Category Archives: Desserts & Snacks

Fig & Chocolate Tarts

fig and chocolate tart

Ingredients 1 cup almond meal 1/2 cup hazelnut meal (or use all almond meal) 2 tbsp melted coconut oil 3 tbsp honey or rice malt syrup pinch of salt pinch of baking soda 100g dark chocolate 1/2 cup coconut milk 4 figs extra honey or rice malt syrup extra coconut oil for greasing Directions In a […]

Peanut Butter Energy Balls

Makes approx 30 balls Ingredients 2.5 cups dried dates 2 cups almond meal 1 cup desiccated coconut 1/3 cup cacao 1/2 tsp sea salt 5 tbsp 100% peanut butter Directions In a bowl add dates & pour over boiling water Let sit for approx 15 mins In a large bowl add almond meal, coconut, cacao […]

Rosemary & Sea Salt Brownies

Ingredients 1/2 cup coconut flour 1/2 cup cacao powder 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp rosemary, finely chopped 5 eggs 1 cup maple syrup or rice malt syrup 1 tsp vanilla essence 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted 2 tbsp almond milk sea salt (to top with) Directions Preheat oven to 180 deg […]

Caramel Protein Shake

caramel protein shake

Ingredients 1 banana 1 cup almond & coconut milk blend (or milk of choice) handful of ice 1 tbsp almond butter 1 tbsp coconut or vanilla vegan protein powder 2 tsp honey (maple syrup for vegans) 2 fresh dates pinch salt Directions Add all ingredients to a blender Blend until combined

Beetroot Hummus

beetroot hummus

Ingredients  2 beetroots chopped 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp honey 1 can chickpeas 2 tbsp tahini 3 tbsp olive oil juice of 1 lemon 1 tsp cumin dash paprika salt & pepper Directions Preheat oven to 180 deg In a bowl add beetroot, balsamic, honey, salt & pepper Mix until beetroot is coated & […]

Pumpkin Pie Pancakes

pumpkin pie pancakes

Makes 5-6 pancakes Ingredients 2 cups gluten free flour 2 tsp baking powder 1.5 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp ginger pinch nutmeg pinch sea salt 1/2 cup almond milk 2 eggs 1 cup mashed pumpkin 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 tbsp maple syrup (more for drizzling over) coconut oil (for cooking) Directions In a blender, add […]

Salted Peanut Butter Smoothie

smoothie

Ingredients 1/2 cup coconut water 1/2 cup almond milk 1 frozen banana 1 tbsp avocado 1 tbsp peanut butter 1 tbsp vanilla protein powder dash cinnamon pinch salt 1 tsp honey (maple syrup for vegan) Directions Place all ingredients in a blender Put on high power for 2 minutes or until ingredients have blended ENJOY […]

Peppermint Ice Cream

peppermint ice cream

Ingredients 1 cup coconut cream (can kept in fridge overnight) 2 cups cashews (soaked in water over night) 1/2 cup maple syrup 4 tsp peppermint essence 2 tsp spirulina powder (optional- for colour) Directions Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth Add peppermint essence and maple syrup to taste Pour into moulds or […]

Flourless Chocolate Cake

chocolate cake

Ingredients 1 cup almond meal 1/2 cup cacao 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup boiling water 1 tsp vanilla 3 eggs (separated) 1/2 cup walnuts Directions preheat oven to 170 deg and grease a cake tin with coconut oil in a large bowl, combine dry ingredients add […]

Basil Pesto

basil pesto

Ingredients 1 bunch basil 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil juice of 1 lemon 1/2 cup pinenuts pinch salt Directions Preheat oven to 250 deg Place pinenuts in the over on a lined baking tray and cook for approx 3-4 minutes* In a blender, add all ingredients and blend until smooth Add to your favourite […]

Peanut Butter Oat Slice

peanut butter oat slice

Ingredients 1/2 cup coconut oil 3/4 rice malt syrup 1 cup peanut butter 2 tbs cacao 2 cups oats 1 cup coconut 1/2 cup sunflower seeds Directions In a pot, add coconut oil, rice malt syrup, peanut butter & cacao Place over medium heat & stir until combined In a large bowl, add oats, coconut […]

Apple Crumble

apple crumble

Ingredients 4 apples, cored and chopped 1.5 cups water 2 tsp vanilla essence juice of 1 lemon 1.5 cups oats (or rice flakes if gluten free) 1 cup desiccated coconut 1 cup macadamias 4 tbsp coconut oil 4 tbsp rice malt syrup 2 tsp cinnamon Directions Preheat oven to 160 deg Place apple, water, 1 […]

