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. 

Healthy Chocolate Bites (Version 2)

IMG_20170424_120559Ingredients

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. 🙂

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.

Healthy Banana Chocolate Mousse

IMG_20170328_125346Ingredients

1 avocado

1 banana

cacao powder

honey

milk of your choice (I used coconut milk)

 

 

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Step 1: Put flesh of 1 avocado, 1 banana, 2 tablespoons cacao powder, 1 tablespoon honey and a few drops of milk of your choice into nutri bullet (or alternative blender).

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Step 2: Blend until smooth. Add more milk if you think 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. 🙂

Chocolate Avocado Banana Smoothie

img_20170221_130230Ingredients

Avocado

Banana

Cacao powder

Honey

Milk of your choice (I used coconut milk)

 

 

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Step 1: Put flesh of half an avocado, 1 banana chopped, 2 teaspoons of cacao powder and 1 teaspoon of honey in the nutri-bullet (or alternative blender). Add some milk.

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Step 2:Blend until smooth. Add more milk if you think it is too thick.

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Step 3: It should look something like this when it’s done. Enjoy fresh.