Aphrodisiac Chocolate Coated Figs

Aphrodisiac Chocolate Coated Figs

Happy Valentine’s day and Shivratri the celebration of the union of Shiva and Shakti, the yoga gods. It’s probably the reason why I’ve been experimenting all day with aphrodisiac ingredients- Cacao- very high in PEA, the “love chemical,”...
Warm Tuscan lentil salad

Warm Tuscan lentil salad

For me food doesn’t need to be glamorous, I like it simple, honest, organic, nutrient dense and totally delicious. This is a warm salad I learned from my Tuscan friend Aikanta, her family use parmesan in this salad (of course) and no lemon or paprika. This is my...
Golden Millet Soup

Golden Millet Soup

Millet is the beauty grain. It’s high in Iron and copper, calcium,  Vitamin B and protein, it improves the skin’s elasticity and it also contains tryptophan, an amino acid which lowers appetite and helps in managing weight. Yes it’s gluten free. I find...
Turmeric latte

Turmeric latte

Everyone talking about turmeric at the moment, well for a very good reason. Turmeric boost immunity, promotes digestive health, anti oxidants, anti viral, even antidepressants. It’s THE magic superfood in your kitchen, read- Turmeric is your best friend blog for...
Uttapam- lentils and millet Crepe

Uttapam- lentils and millet Crepe

It’s not the classic Indian uttapam, but I’m sure you would like it. It’s a great substitute for bread, it’s gluten free, high in good bacteria and complete protein. What else can we ask for?! That’s all you need: 1 cup of brown rice or...

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Almond milk

Almond milk

Almond milk is a great substitute to dairy milk, and in Ayurveda it’s got Ojas qualities  (life-sustaining vitality that promotes immunity in the body). Personally I avoid if I can commercially sold almond milks  as they are full of synthetic chemicals that...
Wild blackberries and apple crumble

Wild blackberries and apple crumble

Gluten, sugar, soya free Mother Nature is so on it, she always provides us with balanced nutrients for the season. Right now the trees are full of scrumptious apples, and an abundance of blackberries. This recipe was inspired by a short walk in the beautiful wild...
Mint Orange Smoothie

Mint Orange Smoothie

  There’s so much mint in the garden right now, so I had to find a way to use a lot of it. Try this smoothie to cool down the body, promotes digestion and, yes, it can even boost your brain. Bunch of mint 5 leaves of lemon varbena Half lime (peeled) 1 orange...
Rhubarb, strawberry, coconut summer tart

Rhubarb, strawberry, coconut summer tart

This perfect summer pudding was inspired by Anna Jones recipe but I’ve put some magic ingredients to make it healthier and more summery (gluten, sugar, dairy free). Preheat the oven to 200 C. Place baking paper in 23cm cake tin. FOR THE CRUST 150 g coconut flour...