Healthy Fruit Cake Muffins

1/2 cup pitted dates 1/4 cup pitted prunes 1/8 cup raisins /sultanas /currants 1/2 cup of orange juice (alternatively substitute for strong black tea to make tea bread) 1/2 cup of applesauce 1/4 cup dried apricots 2 chia eggs* 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 3/4 cup wholemeal self-raising flour (gluten-free if required) (If using protein powder, […]

Broccoli Crunch Snack Bites with Flavour Variations

One of my past co-workers first introduced me to the idea of coating broccoli in a blended mixture of nuts, spices, and liquid—similar to that used to coat raw kale chips—before dehydrating it into a bunch of crunchy, flavour-rich, super fun nibbles. While dehydrating these bites gives them a perfectly crisp and crunchy texture, baking […]

Tips for Making it Through Christmas – Healthily!

Tips for Making it Through Christmas – Healthily! Christmas sure is a time for indulgence. Even if you’re trying your best not to be over extravagant, there’s still plenty of treats and trinkets to tempt us throughout December. It seems that everywhere we look, there’s gifts, decorations, food and drink for us to fill our […]

The Benefits of Slowing Down and Eating Mindfully

by Hannah de Gruchy Modern life. It can feel pretty hectic, can’t it? We run from one task to the next, be that work, childcare, having a social life, fitting in the gym or eating. In today’s modern world, we’re never more than a click away from the office, our friends or hours of entertainment. […]

Are These Shocking Ingredients in Your Fast Foods?

Most of us are aware that fast food and takeaways are hardly the healthiest of foods. We know all about the now well-published facts concerning the health risks associated with saturated fats and refined carbohydrates. Many of us also recoil in the knowledge that fast foods commonly contain artificial colours, flavour enhancers such as MSG […]