All posts tagged: healthy fats

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Pecan Caramel Choco Shortbread Bars + It’s okay to not be Superhuman

Hi Friends! Oh how I missed you guys! I’m sorry for the lack of posts the past couple of weeks. But, as most of you might know, I just got back from a trip from Belgium and Italy just this week! The trip was incredible! There was so much walking, so many sights to see in such a short time, ate the most incredible waffles, dark chocolate, pasta, Tiramisu, and more cakes, and gelato and chocolate… Climbed up over 1000+++ stairs to see the city views of Brugge, Cinque Terre, Florence… that it was quite an adventure. I came back to Edinburgh feeling as if I had left my legs somewhere in Italy and not really being able to believe that just a few hours before that I was standing at the heart of the Vatican City. There will be a post telling the story of my adventure and all the foodie goodness and lessons I learned from the trip in the next post. Today I’m going to be sharing a very easy peasy snack …

Melt-in-Your-Heart Chocolate Covered Avocado Banana Pancakes

Roses are red, Violets are blue, Here are some pancakes from me to you!     I have a love affair with avocados and bananas. I have both of these foods daily in one form or another in my meal.They’re both creamy and so versatile that you can make anything with them! So I decided to experiment with the flavours and made a batch of these Melt-in-Your-Heart Chocolate Covered Avocado Banana Pancakes!   The avocado and bananas combined work so well together! The sweetness of the banana complement the tartness of the avocado and the chocolate sauce brings everything together!   Here are the ingredients you need!   Makes 5 big thick pancakes.     For the Pancakes: Dry 1/2 cup wholemeal flour 1/2 cup oats 1 tsp baking soda   Wet 1 Tbsp maple syrup (or honey, or another sweetener you prefer) 2 eggs (or 2.5 tsb flaxseeds with 5 tsb of water for a flax egg, let the flax egg sit for 10 minutes to gel up) 1/4 cup of almond milk (or …

Oatylicious Banana Almond Butter Cookies!

Who LOVES almond butter?   How about ripe bananas?   Raise your hands up if you think that: Bananas + Almond butter = a scrumptideliciously combination that goes oh so well together?! If you do, (i mean, who doesn’t??) you’re going to love this cookie. It is literally deliciousness in every bite. It’s chewy, and soft, and sweet, and moist. Did I mention, it’s perfect for dunking into a glass of warm milk too?         Here is the recipe!   Ingredients: Dry 1 1/2 cups of oats A pinch of salt Almonds to decorate A handful of chopped 4 medjool dates (optional)   Wet 1 super duper really ripe banana 2 Tbsp of almond butter 1 egg 1 – 2 Tbsp of maple syrup (or another sweetener you prefer)     Instructions: 1. Preheat the oven to 150 Celcius. 2. Combine the oats and salt together. Depending on your preference of how you like the dates in the cookie: -You may chop them really small (so they combine together in the cookie …