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 […]

Which Milk Alternative Is The Best One For You

Which Milk Alternative Is 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, you’re 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 […]