Party Picks

It’s my birthday weekend! So, what could be better than having a party, nibbling away on yummy food and dancing the night away? This recipe is certainly something for creative individuals. I had such good fun with this recipe, picking and mixing the flavours. Also, you don’t need exact measurements! Of course, you don’t have…

Savoury Seed Crackers

This recipe is for satisfying my savoury cravings and I can make wonderful use of my well-assorted pantry of nuts and seeds! As a base for the seeds I use buckwheat flour, however, for those who find the taste as too strong I would recommend substituting it for almond meal or whole meal rice flour,…

Sugar-free Tea Infusions

I have never been a huge fan of fizzy drinks. When I was little, though, I loved to drink cold Ice Tea in the summer, but it came usually from a box and contained a horrific amount of sugar. Therefore, I came up with a sugar-free alternative to quench my thirst. And no, I am…

Cucumber and Lime infused Coconut Water

This fresh and hydrating recipe sure is nicer enjoyed on a hot summer’s days. However, if you want a cool kick start in the morning for your electrolytes, don’t give it a miss! Make sure though that if you purchase packaged or canned coconut water instead of fresh coconut to read the label carefully to…

Healthy Snacks: Sweet and Savoury Oatcakes – Recipes

When you feel like nibbling on something but don’t want to fall into the calorie trap by gorging on chocolate bars and the like, try the following healthy snack ideas to keep your munchies in check. Over the years of my weight going up and down and up and down, since third grade to be…

Yoghurt

Yoghurt is an incredibly versatile food, to be consumed as a dessert, added to savoury dishes and even to function as a skin care product. Certainly, I am not talking about those sugary, fruit-flavoured concoctions, but simple and plain probiotic yoghurt. Still, there is wide variety – full-fat, low-fat, creamy, strained, Greek-style, organic, non-organic and…

Chocolate & Almond Energy Balls – Recipe

Before I mixed the ingredients in kind of a trial and error experiment I hardly anticipated them to be so addictive! I have always been drawn to a nice box of chocolates and had the hardest time not to eat the whole box in one go. These energy balls are similarly moreish – they even…

An Energetic Approach to a Sugar-laden Life

Is your job stressing you out and leaving you depleted of energy, especially in the afternoons? Is this rainy summer weather getting you down? Do you experience pangs of hunger and cravings for sweets hours before finishing time? If so then you could certainly do with a nice energy boost that doesn’t leave you feeling…