Oats and Green smoothie Energy balls

As usual, I didn’t plan to make these cute little energy balls. I really just wanted to make a nice green smoothie. But here, this is what I came up with…

Just so you know, they taste really nice and are super healthy! (Apart from the maple syrup)

INGREDIENTS

1 cup of oats (blended into flour)

1/4 cup of oats (whole)

2 tablespoons of Maple Syrup

3 tablespoons of Chia seeds

3 tablespoons of melted coconut oil

1 tablespoons of VEGAN dark chocolate sauce – or make your own. But that is kind of long when all you want to do is hurry up so you can eat them.

4 tablespoons of the green smoothie from my previous post (This basically replaces the milk as well as giving the energy balls a greenish colour)

INSTRUCTIONS

Probably the most easiest recipe.

  1. Add and mix all of the above ingredients, including the 4 tablespoons of green smoothie, into a bowl.
  2. Using your hands, combine the ingredients together until it forms into dough. If you find that your dough is quite dry, add a little bit more of the green smoothie into it. Alternatively, just use milk.
  3. Roll into little balls.
  4. Top with the chocolate syrup and then leave in the fridge for a few hours.

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Dates and Banana chocolate cake

I admit, I actually had no idea what I was doing whilst making this cake. But somehow that’s when it ends up being better because you have no expectations.

So the day before making this, I made some vegan chocolate brownies (coming soon) and had left over chocolate sauce that I did not want to go to waste because it tasted like heaven šŸ˜ Also had 2 bananas that were so so soft and I would have no eaten them like that. So here it is…

INGREDIENTS

2 cups of oats

2-3 bananas

1 cup of gluten free self raising flour

 

For the chocolate sauce

2 bars of dark chocolate

1 cup of almond milk

 

For the dates topping

1 Cup of dates

1 cup of almond milk

2 large tbsp of vanilla soy yogurt

1/2 cup dried banana


DIRECTIONS

1. Firstly pour the self raising flour, oats and chopped bananas into a bowl

2. Melt the dark chocolate by heating up 1 cup of almond milk into a bowl using the microwave. Once heated, put the chocolate into the milk and stir until melted an combined together.

3. Pour the chocolate sauce into the bowl with your oats and flour and stir. If it’s too lump add some more almond milk.

4. That’s it! Pour your mixture into a non stick cooking tin and top with some bananas and dates.

5. Cook on low heat for 40-50 minutes

Now for the date topping. Mmmm…

1. Chop the dates into little pieces and put into the blender.

2. Add almond milk and vanilla yogurt to it.

3. Blend until thick and smooth. If it ends up quite runny just add more dates, the dates will thicken it up.

Once your cake is cooked, leave it to cool down before putting your date topping over it. Decorate with dried banana and place into fridge xx

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Coconut, White Chocolate, lemon and Pistachio Fudge

Just typing the name of this is making me crave it. Okay so I made this just before turning completely vegan hence the white chocolate…


INGREDIENTSĀ 

2 large bars of White chocolate

3-4 cups of Desiccated coconut

1/4 cup of maple syrup/Agave nectar

2 large lemons (For juice and zest)

Ā As many Pistachios as you like (For topping)

2 tbsp of Vegan Butter

1 tbsp of Coconut oil


DIRECTIONS

  1. First thing you want to do is blend the desiccated coconut until it gets really silky and smooth. Set aside.
  2. Put some oil onto a frying pan along with the vegan butter. Once melted, throw in your white chocolate and heat until it melts.
  3. Add the melted white chocolate into the blender with your liquified coconut. Add the lemon juice from your 2 lemons and then the zest – Just grate the skin of the lemon over the blender to make your life easier. Blend it until very smooth and thick.
  4. Evenly pour into a non stick baking tin and top with some pistachios, making sure you flatten the fudge as you go along. Put into a fridge for 30 minutes until it hardens.

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If you are anything like me and have a sweet sweeeeeeeet tooth, you’re gonna love it!

 

xxx