The OKOactive Kitchen

Pomegranate Cordial with Ginger

This delicious, refreshing and versatile squash is also utterly guilt free. I regularly flush my system with this blood builder and today I added some raw beetroot and mint leaves that needed using up. It was delicious! It takes about 3 minutes to chuck together and...

Coconut and honey salad dressing

Recently, at The OKOactive Kitchen, we came up with this little beauty. We've been snubbing our noses at oil based salad dressings ever since!   For a tasty, fresh alternative with far fewer, unnecessary fat calories, try this salad dressing on your super-greens. 1/4...

Plantain chips with fresh coconut

These little munchies are in the top 3 most popular snacks in the OKOactive kitchen and dehydrating them is a great way to preserve them so that they're on hand whenever the munchies decide to attack! They're great on their own but I like mine best dipped in peanut...

Good Health Begins In Your Guts

Here's some food for thought:  In some cultures, the guts are considered to be 'the second brain'. By the time food reaches our guts, there's no turning back. Whatever we choose to put into our mouths and swallow will determine every aspect of our lives and even the...

Sprout-fest Muesli

I'm too embarrassed to admit how long I've been hooked on this stuff! This lively Muesli makes a daily appearance in my food diary. I'll go so far as to admit that on busy days 3 helpings of it served with fresh fruit might be the only thing in my diary! Preparation:...

Grainy Mustard and Maple Salad Dressing

Mustard certainly gets around doesn't it? Its versatility is evident in so many dishes and as a raw ingredient, its more than welcome here at The OKOactive Kitchen. This salad dressing comes to us from the lovely Eva Weltermann who runs...

Tropical Smoothie yum-yuurm!

Try this simple, delicious Tropical Smoothie recipe from the OKOactive Kitchen... Sooo goood!!   Start with your beaker and a good, sturdy blender (a hand held blender is NOT up to the task - ... I really liked that blender!..)   Add to your beaker a portion of...