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. 

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.