Category: Snacks


Easy, Healthy Dessert To Impress A Dinner Party

In this month’s ‘Baking Box,’ every single GMB subscriber will receive THREE, yes three 100g blocks of our favourite organic + fairtrade chocolate by Bennetto. Give Bennetto Chocolate a try in this months 'Baking Box' Two thumbs up that antioxidant-rich cocoa – and not sugar – is the first (i.e., the main) ingredient in Bennetto Chocolate, but we really just love this brand because it’s delicious AND for a good cause. Apart from eating your Bennetto choccie straight-up (obviously), we thought you might be keen

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Nutrition Snacks
Are All Muesli Bars Good For You?

By GMB Doctor Sandy Krafchik. Muesli bars are a very popular snack choice since they are portable, convenient, cost effective, and provide vitamins, minerals and fibre. A healthy muesli bar should also keep you full between meals. However, it can be difficult to navigate which ones are healthy and which are not. Muesli bars are marketed as healthy snacks, but unfortunately many contain added sugar, refined starch and fat, are highly processed and lack sufficient fibre to keep you satiated until your next meal. Don't

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How To Get More Plant-Based Omega 3 In Your Diet

We often hear about omega 3 fats, particularly in relation to salmon, and it being a healthy choice. Omega 3s aren’t just found in fish though, they are present in an array of plant foods as well. Read on to learn more about some great sources of plant-based omega 3, along with why they are important, and signs of potential deficiency! Try out Isowhey bliss balls which are full of omega 3s in this months August "Baking Box" So why is omega 3 important?

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Tropical Lime 'Vegan' Bliss Balls

This recipe was kindly shared with us by our wonderful friends at the Natural Health Company. It's an absolute favourite in the GMB office, such a delicious snack for when you want something sweet. (Makes approx. 11 large Bliss Balls). Ingredients 2/3 cup dried pineapple (chopped into small pieces) 1 cup desiccated coconut 1 cup almond meal 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 tablespoon honey (or Agave Nectar) 1 tablespoon lime rind (finely grated) 2 scoops Organic Fusion - Tropical 3 tablespoons of water (add

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Vegan Raspberry and White Chocolate Cookies

This recipe was kindly shared with us by our amazing friends at Pureharvest. It is made with their Almond Quench which is an absolute favourite at the GMB office. This is a delicious, healthy cookie recipe made with white chocolate and raspberries. Ingredients 160 g gluten-free flour 100 g almond meal 1/2 tsp baking powder pinch of salt 100 g organic coconut palm sugar 85 g Pureharvest Rice Malt Syrup 50 g coconut oil, melted 2 tbsp chia seeds 3 tbsp Pureharvest Almond Quench

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Banana & Buckwheat Bread

This nutritious banana bread recipe was kindly shared with us by the amazing Jessica Hoskins of Sage and Folk. Enjoy! Servings: 10-12 | Prep time: 10 mins | Total time: 1h 10 mins Ingredients 1 1⁄2 cups buckwheat flour 1 cup raw honey 1 teaspoon baking powder 1⁄2 teaspoon bicarbonate of (baking) soda 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 cup bananas mashed ripe (approximately 3 bananas) + 1 extra, halved 1 organic egg 1⁄2 cup plain (natural) yoghurt 1⁄4 cup olive oil 2 teaspoons vanilla bean

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