Chocolatey Fresh Fruit Salad

By |2020-05-20T13:26:47+00:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: Breakfast/Brunch, Dairy free, Desserts, Family Friendly, Favorites, Kids, Salads, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

A fun way to encourage your child to eat a greater selection of fruits.

Ingredients

  • Selection of your fruits (local, organic and seasonal is best) 
  • Raw cacao powder or a very light sprinkling of finely grated dark […]

Crunchy Granola Chocolate Bark

By |2020-04-10T17:07:16+00:00April 10th, 2020|Categories: Dairy free, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Snacks, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Just 2 simple ingredients: Melted dark chocolate + homemade granola makes for one gorgeous chocolately snack. Check out our gorgeous low-carb homemade granola recipe here.

Makes 1 large kilner jar of chocolate bark

Ingredients

  • 300g dark chocolate (70%)
  • […]

Jack-O-Lantern Bounty Bars

By |2020-01-31T09:29:58+00:00October 27th, 2017|Categories: Dairy free, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Snacks, Sports on a plate, Sugar Free, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

For Halloween let’s be a bit sneaky, because these gorgeous ‘bounty’ bars are made with such great ingredients. I didn’t use Pumpkin in the name in case it put off certain inquisitive wee folk. But with […]

Natural Aphrodisiac Foods for Valentine’s Day

By |2019-12-08T10:09:41+00:00February 8th, 2017|Categories: Health Bytes, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Food and sex tend to dominate the human mindset so it’s not much of a surprise that you can eat certain natural aphrodisiac foods to boost your libido. In the spirit of all things love and romance, what better way to get in the mood than through food. The science […]

Fudgy Nutty Pumpkin Brownies

By |2019-12-09T18:17:10+00:00October 28th, 2016|Categories: Desserts, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

If you love GOOEY and FUDGY, these gluten free chocolate brownies will hit the spot. Intensely rich and luxurious they are sure to keep the whole family happy. It’s best to check your brownie tray 5 minutes before time as ovens can vary slightly in temperature.

Makes approximately 20-24 […]

Rich Chocolate, Pistachio and Blood Orange Torte

By |2019-12-05T12:31:28+00:00May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Dairy free, Desserts, Favorites, Gluten Free, Vegan, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This delicious GF/Vegan chocolate cake came about when our friend Nisheeth Tak, patron of our favourite restaurant “Rasam” www.rasam.ie in Glastule phoned me on Saturday evening with a dilemma. Where could he source a vegan and gluten free birthday cake!?…

As well as […]

Chocolate Mincemeat Gingermen

By |2019-12-07T15:06:40+00:00December 22nd, 2015|Categories: Dairy free, Desserts, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Kids, Recipe, Snacks, Sugar Free, Vegan, Wheat Free|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ingredients

  • 500 grams 70% dark chocolate, broken into small pieces for tempering (melting)
  • 100 grams 70% dark chocolate
  • 4-5 tablespoons Christmassy mincemeat https://www.iinh.net/vegan-friendly-christmassy-mincemeat/
  • Silicon holds
  • Thermometer

Gluten Free: Use gluten-free

How to keep your sweet tooth healthy

By |2017-02-10T15:02:08+00:00October 1st, 2015|Categories: Health Bytes|Tags: , , , , |

Do you crave a little sweet something after a meal, or in the evening? It’s a fact that a lot of us have a sweet tooth. This can be an area where people fall down when it comes to diet, it can be so difficult to think of a healthy sweet treat alternatives. We’ve all […]

Raw Dark Chocolate, Bailey’s and Avocado Mousse with a Toasted Pistachio and Bee Pollen Crumble

By |2019-12-05T12:34:45+00:00August 6th, 2015|Categories: Dairy free, Desserts, Diabetic Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Paleo, Raw, Vegan, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Well, if you love chocolate this really is a super healthy super-fix! Quick to make, but for best results you do need a high power blender to get a very creamy textured mousse.

Bee pollen is a rich source of various nutrients, particularly […]

Raw Chocolate Crunchie Bars

By |2019-12-05T12:56:23+00:00May 2nd, 2015|Categories: Dairy free, Family Friendly, Favorites, Snacks, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , |

These scrumptious raw chocolate bars are packed full of goodness and are a great guilt free sweet treat. They are simple and quick to make and are suitable for anyone, including vegans, gluten frees, raw foodies. For lower GI or a diabetic friendly version use figs instead of […]