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Energy Balls Recipe

If you are looking for a quick and healthy snack, these energy balls are perfect. They are packed full of plant protein, omega 3 and fibre to keep you feeling full for longer. You can make this energy balls recipe in around 30 minutes. Furthermore you can make a batch at the weekend and they will last all week.

They are perfect for those times when you come home from work hungry and need a quick snack to keep you going before dinner. Or you can have them as an afternoon treat! They are also fantastic to keep in your bag as a snack for when you are out and about.

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Makes 8 energy balls

Ingredients

115g Almonds

150g Dates

2tbsp Hemp protein powder

1tbsp Ground flaxseed

3tbsp Cacao powder

3tbsp Desiccated coconut

Instructions

Firstly soak the almonds overnight and soak the dates for at least 15 minutes.

Now add all the ingredients into a food processor. Blend until the mixture sticks together in a ball. Wash your hands. Next with your hands roll the sticky mixture into 8 medium sized balls that are roughly the same size.

Store in a container in the fridge. Eat within a week.

Energy Balls Recipe

Yield: 8 energy balls

Energy Balls Recipe

Ingredients

  • 115g Almonds
  • 150g Dates
  • 2tbsp Hemp protein powder
  • 1tbsp Ground flaxseed
  • 3tbsp Cacao powder
  • 3tbsp Desiccated coconut

Instructions

  • Firstly soak the almonds overnight and soak the dates for at least 15 minutes.
  • Now add all the ingredients into a food processor. Blend until the mixture sticks together in a ball. Wash your hands. Next with your hands roll the sticky mixture into 8 medium sized balls that are roughly the same size.
  • Store in a container in the fridge. Eat within a week.
  • http://www.katesvegancooking.co.uk/2016/11/12/energy-balls-recipe/

    Quick Gluten Free Flapjacks

    This flapjacks were inspired because a friend said I should make some cookies and I had a bag of gluten free muesli sitting in the cupboard. So I thought I would create some quick gluten free flapjacks! The recipe is so quick and simple to make, just take the gluten free muesli, add the liquids, mix and bake it in the oven for 20 minutes! It is a tasty and healthy snack that anyone can make within half an hour.

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    Makes 9 flapjacks

    Ingredients

    375g Gluten free muesli

    1/2 tsp Cinnamon

    2 tbsp Agave nectar

    100g Rapeseed oil

    100ml Filtered water

    Instructions

    Preheat a fan oven to 180C.

    Weigh out the muesli and add in into a bowl. Sprinkle on the cinnamon. Pour in the rapeseed oil, filtered water and agave nectar. Mix in well. Pour the mixture into a 9 inch square flapjack tray. Press down with a wooden spoon until the mixture is smooth and even all over.

    Place in the oven and bake for 20 minutes.

    Remove from the oven and leave to cool. Cut into 9 squares.

    Store in an airtight container and eat within a week.

    Quick Gluten Free Flapjacks

    Quick Gluten Free Flapjacks

    Ingredients

    • 375g Gluten free muesli
    • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
    • 2 tbsp Agave nectar
    • 100g Rapeseed oil
    • 100ml Filtered water

    Instructions

  • Preheat a fan oven to 180C.
  • Weigh out the muesli and add in into a bowl. Sprinkle on the cinnamon. Pour in the rapeseed oil, filtered water and agave nectar. Mix in well. Pour the mixture into a 9 inch square flapjack tray.
  • Place in the oven and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and leave to cool. Cut into 9 squares.
  • Store in an airtight container and eat within a week.
  • http://www.katesvegancooking.co.uk/2015/12/04/quick-gluten-free-flapjacks/

    10 Healthy Snack Ideas

    It has been a while since I last posted an article on my blog. I have been very busy with assignments and studying for my nutritional therapy exam in July! Also mercury retrograde in Gemini made it difficult to move forward with new ideas – but that has finished now yay! And I feel my creative flow is returning! I hope you enjoy my healthy snack ideas!

