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Beetroot and berry smoothie

1 tbsp of powdered beetroot or 1 small peeled cooked beetroot
1 handful frozen berries
1 date
200ml almond milk
1 small handful frozen kale
1/2 frozen banana

Optional add ons
1 tsp chia seeds
1tbsp fresh berries
1 tbsp flaked almonds

Place the beetroot, frozen berries, milk, date, kale and banana into a blender and blend until smooth
Pour into a glass and top with berries, almonds and chia

Rawnola – raw granola

7 medjool dates
1/2 cup raw oats
1/2 cup dessicated coconut (plus 1tsbp)
1 tbsp chia (if using)
1 tsp cinnamon (if using)

Place all the ingredients into a food processor and blitz until combined
Roll into tiny balls and then toss in the extra tablespoon of coconut
Leave on a baking tray to dry out

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Cardamon spiced apple compote

500g of  washed, chopped apples (I dont peel mine)
4 tbsp water
2 tsp spices – cardamon, cinnamon or ginger work well

Place your fruit into a heavy bottomed pan
Add the water
Cook the fruit over a low to medium heat with the lid on for approx 20 minutes
Once the fruit has softened, remove the lid and cook until the liquid reduces
If you want a super smooth consistency then allow to cool before placing the compote into a blender for 2 minutes

Puffed rice granola

3 cups puffed brown rice
1/4 cup flaked almonds
1/4 cup hazelnuts
1/4 cup raisins
2 tbsp chia seeds
2 tbsp hulled hemp seeds (optional)
2 tbsp unsweetened almond butter
4 tbsp date syrup/honey

Place the puffed rice, nuts and raisins into a large mixing bowl
Add in the chia and hemp seeds if using
Place the almond butter and honey into a non stick pan and slowly melt over a low heat
Once melted pour over the dry ingredients and stir to coat the mixture
Spread out onto your lined baking sheet and place into the oven
Bake for 12-15 mins watching that it doesn’t burn
Leave to cool and solidify
Once cool break into bite sized chunks


Homemade naked bars

10 Medjool dates
3 drops pure peppermint essence
1 tbsp chia seeds
1 cup walnuts
1/4 cup flaked almonds
2 tbsp raw cocoa


Place the walnuts and cocoa into a food processor
Process just until they reach a powder
Add in the chia seeds, peppermint and the dates
Process until you have a sticky paste
Remove from the processor and stir in the flaked almonds
Press into a lined loaf tin and place into the fridge for 1 hour
Remove, slice into bars and wrap in baking paper and seal