Author: The Pure Life

What is Maca Powder?

What is Maca Powder?

After many requests for sharing my experience with maca, I wanted to bring you all a post all about one of my favourite adaptogens! What is maca powder? Maca (Peruvian ginseng) is a root, similar to ginger in appearance. It’s considered a root vegetable and […]

Almond Coconut Pad Thai

Almond Coconut Pad Thai

Almond Coconut Pad Thai This Almond Coconut Pad Thai is packed with beauty foods, protein and veggies to make you feel amazing! I love making this Pad Thai recipe because it takes 15 minutes to whip up, which means it can be a great weekday […]

The Benefits of Dry Brushing

The Benefits of Dry Brushing

What is up with all these people brushing their skin!? Back in nutrition school, a teacher gave us a handout on dry brushing. It was pretty outdated – from the 90’s – and sounded a little funny. I was sceptical, it was almost too good […]

Sweet Potato Curry

Sweet Potato Curry

I have a soft spot for Indian food. I love the warming spices, the freshly baked naan bread and vegetable-based curries. And samosas, my favourite! In celebration of my love for Indian food, I am sharing one of my favourite basic, easy-to-make recipes – Sweet […]

Spirulina Energy Bites

Spirulina Energy Bites

These protein-packed bites are packed with so much goodness to make you feel amazing throughout the day! They make the perfect pre or post-workout snack and are great to stash in your purse on busy days. Spirulina contains high amounts of phytonutrients which help fight […]

Chlorella Detox Smoothie

Chlorella Detox Smoothie

First thing’s first: you don’t need a smoothie to detox your way out of the holidays and into the new year. You can, however, use this smoothie to help your body eliminate toxins, pesticides, excess hormones etc. for a more vibrant, glowing and energetic you!  Now onto the goodness […]

Miso Edamame Power Bowl

Miso Edamame Power Bowl

This bowl will give you a big boost of energy!  Packed with fibre-rich quinoa and protein-rich edamame beans, this bowl will leave you feeling satiated and full of energy for a big day ahead. Both fibre and protein help to cut sugar cravings and will […]

Orange Spice & Turmeric Muffins (Vegan + GF)

Orange Spice & Turmeric Muffins (Vegan + GF)

What’s Winter without a bit of orange spiced treats?  These Orange Spice & Turmeric Muffins are such a special treat, and I am so excited to be sharing the recipe with you today! They are packed with flavour and the perfect alternative to coffee-shop treats […]

What is Intention Setting?

What is Intention Setting?

What is intention setting? Intention setting has been a ritual of mine for as long as I can remember. You could say that I’ve been intention setting my whole life, whether it be a note on my iPhone, goal setting with my friends or boyfriend, […]

Zesty Tahini Dill Dressing

Zesty Tahini Dill Dressing

To have a good salad, you need a good dressing. I am a big advocate for delicious salad dressings. This zesty tahini dill dressing is no exception, it’s jam-packed with delicious zesty flavours and nutrients. What’s up with dill? Dill is a herb that I […]