Choc Paleo Bars

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Perfect post-workout snack to refuel and reenergize your body!

Ingredients
2 cups of nuts/seeds (almonds, cashews, walnuts, sunflower seeds)
2 big handfuls of shredded coconut
1/2 cup raw cacao powder
2 tbsp chia seeds
1/3 cup @melrosehealth choc hazelnut butter
1/4 cup @melrosehealth coconut oil

Optional extras:
1/2 cup protein powder (I use @paleoproproducts)
Few drops of liquid sweetener
2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground vanilla

* You can buy most of these ingredients from @thesourcebulkfoods.

Method
Blend the nuts in a food processor or blender until finely chopped.Pour blended nuts into a mixing bowl, add the rest of the dry ingredients and mix until combinedAdd melted coconut oil to the dry ingredients, and combine well. Add a natural sweetener if you like it sweeter. If the mixture is really wet, add some extra chia seeds (or almond meal, psyllium husks etc) to thicken it up. If it’s too dry, add some extra coconut oil.Line a baking pan with baking paper. Tip the mixture in, press it down and smooth out with the back of a spoon. Pop in the fridge for 30 minutes or so to set.When set and hard enough to cut, lift the whole lot out on to a chopping board. Cut into squares, rectangles or whatever shape you are feeling! Enjoy!

Cacao Hot Chocolate

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Ingredients
1 tsp cacao
1/2 tsp maca (optional, for hormone health, quality is VERY Important w maca)
1 tbsp collagen
Natural sweetener of choice I use a few drops of @nirvanahealthproducts stevia
1 tsp @melrosehealth essential REDS for some antioxidant power
Plant based milk of choice I used @almomilk

Method
Blend ingredients together and enjoy! Bc of the collagen this mix is best blended as otherwise the collagen will be lumpy.

Do you like healthy hot choccie?

Cacao Smoothie Bowl

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IT'S SMOOTHIE TIME!! On the menu to kick start my Saturday is a Cacao Smoothie Bowl. Oh so delicious, creamy & contains some sneaky greens!

Ingredients
1 frozen banana
1/2 cup of frozen blueberries
Handful of zucchini
1 tsp of greens powder (I used @melrosehealth)
1 scoop of clean chocolate protein powder (I used @kissedearth)
1 serving of collagen (I used @kissedearth)
1 tsp of cacao powder
1 tbsp of chia seeds
1/2 cup of water or nut milk (more or less depending how thick you want it)

Method
Blend and top with your fave toppings! I went for fresh strawberries & cacao nibs! DELISH!!