Chia chocolate pudding Yummy and simple. This raw pudding can satisfy your chocolate needs and it keeps you full for longer too. Kids and adults alike will love this one. Chia seeds are one of my most common dietary recommendations for my clients. They are so versatile and packed with nutrition. http://dragonflynt.com.au/wp/2014/10/chia-chocolate-pudding/
I confess, I do love a good chocolate treat and I’m so glad that I can create the perfect chocolate brownie that my taste buds love without overloading my digestion and having sugar remorse.The brownie gets it’s sweetness and fibre largely from the sweet potato, so you can have your sweet craving satisfied and stay full for longer.The chocolate icing is fabulous and no trace of icing sugar in site. It’s also full of healthy antioxidants.
This is a high protein, vegetarian snack or meal which is also gluten free.
The coconut flour and chickpeas are high in fibre and the curry spices add flavour as well as being great for digestion and reducing inflammation. The coriander is a wonderful cleanser and the egg and yoghurt pump up the protein. It’s a great one to make ahead as a go to in the fridge when hunger strikes. Ingredients:
1 can Chickpeas
2 tbs Yoghurt
1 tbs Curry powder
1 cup Fresh coriander
1/2 tsp Salt
2 tbs Plain gluten free flour
3 tbs Coconut flour
1 Shallot chopped
Process chickpeas in the blender until mashed.
Add yoghurt, curry powder, salt, coriander leaves, shallot and egg and blitz for a few seconds until combined.
Remove mixture from the blender and add flours to thicken.
Take heaped tablespoonfuls and form patties with your hands.
Set aside in fridge to harden.
Heat a fry pan with a little drizzle olive oil. Add the patties and cook for a few minutes until base is browned.
Gently flip and cook the other side.
Pumpkin seeds or Pepitas are a great ingredient for a bliss ball base when you want to go nut free. They are also rich in zinc, magnesium and essential fatty acids and this recipe with it’s natural sweetness will have your little ones loving them.
¾ cup Pepitas
¾ cup Dates
Shredded Coconut (to coat)
2 bs Coconut oil
1 tsp Rice Malt Syrup or Honey
½ tsp Cinnamon powder
½ tsp Ginger Powder
Gently melt the coconut on low heat in a saucepan and add the dates to soften for a few minutes. Remove from the heat and add your syrup/honey and cinnamon and ginger powder.
In a food processor, blitz the pepitas until they are ground into almost powder.
Add the Pepitas to the date mix and combine.
Take spoonfuls of mixture and roll with your hands into bite sized balls.
This smoothie is simply delicious. If you haven’t tried Fuji fruit before, this is a wonderful introduction to this fruit. It may look like a tomato but its surprisingly super sweet flesh will have you looking forward to seeing them come into season each year.
1 Ripe Fuji Fruit
½ tsp Ginger powder
½ tsp in Cinnamon powder
½ cup Plant based milk (I used soy)
Chop the top of the fuji fruit to remove the leafy end.
Use a spoon to scoop the flesh out and chop into rough pieces and put into the blender.
(If your fruit is too firm you can peel the skin off with a peeler)
Peel and chop your banana and add to the blender.
Pour in your milk and add the spices.
Turn on your blender until all ingredients are processed and combined.
Put cannellini and kidney beans in bowl and mash roughly. Add all other ingredients in and mix thoroughly. Grease a baking dish with oil. Put one layer of bean mixture then sprinkle with cheese and add another bean layer then repeat process. Finish with cheese layer on top and bake in a moderate oven for 30minutes..
Heat oil in saucepan, saute garlic, celery and capsicum until softened. Stir in tomato paste and add crushed tomato. Season with salt pepper and sugar and bring to boil for 5 minutes then turn to simmer for 5 more minutes. If sauce is too thin, thicken with cornflour. Serve with sauce on top of bean bake.with a side salad or green vegetables etc