Matcha Mint Smoothie

I swear matcha is magical. The energy and feeling of zen it brings makes it the perfect way to start your morning. I do tend to have my matcha warm in a mug and packed with goodness and adaptogens but this smoothie is a fun, cooling alternative. Especially during the hotter summer months.

Naturally sweetened from the banana and cooling thanks to the mint it gives you a nice kick to get out the door and get going. The addition of tocos adds some creaminess as well as a boost of vitamin E – read more

A Plant-Based Guide (part one)

In my life I can count on one hand the people I personally know who have adopted and live a plant-based lifestyle, 2 of them being myself and Steven. If I were to try to count the number of people who have said to me that they would love to try going fully plant-based or even incorporate aspects of  plant-based living into their life… I would run out of hands, quickly.

I think it can be incredibly daunting, the thought of changing the way that you eat and even the way you think about read more

Summer Cake with Kombucha Soaked Strawberries & Coconut Frosting

This is my version of a summer celebration in cake-form. The Summer Solstice just passed and it was warm yet grey and very rainy. This is my attempt at trying to coax the sunshine to linger around a bit longer.

This is a simple vanilla sponge but with a special twist. The strawberries and coconut bring the flavours of summer, I mean you really can’t beat Scottish strawberries in the summertime. They are just the best.

Kombucha is my drink of choice when I fancy something special. Maybe read more

Sun Dried Tomato Flatbreads with Macadamia Nut & Dill Cheese

Now that the summer weather has finally arrived my fresh herbs are thriving! I love my baby herb garden and I love that I can open the window, pick a few leaves or fronds and totally amp up the good vibes in whatever I’ve got going on in the kitchen. The collection we are growing so far is; coriander, mint, dill, rosemary, thyme and oregano. When the sun is shining, the window is open and I take a deep breath it’s all herbal and so invigorating. I’m also waiting for my nasturtium read more

Relaxing Golden Milk

This recipe is the ultimate way to wind down after your long day. I like to make this drink and sip it in the evening once everything is done and dusted and I can just have some me-time to settle down. With each sip I can feel myself relaxing and the tension easing out of my tired little body. The earthiness of the spices creates a warm, soothing sensation that is difficult to top.

Naturally sweetened, silky smooth and spiked with warming spices it soothes your system. There are few things read more