Lemon & Apricot Energy Bar

These Lemon and Apricot Energy Bars are nut free, so perfect to put in your kids lunchbox.

– 2 cups apricots

– 1 1/2 cup desiccated coconut

– 1 cup pumpkin seeds

-1/2 cup shelled hemp seeds

– 1 fermented lemon (about 1/2 cup) or zest from 1-2 fresh lemons

Blend everything in a food processor. Put baking paper in a square oven dish. Let it set in the fridge for about 2 hours. Cut up into squares and sprinkle with desiccated coconut.

Recipe: Hemp & Kale Hummus

This Hemp and Kale Hummus is so good!
Hope you like it!

– 230 gram cooked chickpeas (about 1/2 cup dry)
– 1/3 cup shelled hemp seeds
– handful of kale (about 30gram)
– fresh coriander (about 10 gram)
– 2 tablespoons tahini
– juice from 1/2 lemon
– 4 tablespoons olive oil
– 1 garlic clove
– 1 teaspoon cumin
– 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
– 1 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions: Put everything in a blender. Boom!


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Beauty Food: Mushrooms Recipe

Mushrooms are a beauty food! But I’m normally not a big fan, and the kids hate them. I only like Marinated Mushroom recipe HERE and the above recipe. If you are old enough to remember the number one bestseller Fit for Life you might be familiar with this recipe 🙂

So what is so beautifying about mushrooms?
Mushrooms comes with anti-inflammatory action which has been linked to aging and most disease. They help boost immunity which in turn help fight off inflammation. They are also low in calories and at the same time very nutrient dense. Containing 15 vitamins minerals and phytonutrients, including folate and hard to come by Vitamin D and Selenium.  Mushrooms can be a good substitute for meat as it has that denser texture that you might miss if you are used to eating meat.  It’s really important to only eat organic mushrooms as they absorb and concentrate whatever they grow in.

Mushrooms with Garlic and Lemon
 – 300 gram Mushrooms
– 2-3 Garlic Cloves
– 1 Tablespoon Coconut oil
– 2-3 Tablespoons of Fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon of dried
– Fresh Lemon Juice about 1 Tablespoon
– Salt & Black pepper to taste

Wash and slice the mushrooms. Saute the garlic and mushrooms in the coconut oil until soft. Add salt and pepper to taste. Squeeze some lemon juice in. Add the chopped parsley. Serve.

It literally takes two minutes!
I either serve it as a side dish or on top of pasta made of lentils.

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Swedish Chocolate Balls Made Healthy

Every child in Sweden knows the recipe for Chokladbollar by heart!
This is something we made when we got home from school and our parents had not yet arrived.
They are delicious, very quick to make as there’s NO cooking involved and you normally have the ingredients at home already.
I have healthy-fyed this recipe a bit, but they are still easy to make and super delicious!

Swedish Chocolate Balls
Makes 22 balls

– 100 Gram Fat of Choice: almond or coconut or dairy butter
– 1 1/4 Cup Porridge Oats
– 1/2 Cup Coconut Sugar
– 1/4 Cup Shelled Hemp Seeds (you can replace this with more oats)
– 2 Tablespoons Cacao
– 2 Tablespoons of Cold Coffee
– 1 teaspoon Vanilla
– Pinch of Salt
– 1/2 Cup Desiccated Coconut (to roll the chocolate balls in)



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Recipe: Fermented Cabbage with Lemon and Thyme

Hi! People around me have been really ill this autumn and winter. One after one they have succumb to flu, pneumonia and nasty colds. Not once have I picked up any of them and I’m sure it’s due eating at least 1/2 cup of fermented vegetables a day and drinking a small glass of either water kefir or kombucha every day. It is so easy to ferment at home, sure you need a little bit of patience, but you are growing your own healthy bacteria and they need a bit of time to flourish. More and more research points to the importance of healthy gut flora. I’m convinced we will see even more breakthroughs in this area in the coming years.


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Spirulina, Cauliflower and Cabbage Ferment

Fermenting your own vegetables is so easy and cheap! With so many people being ill at the moment, this ferment is boosted with health promoting Spirulina. I don’t like the taste of Spirulina normally but when it’s been fermented together with other vegetables the taste mellows and that sharp Spirulina taste disappear and just add an interesting layer of flavoring. Win Win!

Isn’t the colour gorgeous?!


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How To Make Kombucha Vinegar

Hi everyone,
Happy Christmas! I’m in Stockholm to celebrate Christmas with my family. First we stayed in a hotel for a few days and now we are at my parents closer to the archipelago. Christmas is maybe not the time to start a new healthy eating regime but using kombucha vinegar and having as much vegetables as possible, and snacking on fruits and nuts will bring much needed nutrients.
If you are new to the whole kombucha brewing, here’s my: How to make kombucha for beginners VIDEO.

Whishing you all a wonderful Christmas!!!


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Vegan Salted Caramel Sauce

I’m not going to lie. This is not a super healthy treat. But it’s so much better for you then the bog standard shop-bought salted caramel sauce.We love it on pancakes as a special treat. Is gorgeous on cake, ice cream or just straight from the jar. Coconut sugar is still sugar so if you are on a strict no sugar diet this is not for you. But if you want something sweet, coconut sugar is a better choice than ordinary white sugar. It contains minerals like iron zinc potassium and some calcium which may offer some health benefit.
Hope you like it!

Vegan Salted Caramel Sauce
– 1 Tin of full fat coconut milk 400ml
– coconut sugar 1/2 Cup
–  1/2  teaspoon vanilla powder
–  1/4 teaspoon sea salt


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Video: Activate and Dehydrate ALMONDS

Hi everyone! I love this time of the year in London, it’s just so social and fun with all sorts of fabulous partys: cooperate Christmas parties, boozy Christmas lunches, Christmas hat and jumper gatherings down the pub, school-parent Christmas drink parties, the list goes on.
I have also taken on a lot more work then I would normally do  and I’m trying to finish my book on fermentation. So I’m slightly overstretched but Its all good. Nuts is a great snack when you are rushing from one thing to the other. Full of vitamin E, Calcium, chill-out Magnesium and Potassium.
To really get the most out of these little darlings I first activate them by immersing them in filtered water for 6 to 12 hours and then I dehydrate them so that the nutrients are more easily absorbed.
I don’t have a dehydrator so I put my oven on 50C and open the oven door slightly and let the almonds dry out for 12 to 24 hours. Boom. Much cheaper activated almonds from the health store.


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Winter Warmer – Yellow Split Pea Soup

It’s getting cold out there. For me It’s farewell salads hello soups. Today I had my super pink hat and gloves on for the first time and when we got home I whisked up this warming and filling soup with yellow split peas and potatoes. Not much prep and cheap as chips!

Winter Warmer Soup: Yellow Split Pea


– 1 cup yellow split peas

– 200 gram potatoes

– 2 medium red onions

– 2 garlic cloves

– 1 tablespoon coconut oil

– 1/2 tablespoon paprika

– 1/2 teaspoon thyme

– 2 tablespoon marigold

– 1/4teaspoon chili flakes

– 1 1/2 pint of water


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