Raw passion fruit and lime cheese cake

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I went to a vegan pot luck dinner recently and tasted a raw passion fruit and lime cheese cake.  I was blown away by how ridiculously delicious it was and that it was dairy free.  I went to Google to find a recipe and discovered this delicious one thanks to Katrina Ellis. who even gives the lowdown on it's nutrional value.  I've made it a few times now and every time it's a hit … [Read more...]

Mung Bean Soup

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I first tasted this delicious Ayurvedic recipe of mung beans about 5 years ago when my yoga teacher in Brighton, Dot Bowen, taught a yoga workshop followed by a light vegetarian lunch. I wasn’t the only one that was chomping at the bit for the recipe. Put off by some of the strange ingredients like asoefedita and the need to soak the beans, I never attempted the … [Read more...]

Homemade Ghee

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I learnt this recipe from my yoga teacher and dear friend, Dot Bowen.  Ghee is the most heat-stable of all fats so is excellent for cooking. It doesn’t de-nature on exposure to light, and has the ability to carry the qualities of foods cooked with it deep into the tissues. It is nourishing and supports digestion.  Ingredients: Good quality organic unsalted butter. … [Read more...]

5 ingredient granola bars

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ADD IMAGE OF FINISHED BARS I have always tried to reduce the amount of refined sweets and chocolates that Yara eats, so I'm always on the look out for a new healthy energy snack to give her. I discovered the Minimalist Baker and was inspired to give their 5 ingredient granola bars a go with ingredients that can easily be found in Turks & Caicos, which is always a big … [Read more...]