Lemon & Raspberry Muffins (GF)

By |June 6th, 2016|DESSERTS, SNACKS, Uncategorized|

Makes 12 3/4 c almond meal 1/3 c coconut flour 1/2 tsp salt 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 c xylitol, or coconut sugar 1 lemon, zest and juice 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs 3/4 c goats yoghurt, or full fat greek yoghurt 1/4 c olive oil 1 c raspberries (frozen work well) Directions Pre-heat [...]

Raw Chocolate Hazelnut Tarts

By |June 23rd, 2015|DESSERTS|

This recipe combines two of my favourite flavours - dark chocolate and hazelnut. This tart requires no baking and is full of satiating good fats from avocado and coconut. I recently made this dessert for some dear friends, and it went down a treat! Here is the much requested recipe: Ingredients (makes 4 small or 1 [...]

Healthy Halva Gem Cookies

By |March 5th, 2014|DESSERTS, SNACKS|

Halva/halwa is a word of middle eastern origin, literally translating to 'sweetmeat'. Traditionally Halva comes in many varieties from all different areas of the globe and are either flour based or nut based. My favourite halva (and the inspiration for this recipe) is made from ground sesame seeds, sugar (or glucose syrup), vanilla and pistachio [...]

Love Your Guts With Probiotics + Coconut Yoghurt Recipe

By |February 27th, 2014|BODY, BREAKFAST, DESSERTS|

In naturopathic practice it is understood that without proper gut function we cannot digest and absorb the nutrients from our food, and we cannot eliminate our bodies waste properly. We are not what we eat, we are what we absorb. You may be eating the cleanest diet in the world, but if your gut is [...]

5 of the most Indulgent Desserts for Valentines Day

By |February 13th, 2014|DESSERTS|

Admittedly I'm not the world's biggest fan of Valentines day. I will celebrate the love for sure, but I feel like it can arrive almost with a sense of obligation.  Out-of-the-blue and 'just because' are sweeter sounds to my ear (and heart) than February the 14th will ever be. Luscious desserts and chocolate however, I [...]

Easy Raw Brownies

By |November 21st, 2013|DESSERTS, SNACKS|

These brownies are rich, indulgent and satisfying. They taste remarkably like real brownies (I think better), but they are healthy. It takes about 5 minutes to whip up a batch and only a handful of ingredients, so what's stopping you? I often eat chocolate for breakfast. You know when they said chocolate was bad for [...]