How I learned to eat enough for my hormones on a plant based diet

When I was 14 years old, a little while after I got my first period I had a blood test that revealed I was mildly low in iron. Looking back

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Vegan Refined Sugar Free Orange Almond Cake

I first tried a traditional orange almond cake at a friend’s house. We had just finished a little work out session and I stopped by after. I wasn’t intending to

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No Bake Vegan Mocha Cake using Shelby’s Healthy Hedonism Espresso Almonds

I received these dipped and dusted espresso flavoured almonds from Shelby’s Healthy Hedonism to play with. Truth be told I didn’t expect these almonds to be as indulgent as they

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Why I went plant based for my hormones

I had a close friend that was diagnosed with PCOS in her late twenties. She would get only one period a year ever since she was 16. She had been

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Vegan Low Fructose Chocolate Peanut Butter Snickers Bars

I have recently learned that for people suffering from insulin-resistant PCOS or insulin resistance /pre-diabetes in general fructose is a worse sugar than glucose. Personally, I don’t think this is

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Vegan Chickpea Veggie Omelette

I am pretty sure I have mentioned before that I was never really a fan of eggs.  Eggs always made me feel nauseous and heavy. The only way I used

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What I wish I knew about birth control

What I wish I knew about birth control   I’m not sure if things have changed but when I was growing up birth control pills were being given out like candy. Nearly

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Vegan Spiced Pear Loaf

We have been loving pears lately! I’m not usually a fan of winter fruit but am trying to make the most of whatever fruit is in season. At the moment

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Vegan No Bake Nutella Custard Tarts

I’m on a mission to make my desserts more and more traditional tasting without compromising on health. I often speak to many of  my friends who say that after a

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Vegan Hazelnut Mocha Slice – Refined Sugar Free

It’s been five days since my toddler has taken a nap which means I am completely behind any online work that I had to do including writing up my blog

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Vegan Oat, Buckwheat and Banana Sweet Crepes

I only have one other vegan crepe recipe on the blog and although that recipe is delicious it took me at least five crepes to get it right. It was

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Raw Vegan Toffee Almond Slice – No Dates

Every once in a while I decide that all healthy desserts start to taste the same (coconut oil is strongly to blame) this is around the point where I try

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Raw Vegan Salted Tahini & Macadamia Caramel Slice

I can not believe I have been blogging for over three years and have never attempted a healthy caramel slice! I think when I started blogging caramel slice was a

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Vegan Double Chocolate Almond Butter Banana Muffins

This recipe is the result of me desperately trying to fit in as many recipes as I could before heading off to Melbourne to stay with family while my husband

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Kale Mushroom and Capsicum Vegan Egg Free Mini Frittatas made with Chickpea Flour

I have been wanting to try a vegan chickpea flour omelet type recipe for the longest time! It took months of me opening my pantry seeing my “besan flour” packet

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Vegan Gluten-free Chocolate Hazelnut Thumbprint Cookies

This is my first blog recipe using the delicious Heavenly Hazel from Nourishing Bites! If you read my recipes you will know that I have always had a weakness for

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How Weight Loss Diets Affect Women’s Hormones

How Dieting and Restrictive Eating Can Lead to Hormonal Imbalance in Women Most women diet to lose weight, thinking that weight loss also leads to health. If we are honest

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Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Malt Mug Cakes

I have personally really struggled to make mug cakes in the past. A good healthy vegan mug cake (without protein powder) is a little hard to come by. This particular

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Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Bliss Balls

I made these bliss balls a few days before my baby started teething and have had such little time to be creative in the kitchen since then! I’ve almost forgotten

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How Carbohydrates Affect  Women’s Hormones

Carbohydrates are essentially energy giving foods. Although the body can convert fats and proteins into energy, carbohydrates (which are broken down into glucose) are our bodies first choice for energy

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