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. I could easily drink 7 cups a day, especially when I'm home and/or in the evenings, which as you can imagine it the worst time to be drinking caffeine! I also got used to ending each meal with something sweet, usually a square of dark chocolate. Although I would always have the 72-90% cocoa varieties, but they still have added sugar [...]
I once ordered a salmon dish when having a catch up with a friend and it was served with a mango salsa. I thought it was so delicious and the flavoures complemented each other so well. I thought the mango was quite a nice alternative to add to salsa. I decided I would soon recreate the dish, this was two years ago! I recently remembered it and suddenly had a strong urge to make it!
Smoothies are one of the easiest ways to get some fruit and veg into your daily diet. It's also one of the easiest ways to create a balanced meal with sufficient amounts of carbohydrates, proteins and fats!