Protein Balls

Ingredients:

1 cup dates (pitted // if dry, soak in warm water for 10 minutes, then drain well)
3 Tbsp all-natural salted peanut or almond butter
1/4 cup dairy-free dark chocolate (roughly chopped) or whey protein
2Tbsp coconut
2/3 cup gluten-free rolled oats or almond flour

Instructions
Pulse pitted dates in a food processor or blender until they’re in small pieces or it forms a ball .
Add oats, chocolate, chia seeds and peanut butter and pulse or mix until combined. You want there to be consistently small pieces but not overly processed.
Carefully roll into 1-inch balls (29-30 grams per ball), using the warmth of your hands to mold them together. Should yield 14-15 balls (amount as original recipe is written // adjust if altering batch size).
To set, pop in the fridge or freezer for 15 minutes. Otherwise, eat as is! Will keep fresh in an air-tight bag or container for up to a week. Freeze for longer-term storage.


Low-Carb Zucchini Pasta

Ingredients:

2 zucchinis, peeled

1 tablespoon olive oil

¼ cup water

salt and ground black pepper to taste

Preparation :

Step 1
Cut lengthwise slices from zucchini using a vegetable peeler, stopping when the seeds are reached. Turn zucchini over and continue ‘peeling’ until all the zucchini is in long strips; discard seeds. Slice the zucchini into thinner strips resembling spaghetti.

Step 2
Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir zucchini in the hot oil for 1 minute. Add water and cook until zucchini is softened 5 to 7 minutes. Season with salt and pepper (you can add tomatoes and cheese if you like).

Low carb cookie

This cookie is amazing for someone who like me, is trying to reduce the sugar in their diet and trying to eat a bit healthier. Hope you enjoy 🙂

Ingredients:

3 tablespoons of xylitol ( your choice of sugar )
1 egg
60 g peanut butter
50 g of melted dark chocolate 75%
75g of almond flour

Preparation:

Mix everything and leave in the fridge for 15 minutes, then make balls and place in a square pan, with baking paper.

Wait to cool 10 minutes before serving.