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Oreo Inspired SuperFood Smoothie

Adventures By September 14, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Many people come to me and ask about high protein breakfasts that are plant based and one of my personal favourites is using chia seeds which is known for it’s super food properties and complete protein profile and it’s the little seed that could. So I say, Choo-choo-choo-choose Chia seeds!!! They do need to be soaked or ground in order…

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Chocolate Tahini Spread

Lifestyle, Recipes By June 17, 2017 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

I’m heading to Verona to guide the yoga on a weekend retreat and decided I would prepare and pack something made with love to share with the guests. We actually have to adhere to a special diet, no salt, no sugar, no wheat based products, etc.. (I tend to do this anyway) so I made this yummy spread. I actually…

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Mind Your Meals – A 7 Day Journey

Lifestyle, Nutrition By February 7, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

I’m really excited about an upcoming Instagram Foodie Challenge I will be hosting with Kiki from Meal Garden & Mindfully Edible and we’ve created an innovative, interactive and integrative learning experience to help guide you through a 7-day journey of becoming more acquainted with not only what you eat, but also how you eat it. The intention? To help educate…

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Steamed Purple Sweet Potato and Cocoa Rolls

Adventures By January 9, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Here in Thailand they still serve a lot of Chinese food, stuffed pastries and oddly enough, stuffed white bread with colourful filling – What’s inside, I do not know but I don’t want to try to find out. My friend likes them but I don’t dare to try them. I know the dangers of food colouring. Steamed buns are typically…

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Super Moist Banana Nut & Cinnamon Loaf

Recipes By July 19, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

I hosted an event over the weekend for a guided meditation followed by a Mandala colouring event. I made an awesome playlist (which I will post a link to once I organize it on YouTube) and I also made some yummy treats. This was a bit of an experiment (like all my recipes tend to be) but it turned out…

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Chocolate Coconut Baked Banana Bites

Lifestyle, Recipes By February 29, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

I made this recipe the other day because for the first time I bought steel cut oats and wanted to give them a try. I thought it might be nice to make a banana loaf or something along those lines, and I didn’t really look at any recipes but I just mixed some ingredients I had into a pot and…

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Holy Guacamole

Health, Lifestyle By February 20, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Now I’m in a small pueblo called Chapala (about an hour away from Guadalajara, Mexico) visiting my father. It’s a cute little town and suprisingly has quite a bit to offer. The other day we went to an organic market where I picked up some delicious ingredient’s and some sprouted tortillas, vegan apple bread, vegetables, samosas and various flavours of…

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Quick & Healthy Quinoa Breakfast

Health, Lifestyle By January 2, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

As someone who doesn’t eat meat, the first question I often get asked is ‘How do you get your protein’? The protein really is not a problem, I find it in all sorts of ways. Quinoa (pronounced: Keen-wah) for example is an excellent and complete source of protein that is incredibly nutritious. Here in Brazil, I bought myself some organic…

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Brazilian Mango & Black Bean Salsa

Health, Lifestyle By January 2, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

I’m a huge believer in the importance of eating fresh, local produce. Now that I’m in Brasil, tropical fruit is abundant and as I face my fruit phobias I’m exploring flavours and today I actually used an entire mango and turned it into a delicious salsa. I think I always knew Brasil would be the place that I would have…

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Tasty Tapioca Salad with Tangy Salsa, Black Beans, Coconut and Mango

Lifestyle By December 31, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

I have been embracing the culture here in Brasil as much as I can within my own health restrictions… Tapioca is now on my food radar, I love it and although it’s a carb, it’s actually gluten-free so I’ve been enjoying it occasionally. I once made the mistake of getting tapioca from someone selling on the street. Needless to say,…

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