hazelnut and coconut energy truffles

Hazelnut and Coconut Energy Truffles

DeLICIOUS ENERGY TRUFFLES MADE WITH HAZELNUTS, cacao, flaxseed and coconut – a perfect snack to boost your energy levels when you most need it

This is a very quick and easy to make recipe. The energy truffles are a great choice for picnics, as energy fuel before or after exercise and as a healthy sweet treat. They are gluten free and vegan-friendly. Continue reading

crunchy hazelnut spread, homemade nutella

CRUNCHY HAZELNUT SPREAD

Delicious crunchy hazelnut spread – best enjoyed on toast or with apple slices as a snack.

Hazelnuts are an excellent source of protein and energy. They contain complex carbohydrates and dietary fibre and are a great source of vitamins and minerals such as B- vitamins, Vitamin E, and the minerals manganese, potassium, calcium, magnesium, copper, iron and zinc. Hazelnuts, also known as filbert nuts or cobnuts, are low in sodium and sugar and are high in mono-unsaturated fats which, research has shown. can help to lower cholesterol and promote a healthy cardiovascular system. Continue reading

matcha green tea energy balls

Matcha Green Tea Energy Balls

Tasty energy balls made with a mix of oatmeal, nuts, seeds, shredded coconut, honey, dates and matcha green tea powder. Perfect energy-pick-me-up or pre-workout snack.

Having recently researched the benefits of matcha, in addition to having the pure tea, I was curious to also try a few different recipes that incorporate this health boosting ingredient.

After preparing the energy balls I was extremely pleased with the outcome. Not only do they taste delicious , but they are also highly nutritious and very filling. Continue reading

Green smoothie recipe

Green Smoothie Heaven

Delicious Spinach,avocado and banana Smoothie topped with fresh mango, kiwi, and tropical fruit granola

As we know starting the day with a good, nutritious breakfast is important. I love to experiment with different smoothie recipes and if you ask me, they all taste delicious!  My most recent experiment was particularly good. In fact, too good not to share! Continue reading