Iced Teeccino with Cinnamon, Honey and Almond Milk

I LOVE coffee! A coffee a day is definitely one of the things that brings me a lot of pleasure.  Since being pregnant I have missed my morning coffee so much until I discovered Teeccino thanks to Laura Mensen.  Teeccino is a nutritious blend of Mediterranean herbs, grains, fruits and nuts that are roasted and ground to brew and taste like coffee.  It tastes absolutely delicious … [Read more...]

Homemade Almond Milk

As much as I love dairy, it's really not a friend of my tummy so I have resorted to shop bought coconut and almond milk. A glass of this doesn't quite hit the milk quenching spot for me, until the other day when I made almond milk at home with my new nut bag. I felt so chuffed with myself! Today on the blog I share with you how I made homemade almond milk in about 5 minutes and … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Brownies

Eliminating dairy from my diet has been one of my biggest challenges, especially when my chocolate cravings hit.   So when I discovered raw cacoa, it very quickly became one of my favourite ingredients.  I put it into smoothies, drink it as a hot chocolate and now I'm on a quest to learn some baking recipes with it.  Several people have been raving about the sweet potato … [Read more...]

Black and Kidney Bean Chilli in 15 minutes

Before we lost power last night thanks to Hurricane Joaquin's effects on Turks and Caicos, I put together this super quick dish in about 15 minutes.  I've been drooling my way through my new Deliciously Ella cook book and this dish really hit the yummy spot.  Part of the journey I have taken to heal my high blood pressure condition has been to reduce the amount of red meat in … [Read more...]

Avocado smoothie

This is my go to smoothie for either breakfast, mid morning or mid afternoon snack time. It's filled with slow burning nutrients that help keep my energy levels on a nice even level as well as keeping hunger pangs away. It's also the perfect breakfast to have before a mid morning yoga class to keep my stomach feeling empty, yet at the same time giving me enough energy for my … [Read more...]