Gluten and Dairy Free Raw Chocolates

serves / makes 10 chocolates
5 prep time
5 mins cooking time

Description

These really are guilt free chocolates at only 30 calories per treat and raw chocolate is also packed full of nutrients. If that wasn’t enough all the ingredients in these raw chocolates are naturally gluten and dairy free making them perfect for people on a ‘free from’ diet.

Enjoy!

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Ingredients

  • 50g raw cacao butter
  • 3 tablespoons raw cacao powder
  • 2 tablespoons agave syrup
  • anything you wish to top your chocolate with, I used peanuts and cranberries

Method

  • Melt the cacao butter in a bowl over a pan of boiling water

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  • Turn the heat off but keep the bowl over the pan of hot water
  • Add the cacao powder and agave syrup and whisk until smooth and well combined

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  • Pour into chocolate moulds or I used mini paper cases
  • Place in the freezer for 10 minutes, then remove and top with your chosen decorations
  • Return to the freezer for a further 10 minutes until fully set

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  • The chocolates are best kept refrigerated and used within 5 days

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Gluten and Dairy Free Green Tea, Banana and Berry Smoothie

serves / makes 1 large cup
0 prep time
0 mins cooking time

Description

While it hasn’t been scientifically proven there has been a lot of chat about the health benefits of green tea. Claims have been made that it can boost weight loss, reduce cholesterol, combat cardiovascular disease and prevent cancer. Just incase any of these claims are true, here is a gluten and dairy free smoothie recipe using green tea as it is base.

Enjoy!

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Ingredients

  • 2 green teabags
  • 200ml boiled water
  • 3 tablespoons mixed berries
  • 2 teaspoons agave nectar or honey
  • 1 ripe banana

Method

  1. Leave the teabags to infuse into the boiling water for 3 minutes
  2. Remove the teabags and allow to cool, I do this by using a bit less water and then adding some ice-cubes
  3. Place the berries, agave, banana and green tea in a blender and blitz until smooth

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Gluten and Dairy Free Baked Apples

serves / makes 2 apples
25 prep time
25 mins cooking time

Description

Ingredients

  • 2 eating apples
  • handful of sultanas
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dairy free spread

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180oC
  2. Core each of the apples
  3. In a small bowl mix together the sultanas, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger and lemon juice
  4. Stuff the core of the apples with the sultana mix
  5. Place a spot of dairy free spread on top of each apple
  6. Bake in the centre of the oven for 25 minutes

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Gluten, Grain and Dairy Free Healthy Chocolate Cookies

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I saw someone making a chocolate and avocado sauce on television and was instantly intrigued. I decided to have a go at making gluten, grain and dairy free cookies using avocado as the base.

Trust me I haven’t gone mad it does actually taste amazing, the result is a soft, sticky cookie that feels like it should be really bad for you!

Enjoy!

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Gluten, Grain and Dairy Free Healthy Chocolate Cookies Recipe