Healthy Homemade Nutella (Video)

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When you think of Nutella, you think ‘hazelnut+cocoa’, but when you look at the ingredients a typical jar is made up of only 13% hazelnuts! In fact, the first 2 ingredients are sugar and oil! That’s not to say you cannot enjoy it from time to time as part of a balanced diet, but if you want to eat it on a daily basis, why not make you own healthy version that tastes equally as good!

Raw Chocolate & Nut Energy Bites

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raw chocolate bites

Raw Chocolate & Nut Energy Bites I’ve recently cut out a few things from my diet including added sugar, gluten, processed foods and caffeinated drinks to try and heal my gut and reduce my anxiety levels. There are 2 things I’m really REALLY missing so far – tea and chocolate!  Over the years I have developed the habit of drinking way too much black tea. …

Chai Spiced Oat Bars

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Baking is my therapy. Whenever I’m feeling stressed or agitated, I always find that baking makes me feel better. The whole process of sifting, measuring, mixing, then knowing I’ll have something yummy to enjoy at the end of it. It also leaves the house smelling so homely and inviting 🙂 my house definitely smelt good when making these Chai Spiced oat bars.

Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies (Video)

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Amazing tasting chocolate chip cookies that are gluten free, dairy free, vegan and contain no refined sugars? Yes, such a thing does exist! What makes this healthy chocolate chip cookie recipe even better is that it’s so easy and only consists of a handful of ingredients.

Coconut Almond Quinoa Granola

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coconut almond quinoa granola

One of the main things I like about granola is its convenience. You can make a big batch, store it in an air tight container and know you have breakfast sorted for the next few weeks. Very handy for days when you need a quick breakfast or snack.

Kleicha – Date Cookies (كليجة)

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iraqi date cookies (klechia - كليجة)

Last year I made a healthier version of my favourite cookies – Kleicha (كليجة) which are Iraqi date cookies that are traditionally served on Eid (A religious holiday to celebrate the end of the month of Ramadan where muslims fast from sun rise to sun set for a whole month). Even though I loved the version I made last year, I wanted to outdo myself by making an even better and healthier version!

Homemade Coconut Oil Chocolate

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homemade coconut oil chocolate

I never thought the day would come when I could say I make my own homemade chocolate, how could that even be possible? I was so impressed by the idea of making homemade chocolate using only 3 ingredients without the need for any fancy equipments or techniques. The basic recipe calls for:

Banana Wheatgrass Nicecream

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Banana ice-cream is probably one of my favourite healthy/clean eating discoveries. The first time I made banana ice-cream (AKA nicecream or nana ice-cream) I was blown away by the simplicity, and the results were close to perfect! How can a humble frozen banana equal a creamy, sweet and decadent ice-cream? Nothing added – no sugar, no cream, not salt…NOTHING!