Recipes

tapas | Longevity LIVE

When it comes to healthy snacking, nuts are always key. They’re rich in essential antioxidants and minerals which makes them a go-to healthy snack for a lot of us. Additionally, button mushrooms are not only low in calories but they also contain adequate amounts of Vitamin D- which is needed

mushrooms | Longevity LIVE

If you’re looking for a meal that’s rich in antioxidants and proteins, then look no further than the protein-rich fishcakes. Fish fillets are extremely high in omega-3 fatty acids and these acids are vital to optimum health. The addition of mushrooms helps to, according to studies, prevent the formation of

vegan | Longevity LIVE

Cancer is one of the most debilitating illnesses in modern day history and various studies are currently being conducted to better understand the disease and its triggers. This studies have revealed how our diets can elevate our cancer risk. These studies have also revealed which foods contain cancer-fighting properties. One

turmeric latte | Longevity LIVE

You know the saying by the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, ‘Let food be thy medicine’? We are pretty sure he was talking about this turmeric latte – or at the very least, something very similar. Turmeric is one of many potent spices treasured by Ayurvedic doctors, and for a good reason. Being

minestrone | Longevity LIVE

This versatile plant-based minestrone soup is low in fat, high in fibre and packed with vitamins, minerals and nutrients. The protein-packed beans and barley and satiety-promoting fibre, combined with nutrient-rich veggies and tomato broth (high in the super anti-oxidant lycopene) means this soup will fill you up not out! Serves

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

intuitive eating [longevity live]

Intuitive eating is a concept that most people do not understand. However, it might be the best way to regain a stress-free diet and attitude towards food. It’s a relatively new concept that takes you back to eating food like a baby again. Basically, you’re listening more to your body

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 |

stuffed peppers | Longevity LIVE

These stuffed peppers are a classic go-to evening supper – for many people, and for good reason. Before I went vegan I used to dress my peppers with lashings of dairy cheese, but I have to say this take is much yummier (and you can can still add vegan cheese