Christmas Pudding Bliss Balls

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Impress your friends’ and colleagues’ tastebuds this festive season with these divine, yet nutritious, Christmas Pudding Bliss Balls. Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, Paleo, Vegan Serves 12 Bliss Balls Time  45min Ingredients: 1 C mixed nuts (pecans, almonds and walnuts are delicious) 1/2 C mixed dried fruit (prunes, raisins etc) Juice and zest of 1/2 orange 1 T brandy optional 1 t … Read More

Passionfruit Bliss Balls

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I recently tried a passionfruit bar made by Blue Dinosaur. And REALLY liked it. So much so that I took to trying to recreate it myself. So, here’s what I’ve come up with, tastes almost identical, and sooooo good! Makes ~12 balls Time – 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 C desiccated coconut 1/2 C almonds 1/3 C dried dates, soaked in … Read More

Apricot Sesame Bliss Balls

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apricot sesame

What do you do when life gives you over a kilo of organic dried apricots? And you’re a fan of Tahini, hemp seeds, brazil nuts? And you’re about to head on a road trip? Well, I don’t know about you, but I made these apricot sesame bliss balls for Mum and I to take on our road trip 🙂 Recipe … Read More

Sweetener-free Carob Fudge Bliss Balls

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Carob fudge

I’ve been experimenting with Carob lately, and really liking the results. My first creation, Carob Bark is one of my favourite after-dinner treats at the moment, but these Carob Fudge Bliss Balls are right up there too!  They really do have that fudgy texture, and for me, I love having the buttons in there for a slight ‘crunch’ factor. Carob … Read More

Choc-Chip Fudge Bliss Balls – Low FODMAP & SIBO

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choc chip fudge balls

When you’re following a low FODMAP or SIBO-Biphasic protocol, there aren’t a whole lot of fruits and sweet things to include. After some tweaking and testing though, I’ve come up with these divine little balls of fudge goodness! You would have no idea that they’re completely sugar free and get the tick from the FODMAP family as well as SIBO … Read More

Naughty Black Galliano Bliss Balls

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With my Dutch background, it follows that I am an absolute sucker for anything aniseed and liquorice flavoured! Including Galliano :P. Understandably, these Black Sambucca Bliss Balls won’t be for everyone but for those who do like liquorice, they make for an awesome ‘night cap’! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V, Paleo Serves 12 balls Time 5 minutes Ingredients: 1 C almond meal 1/4 … Read More

Turmeric Latte Bliss Balls – Sugar Free

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With Winter fast approaching, it’s time to give our immune systems a little boost to help keep those winter lurgies at bay. There are many foods that can help your immune system; ginger, garlic, lemon, chilli. Turmeric is another. Turmeric Lattes are all the rage at the moment, as is the spice in general (last week I sent you my recipe for … Read More

Sugar-free Cookie-dough Bliss Balls

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I first saw these sugar-free cookie dough bliss balls on nutritionist Jess Cox’s instagram page and IMMEDIATELY took a screen shot and noted to make them. On the weekend I went over to Jess’s website and made these divine, gourmet, sugar-free, filling treats and CANNOT get enough! I like them so much I wanted to share them with you here, but … Read More

Raw Cacao Bean Bliss Balls

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cacao bean

  RAW CACAO BEAN BLISS BALLS I’ve been spending lots of time with my family in the Netherlands since arriving in Europe. Low and behold, the husband of one of my cousins is in the cacao bean trade! So what did I head home with after lunch at their place? A giant bag of raw cacao beans of course. I … Read More