Desserts

Berry Delight- this delicious dessert is quick and easy and tastes divine- you can let you children eat it safe in the knowledge it’s actually doing them good.

Base

100g ground almonds (mineral rich and help keep heart healthy) 100g desiccated coconut 50g pitted dates (slow release energy) 2 tbs local honey or maple syrup ( local honey is anti viral)

Berry Top

200g mixed berries (frozen are fine) (high in anti oxidants boosting immunity) 2 tbs coconut oil (anti-viral and anti-bacterial) 2 tbs honey (sweeten to taste)

Cream

100g pre soaked and drained cashew nuts (high in calcium) 1/4 tin coconut milk 1tsp vanilla (good for nervous exhaustion) 2 tbs honey/maple syrup or coconut sugar

In a food processor place the nuts and coconut and grind to almost a powder, then add the dates and blend again till dates are in small pieces, finally add the honey and blend again. The mixture should have a sticky texture to it. This needs to be pressed into a pan or muffin tin to make a biscuit like crust, then placed in the fridge to set for 15 minutes

Place all the ingredients for the berry layer into the food processor and blend till smooth, pour this onto of the crust layer and again place in the fridge to set for 15 minutes.

To make the top cream layer drain off water that the cashews have been soaking in and place the nuts into the food processor, blend till they are in small pieces then add the coconut milk, vanilla and honey.

Blend for a few minutes then stop to scrape all the bits from the side and blend again for another few minutes till the mixtures begins to stiffen. Place a small spoonful on the top of the dessert, or alternatively you can make a creamy top layer. Place in the fridge to set for 15minutes then serve.

Raw Apple Pie

Base

100g ground almonds 100g desiccated coconut 100g dates 1 tbs molasses 1/2 inch knob of ginger

Blend the almonds and coconut to a fine powder then add the dates and finally the molasses. It should all form a sticky ball. Spread this out at the bottom of your pie or silicone dish making sure to push it up the sides to make a pie crust shape and place in the fridge to set.

Apple layer

5 apples 1 cup of coconut sugar/maple syrup/honey 2 tsp vanilla 2 tsp nutmeg 2 tsp cinnamon

Place all in the ingredients in the food processor and blend- apples want to be shredded in consistency. Then leave to sit for 15 mins to allow the juices to mix.

Caramel layer

100g raisins 100g dried apricots (the brown ones) 100g dates 1/2 cup water

Place all the ingredients in the food processor and blend till smooth. This will then get placed on top of the apple layer

Cream layer 1

00g cashew nuts pre soaked 1/2 tin coconut milk or 1 small tin of coconut cream 1tsp vanilla this is the final layer to go on. Again place the nuts in the food processor first making sure you have drained and rinsed them. Blend till smooth then add the coconut and vanilla and blend. This is the final layer which gets poured on top. Place in the fridge or freezer if you are inpatient to set. When top layer is hard you are ready to eat.

Dairy free raw milk chocolate recipe

Creamy Dairy Free Milk Chocolate.
This will make approx 30 small chocolates
Ingredients
125g raw cacao butter 40g coconut nectar 20g ground cashew nuts 15g coconut oil (butter) 45g raw cacao powder 4g vanilla powder 30g lucuma
On a double boiler – a boil that is sat on top of some water ( not touching the water) genty melt the cacao butter, never letting the water boil. Once the butter is melted add in the coconut butter and stir till that melts. Take bowl off of stove and mix in the rest of the ingredients. Then pour into your silicone moulds and place in the fridge to set for approx 30mins. When they are firm they are ready to eat. Best to keep refrigerated for best taste. Will last a couple of weeks in the fridge.

Raw Chocolate Brownies

I recently decided to make a nutritious and delicious bar for teachers to help get them through their day. These bars have been designed to give you energy, help feed your brain, be sugar free and hit that sweet craving, oh and least i forget be packed with loads of goodness to fuel your body.

This will take 5 minutes to make and 20 minutes to set in the fridge.
What you will need:
½ cup (30g)of ground almonds (good for the heart and maintaining blood sugar) –
(30g)of linwoods flax,sunflower,pumpkin, sesame seed and goji berry mix  (essential fatty acids feeding the brain)
1 cup(75g)of cashew nuts (preferably organic) (increases energy levels, full of calcium for healthy bones)
1 cup (75g)of dates (good source of energy, keeps you regular and rich in minerals)
¾ cup (50g) of cacao powder (excellent source of magnesium, helps you focus and uplifts the mood)
1 tsp vanilla powder (this is great to calm the nervous system)
1 tbs of local honey (anti-viral and anti-fungal)
Soak the dates and cashew nuts for between 15 minutes and 1 hour

before blending allowing them to blend easier. Drain off the water and place all the ingredients in a blender and blend till powder like. Pour into a tin and press it flat down with your hands till it forms a bar. Place in the fridge to set for 15 minutes. Then its ready for you to cut up and eat. This will make 20 bars and will keep for over a week in the fridge.

