Cooking Time: 3 hours refrigeration
1 cup of almond or coconut milk
2 tablespoons chia seeds
1 teaspoon vanilla extract or paste
Pinch of cinnamon powder
1 teaspoon of maple syrup
1 teaspoon shredded coconut
1 teaspoon raw cacao powder (for chocolate pots)
1/3 cup berries or chopped banana
- Mix all ingredients together and store in the fridge for 2-3 hours or overnight
- Top with fresh fruit or berries, nuts & seeds, Greek yoghurt, shredded coconut , or cacao nibs for a bit of crunch.
The Chia pudding recipe is from Rebekah Raymond who was a guest speaker at our “Gut Health” talk held on Wednesday 14th of June. It is a healthy, easy to assemble, convenient breakfast recipe! If you would like more recipes please refer to Rebekah’s website by clicking here!
250g Plain Biscuits
395g Condensed milk
1/4 cup Cocoa (sift out the cocoa to get rid of the lumps)
2 cup – dessicated Coconut (one cup is used for coating)
2-3 Tblespns Rum (Bunderberg rum works well)
Using a food processor combine all ingredients.
Wet hands and roll mixture into small balls then coat in coconut.
Refrigerate or freeze prior to serving.
200g each green beans, sugar snap peas & snow peas
150g baby spinach leaves
1 bunch mint leaves
1 red onion thinly sliced
1/4 cup mixed pumpkin, sunflower seeds & walnuts
1 block haloumi cheese sliced
125ml extra virgin olive oil
1 tbs Dijon mustard
2 tbs red wine vinegar
1 clove garlic crushed
1 tsp caster sugar or 1tbs rice malt syrup
Steam beans and peas until just tender (they should still crunch). Refresh in cold water and drain.
While beans are cooking toast seeds in a dry pan.
Add 1tsp of olive oil to the pan and heat. Cook haloumi slices on both sides until golden brown. Cool and tear into pieces.
Whisk dressing ingredients together. then toss in a big bowl with spinach, mint, red onion haloumi, seeds and pomegranate.
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 45-50 minutes (Depending on how crispy you like your cookies)
1 cup rolled oats
1 cup Almond milk
1 cup Gluten-free self raising flour
1/2 cup dates (diced up)
1/2 cup of mixed sultanas & seeds mix (bought from Aldi)
1/4 cup shredded coconut
3x table spoons coconut oil
Optional: cinnamon powder (to sprinkle on top of the cookies before baking)
1. Combine oats, egg, dates, sultana mix and coconut oil together.
2. Add the flour & almond milk, Mix until the mixture has absorbed the almond milk.
3. Place on baking tray and bake for 45-50 minutes.
Try this juice combo for an immune boosting effect.
1 whole carrot – washed but not peeled
1 whole orange, peeled
½ lemon, peeled
small slice of ginger
Pinch of turmeric
Pinch of cinnamon
1 1/2 cups filtered water or coconut water
Combine all the ingredients into a good high performance blender. Blend until combined.
Serve in a large glass & enjoy!