Chocolate-Covered Strawberries Mugcake

It’s hard to even count how many different cakes I’ve ever eaten. Different shapes and sizes and flavors. And on different occasions: holidays, birthdays, un-birthdays, dinner, breakfasts, and a lot more. The stage of excitement begins when I mix the … Continue reading

Apple-Mango Oat Cake

Apples are probably one of my favorite fruits. And they’re in season!

We would like to thank Nadia from Nad’s Healthy Kitchen for sharing this recipe with us. 🙂

INGREDIENTS
[CAKE]
1/4 cup (60 ml) of almond or soy milk
3 tbsp (about 37 g) quark or (low fat/ 0% fat greek yogurt)
1 tsp vanilla extract (or some honey)
2 tbsp (25 g) stevia/sugar
2 egg whites
3 tbsp (17 g) oats
1 tsp baking powder

[TOPPINGS]
1 apple
1/2 mango
1 tbsp sliced almonds

[HONEY-QUARK SAUCE]
2 tbsp (25 g) quark (or low fat or 0% fat Greek yogurt)
1 tsp all natural honey
1 tsp vanilla extract

1. Add milk, yogurt, vanilla extract, stevia sugar and egg whites into a medium sized mixing bowl. Stir well to a smooth consistency. Add the oats and baking powder, stir again.

2. Lay out a small round cake mold with parchment paper and add the yogurt mixture to the cake mold.

3. Cut the apple in half, take out the seeds and cut into thin slices. Also peel 1/2 a mango and cut into thin slices as well.

4. Add the apple and mango slices on top of the batter the way you want to.

5. Sprinkle the sliced almonds on top of the fruit and put into the oven at 180ÂşC (350ÂşF) for about 30 minutes. the top should be golden brown.

6. Mix the yogurt with the honey and vanilla extract and put into the fridge. take the cake out of the oven, let cool for a bit, slice up and eat with the honey yogurt. enjoy!

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Super Salad

This time of year is an excellent time to start eating more greens in your diet. We’ll show you what you can do to boost your salad, and a homemade dressing packed with antioxidant.
 

INGREDIENTS
SALAD:
Mixed greens
1 carrot, shredded
1/2 ripe avocado sliced
1/2 apple, sliced
a handful strawberries, halved
handful of blueberries

BLUEBERRY ACAI DRESSING:
1/4 heaping cups blueberries
1 tsp ginger powder
2 TBS acai juice
2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 tbsp maple syrup
a splash of water
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
salt + pepper

OMEGA SPRINKLES:
½ TBS sunflower seeds
½ TBS flax seeds
½ RBS chia seeds
½ TBS hemp seeds

1. Mix salad ingredients in a large bowl

2. Make the dressing: Combine all of the ingredients in a blender and blend on high until you have a creamy and unified mixture. Check for seasoning and sweetness, adjust and set aside.

3. Arrange the greens. Top the greens carrots, avocado, apple, strawberries, and blueberries. Stir the dressing (it should have thickened a bit) and drizzle it all over the top and garnish the salad with the seeds sprinkle.