In the last few weeks of Spring the market produce starts to change… Cucumbers and zucchinis replace potatoes and pumpkins, huge bouquets of soft fragrant herbs appear, seemingly out of thin air, and the fruits grow from oranges and apples to peaches, nectarines and cherries. This is a simple green smoothie using the produce found at our local market over the last week or so, but chop and change to suit what is available near you! Avoid adding ice to this smoothie as it is al
A healthy and terribly addictive freezer treat that takes 10 minutes to make (and can be devoured just as quickly..) Sprinkle with cacao nibs for crunch, or top with raw chocolate for a really special treat. Recipe adapted from oh she glows. It’s very, very good. Ingredients
1 1/2 cups raw smooth almond butter (if you make it yourself, soak the almonds overnight first and then dehydrate for 12-24 hours. Turn the heat up to 200 degrees celcius for the last 10 minutes. Warmed
Due to a teacher training that covered over my usual lunch hours, I had to come up with a filling snack that could be eaten quickly and give me a real boost of energy without a blood sugar spike. And I can safely say these did the trick! They can be eaten warm or cold on their own, or with a salad for more of a meal. Inspired a little by Japanese onigiri, and a little by Italian Arancini these are easily adaptable to suit whatever herbs, spices or seasonings you have on hand.
Chia Pudding Two simple chia seed pudding recipes for busy spring and summer days – when turning on the blender seems like too much ‘cooking’. The amounts in these recipes should definitely be altered to suit your tastes. A lesson I have learnt from cooking with Mother Maya‘s books is to cook intuitively. Use your hands instead of measuring cups. Use your fingertips for ‘a pinch’ rather than a teaspoon. It does seem a little odd at first but this chia pudding is a great way t