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

Healthy treats
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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.

Raspberry Cheesecake

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Raspberry Cheesecake
This is a raw, vegan, gluten free dessert which is as delicious as it looks. This dessert is made with cashew nuts, coconut oil, fresh raspberries and cacao butter - the base is made with nuts, dates and raw cacao powder. It is actually quite simple to make and you just leave it in the fridge for an hour or so before serving. this dessert is also full of antioxidants, fibre, protein, good fats, and is low in sugar.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Instructions
  1. In a food processor combine the nuts and raw cacao powder for the filling until they resemble fine breadcrumbs. Then add the dates and coconut oil and process until the mixture starts to bind together.
  2. Press the mixture into the bottom of a 8 inch spring form cake tin and place in fridge to chill whilst making the filling.
  3. Place the berries in a blender. Then blend until smooth and set aside.
  4. Then in a blender place all the other ingredients for the filling except the berries. Blend until smooth. Add 3/4 of the berry mix and blend again.
  5. Pour over the base. Then pour over the remaining berry sauce and spread until smooth. Chill in the fridge until firm.