“Kiwi Fruit and Banana Booster”

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Ok now don’t knock it till you try it.

“Kiwi Fruit and Banana Booster” 

1small Banana
1 Kiwi Fruit, (Green or Gold) plea and stem removed
1/2 cup fresh Spinach
1cm piece of fresh ginger 
Zest of half a lemon
1/2 Tablespoon Honey
1 teaspoon white Chia Seeds
1 cup cold Almond Milk

Method
Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend till smooth. 

Enjoy!

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Strawberry Fields

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“Strawberry Fields” 

Makes one serve, but feel free to share!
1 cup Strawberries (washed and stems removed)
1 cup Almond Milk
1 Tablespoon Honey
1 pinch Cinnamon
1 Tablespoon Almond Butter (or Peanut Butter)

Method

Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend till smooth.
Enjoy!

Chocolate – Hazelnut Spread – Home made (Aka-Nutella) as easy as ABC

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Could life get any better…..”No really I ask you” Well the answer is probably…..YES!

As for many things in life its those simple luxuries that put a smile on our faces and as the cost of living requires much self-control its clear to see that our home is our castle and might I say my favourite motto “All good thinks come from the kitchen”.

As I have realised in life that my dietary needs include many of natures gifts, like honey thanks to the bees. Chocolate thanks to the cacao bean that grows on a tree and various other things like nuts in particular almonds and hazelnuts the precious what amber that is milk and a touch os salt.

These are all the ingredients I need to make my favourite spread…..Hmmm funny that!

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Ingredients:

Group A

30g Almond meal

80g Hazelnut meal

Group B

200ml Milk

30g Skim Milk powder

40g Honey

Group C

pinch of salt

75g Dark Chocolate (60 – 70% cocoa)

75g Milk Chocolate

1 teaspoon Hazelnut Extract

Method:

Place (Group A) on a baking tray and toast in a moderate oven, till just lightly golden.

Place (Group B) in a small pan and mix to combine, bring to the boil then remove from heat.

Place (Group C) place all into a food processor, add groups A and B and pulse the mixture till all the chocolate has melted and no lumps are visible.

Pour the mix into sterilised jar. Store in the fridge to set.

This recipe makes 550ml.

I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I do!

Cheers

Maria

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