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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MANGO & BANANA SMOOTHIE BOWL

I am a big lover for smoothie bowls. I especially love them post workout because my body craves carbs on carbs to refuel. I always make sure to add some form of protein & healthy fats using nut butter & seeds. Sometimes I’ll also add one scoop of my fave vegan protein too! I find…

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CHOCOLATE BANANA PANCAKES

In need of some healthy Pancake Tuesday inspo?! Well you have come to the right place….. Pancake Tuesday has always made very fond & tasty memories for me. My mum makes the best pancakes. She knows exactly how to get the perfect consistency. I was always the lemon & sugar kind of pancake gal but…

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VEGAN PROTEIN CHOCOLATE SMOOTHIE

Chocolate heaven to drink anyone… Recently I’ve started adding a scoop or two of vegan protein to my smoothies because I find that this keeps me feeling fuller for longer. Vegan protein is known for tasting pretty yuck but I’ve found an absolute winner. The Free Soul Sistas chocolate vegan blend has mastered the taste…

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SOUTH AMERICAN INSPIRED VEGGIE BURGERS

 Black Bean & Quinoa Spiced Surinaamse Massala Burgers Last weekend we had our first home cooked meal in our new home & wow was it amazing! My boyfriend and I love a good burger night so we got a meat burger for himself & together we made up a pretty delicious vegetarian option for me…

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VEGETARIAN STUFFED MEXICAN PEPPERS

I think it’s time to invite your bestie around for a Veggie Mexican feast!  Who doesn’t love Mexican. As a more plant based eater I love finding new recipes to mix my dietary needs with the foods I also love the most. So here is my version of veggie stuffed Mexican peppers. Ingredients:  2 medium…

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RAW SALTED CARAMEL & PEANUT BUTTER BALLS

Raw energy bites of pure bliss! Let me tell you a quick tale of how these salted caramel/peanut buttery balls graced my kitchen. If you follow me on Instagram you will know that I have a bit of an obsession with peanut butter (just a tad) especially with ManiLife. Their deep roasted peanut butter is…

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BEETROOT & CHICKPEA VEGGIE BURGERS

Time for another creative Sunday in the kitchen with me! Since deciding to change my diet exactly one year ago this month & introducing a more plant based approach to my lifestyle my creativity in the kitchen has really unleashed. One of my fave things to eat is homemade vegetarian burgers & especially with the…

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Spirulina Green Smoothie

A very green start to 2018! One of my main goals this year is to feed my body with foods that are packed with nutritional value, enhance my skin, nails, hair & health. I want to have a year of positivity & I am a true believer that your diet & exercise play a huge…

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ELLA’S CHOCOLATE DELIGHTS

A little piece of chocolate heaven! I think I may have found the tastiest gift to give to your fellow chocolate bestie for Christmas! Yes these little dark chocolatey treats are so yummy & are completely refined sugar free & packed with whole ingredients. Since I’m back home in all of my home comforts & the…

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