All posts tagged: delicious

Guilt-Free Brownies!

These brownies were super easy to make and absolutely delicious, plus they’re pretty much guilt free as there is no added sugar and they’re very high in fiber. Ingredients 2 cups (about 200g) dates, pitted 1¼ cup walnuts, ground finely 1 cup almonds, ground finely ¼ cup pistachios, shelled and ground finely 1 cup cocoa powder ¼ cup cacao nibs 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted 1 teaspoons Coffee Grinded 1 teaspoon sea salt dash of cinnamon    Instructions In a food processor, ground the walnuts, almonds, and pistachios until fine. Next add in the pitted dates, a few at a time helps, repeat pulsing and blending until the mixture has come together. Add in cocoa powder. Pulse to combine again. In a large mixing bowl, pour this mixture, add in melted coconut oil, cacao nibs, and remaining ingredients. Using a spatula or your hands, stir. In a lined (with parchment paper) 8×8 square pan, spread the brownie mixture in and start to evenly press down until you form a brownie layer. Chill for at least …

Summer Salads

Do you find that your appetite is less during the summer? I certainly do! Summer salads are the way to go! Here are two quick and easy salads that you can make. Not only are they filling but they are also delicious! Fig, Prosciutto and Avocado Salad (serves 1 as a full meal or 4 side salads) 1 avocado 5 slices of Prosciutto 1/4 cup of goat cheese 2 handfuls of pine nuts 1 container of arugula 4 figs Dressing: Oil and Vinegar Chicken and Peach Salad (serves 1 as a full meal or 4 side salads) 4 thin chicken breasts, cooked and chopped into pieces (I did mine in soya sauce, maple syrup and a bit of sesame oil) 2 handfuls of pine nuts 2 Peaches 1/4 cup of fig goat cheese 1 container of arugula 2 plum tomatoes Dressing: Agave Syrup, Sesame Oil and splash of Olive Oil  

Strawberry Tarts

Not only are these easy and delicious, there’s also the option of making them gluten free. You can purchase gluten free graham cracker crumbs and the rest of the recipe doesn’t include any gluten. The prep time takes about 20 minutes and they’re the perfect dessert to serve along side a scoop of ice cream at your next dinner party. You can also substitute the milk with almond milk for a healthier version. Ingredients (for 12 tarts) 12 muffin cups 12 tbsp of graham cracker crumbs 12 tbsp of melted butter 2 tbsp of butter 8 squares (1 ounce each) of dark chocolate 1/4 cup of milk/almond milk 6-8 strawberries 1 handful of blueberries Directions Preheat your oven to 275F Line your muffin tray with muffin cups. Add 1 tbsp of graham cracker crumbs to each cups. Pour 1 tbsp of melted butter into each muffin cup. Bake the muffin cups in the oven for about 10 minutes (keep your eye on them, take them out when they turn to a golden brown). Use a …

Peach and Brie Cheese, mmmmm!

So you’ve got people coming over this evening and you have just realized that you don’t have the time to make an appetizer. Not to worry! The peach and brie puff pastry is the easiest and quickest appetizer you can make, plus it happens to be delicious. It also only has 4 ingredients, so you really can’t beat that! Ingredients: 2 peaches 1 round of brie cheese 1 sheet of puff pastry 1 egg – beaten Directions: 1) Cut the peaches into slices 2) Roll out a phyllo sheet so that it is big enough to wrap your brie cheese. Cut the brie cheese in half and place the bottom half of the round in the middle of the puff pastry. 3). Place your cut peach slices on top of one half, place other half of brie cheese on top of the cut peach slices and then add more peach slices on top. Option: drizzle honey on top of your peach slices. 4) Wrap up the “goodness” in the puff pastry and twist the excess …