MACA CHOCOLATE CHAI PUDDING

MACA CHOCOLATE CHAI PUDDING

I have never been a morning person. I have certainly never been a breakfast person. For most of my life I have skipped breakfast. However now I know and understand that breakfast is most certainly the most important meals. Especially now I jog every morning, I actually come home hungry. However I wanted to find something a bit more excited. I have forever heard about chai pudding. I have baked with chai seeds, made energy bars and overnight oats. Yet never made the elusive pudding. I think its a great…

SMOKED PAPRIKA HAKE WITH BEANS AND SPINACH

SMOKED PAPRIKA HAKE WITH BEANS AND SPINACH

Fish is one of my favourite things to eat. Its light, its fresh and it have amazing health benefits. Fish to me is the best when I am in the middle of a fitness regime. Its provides a nutritious and filling dinner or a nice light lunch. There are so many different fishes out there and so much you can do with it. For some reason I have always been scared about making fish. I am not sure why, maybe I am worried about overcooking or under cooking. I also dont…

MACA CHOCO COCO BITES RECIPE

MACA CHOCO COCO BITES RECIPE

I am a sucker for nibbling and grazing, as well as something sweet. So I needed to try and come up with some recipes, that would sort these habits out in a healthy way. I came up with some Maca choco coco bites. I love eating coconut in the summer, it transports me to somewhere where I wish I could be. Then coconut mixed with chocolate always reminds me of my childhood, my nana would always have them snowballs where the gooey marshmallow is covered in chocolate and coconut. Plus…

MACA PEANUT BUTTER RAW CHOCOLATE BROWNIE

MACA PEANUT BUTTER RAW CHOCOLATE BROWNIE

Everybody needs to indulge now and then. Yet isnt it great to indulge knowing your eating something with no added sugar, additives or anything else. I call it guilt free indulging. The best thing is that is so possible. Everyone loves a good brownie, rich, decadent and uber chocolaty. I know I sure do.  So I went on a mission around my kitchen to make a nice rich raw brownie. The best part of making it myself I can add my fave flavour of peanut butter, and give them a…

CANTALOUPE COCONUT LASSI NICE CREAM RECIPE

CANTALOUPE COCONUT LASSI NICE CREAM RECIPE

So I have had this melon hanging around for a while in my kitchen wondering what to do with it. I do love melon on its own dont get me wrong. Its actually one of my faves as its so refreshing and hydrating. However I wanted to do something different. I thought I could have done a smoothie. Blogger She Smiles makes a wicked melon and basil smoothie over on her site. But I remember reading somewhere about about a melon and coconut lassi. I then came up with the…

PEANUT BUTTER NICE CREAM RECIPE

PEANUT BUTTER NICE CREAM RECIPE

Hands down this is by far the best breakfast I have ever had. Due to this being insanely indulgent, feeling so naughty but it is super healthy. We all know I love something sweet for breakfast. This one really takes the biscuit. Who knew you could eat like this for breakfast and not feel guilty about it. Yet the best thing about this one is that you can adapt it to any flavours you like. However I went along with peanut butter. Mainly because I love it. Yet also because…

BREAKFAST EGG MUFFINS RECIPE

BREAKFAST EGG MUFFINS RECIPE

One morning, I decided to have a nice lazy lie in and wait for the rain to pass. When I finally got up it was around brunch time and the sun was shining. I wanted to make something that was fresh, light and vibrant. These lovely breakfast egg muffins are super quick and easy to make. They are packed full of goodness. Lots of protein and some yummy veggies. They made a great start to the day. Not only that you can pop them in your packed lunch, and they…

CHILI LIME GINGER SALMON RECIPE

CHILI LIME GINGER SALMON RECIPE

I love a fish dish as you well know from my pan fried sea bass. I think its perfect for a light lunch and dinner, and we do not have to go on about the health benefits of fish or salmon. My partner loves salmon whether its smoked or cooked, but hates plain flavours, so I needed to come up with a recipe to spice things up a bit. I decided to try and make a lovely Asian styled chili lime ginger salmon. I cheated and used  Tilda steamed brown…

CUCUMBER AVOCADO FETA SALAD RECIPE

CUCUMBER AVOCADO FETA SALAD RECIPE

This salad combines mine and my partners favourite things, he is cucumber mad, I love feta and we are both a big fan of avocado. I whipped this up the other day after we came back from a long bike ride, we really needed a pick me up before dinner time. This was the perfect thing it was light and refreshing, just what we needed to cool us down and fill us up. This cucumber avocado feta salad can be used in so many ways, a light lunch or snack,…

BLUEBERRY & RASPBERRY YOGURT CAKE RECIPE

BLUEBERRY & RASPBERRY YOGURT CAKE RECIPE

I am a sucker for a lovely piece of cake. It is something that runs in the family. My nana is a master baker and my mum owns a cake boat shop, so I have always been surrounded by sweet, tasty cakes. However when it comes to having fruit in my cake I am always very dubious. I hate Christmas cake and pudding. However I love cakes with fresh cream and fresh fruit. I had various punnets of fruit in my fridge that quickly needed using up, so I had a…