Recipe – Rooibos cara malt cake

Here is my favourite and very special recipe using activated nuts, as a raw vegan dessert chef for 13 years i know more that most the importance of sprouting nuts Rooibos cara malt cake – by Prem Hobden, founder of Raw Ecstasy Here you have it, my signature cake recipe, maybe the best ever!(to keep it modest) So simple yet so moreish, we call it …

Alcohol – The Rediscovery

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My Experience Alcohol was the first and most profound perspective switch I experienced. I have done lots of partying in my time and damaged my liver in the process. But there is an unspoken damage that comes from believing that alcohol is inherently bad, when that couldn’t be further from the truth. I believe we have forgotten the purpose of …

Coca – The Rediscovery

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My Experience I have only been taking coca leaf on and off for a few months, this herb is clearly a misunderstood superhero and becoming one of my favourite plants ever! A classic in the mistreated power plants category, in my opinion its no coincidence that its been so misused. We seem to reserve the very worst treatment for the …

Coffee – The Rediscovery

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My Experience I love coffee these days, though in the past I have struggled with it. But what it was doing was teaching me about my body and its balance. What I find with power herbs such as coffee, tobacco and cannabis is they are very healing but not very forgiving. What I mean by this is that if we …

Cacao – The Rediscovery

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My Experience Cacao…. baby…. ain’t no other lover for me! I’ll skip the sugar filled madness that most people’s childhood chocolate experience could resonate with and jump straight to my first cacao awakening. The year was 2003, I was 16 years old, making what seemed like a strange cake recipe involving raw chocolate and avocado, bracing myself… then, I put …

Tobacco – The Rediscovery

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My Experience Did you know that tobacco is one of the most sacred, detoxifying and powerful plant spirits on earth? This is strange considering our process of selecting the strain, modifying it, processing it with 800 chemicals, marketing it and misguidedly inhaling the smoke. This has resulted in tobacco now being demonised by the very same society that rapped its …

Paleo Pumpkin Pie Raw Chocolate Cups Recipe

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A delicious seasonal recipe created by lovely paleo blogger Georgie, from Greens of the Stoneage. Perfect for a gourmet healthy Halloween treat with all the lovely colours of autumn and could be made as an impressive desert for a winter dinner party. This recipe makes about 6 medium sized cups and takes around 40 minutes. If you make any excess …

Sweet chestnuts – Amazing Winter Superfood

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One of my favourite foraging experiences is finding a big sweet chestnut tree and this year is a good season for them! Every morning when i go for a walk on Hampstead Heath there is a great big one right there gently coaxing me to start picking these smooth shinny gems. (check out what i got to the right!) Sweet chestnuts …

Just found loads of Turkey Tail! – this powerful adaptogenic mushroom is everywhere!

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Turkey Tail is begging to be used, This little mushroom–so tenacious, resilient & adaptable–has so much to offer in terms of medicine. Their earthen-colored fan shapes herald the arrival of the rains as they move in and digest dead trees, turning them into soil so new life can sprout. These decomposing fungal organisms (known as primary decomposers) are vital in the cycle …