Chocolate Fruit and Nut Bars

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Chocolate Fruit and Nut Bars
This is a tasty, delicious and filling snack - made with mixed nuts, seeds, raisins, cranberries, cacao, maple syrup and coconut oil. Simple to make, no cooking - just leave them to set in the fridge. These healthy snacks will keep you full for longer and balance your blood sugars. All nuts and seeds and their respective nut butters or pastes are considered to be therapeutic for detoxification as they provide anti-inflammatory oils, quality protein, fibre and phytonutrient compounds like lignans which support detoxification.
Prep Time 10 mins
Servings
squares
Ingredients
Prep Time 10 mins
Servings
squares
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Melt the coconut oil in a large saucepan. Turn off the heat. Then add all the other ingredients and stir well until thoroughly mixed.
  2. Line with grease proof paper a shallow dish.
  3. Pour the nut and seed mixture onto the dish and spread out evenly.
  4. Place in the fridge for at least an hour. Remove - cut into squares and serve,

Cashew and Cacao Truffles

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Cashew and Cacao Truffles
These are delicious treats - quick and easy to make - with good levels of protein, good fats and no refined sugar which means that they are great for maintaining energy levels.
Prep Time 25 minutes
Servings
Truffles
Ingredients
Prep Time 25 minutes
Servings
Truffles
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Soak the cashews and dates in boiling water for 10 mins. Then drain and place them in the food processor and blend until smooth
  2. Add the coconut oil, maple syrup, and vanilla and blend. then add the cacao and blend until smooth.
  3. Tip the mixture into a bowl and place in the fridge for 20 mins to cool.
  4. Remove from the fridge and roll into balls - then roll through the cacao powder. Leave in the fridge until ready to eat.

Spicy Tofu Salad with Sriracha Dressing

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Spicy Tofu Salad with Sriracha Dressing
The dressing in this recipe is really creamy and spicy - a bit like a hot, spicy mayonnaise and so works really well with the tofu. The salad can be made with any of your favourite veggies.
Instructions
  1. Whisk together the dressing ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Mix together the olive oil, tamari and sriracha for the tofu. Place the tofu in a baking dish and pour over the mix and ensure all the tofu is coated.
  3. Bake in the oven on 180C for 20 minutes.
  4. Assemble all the ingredients for the salad in a large bowl. Garnish with coriander. Add the tofu and serve the dressing in a bowl.

Chocolate Flapjacks

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Chocolate Flapjacks
These are easy to make nutritious snacks. Made with seeds, oats, dates, raisins, cocoa, coconut oil and raisins. They are full of antioxidants, iron and fibre. The oats, seeds and coconut slow down the rate at which the natural sugars from the fruit and syrup enter your bloodstream. Cocoa is also a powerful antioxidant.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Passive Time 2 hours
Servings
flapjacks
Prep Time 10 minutes
Passive Time 2 hours
Servings
flapjacks
Instructions
  1. Place the seeds and dates in a food processor and process for about 15 seconds.
  2. Add the oats and cocoa powder and process for a few seconds more.
  3. melt the butter in a saucepan and add to it the maple syrup.
  4. Combine the coconut oil and maple syrup to the food processor and process until well combined.
  5. Then stir in the raisins.
  6. Line the bottom of a small tray with greaseproof paper and then pour the mixture in and squash it down firmly to ensure it is compacted.
  7. Place in the fridge for 2 hours before turning the whole slab onto a chopping board and cutting into squares

Spicy Cauliflower

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Spicy Cauliflower
This is a really quick and easy dish to make - they can be served as a snack or can be part of a main meal. They are also delicious with salad. They are crunchy on the outside - with the spicy batter and sriracha sauce and soft on the inside. Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable and is great in helping the body to detoxify.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 190C. Line a baking tray with grease proof paper.
  2. In a bowl add all the ingredients other than the sriracha sauce. Whisk the batter until thick and creamy.
  3. Coat the cauliflower florets in the batter and then place on the baking tray. Bake for 20 minutes.
  4. Then remove from the oven and drizzle over the sriracha sauce and place back in the oven for another 10-15 minutes,
  5. Remove from the oven and serve,