Pumpkin + pine nut pairing

We had friends over on the weekend and I made this pumpkin + pine nut salad to serve with a roasted chicken. It was the perfect salad that dished up a good punch of fibre, Vitamin A (thank you beloved pumpkin) and healthy fats. Recipe for you here guys. Enjoy!
Roasted pumpkin + pine nut salad
Serves 4
Ingredients
4 cups butternut pumpkin, skin

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Choc peanut butter balls

Great source of protein/ dairy free/ raw/ vegan
Choc peanut butter balls
Ingredients
2 scoops raw protein powder
1/2 cup coconut flour
1/2 cup cocoa powder
3 Tbls 100% peanut butter
3 Tbls Coconut oil
Handful crushed activated nuts (can use non-activated nuts)
2 spoons Stevia
2 Tbls Chia seeds, plus extra for rolling balls in
Water
Method
1. Mix all ingredients in bowl until well combined. Add water if you need to

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Choc Espresso smoothie

These scorching days call for all things cold. I just made this guilt-free choc espresso smoothie and it went down a treat. Dairy + sugar free. Yes please.
Choc espresso smoothie
(for 2 people)
2 espresso shots (can use instant coffee if you don’t have espresso)
2 bananas, frozen
2 cups unsweetened almond milk
1 Tbls cocoa powder
1/2 tsp stevia
1 cup ice
Blend all ingredients

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Spring superfood smoothie

Made this baby this morning for breaky. I also added ice and blanched the kale first by adding boiling water to a cup packed with the kale.
Violet loved it – kiddy friendly.
Spring superfood smoothie
Ingredients
2 medium bananas, frozen
1/2 punnet blueberries
1 Tbls chia seeds
Large handful kale, blanched (simply pour boiling water over kale in a cup or bowl)
2 cups unsweetened almond milk
handful

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Chili beef + brown rice with roasted veg

Chili beef + brown rice with roasted veg
Ingredients (serves 2)
500g organic lean beef mince
1 can organic diced tomatoes
1-2 red chilies, chopped (can add more if you like it more spicy)
4 carrots, whole, ends trimmed
2-3 cups brussels sprouts, cleaned
2-3 garlic cloves
Olive oil
S+P
Method
1. Brush veges with oil, coat with salt + pepper, and bake in oven for 40-45min 170 degrees.
2. Cook rice

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