Kale Hummus

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1 tin chickpeas

1-2 handfuls kale

2 tablespoons tahini (sesame paste)

1 tablespoon olive oil

juice of 1 lemon

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Step 1: Rinse and drain chickpeas and put in nutri bullet (or alternative blender) along with kale, tahini, olive oil and lemon juice. 

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Step 2: Blend until smooth. Add some water if it is too thick. 

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Step 3: Enjoy with some bread or vegetables. Can be kept in fridge for up to 3 days. 

Healthy Chocolate Bites (Version 2)

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20-25 dates

a few drops of milk or water

3-4 handfuls porridge oats

3-4 handfuls mixed nuts (such as walnut, pecan, brazil nut)

1 handful cacao butter

2 tablespoons cacao powder

1 tablespoon cacao nibs

a drop of vanilla essence

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Step 1: Blend dates with a few drops of milk or water in nutri bullet (or alternative blender) to form a paste. Transfer paste to mixing bowl. 

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Step 2: Put oats and nuts in nutri bullet. Grind to form a fine powder. Transfer to mixing bowl. 

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Step 3: Melt cacao butter in saucepan over a low heat. 

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Step 4: Add melted cacao butter to mixing bowl along with cacao powder, cacao nibs and vanilla essence. Mix everything together well. 

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Step 5: Form mixture into little balls and put on plate with parchment paper. Chill in fridge for at least an hour. Then you can eat. 🙂

Stir-fried Kale with Garlic

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Olive oil (or alternative cooking oil)

Curly kale shredded (use as much as you think you will eat)

1-2 cloves garlic chopped

 

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Step 1: Heat about 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a wok. Add kale and garlic and stir-fry for about 5 minutes. 

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Step 2: Enjoy as part of your lunch or dinner. 

 

Cool Lemon Mint Smoothie

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a few pieces of cucumber

flesh of half an avocado

1 pear chopped

juice of half a lemon

a few pieces of mint

water

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Step 1: Put cucumber, avocado, pear, lemon juice, mint and some water in nutri bullet (or alternative blender)

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Step 2: Blend until smooth

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Step 3: Enjoy fresh! 

 

Roasted Asparagus with Sesame Seeds

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Asparagus chopped (use as much as you think you will eat)

sesame seeds (about 1 tablespoon)

olive oil (about 1 tablespoon)

soy sauce (a few drops)

 

 

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Step 1: Put asparagus, sesame seeds, olive oil and soy sauce in baking dish. Combine well. Roast in oven preheated to 200 c for about 15 minutes. 

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Step 2: Enjoy as part of your lunch or dinner. 

Roasted Cauliflower

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Chopped Cauliflower (use as much as you think you will eat)

Olive oil

Spices of your choice

 

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Step 1: Put chopped cauliflower in baking dish. Mix with about 1 tablespoon of olive oil and some spices of your choice. Roast in oven preheated to 200 c for about 20 minutes.

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Step 2: Enjoy as part of your lunch or dinner.

Healthy Homemade Chocolate

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Cacao butter

Cacao powder

Honey

 

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Step 1: Melt about 1 cup of cacao butter in a saucepan over a low heat.

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Step 2: Mix about 1 cup of cacao powder and 1-2 tablespoons honey with melted cacao butter. Use more honey if you like sweeter chocolate. Use less if you like a more bitter taste.

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Step 3: Pour mixture onto baking tray or plate lined with parchment paper. Put in fridge to harden.

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Step 4: When chocolate is hard break it into pieces. Enjoy a piece whenever you feel like it. This chocolate should last a few days (if you don’t eat it all at once!). Keep it in the fridge so it won’t melt.