Raspberry Lemon Greek Yoghurt Popsicles
Delicious creamy Greek yoghurt popsicles infused with raspberries and lemon. Quick and simple to make, and only 4 ingredients.
zest and juice of 1 lemon
1 cup raspberries 125g
2 tbsp honey
2 cups Vanilla Greek yoghurt 500g
Blend the raspberries and honey till almost smooth. Pour into a large bowl. Combine the yoghurt, lemon zest and juice, then add to the raspberries. Mix together, do not fully blend. Pour the mixture evenly between 6 popsicle molds. Freeze for two hours before putting wooden popsicle sticks in the centres. Freeze for a further 4 hours or overnight. When ready to eat run the molds under warm water to remove easily.
Healthy Oaty Flapjacks
A tasty clean and simple flapjack recipe for a moist and delicious flapjack.
2 cups oats
2 very ripe bananas
1/2 cup melted coconut oil
2 tbsp. rice syrup or raw honey
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/3 cup raisins or cranberries
1/4 cup sliced almonds
Preheat oven to 175 degrees. Grease baking tray with coconut oil. In a small bowl mash the bananas with melted coconut oil, rice syrup and vanilla extract. Mix the oats, cinnamon, raisins and almonds. Add all ingredients together, stir and blend. pour into baking tray for around 40 minutes and devour.
Rye Bread with Avocado
A quick and easy to make nutritious snack is Avocado on Rye bread. You may either slice or mash up the avocado into a paste and spread. Adding a few tomatoes to dress is also an option.
Raw Energy Balls
For a mouth watering, delightfully filling snack, why not make some Raw Energy Balls. Only eat a few at a time.
Ingredients for 45 balls.
1 cup of rolled oats
1/2 cup peanut or almond butter
1/3 cup of raw honey
1/2 cup raw sunflower seeds (unsalted)
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips or dark chocolate chunks
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla mix
Simply mix together and refrigerate.
Another simple and easy idea is to keep a large bowl of fruit salad in the fridge. Whenever you feel like you need a snack you can grab a small bowlful. Top with natural yoghurt, fromage fraise or low fat custard for an extra treat. Remember little and often is the key.
Nuts and Dried Fruits
There is nothing more tasty than a few handfuls of mixed nuts, seeds and dried fruit. Not highly filling, however full of nutrients and energy. Remember only a few handfuls at a time, as nuts are high in calories and fat.
Vegetables and a Healthy Dip
A small plate of carrots, cauliflower, celery, broccoli. tomatoes and cucumber cut into bite size pieces to be able to dip into a hummus or yoghurt and cucumber, garlic dip known as Tzatziki.