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Recipe: Chocolate Banana Popsicles

Recipe for Chocolate Banana Popsicles
You might not have an ice cream maker, maybe not even a blender - but as long as you've got a freezer, there are still frozen treats for you to enjoy! You may have already enjoyed the tried and tested my Kiwi Popsicles, and if you liked those, you will love these Chocolate Banana Popsicles -...

Recipe: White Chocolate Dreams

Recipe Raw vegan White Chocolate Dreams
Oh. My. God. Raw vegan white chocolate, so chewy your teeth will sink right through it - this is it!! You can use only macadamia nuts, or cashew nuts if you prefer one over the other, and choose a sweetener of your liking - the ones light in color work best to keep the chocolate...

Recipe: Raw vegan Twix Bars

Recipe Raw vegan Twix Bars
Twix - chewy, with caramel and chocolate on top: if you love Twix bars, you are in luck! This recipe is gluten free, packed with way more nutrients, only natural ingredients and a lot of delicious flavours: a crunchy vanilla cookie base topped with gooey caramel and covered in layers of raw chocolate. Let's get...

Recipe: Raw vegan Chocolate Turtles

Recipe Raw Vegan Chocolate Turtles
When I discovered chocolate turtles in Canada, it was obvious that a raw vegan version of these was absolutely essential to be created - and here we are, with raw vegan chocolate turtles so good you better lock them up in a safe place. Or mail them to me. I will take care of them,...

Chewy Chocolate Tahini Cups

Crunchy base. Chewy tahini filling. Silky chocolate on top. Yes please! This recipe makes either 10 regular cups or can be spread into a larger pan to make slices. Any leftovers? Make bliss balls and chocolate pralines. Life is good. RECIPE FOR CHEWY TAHINI CHOCOLATE CUPS Ingredients for the base: 1 cup nuts, half almonds half brazil or...

Recipe: Raw vegan Mango Cheesecake

When I got invited to a potluck the other day, it was crystal clear what I would bring - Mango Cheesecake with chocolate marbling. It turned out beautifully, and the combination of fine, dark chocolate with sweet mango and tart cheesecake flavours is simply divine!  For the base: 1 cup Almonds, chopped 3/4 cup Dates,...

Recipe: Chocolate Kale Chips

This recipe is my contribution to Movember - say what? Movember (www.movember.com) is all about mens health in terms of prostate and testicle cancer - and kale is an excellent food to boost your health, reduce chances of disease and also nourish you back to health faster if necessary: Kale contains over 45 antioxidants, the...

Recipe: After Eight (raw vegan style)

Peppermint Patties, After Eights, Junior Mints – whatever you want to call this white, creamy minty deliciousness surrounded by dark chocolate, it is a sweet party in your mouth! And luckily, you can have those peppermint patties even gluten free, sugar free and vegan – here is how:

Christmas Recipe: Gingerbread

Recipe for raw vegan gingerbread
Christmas is getting closer and closer, but you don't feel like stuffing yourself with unhealthy Christmas cookies once again this year? Or maybe you just can't tolerate gingerbread with plain flour? Maybe you want to surprise someone with a healthy goodies pack, and give something homemade? Then this recipe is perfect for you! It's one...

Recipe: Chocolate Drops & Ornaments

Chocolate chips in Cookies and Ice cream are the best - and this is a recipe on how to make your own choc chips! What is so great about these chips is that they are made without white sugar, with only healthy fats, and that they are raw and vegan! You can create drops and chips, or...

Recipe: Chocolate-Gingerbread-Muesli

Oh dear universe this is good stuff! The other day, I really had to go get groceries, my shelves were empty, but I was hungry in the kitchen. Stirred a few things together, added some spices, waited a little, stirred a little, tasted a little .. and was speechless with culinary ecstasy! Unfortunately there is no...

Recipe: Snickers

If you love chocolate, peanuts and caramel, you probably love Snickers - until you check out the ingredients label. So in order to continue truly enjoying this genius crunchy, chewy, sweet concoction, make your own, let your taste buds dance and your body be happy for your smart choice! RECIPE FOR RAW VEGAN SNICKERS BARS:...

