Protein Balls


Ingredients
200g almond meal
200g fresh dates (or soak dried dates for 2 hrs prior to using)
1 tbsp tahini paste (sesame seed paste)
1 tbsp coconut oil or water
1 tsp cacao (or good quality cocoa)
2 tsp cinnamon (you can leave out if you wish or reduce in quantity)
1 tbsp honey or agave mixture or rice malt syrup


Method

  1. Add all of the ingredients into food processor and process until well combined.
  2. Using wet hands, roll the mixture into balls (roll in coconut if desired) and place on a plate.
  3. Chill in the fridge for an hour to set (if you can wait that long) and enjoy as a healthy eating snack.

Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

Serves 2


Ingredients
1 1/4 cups unsweetened non-dairy milk (coconut and almond milk are my personal favourites!)

1/4 cup Chia Seeds

2-3 tablespoons of cacao powder (modify for your taste)

dash of pink Himalayan salt

1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence

1 tablespoon organic raw honey, pure maple syrup (or other sweetener)


Method

  1. Add all of the ingredients into a large bowl, give it a good stir to mix it all together.
  2. Pour into serving dishes or glass jar.
  3. Cover and refrigerate until very thick consistency (pudding like), at least 4 hours or overnight. 
  4. Serve the pudding chilled with whatever toppings you'd like (berries, bananas or other) and enjoy as a healthy eating snack.
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Eat Your Way to Happiness

Hummus dip


Ingredients

1 can well rinsed and drained, chick peas
2 Tablespoons Tahini
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil (optional: olive oil infused with garlic)
2 teaspoons cumin
2 teaspoons caraway seeds
Juice of 1 lemon
1/2 teaspoon Himalayan sea salt (optional)
Cracked pepper to taste

Method

  1. Make in 2 half batches.
  2. Blend chick peas, tahini, oil and spices. Scrape down sides.
  3. Add salt to taste.
  4. Add lemon juice to taste.