Raw Almond Truffles

Raw Almond Truffles

If you fancy a healthy and quick recipe for when you get those afternoon munchies, look no further! These little balls of delight are excellent with a cup of tea and would be perfect for a pre/post exercise treat due to the high protein content from the almonds and fast releasing sugar from the dates. What is more, the recipe includes just 3 ingredients! 100g Pitted Dates 150g Almond Butter (shop bought or Almond...
Cauliflower Couscous with Raw Beetroot

Cauliflower Couscous with Raw Beetroot

Raw Cauliflower Couscous This recipe is an absolute winner! Not only does it look stunning but it tastes amazing and is a great gluten-free alternative to couscous, cauliflower couscous really is a winner. My last post of fresh beetroot and carrot juice explained the benefits of beetroot. This couscous is incredibly flavoursome showcasing Middle Eastern spice mixes of Ras El Hanout and Zataar. Cauliflower Couscous Ingredients 1 head Cauliflower 1 1/2 tsp Ras El Hanout* (we like...
Carrot, Beetroot and Kale Juice

Carrot, Beetroot and Kale Juice

Beetroot is a wonder vegetable! I love its earthy flavour and deep rich colour. It is not only a feast for the eyes, but also incredibly good for you! Scientific research has found that drinking beetroot juice boosts your stamina and could help you exercise for up to 16% longer. A University of Exeter led-study shows for the first time how the nitrate contained in beetroot juice leads to a reduction in oxygen uptake, making exercise...
Carrot, Apple and Ginger Juice

Carrot, Apple and Ginger Juice

This juice is excellent for energy and is great for a boost in the morning. Ginger reduces symptoms such as dizziness, nausea and sickness, therefore is excellent for anyone who is pregnant, suffering from motion sickness, or just feeling queasy from one too many the night before. It is also anti inflammatory and is thought to reduce muscle soreness after exercise. A study involving 74 volunteers carried out at the University of Georgia found that daily ginger supplementation...
Homemade Almond Butter

Homemade Almond Butter

Almonds are high-protein and rich in monounsaturated fats, which research links to a reduced risk of heart disease and a healthy cardiovascular system. Almonds are also one of the richest sources of vitamin E, magnease and magnesium, which help protect the body from Alzheimer’s disease to muscle function. To achieve a more spreadable consistency, we added a little coconut oil, which is also classed as a superfood and can help weight loss, heart disease...