    If you are out and about and want to grab a snack from a shop there are healthy options such as Nakd bars or cereal bars or even fruit. If you have time it is even healthier to prepare your own healthy snacks to bring with you. Below are a list of 10 healthy snacks ideas that you can make and keep in your bag:

    1. Gluten Free Oat Flapjacks – these tasty flapjacks are high in protein and a filling snack.P1010579
    2. Green Smoothie – you can make up your favourite smoothie and keep it with you in a flask for a hydrating drink. P1000324
    3. Raw Chocolate Brownies – these chocolate brownies are the perfect snack for when you have a chocolate craving!Raw Chocolate Brownies
    4. Raw Chocolate Bar – more chocolate to satisfy that chocolate craving!phppHQM7WAM
    5. Vegan Chocolate Muffins – these high protein muffins are a tasty snack.P1000687
    6. Gluten Free Blueberries Muffins – it is summer and blueberries are in season. You could use them to make these healthy muffins.DSCF1295
    7. Raw Mango Cheesecake – who doesn’t love cheesecake!P1000443
    8. Vegan Chana Halva – these are a popular snack in the east.P1000860
    9. Amaranth Gingernut Biscuits – get creative and try out a new grain like amaranth to make biscuits!P1000100
    10. Chocolate Snowballs – my chocolate snowballs were popular when I brought them into college. They are rich and chocolatey!P1000077

    Gluten Free Oat Flapjacks

    Enjoy these tasty gluten free oat flapjacks! They make a great healthy snack or a quick breakfast! Having discovered recently that I can eat oats if they are gluten-free without having a reaction, I’m thrilled to be able to make this vegan version of these tasty flapjacks that I used to make years ago, replacing the butter with coconut oil.

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    Makes 9

     Ingredients

    100g               Dates

    100ml             Filtered water

    100g               Coconut Oil

    1tbsp              Ground flaxseed

    2tbsp              Agave nectar

    50g                 Almonds

    50g                 Pumpkin seeds

    200g               Gluten free oat flakes

    Instructions

    Soak the almonds and pumpkin seeds overnight.

    Preheat the oven to 180C.

    Chop the dates and add to a pan with the water. Simmer until the dates are soft.

    Now add the coconut oil and allow to melt. Add the agave nectar and mix in.

    Chop the almonds and add to the pan with the whole pumpkin seed. Mix well.

    Finally pour in the oat flakes and mix thoroughly.

    Pour the mixture into a square baking tray and press down firmly with a wooden spoon.

    Bake in the oven for 20 minutes.

    Remove and leave to cool. Now cut into 9 pieces.

    Store in a cool, dry place and eat within a week.

    Gluten Free Oat Flapjacks

    Yield: 9 Flapjacks

    Gluten Free Oat Flapjacks

    Ingredients

    • 100g Dates
    • 100ml Filtered water
    • 100g Coconut Oil
    • 1tbsp Ground flaxseed
    • 2tbsp Agave nectar
    • 50g Almonds
    • 50g Pumpkin seeds
    • 200g Gluten free oat flakes

    Instructions

  • Soak the almonds and pumpkin seeds overnight.
  • Preheat the oven to 180C.
  • Chop the dates and add to a pan with the water. Simmer until the dates are soft.
  • Now add the coconut oil and allow to melt. Add the agave nectar and mix in.
  • Chop the almonds and add to the pan with the whole pumpkin seed. Mix well.
  • Finally pour in the oat flakes and mix thoroughly.
  • Pour the mixture into a square baking tray and press down firmly with a wooden spoon.
  • Bake in the oven for 20 minutes.
  • Remove and leave to cool. Now cut into 9 pieces.
  • Store in a cool, dry place and eat within a week.
  • http://www.katesvegancooking.co.uk/2015/05/02/gluten-free-oat-flapjacks/