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Integrating Fruit and Vegetables into your mealtimes

This is a difficult time for many people for a host of reasons. We are all having to adapt to a new way of living and many changes in our day-to-day living. With lockdown having an effect, there…

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Creamy tomato soup - a complete comfort food

Yes, this soup is one that I remember from my childhood but in "them days", it came out of a can. It was good thought wasn't it? Since then, I haven't really made it because I didn't have a recipe tha…

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Homemade pumpkin and coconut soup

I love soup and I love using seasonal veggies as much as I can to make different and interesting concoctions for my family and friends. My husband finishes work late twice a week and a soup is better…

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Our version of a Cobb Salad - tuck in!

Homemade salad is good, let's face it. But salads are not boring, they are healthy (made properly) and there's a reason why many health bloggers, nutritionists and health advocates eat salad. They tas…

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Evolution Organics Superfood Salad

As you might know by now I’m a huge fan of superfoods (a food considered especially nutritious or otherwise beneficial to health and well-being) Eating superfoods regularly makes your body health…

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Quinoa & Cacao Energy Bars

With lots of nuts, seeds, healthy fats, nut butter and of course, as the title suggests, quinoa and chocolate these are sure to be enjoyed by adults and children alike (that is to say they were a hit…

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Keto Chocolate Mousse

Another treat that's tasty but is also keto friendly, gluten free and free from refined sugar. You can make it using organic double cream too. Your pick. Our daughter loves them too which is a bo…

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Vegan cheesecake with a blueberry swirl... are you ready?

I made this recently for a dinner party I had been invited to. The host had prepared a whole vegan menu and asked us to bring pudding. I have made vegan desserts before but a vegan cheesecake was a fi…

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Vegan tips for success

As you might be aware I have made lunch for the Evolution Organics team for the last 2 years. Every Wednesday, it's our way to say thank you for all the hard work and I love cooking. Then Ana joined t…

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Vegan turmeric gingerbread man

We're feeling festive in the Evolution Organics kitchen and this recipe has been tested quite a few times so our house/office has been smelling mighty Christmas-sy for the last few months. Nobody is c…

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Evolution Organics Protein Pancake

Did you know that you should include some form of protein with every meal? And that most people in the UK eat too much low-quality protein like processed meats and cheeses and not enough good quality…

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Have a Raw Easter!

I’m always on the lookout for quick, easy and healthy recipes…spending pleasurable hours, trawling through new cookbooks, food blogs and weekend newspaper food supplements to get inspiration for creat…

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Pancake day! Tasty savoury pancakes.

I have been living in the UK for nearly 15 years and I have to say pancake day for me is the perfect day. I love pancakes and any excuse to eat my favourite breakfast item is fine by me.At Evolution O…

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Evolution Organics Superfood Smoothie

I’ve been reading lots of blogs and health sites recently about superfoods (nutrient-rich food), and hemp seeds, goji berries, raw cacao and maca are among the stars.So, in our Evolution Organics kitc…

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Adaptogenic brownie balls

Yes, perfect tasty balls to take before or after a training sessions (or any other time of the day). and I have added some Om Organic Mushroom Nutrition Cordyceps for a boost.I like to make sure…

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Ultimate comfort drink - hot cocoa!

Hot chocolate, such a wonderful drink - it makes us happy! Unfortunately, the majority of hot chocolate mixes on the market are full of low quality ingredients, way too much sugar and lots of other bi…

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Vegan and protein rich brown lentil soup

I love brown lentils. They taste good, you don't need to soak them, they are filing, very versatile and because of their nutritional data, an excellent addition to the vegan diet. They are also rich i…

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Raw Vegan Protein Mars Bars

Our thanks go out to Georgie Young – resident chef at Vivo Life and author of the fabulous Greens of the Stone Age website.Perfect for aiding endurance – or just a very tasty treat!IngredientsFor the…

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Do you have the balls to be healthy?

