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Chia ‘Cheesecake in a glass’ Pudding

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAWe all enjoyed this delicious creamy chia dessert at our mid-year Youth Space dinner. Themed on a cheesecake but served in a glass, it looks good, tastes good and is loaded with nutritional goodness – including lots of minerals, omega 3s, fibre, good fats & protein. There’s no cooking (apart from lightly toasting some slivered almonds to go on top…)  Simply chop, mix, and layer. (The trickiest bit is spooning it into the glass cleanly 🙂 ) Continue reading

Raspberry Coconut Mousse

Hello friends, a sweet (but not too sweet) treat that looks stunning for your special occasion, but is very simple to make 🙂

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To get maximum impact you will need some nice looking glasses (not too big is good), some baby mint leaves (raid a garden) and a piping bag with a large star nozzle – this is the kind of no-fail piping, you can’t really get it wrong 🙂 Just swirl it into the glass without smearing it all over the top of the glass, and if you do just clean it off 😀

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Great fun for kids to make, and everyone to eat. Continue reading

Organic Peanut Butter Salted Caramel Vegan Cheesecake

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOkay, so this must be cheesecake week! My daughter and I made four different cheesecakes on Sunday, and another 3 cheesecakes on Monday…and this one was my favourite 🙂 (The strawberry one was pretty much equal favourite, we’ll put that up soon too.) These “cheesecakes” actually have no cheese, or dairy, they are made with soaked organic cashew nuts and coconut cream and other good ingredients.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Vegan cheesecakes: Coconut raspberry, strawberry, peanut butter salted caramel, mocha.

Vegan cheesecakes: Coconut raspberry, strawberry, peanut butter salted caramel, mocha.

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I looked up the benefits of soaking the nuts, so apart from making them easier to blend, it actually makes them easier to digest and easier to absorb the good nutrients from. Always throw away the soaking water, it contains the things we want to get rid of (if you want to look into this a bit closer Google it. I looked up http://healthyblenderrecipes.com/info/soaking_grains_nuts_seeds which was very informative, and suggests 2-4 hours is the optimum time for soaking cashews in warm water.)OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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Carob Mud Cake

Here’s a rich, chocolatey dessert that will satisfy. The concept originally inspired by Petite Kitchen’s Vegan Dark Chocolate Torte, we have replaced the dark vegan chocolate with the ingredients of vegan carob chocolate (cocoa butter, rapadura, carob powder, soy milk powder), reducing the cost considerably and removing all caffeine. We also changed the “icing” into a delicious vegan ganache, with that lovely velvety ganache-like texture. (Regular ganache is simply a mix of cream and melted chocolate.)  Continue reading

Carob Hazelnut Cheesecake

Wow! An amazing vegan, raw, delicious, satisfying, “cheese”cake. Recipe coming soon…

This cake is very large, makes 16 good sized slices. Use a good, large knife for slicing as the cake is quite firm.

Great with either an orange or raspberry jelly on top and splashes of carob chocolate.

Alternatively, if you are just in a hurry,  you can buy a whole cheesecake from our online shop by clicking here. (Pickup only.)

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