I can remember exactly when my obsession for raw treats started. I was working as an online health editor at the time and my colleague asked if I’d tried avocado chocolate mousse before. I was like, “Ew, what’s that?” As it turns out, I found it pretty amazing… I even made a 5 minute version of it here and, because I love it so much, I’ve made a paleo cake version here.
I’ve come to realise that I have quite an obsession with raw cakes. Not only because I have a mean sweet tooth, but because raw cakes are like a cross between a traditional cheesecake and an ice-cream cake… so delicious but oh so healthy!
I love having smoothies for breakfast but the absolutely freezing Sydney weather just calls for something a bit more warming and nourishing, which is why I love making this healthy baked breakfast slice.
This is my super easy raw tropical tart that tastes just like mango ice-cream! Play around with your own quantities… you can’t go wrong!
Those who know me would say that I’m a little short on patience. I want to get things done fast, I move fast and I eat fast. It’s something I’m working on – I have to consciously remind myself that there’s no rush to do things.
My lack of patience is also probably why I tend to make things that are either low on fuss, done in a relatively short amount of time, or with few ingredients – which is why this three-ingredient recipe instantly caught my eye. Yep, you read that right: three ingredients! It’s as easy as making a cup of tea. Seriously.
Who needs to buy a chocolate milkshake, thickshake or ice-cream drink concoction when this healthy smoothie tastes SO MUCH better and it’s good for you (you’ll be satisfying your chocolate craving while sneaking in some veggie goodness thanks to the baby spinach. Plus, blending the chia seeds makes them more easily absorbed in the body).