Cheeky I know but let me get things straight, we'll be talking about balls in this post... and by that I mean superfood based balls.These beauties are a great snack to have before and after training o…

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A Carrot Cake for Dark Nights …

With the nights drawing in and the weather finally turning, it can only mean one thing as far as I’m concerned: cake! (but a healthy one of course).Carrot cake has always been a firm favourite and I’v…

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Super greens, nourishing soup

A perfect little recipe that takes less than 30 minutes to make. It's packed full of good-for-you ingredients and its warmth (thanks to the cheeky ginger) will make you feel all cozy as the evenings d…

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Healthy, raw, peanut butter chocolate cups

A few months ago, the lovely Georgie from Greens of the stonage, put together a recipe for Evolution Organics. She made raw and vegan Mars bars using Vivo Life Raw Perform Protein Salted Maca Caramel…

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Chocolate seeded macaroons (vegan & paleo)

Who doesn't like a bit of chocolate? I do and these will satisfy your sweet tooth and chocolate cravings. They are moreish and my daughter loves them too (bonus). They are packed full of Rye flakes &a…

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Activated charcoal lemonade - detox & invigorate

The world of nutrition is ever growing and these days the word on the street is "charcoal". I am curious, so even though I do not adhere to all trends, I like to explore them to see how they could ben…

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Raw Cacao and Creamy Hemp Ice-Cream

The essence of summer food for me is light, fresh, and cooling.  And I’ve been looking for a nutritious dairy free ice-cream, and now I have one…for all you readers of course!You may have already…

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The Perfect Breakfast

The average morning for many of us... 06.30 alarm & snooze06.35 alarm (again)06.45 shower06.56 coffee07.35 out the door07.43 hungry07.50 coffee shop + muffin (i.e. breakfast on the go)08.03 arrive at…

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Bone broth cream of chicken soup

I am a fan of bone broth, I make it as often as I can. I get the carcass from the farmer's market and simmer the bone (blanching and roasting the bones before) for at least 12 hours in my slow cooker…

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A Nutritional Chocolate Mousse

I never feel guilty about eating chocolate but that’s because I don’t ever go near the heavily advertised, sugar, milk and artificial ingredient laden variety … and here at Evolution Organics I’m luck…

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Quick and simple sweet morning smoothie

I usually go for green smoothies but this one hit the spot perfectly. Full of fruits, healthy fats and protein. Because this smoothies does not contains greens and is mostly made of fruits, I only hav…

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Matcha green tea smoothie… Post workout ideal

Matcha green tea is such an amazing superfood.I use Dr Mercola Matcha Green Tea but any other matcha tea will do fine. Dr Mercola Royal Matcha Green Tea is steamed not roasted. As a result, it retains…

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Matcha green tea kombucha

Kombucha, I love it, it’s an addiction that I am proud and happy to have. I started making my own kombucha a while ago. I know you can buy it in some health food shop but I try to make my own so I can…

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Chocolatey scrummy granola

I love granola but the majority you find on the market are filled with mostly sugar, even the “healthy” versions. This little gem is vegan, free from refined sugars, dairy, full of goodness and totall…

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Simple supper - Bean enchiladas

A very simple and healthy supper that will please everybody.Ingredients  1 tablespoon Coconut Oil 1 tablespoon chilli powder* 250g grated carrots 1 large red onion, chopped 2…

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Kick ass Bulletproof cold brew coffee

OK, so I might be a bit late on the pulse but I only recently got really into the idea of cold brew. I knew you could make it and I was being lazy but then, whilst I was taking a walk with my daughter…

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Spring almond and orange cake

Who doesn’t love a piece of cake? I do and I love it even more if I know it’s homemade with organic, healthy and nutritious ingredients. I’ve chosen a cake recipe for April as I thought you might be i…

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Asian, nutty slaw

I love this recipe. As the weather grows warmer I tend to prefer raw food when possible and this one hits the spot. This recipe is vegan, vegetarian, paleo, gluten free and the bomb.Also, for all of y…

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Super creamy 2 ingredients date caramel

The title says it all. Super easy and truly delicious date caramel. I will be using it on my pancakes tomorrow. Dates are incredibly beneficial for your overall healthIngredients  125g drie…

