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. 

Beetroot Hummus

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1 tin of chickpeas

a few pieces of cooked beetroot

1 tablespoon tahini (sesame paste)

1 tablespoon olive oil

juice of half a lemon

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Step 1: Rinse and drain chickpeas. Add to nutri bullet (or alternative blender) along with beetroot, 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: It should be a nice pink colour when it’s done. Enjoy with some bread or vegetables. Can be kept in the fridge for up to 3 days. 

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

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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. 

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. 🙂

Spinach Hummus

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1 tin chickpeas

spinach

1 lemon

tahini

olive oil

 

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Step 1: Rinse and drain chickpeas. Add to nutri bullet (or alternative blender) along with 2 handfuls of spinach, juice of 1 lemon, 2 tablespoons tahini, 1 tablespoon olive oil and a few drops of water. 

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Step 2: Blend until smooth. 

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Step 3: It should be a nice green colour when it’s done. Enjoy on bread or with some vegetables. Can be kept in fridge for up to 3 days.