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Sweet potato party brownies

– makes 10 Ingredients: 2 medium to large sweet potatoes 2/3 cup of ground almonds ½ cup of buckwheat or bornw rice flour 14 medjool dates 4 tablespoons of raw cacao powder 3 tablespoon of pure maple syrup or honey A pinch of salt   Directions: Preheat the...

Christmas spice, sweet potato chocolate cake

Ingredients: 3 sweet potatoes 1 cup of almonds 1 cup of pecans 1 cup of buckwheat 1 cup medjool dates ½ cup of water ¼ cup maple syrup or organic honey 3 tablespoons raw cacao 1 tablespoon cinnamon     For the icing- 3 cups of coconut milk – left in the...

Veggie Winter nut roast

Easy to make and super nutritious, enjoy hot or cold this winter. It can be frozen for up to 3 months, or chilled for up to 3 days and reheated.     Ingredients: 200g red lentils 1 onion 50g sun dried tomatoes, drained and chopped (keep the oil) 2 cloves...

Vegetable crisps

  These are a perfect snack throughout your day, or great at a party. Ingredients: ½ sweet potato 1 carrot 1 parsnip ½ beetroot ¼ cup olive oil 1 tsp nutritional yeast 1 tsp garlic powder ½ teaspoon salt ½ tsp cayenne pepper 1tsp paprika   Mandolin to slice...

Clean Snickers Bar

  Makes 6 bars Ingredients: For the caramel: 8 medjool dates deseeded ¼ cup almond milk 1 tbsp peanut butter ¾ cup peanuts/cashews For the nougat: ½ cup peanut butter 3 tbsp coconut flour 4 tbsp honey   150g dark chocolate 70% +   Method: To make...

Matcha fudge peices

These are a delicious blend of green tea and coconut, a perfect way to perk you up any time of the day! Matcha powder has incredible healthy benefits including 137 times more antioxidants than regular brewed green tea, its rich in fiber chlorophyll and vitamins and...