Raw Vegan Gluten-Free Lemon Truffles

Raw Vegan Gluten Free Lemon Truffles

I don’t know about you but I love the combination of sweet and sour together. It makes the perfect balance for desserts so that it’s not overpoweringly sweet! Lemon is also such a great detox and internal cleanser for you. First thing in the morning, I always wake up to a glass of warm lemon water to clear out my system get me ready to start the day. The almonds in this recipe (being a good source of healthy fats) will fill you up with just 2-3 as a great in between meal snack. Let’s get started!

TOTAL FUN TIME:      20 minutes

Makes 20

RECIPE

  • 2 cups organic unsweetened desiccated coconut + 1/2 cup for coating
  • 4 tablespoon of extra virgin coconut oil
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 1/4 cup raw honey (if not vegan), pure maple syrup or rice malt syrup
  • zest and juice of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon of organic pure vanilla extract
  • a pinch of Himalayan (pink) salt

 

METHOD

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a food processor or high powered blender like Vitamix or Froothie until a thick doughy consistency is reached.
  2. Roll into palm size balls and cover with the extra desiccated coconut.
  3. Place in fridge for about 30 minutes and your lemon truffles are ready! (Or if you can’t wait, eat them straight away!)

Happy Clean Eating!

Spreading love & happiness, Soph xox

SopHsu – Holistic Healthy Living 

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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

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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Cacao Bliss Balls

Cacao Bliss Balls

Think of rum balls… now think of non-alcoholic healthy bliss balls… Can you taste the denseness and layers of the chocolate and coconut yet? This is a simple and quick on the go dessert, great to go with your coffee or chai to end the days stresses. Let’s begin!

RECIPE

Serves 6

METHOD

  1. Place all of the ingredients apart from the coconut into a blender or food processor until smooth.
  2. Roll the dough into balls (roughly around 6 balls).
  3. Roll the balls into the coconut ensuring that it is completely covered.
  4. Place the balls into the fridge to set for a minimum of 15 minutes before indulging!  Continue reading