Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Cacao Nut Clusters

This recipe is easy enough for younger chefs and can be enjoyed all.

  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/3rd C honey (or maple syrup)
  • 1/2 C peanut or nut butter of your choice
  • 1 Tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 C shredded coconut
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/4 C cacao powder
  • 1/4 C walnuts,chopped
  • 1/4 C almonds, chopped

In a large saucepan melt coconut oil.
Add honey and peanut butter, combine gently.
Add remaining ingredients.
Dollop spoonfuls onto baking tray.
Refrigerate until firm.

Chimichurri

A combination of simple superfoods that can be enjoyed everyday and as part of a detox.
Use a generous spoonful to spice up vegetable, fish and meat dishes.

  • 1 Bunch Italian Parsley
  • 6 Cloves garlic
  • 1/2 c Avocado oil
  • 1/4 c Apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 a Lemon juiced
  • 1/2 Red onion

Combine all ingredients in a food processor to desired consistency (paste like)
Add Himalayan Salt and freshly ground pepper.
Store in the fridge.

Gluten & Dairy Free Banana Bread

This gluten and dairy free banana bread couldn’t be easier to whip up.
Sometimes I add sultanas or sunflower seeds for variety.

  • 1/2 Cup Almond meal
  • 1 Cup Brown rice flour
  • 1 1/2 Tsp Bicarb soda
  • 1 1/2 Tsp Cream of tartar
  • 1/2 Cup Dessicated coconut
  • 1 Cup Banana, mashed
  • 1/2 Cup Milk of choice
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1/4 – 1/2 Cup Honey
  • 1 Egg
Sift flour, bicarb and cream of tartar. Add coconut and almond meal.
Combine remaining ingredients, mix well.
Combine with flour, coconut etc. Pour into loaf tin.
Bake in a moderate oven for 40-60mins.
Cooked when inserted skewer comes out clean