Chai Apple Smoothie

This smoothie recipe is packed full of flavor and delicious spices, and an absolute treat!

Ingredients:
Mandelade (presoaked – 30g almonds and 20g of sunflower seeds)
1 apple (cored and sliced)
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/.2 cu (125 mL) cold water
Ice cubes
Fresh ginger
Spices – cloves, cinnamon, turmeric, cardamom

Preparation:
Add all of the ingredients to a high powered blender. Blend all together until smooth. Enjoy!

Credit: Metabolic Balance Canada and Mary Choi

Spiced Energy Balls

What do you think of when you read cinnamon, almonds and dates? For us Christmas immediately comes to mind! Today we have a recipe that combines these simple ingredients into a delicious but healthy Advent treat!

Ingredients:

70g dried dates
70g almonds
1 pinch of cinnamon
Cinnamon to garnish

Preparation:
If the dates are not pitted remove the pits, and cut into quarters. In a food processor, pulse the almonds, dates, and cinnamon until a uniform mixture forms. Form balls and sprinkle with cinnamon. Enjoy!