Category Archives: Recipes & Nutrition

Recipe of the month: Raw Walnut-Goji Brownie Bites

From Alison Murray of Om Nom Ally

Recipe: Baltic Borscht

This soup is amazing on a cold evening. It warms the very cockles of the heart!

Recipe: Mixed Sautéed Squash with a fresh sage, ginger, lime and coconut glaze

This recipe is derived from the New Cranks Recipe Book, by Nadine Abensur However, I have made some changes to make it vegan, sugar free and within the context of a balanced vegan meal.

Recipe: Baked Yam & Tofu

From ‘Rawsome Vegan Life’ (link)

This recipe is super simple and super delicious! This a prime example of how to eat a whole foods, plant based diet with an emphasis on raw food.  

Recipe: Banana Chocolate Caramel Ice Cream Cake

Recipe of the month from
Created by Chef Emily of ‘This Rawsome Vegan Life’

Debbie’s Fabulous Sweet-Potato-Spinach Soup

1. Soak and cook aduki and mung beans.
2. Fry finely chopped onion and ginger with turmeric, in coconut oil. Add herbs/spices:

Recipe of the Month: Raw Seduction Chocolate Pudding

Prep time: 40 mins
Total time: 40 mins

(dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, raw, soy-free, vegan)
Author: Alison Murray @ Om Nom Ally

Receipe: Sweet Potato Soup with Corn and Chillies

While travelling, I am always delighted to find a Hare Krishna restaurant because that means I can have a meal of vegan food prepared with love. I am not in favor of all of their recipes because they use dairy and sugar in many recipes,

Recipe: Vegan Plantain & Spinach Curry

This recipe comes from the Vegan Society with some changes added by me to make it even healthier!

Kerala Masala Dosa: A Feast for the Senses

This recipe comes from Ayurveda Doctor, Mini Joy. While I was going through the Pancha Karma Retreat, she made this as a special treat. It is one of my favorite meals! I have always wanted to learn how to make Masala Dosa and am delighted to get this transmission of the home-made Kerala version!

Ayurveda: Art of Being

During the past week, I have received the news that 4 women who I know very well have been diagnosed with breast cancer. In honour of them, and also to nurture the possibility of holistic healing for anyone who has cancer or knows someone with cancer,
I recommend this brilliant documentary on Ayurveda, the natural healing method from India that is thousands of years old and as relevant today as it was then.

Mocktail Beer

Mocktail Ginger Beer

From The Bohemian Masala Art Café
Varkala Beach, North Cliff
Varkala, Kerala

At the time of writing I am in Varkala, Kerala and came across this wonderful organic café, which serves traditional Kerala cuisine.

Recipe: Meltingly Delicious Baked Apple

Being vegan and sugar free poses its problems when creating desserts which will please everyone, even people who like sugar and creamy desserts. The humble baked apple is a winner for most discerning connoisseurs of dessert.

Recipe : Vegan Walnut Pumpkin Pie

Makes one pie

1/3 cup raw walnuts

Recipe – Creamy Pudding

This is from the book,

Raw Foods For Busy People
By Jordan Maerin

Anahata’s Divine Vegan Kamut Paratha

During Sarita’s first visit to my home in Cologne, Germany we visited few local health stores. There she introduced me to an ancient grain KAMUT®. It is a long grain with a brown cover

Recipe: Middle Eastern Style Feast

Hummus, salad and pita bread make a wonderful summer feast, good for families, parties, or a delicious dinner for two. Of course, for best flavour and nutritional value, all ingredients should ideally be organic.

Soupe au Pistou

A recipe from Provence which Uma learned to prepare as a young woman.

Recipe: Macrobiotic Tiramisu

Sarita had this divine tiramisu in a tiny and quaint Macrobiotic cafe in Okinawa Japan. It was so good she immediately asked them for the recipe which they kindly gave her. She looks forward to hearing how you like it!

Spring Green Soup

Says Sarita: “This is what Roxana served to me when I visited her in Forest Row. It was so delicious I felt it would be a good addition to anyone’s recipe collection.”