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Chocolate Quinoa Cookies

Chocolate Quinoa Cookies

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OMG These are amazing …….if you struggle to eat healthy and (like me) have a sweet tooth then this super healthy superfood recipe will appeal to you.
I had some quinoa in my cupboard , looking rather dull and uninspiring…..I couldnt muster up the desire to cook it ……UNTIL ……I thought let’s try something sweeter and see what happens…..hey presto chocolate quinoa cookies appeared ( like magic ! ).

So simple, i unexpectedly got an hour free today and these no bake delights took just 10 of those 60 mins ( excluding the cooking of quinoa …..which is essentially just leave to boil in a pan !). So here it is ………

INGREDIENTS
1/2 cup coconut oil
1/2 cup maple syrup
between 1/3 and 1/2 cup organic cocoa powder ( I used green and blacks )
1/2 cup nut butter ( almond )
1 cup cooked quinoa
To sprinkle on too I used Himalayan salt and a shaving of 85% cacao chocolate and a sprinkle of grated pecan nut but you can choose what suits you.

DIRECTIONS
Melt the coconut oil, maple syrup and cocoa powder in a pan over a low heat. Stir well until combined.
Then add the butter and stir Well.
Mix in the cooked quinoa.
Line 1 or 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. ( I used 2)
Spoon onto the paper and shape into cookie shapes.
Add toppings and then pop into freezer for as long as you can bear to wait.

 

Serve + enjoy = That’s it!
ps – I started with 12 of these, and I now only have 5 to photo ! …….thats just how yummy they are !
A lovely health snack or guilt free treat which is packed with protein, fibre, iron, magnesium and has ALL 9 of our much needed amino acids!!!!!

whats not to love about these little powerful delights ! Happy days !

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Vegan roasted veg with lemon tahini sauce

Vegan roasted veg with lemon tahini sauce

This vegan roasted veg with lemon tahini sauce is simply delicious. It is vegan, unprocessed and a great source of antioxidants. The combination of these veggies give you an abundance of vitamin C, K, B6, fibre, omega-3, protein and magnesium.The broccoli is also an alkalising food which is great for conditions such as auto immune conditions, RA, CFS, ME and even cancer prevention. The garlic is anti viral and antibacterial..great for boosting the immune system at this time of year…..and on top of all this goodness it tastes heavenly!

INGREDIENTS
1 cauliflower, cut into florets
2 tablespoons tahini
1 1/2 tablespoons coconut oil tsp. olive oil
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 cloves garlic
pinch of himalayan salt and ground black pepper (adjust to your taste)

DIRECTIONS
Preheat oven to 230c . Melt the 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and toss the cauliflower and broccoli in the oil, add the salt and pepper to season then pop in the oven for about 10 – 15 mins depending on how much “bite ” you want on your cauli / broccoli.

Heat the other 1/2 tablespoon of coconut oil in a pan and then add in the garlic (minced) to cook for a couple of mins before slowly adding the tahini , lemon and a little water to allow the sauce to adjust to the desired consistency. Simmer for a couple of mins before removing and stir well before drizzling over the cauliflower and broccoli.

Serve + enjoy = That’s it!
ps – you can add some fresh herbs like parsley or coriander to garnish or add some toasted pine nuts or sesame seeds. Be adventurous and try a few options to suit you. I garnished mine here with parsley and chilli.

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Healthy Gluten Free Chocolate Brownies

I love making healthy alternatives to my favourite foods, these healthy gluten free chocolate brownies are amazing and gluten free. Coconut flour has a lovely subtle flavour of sweetness, and is really rather excellent for you and of course….gluten free !
These healthy gluten free chocolate brownies are super easy to make, another one of the recipes that you can have fun making with the kids and know that when you are eating it you are enjoying good real food!!!.I loved both making and eating these super healthy gluten free chocolate brownies..i hope you enjoy it too….

INGREDIENTS
5 large free range eggs
1/2 cup of coconut oil
2 tablespoons raw (unpasturised) honey
1 cup coconut flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/3 cup raw cacao
11/tablespoons homemade apple sauce

DIRECTIONS
Beat all the eggs together in a large mixing bowl.
Sieve in the coconut flour, raw cacao and baking powder.
Melt coconut oil (just sit the cup on top of a radiator or place the cup into a bowl of hot water and it will soon melt) then add to the above mixture.
Mix it all up until there are no lumpy bits.
pour into a bread mould or a baking mould of your choice and cook at about 180c for approx 40 mins (use a skewer to check the cake is cooked through).
Leave to cool (if you can wait that long!) and cut into squares or slices.

Serve + enjoy = That’s it!

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Lentil Curry Loaf

Lentil Curry Loaf

This lentil curry loaf recipe was given to me by a dear friend…..OMG it is amazing!!!!
Lentils are a great source of protein, fibre , iron and i added chilli flakes, turmeric , garlic and a little coconut oil to make super anti cancer , antioxidant healthy meal.

This lentil curry loaf is great for lunch or dinner but can be parcelled up and packed into a lunchbox or frozen if you are making for one.

INGREDIENTS
1 tin lentils
2 tablespoons coconut oil
3 large free range eggs
250grams wild rice (or tilda straight from the packet rice if you are feeling lazy…try coconut basmati)
1 garlic clove pressed
1 tablespoon turmeric
1 tablespoon chilli powder (adjust according to your taste)
1 tablespoon curry powder (adjust to your taste)
Good pinch of himalayan sea salt and ground black pepper

DIRECTIONS
Preheat your oven to approx 200c
Mix it all together ensuring the eggs are well blended into the mix as this is the “binder” that sticks it all together.
Pop into a silicone cace mould or tin and cook for approx 40 mins.

Serve + enjoy = That’s it!
ps – i love this with a big side of sautéed greens (try kale, broccoli and baby spinach sautéed with garlic and a generous spoon or 2 of coconut oil)

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Beau-Chi Vitality Bomb Recipe

These Beau-Chi Vitality Bombs are just yummy, raw goodness.

Seriously they are loaded with antioxidants and good fats that will literally make your skin glow and also a fantastic source of proteins and raw plant vitality. If you struggle mid morning or mid afternoon then these babies are going to give you super powers!

What could be better than this ?

All the ingredients i have used are RAW , unprocessed food in its wonderful natural , as its meant to be state.

INGREDIENTS
5 Tablespoons Raw unpasturised honey
5 Tablespoons Raisins
5 tablespoons coconut oil softened
4 Tablespoons Tahini Paste (you can use a different nut butter if you prefer)
200grams Cashews (soaked in filtered water for 2 hours then rinsed)
3 Tablespoons pumpkin seeds
1 tablespoon chia seeds
3 tablespoons raw cacao powder
3 tablespoons raw dried coconut flakes

DIRECTIONS
Whack it all into a processor or blender and blitz to your desired consistency. Roll into balls and place on parchment paper. I added coconut to decorate as i love it but you could add goji berries or hemp seeds or sesame seeds to your liking. Have a play , choose different nuts they will all work.

Serve + enjoy = That’s it!

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