A creamy chocolate “notella” pudding that’s just as tasty as a nutella pudding but healthier, nourishing and counts as 1/5 a day!
Chocolate hazelnut healthy avocado pudding
How I choose to nourish, not punish
It’s recipes like this that make it really easy for me to stick to a healthy, nutritious eating pattern and to resist processed snacks/desserts, after all, it’s sweet, creamy, chocolate flavoured and rich, so how could I feel denied?
When I eat food like this I remember all the good things about the ingredients and how they’re benefiting my body:
*good fats for soft skin and heart health
*antioxidants for overall health
*fibre from the avocado and nuts for a good digestive system and slow energy release
|Guilt free nourishing chocolate indulgent dessert
I love this recipe, it’s so simple with a naturally nourishing twist on the traditional fish & chips ingredients and leaves you feeling good afterwards because you know you’ve just nourished your body 💗
Healthy herbed salmon and squash chips
The fish I chose to use is wild salmon, such a great food with amazing benefits for the heart, a great source of vitamin D and so tasty when paired with the herbs and lemon. For the chips, I used squash and cut it into typical chip shapes but you can of course also use sweet potato if you like or stick with butternut squash for a less stodgy version but still getting some great beta carotene (a form of vit A) in there. (more…)
Before you think it, kale is not on the list, I purposely left it out as I wanted to highlight other foods that I felt people wouldn’t normally think of or expect. These are all easily available in all shops and at very cheap prices.
There are also many, many more that I could add to this list but I decided to keep it short so that I didn’t bore anyone with too many long explanations, so remember that there are others out there and that eating a varied diet is a great idea.
This post is also very similar to another one I did called Everyday superfoods so I suppose you could see this as a part 2 in a way, I hope you find the info in both helpful.
☘ Why simply add spinach to your omelette when you can blend it and make it a St Patrick’s day green! A great way to start your St Patrick’s day (or a healthy breakfast for the morning after when the effects of the festivities begin to take their toll!) Plus it’ll be funny to see the looks on peoples faces when you tuck into a green omelette & they’re wondering how the heck you made it green, go on, you know you want to! ☘
Green cheesy St Patrick’s day omelette
So if you’ve even glanced at my blog before then you’ll know I’m a cacao maniac! I love the stuff, I honestly feel it’s one (if not thee!) best thing I’ve discovered. Therefore, when I found out there was a book about chocolate, it’s origins & the bean-to-bar process, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it.
FYI: Cacao refers to the less processed product & chocolate refers to the more processed typical form.
With a Masters in Food security, I do like to learn all I can about the food we eat and where it comes from, I’ve learnt so much from this book and feel that it should be shared with as many people as possible, so please share this post if you find it helpful.
The book I read and have used info-graphics from was “Chocolate- indulge your inner chocoholic” by Dom Ramsey.
With such an array of oils to choose from these days it can be a little daunting as to which one you should cook with. You may not think it’s overly important which one you use but there are some good reasons behind why you should cook with certain ones and use others only for cold dressings.
This is a topic I’ve wanted to share with people for a while, however I found it quite hard to explain certain concepts in a simple way so kept putting it on the back burner but was recently approached by Two kitchen junkies who have written about this exact topic is an excellent way, covering all the main points I feel people should know, particularly smoke point & fat content.
I hope you guys find it useful and come away from it with a better understanding of how to choose your oils. xx