This is a really easy recipe to make and in a few minutes you have created a tray of healthy snacks for the family! I’ve added a link to a short video below for the recipe if you would rather watch it.
Sesame Seeds x 2 Cups
Medjool Dates x 1 Cup
Organic Cacao (powder) – 1/2 cup
Vanilla Extract – 1Tbsp
Pinch of good quality sea salt
Agave Syrup (raw or the best quality you can find)
Superfood Toppings (optional)
Add the sesame seeds to the food processor and grind on high for a minute or two, add in the medjool dates and blend again on high for about 5 minutes. Add in the cacao powder, vanilla, salt and a squirt of Agave syrup if the mixture is too dry. You should then have a slightly sticky dough consistency (not too sticky).
Roll the mixture into balls or shape in a chocolate tray as per the video. Add superfood toppings of your choice if you have available.
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I love this curry its so simple to make but so delicious! You can mix the curry ingredients up a little bit to your liking but this is the basic recipe that I use for this recipe.
Coconut Oil (1-2tsp) use additional water if recipe is sticking
1-2 sticks of cinnamon
5 cardamon pods
3-4 sliced small onions
4 chopped garlic cloves
1-2tsp of chopped ginger
A mix of chopped vegetables like carrots, courgette, peppers etc.
1tsp of tumeric powder or freshly grated tumeric
4-5tsp of chilli powder
4tsp of ground cumin seeds
2 tsp of coriander seeds
4 Large tomatoes grated
Tin of carton of cannellini beans or other beans of choice
Additional chopped greens of choice
1-2tsp of Garam Masala
Salt & Pepper
Melt the coconut oil in a large pan, add in the cinnamon sticks and cook lightly for a minute or two. Add in the cardamon pods for a few minutes and then the onions, garlic cloves, chopped ginger and chopped vegetables. Add a small amount of water to the pan with the tumeric powder, chilli powder, ground cumin seeds, coriander seeds and grated tomatoes then simmer lightly for around ten minutes until the vegetables are tender.
Add in the beans and some additional greens like spinach or kale and simmer lightly for a few minutes, add the garam masala and season with salt and pepper.
I cook my bulghar wheat in my rice cooker on the white rice setting with a little vegetable stock and sometimes some extra greens. You can also cook it in a pan of water similar to how you would cook white rice.
Love & Bulghar Wheat
x Angie x
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Oh this was soooo yummy! Lots of fresh colourful vegetables with a little tofu cooked in a Goan Curry paste and coconut milk. This has got to be one of my new favourite recipes, its so easy to make (as most of my recipes are) and is really delicious and nutritious. I had a wholemeal flatbread on the side with this dish and it was perfect for dipping in the coconut sauce mmm. You could also serve this with some brown rice and a few salad items.
Coconut Oil 2 x tbsp
Chopped garlic cloves x 3-4
Fresh Lemongrass (tbsp of chopped)
Galangal (thumb piece of)
Sliced 2 x small red/green chillies
Goan Curry Paste 3-4tbsp
Coconut Milk x 1 tin
Tofu or marinated tofu pieces
Coconut Sugar (Optional)
Stir fry the garlic, lemongrass, galangal, chilies and onions for 5-10 minutes on a medium heat. Add the remaining vegetables and cook through with some additional water until almost tender, add in the Goan curry paste and stir. Add in the coconut milk and a little soy sauce and tofu pieces. Season with salt, pepper and a dash of soy! You can also add a little coconut sugar for sweetness if you like. Cook through until tofu is warmed up.
Serve with rice, breads, salad and smiles!
Love and Coconuts
x Angie x
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I love this dish, the sauce is light but with a good flavour, you could also use this recipe to make a speedy lasagne! I like to top mine with chopped chilies for some heat and some red onion or other salad ingredients but you could add chillies into the main cooking stage if you prefer. I added some beans into this recipe but they are not essential, I was just using up some fridge ingredients.
Carrots chopped into small cubes
Celery chopped into small pieces
Green Pepper chopped into small cubes
Tomato Puree x 4 tbsp
Oregano (dried or fresh or parsley)
Chill powder (optional)
Salt & Pepper
Cook the wholewheat spaghetti in boiling salted water for around 15 minutes until cooked through. Meanwhile cook up the chopped garlic, onions and chillies (optional) for a few minutes then add in the rest of the chopped vegetables and a little vegetable stock to simmer away until cooked. Add in the lentils, tomato puree and tinned tomatoes and simmer away for a few minutes then add in the herbs (oregano). Add in a little chilli powder to spice it up if you wish at the end. Add in extra stock to create enough sauce and simmer to thicken. Serve with the cooked pasta.
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I made a really simple organic beetroot juice this morning! It was divine! This was a great choice for me to drink before my Step Aerobics, I felt so strong and energetic after this powerful antioxidant packed juice!
(I did share this massive glass with the kids) 😉
1 whole pack of celery
2 large pieces of tumeric root
Chop all the pieces and put through the juicer, it sometimes helps to add the softer items with the hard. Drink immediately or store in a tightly sealed jar. Check out some of the awesome ingredients below.
Tumeric is a powerful ingredient and is thought to be a great anti inflammatory. You can purchase it in powder format but if your juicing it I would recommend getting the fresh root. I’ve included some links for the powder and the root format, you can use both in smoothies but I would personally recommend the fresh for juicing. You can also juice with a little pineapple to create an awesome tumeric shot! 😀
I made an awesome green smoothie bowl this morning with several superfoods such as Green Matcha, Cacao Nibs and a sprinkle of Goji berries. These foods are positively awesome and I felt so much energy after eating this bowl of colourful foods this morning. I’ve provided some info at the bottom of this post about these superfoods and where you can purchase them.
I hope you enjoy this recipe, you can mix it up a bit with the greens and different plant milks etc. Any questions drop me a line 😀
2 Tbsp of Coconut Yoghurt
A handful of spinach leaves
1 Tsp of Matcha
Almond milk – just enough to create a soup like consistency
Cacao Nibs (Raw chocolate pieces)
Sliced fruit of choice
Blend all of the ingredients together adding the almond milk in slowly so you create a soup like texture. Sprinkle the Goji berries, Cacao Nibs and Chia seeds on the top and add some sliced fruit of choice. Enjoy!
Goji berries come in dried format in this part of the world and they are packed full of nutrients. You can actually also grow the plants yourself if your feeling adventurous. Check out the link below for further information:
Chia seeds are fairly easy to come by these days in most supermarkets and I even purchased some from Lidl recently which is a discount supermarket. If you want to buy them in bulk I personally use this brand, they are of excellent quality.
Matcha powder is one of my favourite superfoods and is apparently one of the most powerful antioxidants on the planet. It is thought that 1 serving of matcha tea is equivalent to 10 cups of green tea.
This needs to be purchased in high quality for best results, I have personally bought this brand in the past and it is really high quality and I would recommend it.
This is a really high quality matcha and is very expensive for the size of the tin but you really do get what you pay for when it comes to matcha, and this goes for green tea also. This one is actually very reasonably priced for the size, I have paid much more for this brand before.