#DaliasKitchen | Summer Health Kick

BY Dalia Dogmoch Soubra / May 8 2017 / 14:19 PM

Healthy, wholesome snacks that hit the sweet spot

#DaliasKitchen | Summer Health Kick
Aasiya Jagadeesh

Healthy Granola Mix

Makes 500g

Prep time: 10 minutes

30g brazil nuts

50g hazelnuts

50g walnuts

75g almonds

50g flaxseeds

50g chia seed

100g shredded coconut

½ tsp Himalayan salt

1 tbsp palm sugar (optional)

2 tbsp raw cocoa nibs (optional)

3 tbsp coconut oil

30g sunflower seeds

1. Preheat your oven to 200C. Place the nuts on a baking tray and roast for 5 minutes. 

2. In a food processor, blend the nuts with the flax and chia seeds, coconut, salt (and palm sugar and cocoa nibs if you are using them). Pulse until they resemble a granola texture. 

3. Add the oil and sunflower seeds and pulse just once more to combine.

4. Serve with almond, coconut milk or yoghurt and add raw honey if you prefer it a little sweeter. Enjoy!

Coconut, Avocado & Pistachio Pudding 

Serves 4

Prep time: 15 minutes

3 ripe avocados

300ml coconut milk

3 - 4 tbsp raw honey 

1 tbsp chia seed

2 tbsp shredded coconut

3 tbsp shelled, chopped pistachios

1. In food processor, blend the avocados, coconut milk and honey until smooth. 

2. Add the chia seed and pulse one more time to combine.

3. Pour the pudding in ramekins and set in the fridge for at least 30 minutes. 

4. Top with coconut and pistachios and serve cold. So good.

Vanilla, Banana, Almond & Flax Shake

Serves 4

Prep time: 5 minutes 

500ml almond milk

2 ripe bananas

3 tbsp natural almond butter

1 handful of peeled almonds

2 tsp milled flaxseed

5 pitted dates

½ tsp Himalayan salt

1 handful of ice cubes

1. In a blender add all the ingredients and blend until smooth.

2. Add the ice and blend until well combined. 

3. Serve with a sprinkle of flaxseed and serve cold. Delicious.