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Apple And Fresh Date Crumble Recipe. Apple Spice Fruit Dip. Chocolate Almond Ice Cream - 1 Million Kilo Challenge! In January 2012, 1 Million Kilo Challenge helped nearly 135,000 Australians take part in the biggest health and wellbeing initiative ever undertaken.

Chocolate Almond Ice Cream - 1 Million Kilo Challenge!

Over 10 weeks, Aussies pledged to lose 1.65 million kilos from their collective waistline and raised nearly $140,000 for charity. And so, back by popular demand, we're re-releasing the 10 week menu plan that helped motivate you to get organised, eat healthier and feel happier. Week by week, they're making a comeback - get started below with Week 1!

If you're already a Weigh It Up member, you can view the menus in the 1MKC Menus area of your member dashboard, or if you haven't already registered, sign up now! Get recipes & articles straight to your inbox! We are discussing... Chocolate Green Tea Pudding. Sometimes when I try to come up with a new recipe, it doesn’t work out so well.

Chocolate Green Tea Pudding

These were supposed to be truffles. But I messed with the conversions a little and ended up with not-so-solid chocolate mousse. Adding almond flour didn’t help either. What’s a girl to do? I ate them as pudding. Probably would work out just as well if you didn’t add the almond flour, but that’s protein. As for the green tea, the chocolate really overpowers the flavor. By the way, this recipe is adapted from one of my favorite French Canadian language recipe books: Cuisiner avec les Aliments contre le Cancer. Dairy free macadamia nut kale sundried tomato superfood pesto. Hello friends!

dairy free macadamia nut kale sundried tomato superfood pesto

Lately Gary has been a little obsessed with pesto. I am also a fan of some good pesto. I have to usually make my own as the store bought ones contain dairy. even better! A plus side to making things yourself. Michelle and I have made a lot of sauces and spreads here on the blog. carrot cheez sauce anyone, what about beet hummus, or our pink kraut pepper dressing or our avocado miso dressing. the list could go on. we just love throwing things into a blender and seeing what happens. that usually is how most of our sauces are made. now the base of this pesto is from macadamia nuts which I know are expensive. we do not buy them that often and when we do it is a nice treat. in addition to the lovely mac nuts I threw some kale in there for some additional health benefits. kale is one of my ‘superfoods’ so if I find a right recipe to add it to…I do.

Honey Roasted "Nuts" (Chickpeas) Recipe. Place chickpeas on a clean kitchen towel and allow to air dry, about 15 minutes.

Honey Roasted "Nuts" (Chickpeas) Recipe

Meanwhile, preheat toaster oven to 350 F (or conventional oven to 325 F). Grease your cookie sheet or toaster oven tray, or line with parchment paper (preferred method). Transfer dry chickpeas on the sheet, making sure to line them up in single layer with no overlap. Lightly spray with cooking spray and bake 30 to 35 minutes, until crunchy. Meanwhile, whisk all remaining ingredients together, except for raw sugar, in a medium mixing bowl and set aside. How to Make a Raw Vegan Brownie: 8 steps (with pictures) How to Make Vegan Chocolate Mousse: 5 steps. Edit. Incredible Carrot Muffins. Jaffa Blancmange with poached prunes - 1 Million Kilo Challenge!

No Bake Granola Cakes — Healthful Pursuit - StumbleUpon. Big changes are happening over on my workouts page and even bigger changes are happening with my marathon training plans.

No Bake Granola Cakes — Healthful Pursuit - StumbleUpon

February has been a challenge for me, I was losing muscle, motivation, and forgetting why I began running in the first place. My passion was slowly exiting. Oatmeal-Raisin Breakfast Cookies. Haven’t you always wanted to eat cookies for breakfast??

Oatmeal-Raisin Breakfast Cookies

These sugar free cookies are filled with wholesome ingredients like bananas, oats, and raisins. See? Totally acceptable for breakfast. Or lunch. Mmm sure, why not? Normally, my goal is to make my healthy dessert recipes not taste healthy. For that, I recommend my popular Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies. But if you’re used to the taste of healthy desserts—and maybe even if you’re not—these incredibly healthy oatmeal-raisin cookies might just be your newest-favorite cookies!

(gluten-free) Also found here: Sugar-Free Recipes. 1/2 cup rolled oatsscant 1/2 cup applesauce or over-ripe banana (mashed)1/4 cup nut butter of choice (I used salted peanut butter)1/4 tsp cinnamon1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract3 tbsp raisins (or other dried fruit, or even chocolate chips)1/16 tsp salt, plus a tiny pinch more if desired (taste dough to decide)1 packet stevia if using applesauce version (or 1 tablespoon sugar.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Raw, Vegan Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting. If this post doesn’t make you guys smile, I don’t know what will.

Raw, Vegan Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Those right there are by far the daintiest, pretties, and tastiest raw treats I have ever made. And the beauty of it all is that they weren’t even hard. It all started on Friday, when I had dinner with Valerie at LPQ. It is by now a tradition that, every time I see Valerie, she brings me a bag of her extra frozen juice pulp, because she knows that I’ll put it to good use in crackers, breads, and wraps. This time, she outdid herself: I was actually hard to carry that home. One of the perks of this particular bag was that Valerie had separated all of the carrot pulp away from the other pulp.