Category Archives: Recipes & Nutrition

Sweet Potato and Cacao Truffles

Aphrodisiac Recipe of the Month from

By Ricki Heller, author of Sweet Freedom: Desserts you’ll love without wheat, eggs, dairy or refined sugar

Sarita says: “I have changed this recipe very slightly to make it even more healthy and delicious.”

Chickpea Flour Pancakes with Vegetables and Avocado Sauce

This Vegan, gluten free recipe is from

These protein-packed chickpea flour pancakes with vegetables and avocado sauce will keep you feeling satisfied for hours. Enjoy them for any meal!

Thai Pineapple Fried Rice – Recipe of the Month

This wonderful recipe is from the website,

This Thai pineapple fried rice recipe is one of my favourites for busy days! Super easy, healthy, and so yummy. Plus, it’s SO colourful!

Cacao Platana Cake – Recipe of the Month

Recently, I was in a forest Retreat Center devoted to sauna, near Vilnius in Lithuania. A group of friends gathered there to experience sauna rituals offered by a Sauna Master. She was definitely highly skilled and it was pure joy to go on the 3-day sauna journey with her.

Vegan Blueberry Cheescake

My friend Bhakti made this ravishingly delicious vegan cheesecake for us at Zorba the Buddha in Delhi one day. I begged her for the recipe because it is truly the best cheesecake ever. Even if you normally eat the dairy variety, once you have tasted this you will certainly want to go vegan, at least as far as cheesecake goes!

Sarita Interviews Chef Made Runatha

Sarita Interviews Chef Made Runatha, Executive Chef and Co-Founder of Moksa Resturant: Ubud, Bali.

Raw Marinara Sauce

Recipe of the Month

The following recipes are from Chef Made Runatha, founder of Moksa Restaurant in Ubud, Bali.

Carrot, Lentil and Pasta Soup

Here is a soup to warm the cockles of your heart. It is from Junita Doidge in the magazine Vegan Food and Living. I have altered it very slightly to make it even more tasty and healthy.

Tempeh Lettuce Tacos

Serving size: 3 tacos each for two people.

Raw Vegan Paradise Kiss Cake

Be aware; this cake is aphrodisiac….Make it before a hot date!

Kitchari – Healing Recipe from India


This healing recipe from India is the ‘go to’ food choice for anyone needing ‘comfort food’ or healing for tummy problems.

The Most Fabulous Polenta

This recipe is different from run of the mill recipes. There are no measurements as it is made of pure passion and sunshine. Be inspired and try it out for yourself….

Black Bean Chilli with Sweet Potatoes 

This recipe is adapted from Germaine of

Serves 5 or 6

To prepare for this: Soak 300g of dried black beans overnight. 

Coconut Yoghurt – Recipe

This recipe is from Sayuri’s Healing Food Café in Ubud, Bali. She is an amazingly creative vegan and raw food chef. While I was doing a film project in Bali her café catered for us

Papaya Curry Recipe

Recently I was in Kerala going through a 5 week Ayurveda Pancha Karma Retreat at House of Ayurveda. Doctor Mini Joy, as well as being a first rate, third generation Ayurveda Doctor, is also an amazing cook.

Receipe of the Month: Raw Cacao Delight

Try this amazing Cacao Delight and experience a mouthgasm. We were doing a blindfolded sensorial journey at Zorba the Buddha in Delhi during the Tantra Festival. The cook made these amazing bliss balls

Recipe of the Month – Capsicum and Bean Sprouts Soup

Capsicum and bean sprouts are both rich in nutrients like vitamin a, c folic acid, fibre, etc. This soup is quick and easy to make while at the same time being

Recipe of the Month: Three Ginger Anti-Inflammatory Carrot Soup

Author: Alison Murray @ Om Nom Ally
Recipe type: Soups
Cuisine: Egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, soy-free, wheat-free. Vegan

Recipe of the Month – ‘Real’ Guacamole

As a child, I was visiting a friend of my mother and her stunningly beautiful daughter from Mexico. As we were preparing dinner together, the daughter, a girl a bit older than me,

Recipe of the month: Chocolate Pudding Overnight Oats with Avocado

This is from the excellent healthy food web site of  Alison Murray 

Prep time: 8 hours
Total time: 8 hours