Carrot Cake Muffins with Lemon & Orange Icing

Carrot Cake Muffins with Lemon & Orange Icing

My weekly carrot cake craving reared its ravenous head again this weekend, however this time instead of heading out to our beloved corner cafe and buying one (which I know are so darn addictive due to all that refined sugar) I decided to make a healthier batch of muffins for my household. These tasty morsels
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Power bars

Power bars

The perfect snack for your week ahead that will boost your energy and mood while providing you with fiber, protein, zinc, omega 3 fatty acids, antioxidants and iron. These little bars take no more than 10 minutes to prepare, throw all ingredients into a bowl, mix together and freeze. I tend to add whatever I
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Calm your nervous system with a bowl of creamy oats.

Calm your nervous system with a bowl of creamy oats.

As seen on The Vista Ever wondered why after a bowl of oats you feel calm and centered? Oats are classified as nervines and are one of my favourite medicinal foods for nourishing the nervous system. A bowl of creamy oats each morning can significantly reduce nervous tension, anxiety, stress and depression. Oats have been
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Sweet potato rosemary fries & basil pesto

Sweet potato rosemary fries & basil pesto

I’ve always been a fries addict (and it seems Rainey, my darling best friends kelpie is also) so these sweet potato rosemary fries are a favourite side in our household. Super simple to make and quite a bit healthier than the deep fried chips from the corner store. Sweet potatoes are a fabulous source of
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Green Pea pancakes

Green Pea pancakes

Ask me where to go for breakfast in Bondi and I will reply Porch and Parlour. You will sit a stones throw from the water, be looked after by lovely staff and enjoy a spot on menu; healthy, simple, seasonal and super tasty. My go to brekki is always the pea pancake, so P&P are
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Bacteria is not all bad…

Bacteria is not all bad…

Do you suffer from skin problems, bloating, allergies, or irregular bowel movements? It could possibly have something to do with the army in your gut. We are all born with an army of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ bacteria in our gastro intestinal tract which is known as our GI microbiome. Balance of our inner ecosystem is fundamental
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Walnut & Almond butter

Walnut & Almond butter

Your average nut butter contains a whole lot of sugar, sodium, and chemically altered oils, all of which are out to wreck havoc on your health. The good news is that with three ingredients and 5 minutes you can make your own and your body will happily soak up the protein, vitamin E, magnesium, potassium,
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Spiced & Salted Nutty Granola.

Spiced & Salted Nutty Granola.

Rain, rain, and more rain… however Saturday morning’s stuck inside don’t have to be all bad. Ive been attempting to do an essay but instead find myself ‘procrastabaking’ in the kitchen, making a mixed spiced and salted nutty granola. I haven’t bought granola or muesli from the supermarket in a looooong time as its so hard
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Mango, Coconut, & Lime Bliss Balls.

Mango, Coconut, & Lime Bliss Balls.

My beautiful girlfriend & room mate was inspired by The Health Emporium to make these little balls of tropical bliss, so last night instead of doing uni work we ate about 12 of these and watched a movie. Sometimes you have to surrender to those relentless procrastination urges and just chill out, wake up early
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Veggie Patties with Mashed Avocado & Salsa.

Veggie Patties with Mashed Avocado & Salsa.

My house mates and I made these delicious patties on Saturday afternoon, they are best served with sunshine and good tunes. 😉 Happy long weekend.   Veggie Patties With Salsa & Mashed Avocado. Recipe Type: lunch dinner Author: Ema Taylor Serves: 8 patties Ingredients 1.5 cup lentils 1.5 cup chickpeas 2 eggs 1 large carrot 1
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