Recipes

quinoa | longevity live

Touted as the ultimate, multifunctional health elixir, the love for coconut continues to grow. Whether it’s been used as a skincare ingredient or oil, the health-driven desire for coconut doesn’t seem likely to fade. However, the recent growing preference for the grain that is quinoa has begun to rival that

chutney | Longevity LIVE

When talking about authentic, truly South African dishes, what naturally comes to mind is rooibos tea, Cape Malay-style curry, biltong, bunny chow, freshly baked rusks and milk tart – these are elements that will simply not be found in the same manner anywhere else in the world. One item that

pasta | longevity live

On a beautifully cloudless day in the Western Cape this past December, I enjoyed the superb privilege of sitting underneath a vine bough, sipping an ice cold Pinotage Rosé while listening to a talk about permaculture (I’ll divulge more about that in a different post) before proceeding to learn how

millionaire's shortbread | Longevity LIVE

This all-time favourite shortbread dessert used to be only for very special occasions, and had a reputation for ruining many a well-intended diet with its high sugar levels. Now, however, you can enjoy it with quite a bit less guilt, as the caramel is made with dates and coconut oil.

matcha | Longevity LIVE

If you’re like us, you’re always looking for ways to enjoy our favourite treats without sacrificing the nutrition we’re supposed to get from them. Like most children, I grew up loving ice cream, and now that I’m grown I see no reason to stop enjoying the bon-bons closest to my

sweet potato [longevity live]

Sweet potato is a deliciously healthy favorite that most of us love. This is because of both its incredible taste, texture, and flavor, not to mention it’s nutritional content and the fact that sweet potato is a complex carbohydrate. The vegetable has a low glycemic index (GI) and is loaded

chocolate tart | Longevity LIVE

Even the most health-conscious individuals have those special treats that they adore – regardless of the fact that they’re not so good for you as broccoli and kale happen to be. For me, that’s dark chocolate (and ice cream, but I’m working on that one) and if I can get

chickpea | Longevity LIVE

This chickpea flat bread has been around for years – it is versatile and really fills the gap when you are struggling to find something quick and nutritious to eat on the run. Ingredients 1 cup chickpea flour (besan) 3/4 cup water 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Method 1.

aubergine | Longevity LIVE

This delicious aubergine and pomegranate salad is both crunchy and fresh, creamy and sweet – not to mention the perfect addition to any festive season feast! It will fill up your guests without being too heavy, and you can rely on its ability to wow every time. Serves 2 |

cavolo nero | Longevity LIVE

This wholesome, more-ish recipe is not only a great contender for a feast with friends and family during the festive season, it’s also vegan and absolutely delicious! Cavolo nero and the different mushrooms give it great texture and taste. Serves 4 | 1 hour Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil, plus