Oceanflow Recipes

Us yogis like to eat healthily and so we thought we'd share some of our favourite dishes to help inspire you to get creative in the kitchen. Check out these mouth watering bites below...

Nookies!

Nookies!

We served these up for Halloween treats this year and they’re super easy and quick to make as well as delicious!     NUTELLA NOOKIES Ingredients: 1 cup walnuts ½ cup hazel nuts 1 cup dried dates ½ tsp baking soda Pinch of sea salt 1 tsp vanilla extract I egg or chia egg (1… Continue Reading

Strawberry & Coconut Summer Slice

Strawberry & Coconut Summer Slice

This is such a yummy treat for the summer! I’ve adapted it slightly from the original version taken from ‘Why it is perfectly acceptable to eat dessert for breakfast’ by Nicole Joy so hope you enjoy! For the base: 1 1/2 cups of sunflower seeds or almonds (this can also be a mix) 1/2 cup… Continue Reading

Black Bean Brownies (GF, DF)

Black Bean Brownies (GF, DF)

Fool your friends with these super tasty and healthy treats and see if they can tell the difference! Black beans are super boosting for the kidneys and adrenal glands so perfect to unwind with after a long day 🙂 Ingredients: (makes 8-10) 1 x 400g can organic black beans ¾ cup coconut palm sugar OR… Continue Reading

Gluten-Free Pancake Recipe!

Gluten-Free Pancake Recipe!

Buckwheat Pancakes (GF, DF)   Serves 3-4 (8 pancakes) Ingredients For pancakes: 165g buckwheat flour 1 tsp baking powder (GF) 2 tbsp coconut palm sugar 1 egg, beaten 240ml unsweetened almond milk 2 tbsp coconut oil, melted For compote: 4 ripe apples,  chopped 2 tbsp coconut palm sugar ½ lemon juiced 2 tbsp water 1… Continue Reading

Candy Cane Fudge Bites (DF, GF, Paleo)

Candy Cane Fudge Bites (DF, GF, Paleo)

A very lovely and cheeky tasting recipe for the festive season, enjoy! Ingredients: 200g dessicated coconut or shredded coconut flakes (unsweetened) 50g dried, unsweetened cranberries 60ml cacao butter melted (or coconut butter or white chocolate if not too worried about sugars) 2 tbsp coconut oil 1 tbsp of honey or coconut nectar 1 tbsp pure peppermint oil Directions: 1.… Continue Reading

Moroccan Chicken Tagine

Moroccan Chicken Tagine

The pungent spices and yellow/orange colours are fantastic for the late summer season and this is a lovely warming meal to make for when perhaps the weather has cooled down a little – as we know in the UK, every day in August isn’t necessarily a hot one! Ingredients (Serves 8) • 2 tablespoons olive… Continue Reading

Summery Buckwheat Pancakes with Peach Compote

Summery Buckwheat Pancakes with Peach Compote

Peaches are coming into season and are a wonderful addition to gluten-free buckwheat pancakes – great for breakfast, brunch or as a snack at anytime of the day in fact! Serves 3-4 (8 pancakes) Ingredients For pancakes: 165g buckwheat flour 1 tsp baking powder (GF) 2 tbsp coconut palm sugar 1 egg, beaten 240ml unsweetened… Continue Reading

Salmon Burgers with Spicy Guacamole

Salmon Burgers with Spicy Guacamole

This is a wonderful and fun recipe for this time of the year, and also super tasty! In the Early Summer, we look at supporting our connective tissue and movement and the salmon contains lots of omega 3 fatty acids, essential for tissue and muscle flexibility as well as joint motion. Avocado is fantastic for… Continue Reading

Green Goodness Juice

Green Goodness Juice

Enjoy the amazing hydrating and alkaline properties of this tasty juice! Green tea not only is packed full of antioxidants to prevent ageing and disease but is also very alkaline, helping to remove acidity in the muscles and keeping the blood healthy. Cucumber and coconut is incredibly hydrating for the muscles, skin and connective tissue,… Continue Reading

Edamame Hummus

Edamame Hummus

This Japanese inspired soya bean dip is a great and tasty alternative to regular hummus and although there is much controversy surrounding soy, it has some fantastic health benefits – everything in moderation! The soy oil found in the bean contains omega 3 fatty acids that are similar to the ones found in oily fish… Continue Reading

