Peanut Butter Protein Cacao Balls


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When you were young, were you one of those that ate peanut butter out of its jar? Don’t worry, we won’t tell anyone, even if it was just last week! Did you enjoy it so much that it was almost like a chocolate substitute and it tasted just as good? Well this clean eating version of a chocolate/peanut butter ball has made it’s mark! With added protein (should you prefer) it is perfect as a snack pre or post work out, giving you enough energy to sustain you throughout your work out whilst feeding those muscles with some protein goodness to help you build those bad boys!

Cacao Balls

This recipe is really versatile as you can see in our picture above, the more peanut butter you choose to add the lighter in colour, and the thicker the consistency! With the addition of the organic coconut on the outer surface, if you close your eyes, and imagine a hazelnut in the centre, it can very much come close to a Ferrero Rocher! Give it a go with the added nut if you dare and let us know how it turns out.

 

TOTAL FUN TIME: 15 Minutes

Serves  8

RECIPE

METHOD

  1. Mix all the ingredients together in a large bowl.
  2. Add a splash of the non-diary milk should it become too dry.
  3. Roll a small golf ball size mixture into a ball.
  4. Roll the ball into a bowl of the desiccated coconut and enjoy!

Cacao Protein BALLS

These are literally amaze-balls!!! If you don’t try any other recipe on our blog, be sure to give this one a go! You can’t go wrong 🙂

Happy Clean Eating!

Spreading love & happiness, Soph xox

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Frozen Berry Yoghurt

Frozen Berry Yoghurt

Everyone is into the new craze of frozen yoghurts! Why? Well, the way that it has been marketed is that it is ‘healthy’ or at least ‘healthier’ than normal ice-creams and cold desserts. But have you ever wondered just how much sugars are actually in the highly processed frozen yoghurts? Not to mention the additional toppings you can add? You might as well consume a low-fat ice-cream dessert instead!

This frozen berry yoghurt not only has minimal amounts of sugars, but uses fresh or frozen berries and natural yoghurt. It’s really that simple – you could do it in your sleep!

RECIPE

  • 2 cups of organic natural yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoons of organic coconut sugar
  • 1 cup of your favourite berries (fresh or frozen)

METHOD

  1. In a small bowl combine all ingredients together until there is a smooth consistency.
  2. Place in a funky bowl or container of choice, cover and freeze for 1.5 to 2 hours.
  3. Voila! Frozen berry yoghurt at your finger tips ready to be indulged!  Continue reading

Cacao Nib Oat Cookies

Cacao Nibs & Oat Cookies

 

Oats have been used for consumption purposes since the 1800’s and has numerous health benefits. Why not skip that oatmeal porridge for brekky and turn this lovely grain into a quick ‘go to’ brekky to compliment with your fav milk or tea? No one ever said brekky had to be boring! Oats not only have been known to lower cholesterol but reduce heart disease, so what are you waiting for?!

RECIPE 

Total FUN Time: 30 minutes

METHOD

Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees celsius

  1. Line a large baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Using an electric mixer or handheld mixer, beat the eggs white, butter and vanilla until consistent, then add the honey and continue mixing.
  3. Sift the flour, LSA mix and baking powder over the egg mixture, then add the oats and cacao nibs, salt and combine well.
  4. Roll spoonfuls of the mixture into balls, then place on the baking tray and flatten slightly.
  5. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown, cool on tray for 5 minutes then dig in!
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Cinnamon Baked Pear with Natural Yoghurt

Cinnamon baked pear

My first blog post – my first ever experience baking with pear! I had my first and last experience with a pear dessert over a year ago in the ever so busy Oxford Street in Bulimba, and from that very first bite, I was determined to bake my own pear dessert dish! This recipe is so simple yet so satisfying to finish off a cold winter’s meal. The cinnamon gives off that spiciness and aromatic fragrance to the whole dish. With the sweetness from the Natvia sugar and honey, in addition to the combination of the natural yoghurt, you will find that it creates the perfect balance. Not too sweet, and not too sour. If you like the sound of this, please see below to get started!

RECIPE

METHOD

Pre-heat oven to 200 degrees celsius Continue reading