Christmassy Ginger Chocolate Truffles

Christmas is a wonderful time of year for chocolates, which are in abundance. If you fancy the enjoyment without the guilt, give these tasty vegan paleo chocolate truffles a try. Oh, and they’re gingery, too Ingredients 100g dark chocolate (min 70%, but the darker it is the better) 1 cup of mixed nuts (mine had…

A Christmas soup recipe

At Beautifully Unique, we love to do requests! This request came from a dear friend of mine for a creamy mushroom soup to serve on Christmas day. I can honestly say that this tastes divine and will be a real warming and delicious addition to any Christmas meal.   Ingredients 500g mushrooms 1 medium onion…

Nutrition: My Passion and Journey

It seems fitting to perhaps give a bit of background as to how and why I got into nutrition. It all started back when I was thirteen years old… I read a book by Jordan S. Rubin called the Maker’s Diet. Wow! This book was such a blessing to me. I read avidly of the…

Wild Mexicana Chilli Burritos

This recipe is for my wild Mexicana chilli burritos. This recipe is gluten free and vegan, and a real treat. Ingredients 1 can of butter beans 1 can red kidney beans 1 can chickpeas 1 onion 1 cup passata 1/4 cup kale 1 tsp chilli flakes 1 tsp turmeric 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper 1 tsp…

Warming Green Tea, Apple and Cinnamon Smoothie

Now December is here, you may like this warming winter smoothie to brighten up and bring some warmth to those cold winter nights. Unlike most traditional smoothies, this is served piping hot… Ingredients 1 cup of green tea 2  medium apples 1 tsp cinnamon 1 pinch of nutmeg 1/4 cup of walnuts 1//4 cup ground…

Paleo Crunch Cookies

This wonderfully easy recipe makes for a yummy, wholesome snack, to enjoy with a nice hot cup of tea (green ;-)) or coffee. Ingredients 1 cup of milled linseeds (I use the one from Lidl or Aldi with added Goji berries and pumpkin seeds). 2 bananas 1 handful of cashew nuts 1/cup shredded coconut Method…

Melanzane con Mozzarella e Olive

I adore the tastes of the Mediterranean, whether it be Italy, Spain or Greece. This recipe pays homage to the remarkable cuisine of Italia. Ingredients Baked Aubergine Slices 1 aubergine 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp chilli flakes 1 tsp oregano Sauce 1 onion 1 cup passata 1 can of chickpeas 1/4 cup of kale…

Pizza Verde

Pizza is a well loved favourite with many, but very unhealthy due to white flour, salt, additives and sugar, not to mention a no go for coeliacs, the wheat and gluten intolerant, vegans and also those following a GAPS or Paleo diet. However, this gluten free broccoli base pizza recipe is packed with wholesome, natural ingredients…