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!
Here’s a super quick breakfast in a jar recipe for you: overnight chocolate oats… 🙂
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).
If there’s one thing I love about healthy food, it’s being able to recreate delicious desserts and smoothies with raw, wholefood, delicious ingredients.
Some of my faves include my Chocolate Mousse Tart and Raw ‘Bounty’ Bar Slice. You wouldn’t really want to go back to the regular versions of these treats because they’re all dairy-free, refined sugar-free, gluten-free and vegan, which means you’re more likely to feel satiated and energised, rather than having to go through a sugar roller-coaster.