Raw Chocolate – “Cacao”

Raw Chocolate – “Cacao”

Chocolate has the magnificent ability to vaccinate against bad moods. Something explosive happens in your veins as well as your mouth. According to scientists, this is because of a neurochemical called dopamine.  Once stirred, dopamine can initiate an electrical cavalry through the veins and hit every imaginable spot. And I mean every spot. High levels […]

Chocolate Seed Soldiers

Chocolate Seed Soldiers

These Soldiers are excellent allies in the war against afternoon slumps. Practically humming with energy, Soldiers will deliver a cargo of essential minerals to service your mojo alongside battery-boosting B vitamins. Scientific evidence consistently proves that eating well is good for body and mind. Eating poorly will short-circuit your system. Once you taste these, I […]

Teff and cardamom biscuits

Teff and cardamom biscuits

Move over Michael Fassbender. There’s a new fixation in town.   1 cup / 80g raw cashews 1 cup / 70g (gluten free) oat flakes ½ teaspoon baking powder 1 tablespoon milled chia seed 1 cup / 140g ivory teff flour (naturally gluten-free grain) ½ teaspoon ground cardamom (no more!) ½ teaspoon salt flakes (or […]

MAKING SPAGHETTI FROM COURGETTE

MAKING SPAGHETTI FROM COURGETTE

I love spirulisers. These dinky machines make you feel like Handy Manny in the kitchen. Instead of prepping pasta you can grab a courgette, fix it to a spiruliser, and kaboom! Courgette spaghetti! And if you don’t fancy forking out for another kitchen gadget, you could use a potato peeler to scrape ribbons from the […]

COUGH AND COLD REMEDY, with Carrageen & Cloves

COUGH AND COLD REMEDY, with Carrageen & Cloves

We Irish are often seen wearing Kleenex this time of year. While I can’t remedy the former, the latter can be resolved with this Harry Potter potion. Cellotape the instructions to your kitchen cupboard. You’ll be glad you did when you feel a pesky tickle in your throat. This recipe has been passed through neighbours, […]