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Turmeric Kombucha

If you have followed us at all on social media you will know how much we love kombucha. This is a quick run down on how to make kombucha.What you will need  5L container / brewing jar (I us…

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Huevos Rancheros – our version anyway

When my daughter was very little, I used to meet my NCT friends for lunch. We were all in the same boat, teeny tiny babies, not much sleep, emotional and feeding constantly (both the little ones and u…

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Delicious and satisfying minestrone soup

I love to share my favourite healthy recipes and this one is a winner. The best recipes are made with real, wholefood ingredients. Homemade have never tasted so good.Ingredients (4 generous servi…

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Peanut butter protein cookies – bring it on

Peanut butter cookies have always been a favourite of mine. My mum used to make them when I was younger and it took everything I had to not eat the whole tray when I got back from school (this trend c…

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January detox smoothie?

So, January is here. Time to detox, or is it? I have to admit that I am not a big fan of the whole “detox smoothie” trend. I think if you take care of your body the whole year long by consuming whol…

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The ‘Evolution’ Christmas cake

Not enough people make their own cakes, puddings and sweet treats for Christmas, and yet there’s nothing more satisfying than the creativity of home baking. Especially if you’re going the extra mile o…

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Gluten and grain free almond and spice cookies

These little beauties are delicious and completely gluten, grain and egg free. I used almond flour which makes them perfectly crunchy but you can use coconut flour (1/2 cup) instead and to make them v…

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Vegan pear and cranberry mince pies

Merry Christmas! A tad early I know but I love Xmas and who could blame me? Tinsel, lights, tree, Christmas crackers, novelty jumpers, glitter and baubles (and did you know, it’s impossible to say “ba…

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Overnight oats with pear, berries and chia

This is a simple and delicious breakfast/snack. One of the reason why I love overnight oats is the shear simplicity of it. It all goes in one container, give it a stir and leave it there until the fol…

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The humble and very powerful bone broth

When bones are cooked in water for long enough they release minerals and nutrients which in turns are easily absorbed by the body. On top of this bone broth contains high levels of antioxidants, colla…

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Autumnal pumpkin overnight oats & chia seed pots

It seems that since it got colder, every time I go on social media I see recipes for pumpkin this and that and it seems everybody (especially in the US) are obsessed with “pumpkin spice” and I can tot…

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Herby chicken, sweet potato and spelt stew

November is the month where I tend to look for comfort in my cooking and few things are more comforting on a dark night than a bowl of stew – this one is packed with nutrients and will warm the soul a…

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Nourishing paleo grain free maple granola

A perfect yoghurt or smoothie topper. Slightly sweet and full of goodness. Serve it with lots of fresh berries for the perfect healthy snack.Ingredients  100g cashews 100g almonds 100g…

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Seasonal! Jerusalem artichoke vegan soup

At Evolution Organics, we love to shop local and seasonal for our fruits and veggies. Our manager even has his own allotment. In season now is the humble Jerusalem artichoke. I got mine at our local f…

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Powerful ginger and lemon shots

Winter is coming (why is it that whenever I say or write this I think of Game Of Thrones?!). But yes, it’s true, winter IS coming and with it the dreaded flu season. There’s also less light and less V…

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Our highly nutritious Autumnal salad

Warm fennel & pear salad with nuts and a creamy poppy seed dressingAutumn is my favourite season. Even though it’s not on us just yet, I’m already day dreaming about it… the clement weather, the nutty…

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Dirty turmeric latte with 1 added shot of coffee

By now you know about turmeric and all its amazing health properties. You might have also heard about turmeric latte which is amazing. This recipe combine my love for coffee and the extraordinary spic…

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Blueberry pie protein smoothie

Variety is so very important which is why we have a lot of smoothie recipes on the site. I rely on smoothies during the week as I get up early to drop my daughter at nursery and the hour I have in the…

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Banana, spirulina and maca smoothie

