Healthy Chocolate and Ginger Pancake Stack

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Lots of healthy food blogs are making these pancakes. I have noticed that a lot of fittness fanatics add proten powder to their recipes but I don’t eat protein powder. Yes I exercise a lot, but I don’t really see a great need for it, so I go without. Plus it’s expensive and I’m still a student on a tight budget! Here’s my recipe:

Ingredients

Pancake

Half a cup of whole-meal flour

Half a cup of almond milk

1 tsp baking powder

1 tbsp cocopowder

a small piece of fresh ginger (grated)

1 egg

2 tbsp of honey

pinch of salt

Sauce

Water mixed with coco powder and natural yogurt. (Change your ratios depending on the thickness you like)

 

Method

Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl. Add the rest of the ingredients to the bowl and whisk thoroughly. Put some olive oil into a pan and spread over the pan once hot, remove the oil from the pan and put aside to reuse for the next pancake. Fry the pancakes on both sides. Then put your sauce on top!

 

 

Healthy Coconut-Lime Tart

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So this is the first recipe I would like to share. It was so good, and completely guilt free! I found a few versions of these around the internet, but this is my version.

The Casing

1 cup of coconut meat

1/4 cup of brown linseed

6 dates (make sure there’s no pips)

1 tbsp of melted coconut oil

1 tsp vanilla extract

a bit of sea salt

The Filling

1 cup of coconut meat

1 small avocado

1/2 cup fresh lime juice

the zest of the limes you juices

1 tbsp melted coconut oil

1/3 cup of honey (or more if you like it sweeter!)

a bit of sea salt

Method

This tart is really simple to make. To make the casing just blend all the casing ingredients together until they become sticky and moist. Press the sticky substance into your tart tin/s (I made 4 4″ tarts and had some ingredients left over, I could have made another but I didn’t have anymore tins!) then place them in the fridge while you make the filing.

Blend all of your filling ingredients together and then place them into the casings you made, try and make them look smooth and pretty! Place them in the freezer for about 3 hours before letting them thaw for 10 minutes before you eat/serve them.

You can eat the tart on it’s own and it is delicious, but I had mine with some vanilla flavoured natural yogurt. 😛