Tag: Raw

Vegan Ranch Salad Dressing with Hemp Hearts

Vegan Ranch Salad Dressing with Hemp Hearts

Hemp hearts are currently a hot topic, and for good reason. They are an easy protein source, packed full of essential fatty acids, locally grown, and super versatile. I love hemp so much I’ve share my favorite milk alternative Hemp Milk, and a yummy nutrient […]

Vegan Hemp and Sunflower Seed Pâté

Vegan Hemp and Sunflower Seed Pâté

Hemp hearts are a food that comes up daily in my practice. I recommend it to many of my clients as a great plant-based complete protein that offers a wide nutrient profile including omega-3 fatty acids, magnesium and zinc. Generally my focus is on breakfast, […]

Kale Salad with Beet Apple and Dill

Kale Salad with Beet Apple and Dill

As the years go by, I can start to appreciate the presence of fruit in salads. Where the sight of strawberries in a salad used to make my stomach churn, I can now appreciate the surprise burst of sweetness from a blueberry or the tartness […]

Raw Chocolate Brownie with Caramel Icing [Vegan, GF]

Raw Chocolate Brownie with Caramel Icing [Vegan, GF]

Tomorrow is Valentine’s day and being the responsible Dietitian that I am, I am sharing my favourite ultra healthy raw chocolate brownie. If you’re looking for a non-Cadbury chocolaty treat for your special someone, I encourage you to give this recipe a try. Even the […]

Have a Heart: Ethical Raw Chocolate Brownie Recipe for Valentines

Have a Heart: Ethical Raw Chocolate Brownie Recipe for Valentines

Maybe Valentines day is a lot-a-bit commercialised, but that doesn’t have to take away from the beautiful jesters lovers do for one another on this special day. From romantic picnics to candle-lite dinners for two. However you decide to spend this Valentines day there is […]

Ginger Spiced Apple Sauce Recipe and Fruit Picking Victoria

Ginger Spiced Apple Sauce Recipe and Fruit Picking Victoria

I have Lifecycles to thank for my first venture of apple picking in one of Victoria’s most beautiful orchards. Lifecycles is a not for profit organization dedicated to cultivating awareness and initiating action around food, health, and urban sustainability in the area. They have their […]

Healing Breakfast Smoothie with Berries, Banana and Cacao

Healing Breakfast Smoothie with Berries, Banana and Cacao

I love Victoria and its bountifulness of amazing eateries. I am continuously inspired by all the fresh, local, healthy fare that is waiting for you around every corner. This weekend a friend took me to an unassuming spot for lunch; a health food store with […]

Milk Alternatives – Finding The Best One For You

Milk Alternatives – Finding The Best One For You

So you have made the choice to give up milk. Mom says no, friends call you a hippie, the dairy industry is smacking their 3 recommended serves in your face. But you don’t care, your going to do it. Whether it be to ward off […]

A Zingy Green Summer Juice

A Zingy Green Summer Juice

Once you go green, you’ll never go back. My previous method of juicing included taking anything and everything and pressing it down my juicer. It was a gamble when it came to taste, but I was experimenting. I’m content now knowing that I prefer not […]

Sprouted Summer Salad Recipe:The How To & Health Benefits of Sprouting Foods

Sprouted Summer Salad Recipe:The How To & Health Benefits of Sprouting Foods

I have been dabbling into sprouting foods since my early university days but back then I was too skint to buy a proper sprouter. I’ve used everything from nut milk bags to glass jars and cheesecloth. If your a first time sprouter,prepare to become addicted. […]

The Antioxidant Army – Understanding How We Can Fight Off Free Radicals and Oxidative Stress

The Antioxidant Army – Understanding How We Can Fight Off Free Radicals and Oxidative Stress

Antioxidants – a term that is thrown around loosely in health food stores, grocery stores and pharmacies a like. But what exactly is an antioxidant, and what are they doing for me? I hope to shed some light into the great abise and break it […]

Raw Fruit Tart With Cashew Cream and Seasonal Fruit

Raw Fruit Tart With Cashew Cream and Seasonal Fruit

My first experience with raw desserts was magical. A friend had attended a raw food cooking class and offered to (not) bake me a cheesecake. I must admit I was skeptical, how could a cheesecake recipe that consisted of mainly nuts, seeds and dried fruit […]