All posts tagged: honestly healthy

Vegan Mango and Coconut Loaf Cake

This is not, by any stretch of the imagination, the most beautifully presented or photographed cake you will see on the internet today. But it just might be the healthiest. This weekend, I truly embraced the concept of healthy vegan baking, and it resulted in something so surprisingly tasty that I wanted to share it with you despite its lack of mouthwatering evidence. In this recipe I have replaced eggs with “flax eggs” (flax seed and water mixed together and set in the fridge), butter with coconut oil and sugar with agave nectar. I’m hoping my friends over at Honestly Healthy would be proud. This cake is practically good for you (it might even be actually good for you) so I urge you to give it a go next time you’ve got the urge to bake. 150g coconut oil juice of 1 lime 5 tbsps agave nectar half tsp mixed spice 2 tbsps cold milled flax seed 200g mango puree 250g self-raising flour 50g desiccated coconut Begin by making ‘flax eggs’, to do this add …

An Ode to Honestly Healthy (and my new juicer)

Finally, I can truly identify as a health freak. This weekend I ventured in to town to purchase my long sought after new favourite toy, the Bio Chef Silent Juicer (Vitality4Life) from Steamer Trading. I won’t harp on about it too long because this isn’t QVC, but I will say that if you’re looking to go over to the dark leafy green juice side, this is the juicer you want. It’s quiet, juices greens well, and locks in all the nutrients. But enough about the juicer, if you want to know a little more you can always get in touch, I’ll be happy to answer your questions. What I really want to tell you about is Honestly Healthy. My very thoughtful boss recently bought me Honestly Healthy – Eat with your body in mind, the alkaline way by Natasha Corrett and Vicki Edgson. It has both opened and blown my mind, you know the boring few pages at the beginning of recipe books? This one doesn’t have that, it has 38 pages of information on …