Sweet Potato Chocolate Cake GF vegan with Avocado Chocolate Frosting

I am taking a break from my wonderful busy-ness at the moment to share a plateful of deliciousness with you all. I've been planning menus and ingredients list for my work this summer as a retreat chef and also happily planning the myriad of different sessions for my summer school. Exciting times here in the [...]

Simple Gluten-free Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

Today I am going for simplicity. Sometimes you might just want to make a delicious sweet treat without having to dress it up (we are saving fancier decorative stuff for another occasion). Enter.... my 'simple, gluten-free, vegan chocolate cupcakes'. We are talking light - incredibly light - sort of melt-in-the-mouth deliciousness here, naturally sweetened with [...]

5 Spice Biscuits – gluten-free, vegan with a fab crunch

Crunch! A delectably delicious crunch! That's what I love about making this type of biscuit. This version has a spicy kick with my homemade Chinese Five Spice blend being the star of the show. You take a bite (and after the thrill of that crunch) you go on a bit of an adventure. You sort [...]

Raw Chocolate Hempseed Brownies – vegan, gluten-free, superfood

"I am so excited and I just can't hide it - I'm about to lose control and I think I like it - yeah-hey!"...  The lyrics going around my head, making me dance and jive around my kitchen as I was making these precious little treasures! It's true. I am easily excited when making superfood [...]

Mango Coconut Milk Ice Cream with only 3 ingredients! Vegan

I am exceedingly fond of my adventures in healthy vegan ice cream making. Making ice cream with coconut and dried fruits is a wonderful art that came to me in a vision many moons ago and it sort of transformed my decadent dessert options rather rapidly. It's not just being able to make delicious dairy-free [...]

“Chocolate Bodhi Bars” for love, compassion and awakening

I love that name 'Bodhi'. I actually put my forehead against a Bodhi tree once in Kauai. It was an intuitive moment. My body started to gently tremble and the world seemed to stand still for a short while. Surrendered to the moment, with my eyes closed I had the most soul-stirring etheric experience and met [...]

How to make a healthy vegan chocolate pot in one minute

Sometimes just need a little smackerel of something sweet and chocolatey. There are times when you just do not have time to be spending half an hour in the kitchen making your treat. And let's face it, there are moments when you just gotta have it 'now'! So this chocolate almond banana pot is perfect [...]

Raw Chocolate Mint Pie with Chocolate Brownie Base (gf vegan)

Just imagine a world where everything is made with love. Imagine a world where everything is made with compassionate plant-based ingredients. Imagine a place where everything was not only nourishing for the body but also nourishes the heart and soul. Well, I can't exactly change the world 'out-there', but what I can do it start right [...]

Vegan Easter ‘Made With Love’ – 10 homemade chocolate recipes

Easter is coming right up and I've heard lots of people getting excited about sharing gifts, especially of the chocolate sort! The good news is that, despite all the 'less than healthy' stuff out there, your gifts actually can be nutritious, ethical and truly from the heart - especially when you make chocolate at home [...]

Raw vegan mango cheesecake with raspberry chia sauce

The exciting challenge of using healthy ingredients in all my recipes has invited me to become somewhat creative over the years. I want every morsel to be jam-packed with nutritional goodness, for my health, longevity and all-around good vibrations. There's something especially delightful about recreating a recipe that would traditionally be filled with sugar, wheat [...]