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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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Healthy Gluten Free Christmas Fruit Cake

This healthy gluten free Christmas fruit cake is a family recipe that has been tweaked and modified over the years. There is no added sugar, butter or eggs, and sorghum flour is used in place of self raising white flour (though almond meal would work equally as well). Soft and moist – perfect with a […]

3 Dec 2016 | 3 comments

Gluten Free Sun-Dried Tomato Spinach Quiche

This has to be the ultimate picnic quiche – a light, millet and sunflower seed crust packed full of nutrient dense greens (and wild edible weeds from the garden if you’re so inclined!), finished with crunchy seeds and soft juicy tomatoes. Naturally gluten, egg and dairy free. I served this with a mess of fresh […]

19 Nov 2016 | 4 comments

Raw Cacao Nutrition and Health Benefits

This is part of a series on some of my favourite whole foods – things I consider kitchen staples and use often in my recipes. I hope you get to discover something fun and new about them! When I first visited a cacao farm as part of my Raw Foods Training in Bali, I had […]

11 Nov 2016 | 0 comments

Lentil Asparagus Salad Nicoise

In anticipation of Summer holidays, I have a delicious Lentil and Asparagus Salad Nicoise to share today, that also happens to be free from both tuna and egg – however the Sea & Sulphur Dressing cleverly lends a hint of both flavours. Sometimes it’s hard to eat healthy, particularly when you’re flat out busy. With […]

6 Nov 2016 | 0 comments

Protein on a Plant Based Diet

This is the fifth in a series of posts I am sharing on plant based nutrition. I have personally enjoyed a plant based diet for close to ten years. Some of which have been as a vegetarian, and some as vegan. I have experienced numerous deficiencies during my journey, partly due to malabsorption, though I believe […]

30 Oct 2016 | 6 comments

Creamy Spinach Buckwheat Risotto

This dinner was a bit of a happy accident – it was a throw-it-all-in-the-pot kinda affair – using up odd things in the fridge, making use of the herb garden to add flavour. 25 minutes later, I had a delicious, creamy bowl of Spinach and Buckwheat Risotto ready to eat – it was such a […]

21 Oct 2016 | 4 comments

Buckwheat Nutrition and Health Benefits

This is part of a series on some of my favourite whole foods – things I consider kitchen staples and use often in my recipes. I hope you get to discover something fun and new about them! Buckwheat, originally native to Central Asia, is a delicious addition to your whole foods diet, however, it is […]

20 Oct 2016 | 0 comments

Zinc on a Plant Based Diet

This is the fourth in a series of posts I am sharing on plant based nutrition. I have personally enjoyed a plant based diet for close to ten years. Some of which have been as a vegetarian, and some as vegan. I have experienced numerous deficiencies during my journey, partly due to malabsorption, though I believe a […]

12 Oct 2016 | 2 comments


 

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