A simple smoothie packed with so many superfoods, it’s incredible (hence why we call it the incredible hulk). You’ve got spirulina, maca AND almond butter in this energy packed shake.Ingredients …

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Healthy coconut hot coco (vegan)

Autumn is nearly here and I couldn’t be happier as it’s officially hot coco season (in my book anyway).Raw cacao is so healthy and although a lot of hot chocolate mix do contain cacao, usually the sec…

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Homemade cashew nut mylk

I love almond mylk but this cashew mylk is something else. It’s so creamy and doesn’t separate when you add it to tea and coffee (try it in your coffee, you will thank me).As with any nut mylk (be it…

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Evolution Organics Chunky Monkey smoothie

Love peanuts? Love chocolate? You might even be partial to a Reese’s cup (I admit, it’s my guilty pleasure…) then you will fall for this smoothie.We added a large handful of greens to this smoothie to…

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Homemade sweet n’ salty coconut chips

A super quick, tasty and healthy little treat. So simple and versatile.Ingredients  3 cups of coconut chips 1 tablespoon of melted virgin coconut oil 1/2 teaspoon of himalayan salt&nbs…

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Strawberry, coconut and vanilla ice lollies

Summer is here... or is it? But let's be honest, you do not need hot weather to eat ice cream or ice lollies otherwise the whole frozen food market wouldn't exist! These ice lollies are incredibly eas…

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Chia pudding with gooseberry-vanilla jam

This is perfect to start your day or as a sweet pudding at the end of a meal. Very versatile and filling. Both the chia pudding and jam need to be made the day before to give them time to set and cool…

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Chocolate, oats and Living Fuel Cocochia balls

These little balls of perfection are as delicious as they are pretty. They are also very easy to make. A healthy mix of raw cacao, oats, dates and salt all rolled into Living Fuel Cocochia Snack Mix w…

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Pineapple, coconut and turmeric pick me up

You’ve got to love turmeric (we do), it’s so healthy! Try this smoothie for a refreshing, nutrient rich boost.Ingredients  Large handful cubed pineapple 1-2 teaspoons of turmeric powder&nbs…

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Beetroot latte with almond mylk

This gorgeous brew does not taste of beetroot, all you get is the slightly sweet creaminess from the almond milk. It's even better if you use homemade almond mylk (check our recipe HERE).Ingredients&n…

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Cream of mushroom and coconut milk

Mushroom soup is definitively one of my favourite lunches - whatever the weather and my mood. It always makes me smile. Mushrooms are very healthy too, for example did you know that they are one of th…

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Berry and baobab smoothie

A simple and energy packed smoothie that takes no more than 5 minutes to make (and 30 seconds to drink - it's delicious). Ingredients  1/2 banana 1/2 avocado Handful of frozen berries…

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Pineapple, banana and spirulina smoothie

I love pineapple but I can’t say that I love the taste of spirulina. I know of its benefits so whenever I find a recipe that uses it and don’t taste of it, I am a happy camper. Ingredients …

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Kale, pineapple and almond butter smoothie

A delicious and classic green smoothie. You can replace the kale by spinach but nut butter is a must!Ingredients 2 cups kale1 cup of unsweetened almond or cashew milk2 tablespoon Greek yogurt (or thi…

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A ray of turmeric sunshine smoothie

Turmeric has got such good press (and no wonder, it’s such a powerful ingredients with numerous benefits). I love finding recipes that uses this amazing superfood in its raw state.Ingredients (ma…

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Vegan butternut squash, spinach & chickpea curry

An easy, tasty and healthy recipe that will satisfy any curry lovers. This protein rich vegan recipes contains a host of healthy ingredients such as turmeric, pulses, coriander, butternut squash and c…

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Brown rice, spinach and cheese loaf

This was my first ever "healthy" recipe. I made it for the first time over 20 years ago in my Home Economic class. I was about 14 years old at the time, listening to Nirvana and Green Day on my portab…

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Gluten free orange, almond & cacao nibs biscotti

