Flourless banana and sweet potato muffins

Gluten- free, naturally sweetened and vegan-friendly flourless banana and sweet potato muffins.

My ongoing culinary adventures have taken me further into the world of healthy recipe creations.

Having seen pictures of the outcome of similar muffin alternatives, I was particularly intrigued by the notable difference in texture compared to traditional ones. And indeed, my kitchen experiments have confirmed – these flourless rebels are certainly  fudgier. Continue reading

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Energy Power Balls

Energy Power Balls

Nutrient-dense, no-bake energy balls made with power boosting INGREDIENTS including oats, chia seeds, coconut, nuts, seeds, spirulina and wheatgrass.

These healthy bites make for the perfect pre- or post-workout snack, can be enjoyed while hiking or simply as a delicious and free-from refined sugars treat when energy levels are running low. Continue reading

vegan chickpea brownies

Chickpea Brownies

A healthy twist to original recipe. Delicious vegan chickpea-based brownies, high in protein and fiber.

I have never been the biggest fan of brownies or any other chocolate-flavored cakes or desserts. But I am certainly open to trying more unusual and alternative ways of making these so-called ‘special treats’ that so many people love, which nevertheless tend to be rather high in saturated fat and processed sugar.

So, I was inspired to try this new recipe and was pleasantly surprised by the results. Continue reading

massage and meditation

Massage & Meditation: How These Two Things Can Totally Transform Your Life

You’re probably wondering why we are talking about two very different things in the same post. While massage and meditation are indeed different, they can also go hand in hand. Allow me to elaborate!
What is the purpose of massage?

If you’re like most people, you go for a massage because you’re looking to improve how you physically feel. Some people have pain, others have mobility issues, while some just want their body to feel relaxed. Whatever the reason may be, you massage to promote physical well-being!

What about meditation, why do we meditate and what’s the purpose?

Just like there are several different massage techniques, there are also many ways to meditate.
I think we can all agree that we meditate to promote mental/psychological well-being!
Personally, I meditate to declutter all the trash (AKA thoughts) in my mind. Continue reading

The Upside to Negative Emotions

The Upside to Negative Emotions

the upsides to negative emotions and the power of acknowledging them

Yes, you read the title right, there’s an upside to negative emotions.

This may be surprising because avoiding them appears to be the most rational thing to do. Feelings such as disappointment, anger, and frustration can all lead to stress, so they are often labelled as ‘unhealthy’. But contrary to popular belief, negative emotions, no matter how uncomfortable they are to deal with, can do us good.

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