Vegan dessert

Iron-rich truffles kids will love

And mums and dads! Here we combine iron rich foods – prunes, walnuts, raw cacao, pumpkin seed butter + dates – for a power packed nutritious snack. Serve these with a blueberry smoothie and you’ve got the important vit C to aid the iron absorption. Pumpkin seed butter is my new best friend. It’s full of […]

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Cranberry hazelnut chocolate bark

Cranberry Hazelnut Chocolate Bark Ingredients ¼ cup hazelnuts¼ cup large coconut flakes¼ cup dried cranberries ½ cup coconut oil½ cup dark cocoa powder¼ cup maple syrupPinch salt Method Preheat the oven to 180.Roast hazelnuts for ~ 10 minutes.Remove and place between two paper towels and rub most of the skins off.Toast the coconut flakes for […]

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6 Quick & Healthy Desserts Kids will Love

Dessert for kids is not always the icing on the, ahem, cake. Sometimes it is pure strategy. By that I mean a vehicle for extra nutrition that’s delicious and won’t have them climbing the walls at bedtime. Think chocolate and spinach smoothie, or raspberry chia pudding. When it comes to new foods kids can be […]

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The best three ingredients you’ll ever combine

Correction. The best three ingredients for a sweet you’ll ever combine. This Walnut Sauce has truly got the award for the savoury version. You may also like: Chocolate coated cookie dough truffles oh and probably this brownie Sugar-free sweet potato brownie

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Cookie dough truffles

Prepare to swoon. These truffles have been grabbing all the attention at school, after school, at talks and events. For parties I coat them in chocolate. More commonly they’re in the freezer nude for a quick high protein snack. Play the secret-ingredient game. Few people will pick they’re made of chickpeas. Ingredients 1 can cooked […]

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Cranberry coconut truffles

Truffles are an excellent way of getting all manner of great ingredients into children. And importantly because they look pretty kids are usually keen to try them. Again. And again. Made with whole ingredients these balls are good filler uppers. Cranberry coconut truffles Ingredients 2 cups desiccated coconut1 cup ground almonds¼ cup cranberries¼ cup maple syrup1 […]

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How to make chocolate mousse in 5 minutes

Simple and elegant, this chocolate pud delivers dreamy delight with accents of surprise. Play with the amounts of cacao powder (rich in nutrients but you can use cocoa), sweetener and spices to suit children and double-chocolate lovers. Avoid overripe avocados as they will dominate the flavour. Throw it all in and adjust. You can’t go […]

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Vegan ice cream without the extras

What is there not to love about ice cream? Creamy, sweet, fruity – the stuff childhood memories are made of. So when dairy is not on the menu what can our plant-based kids look forward to when they’ve eaten all their veges for dinner? There are of course the commercial dairy-free ice creams but beware […]

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