A smoothie to nourish the soul – my spiritual wellness smoothie

Every morsel we eat plays a role on our spiritual journey. The energy of our food becomes a part of our being, it goes soul deep - flooding into our cells; directly impacting our vibration by either lowering or raising it (depending on what we choose to consume). We are spiritual beings in physical, human [...]

Banana Porridge for Breakfast – and the joys of gluten-free oats

Porridge! It's warming, filling and very satisfying to have porridge in the morning for breakfast. A welcomed change from my usual superfood smoothies on chilly winter days too. About gluten-free oats (for those who need to watch their gluten intake) Now, I must admit, being very sensitive to gluten I used to find that porridge [...]

Healing Superfood Hemp & Maca Smoothie with banana, ginger and mango

Superfood smoothies are my favourite way to start the day! I always feel so honoured that I am able to gift my body with the benefits of these little treasures. They give me a sustained boost of energy and flood my system with a wonderful vibrancy to keep me energised all morning long. I don't [...]

Papaya & Coconut Smoothie Bowl (only 3 ingredients)

Today I am sending you warm tropical breezes, writing from the Canary Islands. I am away from home on a private retreat for my own self-inspired healing. Rest, letting go, hiking in the beautiful countryside are all the order of the week. To be honest, I've had several strong wake-calls over the last year to [...]

Chia Mango Breakfast Pudding Bowl – super healthy deliciousness

Being a retreat chef - what a joy! Not only do I get to make the most delicious soul-inspired food and serve it to the most beautiful souls on retreat, it gives me the enormous privilege of filling my shopping trolley with bountiful loads of delicious, organic goodness! It's like a delightful treasure hunt as [...]

Homemade Maca Granola (gluten-free, vegan, no refined sugar)

Breakfast, snack food, dessert, easy camping meal - granola has a multitude of satisfying uses! When it comes to granola I love a bit of a crunch. I love it when it sticks together so that I can reach into the jar for a cluster or two whenever that jar should catch my eye. Not [...]

My Magic Porridge Pot Recipe (gluten-free, dairy-free, no sugar)

During the chillier months of my childhood, I’d often bounce down to the kitchen for breakfast, all wrapped up in a bundle of warm clothes, to find a pot of oat porridge bubbling away. It was a bit of a staple morning time meal back then, living near the chilly borders of Scotland. Scotland provides [...]

Green Superfood Smoothie jam packed with health benefits

Everything in my world just flows much better when I get my day off to a good start with a vibrant breakfast. It frees up my energy so that I can give myself more passionately to my projects, my relationships and my work. It just makes the world a better place. What I decide to eat plays a really important role in that. I like to feel that every morsel weaves nourishment through every cell of my being; filling me with top quality plant-based protein, essential fats, minerals, vitamins, antioxidants and phyto-nutrients.

Cashew & Vanilla Nice Spice Smoothie Recipe

If you fancy a healthy, creamy smoothie then it must be said… cashew nuts work wonders. They are excellent for those on a plant based diet or those looking for healthier options; creaming up really well, satisfying the desire for something rich and delicious. They are also packed with vitamins, minerals, healthy fats, protein and loads of health-promoting phyto-chemicals that help protect us from diseases and cancers.

Happy Hemp Superfood Breakfast Bowl with maca and tahini

What an incredible way to start the day! This is a blend designed to really set you up for the day, with a sustained boost of energy and its high protein, nutritious and adaptogenic qualities. It's an easy, fast way to support yourself nutritionally, if you have a busy or stressful schedule, because it is just loaded with supportive stuff.

Pecan & Mango Smoothie with vanilla & cinnamon (dairy free, vegan)

Pecans are rich, buttery nuts that are native to southern parts of the USA. They have an impressive nutritional profile; rich in essential fats, protein, anti-oxidants, are anti-carcinogenic and are full of minerals and vitamins (especially from the B family). I don't buy them too often, although when I do, I favour the good quality [...]

Sunrise Smoothie (coconut, banana, mango & pineapple)

There's nothing like a bit of healthy luxury every now and again; especially when enjoying a few days of well earned R&R! This smoothie is rich in healthy fats for a somewhat creamy, indulgent treat. I use canned coconut milk (rather than the sort you might use for breakfast cereal etc.). I use the purest, [...]

How to make a delicious, creamy ‘Garden Berry Smoothie’

There’s something deeply satisfying about the vibrant sweetness of a summer garden berry smoothie, especially with fruit freshly gathered from your own raspberry and strawberry plants (if you are fortunate enough to grow your own that is). For years, my soft fruit crops never seemed to yield enough to allow me to bring any back [...]

Quinoa Breakfast Bowl (gluten-free, dairy-free porridge)

I am often asked about healthy breakfast options...  Most of the time, I enjoy fresh fruit or a smoothie in the morning, although there are days when fruit just doesn't cut it. When deciding on what to eat for breakfast I want to make sure that every morsel is healthful, nutritious and of course, delicious. [...]