Healthy Chocolate Sauce

This recipe only uses unsweetened raw cacao powder which is naturally packed with antioxidants. It’s heart-healthy and contains none of that added sugars. Win! You can get raw cacao powder at the organic section of supermarkets (Village Grocer, Jaya Grocer) and even regular bakery shops. If you can only find cocoa powder, that works fine too. Use this chocolate sauce as you would with the store-bought ones. Drizzle over your smoothies, ice-cream, cakes, fruits – anything at all! Ingredients: 4 tbsp raw unsweetened cacao powder 1-2 tbsp pure honey or maple syrup 4-5 tbsp coconut oil (gradually add the oil while mixing and stop when you’ve reached your desired consistency) Directions: Mix the raw cacao powder and sweetener into a bowl....

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Fluffy Pancakes

If you love breakfast, you gotta love pancakes! This recipe is highly versatile and forgiving, just follow this simple 1:1 ratio and you will get fluffy pancakes in no time. Ingredients: 1 cup flour (I use organic whole-wheat flour here) 1 cup plant milk (oat, almond, rice or hazelnut milk) 1 large egg (separate egg yolk from egg white) 1 tsp baking powder Pinch of salt Toppings: Homemade raspberry jam Granola Organic honey/maple syrup Other options – fresh fruits, nuts, seeds, coconut flakes Directions: 1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients (except egg white) and mix until batter is smooth. 2. In a separate bowl, whisk egg white to stiff peaks and gently fold into the batter. Do not overwork the...

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Almond Chia Pudding

A perfect pick-me-up for a weekend. I personally love making chia pudding because it’s one of the most versatile and effortless breakfasts to put together. All there is to do is mix, blend, dress and serve! I recently made this almond chia pudding with kiwi, sliced granny apples, dried cranberries and homemade granola. It was more of a clean-your-fridge day, so don’t worry if you don’t have all the ingredients listed below. Simply substitute one or two of them with what you have at home (other types of milk, fresh fruits, maple syrup) and you’ll have a similar outcome. Ingredients: 1/4 cup baby oats 1/2-3/4 cup almond milk (add gradually if needed) 1 1/2 tbsp chia seeds 2 tbsp almond butter 1 tbsp...

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