Healthy Hot Chocolate with Spices

A healthy, tasty hot chocolate drink with spices

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Ingredients

1 mug milk of your choice (I used almond milk)

2-3 teaspoons cacao powder

half a teaspoon ground ginger

half a teaspoon ground turmeric

a quarter teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon honey

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Step 1: Heat milk in a saucepan over a medium heat. 

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Step 2: Add in cacao, ginger, turmeric, cinnamon and honey. Stir well. 

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Step 3: Pour into a mug and enjoy! 

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Pumpkin Seed Chocolate Bites (Nut Free)

A healthy snack for work, school, travelling, etc.

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Ingredients

20-25 dates

a few drops of milk or water

3-4 handfuls porridge oats

3-4 handfuls pumpkin seeds

about a handful of cacao butter

2 tablespoons cacao powder

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 pumpkin seeds in nutri bullet. Grind to form a fine powder. Transfer to mixing bowl. 

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

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Step 4: Add melted cacao butter to mixing bowl along with cacao powder and vanilla essence. Mix everything together well. Add some milk or water if the mixture is too dry. 

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Step 5: Form mixture into little balls and place on plate lined with parchment paper (I made 14 balls from this mixture). Chill in fridge for at least 1 hour. Then you can eat. 

Healthy Coconut Chocolate Bites

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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 cashew, walnut, brazil nut)

about a handful of cacao butter

2 tablespoons cacao powder

1 tablespoon desiccated coconut +extra for coating

a drop of vanilla essence

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

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Step 3: Put oats and nuts in nutri bullet. Grind to form a fine powder. Transfer to mixing bowl. 

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Step 4: Melt cacao butter in saucepan over a low heat. 

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Step 5: Add melted cacao butter to mixing bowl along with cacao powder, desiccated coconut and vanilla essence. Mix everything together well .

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Step 6: Put some desiccated coconut on a plate. Form mixture into little balls and roll in desiccated coconut. Place balls on plate lined with parchment paper. 

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Step 7: Chill in fridge for at least an hour. Then you can eat. 

Healthy Homemade Raspberry Chocolate

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about 1 cup cacao butter

about 1 cup cacao powder

1 tablespoon honey

1 handful raspberries roughly chopped

 

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

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Step 2: Add cacao powder, honey and raspberries to melted cacao butter. Mix everything together well. 

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

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Step 4. When it is hard break into pieces. Enjoy a piece whenever you feel like it. Keep the chocolate in the fridge so it won’t melt. 

Chocolate Banana Ice Cream

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2 bananas peeled, chopped and frozen

1 teaspoon cacao powder

 

 

 

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Step 1: Put frozen banana in nutri bullet (or alternative blender) and blend until smooth.

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Step 2: Add cacao powder and blend again. 

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Step 3: Put in bowl or container and put in freezer for about half an hour. Then you can eat. 

Cashew Chocolate Mousse

IMG_20170710_124130.jpgIngredients

about 100g cashew nuts (soaked in water for at least 1 hour)

2 tablespoons cacao powder

1-2 teaspoons honey

drop of vanilla essence

a few drops of water

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Step 1: Put cashew nuts, cacao powder, honey, vanilla essence and water in nutri bullet (or alternative blender)

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

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Step 3: Put in bowl and chill in fridge for at least 1 hour. Then you can eat. Enjoy on it’s own or with some fruit. 

Chocolate Granola

IMG_20170514_144636Ingredients

Porridge oats (about 100g)

2 tablespoons linseeds

2 tablespoons chia seeds

2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds

1 tablespoon cacao nibs

1 teaspoon cacao powder

2 tablespoons coconut oil

1 tablespoon honey

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Step 1: Put porridge oats, linseeds, chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, cacao nibs and cacao powder in a mixing bowl. Mix well. 

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Step 2: Melt coconut oil in a saucepan over a low heat. 

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Step 3: Add coconut oil to mixing bowl along with 1 tablespoon of honey. Mix everything together well. 

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Step 4: Put mixture in baking dish lined with parchment paper. Bake in office preheated to 160 c for 15 minutes. Then reduce heat to 110 c and bake for a further 30 minutes. 

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Step 5: Allow to cool. Then store in a container. Enjoy some for breakfast with fruit and yogurt.