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

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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

Pumpkin Soup

Creamy pumpkin soup : a perfect way to keep warm during the cold autumn and winter seasons. Made with pumpkin, sweet potato and carrots , this soup is both tasty and filling

Pumpkin Soup

After recently trying out a new and rather delicious Pumpkin Pie-Flavoured Smoothie recipe, I had plenty more of pumpkin left, which I decided to turn into a tasty, creamy soup.

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nourishing hair mask

Nourishing Mask for Damaged or Falling Hair

The main ingredient of this hair mask (though by no means the only beneficial one) is coconut oil, which contains vitamins and minerals (Vitamins E and K, as well as iron).

Coconut oil has been used since ancient times for hair grooming in India and in many other parts of the world throughout the years, predominately in countries such as Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Burma, Malaysia, Philippines and parts of the Caribbean where coconut is more abundant. Continue reading