Pecan Carrot Cake Bliss Balls

Pecan Carrot Cake Bliss Balls First off, you have probably noticed that many of my sweets contain the delightful mejdool date. I’m sure you are well aware by now but just in case you missed it - I LOVE medjool dates. I’ll eat them plain or stuffed with nuts dipped in...

Restorative Yoga and Sleep

The Sleep Edition Sleep, why is it sometimes so difficult? You know you are tired, you have been yawning all evening, yet when you get into bed sleep does not come instead you are visited by thoughts that run over every little detail of your day. We have all...

Own Your Power

Own Your Power In my last article, I talked about moving from a place of love not fear as a way to return to a place of wholeness. Many people come to yoga believing they are broken, lacking wholeness and not connected. Many people come to yoga seeking a solution to a...

Boundaries

Boundaries The ultimate in self - love Boundaries are set by you and come from within. They are a way of embodying the whispers of your heart, your deep yearnings for personal change and transformation.  Barriers come from outside, they are what other people try to...

Ojas Balls

 Ojas! When I first heard the word  'ojas' I  thought the teacher said OJ and that OJ or orange juice was what created our vital energy. Needless to say, I was pretty new to yoga at the time and my then teacher liked to sprinkle these evocative Sanskrit words...

Prune, Cacao and Dark Chocolate Brownie

Chocolate brownie are a classic dessert that almost everyone enjoys. Add a little twist of decadent cacao and super rich dark chocolate think 80% and you know you are in for a treat. The prunes are high in fibre and full of super vitamin k which is good for your...

Apricot, Raisin and Goji Berry Chai Balls

Apricot, Raisin, Goji and Chai Balls Sitting down in my favourite chair by the fire in winter with a teapot of steaming spiced tea 'chai' is one of my simple little pleasures. The term 'chai' comes from the Hindi word for tea and that orginally came from the Chinese...

Persian Tahini and Orange Zest Truffles

Persian Tahini and Orange Zest Truffles Picture this, it's a gorgeous winter's day, the sky is blue and the air cool, you have been down in the garden doing a little bit of weeding, after all it is a full moon so not much else to do, and you keep being lured by the...

Fudgy Cacao and Walnut slice

I don’t think you can beat the combination of nuts and cacao – rich, decadent, indulgent.

These little gem of a slice is everything I am looking for in an rich, indulgent, sweet treat. They have to be rich, dense, super fudgy, studded with nuts for crunch, incredibly satisifying, simple to make and highly shareable. And further to that they tick all the boxes – no bake gluten-free, dairy free, no added sugar, paleo, vegan, and refined sugar-free.