No Bake Peanut Butter Choc Bars

No Bake Peanut Butter Choc Bars

  I used to live on cereal bars for snacks, especially when exercising a lot but once I realised what ingredients went in them and found out what they did to my blood sugar levels, they went straight out of my diet! However it is nice to have something healthy that you can just grab… Continue Reading

Honestly Healthy Raw Chocolate Smoothie

Honestly Healthy Raw Chocolate Smoothie

Did somebody say chocolate and healthy in the same sentence? This delicious smoothie contains raw chocolate, also known as cacao, which is classed as a superfood and the benefits range from reducing cataracts to improving heart function and alleviating stress. The theobromine naturally found in raw cacao is a mild, non-addictive stimulant that some believe… Continue Reading

Refreshing Blueberry Smoothie!

Refreshing Blueberry Smoothie!

As the weather warms up, smoothies can be a great addition to our diets and provide many vital nutrients, vitamins and minerals. The addition of avocado and nut milk to this recipe helps to slow down the digestion of fruit sugars so to keep energy levels nice and stable. Ingredients (Serves 2): 1 cup frozen blueberries 1… Continue Reading

Lemony Garlic Hummus

Hummus is a great snack or addition to a meal.  It is high in protein and fibre so great for digestion and keeping blood sugar and energy levels stable. Seasonally, sour is the taste for the liver and gallbladder so bringing the sour taste of lemon and the pungent quality of garlic into your diet… Continue Reading

Spicy Turnip and Lentil Dhal

Spicy Turnip & Lentil Dhal This soup is a wonderful seasonal meal or snack for Spring! Turnips, often overlooked, are rich in fibre, vitamin C and vitamin B6 and help promote digestive health to keep us cleansed and detoxed. The pungent spices, onions and garlic are heat building with powerful immune-boosting qualities to help us… Continue Reading

Red Lentil Thai Chilli

This chilli/thai curry is a wonderful mash up of flavours and went down a treat at our Winter Retreat! It is full of nutritious seasonal veg and packed full of vitamins, minerals and spice! Great for this Winter/Spring transition period as the beans help restore energy to the Kidneys, the bright colours of tomatoes and… Continue Reading

Superfood Energy Balls

These yummy and healthy snack bites are great before or after exercise! Being packed full of superfoods, they provide a great variety of nutrients and vitamins, balanced in protein, carbohydrates and fats, and are great for an energy boost anytime of day. They are simple and fun to make and good luck in having any… Continue Reading

Is There Such a Thing as Healthy Pizza?

There is so much debate about what diet/lifestyle choice is best for you and when you find what works for you, stick with it! If you follow a low carb, low GI, paleo or atkins lifestyle, you may sometimes miss fun foods like pizza from time to time. This recipe is a brilliant way to… Continue Reading

Dark Chocolate Chickpea Cake (GF, Low GI)

This yummy cake is a wonderful snack any time of the day especially after a strenuous yoga session or surf! It’s high in protein to help protect and repair muscles after exercise and contains plenty of fibre to improve digestion. Dark chocolate is full of antioxidants and a great mood enhancer (any excuse!). You can… Continue Reading

Oceanflow Tea

If you have had a class at Oceanflow Yoga studio before you may have had the treat of our favourite apres-yoga seasonal drink! We cut fresh lemon, chilli and ginger, and infuse with hot water to make a refreshing and healing tea. There are so many benefits to this hydrating drink! Just to name a few….… Continue Reading

Winter Juicing – Purple Turtle

Juicing is a fun and popular way for people to get more variation and nutrition in their diet. It is considered to be a means of unlocking a food’s true potential, freeing up nutrients that would otherwise remain locked away in the plant’s indigestible cellulose. Nearly any fruit or vegetable can be juiced in order… Continue Reading

Winter Warmer Recipe: Thai Green Curry

 January is traditionally seen as the month to eat well and detox after holiday festivities.  We’re all for that at Oceanflow Yoga but make sure you listen to your body and tune into its needs.  Winter is such an important time of the year to keep warm especially the area around the small of the… Continue Reading

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