Nicole van Hattem Blog

Raw Nori Rolls

So easy and quick to make – skip the store bought ones and go for this vegan, rice-free raw version instead. No-Rice filling 2 cups sunflower seeds (soaked overnight & rinsed) 2 tablespoons raw tahini ½ cup lemon juice 1-2 tablespoons soya sauce (nama shoyu) 1 garlic clove (or 2) Pinch of cayenne Rolls 4-6 Sheets […]

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Raw wheat free pizza bases

I’ve always been reluctant to make raw pizza bases because the recipes I found were complicated to make, time consuming and included ingredients that I just wouldn’t have in my pantry as a standard item. But then this one is so easy and quick and I already had the ingredients in my cupboard. Score! 1.5 cups […]

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5 easy ways to skip the coffee and get wired at work

On average, around 3.1 cups of coffee are consumed daily by office workers, people world-wide drink coffee or some form of caffeine to avoid the mid-afternoon energy slump. And, although caffeine is generally accepted as safe for consumption and recognised for its obvious well-known “perk me up power” benefits, there are some health disadvantages associated, […]

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Maca Pistach Bliss Balls

3/4 cup raw cashews 1/4 cup raw pistachios – shelled (or alternative nut of choice e.g.: macadamia nuts) 12 medjool dates – pitted 1/4  cup shredded coconut, unsweetened 2 teaspoons maca powder (this has a distinct flavour and if you are just starting out using it then make sure these are level teaspoons and not […]

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Raw Lemon Mousse Tart

Simple to make, tangy, wheat free / dairy-free / gluten-free and something the whole family will enjoy. Note: I like to keep my crust quite thin as it is rich and nourishing and a little is very satisfying to the taste and tummy (also saves on cost as it uses less expensive nut ingredients) Note: […]

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