I’ve always loved matcha green tea, and not just because my favourite colour is green. I love it’s subtle earthy tones, and it’s never bitter, unlike a lot of conventional green teabags. Matcha is a stone ground green tea that forms a super-concentrated fine powder. It’s rich in antioxidants and nutrients, and is widely known for improving energy levels, memory and concentration.     While I’ve been drinking matcha for years, I’ve never actually used it in cooking or… Read more »

Coconut Quinoa Porridge

  This week i’ve been pimpin’ up porridge; combining quinoa and chia seeds to make some sort of crazy-ass supercharged porridge, that just so happens to be really good for you too.     To give you an idea of just how supercharged I mean, let me tell you about the first time I had this for breakfast. At first, it seemed like any normal Friday morning. I got up. I got dressed for work. I had my usual cup of… Read more »

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

I have two things to say to the person who decided to put avocado and chocolate together for the first time. 1 – What the hell were you thinking?! 2 – Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.     Yes, I was skeptical when first trying the combo. But after my first mouthful of avocado chocolate mousse, I was totally converted. Weirdly when you combine avocado and chocolate you get what is effectively a creamy, chocolatey, banana-y (Yes, banana-y!) concoction. Why… Read more »