THE FACE BEHIND THE BLOG

Hi! I'm Marlee and started Sweet Health Nut back in 2011 when I began my journey toward a natural lifestyle.

I'm the web editor of an interior design and architecture magazine by day, and a health and wellness enthusiast at all times (blogger on evenings and weekends!)

I'm a health-conscious vegetarian, vegan flirt, skincare sampler, beauty junkie, acne fighter, yoga enthusiast, feminist and hopeless giggler who strives to enjoy every last drop life's sweetness.

     

     

Recipes
Simple Recipe: Stuffed Peppers

Simple Recipe: Stuffed Peppers

This is my new favourite recipe! I was feeling adventurous so I experimented with an idea on a whim and I was SO impressed how delicious it turned out. I love how this is such an amazing way to get protein – incorporating beans into my diet has been hard for me and this recipe...
Homemade Perogies from Scratch

Homemade Perogies from Scratch

This recipe is courtesy of Josh. He made everything from scratch, including the dough. He’s awesome!   Josh loves making food in bulk (we like cooking for our roommates and having leftovers). This recipe makes approx. 70 perogies, so adjust your measurements accordingly   Ingredient list: 5 cups of plain/all-purpose flour (of that 5 cups keep...
Chocolate-Covered Cookie Dough Truffles (via Chocolate-Covered Katie)

Chocolate-Covered Cookie Dough Truffles (via Chocolate-Covered Katie)

When I make the same recipe twice in one week, you know it’s a good one. I didn’t even realize I had done it until my roommate pointed it out to me.   Me: “No way! I definitely made these last week. I waited a week!”   (Note: Although this recipe is super healthy for...
Recipe: Butternut Pumpkin (aka Winter Squash) Soup Purée

Recipe: Butternut Pumpkin (aka Winter Squash) Soup Purée

Josh decided to buy a massive butternut pumpkin (that’s what they call butternut squash in Australia). He has a slight obsession with it and we buy it pretty often, but I don’t mind. It’s so delicious! It’s also a great source of fibre, vitamin C, manganese, magnesium, and potassium, vitamin A and vitamin E, and rich in phytonutrients and antioxidants. We usually cut it...
Healthy Chocolate PB Fudge (via Chocolate Covered Katie)

Healthy Chocolate PB Fudge (via Chocolate Covered Katie)

#Healthy #vegan #chocolate #peanutbutter #fudge with a side of oatmeal for breakfast! I swear it’s healthy! ZERO added sugar! For details and the full recipe, check out Chocolate Covered Katie (one of my favourite blogs for healthy dessert recipes). Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Ingredients: 2 T peanut butter 2 T coconut butter or homemade coconut butter (I tried and failed to...
Homemade Vegan Dumplings from Scratch!

Homemade Vegan Dumplings from Scratch!

  This weekend, my roommates and I decided to have “Dumpling Night.” It ended up being super easy and incredibly delicious. I just ate some for the second time this week (leftovers). They are amazing!! We made then with dough from scratch this weekend, but Josh was in charge of that and I’m not exactly...
Dessert Recipe: Lemon Poppyseed Poundcake (The Kind Diet)

Dessert Recipe: Lemon Poppyseed Poundcake (The Kind Diet)

  Lemon-Poppy Seed Poundcake (The Kind Diet) I guess it’s no secret that I love The Kind Diet haha, it’s my favourite recipe book Ingredients Cake: 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup maple sugar 2 t egg replacer (I like Ener-G) 2 t baking powder 1 t baking soda...
Easy Homemade Almond Milk (from scratch!)

Easy Homemade Almond Milk (from scratch!)

    Check out the youtube video below to make your own almond milk from scratch! It’s so easy, I was shocked. I cut out dairy completely in early 2011 when I was testing out veganism. I’m no longer a vegan, but I still try to keep dairy to a minimum because I don’t think it’s...
Vegan Recipe - Sweet Potato Lentil Stew (The Kind Diet)

Vegan Recipe – Sweet Potato Lentil Stew (The Kind Diet)

  SWEET POTATO LENTIL STEW One of the first recipes I tested out when I got into healthy eating, and it remains one of my favourites! I think I’ve made this about 30 times, it’s THAT good. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 2 tomatoes, diced (or one 14oz can diced tomatoes) 1 teaspoon...
Dessert Recipe: Almond Butter Cups (Vegan - The Kind Diet)

Dessert Recipe: Almond Butter Cups (Vegan – The Kind Diet)

  This is my favourite vegan dessert from The Kind Diet, and one of the first recipes I tried out. Delish! I subbed peanut butter for almond butter and I LOVE it!!! INGREDIENTS 1⁄2 cup Earth Balance butter 3⁄4 cup crunchy peanut butter (preferably unsweetened and unsalted) 3⁄4 cup graham cracker crumbs or 10 graham...
I LOVE BRUNCH: Fresh Juice Smoothie + Bircher Muesli Topped with Greek Yogurt and Honey

I LOVE BRUNCH: Fresh Juice Smoothie + Bircher Muesli Topped with Greek Yogurt and Honey

This meal represents so many new and exciting things going on my life! (I know that sounds weird, but hear me out): Juice smoothie: Josh and I just moved to a townhouse in Perth with 3 awesome roommates in a great location and we’re just super happy about our living situation. How does the juice...
Banana Nut Overnight Oatmeal!

Banana Nut Overnight Oatmeal!

  yackattack: Banana Nut Overnight Oatmeal! This overnight oatmeal turned out delicious, and tasting almost exactly like banana nut bread. The portion is a little big but I stayed full for a few hours which is great! Ingredients: 1 Cup Rolled Oats 1 Medium sized Banana (chopped) 1/8-1/4 Cup of Walnuts (chopped) 1 tsp. Cinnamon...
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