Recipe: Nutella

If you love chocolate and hazelnuts, Nutella is the perfect match. Unfortunately, its ingredients are not that perfect. Once you look a bit more closely, it's not just a lot of calories in there but also ingredients which you rather not have in your body. Regular Nutella consists mainly of palm oil, white sugar, some...

Recipe: Milk Chocolate Almond Joy & Bounty

HOW TO MAKE raw & vegan BOUNTY BARS & ALMOND JOY Makes approximately 14 bars Ingredients coconut filling: 2 cups desiccated coconut flakes / 165g 4 TBSP coconut oil 3-4 TBSP coconut nectar OR agave nectar OR maple syrup OR honey OR xylitol / stevia (dissolve in a little water)* 1/2 vanilla bean, scraped OR 1/2...

Recipe: Protein Bars, crazy easy

Even though fresh foods are better, there are times when it is close to impossible to eat healthy - when traveling, on trains, on planes, on highway stops, and often enough, also at work. For many of us, the solution is to have an “emergency” energy bar in our bag / drawer.  Or 3. But...

Recipe: Blissful Aphrodisia Truffles

Did you know that maca has an aphrodisiac effect on some, just like asparagus or chocolate? To intensify the effect, add 1 or 2 tsp of Ashwagandha powder and nutmeg or saffron and cardamon to the blend. Be warned and enjoy :) Ingredients: 3/4 C raw cacao powder 3/4 C cacao nibs ( add more if you...

✰ Recipe: How to make healthy no-bake chocolate brownies ✰

BROWNIES that are actually good for you?
It doesn’t get much better than that .. hang on.. CHOCOLATE Brownies that are good for you? Yes, that’s indeed better… and… DELICIOUS Chocolate Brownies that are good for you? Oh yeah, now that cannot be topped.. unless it’s nobake. And, yeah! These brownies thick that box as well 🙂
BROWNIES die gut sind für Dich?
Wellness-Brownies quasi? Viel besser geht’s wohl nicht.. ausser… SCHOKO-Brownies die gesund sind? JA, das ist noch besser… und KÖSTLICHE Schoko Brownies die gut für Dich sind? Oh yeah, das lässt sich nicht toppen.. ausser ich muss nicht mal backen.. Und JAAHAA!! diese Brownies sind *ohne Backen
in 5 Minuten essbereit 🙂

20 amazing uses for coconut oil!

Have you ever wondered what else this delicious coconut oil that’s been sitting in your kitchen for ages could be good for?
Well, aside being a great addition to your diet, and an excellent replacement for butter, aside the fact that coconut oil can help with all kinds of health issues (such as eczema, hot flushes, lice, cramps & heavy blood flow during menstruation, mononucleosis, flaky skin, acid reflux, energy levels, cholesterol, chronic fatigue, mental clarity, depression, inflammation, candida, asthma, autism, alzheimer, circulation and more), this amazing stuff offers even more!Hast Du Dich schon jemals gefragt, was Du mit diesem köstlichen Kokosöl, das seit Ewigkeiten in Deiner Küche herumsitzt, noch tun könntest?
Nun, abgesehen davon dass Kokosbutter oder Kokosöl eine großartige Ergänzung in Deiner Ernährung und ein ausgezeichneter Ersatz für Butter ist, abgesehen davon, dass Kokosöl bei allen möglichen Gesundheitsproblemen helfen kann (zb Ekzeme, Hitzewallungen, Läuse, Krämpfe und starke Monatsblutungen, Mononukleose, schuppige Haut, Aufstoßen, Energie, Cholesterin, chronische Müdigkeit, geistige Klarheit, Depression, Entzündungen, Candida, Asthma, Autismus, Alzheimer, Kreislauf und mehr), bietet dieser Tausendsassa noch viel mehr!

Laura de Nooijer, Chocolatier and founder of Lovechock

Today we are interviewing someone who most of you would probably like to have as their best friend.
Why? Because she makes raw chocolates, and she makes them so good that they have been selling successfully for several years.
Heute ist jemand zum Interview da den die meisten von euch wohl gerne als beste Freundin haben würden.
Warum? Sie macht RohSchokolade, und sie macht sie dermaßen gut dass ihre Schokolade seit einigen Jahren sogar ausgesprochen erfolgreich zum Verkauf angeboten wird.

