 1 Frozen chopped banana 1/2 c Frozen Blueberries 2 Dates 1 tbsp chia seeds 1/2 c almond milk 1/2-1c water METHOD Soak chia seeds for at least half an hour in almond milk. Place all ingredients in container and blend for a few minutes or till combined. Top with what ever you desire and…

Hedgehog Slice

This healthy hedgehog slice recipe hits the spot when it comes to my naughty snack 😉 This recipe can be modified in many ways but adding nuts, seeds, different toppings or dried fruit pieces. INGREDIENTS 1 cup walnuts 1/2 cup dried dates soaked in hot water and drained 2 tbsp honey 2 tbsp cocoa 3 tbsp desiccated coconut 1 cup puffed rice TOPPING 2 tbsp cocao powder 1 tblsp coconut…

Flax Seed – one of the most powerful medicinal foods

Flax seeds (Linum usitatissimum) — also known as common flax or linseeds — are small oil seeds that originated in the Middle East thousands of years ago. When I approached my local Naturopath for help with irregular periods, cramping and light acid reflux, he put me straight onto organic flax seed. I noticed a huge…

Brazil Nut Benefits

The Brazil Nut is a nutrient dense nut that comes from the Brazil tree in South America. Brazil nuts are one of the healthiest nuts due to their high content of selenium levels. Selenium is an essential mineral which must be obtained through diet. It is found in water and some foods. Selenium has been…

To Diet or Not To Diet?

I think the word diet is misused a lot of the time. When I think of or hear of someone on a diet I assume ‘weight loss’ is the main objective. When my health deteriorated I also decided to go on a diet, or should I say a change of diet? I thought I ate…