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What is the #burntchef about? I tried to make brownies… not your delicious calorie loaded variety, a healthier version. I am not trying to be better or cooler for making a healthier recipe. It is after gaining a heap of weight, conclusions were reached that food was making me fat! I still want to eat yummy things and just have to make healthier versions of the sweet delicious gold. Not really sure about the brownie thing, why not just eat cake or cookie dough? Oh right, it’s a combination of those textures that make brownies so popular, so I see that it is appealing! I got into making the healthy brownies one morning, I had all the ingredients and I had time so why not? I made them and I burnt them. Yes the brownies fought back, they know I

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Lunchbox life healthy mini banana muffins

Lunchbox life / Mini Banana Muffins

NUT FREE + REFINED SUGAR FREE VENUZI Recipe MINI BANANA MUFFINS How many: 24 mini or 12 large Time it takes: 30 mins cook and prep INGREDIENTS ½ cup unsalted butter ½ cup coconut sugar 1 egg (room temp) 3 small overripe bananas 1 tsp bi-carb soda, dissolved in 1 tsp hot water 1 ½ cups plain flour (Spelt or buckwheat are my choice) ½ tsp vanilla extract ¼ tsp salt ½ tsp fresh nutmeg 1 tsp cinnamon METHOD Preheat Oven 180 degrees Line muffin tin with muffin cups, spray with oil Cream butter and sugar with beater Add egg, bananas, vanilla and mix well Stir in the flour, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt Add dissolved bi-carb Mix using the electric mixer or with a spoon, until fully combined (Add optional flavours at this point, with a spoon only) Using a

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Better Biscuits
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Lunchbox Life / Better Biscuits

VENUZI Recipe Better Biscuits How many: 24 Time it takes: 25 mins cook and prep INGREDIENTS 1 cup coconut oil ½ cup coconut sugar ½ tsp vanilla extract ½ tsp almond extract 1 egg (room temp) 2 cups spelt flour (Option: include ½ cup almond meal) 1 tsp baking powder 1 ½ Tbs milk METHOD Preheat Oven 180 degrees Line two baking trays with baking paper Use electric mixer to beat coconut oil, coconut sugar, vanilla and almond extract until creamy and combined Add egg and mix again Sift in flour and baking powder Add milk and stir until combined Roll dough into tablespoon size balls, placing the ball on the lined tray about 5 cm apart (12 per tray) Once all the balls are rolled, use a fork or back of a spoon to squash the ball into a

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Healthy Dinners 2 weeks of recipes

Are you like me, and have been trying to fit into your old small clothes? Do you make dinner for your family, but sacrifice your goals for the sake of making yummy food for your family? If you answered yes to one of the above, this is for you…. Its easy to cook the below recipes and with a bit of creativity, I invite you to add your own flavour twist! Crispy skin trout fillet with organic soba and sesame cucumber salad Peanut marinated tofu, brown rice and green veg Chicken (Thigh) in chilli basil sauce with colourful veg and brown rice Slow cooked beef cheeks with mashed veg (sweet potato, carrot, pumpkin) and peas Pumpkin nacho chips with kidney bean salsa, guacamole and salad Tumeric chicken & corn soup with barley Ginger & tamari marinated chicken breast with colourful

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Snickers Slice…Healthy ….What?!
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Slightly Better / Raw Snickers Slice

VENUZI Recipe Snickers Slice…Healthy ….What?! How many: 20-30 servings depending on slice size Time it takes: 20 mins prep, 2 hours to set   INGREDIENTS BASE: ½ cup almonds 2 TBS sunflower seeds 2 TBS flaxseed or linseed 6-8 dates 1-2 TBS water CARAMEL: ¼ cup real peanut butter (no added sugar) ¼ cup tahina ¼ cup coconut oil melted ½ cup rice malt syrup 1 tsp salt ¾ cup dry roasted peanuts CHOC TOP: ¼ cup coconut oil melted 2 TBS rice malt syrup 2 TBS raw cacao powder   METHOD Melt the coconut oil (Measure for caramel & choc top combined), set aside and allow to cool THE BASE: In a food processor mix the almonds, sunflower seeds, flaxseed or linseed. Until chopped well, then slowly add the dates and water, but only enough so it’s still dry!

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