background preloader


Facebook Twitter

Salted Chocolate–Tahini Bliss Balls Recipe. Gluten-Free Dark Chocolate Kahlua Dessert. The following post was originally featured on Running to the Kitchen and written by Gina Matsoukas, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.

Gluten-Free Dark Chocolate Kahlua Dessert

These grain free, gluten free dark chocolate Kahlua coffee bites are like biting into a decadent truffle except without the guilt. In operation "pantry overhaul" last weekend I realized I had approximately 7 bags of coconut flour, 5 bags of miscellaneous nut flours and 8 jars of nut butters (hi, I hoard Trader Joe's cashew butter like it might go out of stock at any given moment) shoved into the bottom corners of my pantry. Excessive much? In an effort to feel less chaotic about my life, everything went into glass and plastic containers and all the excess went into boxes on the storage shelves in the basement. I've written a list of all the stuff down there that I now keep on the fridge so I'm reminded to not buy more when I finish whatever is upstairs and work my way through the stash. Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Protein Balls. As if you thought you made every healthy pumpkin recipe you could possibly make this Fall, here's another one to blow your Autumn-recipe-loving mind.

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Protein Balls

These protein balls have all the warm spices you adore from a pumpkin pie, but with 77 calories per bite, you can satisfy your cravings without succumbing to that ever-annoying holiday weight gain. This recipe offers a healthy dose of protein and fiber, but since these cookie-dough-like balls are rolled in chopped chocolate chips and pumpkin seeds, this snack feels more like a treat. You can whip up a batch and store them in your fridge to enjoy whether you need to refuel after a tough workout (two balls equal 148 calories and offer 6.8 grams of protein and 3.4 grams of fiber) or to quench your insatiable sweet tooth.

Plus it's dairy and gluten free! Energy Bites Recipe with Blueberries and Cashews. Lemon Coconut Protein Balls. Feeling like you're ready for Summer weather to arrive already?

Lemon Coconut Protein Balls

Here's a summery-tasting, refreshing snack you can whip up in under 20 minutes. These lemon protein balls are made with just five ingredients: raw almonds, vanilla protein powder, juicy dates, lemon juice, and unsweetened coconut. How simple is that? Related: 7 Protein Ball Recipes. Carrot Cake Protein Balls. Have your (carrot) cake and eat it too, but without all the calories and fat found in a traditional sugary slice.

Carrot Cake Protein Balls

These no-bake protein balls are sweet, nutty, and soft, and they're cake-like without a drop of flour. Made with raw cashews, pecans, dates, raw carrot, rolled oats, and unsweetened coconut, each 88-calorie snack offers 3.3 grams of protein. These vegan and gluten-free bites are a cinch to whip up in your food processor. Salted Peanut Protein Balls. Crunchy on the outside.

Salted Peanut Protein Balls

Soft and chewy on the inside. We apologize, but you probably won't be able to stop reaching for these salted peanut protein balls. It's OK, because at just 61 calories per ball, these treats make a great snack before or after a workout. Each ball offers 2.4 grams of protein and 1.1 grams of fiber, and because they're portable, you can pack some along for long bike rides or hikes for a quick pick-me-up. Acai Cacao Truffles - Bowsessed™ Chocolate Raspberry Truffles (Vegan, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Refined-Sugar-Free)

I’ve always loved Valentine’s Day — it’s an excuse to tell the people you love that you love them while munching on chocolate and surrounding yourself with roses.

Chocolate Raspberry Truffles (Vegan, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Refined-Sugar-Free)

I love to make treats for all of my loved ones instead of giving them the sugar and artificial-flavor-filled chocolates that come in boxes. These Chocolate Raspberry Truffles are a perfect, love-inducing dessert, designed to nourish your loved ones while also providing that special treat filling. Key Lime Pistachio Truffles from The Clean Dish.

Healthy Snack: Raw Mexican Hot Chocolate Energy Bites. These energy bites are one of my favorite on-the-go treats — they're packed with protein, fiber, good fat and antioxidants.

Healthy Snack: Raw Mexican Hot Chocolate Energy Bites

They also have mega metabolism boosting and blood sugar stabilizing properties from the cayenne and cinnamon. They're paleo, raw, gluten-free and can be made vegan — and (oh yeah!) They taste amazing! Smooth and sweet with a kick of spice, they're equally perfect as a: Dessert (I often bring them to dinner parties, and even my non health-conscious friends devour them).Afternoon pick me up.Awesome travel snack (they're TSA friendly and keep perfectly at room temperature). Mexican Hot Chocolate Energy Bites Makes 20 Ingredients 1 cup walnuts1/4 cup pumpkin seeds2 tablespoons sesame seeds6 Medjool dates, pitted1 teaspoon ghee or coconut oil3 tablespoons cocoa powder1 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon ginger1/2 teaspoon vanilla powderGenerous pinch each of cayenne, black pepper and paprika2 teaspoon maple syrup Preparation 1. 2. Photo courtesy of the author. Raw Cacao and Walnut Truffle Bites. These decadent cacao and walnut truffles are like small bites of heaven.

Raw Cacao and Walnut Truffle Bites

They’re insanely delicious, just so unbelievably rich, gooey chocolatey. Filled with crunchy bites of walnuts, hazelnuts and chia and subtle hints of coconut oil and cinnamon. Just wow. So many incredible flavours in each mouthful. Raw maqui, cashew + lime bites. Right in the middle of book writing my friend gave me the coolest gift, ever.

raw maqui, cashew + lime bites

(Note to anyone ever wanting to buy me a gift, don't waste your money on anything else other than cookbooks and foodie treats. I'm easily pleased). The gift consisted of a bag full of Loving Earth goodies that her mum had bought for herself in the hopes that her super-sensitive system would cope with them, but alas it was not meant to be. For her anyway, for me it meant only good things. Raw apricot, dark chocolate + coconut bites recipe, crazy news and your chance to win 1 of 5 copies of my book! Last night I stayed up late, watching some crap on telly to stop me from checking my emails every two seconds.

raw apricot, dark chocolate + coconut bites recipe, crazy news and your chance to win 1 of 5 copies of my book!

