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

why you should drink green smoothies

3 REASONS WHY I DRINK GREEN SMOOTHIES & WHY YOU SHOULD TOO…

It is well known how important green vegetables are to any healthy diet. However, sitting down in front of a salad every day can get old and stale, no matter how inventive you get with your recipes. Lucky for you, there is another amazing and delicious way to get all those vegetable servings you need.

Green smoothies are currently a hot topic with the health and wellness crowd. These convenient and nutritious snacks or meals in drink form can be made from an enormous variety of different healthy ingredients, and the resulting smoothies can range from thick to thin, sour to bitter and spicy to sweet, depending on the exact recipe you use.

Here are 3 reasons why I drink green smoothies and why you should too!

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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