Loaded Dates

Loaded Dates

Loaded Dates We’ve all been on one of those dates where we’re sitting across from that person we had high hopes for. It all sounded like a perfect match until you find out they’re in between jobs, sleeping on their grandma’s couch, and spent the last hour giving you way TMI about their last three exes. Well this is a way more satisfying kind of loaded date. If you crave chocolate and sweet treats like we do, you’re gonna love a night in with a hot tea, Netflix, and a few of these bad-boys. Recipe and photo courtesy of Lavinia Todor.   Ingredients: Medjool dates Favorite nut butter Almonds, whole Toppers: Chocolate puffed quinoa Chia seeds Toasted almonds Toasted coconut Strawberries Directions: Cut the dates lengthwise and remove the pit. Then fill them with a little nut butter and the toppings of your choice. Get creative - post below and tell us your favourites! WABAM!  Sweet craving,...
Chocolate Mousse Splurge

Chocolate Mousse Splurge

Chocolate Mousse Splurge! Recipe from Lavinia Todor Ingredients: 1 large ripe avocado 1 ripe banana 3 tbsp cocoa powder 4 tbsp date syrup (or other liquid sweetener of choice) 1 tsp vanilla extract Almond milk MAKE IT HAPPEN: Easy! Blend until smooth. Add a little almond or coconut milk to thin if necessary. Option to add granola or crunchy peanut butter at the bottom of the serving cups....
Peach ice cream

Peach ice cream

Peach Ice Cream Recipe from Lavinia Todor Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: 3 cups sliced peaches (3-4 medium peaches) ⅔ cup plain Greek yogurt or coconut yoghurt 2 tsp. raw honey or  agave (melted) 1 tsp. lemon juice MAKE IT HAPPEN: Place the peach slices on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper and freeze for at least 2-3 hours. Add the frozen peaches to the food processor and process until they become evenly crumbly, but not pureed. Add in the raw honey, plain greek yogurt, and freshly squeezed lemon juice into the food processor, and process again until smooth. When everything is incorporated, mixture will resemble loose soft serve. Taste for sweetness, and add additional honey as needed. You can serve immediately or transfer to air-tight container and freeze for a couple hours for a harder consistency....