Recipe: Fruit Seed Slice

The ingredients in this slice are rich in vitamin B6 and magnesium, which are essential for progesterone production and may help to regulate menstruation, boost mood and reduce PMS.  The dried figs, nuts and seeds are also rich sources of calcium and should be included regularly in the diet for optimal bone health and to support oestrogen production. Ingredients: 150g (1 cup) brazil nuts 160g (1 cup) almonds 160g (1 cup) pitted dates 7 dried figs 40g (¼ cup) chia seeds Grated zest of 1 orange Juice ½ orange 75g (½ cup) sunflower seeds 75g (½ cup) pumpkin seeds 1
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Recipe: Lime Pistachio Cake

Sarah’s latest baked delight for her events is a Lime Pistachio Cake adapted from a Donna Hay recipe. We haven’t changed much, just gone for a healthier sugar option. Sarah made it with rapadura; Kel with coconut sugar. Both worked beautifully, creating a rich, moist, golden-brown loaf. INGREDIENTS 150g unsalted butter, softened ¾ C (165g) rapadura or coconut sugar 1 Tbsp finely grated lime rind 1 tsp vanilla extract 4 free range eggs at room temperature 1½ C (180g) almond meal* 1 C (130g) pistachio meal* Raw honey to serve *You can grind your own nuts to a meal in
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Recipe – Almond Crescents

Kel here, with a post-Christmas reflection 🙂 I have been the family’s Christmas spirit for many years. I’m the one who puts up the Christmas tree, checks out the best brandy for eggnog and goes crazy with fairy lights (although Sarah’s husband Nic may now be the new fairy light king!). The past couple of years I’ve been busy studying summer units, which has dampened my Christmas bug a little, but not completely. I love the feel of Christmas – the anticipation, family time, eating Christmas-only treats like fruit mince pies. And the fairy lights. However, as many of you
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Recipe: Orange Almond Cake

Orange almond is a gluten free favourite, and if you’ve tried the High Aspirations offering before you know it’s moist and delicious! Something to whip up for a Sunday afternoon, perhaps… Orange Almond Cake Photo shows Kel’s version made with coconut sugar and served with passion fruit, strawberries and hazelnut ice cream 😉
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Pear & Roasted Almond Cake

This particularly delectable treat was served at the July Soul Spa. Here is the recipe for your enjoyment! Pear & Almond Cake Although gluten-free, it does use some refined sugar. Next time Kel is getting creative in the kitchen, she might play around with some different sweeteners and if she is successful, I’ll give you an update. Of course if you are the adventurous type in the kitchen, feel free to do your own experiments and comment below if you have any ideas.  
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Beetroot Hummus

Since I’m getting active about the blog and sharing quotes, I figured it was also a good place to share recipes from events that have been requested! Some of you may remember the deliciously vivid beetroot hummus served at Dru Soul Spa. (Incidentally, it’s coming up again this weekend – don’t miss out!) Here it is! Beetroot Hummus If you’re interested in the upcoming Soul Spa, head over to High Aspirations to sign up. And if you want more tasty recipes, ideas about slow living and yoga insights sent straight to your inbox, subscribe to the blog…
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