Green Smoothie Bowl

Green Smoothie Bowl

A simple green smoothie bowl recipe with toppings of your choice! Because sometimes you want a healthy breakfast that tastes like ice cream. Green Smoothie BowlPaleo, Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-Free, Gluten-FreeIngredients:1/2 banana, frozen works best1/2 avocado1 scoop VegaOne Coconut Almond (or protein powder of your choice – vanilla flavour would be best)1 large handful fresh spinach1/2 to 1 cup of water or non-dairy milkOptional Toppings: Berries, shredded coconut, chopped nuts, h […]

shakshuka

Red’s Shakshuka

Brunch is without a doubt my favourite meal. I love waking up on the weekend, going out for a workout, and coming back to whip up and chow down on a delicious feast. Eggs are my go-to weekend meal, but I do like to mix them up a bit more than the simple scramble. So a big ol’ brunch of shakshuka does just the trick for me. If you new to shakshuka, it’s actually a lot more simple than it sounds. A staple in a lot of North African cuisines, it is a dish of is a dish of eggs poached in a sauce […]

Salted Caramel Oatmeal

Salted Caramel Oatmeal

Oh yes, it taste as good as it looks, folk. The great news is that it is sooo much healthier than in looks! Three very simple ingredients take a humble oatmeal to a whole new level – the perfect weekend breakfast. Salted ‘Caramel’ OatmealServes 1​IngredientsOatmeal1/2 cup rolled oats1 cup almond milk1/2 tsp cinnamonChopped nuts of your choice – I used hemp seeds and almonds.Caramel1 heap tbsp tahini1 tbsp maple syrup1 pinch sea saltDirectionsIn  sauce pan, heat almond to […]

Gluten-Free Morning Glory Muffins

Gluten-Free Morning Glory Muffins

Muffins are delicious. There is no two ways around it. But one of the reasons that they are so delicious is that they are effectively cake – not so healthy. The traditional muffin recipe is loaded with white flour and lost of sugar, making it pretty poor breakfast or snack option. The Morning Glory Muffin is my absolute favourite muffin, it’s pretty much loaded with everything but the kitchen sink and makes a real satisfying snack. Legend has it, the Original Morning Glory Muffin &nbsp […]

nut & seed granola

Nut & Seed Granola

This granola recipe makes a big batch of deliciousness. Store it in a glass container in the cupboard for up to one week. Nut & Seed GranolaAbout 6 servings. Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, VeganIngredients:3 cups rolled oats1 1⁄2 cup sliced almonds or mixed nuts1⁄2 cup pumpkin seeds1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes2 tablespoons cinnamonPinch of salt4 tablespoons melted coconut oil1/4 cup maple syrup or raw honey1/3 cup water1/2 cup dried fruit – chopped dates/dried apricot […]

green breakfast bowl

Green Breakfast Bowl

Last February John and I went to Australia for a glorious 2 week vacation. I was really excited about going for a little sun, fun, activity and relaxation, but after visiting I can say that the trip blew my expectation out of the water. (No pun intended, it is an island after all.) I figured it would have a healthy vibe; you know fit surfers walking around drinking Foster’s and BBQ’ing,  but still somehow managing to have a 6-pack!?! Well, it turns out that is only partially true. People we […]