GINGER BLISS BALLS.
1 cup of cashews (or other nuts or seeds)
1 cup of dried dates
1 cup coconut (plus more for rolling)
1-2 tbsps of ground ginger
1 cup cooked kumara
1. Place all ingredients in the food processor and blitz till fully combined, roughly 2-3 minutes.
2. Roll into balls and if desired toss in extra coconut (either desiccated or shredded coconut), crushed nuts, or leave them plain.
3. Keep them in the fridge or freezer till required.
Such a versatile recipe... play around with it as you wish...
1 frozen banana (peeled first)
1-2 tbsp coconut cream or almond milk
1/2 cup frozen blueberries, or raspberries, frozen feijoa pulp (optional)
1. Blend in a food processor until nice a creamy.
2. Serve in a bowl, added extras to serve include, cinnamon, fresh banana, fresh fejioa, few frozen fruit pieces, nuts, seeds, chia seeds.
**You may need to let your frozen fruit sit for 5-10 minutes before blitzing, depending on the power of your mixer**
KUMARA CHOCOLATE BLISS BALLS.
One of my favourite bliss ball recipes!
1 cup of dried dates (soften, sit in boiling water for 10-15 minutes, drain)
1 cup cashews (or other nuts or seeds)
1/2 cup cocoa
1/2 cup shredded coconut (plus more for rolling)
1 cup boiled or roasted kumara
Add all ingredients to the food processor, blitz until combined, stopping occasionally to push the mixture down.
Add water if needed, I added 2 tbsp, you may need more or none at all
Roll in extra shredded coconut.
Store in the fridge or freezer till required.
RICH CHOCOLATE MOUSSE.
1 & 1/2 medium avocados
2/3 cup frozen blueberries + 1/3 cup
1/4 cup cocoa
1 tbsp of pure maple sugar or honey
*Place everything in the food processor and blitzed until combined. Serve with extra blueberries on top.
This served 4 of us, it is very rich, you don't need much to hit the chocolate craving spot!
I hope you enjoy, my kids loved it.
BAKED APPLE WEDGES.
Simply chop the apples into smallish wedges, coat in lemon juice and a splash of vanilla.
Cook for 20-25 minutes at 180C. Once out of the oven sprinkled with cinnamon.
BERRY & BANANA ICECREAM (DAIRY FREE).
1/2 medium sized banana
1/2 cup frozen blueberries
1/2 cup frozen raspberries
1 egg white (optional - makes it nice and fluffy)
1 tbsp Coconut Yogurt*
Add all the ingredients into a food processor, blitz until combined.
*Note: I used Doctors Choice Coconut Yogurt, from Regent New World in Whangarei.