TOASTED HAZELNUT CHOCOLATE OATS

Recipe – serves 1  40g of oats 1 tbsp of cacao powder water or a plant based milk (hazelnut milk for an extra nutty touch) 1 small handful of hazelnuts (halved) 1 tbsp of Meridians hazelnut butter Squeeze of Sweet Freedoms choc shot Touch of sea-salt   Intructions – Place the oats, cacao powder &…

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WATERMELON & MINT SUMMER SALAD

2 Years ago I lived in Valencia, Spain. It was during this time that I learned the difference a watermelon can bring to a salad on a hot Spanish summers day! There is something very special about the sweet watermelon with a touch of sea-salt, olive oil, lemon & balsamic vinegar. During my Spanish summers…

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Raw Protein Cookie Dough

Ok ok!!! So I have a confession to make I’ve become obsessed with cookie dough & not the healthy kind.. Let me fill you in very quickly. “Unfortunately” our flat is literally located about 200m from the cities only cookie dough bar. I say unfortunately because this has very quickly become extremely dangerous especially for…

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VEGAN PROTEIN SMOOTHIE BOWL

Recipe: 2 scoops of vegan protein (I used Free Soul Sistas chocolate blend) 1 frozen banana TBSP of lotus speculoos ( lotus speculoos is vegan) 1 tsp of maca powder 1 tsp of chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, & flax-seeds 150ml of plant based milk (I used oat milk) What to do:  Place all of the…

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GREEN PEA BURGERS

Recipe – 1 cup of green peas (I used green peas from a jar but you can use frozen peas that have been defrosted) 350g of chickpeas (washed & drained) 1/2 cup of oat flour 1 large white onion (diced) 1 clove of garlic (diced) TBSP of pure maple syrup Spices – 1 large tsp…

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Ella’s Vegetarian Poké Bowl Recipe

Poké Bowl is my newest foodie obsession! Poké is a traditional dish from Hawaii similar to sushi but mixed in a bowl of fresh healthy ingredients. Basically the Poké Bowl is a salad bowl with raw fish. However, I actually don’t like raw fish & don’t eat fish at all anymore so my Poké is strictly veggie.…

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Quick Overnight Oats Recipe

I always make time for breakfast even in a rush. If you are the type of person who can’t live without their morning fuel but find yourself stuck for time in the morning, then I’m here to help you out. Preparation is key for a fast paced lifestyle. So here is a super easy &…

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BAKED CHILLI POTATOES

White potatoes have got a bit of a bad rep but I’m Irish, therefore I’m a potato lover. Actually the traditional potato has more micro-nutrient value than the sweet potato & both contain around the same amount of carbohydrates, about 1/2 cup = 15 grams of carbs. So let’s give the potato some loving with…

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VEGAN CHOCOLATE SMOOTHIE BOWL

You may have guessed by now that chocolate is one of my favourite things in life! I’ve never been the protein obsessed kind of fitgal but recently I tried the Free Soul Sistas vegan chocolate protein & wow has it changed my smoothie bowl game! The least tasting powdered protein I have ever had &…

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ALOE VERA GREEN SMOOTHIE

I finally got to use my aloe vera plant. I want you to think about the reasons we use aloe vera on our skin. After being in the sun we often use aloe vera gel to moisturise as it reduces inflammation & hydrates. By drinking aloe vera it does exactly that too except in the…

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