Banana Flour Pancakes with Berry Yoghurt

Super easy to make, and perfect for breakfast! So quick you can make them in the weekday rush, but indulgent enough to complement a leisurely weekend brunch.

Serves: 2 | Cook Time: 10 mins | Prep Time: 5 mins

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup banana flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1tbsp honey
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1 cup fresh greek yoghurt
  • fresh berries

Method

  1. Whisk or blend all ingredients (except yoghurt and berries) until smooth.
  2. Allow the batter to sit for 3-5 minutes.
  3. Prepare a pan with butter or coconut oil on a medium-high heat.
  4. Pour a ladle-full of batter and cook on eat side for about a minute, or until golden brown.
  5. For the topping, roughly chop some berries and add to a bowl of yoghurt. Fold.
  6. Stack the pancakes up high, pour berry yoghurt and enjoy!

 

 

Healthy Banana Flour Cinnamon Rolls

Fresh, soft, warm, fragrant cinnamon buns… they’re the stuff dreams are made of! This  healthy version takes them from the occasional-guilty-pleasure list to the delicious-yet-healthy list. Perfect for a leisurely Sunday bake, that is sure make your kitchen smell like a divine bakery.

Makes: 12 rolls | Cook Time: 30 mins | Prep Time: 30 mins

Ingredients

Dough:

Filling:

Icing:

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit and grease an 8“x 8” glass baking dish with some coconut oil.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add the water and yeast. Let sit a minute.
  3. Whisk in the eggs, butter, coconut sugar, and vanilla.
  4. Add the flour, salt, and baking powder and mix well. Let stand a couple minutes to let the dough firm up.
  5. Roll out the dough between two pieces of plastic wrap to 1/4 inch thick.
  6. Brush with ghee or coconut oil.
  7. In a small bowl, mix together the coconut sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle liberally over dough.
  8. Carefully roll up the dough, starting from one long side. Don’t rush it, and pat with your hands to fix any tears.
  9. Cut the dough into 1 to 2 inch slices and place face up in the baking dish. Press them down a little.
  10. Bake for 30 minutes.
  11. In a small bowl, combine the coconut milk and coconut sugar. Microwave 20 seconds or so and then stir in the banana flour.
  12. Drizzle over warm rolls and devour!

Energy Bar ‘Ice Cream Cone’

Kid-friendly and fun for adults too! A simple recipe with only 4 ingredients, no baking, and a fun twist. This is sure to be a hit at kiddie birthday parties, or even as a Sunday breakfast treat!

Serves: 8 balls | Prep Time: 45 mins

Ingredients

Method

  1. Combine the Mojo Bars in a food processor; process until very finely chopped. With damp hands roll into 8 balls (about 1 tablespoon each) and place in a pie pan. Freeze for 30 minutes.
  2. Remove from the freezer and cut a 1-inch long slit into the top of each ball (this is where the graham cracker “cone” will go)
  3. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Making sure to reserve some chocolate for dipping, spoon melted chocolate into 8 irregular circles on the paper (about 2 inches in diameter0. Dip the bottom half (opposite of slit) of each ball in the remaining chocolate and place on top of the chocolate circles. Slide a graham cracker triangle into each slit with the point of the triangle facing up. Top with sprinkles. Allow chocolate to set before serving.

Can be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

Easy Honey Flans

Utterly delicious, and fool-proof to make! These honey flans are great on their own, and as a base for a fruity compote or  caramel sauce. Great for dinner parties, as they can be prepared beforehand!

Serves: 6 | Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 30 mins

Ingredients

Method

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F. Pour sugar in a saucepan; place over medium heat and cook, gently shaking the pan until sugar melts and turns a light golden brown. Slowly stir in 3 Honey Twigs (Mixture will clump a little; gently stir just until melted.) Remove from heat; immediately pour hot caramelized sugar into 6 ramekins.
  2. Process condensed milk, milk, salt, egg yolk and remaining 4 Honey Twigs in a blender 10-15 seconds or until smooth; pour evenly over sugar in each ramekin. Place ramekin in a pan, add hot tap water to pan to depth of 1 inch. Cover loosely with aluminum foil.
  3. Bake at 350° for 30 – 35 minutes or until slightly set. Remove ramekins from water bath; place on a wire rack. Cool 30 minutes. Cover and chill 3 hours. Run a knife around edges of flans to loosen; invert flans onto a serving plate.

Iced Turmeric Green Tea

Cool and refreshing, this iced turmeric tea is packed with nutrients. Skip the drinks with unhealthy artificial ingredients and make this beautifully delicate green tea version at home!

Prep Time: 15 mins | Serves: 1-2

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (500ml) water
  • 1 inch fresh ginger root, minced
  • 2 teaspoons ground turmeric
  • 1 green tea bag
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup (85g) honey
  • Ice and fresh lime slices to serve (optional)

Method

1. In a medium pot, bring water close to a boil and add minced ginger, turmeric, honey, and salt. Simmer for 10 minutes then turn off the heat. Add the green tea bag and steep for 3 minutes, then take out. Strain out the solids using a fine mesh strainer and set aside.

