All posts tagged: healthy eating

moroccan tagine with quinoa

Discover this colourful recipe by Maz Valcorza. Maz has a passion for food, and she loves creating delicious, organic, vegan, gluten free and refined sugar free recipes. ‘This hearty meal is infused with aromatic spices and sweetness from dried fruit. It’s packed with protein and beta-carotene and will satisfy your hunger for sure!

delicious plant-based cake

Buffy Ellen is the founder of http://www.begoodorganics.com, a plant-based whole food blog. After being diagnosed with Graves’ disease a number of years ago, an autoimmune disease, Buffy subsequently embarked on a path to health and wellness. Here she shares her love about delicious, plant-based food with her Blueberry and Beetroot Cheesecake recipe. “Amongst the many plant-based cakes I’ve made, this is one of my favourites so I hope you love it too. With four layers of heavenly deliciousness, it’s super light and luscious – no need to save it for special occasions! We’ve been loving having this alongside midweek dinners for an extra-special dessert. As an added bonus, there’s a sneaky vege in the top layer and a nut-free base, meaning this cake is better for you and your wallet.

mexican rainbow bowl

Lilian Dikmans is a blogger and model based in Melbourne, Australia. Her aim is  to inspire people who are searching for practical ways to improve their health and wellbeing. Here is her vegan, gluten free and dairy free recipe of ‘mexican rainbow bowl’.

why eating at home can be good for us.

Right now I’m all about the simple pleasures in life that actually nourish me. Last weekend, I realised that I barely spent any time at home. I was on the go the whole time and by Sunday night I felt like I needed another weekend just to chill out and catch up with myself. The thing that made all of this more hectic was the current trend in noisy restaurants. Maybe it’s just me, but I feel like sometimes the experience of going out to eat in a big city is more stressful than pleasant. You have to wait forty minutes for a table, once you finally sit down it’s so loud you have to strain your voice to talk and can barely hear the conversation at the table. There have been a few moments recently when I’ve thought it’s all got a little bit out of hand! Dining out sometimes feels just like an extension of a busy life – not enough space, long queues, people competing for tables and time – it can …

superfood porridge for skin glow

Liv Lundelius is a professional makeup artist who specializes in natural & organic beauty. She writes in Liv Life Mag, the holistic lifestyle blog. Here is her recipe for ‘Superfood Porridge’. ‘Porridge is my go-to breakfast and over the years I have perfected my recipe and added amazing superfoods to really help nourish that beautiful skin, I hope you enjoy!

golden milk

Monserrat González is a health and wellness nutritionist. She tells us about the benefits of a wonderful beverage: the Golden Milk. “Let’s start by talking a little bit more about the properties of this great spice. Turmeric is a spice very similar to ginger, you could even say that they are from the same family. This spice provides endless properties and benefits, which is why it is considered one of the most used spices in India for healing purposes. Turmeric contains curcumin, which has a very similar effect to cortisone. That is why today I share the recipe of this beverage, which will bring endless benefits: “The Golden Milk”.

the ‘v’ word

There’s a new word on the block: ‘V’ for vegan. Suddenly every restaurant and cafe worth checking out is offering new and exciting food/beverage options we’ve never had before. Motivated by health, environment protection and animal rights, this movement towards more ethical and healthy food is sweeping the globe. It’s more than a trend, we can safely say that veganism is here to stay. Reducing the amount of meat and dairy you eat has proven health benefits and the rise in plant-based food options is great for anyone looking to get healthier in 2017, whether they are a strictly ‘vegan’ or not.

morning beauty smoothie

Start your morning with a bang, with this beauty breakfast smoothie by naturopath Amy Hotz! Filled with nutritious ingredients that will promote radiant skin, this smoothie is a quick way to fuel your body for a busy day. The recipe contains the following 5 star natural ingredients that will help you glow from the inside out:

summer loving recipe

Check out Lorien Waldron’s yummy recipe, perfect for summer! Hot summer days call for light meals that are easy to digest and super easy to make! These delicious vegan gluten-free coriander zucchini fritters are a real treat and are a fantastic source of plant-based protein to enjoy with your summer salads, soups and as a yummy snack to take with you to the beach.