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Welcome to Ascension Kitchen.

Plant Powered Wellness for Body + Soul. 

An online sanctuary to house everything you need to achieve plant based wellness for body and soul. Here you will find:

Plant based, whole foods recipes

Some raw, all free from gluten and refined sugars

herbal wisdom and recipes

Get to know the healing powers of herbs and how to prepare them

Food for the soul

True health is as much about nourishing the soul as it is the body

All of the above are kind to your body, and our earth. A truly conscious approach to health and wellbeing.

Explore the Blog for recipes, remedies and wellness articles. Explore the Store for guides to all things plant-powered. Explore my Wellness Coaching offering if you’d like to go deeper, and be guided on making a plant based diet and lifestyle work for you in overcoming stress and digestive complaints.

laurenglucina
Certified Holistic Health Counselor, Raw Foods Chef & Educator,

Bachelor of Natural Medicine (Naturopathy + Herbal Medicine) Candidate (Grad. 2016),
Advanced Diploma Nutritional Medicine Candidate (Grad. 2016).

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Clear Skin Smoothie: Nettle, Blueberry + Maqui

This is one of my favourite smoothie recipes. I have a not-so-secret addiction to blueberries, and a deep respect for the lovely stinging nettle. This smoothie tastes especially great if you fold in some crunchy magnesium rich cacao nibs and coconut flakes right at the very end before you serve it. What’s unusual about this […]

29 Aug 2015 | 1 comment | 3 shares

The Best Raw Brownies. Ever.

I know I know – big claim. But seriously, this was such a treat. Raw brownies have always been one of my favourite raw sweet treats, they are so simple to make and holy wowzers they’re just amazing. I made these ‘for my partner’ but really, I think I devoured them all on my own. […]

14 Aug 2015 | 2 comments | 12 shares

ARE YOU FEEDING YOUR ANXIETY …LITERALLY?

By: Cass Lane There’s no other way to put it: You’re having a bad day. One of those miss-the-bus, break-your-heel, spill-coffee-over-your-white-shirt and forget-your-raw-treats kind of days. Not to mention the angry boss, difficult clients and qubilliion deadlines that are nipping at your heels.  All in all, if Apple had finished developing their iTimeTravel machine (cos […]

6 Aug 2015 | 1 comment | 7 shares

Raw Matcha Truffles

I guess these raw truffles are just an excuse to talk a bit about matcha, a type of green tea that I adore for its many benefits. The truffles themselves are super easy to prepare and extremely decadent, they only use 6 ingredients in total and are whipped up in no time at all. We […]

2 Aug 2015 | 0 comments | 16 shares

Easy Warming Vegetable Stew

With winter in full swing, warmth is the name of the game. I’m sure you all know I have an absolute LOVE for Raw foods, however, eating according to the season wins on all fronts, and in the cooler months I naturally find warm dishes, use of heating spices (on that note – have […]

24 Jul 2015 | 1 comment | 7 shares

Raw Ginger Slice

Good old Ginger Slice/Crunch is as Kiwi as it gets. I grew up eating Nana’s spicy, crunchy, sweet rendition, and was just thinking of her the other day. She had a funny old habit of punching you hard in the arm while she talked. Famous in our family for her ginger slice, raisin squares, plum […]

17 Jul 2015 | 9 comments | 24 shares

Homemade Masala Chai (dairy, sugar and caffeine free)

One of my biggest obsessions is brewing up a nice big bubbling, aromatic pot of herbs and spices to make a delicious and healing chai tea. Nothing gives me more pleasure than standing over my pot with my wooden spoon, poking away at the various pods, leaves, barks and seeds bobbing at the surface, just […]

11 Jul 2015 | 5 comments | 8 shares

The Perfect Bircher (Vegan)

I made up a word – Supersessibles. Accessible super foods. Because whilst all those exotic foods, powders, berries and spices that line the health food store shelves are alluring with their long list of nutritional claims (and to be fair, some of them are actually quite worthwhile taking!), the hefty price tag makes it something […]

6 Jun 2015 | 3 comments | 13 shares


 

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