Energizing Fat Balls (healthy nutty snacks)

High in flavor and packed with nutrients, these wholesome fat balls will provide you and your family with excellent health benefits and help boost brain power and increase energy levels. These nourishing snacks are most satisfying and an excellent way to feed your cells, maintain or even restore your health .

In Dr. Mercola’s latest book  “Fat for Fuel”  he expounds on how you can take control of your health simply by giving your body the proper fuel it needs. Saturated fats, the very thing that we thought cause us to gain weight will actually keep it off. He explains how your body is designed to process fats more efficiently than sugar and carbs. It is well worth investing in this ground-breaking guide for optimum health.

Ingredients needed:

50g Organic Coconut oil

50g Butter

150g Organic Dark Chocolate( good quality 70% )

65g Macadamia Nuts

65g Pecan Nuts

65g Organic Walnuts

65g Hazelnuts

65g Sunflower Seeds

45g Chia Seeds

45g Raw Organic Cacao nibs

65g Sesame seeds

65g Flaxseeds

65g Coconut flakes

65g Chopped Dates

65g Sultanas

65g Milled Flax, Sunflower, Pumpkin & Sesame Seeds & Goji Berries ( optional)

Melt chocolate in a bowl over pot of boiling water then add coconut oil and butter. Stir until melted and add to chopped nuts and all other dry ingredients.

Mix together and add Milled Flax, Sunflower, Pumpkin & Sesame Seeds & Goji Berries.

Line muffin tray with small fairy cup cake cases, fill with mixture and place in freezer to set.

Healthy Nutty Energizing Snacks (Fat Balls) 

Mixture makes approximately 22 -24 delicious energizing fat balls.

Store in Fridge.

Happy Healthy Snacking !

 

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Gluten- free Beetroot and Chocolate Muffins

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Crimson beetroot and dark, good quality chocolate make an amazing combination. These super healthy muffins are extremely chocolaty and rich. Beetroot is high in Vit A and C as well as potassium, calcium and iron. 70-85% Chocolate is rich in magnesium, iron, copper and manganese  and make these tasty muffins guilt-free and nutritious.

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To get started, steam 2-3 Beetroot for about 20 min until soft. Set aside until cool, then peel and finely grate into a bowl. For an earthier taste you can peel and grate raw beetroot (a bit like you would for carrot muffins). That’s what I did. 🙂 Continue reading “Gluten- free Beetroot and Chocolate Muffins”

Seed & Nut Date Bars

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These delicious and nutritious bars can be a special treat to replace biscuits and chocolate, or simply a refined sugar craving. Rich in vitamins & minerals, a unique combination of fatty acids, protein, fiber and are a good source of micro-nutrients.

The seed, nut & date bars will give you an energy boost that lasts. Whether you have them for breakfast or as a snack, they will keep you going until the next meal .

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Ingredients:

1 cup Dates chopped

1/2 cup raisins

1/2 cup Linseed

1/2 cup Sunflower Seeds

1/2 cup roasted Sesame seeds

1/2 cup desiccated Coconut

1/2 cup ground almond

1/2 cup chopped Mixed Nuts

2 heaped Tbs Raw Coconut oil

4 Tbs Filtered Water

Melt Coconut Oil. Add chopped dates, raisins & water. Mash.

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Chocolate Banana Ice Creams

Celebrate summer with these delicious and easy-to-make ice creams! They are dairy-free, gluten-free, preservative-free, and optionally sugar-free — but nobody would guess that from the taste. Watch the video below to see how to create these tasty treats in six simple steps. I always keeps some handy in the freezer — they’re that good!

Ingredients:

4 ripe bananas

2 Tbs organic cocoa

2 tsp coconut sugar ( optional)

Blend and Freeze – It’s that easy !

Frozen Grape treats

Freezing grapes make a tasty treat for when you get that sweet urge.


Grapes are delicious , full of antioxidants and high in vitamin C.
They are classified as having a Low glycemic index ( GI)


Frozen grapes can replace chocolates, biscuits, and sweets that are normally a temptation when you have a sweet tooth. For a healthy after-dinner treat, place a few frozen grapes into a small glass for each person. It makes such a refreshing finishing touch and it’s healthy, tasty and – there is no need for an after dinner mint when there’s an after dinner grape.
It’s as easy as 1-2-3-4!

P.S. Preferably buy organic grapes as you will not have to be concerned about the pesticide residue.

Mango & Banana Smoothie Ice Cream

Summer is here and its ice-cream time! Home made fruit smoothies, frozen into ice-creams are so refreshing, healthy and delicious. Full of antioxidants and vitamins and their very own natural flavours. Oh so Yummy! Great fun to make in the holidays !

Ingredients (makes 8):

1 Mango peeled & chopped
2 Bananas peeled & sliced
1-2Tbs creamed honey
4 Tbs Greek Yoghurt
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