Makes: 1 serving
One of my favorite breakfast/snacks. Bursting with rich antioxidants that will boost your immunity.
1 cup fresh spinach
1 cup fresh kale
1/2 small banana
2 teaspoons cacao nibs
2 teaspoons Organic Acai berry powder
1/2 cup frozen berries
Unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk
1/2 small banana, sliced
Freshly grated coconut
1/4 cup granola, optional
Makes: 18 portions
Who doesn't crave something sweet once in a while? Here is a guilt free recipe that will definitely hit the spot! Home made mars bars made with healthy raw nuts, dates and a little Maple syrup. Full of Omega 3's, full of nutrients and so delicious!
1 cup cashews
1 cup almonds
3 TBSP 100% pure maple syrup
1/4 tsp salt
2 TBSP water
1 TBSP almond butter
8 fresh medjool dates, pitted
2 TBSP 100% pure maple syrup – add more/less depending on how sweet you like it
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
2 TBSP water
Dark Cooking Chocolate for dipping
Makes: 12 pieces approx
Super tasty, super easy and full of amazing ingredients! Raw means that all the nutrients have been preserved so enjoy these guilt-free delicious deserts!
For the Filling:
For the Coating:
Tips: This recipe calls for cacao butter in the raw chocolate coating. If you can’t find it or don't want to use it, just go ahead and melt cooking chocolate alone in the same way and proceed as normal.
Source: Choosing Raw
Makes: 10" Cake
Total: 1.5 hours
Cakes are normally void of nutrition, being made of processed flour, sugar and fat. This cake on the other hand replaces those non-nutritious ingredients with power packed alternatives. Heart healthy olive oil and almond meal is used, sweet potatoes full of vitamin A, fibre and potassium, and mineral rich cocoa.
For the Ganache:
Source: The nutrition guru and the chef
Makes: 1 Loaf
Preparation: 20 mns
Total Time: 60 mns
This is a gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free recipe for the entire family to enjoy.
Coconut oil, which studies have shown can help our immune system fight viruses, is one of the ingredients that gives this cake a moist, rich texture. Sweetened with honey and a bit of vanilla stevia, this makes an excellent snack for the kids or a summer evening dessert with a cup of Iced herbal tea!
1 ¼ cups blanched almond flour
¼ cup cacao powder
¼ teaspoon celtic sea salt
½ teaspoon baking soda
2 large eggs
2 tablespoons coconut oil
1/3 cup honey
¼ teaspoon vanilla stevia (or Vanilla sugar if Stevia is not available)
¾ cup zucchini, grated
Source: Picture and Recipe from Elana's Pantry
Makes: depends on how many bananas you use!
Preparation: 15 mns
Total Time: 90 mns
This is a delicious and healthy snack for adults and kids alike! Its extremely easy to make and will become a favorite in your household. The Banana and Peanut butter combination (carbs and protein) helps to slow down sugar release in the bloodstream, making it a good choice for keeping your blood sugar balanced. Bananas are full of potassium, unsweetened organic peanut butter is a great source of healthy fats and protein and the dark chocolate a great source of antioxidants.
Organic peanut or almond butter for spreading (make sure its unsweetened)
Dark chocolate for dipping **
**If you're detoxing, please make sure the dark chocolate you use has no sugar or dairy in it. You can enjoy up to 2 pieces a day!
Makes: 16 slices
Preparation: 5/10 mns
Total Time: 30mns
These secretly healthy Blondies are made with chickpeas, almond/peanut butter, and chocolate. They are vegan, gluten-free, flour less and contain no butter oil! They taste amazingly like the real thing and are great for big kids and little kids!
2 cups chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup all natural almond butter or peanut butter
1/3 cup pure maple syrup or agave nectar (you can also use honey if you’re not vegan)
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/3 cup vegan (or regular) chocolate chips plus 2 tablespoons
Adding an egg to the batter will make it more cake-like, but not vegan.
You can use your favorite nut butter, just make sure it’s all natural.
Feel free to add in other things according to your dietary needs like nuts, dried fruit, dessicated coconut, or other types of chocolate.
Source: Monique at Ambitious Kitchen
Makes: Yields about 12 muffins
Total Time: 40mns
These sugar-free delicious muffins are full of goodness and are a great way to add turmeric to your diet. Turmeric has been scientifically proven to have powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, and anticancer qualities. Add them to your children's lunch boxes for a great healthy treat.
2 cups organic wheat flour
1 cup chopped cashews
3 mashed ripe bananas
¼ cup coconut oil
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon each cinnamon, turmeric, nutmeg, cloves, and salt
1. Mix dry ingredients and wet ingredients in separate bowls.
2. Slowly mix wet ingredients into dry, and pour into lined muffin tins.
3. Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 25 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Makes: Yields about 24 balls
Total Time: 30mns
Who doesn't like cookie dough? As delicious as it is, it’s filled with sugar, processed ingredients, and gluten -putting some of us at risk of getting a bad tummy (especially those with sensitive digestive systems).
Rather then living a life without cookie dough, here's a delicious, healthy, and safe alternative for you to try. These “raw” cookie dough balls are soft, tasty, indulgent and … made with chickpeas!
They are packed full of protein and iron-rich legumes and natural sweeteners in the form of organic honey and coconut sugar. Chances are you’ll want to eat the entire batch after taking your first bite!
450g (16 ounces) cooked chickpeas, rinsed and drained
3 tablespoons raw organic honey
1 tablespoon coconut sugar
1/8 teaspoon baking soda
4 tablespoons raw organic almond butter
2 teaspoons vanilla powder
Pinch of salt
1 1/2 cups vegan regular/dark chocolate chips
1. Combine chickpeas, honey, sugar, baking soda, almond butter, vanilla, and a pinch of salt in a food processor and process until smooth.
2. Remove to a bowl and stir in half a cup of the chocolate chips. Form into 1-inch balls and place on a parchment-paper lined baking sheet. Freeze until solid.
3. In a double boiler, melt remaining cup of chocolate chips. Dip the balls into the chocolate until covered, then place back on parchment-paper lined baking sheet. Freeze until chocolate has hardened, then store at room temperature.
Makes: 2 servings
Preparation: 5 mns
Total Time: 10 mns
This desert is simply delicious and oh so healthy! It is raw, vegan, sugar/dairy and gluten free, and contains 3 super nutritious ingredients.
It is high in vitamins A, C, E, K and B6, fiber, magnesium, potassium, riboflavin, niacin, folate and pantothenic acid. It is also packed with essential fatty acids that raise your good cholesterol and keep your hints subtle and your brain well oiled!
2 tablespoons of dark cacao
2 tablespoons of good quality raw honey or Manuka honey (you can substitute for Maple Syrup if your are Vegan)
Tip: Try adding some grated coconut flesh for extra flavor. You can also serve in small bowls with cut strawberries on top. Enjoy experimenting with your favorite ingredients to create delicious variations.
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