Drinks

Our drinks are always refined sugar free and loaded with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

Turmeric and ginger smoothie

Turmeric and ginger smoothie

This inflammation fighting powerhouse of a smoothie is fresh and delicious and loaded with turmeric and ginger.  Turmeric and especially its most active compound curcumin have many scientifically-proven health benefits, such as the potential to prevent heart disease, Alzheimer’s and cancer.  It’s a potent anti-inflammatory…

The ultimate green smoothie

The ultimate green smoothie

I discovered the Green Alkaliser from Soaring Free Superfood a few months ago and I now often add a few scoops to my morning smoothie.  The Green Alkaliser is a 100% superfood and superherb power blend that consists of African baobab, green grasses, hemp seed…

Berry smoothie bowl

Berry smoothie bowl

I don’t know about you, but my Instagram feed is filled with images of delicious smoothie bowls, decorated beautifully with fresh fruit, edible flowers, nuts and seeds.    We often have smoothies for breakfast but I found that I’m hungry again after 2 – 3…

The best dairy free smoothies

The best dairy free smoothies

We love smoothies and whip up these beauties as least once a week.  Use banana, nut butter and water as a base and add your favourite fruit and herbs.  By mixing nut butter with water, you get the most amazing nut milk – a whole…

Apple cinnamon smoothie – dairy and refined sugar free

Apple cinnamon smoothie – dairy and refined sugar free

I love having smoothies for breakfast in summer.  This apple cinnamon smoothie will probably not be your obvious choice but is a delicious break from the standard banana or berry smoothies we all love. Add a tbsp of MCT oil, plant based protein powder and…

Nutty vanilla cinnamon smoothy – dairy and refined sugar free

Nutty vanilla cinnamon smoothy – dairy and refined sugar free

One of my all time favourite smoothies is The Gem from Kauai.  It’s a yogurt, banana, nut and honey delight.  We’ve tried to re-create the gem without using dairy or refined sugar and by adding some good for you superfood.  The result is pretty good…

Nut milk in 5 minutes – dairy free

Nut milk in 5 minutes – dairy free

You’ve just arrived in nut milk heaven!  So may people have lactose sensitivities or exclude dairy from their diet by choice.  A great alternative to cow milk is nut milk.  Typically nut milk is expensive and if you’ve ever tried making your own, you’ll know…

Hot chocolate – dairy and refined sugar free

Hot chocolate – dairy and refined sugar free

Nothing is quite as comforting as a cup of hot chocolate on a cold winter’s day.  A typical hot chocolate is made with some sort of cocoa mix, normally with added sugar, and milk.  If you have lactose sensitivities or if you exclude dairy and…

Berrylicious smoothie – dairy and refined sugar free

Berrylicious smoothie – dairy and refined sugar free

Let’s be honest, it’s winter in South Africa and smoothies are probably not on everyone’s breakfast wish list at the moment. Up in Gauteng we are blessed with beautiful sunny winter days.  So why not pack a refreshing smoothie in your kids lunch box or…

Red velvet superfood smoothie – dairy and refined sugar free

Red velvet superfood smoothie – dairy and refined sugar free

This red velvet smoothie is as pretty as a picture and loaded with superfoods.  It’s made with almond milk and contains blueberries, nut butter, beetroot powder and cacao superfood blend.  This is my go to breakfast or lunch on the run. Blueberries are sweet, nutritious…

Golden mocha latte – dairy, refined sugar and caffeine free

Golden mocha latte – dairy, refined sugar and caffeine free

Sometimes we all need a nice warm and creamy drink to comfort the soul.  Our golden mocha latte does just that.  It’s not only warm and comforting but loaded with healthy fats and other superfoods.  We love having the golden mocha latte for breakfast on…

Turmeric and orange health shot

Turmeric and orange health shot

Full of vitamin C, antioxidants, and antiviral power, this sunny shot is a powerhouse of health benefits. It can help soothe sore throats, cure upset stomachs, or just give you an extra boost of energy. The ginger and turmeric, known for its anti-inflammatory and cancer-preventing…