Beet tart

Beet tart

Day #12 Beetroot, spinach and soft cheese tart. this feels like a dish for Spring, he kind of thing you could serve for brunch or lunch in the sunshine. The base is gluten free and is a mix of buckwheat and rice flours, ground almonds and polenta. You can play around with the filling and [...]

Uma Retreats Treats

Uma Retreats Treats

  Here are couple of recipes from our healthy eating and fitness week Uma Retreats in Lake Como! I prepared some healthy snacks to accompany our exercise from post cardio energy balls, to protein bars for our mountain hike. A few of the recipes are listed below, the most loved was for sure the Coconut Balls, so few [...]

Broccoli juice

Broccoli juice

Yes you did read the title correctly...I know it sounds disgusting, thats what I thought too! But wait until you've tried it to judge. The combination with the fresh lemon juice makes it a really refreshing and filling juice. I made this during my homemade juice cleanse and had it for my dinner. Ok so [...]

Raw walnut brownies

   My favourite treat in healthy form! No refined sugar or butter just natural sweetness. These work well as an afternoon pick me up, or even better as a desert with a dollop of coconut yoghurt and some fresh berries or pomegranate seeds. No baking just set in the freezer and cut into bite sized [...]

Power bar

No added sugar, no grains, just nuts, seeds and dates...and my favourite ingredient, chocolate of course! Amazing pre or post gym energy boost, or when you just need a sweet fix and pick me up!  Ingredients:  1 cup blanched almonds 1 cup pecans / walnuts or a mix of both 1/3 cup mixed seeds (flax, [...]