dessert

September 5, 2018
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Ingredients: (for 20 energy balls) 

1/2 cup nuts of your choice (a mix of walnuts and whole almonds tastes perfect – you can use pecans) 

1/3 cup coconut flakes 

1.5 tablespoons cocoa powder 

1 tablespoon water 

1 tablespoon vegetable oil 

15 pitted Medjool dates 

A pinch of salt 

Preparation:

in a food processor, process the nuts until they are fine 

Add the rest of the ingredients and process on medium/high speed until a dough form 

Transfer to a bowl 

Using a tablespoon as a scoop, form the balls (tablespoon size) 

Roll the balls in extra coconut flakes 

Chill until serving 


July 13, 2018
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Ingredients:

2 and a 1/2 cups flour mixed with 1 TBS baking powder and a pinch of  salt
4 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup oil
1 cup canned pineapple juice

Preparation:

preheat oven to 170 degrees C
Beat together eggs, sugar, vanilla on max speed for 2-3 mn
Gradually add oil and juice
Add flour mix while beating just until incorporated
Grease a pan with oil
Bake for 40- 50 mn
When it cools down, flip and decorate with strawberries and chocolate hazelnut spread (OPTIONAL)


July 13, 2018
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Ingredients:

340 gram butter, melted, kept warm
150 grams sugar
4 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
250 gram chocolate melted (i used a mix of milk and dark chococolate but u can use whatever you like)
Sifted togeher: 200 grams flour, 60 grams cocoa powder, 1 tsp salt
250 gram chocolate chunks

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 180 degrees celsius
In a bowl, mix together warm butter and sugar until well combined
Add eggs and vanilla and mix until creamy
Add melted chocolate and mix till combined
Add the flour, cocoa and salt mixture and combine using a spatula
Fold in chocolate chunks
Transfer to a pan
Bake for 20-25 mn


July 13, 2018
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Ingredients:

1. 1 3/4 cups flour
2. 1 cup sugar
3. 2 tsp baking powder
4. 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
5. 1/2 tsp salt
6. 1/2 cup cocoa powder
7. 2 eggs at room temperature
8. 1/2 cup vegetable oil
9. 1 cup liquid skimmed milk
10. 2 tsp vanilla
11. 1 cup BOILING water

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 17o decrees C
Combine well the ingredients 1 through 6
Add the following 7 through 10 ingredients while mixing wih an electric mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes
Add the hot water and mix with a spoon
Bake for 40-50 mn if doing a cake and 12-15 mn for cupcakes


July 11, 2018
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Ingredients:

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup white sugar
3/4 cup chocolate chips
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 egg
1 cup plain yogurt ( you can use low fat yogurt)
1/2 cup skimmed milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup chocolate chips

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 170 degrees C
Grease a pan with oil
Combine flour, sugar, 3/4 cup chocolate chips, cocoa powder, and baking soda in a large bowl.
Whisk egg, yogurt, milk, and vegetable oil in another bowl until smooth; pour into chocolate mixture and stir until batter is just blended.
Pour into cake pan
OPTIONAL: sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup chocolate chips on top
Bake in preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 35-40 minutes.
Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan


July 11, 2018
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Ingredients:

1 cup short grain rice, soaked for half an hour then drained

6 cups liquid skimmed milk

3/4 to 1 cup sugar

6 TBS cornstarch 

2 tsp rose water (or more to taste) 

1 tsp blossom water (or more to taste) 

Preparation: 

Cook rice in 1 cup water

Mix together all other ingredients while cold except for rose and blossom water 

When rice is cooked, add the milk mixture and keep stirring until the mixture thickens (almost boiling) 

Add the blossom and rose water and stir for another minute 

Put in serving bowls, allow to cool and refrigerate until serving 

Garnish with ground or whole pistachios 


July 10, 2018
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Ingredients:

1 cup fine rice 

3/4-1cup sugar (depends on how sweet you like it

1.5 TBS cinnamon 

1.5 TBS caraway 

7 cups water

**Note that u can use more spices if you wish**

Preparation:

Mix all the ingredients together and mix well with a hand mixer 

Cook on medium-high heat while stirring until it boils 

Turn heat to low and stir every 10 mn for 1.5 hours at least (up to 3 hours if you’re using more quantities) 

Pour into serving bowls 

Allow to cool before garnishing with coconut flakes, raw nuts (you have to soak the almonds, cashews and pine nuts if using with cold water then drain)  and raisins

 


July 10, 2018
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Ingredients:

2 eggs 

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 3/4 cups milk
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon white sugar

4 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation:

Preheat waffle iron. 

Beat eggs in large bowl with hand beater until fluffy. 

Beat in flour, milk, vegetable oil, sugar, baking powder, salt and vanilla, just until smooth

Pour mix onto hot waffle iron. 

Cook until golden brown. 

Serve with fresh berries/honey


July 10, 2018
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Ingredientsp:

2 and a 1/2 cups flour mixed with 1 TBS baking powder 

4 eggs 

1 tsp vanilla 

1 tsp orange zest

1 cup sugar 

1/2 cup oil 

1 cup liquid skimmed milk or orange juice 

2-3 TBS cocoa powder 

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 170 degrees C

Beat together eggs, sugar, vanilla and orange zest on max speed for 2-3 mn 

Gradually add oil and milk/juice 

Add flour mix while beating just until incorporated 

Grease a pan with oil 

Add 3/4 of the mix to the pan, leave 1/4 of the mix in the bowl 

Add the cocoa to remaining mix and beat well

Place the cocoa mix on top of the vanilla one in the pan and mix with a small spoon in a random circular motion 

Bake for 40- 50 mn

Allow to cool before removing from pan


July 10, 2018
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Ingredients for 8 pancakes:

1 cup oats

1 cup skimmed milk

1 egg

1 tsp vanilla

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp cinnamon

A pinch of salt 

Preparation:

In a food processor, process oats until they become flour like

Transfer oats to a bowl

Add baking powder,cinnamon and salt and combine well

Aside, mix egg with milk and vanilla

Add liquid mixture to ats mixture and mix just until combined

Let sit for 5 minutes

Scoop 1/4 cup of the mixture into a non-stick pan 

When bubbles form flip and leave until it’s well cooked

Serve with your favorite berries and greek yogurt mixed with honey 

 


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