Health and Wellness

Inspired Plant Based Health and Nutrition


Detox & Replenish
Fortified Detox Smoothie
1 cup spinach.
1 cucumber.
1 cup fresh pineapple or 1 orange.
1 tsp spirulina.
1 tbs goji berries.
1 cup coconut water.
Sprig of fresh mint.
Blend all ingredients together until smooth.

Gluten, Grain, Dairy & Refined Sugar Free
2 cups (500gm) organic blueberries and   blackberries.
3 tablespoons raw honey or maple syrup (you can substitute with stevia or monk fruit for zero sugar.)
1 tablespoon chia seeds.
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract.
100 ml water.
Mix the chia seeds into the water for a couple of minutes until it thickens into a  soft gel. Place the berries into a small pot then add the chia mixture.
Cook over a low heat until it starts to boil. Add the vanilla essence and honey,  gently stirring together. Cook for a further 5 minutes until thick. I like to burst some of the blueberries with a fork so the delicious fresh juices seep into the sticky jam. Allow the jam to cool then transfer into a medium size sterilized jar.
Keep refrigerated for 1 week.
I also love to use this jam as a coulis. It’s super delicious poured over pancakes or topped over fresh fruit and yogurt or smoothie bowls. 
Hand Made Raw Fruit and Nut Dark Chocolate
Gluten, Grain, Dairy & Refined Sugar Free
4 tablespoons raw cacao powder.
4 tablespoons natural peanut or almond butter.
4 tablespoons coconut oil.
3 tablespoons raw honey or pure maple syrup.
1 teaspoon vanilla extract.
¼ cup sultanas,
¼ cup shredded coconut.
¼ cup roughly chopped salted macadamia nuts.
Place a large glass or stainless steel bowl over a saucepan of simmering water then add the cacao powder and coconut oil into the bowl and mix together. Add the honey, vanilla extract and peanut butter and mix together until all of the ingredients are melted and combined together (this should only take 2 minutes on a low heat.) Remove the bowl from the heat then add the sultanas, shredded coconut and macadamia nuts. Stir together until all of the ingredients are well combined and the chocolate is thick and glossy. Pour the chocolate into a shallow paper lined slice tray and freeze for an hour. Once the chocolate is set remove it from the tray and slice into long sticks or small squares with a sharp knife. Store in the freezer for up to 1 week. Makes a 20 x 20cm slice. Serve with fresh cherries and strawberries. 



Organic baby potatoes, spring greens & spinach w/ spicy garlic, chili & coriander 


3 baby potatoes.

2 large zucchini.

1 cup spring peas.

1 cup baby spinach.

4 cloves of garlic.

1 red chili.

1/4 cup coriander (or your herb of choice.)

2 tablespoons olive oil.

Pinch of himalayan sea salt to taste.


Peel and cube the potatoes and zucchini and steam until tender. In a medium size saucepan add the olive oil, diced garlic and chili. Sauté until golden in color. Add the steamed vegetables along with 1 cup of spring peas and spinach. Stir well and season with sea salt. Lightly simmer for a further 3 minutes. Drizzle with extra olive oil and top with fresh coriander. Serve alongside your favorite choice of protein!