I am having a moment with almonds in all their forms, if it has almonds in it, name it, I love it (just check out how loads of my recipes contain almond mylk). I am also a big fan of almond flour, not…

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Gluten free banana and chocolate chip bread

This recipe calls for coconut flour which I have to admit I still find difficult to bake with but it's such a healthy ingredient it's worth the effort.Coconut flour is made from the "meat" of the coco…

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Our super fast and healthy muesli Bircher

Try this if you are looking for a nutrient packed quick breakfast (or snack). This muesli will keep your energy levels up for hours. Ingredients 150g rye flakes150g jumbo oats25g shredded c…

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3 smoothies to tempt you

Loco Choco Morning Fuel This shake is so good and contains enough protein to keep you full all morning (chia seed and protein powder). Our 1 ½ years old daughter loves it too!Ingredients  1-2 t…

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Vegan pistachio and rose cake

I was invited to a friend’s birthday celebration recently and at the last minute I was told one of the guest (and an old friend) was vegan. As you might be aware, the vegan diet excludes any animal pr…

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Chia Pudding with Lucuma, Berries & Seeds

I am sure that the majority of you have heard about chia pudding? If not, then its really easy: chia seeds soaked overnight in milk (dairy or other).Chia seeds are easy to add to any recipes and are p…

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How to make Bulletproof Coffee

Have you heard of this? Bulletproof what? Coffee mixed with butter – whaaattt? Before you go, hear me out and let me explain a bit more about it.To start, Bulletproof is a brand founded by Dave A…

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Protein Pancakes

Protein pancakes are a healthy, delicious protein rich breakfast.I love pancakes and these are easy to make and will please both adults & children. We have these now and again with some organic bl…

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Great juices and smoothies to start your day

This month I got inspired by the juice trend so I decided to embrace it and make 2 healthy juices packed with nutrients & vitamins and a smoothie (I am a big fan of smoothies).You will of course need…

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Evolution Organics Winter Slaw

I made this recipe a few weeks ago when I had a large amount of cabbage and was at a loss as how to use it. I decided to make a firm favourite: coleslaw. Coleslaw is a classic side dish and can be mad…

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Healthy Vegan Apple Flapjacks

Autumn – love it! Bring on (and out) the knitted jumpers, woolly socks, furry slippers, warm jackets and…. comfort food. But comfort food does not mean unhealthy foods. In the Evolution Organics kitch…

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Healthy holiday gingerbread men

I think everybody that has met me knows that I love Christmas and one of my favourite things about the holidays is the food (big surprise there) and these little beauties are a new recipe I have just…

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Marie-Eve’s broccoli and apple soup

It’s getting colder and I for one am very happy about this. I love a big jumpers, boots and going for long walks and especially coming back home for a cup of green tea or even better, a mug of healthy…

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Matcha green tea and almond latte

This is an easy recipe for a morning (or afternoon) pick me upIngredients (makes 1 cup)½ teaspoon of Dr Mercola Organic Matcha Green Tea (powder)Pinch of cinnamon1 cup of unsweetened almond milk…

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Green and springy asparagus salad

With British asparagus taking prime spot on our supermarket shelves and local farm shops I thought I’d celebrate by sharing this simple salad of blanched asparagus with poached organic chicken.The add…

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Matcha Green Tea Coconut Frappe

This month it’s all about Matcha Green Tea.I love matcha green tea…when we first started stocking it I got hooked (and I still am) not only because of its taste but also its benefits. When using…

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Awesome veggie chilli

Although I love meat, I think it’s fair to say that limiting our consumption is a good idea and this vegan vegetarian chilli recipe hits the spot.Most chilli recipes require red kidney beans but you c…

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Apple and Blackberry Cake

Blackberry season started early this year due to hot weather, so hopefully by the time you get this recipe you will have had time to pick some (they grow everywhere but try and gather them away fro…

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Apple and walnut muffins (and my first recipe)

I love apples and nuts and this recipe was inspired by a breakfast muffin I had a while ago. They are made with coconut oil, coconut sugar and almond milk. They will be a good breakfast on the go.Ingr…

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