Raw Chocolate Protein Balls

Raw Chocolate (Cacao) Protein balls


INGREDIENTS:

  • 100-150g’s of dates-deseeded & chopped. Can add stevia or RAW honey to make sweeter.
  • 125g’s of Mayan Super food RAW Cacao Powder. High in anti-oxidants & low in sugar (healthy food store)
  • 150g’s of coconut oil – preferably Aclara (healthy food store)
  • 150g’s of Organic Butter – RAW or Paris Creek  (health food store)
  • 100-150g’s of Desiccated Coconut
  • 2 whole RAW Organic eggs
  • Optional – 1” chopped fresh ginger, u can’t taste it & is good for inflammation
  • 1 Tablespoon of Cinnamon
  • 200g”s of Almonds or Pecans (pre soaked to aid in digestion)
  •  50g’s of mixed seeds (pre soaked also)

INSTRUCTIONS:

On the stove on a very low heat slowly melt down organic butter & coconut oil, take off heat & add cacao powder & mix through.

Add everything to the food processor except for the nuts & seeds & mix through.

Once mixed through add nuts & seeds & mix for a further 15 seconds in the food processor. Making sure to leave the nuts fairly chunky.

Place container in the fridge for approx 1 hour to harden (set)

Take out of fridge & wait until soft enough to scoop out easily approx 1 & 1/2 tablespoons into your hand & roll into a ball (this is the messy bit)

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Margarine or Butter?

Below is a list of the steps involved in making margarine. Is it as good for us as some so-called experts tell us on the TV & advertisements?  

I don’t think so.. i wouldn’t eat it if you paid me. 

HOW IS MARGARINE MADE?

Ever wonder how margarine is made?  Many people probably know it is made by a process called hydrogenation. But few are aware of the details of what goes on during hydrogenation.

Here is a step-by-step description of the hydrogenation process.

How is margarine made: Step 1

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Eggs

The Media really does cloud us with different ideas as to what is healthy & what is not.  Big food co-operations just have one goal, increasing their bottom line. Cost cutting on the production line at our health’s expensive.! I have touched on the importance of getting your food from the right source in other blogs…locally organically grown meat & Poultry should also be PASTURE FED ! meaning free to roam & eat grass, worm’s & whatever else falls into the animals natural instinct. Alot of the time these days animals are just fed grain’s, corn, Antibiotics/Growth hormone & other things too disgusting to mention with the most important thing for the farmer being his bottom line, these cheaper feeds fatten the animals up a lot quicker but at what expense?

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