Chicken wraps with fresh veggies

Here is a recipe for chicken wraps with fresh veggies, avocado and herbs I created to make for dinner on Wednesday 🕊🌸 the recipe has quite a lot of fresh fruits and veggies with a lot of nutrients, including carrots, courgette, tomatoes, cabbage, avocado and white onion, and is also quite quick to prepare as just the chicken needs to be cooked. In case you are hoping for the recipe to be plant based, you could include tofu or a different kind of plant protein, and you could also change the mozzarella cheese for a plant based cheese if you can 🌸 you could also include different kinds of fresh veggies and herbs, including lettuce, red onion, baby spinach, kale or parsley if you would like to.

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Almond and banana smoothie

Here is a recipe for an almond and banana smoothie 🌸 the recipe is from the 100 Best Health Foods book, and has just a couple of ingredients, including almonds, plant based milk, bananas, natural vanilla and cinnamon, which you could hopefully find at your local shop. The smoothie is quite quick to make and has a light, creamy and nourishing flavour with the almonds, plant based milk and bananas. The almonds in the recipe from the almonds and plant based milk (in case you use almond milk) are very high in vitamin E, and the smoothie is also quite filling with the almonds and banana.

A raspberry and blueberry smoothie

Here is a second recipe for a healthy smoothie, made with raspberries and blueberries 🕊🌸 I just made the smoothie on Sunday, and added a couple of ingredients we had at home I enjoy a lot and are quite healthy. The smoothie recipe is quite simple and easy to make and you could hopefully find the ingredients for the smoothie in your garden or at your local shop too. The ingredients included in the smoothie include banana, raspberries, blueberries, almond milk, Greek yogurt, ground almonds and chia seeds. I enjoy making the smoothie both in the morning for breakfast, or for morning or afternoon tea as it is quite healthy and filling with the banana and the Greek yogurt.

An interview with Rael

Here is an interview with Rael Wright (from @raelruby) to share 🕊🌸 Rael is a gorgeous Kiwi and Bermudian model from New Zealand who has a beautiful Instagram page (@raelruby) where she shares a lot of professional modelling photos, behind the scenes photos from modelling shoots and life photos with her friends and family. Rael is also interested in health, healthy foods, nutrition and fitness, and has a second Instagram page called @raelrubyfitness, where she shares lots of photos of healthy foods and healthy food platters she makes, and fitness and exercise photos in beautiful exercise clothing.

Oats with almond milk and raspberries

Here is a recipe for oats with almond milk I often make in the morning for breakfast in the autumn and winter, when the weather is a bit cooler, or for lunch, as the oats feel so warming and nourishing to eat on a cold day. The recipe has just a couple of ingredients (including oats, almond milk, maple syrup or honey, cinnamon, almonds and raspberries) you could hopefully find in your garden or at your local shop and the recipe is quite easy and quick to make in case you don't have a lot of time in the morning 🕊🌸

An interview with Ella

Here is an interview with beautiful Ella Mills (née Woodward) from Deliciously Ella, to share on Litten blog 🌸 Ella is the Founder and Creative Director of Deliciously Ella, a website, business and brand celebrating health, wellness and plant based foods. On the Deliciously Ella website, Ella notes how she created an app after seeing how quickly her blog was growing, which launched in 2014 and became the #1 app on iTunes overnight after it was released. Ella has also written and published three cookbooks; her first cookbook (released in January 2015) was the fastest selling debut cookbook ever and her second and third cookbooks also debuted at #1.

An interview with Danijela

Here is a second interview with beautiful Danijela Unkovich, who is in the natural beauty and health care industry and who I look up to a lot, to share on Litten blog 🌸 Danijela is a qualified nutritionist from New Zealand and has a blog called healthy always and a beautiful Instagram page (@healthyalways) where she shares lots of healthy recipes, and health and wellness blogs. Danijela is also an ambassador for SKIN by Ecostore, a lovely natural skin care range made with safe and natural ingredients.

A hot chocolate recipe by Deliciously Ella

Here is a recipe for a plant based hot chocolate by Deliciously Ella 🌸 the recipe is from Ella's book Deliciously Ella Every Day and only has a couple of plant based ingredients you could hopefully find at your local shop or supermarket. The hot chocolate drink has a beautiful flavour and feels so nourishing and warming to make on a cold day. 

A couple of honey recipes

Here are a couple of recipes with honey, found in the healthy foods and superfoods book 100 Best Health Foods. I have always loved honey on its own or in a warm lemon, honey and ginger drink, and honey is also one of my favourite ingredients to include in baking or cooking recipes. When I was little I enjoyed watching the bees and honey bees in the garden, and was always curious about where the bees would go after gathering pollen from the flowers, and how the honey was made 🌸

100 Best Health Foods book

I bought a copy of a book called 100 Best Health Foods from a book shop a couple of years ago in about 2012 or 2013 when I was studying at uni. I was at a book shop one day and remember thinking the book cover looked so beautiful with the photos of the broccoli, raspberries and almonds, and the book is full of helpful nutritional information about healthy foods and superfoods, with accompanying recipes to try.