Year: 2014

The Healthiest Chocolate Pudding

buy Pregabalin cheap uk This is an amazing chocolate pudding recipe and most likely one of the healthiest chocolate desserts you have ever tried. And did I mention that it’s amazing? The recipe is super easy. You literally just have to throw all the ingredients into a blender or a food processor and let the machine do the work for you.

This recipe makes 2-4 servings (depending on your serving size):

1/2 refrigerated large ripe avocado / 1 small avocado
1 frozen large banana
1 tsp vanilla (from a pod)
2 tbsp raw cacao powder
2 tbsp maple syrup or honey
1.5 dl almond milk

Put all ingredients into a blender or food processor and blend into a smooth finish.…

Courgette Pasta with Zesty Pea and Avocado Pesto

This is the perfect lunch recipe on a day when you want something tasty and fast. It’s so great to put together amazing ingredients and come up with something delicious. This recipe is really so fresh and lively and full of flavor that it’ll really brighten up your day. It’s crazy how something so simple as food can have an impact on how you feel. So try to always choose the best you can. Be kind to yourself.

This recipe makes 2 servings:

For the pasta:
2 medium courgettes

For the pesto:
2.5 dl peas
1o leaves fresh mint
10 leaves fresh basil
1 dl cashew nuts
1/2 small garlic clove
1/2 large ripe avocado
2 tbsp lime juice
3 tbsp olive oil
salt and pepper

First wash courgettes well and put aside.…

Benefits of Starting the Day With Warm Lemon Water

Drinking warm water with lemon has been part of my daily routine for a long time now. If I don’t get my warm lemon water the first thing in the morning, I don’t get a proper start to the day. The majority of my days are crazy from the moment my two babies wake me up in the morning, usually earlier than I would hope, but I always try to get my daily fix of warm lemon water. There are so many amazing health benefits when you start your day with warm lemon water.…

My Golden Rules of Fruit and Vegetables

As I’ve become more health-conscious, I try to educate myself as much as possible about a variety of topics related to healthy living. One of my main concerns is with fresh produce which  forms a major part of my diet. When it comes to fresh fruit and vegetables I try to adhere to the following rules:

1. Opt for seasonal fruit and vegetables as well as produce which hasn’t travelled thousands of kilometres to get to your local supermarket.

2. If and when possible, buy organic produce especially when it comes to fruit and vegetables which have an edible skin.…

My Staple Ingredients

I always, without fail, have six basic ingredients in my kitchen: Spinach, lemons, avocados, quinoa, lentils and almonds. I eat them every day. I tend to put spinach and avocado into smoothies and salads. I have some warm water with lemon first thing in the morning. I make quinoa and lentils and add them to salads or eat them with chicken or fish. And almonds are the perfect snack. So these six staple ingredients really do form the cornerstone of my diet.…

Classic Creamy Hummus

Here comes out the other side of my heritage. I might have been born and raised in Finland, but I’m also very close to my other side, my Middle Eastern side. I feel lucky having been born to two completely different cultures. And funnily enough, it often manifests itself in the food I cook. I like to play with that mix by putting a twist in my cooking. For example like adding a crazy spice to food where it doesn’t usually belong to.…

Green Smoothie with Mint and Berries

This smoothie is great when you’re in the mood for something sweet, but don’t want to go for fruit. The mix of spinach, berries, mint and avocado is really yummy. It’s so refreshing. Perfect on hotter days when you want to cool down.

This recipe makes 2 servings:

3 handfuls spinach
2 dl frozen mixed berries
2 tbsp dried mulberries
1/2 avocado
1 medjool date
10 leaves of fresh mint
2.5 dl cold water

Put all ingredients into a blender and blend until fully mixed.…

Hearty Seed & Nut Porridge

Breakfast is the best meal of the day for me and I just love being adventurous and coming up with new ways of enjoying my best-loved breakfast ingredient: oats. This recipe is one of my new favourites as it’s filled with such amazing seeds and nuts. Me and my two-old son love starting our day with a fibre and antioxidant rich breakfast such as this one.

Here’s something interesting to women with kids: Seeds, such as flax seeds and chia seeds, are a great source of antioxidants and fibre and are super healthy for growing children, even children as young as a two-year old.…

Raw Mango and Lime Cakes

These raw mango and lime cakes are just sublime. They’re so refreshing when enjoyed with afternoon tea, making them the perfect cake to offer to guests. You can keep them in the freezer and just take them out about 20-30 minutes before serving. They’re super fast and easy to make and can be prepared with minimal ingredients.

This recipe makes about 12 small cakes:

buy accutane isotretinoin online Base:
2 dl almonds
1 dl sunflower seeds
1 dl dried organic apricots
1 dl organic dates
1 tbsp coconut oil
salt Filling:
1 mango
2 dl cashews
1 tbsp coconut oil
1 tbsp maple syrup
zest of one lime


Place almonds and sunflower seeds in to your food .…

Baked Apple & Cinnamon Oatmeal with Home-made Prune Kissel

This aromatic breakfast really brings back memories and reminds me of Christmas growing up. Prune kissel is a real Christmas tradition in Finland. Traditionally you always have it with baked rice porridge. And since a long time I’ve wanted to revive this holiday favourite and elevate it by making a healthier and more wholesome version of it.

This recipe consists of a very healthy oven-baked oatmeal with cinnamon, apple, nuts and seeds and a cold kissel made with prunes, cinnamon and chia seeds.…