vegan

PIÑA COLADA VEGAN SMOOTHIE

Omg you guys this is actually amazing!! I’m getting a little bit sick of chocolate protein as I’ve had a bit of an overload the past few months, so this is a refreshing change away from the standard ‘berries, spinach and chocolate’ smoothies.
A delicious, protein and healthy fat packed smoothie perfect for breakfast or a snack!

INGREDIENTS:
4 tablespoons of dessicated coconut
Half a banana (more…)

VEGGIE-FILLED FAJITA BOWLS

You all know I’m obsessed with sneaking veggies into ANY meal that I can and these Fajita bowls are no different! You could even leave out the chicken and opt for a Vegan meal choice! Just add some extra mushrooms and maybe even some cabbage and eggplant instead! Super quick, super easy and super yummy! (more…)

DAIRY FREE, GLUTEN FREE CARBONARA PASTA

My version of a deeeelish carbonara pasta packed with protein from the chicken and quinoa pasta and also a wholeee sneaky bag of baby spinach (that I mix through and trick my boyfriend into eating hehehe)
Oh, and the best bit…it literally takes 15-20 mins depending on how quickly your pasta & chicken cooks!

INGREDIENTS:
Your desired serving of gluten free pasta (I use Orgran brand from Coles or your local Organic shop)
2 tablespoons coconut oil (more…)

CREAMY PROTEIN OVERNIGHT OATS

I love overnight oats! (the organic kind, obvi! Read more about why it’s SO important to eat organic grains here) they are so easy to get a good dose of nutritious carbs, healthy fats and protein for a nourishing meal!
I’m also going to be a little controversial and say I don’t reeeeeally eat overnight oats as a breakfast meal like most people do, but I will explain why & the effects on your body and hormones after the recipe, just in case there are people reading that just want the recipe already!

INGREDIENTS:
1/2 cup organic oats (I like Bills organic oats or Woolworths Macro oats)
3/4 cup coconut milk (I love coco-quench from Coles, but you can use any milk you like or even water!) (more…)

GRAINS – WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO EAT ORGANIC

Ok, so this might be a little controversial & I know so many people roll their eyes when the health industry pushes eating organic produce…but I want to explain exactly WHY it’s important to eat organic – when you can. And ESPECIALLY with grains.

I’m sure we are all aware of the huge gluten free movement over the last few years. This has reared it’s head due to hundreds of thousands more people showing symptoms of intolerances just in the last 10 years. But why has this happened? (more…)

DOUBLE CHOCOLATE MUFFINS

An old recipe of mine that I have re-hashed to make gluten free & a little more clean

INGREDIENTS:
1 cup applesauce
1 teaspoon coconut oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract (more…)

CHOC SMOOTHIE BOWL 

Squash your chocolate cravings with a yummy, protein filled, adaptogenic and fat burning smoothie bowl!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 1 tbsp Mayvers almond-cacao spread
  • 2 tbsp organic cacao powder
  • 1/2 tsp Macca powder
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1/2 cup gluten free organic oats
  • 2 tsp Du Chocolate powder
  • 1 scoop Muscle Sport choc protein powder

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DRAGON FRUIT

So we all know fruit & vegetables are good for us…but there are some more than others! One that’s been on my radar the last few months is Dragon Fruit (or Pitaya) and I’ve been researching just WHY it’s so good for us and why it’s classified as a Superfood. So, here we go… (more…)

BANANA CHOC MOUSSE 

 

Yummy and healthy!! I’m a sucker for chocolate so I’m always up for trying new mousse recipes! (My other coconut cream choc mousse is also delish!) this recipe is from Ashy Bines’ kittens in the kitchen YouTube episode and I’ve changed it up a little to add in some extra protein AND (more…)

PINEAPPLE SALSA

The weather is heeeeating up over here in Australia! Time for a healthy and Summery take on the tomato salsa classic…perfect as a dip, tossed through baby spinach leaves for a nice salad or added as a side to chicken wraps!

 

INGREDIENTS
500g pineapple (you can use fresh if in season, or canned…but make sure you look for the canned variety in juice NOT syrup!) (more…)