Monday, August 16, 2010


Melted butter, to grease
2 organic oranges
3 organic free range eggs
1 cup organic raw sugar
3 cups organic almond meal
1 tsp gluten-free baking powder

Preheat oven to 170°C. Brush a round 22cm (base measurement) cake pan with melted butter to lightly grease. Line base with non-stick baking paper.
Place the oranges in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Cook for two hours.

Place the orange in the bowl of a food processor and process until smooth.
Use an electric beater to whisk the eggs and sugar in a bowl until thick and pale. Add the orange, almond meal and baking powder and gently fold until just combined. Pour into prepared pan.

Bake for 1 hour or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Set aside for 15 minutes to cool.


1 orange
3/4 cup RAW ORGANIC sugar

Juice the orange, place in with sugar and cook for 5 mins simmering, pierce holes in the cake. and pour over cake.

NOTE; You can make these into small patty pans and reduce cooking time too.
Turn cake onto a serving plate. Use a skewer to gently prick the top. Spoon over syrup. Cut into wedges to serve.

8 super healthy habits to take up

1. AIM TO GET AT LEAST 8 HOURS SLEEP AT NIGHT; getting adequate sleep ensures that firstly you are well rested, but did you know that sleeping also helps regulate weight gain, immunity and happiness.

2. DRINK AT LEAST 8 GLASSES OF WATER EACH DAY; being hydrated means that your cells in your body can communicate more effectively, keeping hunger at bay and increasing all the functions in the body, better elimination, more positivity.

3. DRINK ORGANIC GREEN TEA; full of amazing antioxidants, researchers have found that drink green tea daily decreases the risk of all types of cancers, helps to keep the mouth free of bacteria and improves memory and learning ability.

4. TAKE FIVE MINUTES EVERY HOUR TO STOP; focus the mind and relax, this small practice recharges the mind and body and means that whatever action you take next is conscious not mindless.

5.TAKE SOME FORM OF EXERCISE EACH DAY; try running, walking, skipping, jumping move your body, body and mind are connected, get your thoughts going.

6.EAT ORGANIC WHERE YOU CAN; keep your body free of nasty chemicals, pesticides and hormones. If you keep your body as pure as possible, it will serve you with good health.

7. ADD SOME GREENS EVERY DAY; green foods, ie spinach, kale, tatsoi, silberbeet, broccoli are powerhouses of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants and nourish your body as nature intended. Have a little green every day!

8. MAKE A DECISION; that you and your health are first, feed your body with this in mind, nutritious, delicious organic foods