Recipe: Warm Chocolate Milk

Raw Chef, Speaker and Health Coach Melanie Maria starts her day the sweet way, with a delicious raw yet warm chocolate milk.
RohKöchin, Eventsprecherin und Heilpraktikerin Melanie Maria beginnt ihren Tag am liebsten süß, mit einem köstlichen rohen aber dennoch warmen Kakao.

Pomegranate Pumpkin cookies

These are autumnal pumpkin cookies, sweet and spicy with cinnamon, allspice, cloves, ginger and nutmeg. Pomegranate is mixed in for a splash of color. Alternatively, you could also stir in some chocolate chips.. mmmmh! Sugar-free, lactose-free, gluten-free - but full of flavor, vegan and a great alternative for conscious gourmets approximately 30 cookies Ingredients: 1...

Chocolate Cherry Mini Pie

Chocolate Cherry Mini Pie Raw vegan creamy chocolate cherry heaven - a little bit like Blackforest Cherry Cake, just without any dairy, white sugar or flour. Makes 6-8 pies Ingredients: Base: 1/2 C almonds, ground 1/2 C coconut flakes 1/4 C dates, chopped or 2 TBSP date paste 1 pinch vanilla 1 pinch salt Filling:...

Black & White Mini Cake

for a cake with 3 layers and a 8 cm diameter ( 3 inch) Ingredients: Cake: 1/2 C almonds, ground 1/4 C hazelnuts, ground 1/4 C coconut flakes, ground 3 TBSP carob or cacao or a mix 1 tsp Mesquite (optional) 1 pinch Vanilla 1 pinch salt 7 dates, de-stoned and soaked 1/4 C soaking...

Recipe: Blue Velvet Chocolate Smoothie

This Smoothie is amazing, velvety, chocolatey, sweet! You would never ever guess it is actually a green smoothie in disguise! But once you know how to make a perfect smoothie every single time, it is too easy to sneak in greens in almost any recipe. Ingredients for the blue chocolate smoothie: 1 C water 1.5...

Raw Cacao

Chocolate in its original form. The cacao tree (Theobroma cacao, literally: food of the gods) and its fruit were considered sacred food in the culture of the Maya and Aztecs and in Mexico, cacao beans were used as currency until the early 20th Century.   Why is raw cacao healthy? Raw cacao is an excellent...

Apricot Blue Ice Dream

Apricots are amongst my favorite fruit, and blended to ice cream this is simply heaven.   Ingredients for this raw vegan ice cream dream: 1 C almond milk 1/2 C cashews, soaked 1 C blueberries 1 apricot, chopped 2 TBSP coconut butter 3 TBSP agave 2 cm ginger 1 pinch of salt How to make...

Recipe: Pim’s Choc-Orange-Ice Cream

PIM's Orange-Chocolate Biscuits have always been one of my favourites. That combination of dark chocolate and orange freshness is just genius. This recipe for raw vegan ice cream has exactly those flavours - enjoy. makes approximately 1 liter Ingredients for this chocolate orange ice cream dream: 1 young coconut, liquid and jelly 1 cup macadamia 3...

Truffle Bliss Balls

makes approximately 42 balls Ingredients: 2 cups almonds, raw (and ideally soaked and dehydrated), finely ground 1/2 C carob, ground 1 C coconut flakes 1 pinch salt 200ml agave sirup 4cl olive oil 1 pinch salt Coconut flakes to roll the  balls in. Instructions: Mix almonds, carob, coconut flakes and salt in a mixing bowl. Roll into...

Recipe for Raw Vegan Mousse Au Chocolat!

RECIPE FOR RAW VEGAN CHOCOLATE MOUSSE   Ingredients: 1 avocado, pitted and peeled 6 dates, pitted 3 TBSP cacao 50ml nut milk or water optional: 1/4 vanilla bean 1 pinch of sea salt Preparation: Mix all ingredients in a high speed blender, add water little by little until the consistency is creamy. Either enjoy straight away or -...