Desserts

Chunky Choc Chip/Carob Cookies

By Gayatri A | May 16, 2017

Another one of ASMY’s classic favourites. We often serve these at our programs and get so many people wanting the recipe. So to all those requests, here they are, deliciousness! 1 cup each of plain flour, desiccated coconut, rolled oats 1/4 cup raw sugar 1/2 tsp baking soda 2 Tbsp golden syrup 1/4-1/2 cup each …

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Chocolate nut tahini bliss balls – (Raw, Vegan & GF)

By Gayatri A | May 16, 2017

3/4 cups mixed nuts of choice 1/2 cup tahini 1/4 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup cacao powder (or carob powder) 3/4 desiccated coconut or sesame seeds for rolling Drop vanilla essence Blitz nuts in food processor, not too chunky but avoid making them them into a powder, you want a good texture through your ball. …

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Tahini Coconut Bliss Balls (Raw, Vegan, Gluten Free)

By Gayatri A | May 9, 2017

Don’t we love our bliss balls. So simple,easy and quick to make. You can make them healthy or not so healthy whichever mood you’re in and they taste fantastic. Whenever we serve bliss balls at the centre, we always get so many positive comments and feedback. Chantelle made these a few weeks back and so …

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Gluten Free Vegan Chickpea Flour Date Cake

By Gayatri A | March 19, 2017

Wow I just made this watering date and almond cake! It was so moist I didn’t even worry about putting icing or cream on it. It is perfect just as it is. This amazing cake was cooked with besan (chickpea) flour. It is just the same as using regular flour, but you need to use both …

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Hobnobs

By Gayatri A | March 13, 2017

These oaty delicious treats were made by Sarala recently for The Mantra Room West End.  They were such a hit and I had so many people asking me for the recipe that I thought I’d share it with everyone out there. Ingredients 125g unsalted butter 80g brown sugar 2 tbsp golden syrup 100g quick oats 100g wholemeal …

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Baked Oatmeal with Lemon & Currants – Gluten free

By Gayatri A | December 30, 2016

Ingredients 1 Cup Rolled Oats 3⁄4 tsp Baking Powder Pinch of Salt 1⁄2 Cup Mashed Ripe Banana 1⁄4 Cup Unsweetened Applesauce 2 tsp Maple Syrup 1 1⁄2 tsp Vanilla Extract 2 Tbsp Currants 2 Tbsp Chopped Pistachios 2⁄3 Cup Almond Milk Zest of 1 Lemon Juice of 1 Lemon Baked Oatmeal with Lemon & Currants …

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Cooling Healthy Raw Ganache Cake

By Gayatri A | December 30, 2016

This would have to be my favourite raw food dessert so far.  It is decadent, but oh so healthy and it sure satisfies that sweet tooth.  Combining Avocados and dates with a nut base and fresh berries is a real winner. Ingredients Cake 4 Cups Dry Raw Walnuts 1 Cup Carob or Cacao Powder 1 …

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Summer Cooler

By Madya Lila Dasi | December 29, 2016

It’s so important for food to LOOK good as well as taste good. Maladhar, the hostess of the Deep Peace Retreats applied her artistry to this simple parfait at the last retreat and wowed us all. “It’s all about colour and freshness” she told us.  ☺ Ingredients Parfait glasses: If you want to feed the …

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Vegan Banana Pancakes with Poached Orange Segments

By Gayatri A | May 11, 2016

  For a lazy Sunday morning! Pancake batter: 2 very ripe bananas 1.5 cups of self raising flour 1 teaspoon of baking powder 2 table spoons of corn starch 2 cups of water 1 teaspoon of vanilla essence pinch of salt half a cup of raw sugar Orange segments: 3 oranges, peeled and separated into …

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Haupia

By Gayatri A | November 5, 2015

  Haupia is a traditional Hawaiian sweet.  These days it is often used as a cake topping, being a healthy alternative to western style icings.  It is light and tasty and a great summer dessert or between meal snack. Makes 16 small squares ¾ cup cornflour 2 14-oz. cans coconut milk 1 cup sugar 1 …

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