Anxiety and Depression is not a Weakness
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Anxiety and Depression is not a Weakness

I read this little message on facebook yesterday, saying that “anxiety and depression isn’t a weakness” and I couldn’t agree more. If people had no emotions to guide them, we’d probably be enjoying someone insulting us. I would hate to imagine what kind of disadvantage we’d be in, if that happened all the time. When…

Healthy Raw Chocolate Chip Vegan Cookie Dough
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Healthy Raw Chocolate Chip Vegan Cookie Dough

(Yields: 1 bowl, Serving: 4, Prep time: 20 mins) Ingredients 1 cup & 2 tablespoons oat flour 2 tablespoon cacao nibs 2 tablespoons skinned hazelnuts 2 sprinkles fine grain sea salt 1/4 cup and 2 tablespoons green grape sauce (recipe here*) 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons almond milk 1 teaspoon pure vanilla…

5 Food Replacements for an Healthier Alternative
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5 Food Replacements for an Healthier Alternative

I’m always on the lookout for replacing certain foods with healthier alternatives. Here are five of the latest swaps I’ve been doing! Nuts for Cheese I couldn’t believe just how much ground almonds taste to cheese. I was making pasta the other day and ground up some almonds with water and it became almond milk!…

Coconut Balls
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Coconut Balls

(Yields: 9 balls, Serving: , Prep time: 20 mins, Cook time: 15 mins) Ingredients 2 tablespoons coconut manna (or coconut butter) 3 tablespoons grape sauce (recipe here*) 2 tablespoons almond meal 3 tablespoons shredded coconut (divided use*) 2 tablespoons oat flour 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 sprinkles sea salt Note: 3 tablespoons of grape sauce…

Dark Cocoa and Yoghurt Face Mask
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Dark Cocoa and Yoghurt Face Mask

“I’m watching you…! Mwhahahha!” What you will need: 2 tablespoons plain Greek yoghurt 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon dark cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/2 teaspoon matcha green tea powder 1/2 teaspoon honey Dark cocoa powder is full of antioxidants, and I’ve already mentioned how awesome cumin, lemon juice are for acne and scars…

Steamed Silken Tofu with Shiitake Mushrooms
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Steamed Silken Tofu with Shiitake Mushrooms

(Yields: 3 plates, Serving: 2, Prep time: 15 mins, Cook time: 15 mins) Ingredients 3 shiitake mushrooms 1 packet silken tofu 1 clove garlic 1 tablespoon reduced sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon superior pickle sauce (or cooking wine) 1 tablespoon vegetable broth 1/2 sesame oil 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder 1/2 scallion Instructions Soak shiitake mushrooms…

Raspberry Banana Vegan Soft Serve Ice Cream
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Raspberry Banana Vegan Soft Serve Ice Cream

(Yields: 1 bowl, Serving: 2, Prep time: 10 mins) Ingredients 2 frozen bananas 1/4 cup sliced almonds 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk 1/2 avocado 1/3 cup fresh or frozen raspberries 1 teaspoon vanilla essence Instructions Add all the ingredients into the blender. Push down with the food tamper and blend until smooth. (I recommend using…