Category Healthy stuff

Raw Chocolate truffles

4 large medjool dates (or any other soft date) 1/2 cup almond meal pinch of salt 1 tsp coconut oil 2 tblspns raw cacao or carob powder Optional extras Date paste Cinnamon Cayenne Honey Vanilla bean Place all ingredients in a food processor/blender and pulse everything together into a paste. I added a teaspoon of […]

Chocolate (Avocado) Mousse

This simple recipe with give you a rich chocolate mousse with an amazing texture: 2 ripe avocados (the smooth creamy sort) 1/4 cup water 3 lightly heaped tablespoons of cocoa (I’m sure fine cacao would work too) 1/4 cup agave/honey/any other sweetener (sugar) Blend together in food processor/puree maker and voila – healthy chocolate mousse! […]

Stuffed Aubergine

1 medium size aubergine Stuffing 1 small onion thinly sliced 2 tablespoons coconut (desiccated or freshly grated) 1 teaspoon coarse salt 1 tablespoon oil (coconut oil works too) approx. 2 tablespoons fresh coriander Add all the ingredients for the stuffing in a bowl. Use your hand to mix and squash the stuffing, crushing the sting […]

Carrot and Walnut amazeballs

3/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 6 big soft dates, pitted 3/4 cup walnuts, or whatever you like 1/2 cup grated carrots 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg 1/4 tsp ground cloves 1 tsp coconut oil Place ingredients in a food processor and process until fully combined. I used my high-powered blender to combine […]

Orange, Date and Carrot Salad

3/4 Oranges – peeled and sliced 2 medium Carrots -peeled and sliced 5 Dates -washed, pitted and sliced Almonds- whole or sliced Optional extras Other nuts Rocket Pile ingredients up on a plate. Squeeze some orange juice and sprinkle the cinnamon just before serving. Pro tip: Don’t make this salad too early or keep any leftovers for […]

Cabbage & Carrot salad

1 cup slice cabbage 1 grated carrot (normal, not fine) 1/4 cup chopped spring onion (finely) 2 medium sized cubed boiled potato (add a chopped boiled egg if u like) 3 sprigs chopped mint a substantial amount of olive oil salt & pepper Place all ingredients in a bowl. Toss with olive oil and serve!

Chickpea, carrot and coriander soup

Blend together: 410g tin chickpeas 1 cup water Braise 1 onion finely chopped in 2 Tbspn butter 4 medium carrots grated 1.2 Litre stock (of your choice) for 15mins before blending together with the chickpeas. Just before serving, blend together: 3 Tblspn olive oil 1 small bunch coriander 5 Tblspn lemon juice 1 tsp crushed […]

Wholesome energy balls

1 cup cashews (soaked overnight, water thrown out) 1 cup coconut (desiccated) 2 Tbsp honey dash of vanilla essence about 8 dates soaked if hard * blend cashew nuts in a food processor * add other ingredients and mix * roll into balls * Indulge

Banana Ice Cream

Have you ever wondered what you could make with those ripe bananas sitting in your fruit bowl? The answer is guilt-free banana ice cream! All you need is some ripe bananas. 1) Slice bananas and freeze until solid. 2) Place bananas in a food processor and whizz until smooth and creamy. 3) Refreeze if desired […]

chickpea salad stack

Thanks to Sabiha Ismail Haffejee for generously sharing this delicious recipe with us! Chickpea salad Ingredients: 2 cans chickpeas (drained) tomato (cut into wedges) cucumber (sliced as rings) lettuce (coloured ones for aesthetics) onion (long slices) Feta (chunky cubes) Avocado (cut lengthwise) Pur (samosa leaves – fried) Coriander and italian parsley (leave it in big […]