Red Velvet Beetroot Cacao Cake!

I turned the big 22 last week and couldn’t let the occasion fly by without whipping up a birthday cake! This beetroot beauty was moist and so tasty (if I do say so myself)! Give it a go… All you need: 4 large beetroots 4 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon Pinch…

Bananarama Pancakes

Happy Pancake Week…yes I’m extending the best day of the year and to the whole week, because why not?! I love pancakes and am a big fan of the american ‘Matilda-like’ pancakes, (you know, the thick ones that you can really sink your teeth into). I’ve always loved banana and Nutella on my pancakes and…

Not-so-naughty Nutella

😍😍😍 Ok I think this Nutella is love. Well not quite but add a pancake into the mix and you’re almost there.  This healthy Nutella is chocolatey, creamy and delicious! Tastes just as good, maybe even better than the real thing because you know it’s full of natural ingredients that will nourish your body. You’ll…

One-pot Chicken Tandoori Quinoa

Fancy adding a bit of zest to your Quinoa dishes? Well look no further! This one-pot chicken tandoori dish is quite the aromatic delight. With a mixture of sweet potato, chickpeas, onions, tomatoes and a whole lot of spice, what more do you need to spice up the weekend?! The term ‘tandoori’ actually refers to…

Sweet Potato Brownies

Okay, everyone stop what you’re doing and get baking!! These sweet potato brownies are revolutionary 😈  When I au-paired in Valencia I thought it was really strange that the Spanish added sweet potatoes to their sweet pastries and cakes, and they thought I was bizarre when I told them we ate them for dinner! But…

Coconut & Cacao Energy Cookies

These no-bake healthy cookies are great pre or post-workout snacks! They’re also really easy to make and will have you eating most of the mixture before you even mould  them into biscuits. What you need: 1/2 cup pitted dates 1/4 cup cacao 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/3 cup rolled oats 2…

Tahini & Turkey Rice

This dish is super easy, super yummy and will use up any leftover veg you have sitting in your fridge! Today I opted for a large lunch because I have training later but this meal works well as a dinner meal too. I used: 1 turkey breast 1 courgette cut into chunks 1 garlic clove…

Gluten-free Oat Pancakes

Sunday morning only calls for pancakes! I didn’t have any flour this morning so as a replacement I decided to whizz up a few oats in the blender!  These pancakes are so good (if I do say so myself) and really easy to make!    All you need (for 4 pancakes for 1 person): 60g…

Raw Cookie Dough Balls

If you need some easy-to-make, clean treats then these little guys are the ticket. I used to love eating cookie dough and I had to find a sugar-free alternative! All you need (10-15 balls): 1-2 cups gluten-free oats (begin with 1 and add more if necessary) 10 medjool dates 2 tablespoons cacao nibs (or dark…

Tuna Melt Sweet Potato Slices 

These little slices are just what the doctor ordered on this cold day!  All you need: 1 sweet potato 1 tin of tuna in spring water Coriander  1 lemon  Coconut oil  Salt and pepper  1 Spring onion  Spinach Optional: chilli flakes To make the beauties you need to: Cut the potato into slices and cook…

What is Candida?

So not many people are aware of Candida Albicans and as a sufferer myself, I think it’s important more people learn about the illness and do something about it. For a while I had been diagnosed with chronic fatigue, IBS, as anaemic.. and forever wondering WHY and HOW I could cure myself? It got to…

Sweet Potato & Chorizo Tortilla Española

It looks like a pizza, it isn’t BUT it’s just as good. Satisfy those pizza wants and cook up a healthy alternative! I love Spain and when I au-paired over there I had so many spanish omelettes because they’re just so good. This sweet potato version is slightly healthier but is still so tasty! (Serves…