Category Raw foods

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! […]

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 […]

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 […]

Green dip

This is the dip you get at the Spice Market, with the pappad platter. 1 bunch of mint leaves (get the Lebanese mints as it has a richer flavour) 1 bunch of coriander leaves 2 green chillies 1/2 inch piece of ginger Add 2 cloves of garlic if you like the garlicky taste. Grind the […]

When life gives you Granadillas

Life gave me about half a kilo of granadillas this week. Tired of making granadilla cake (last week’s granadillas) I figured I’d try to make some juice. I used: 500gr Granadilla 2 tablespoons Icing Sugar (or any alternative sweetener) 1/2 cup water It is dead simple to make. You scoop the pulp out of each […]

Choc-Banana Cream Pie

The preparation time for this dessert is only about 10mins. The best part of the this recipe is that I could prepare everything in my blender. I have a pretty heavy duty blender but I don’t own a food processor. Crust: 1 cup crushed Walnuts (pecan nuts should work well too) 1/3 cup dessicated Coconut […]

Go Green Salad

Khadija Kadodia shares with us a healthy green salad recipe Prep time: 5 min Serves: 4 Ingredients Lettuce leaves 1 green Apple (sliced) 1/2 cup watercress 1 tablespoon Coriander leaves 1 Courgette (sliced) 1 Avocado (sliced) 2 tablespoons Avocado oil Sea salt Black pepper 1 tablespoon mixed Sunflower seeds, poppy seeds, sesame seeds, linseeds. Instructions: […]

green chutney

Need a quick dip to go with snacks? This one’s an easy recipe that gives a fresh kick to any dish. fresh coriander (about 1 medium-sized bunch) fresh mint and parsley (about 1/2 the amount of the coriander, each) 3-4 whole green chillies (depending on how spicy you like it) 5 cloves garlic (or more […]