Raw Chocolate Brownies

Raw Chocolate Brownies

Simple to make sugar and grain free slice. And now with a Christmas twist. 1 ½ cups Almond meal 3 tbsp Coconut oil 1 large Ripe avocado 1/3 cup Raw cacao powder 1 tsp Vanilla essence ¼ tsp Cinnamon ¼ tsp Chili or cayenne pepper Pinch of salt ½ cup Rice malt syrup ¼ cup Cacao nibs Sugar free dark chocolate for drizzling Optional: (To make these a little more Christmas themed I added) ¼ cup pistachio roughly chopped ¼ goji berries Place nut meal, coconut oil and avocado oil in blender and combine. Add cacao powder, vanilla, cinnamon, cayenne, salt and rice malt syrup. Blend. Place sticky mixture into bowl and add cacao nibs +/or pistachio, stir through. Spoon into tray sprinkle with goji berries, extra pistachio and press down then drizzle with chocolate. Freeze for 2 hours. Slice into 12 pieces and allow 10-15mins thaw before serving.

Almond Hummus

Almond Hummus

– ALMOND HUMMUS – with some little twists Are you a little tired of standard hummus? Or avoiding legumes? Trying the Paleo way? Well here is a little treat for you. Ingredients 250g almonds, soaked overnight 4 tbsp tahini paste 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup water 1 lemon, juiced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tsp Celtic salt A pinch of pepper Instructions Soak almonds overnight to ‘activate’ them. Then drain the almonds. Put all ingredients in blender or in a food processor and blend until smooth. Separate into 4 portions. PORTION 1 – Classic Hummus Add some ground cumin and ground coriander. PORTION 2 – Going green Increase your vege intake by adding about 100g of wilted spinach and crumble some feta in too (around 30g). PORTION 3 – Seeing red Roast a red capsicum, skin and mash it. Then blend through – you can add some olives too if you like. PORTION 4 – Spice it up Dice a teaspoon of jalapenos and chop up some coriander with red onion and stir it all up.            I like to serve these dips with radishes, carrot and celery sticks or red peppers. They are […]