Bounty Bar Bites Raw Treat Recipe

RAW BOUNTY BAR BITES RECIPE

15 / SEPTEMBER / 2021
SHEREE'S HEALTH DIARIES

Straight out of the Reclaim Your Radiance Wholefoods Recipe Book… my bounty bites! These little delights are vegan, gluten free, refined sugar free, but most definitely not FUN free!

Bounty bites are one of the most popular creations inside RYR so I thought I’d share a little taster with you! If you are a lover of coconut you are in the right place!

Coconut is a fantastic form of MCTs (medium chain triglycerides), whilst it has had a bad wrap for being high in saturated fats, MCT’s are actually super powerful when it comes to being antibacterial and antifungal (SIBO and candida I’m looking at you).

Coconut (and it’s oil), are a high quality fat source that have been linked to improved cognitive function, as well as increasing satiety (fullness), which as a result can help with weight loss. This is something to be mindful of though, as it is still a very high fat food and like all good quality fats, should be enjoyed in moderation (like a portion of one of these bounty bite slices).

MCT’s like coconut due to their shorter chains, are actually more easily digestible too! And because of the bonus of being antibacterial/antifungal this is another win for your gut! Check out the recipe below:

INGREDIENTS

Makes around 20 servings

-  3 & ½ cups shredded unsweetened coconut
-  1 tbsp. unsweetened vanilla extract
-  ½ cup coconut cream
-  1 tbsp. coconut oil
-  2 tbsp. vanilla plant/collagen protein powder

1 – 2 tbsp. stevia (optional) to sweeten

For topping: ½ loving earth chocolate bar melted + 1 tsp. coconut oil

METHOD

  1. Mix all main ingredients together in a bowl then pour in a long slice tray.
  2. Put in the freezer and let it set for around 2 – 3 hours.
  3. Top with melted chocolate mixed with coconut oil

If you do make this, be sure to tag me on social media @strengthen.heal.nourish and let me know what topping creations you come up with, I am always looking for more inspo!

ENJOY!

Yours in Health,
Sheree xo


SHEREE BEAUMONT

Holistic Nutritionist, Personal Trainer & Wellness Coach I empower women like you to transform their lives, understand their bodies and feel their best from the inside out!

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Boost Your Protein Intake Hemp Heart Snacks

BOOST YOUR PROTEIN INTAKE WITH HEMP HEARTS + 3 SIMPLE SNACKS TO TRY

12/ MAY/ 2021
SHEREE'S HEALTH DIARIES

WHAT’S THE HYPE WITH HEMP?

This naturally sourced, plant based protein, is packed full of a variety of nutrients, including being rich in amino acids. In fact, hemp is actually a COMPLETE protein, meaning that it contains all nine of the essential amino acids.

Why this is important is that essential amino acids are just that, essential to the body. The difference with the essential amino acids is that they are not able to be produced by our body, therefore we need to find it in our food sources. Making hemp a fantastic source to draw from!

MORE ABOUT HEMP

Whilst hemp is derived from the same cannabis species, there can be no worries about these nutritious little gems (hemp hearts), containing any of the psychoactive ingredients that you would find in marijuana as it does not contain any of the THC (tetrahydrocannabinol). So nothing to worry about here!

I have been trying @harvestohand hemp protein and hemp hearts, and I am excited to share with you 3 of my favourite snacks that I add these hemp hearts to, to boost their protein intake (helping not only recovery, repair and growth, but stabilising my blood sugar levels making my hormones happier).

SNACK RECIPES

Snack 1: Celery sticks with almond butter + hemp hearts
Ingrediets: 3 - 4 celery sticks + 2 tbsp. almond butter + 2 tbsp. hemp hearts
Instructions: Spread the almond butter inside the celery sticks and sprinkle the hemp hearts on the top, yielding about 15 - 16g of protein per serve.

Snack 2: Coconut yoghurt + berries + hemp hearts
Ingredients: ⅓ cup coconut yoghurt + ½ cup berries of choice + 2 tbsp. hemp hearts
Instructions: Sprinkle the berries and hemp hearts over the yoghurt and enjoy, yielding about 8 - 9g of protein per serve.

Snack 3: Apple + cashew butter + hemp hearts
Ingredients: 1 apple + 1 tbsp. cashew butter + 1 tbsp. hemp hearts
Instructions: Dip the ends of the apple in the cashew butter and then sprinkle with hemp hearts, yielding about 7 - 8g of protein per serve.

You can also add these to the top of your porridge, salads or in a chia pudding for an extra protein boost!

Stay tuned for my hemp protein breakfast bar recipe… coming soon!

Yours in Health,
Sheree xo


SHEREE BEAUMONT

Holistic Nutritionist, Personal Trainer & Wellness Coach I empower women like you to transform their lives, understand their bodies and feel their best from the inside out!

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