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February 2, 2018 - No Comments!

ALMOND & WHITE CHOCOLATE BLISS BALLS

Almond & White Chocolate bliss balls
 
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Recipe type: sweets treats
Serves: 12 balls
Y O U N E E D
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 75g dark chocolate (75% Cacao or higher) cut into small chunks
  • ½ cup almond butter
  • ⅓ cup maple or honey (depending on if you want Vegan or not)
  • 40g Vegan white chocolate (Optional)
D O T H I S
  1. Add the oats, almonds, maple/honey & nut butter to a large bowl and mix well until you have a sticky dough consistency.
  2. Add the chopped chocolate and then get your hand in there so that it’s all mixed through.
  3. Roll into bite sized (size will differ depending on the size of your bite!) and pop in the fridge for 30 mins.
  4. Melt the white chocolate over a Bain Marie and then drizzle over your chilled balls!
  5. Pop back in the fridge to set and enjoy.
  6. Store in a cool dry place or leave in the fridge and consume within a month. (But they won’t be around longer than a week)

 

February 2, 2018 - No Comments!

MEAT FREE BOLOGNESE WITH COURGETTE NOODLES

MEAT FREE BOLOGNESE WITH COURGETTE NOODLES
 
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A delicious mid week dinner that is full of flavour and nutrition. On the table quickly and you may even have leftovers for tomorrow's lunch.
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Recipe type: Plates & Bowls, Vegan
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 4
Y O U N E E D
  • 450g Vegan mince
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 200g mushrooms
  • 2 TBSP tomato purée
  • 3 large courgettes
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Handful fresh thyme
  • 1tbsp Oregano
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp rapeseed oil
D O T H I S
  1. Add the onions and garlic to the hot oil and fry until translucent
  2. Add the mince, mushrooms, herbs and seasoning and stir
  3. Add the purée and tinned tomatoes and mix well
  4. Turn down to a simmer and keep an eye on it for 15/20 minutes
  5. If it's looking a little dry, add a splash of water.
  6. Meanwhile, prepare your courgette. Use a spirializer to create noodles with the courgette.
  7. Once the bolognese has reduced, remove from the heat and put to one side.
  8. In a seperate pan,add a splash of oil, heat and then throw in your noodles along with a good pinch of salt & pepper.
  9. You are only really warming them through. They will cook very quickly so just show them the pan.
  10. They need to retain their crunch.
  11. Scoop a pile of noodles into a bowl and top with the bolognese.
  12. OPtion to top with fresh basil and parmesan.