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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