Amazing vegan healthy chocolate cake

Amazing vegan healthy chocolate cake Today I made my best cake yet. So I hope you like it as much as I do. 1 cup of spelt flour 1/2 cup of self raising whole meal flour 1/2 cup of cacao powder or cocoa powder 1 cup of warm water 1/2 cup coconut milk 1 banana 1/2 cup of blueberries 1 apple 1 cup of coconut nectar ( you can use date syrup, agave, honey or unrefined sugar instead) 1/3 cup of coconut butter ( you can use sunflower oil instead) 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup of pecans Put all of it into the food processor and blend Pour into cake tin and bake at 180 for 25 mins or until cooked through.

Divinely Decadent Raw Chocolate Mousse

Tonight I wanted something a little different chocolate wise. I felt I needed some decadence. I remembered a simple yet delicious recipe for raw chocolate mousse which all the family can enjoy, that is if there is any left when they wake up. Raw chocolate mousse 1 avocado without stone 1 cup of dates 1 cup raw cacao powder 1 cup of blackberries (optional) 1 cup of coconut nectar 1/2 tin coconut milk 1 banana Blend all up till smooth then place in a bowl and refrigerate for 30 mins or till chilled then devour 20121024-212938.jpg

Raw caramel, chocolate and nut bar

Had a craving for chocolate this evening so thought I would make up a new recipe.. This makes a lovely layered cake bar Base 1 cup cashews 1 cup of pecans 3 tbs of maple syrup or agave 1 tbs water Blend nuts first into a powder then add syrup and water. This will make a paste. Spread this out in a pan and place in the freezer for 30 mins Middle layer 1 cup of dates or raisins 1 cup of water 1/2 lemon 1 tbs coconut oil 1/2 cup of coconut nectar Pre soak dates/ raisins in lemon juice and water for 30 mins. Stain and blend all other ingredients. Add date water little by little if need be to get a smooth texture. Spread this onto of the base mixture and freeze again

Brain boosting kids dessert

I’m in the middle of writing an article on nutrition for attainment in children and have been thinking of recipes to go with it.. Well this is one. This is full of things to help feed the brain essential fatty acids. 1/2 avocado 1/2 cup of coconut milk or hemp milk 1tbs de shelled hemp seeds( great source of omega 3 and 6) 1 tbs ground flax seeds 1 apple 1 pear Blend until smooth then chill for 20 mins and you will have a nice light mousse

Superfoods zingy raw chocolate cake

I made this yesterday and my husband said this is the best dessert yet.. Base 50g or 1/3 cup goji berries- high in beta carotene or you can use raisins instead 50g Incan berries- good antioxidant 50g dates- good for energy 50g cashew nuts- excellent source of calcium 50g walnuts- healthy heart 50g lucuma- good for depression 60g cacao butter melted gently Gently melt the butter over a low heat. Blend all the other ingredients then mix together and lay as the base of your cake. Place in fridge to set while making the topping Topping 80g of cacao butter gently melted 80g coconut butter- aids digestion 50g cacao powder- high in magnesium 50g dates 50g lucuma 15g purple corn – high in antioxidants 70g coconut nectar- excellent sugar substitute 1 tsp vanilla powder- good for nervous system 1 tsp reishi mushroom(optional)- immune boosting 1 tsp green superfoods mix (optional) Gently melt the cacao butter then add all ingredients into blender and mix. This will be a runny liquid- (the reishi mushrooms and lucuma give it almost a coffee taste. If you don’t have these just add a little more cacao powder or why not try carab powder. ) Then pour liquid on top of base and leave to set for at least half an hour 20120801-105908.jpg

Raw, vegan, Strawberry cheesecake

We had a friend over last night and I didn’t have any dessert made so whipped up a new creation which literally took 5 mins and was delicious and nutritious. Base – this makes 4 small pots 1 cup of cashews 1 cup of sunflower seeds 1/2 cup of dates. 1/2 cup of honey Blend all together. Press this flat into your little pots as the base layer Top- strawberry mousse 1 cup strawberries 1/2 tin of coconut cream 1 tbs vanilla 1 banana Sweeten if need be Dollop this ontop of the base and leave in fridge to set for half an hour if u can wait that long x

2 thoughts on “Desserts

  1. Janine Noyes

    Hi Juliette – I have made the mousse 2Xs already and everyone I shared it with loved it…….loved meeting you and spending time at Renae’s…….hope you are enjoying the USA……warm regards – Janine

    • ahh so glad you are enjoying.. i love hearing from people when they enjoy making something on here… was great to meet you too.. we are back in the uk now (just arrived and getting over jet lag) but if you still want a consult i have some time next week xxxx

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