2. Pick any sized glass or mason jar you like, fill 3/4 height with ice cube, pour the tea over the ice. Add fresh lime juice, honey to taste, garnish with a slice of lime, and enjoy!

Antioxidant Fruit Salad with Bee Pollen

Antioxidants are essential to good health and keeping age at bay. This fruit salad packs in a punch with lots of raw fruits and bee pollen – a superfood. If you’re new to bee pollen, start small with a sprinkle and gradually increase your intake to a teaspoon.

Prep Time: 5 mins | Serves: 4

Ingredients

Method

Cut the fruit into bite-size pieces and arrange in a bowl. Drizzle over with the vanilla infused honey & sprinkle the bee pollen.

Cranberry Smoothie Bowl

Super simple to make, easy to eat and tasty to boot. Start your mornings off right!

Prep Time: 10 mins | Serves: 2

Ingredients

For smoothie:

For toppings:

Method

  1. In a high powdered blender add almond milk, frozen cranberries, mixed berries, banana and brown sugar to the mixer.
  2. Start off blending your mixture slowly and once it starts to break up blend faster until the mixture is completely smooth. If the mixture is too thick add in a little more almond milk until you have reached your desired consistency.
  3. Pour your smoothie into 2 bowls and top with desired toppings.

 

Kesar Rose Gulab Jamun Ice Cream Cake

All your favourite sweets in one delicious avatar? We’ve got it right here for you! Super simple to make and your guests will definitely be wowed. Stand out from the crowd of regular Indian ‘mithai’ without compromising on the unmistakable flavours.

Prep Time: Serves: 1 cake

Ingredients

Method

  1. Boil the milk, grind the almonds  and add them along with the spice extracts. Turn off the heat, cover and allow the flavors to infuse for ten minutes.
  2. Whisk egg yolks along with sugar. Strain the flavored, cooled milk onto the whisked eggs.
  3. Return to a gentle flame and keep stirring constantly until the milk thickens. Cool.
  4. Add cream and flavor with rose water, fresh chopped rose petals.
  5. Freeze until set.
  6. Remove from refrigerator and soften slightly. In a rectangular cake tin place a layer of the ice cream. Then place the gulab jamuns evenly in 2 lines.
  7. Cover with the remaining ice cream, so that the gulab jamuns are hidden.
  8. Freeze again.
  9. When serving, cut diagonally so that each slice has a section of gulab jamun in it. Sprinkle with pistachios and more rose petals.

Rocket Kebabs

You can’t go wrong with kebabs at a party! This version is super healthy, and made with minimal oil, but packed full of flavour. The best bit though is the decoration! These bite-sized kebab rockets are sure to be all the rage at your parties.

Prep Time: 45 mins| Serves: 12-14 Kebabs

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mixed vegetables, chopped (carrots, beans etc)
  • 1/2 cup paneer
  • 2 medium boiled mashed potatoes
  • 3 green chillies, chopped
  • 1 inch ginger, chopped
  • 3-4 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • Himalayan Pink Salt – to taste
  • 1 tbsp chaat masala
  • Oil for shallow frying
  • 12-14 bamboo skewers
  • 1 red & yellow bell peppers, cut into triangles

Method

  1. Soak the bamboo skewers for 2-3 hours in water, so that they don’t burn when baking.
  2. Chop the mixed vegetables, and place them in a food processor/blender. Add the paneer, chillies, ginger, garlic and mint and blend till the mixture is a rough crumb. (Do not overblend!)
  3. Transfer to a bowl. Add the mashed potatoes, cornflour, masala powders and salt and mix with your hands till the mixture starts coming together.
  4. Once the mixture is ready, divide equally into lemon sides balls (approx 24-28). Wet your palms and place 2 each on a bamboo skewer. Top with a triangular piece of red or yellow bell pepper to give the effect of a rocket.
  5. Heat the oil in a shallow non-stick pan and space 2-3 kebabs in it. Cook till golden brown, and keep rotating will all sides are cooked.
  6. Once kebabs are done, drain on absorbent paper to remove excess oil, and serve upright in a tall container, along with mint chutney & fresh lemon wedges.

Gluten-Free Flax Seed Quinoa Crackers

Chips and dip are essential for entertaining. They’re a party staple that never go out of style. We’ve reinvented the chips into healthy, guilt-free crackers that make munching totally stress free. Perfect for those late nights, when hunger pangs just can’t be controlled!

Prep Time: 30 mins | Serves: 1 bowl

Ingredients

Method

  1. Soak flax seeds in water for 15 minutes. Grind them up.
  2. Mix quinoa flour with soaked, ground flax seeds (do not strain)
  3. Add olive oil, sea salt, and baking powder.
  4. Grease a  cookie sheet then spread the mixture out. Spread it out flat so it fills the entire sheet.
  5. Bake at 375 degrees F until it starts to brown on the edges (about 15 minutes), flip and bake a few more minutes.
  6. Cut up roughly or into squares & cool before serving.

Serve with any of our range of dips, hummus and yummy accompaniments!