Vegetarian Split Pea Soup for Digestive Cleanse

It only takes one hearty vegetarian soup to ignite a craving within your taste buds for more! Of course the best time to indulge in hot soups is when the thermometer drops, but that doesn’t stop me from enjoying this recipe any other time of the year! I’ve selected all the simple base ingredients of split peas, onion and potato. Then I’ve added in some zestful lemon, infused by…

Buddha Bowl, The Ultimate Vegan Protein Source

What I love about my mostly plant-based diet is the variety of ingredients that feature across many recipes, and also the array of flavors you can create from those many ingredients. That’s my main focus in this Buddha bowl, a hearty lunch or dinner that you can truly look forward to devouring or busting out at dinner parties. It’s a recipe that’s simple enough that …

Peanut Butter Granola Bars with Bee Pollen

Breakfasts on the run or afternoon snacks – if you’re dealing with a hormone imbalance, you need to be prepared with nutrient-packed bars to not hijack your diet and support a healthy hormone production throughout the day. Especially when your cortisol levels are high (especially when you’re under high levels), your body craves certain ingredients, like fats and sugars. I try to always keep in hand home-made bars for those times when I can eat a whole jar of …

Detox Salad with Kale, Roasted Chickpeas and Beet

A salad as a main meal, without a side of prime rump or grilled chicken, might sound like supreme torture after all that holiday indulgence. But you’re in the right place, because you will learn how to take a salad to the next level by adding extra flavor, texture and volume to claim it as a main. All those greens, beets and broccoli, they’re …

Brussels Sprouts Soup for a Gentle Ayurvedic Detox

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Maybe Brussel sprouts weren’t on your greens list for starting a post-holidays detox, but I’m about to turn those feelings around, with this creamy, comforting soup, flavoured with Ayurvedic spices to kick start your metabolism and nourish your body cells. Now, the reason your mom so desperately wanted you to eat those brussel sprouts, is because …

Beet Smoothie, a Natural PMS Relief

When it’s that time of the month, you’re always offered an opportunity to re-connect with your body, and to be allowing of time to rest in stillness and also be gentle with yourself. It is an excellent time to sit in quiet meditation, practice a gentle yoga flow and nourish your body with nutritious foods. It’s not uncommon to experience belly cramps and aching lower backs as your body sheds, but rather than turning to pain medication, it’s worth …