At around 11pm I gave up and went to bed, hoping the morning would bring the news I'd been hoping for. A little over an hour later I was awoken by Kye wanting a drink of water. As I grabbed his drink bottle from the fridge I had a quick check of my emails. Two minutes before, the email had come through. Espresso & Oat Truffles. © 2009 Green Kitchen Stories We have been really obsessed with different kind of sweets and truffles this last month before Christmas.

We’ll promise to contribute with more proper dinner recipes next year! But while it’s still 2009 we continue our Sweets-Without-Sugar-Crusade, how sweet is that?! Oat Truffles are a Classic Christmas treat in Denmark, here we’ve made our version with espresso, rolled oats and dates instead of butter and sugar. Try them, they’ll make a perfect match to the Warm Christmas Glogg! Blueberry Lemon Energy Bites. Surprise! I have a new favorite snack. I know I say “favorite” way to often here but I just can’t help myself. I don’t post recipes we aren’t totally stoked about and these energy bites are no exception. Whenever hunger strikes in the farm fields we can whip out a few of these bites to power us through. Banana Bread Energy Bites. When I tell anyone about the way I eat one of the first questions they ask is what do you snack on? Snacking can be tricky with a totally clean lifestyle as basically all shop bought snacks are out, however the list of what I snack on is still so long and so delicious – dates and dried figs dipped in almond butter, fruit and veggie juices, deliciously creamy berry smoothies, homemade hummus and crudités, tangy guacamole with flax chips, cheesy kale chips, raw brownies… the list goes on forever.

The thing about all of these awesome snacks though is that they aren’t very on-the-go friendly – eating guacamole on a bus isn’t always a very pretty site – which is where my energy bites come in. They are so delicious, so portable, so easy to make and so energising. I’m sure you all know why bananas and almonds are so good for you with all of their awesome health-enhancing vitamins and minerals, especially plant protein, potassium, fibre. Makes about 30 bites. Raw Chocolate Hazelnut Truffles Recipe. The problem with working from home is that the kitchen is a powerful distraction. Oftentimes I’ll be typing away, working on an assignment, fielding email, or straightening up notes from an interview or field trip, and a wonderfully seductive thought will pop into my head.

“Should I start slicing zucchini for roasting tonight?” Or: “How about I spatchcock a chicken and try a new marinade for it?” Or maybe: “Will the apples that the neighbor’s daughter brought from her garden keep for much longer, or should I hurry up and make Gâteau de Mamy?” And also: “Boy, do I wish I had some raw chocolate truffles to nibble on!” Carrot Cake Snow Balls - She's In The GlowShe's In The Glow. I had no excuse not to experiment in my kitchen while snowed this weekend thanks to good ol’ #Jonas. Luckily, I planned in advance and made sure to stock my pantry with plenty of healthy ingredients I could play with during the blizzard.

The first thing on my list was this carrot cake bites recipe I tried at Nama in London. The only problem was, I vowed to give up processed sugar in 2016, so I couldn’t totally copy the delicious recipe. I’m also in the 3rd week of the Clean Program, so even “healthy” sweeteners like maple syrup, agave nectar, brown rice syrup and honey were off limits. These boundaries forced me to get even more creative. Pistachio coconut truffles. Raw lemon goji berry bites. Seven Minute Choco-Almond Truffles. Apricot-Pistachio-Cherry Bites recipe on Food52. Summer at the Arctic Circle + A Recipe for Coconut Balls. Golubka Kitchen. August 14th, 2010 Paloma turned two on Friday, and we can hardly believe how fast time flies. Last year, for her first birthday, we had a big party with lots of guests and even more food. I believe we started cooking a whole week before the date in order to get everything prepared! This time was very different. We just returned from Chicago (will write about that soon) and simply had no time for putting together a party.

Raw almond coconut cacao nib bites. Wake up in the middle of the night. Where are my goggles? Find them under Thom’s elbow; lift it up, snatch them back, put them over my big head. Roll over to check the time. It’s 4:47. It’s always 4:47. AROMATHERAPEUTIC Hand & Body Care Hard-working, naturally derived ingredients and essential oils provide a fresh and clean approach. Wait a minute. Jump with joy. Notes: I’ve got to admit – it’s taken me almost a year (gasp!) RAW ALMOND COCONUT CACAO NIB BITES1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 3/4 cup raw almonds, dividedPinch of Himalayan salt 8 medjool dates, pitted3 tbsp raw almond milk (or water)1/4 cup cacao nibsIn a food processor fitted with the S blade, blend the coconut, 1/2 cup of the almonds, and sea salt into a fine meal.

Cinnamon Sweet Potato Truffles. There’s no other root vegetable I love more than sweet potatoes, sweet, ooey-gooey soft and caramelized sweet potatoes. Cinnamon Sweet Potato Truffles captures the versatility of sweet potatoes as this dish is primarily a dessert instead of the familiar savory preparation we normally see with this root vegetable. Chocolate Black Bean Truffles. Raw Cashew Lemon Drops + Cleansing. 17 Vegan Holiday Desserts & Drinks. Creamy Dreamy Peppermint Patties (Vegan + GF) Rose Hip Christmas Truffles. Raw Cacao Superfood Truffles. Raw Cacao Balls Recipe SheSaid. Raw Mayan Truffles Recipe. Peanut Butter Pong Balls. Chili & Chocolate Truffles.