Almond Slice

almond slice

Ingredients ALMOND LAYER 2 cups almond butter 1 cup coconut oil 1 cup sweetener (I use rice malt syrup) 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 cup almonds chopped 2 cups almond meal Pinch of salt CHOCOLATE LAYER 1 cup cacao 1 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup sweetener (rice malt syrup) Pinch of salt Directions In a […]

Almond Choc Chip Cookies

almond choc chip cookies

Ingredients 300g almond meal 6 tbsp coconut oil 4 tbsp rice malt syrup (or any sweetener) 1 tsp vanilla essence 100g dairy free dark chocolate chopped (I used sugar free also) Directions Preheat oven to 150 deg Combine 4 ingredients into a dough Add chocolate and mix Spoon onto lined baking tray & cook for […]

Peanut Butter Caramel Balls

peanut butter balls

Ingredients 1 cup dates 1 tbsp organic peanut butter 2 tbsp coconut oil melted 2 cups almond meal 1 cup desiccated coconut 3 tbsp cacao 3 tbsp coconut oil 3 tbsp rice malt syrup (or any sweetener: honey, agave syrup etc) extra desiccated coconut for rolling Directions In a high powered blender, mix dates, peanut […]

Granola Bars

granola bars

Ingredients 1.5 cups almond meal or LSA and/or oats 1 cup chopped nuts of your choice (I used walnuts) 1 cup coconut 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 1/4 cup pumpkins seeds 1/4 cup chia seeds 1/2 cup cranberries 3/4 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup rice malt syrup 250g jar almond butter Directions Preheat oven to 180 […]

Raspberry & Dark Chocolate Muffins

raspberry chocolate muffins

Ingredients 1 1/2 cup gluten free flour 1/2 cup coconut flour 1 tsp baking powder pinch of salt 6 eggs 1 cup almond milk 8 tbsp coconut oil 8 tbsp sweetener (rice malt syrup, honey, natvia, maple syrup or agave syrup) 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 cup sugar free dark chocolate chopped 1 cup raspberries […]

Coconut Flour Choc Chip Doughnuts

choc chip doughnuts

Ingredients 6 eggs (flax eggs for vegan) 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted 1/2 cup almond milk  1/2 cup rice malt syrup (or other sweetener) 1 tsp salt 1 tsp almond extract 1 cup coconut flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp nutmeg 1 ripe banana, mashed 1 cup sugar free & dairy […]

Homemade Hummus

hummus

Ingredients 1 can of chickpeas 3 tbsp tahini 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil juice of 1 lemon 1/2 tsp cumin sprinkle of paprika or cayenne pepper sprinkle of salt Directions Blend all ingredients in a high powered blender until smooth* * Add some of the water from the chickpea can if the mixture needs […]

Peanut Butter Twix Cookies

twix slice

Ingredients BASE 1 1/2 cup gluten free flour 1/4 cup coconut oil 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 2 eggs 1/4 cup brown rice malt syrup CARAMEL 2 cups pitted dates (soaked in boiling water for 10 minutes, then drained) 2 tbsp peanut butter 1/4 cup water CHOCOLATE 4 […]

Roast Sweet Potato

roasted sweet potato

Ingredients 1-2 sweet potatoes 2 tbsp coconut oil salt & pepper Directions Preheat over to 200 degrees Chop the sweet potato into small cubes and spread on a lined baking tray Melt the coconut oil (if it is hard) and drizzle over sweet potato & season with salt & pepper Using a spatular, move the […]

Dairy Free Chocolate Mousse

chocolate mousse

Ingredients 400ml Can Coconut Milk 2 tbsp cacao 1 tbsp sweetener (rice malt syrup, agave syrup, honey or maple syrup) Directions Chill the can of coconut milk in the fridge over night The coconut milk will split, with the coconut cream on top and water on the bottom* Add the coconut cream, cacao & sweetener […]

Protein Pancakes (GF & DF)

pancakes

Ingredients 1 banana 2 eggs 1/4 rice flour sprinkle of cinnamon dash of vanilla essence pinch of salt 1 tbsp almond butter Directions In a bowl, mash the banana with a fork. (Mine is usually pretty lump.) Add the eggs and rice flour and whisk with the fork until you get a batter like consistency. […]

Banana & Almond Bites

banana bites

Ingredients Banana Almond butter Directions Simply, chop the banana into bite size pieces and freeze overnight (you can keep them in the freezer for as long as you like!) Remove banana pieces from freezer ad spread with almond butter