Chocolate Heaven Protein Smoothie

Dessert for breakfast that is healthy and totally satisfying ! What a great start to the day ! Give this a go and don’t feel guilty … heaven in a glass is good for the soul. Makes 2 Servings You will need: 1 Cup Almond Milk 1 Cup Coconut Milk 1 Tablespoon Almond Butter 1…

Simple Chia Jam

This is a fantastic way to use up ripe, seasonal soft fruits and boost your omega-3’s in one tasty go! The recipe was originally posted over at pureandsimplebakes.com so head on over to see the full post. This stuff is lovely, it’s easy to make and totally raw so doesn’t require any cooking or setting…

30 Day Muffins

These are my favourite muffins! The mixture makes 30 muffins and will keep in the fridge for 30 days. I make a mixture and bake a small batch when I fancy one for brekkie or a snack. The mixture doesn’t actually last that long in our house – lol! Adapted slightly from my mum’s 30-day…

Festive Crunchies

For the Mincemeat: 3 oz Bramley apples, cored & finely chopped 6 oz mixed dried Fruit (raisins, currants, cranberries, apricots…) 1 oz vegetarian Suet 2 oz Raw sugar (coconut palm or dark raw muscovado) Juice and grated zest of half an Orange 1 tsp of ground Mixed spice 1 pinch ground Cinnamon 1 pinch ground…

Perfect Porridge

3/4 cup of oats 1 & 1/2 cups of water A handful of fresh or frozen berries A small handful of almonds & hazelnuts 1 tbsp of date syrup 2 x Acai Berry Plus Supplements Bring the oats & water to a gentle boil on low heat (trust me on this, burnt porridge smells BAD!)…

Magic Protein Balls

2 tbsp Honey or Agave 2 tbsp Cashew or Hazelnut butter or any other nut butter you fancy 150g assorted Nuts and seeds (e.g. pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, coconut flakes  etc) 20g Vanilla Protein Powder 1 tsp Cayenne pepper or Chilli powder (optional) 1 tsp Cinnamon 100 – 150g mixed dried fruit, chopped…

Not Just Any Green Salad!

Spinach leaves, chopped courgette, chopped green pepper, chopped celery, artichoke hearts from a jar, handful of drained, tinned green lentils, a dollop of hummus topped with jalapeno and toasted cashews. Dressed with oil from the artichoke jar & lime juice (or lemon). Black pepper to taste.

Vanilla Smoothie

1 banana 125 ml soya/oat/almond milk 2 heaped scoops of vanilla protein powder 1 tbsp nut butter, my fav is hazelnut 3/4 cup ice Blitz in a blender and enjoy!! Mel’s tip: always keep the sliced banana in the freezer for smoothies – much nicer than fresh as they make the smoothie really cold &…

Apples, Almonds and Aniseed

1 sliced Granny Smith Apple, ½ cup of Raw Almonds, 1 tbsp of Manuka Honey, Salt flakes Aniseed / Cinnamon Soak the almonds for an hour or so beforehand, this changes the texture of the nut and keeps it soft when you cook it. Heat a frying pan and add the nuts, the honey, the…

Seed Mix Recipe with Grapes

So Simple and So Divine! A handful of seed mix (in this mix we use a range of chopped nuts and toast them in the oven. Here we have hazelnuts, almonds, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds) Handful of green grapes sliced.   Take a handful of seed mix and gently warm in a frying pan, add…