Coconut Guyabano Smoothie

Coconut Guyabano Smoothie

Coconut is very popular in the Philippines, from where I come from. It’s ubiquitous and its tree is known as the ‘tree of life’ in my home country. Since long ago, the coconut would provide its coconut meat as food and its coconut water as a drink, while the tree itself can be used to build shelter. Nowadays, the tree allows …

Blueberry Cashew Cheesecake

Blueberry Cashew Cheesecake

I used to love blueberry cheesecake so I thought of making a raw, vegan and much healthier version of it. This one has absolutely no cheese or dairy whatsoever. It does use a lot of cashews! Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups cashews (soaked and rinsed) 1 lemon 3/4 cup oat flour 3/4 cup water 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/2 cup blueberries …

Chocolate Chip Raw Vegan Cookies

Chocolate Chip Raw Vegan Cookies

How about we start the month of love with something that can warm the heart? Chocolate chip cookies! It’s soft, melts in your mouth, and this recipe uses only 4 ingredients! So why not start making some for your loved-ones, or better yet, for yourself? Kidding aside, here’s how it goes. Ingredients: 1 1/3 cups oat flour 3/4 cup peanut …

Raw Vegan Superfood Donuts

Raw Vegan Superfood Donuts

Ending the month with a ‘cuppa’ tea and raw vegan superfood donuts. These donuts don’t require baking or deep frying. You’ll be surprised how un-baking raw desserts like these are very easy to make. Ingredients: Base 1 cup oat flour 1/2 cup coconut flour 1/3 cup vegan chocolate hazelnut butter (you could use Loving Earth’s or Justin’s) 1/4 cup coconut oil Coating 1/3 …

Tim Tam Cake

Tim Tam Cake

Greeting the weekend with a jaw-dropping Tim Tam Cake! Yes, Tim Tams, the notorious biscuit created and celebrated by Aussies – distinguishable by a cream filling in between two layers of chocolate biscuits entirely coated in chocolate. What I’ll be sharing with you today is a recipe for a no-bake raw vegan Tim Tam Cake. As you can see, it …

Tropical Mango Pineapple Smoothie

Tropical Mango Pineapple Smoothie

Savouring the weather while it’s still summer here in Melbourne! However, Melbourne’s climate is often changeable and very unpredictable. Like they say, it can be four seasons in one day. So while it’s somewhat warm, here’s a simple tropical mango pineapple smoothie. Ingredients: 1 ripe mango (diced) 1/3 pineapple (diced) 1/2 cup coconut water Instructions: Freeze the diced mango and …

Mango Chia Pudding

Mango Chia Pudding

Here’s a quick and easy dessert that fruit lovers will definitely enjoy. This recipe may call for mango but you can certainly top it with other kinds of fruit such as strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, peaches or even pineapple! Best savoured on a hot summer’s day. Ingredients: 1 ripe mango (sliced/diced) 3/4 glass of almond milk 8-12 tablespoons chia seeds (depending …

Cookie Butter and Cacao Nana Ice Cream

Cookie Butter and Cacao Nana Ice Cream

Finally back to blogging from the holidays! Pardon me for the unsought hiatus as I did not expect to be indulge so much in personal time. Moving on, I’d like to share a recipe that I’m sure adults and kids alike will love. Why? Because it tastes exactly like cookie butter and yet it’s healthy! Also, if you are not …

Matcha & Chocolate Cake

Matcha & Chocolate Cake

Recipe-making is not my forte. So this blog is a way for me to take note of measurements properly. Today, I will share how to make a raw vegan cake, particularly using two of my favourite flavours: matcha (a.k.a. green tea) and chocolate. Green tea and cacao have antioxidants that fight off free radicals that are damaging to the body …

Green Smoothie

Green Smoothie

Just a few more days until Christmas! Thought I’d start getting into the Christmas spirit by using one of the Christmas colours. This is my version of “Mean Green” in the world of Joe’s Fat Sick and Nearly Dead. Ingredients: 2 cups spinach or kale 2 cups water or coconut water 1 1/2 cup bananas 1 1/2 cup apples 1 …