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.

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie
Pumpkin and squash are sweet and therefore are a good alternative to banana in smoothies. Pumpkin and squash are also high in vitamin A, lutein and zeaxanthin. They are also full of fibre and antioxidants.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Instructions
  1. Place all the pumpkin smoothie ingredients into a blender. Blend until smooth. Adjust the sweetness to your liking by adding more dates as necessary.
  2. Por the smoothie into individual glasses. Top with natural coconut yoghurt, granola and berries. Pour over the maple syrup and serve.

Chocolate Orange Smoothie

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Chocolate Orange Smoothie
Prep Time 10 Mins
Servings
People
Prep Time 10 Mins
Servings
People
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients in a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth. Serve.