All posts tagged: paleo dessert

Easy Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Do you ever get the urge to wear elasticated pants, turn on the tele and to gorge on a chocolate pudding? We’ll every, say one in a month I get mad cravings for chocolate, to combat I would generally make up a batch of clean eating treat to keep handy. Here is one for you chocolate lovers out there. x 1 ripe avocado 3 tablespoons cacao powder 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoon orange juice 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon grounded chia seeds *optional, I like it with it gives the pudding a thicker consistency. A pinch of salt Place all the ingredients in a food processor. Blend until the mixture is completely smooth, scraping down the sides to even out the blend. Store in a airtight container to chill in the fridge for at least an hour or until ready to be consumed. To serve place the mousse in individual cups garnished with nuts, and fruits (it pairs particulary well with bananas, berries, and sliced oranges). Note: This will keep up to 4 days …

Pumpkin Pancakes

Make these pancakes in advance to freeze for an effortless breakfast or handy snack to keep. Cook and cool the pancakes, stack them with pieces of waxed paper in between to prevent sticking, place in a air tight container to freeze.  Pumpkin Pancakes Prep time: 5 minutes  Cook time: 10 minutes Serves: 4 portions Ingredients 4 eggs *preferable free range. 1 cup of pumpkin puree. 1/2 cup nut butter of choice. 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract. 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg. 2 tablespoons coconut oil. Method  In a large bowl mix eggs, pumpkin, nut butter and beat with a whisk until smooth. Add in cinnamon, vanilla, and nutmeg and then whisk again to incorporate. Using a skillet over medium-high heat, add in coconut oil to coat the pan, swivel to make sure the pan is well coated. Drop 1/4 cup servings of batter itno the pan, cook until bubbles begin to apprear and the edges are set, about 2 minutes. Flip the pancake over gently to cook the otherside 2minutes. Cook in batches adding …

Ginger Sauteed Pears

Pears are a low-calorie, they provide a great source of dietary fibre, vitamin C and amongst other nutrients. Saute them in a frying pan as an alternative to eating them raw. Ingredients 1 tablespoon coconut oil 2 large pears, cored and cubed 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest pinch of salt Method Heat a medium sized skillet over medium-high heat add in coconut oil with pears and saute until they begin to soften, this will take about 3 minutes. Mix in the ginger, lemon zest, and salt to the pears. Continue cooking until the pears are golden and fragrant, about 5 minutes. To serve, spoon the pears into a dessert bowls and add muesli or sliced almonds over the top. To make this dish even more decadent grate  70% dark chocolate and drizzle each serving with a couple of tablespoons of warm coconut milk or kefir.