All posts filed under: Smoothies + Juices

Chocolate & Hemp Protein Smoothie

Have you tried hemp yet? You’ve probably seen these happy little seeds popping up on your Instagram feed recently as they have just been given the green light for human consumption in Australia ie we can buy them at the shops and add them to all of our delicious treats like muffins, raw balls, avocado toast ….. the list is endless. Now,  to answer your burning question no you won’t get high. Although hemp is from the same family as smokable hemp it only contains a teeny tiny amount (0.3%) of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) the psychoactive compound that gives you the high. They are, however, packed full of body-loving nutrients that will leave you feeling full and nourished. Hemp is available in many edible forms all derived from the seeds of the plant commonly referred to as “hemp hearts”. The dried ground seeds are sold as hemp protein and you can also buy hemp oil or butter and even hemp milk. Hemp is a great allrounder to add to your diet, especially if your vegan or vegetarian. …

Its here! My FREE plant powered meal plan. Switching to a plant-based diet has really helped me feel amazing in my body. I originally started to eat vegetarian because it was cheaper but as I got more and more into this way of eating I realised it was having a profound effect on my health. I’ve always had a problematic digestive system. Nothing really helped it until I eliminated gluten and started eating a whole food plant-based diet. Now I’m not saying everyone has to become a gluten vegan, I just think everyone can benefit from adding more wholesome fruits, veggies, beans, nuts and seeds to their diet. You never know how it might help you until you give it a go. I’ve created this 7-day meal plan to show you guys how easy and delicious eating a plant-based diet can be.  Not vegan? You don’t have to be. I’ve designed it so anyone can follow the plan, whether your a vegan looking for some exciting recipes or a newbie who just wants to cut down …

Blueberry and Ginger Smoothie

This is my favourite smoothie to make at the moment. Its super simple and uses only 5 staple ingredients. I love to make it in the morning before work when I feel like a lighter breakfast. The frozen blueberries and fresh ginger create such a refreshing flavour and the banana and oats give it a bit of body so you’ll power through the morning. Blueberry and Ginger Smoothie Makes 1 large Smoothie     Prep – 5 minutes      Difficulty – Easy Ingredients 1 cup of frozen blueberries 1/4 inch knob of fresh ginger 1/2 banana 1/4 cup oats 1 1/2 cups coconut h20 or plant milk Method add all the ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth and creamy.