Raw chocolate treats I made this week…

These two recipes go together.

Basically I was making a fudge cake for a party, but I couldn’t get all the fudge out of the blender.

You could use a food processor, or, as I did, make a  rich raw chocolate for adults, and then add milk and 2 bananas to the remaining fudge, to create a chocolate mix for iced-lollies.

This is also good use of the walnut milk, which is a by-product of the cake recipe, great!

The lollies contain very little cacao, so work well as healthy treats for young children.

I was in a hurry so unfortunately no photo :( (except for the kids enjoying the lollies!)

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Recipe yields:

6-8 iced lollies

4-6 adult portions of fudge cake

 

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Avocado Banana Pudding


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This is such a simple, versatile recipe. I have fed it to my twins regularly since they were 6 months old, in various forms. It is quite simply 1 ripe banana to 1 ripe avocado per person.

Then blend, food process or mash together. You could vary it in the following ways, there are surely others, but these are ones I have tried:

  • I add a mixed green powder, but spirulina is also good.  I make it for breakfast every weekend or school (summer) holiday morning.*
  • Add, carob (or cacao) to make a chocolate pudding.  (Freeze bananas the evening before or earlier, to make an ice cream pudding).
  • Add organic vanilla essence.
  • Omit the powders and add greek yoghurt to make it more filling (more…)

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Sweet like Chocolate, Fudge ‘Ice cream’ Lollies

imageChocolate-like Fudge Iced Lollies.

But better for children, chocolate and guilt free :-)

A pediatrician told me last week that 85% of the population of Malta is lactose intolerant.  Avocados, as opposed to milk, give this recipe it’s creaminess.

Avocados, I see as a superfood for children.  A great source of fat, calories, high in protein, dietary fiber, folate, vit C and K.

My daughter eats them straight but for my son I blend them with sweet foods such as fruit.

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