MATCHA NO BAKE ENERGY BITES – with VIDEO {gluten, dairy, egg, peanut, soy & ref. sugar free, vegan, paleo}

These matcha no bake energy bites pack both a wake-up and a nutritional punch. The matcha powder provides a gentle dose of caffeine, while the rest of the ingredients ensure that you get a nice balance of carbs, protein and healthy fats with this tasty snack, as well as plenty of vitamins and minerals. (Psst, there’s a video with step-by-step instructions, as well!)

Matcha No Bake Energy Bites {gluten, dairy, egg, peanut, soy & refined sugar free, vegan, paleo} - These matcha no bake energy bites make the perfect morning snack, as well as a pre workout or post workout treat. The matcha powder gives a gentle caffeine kick, while the rest of the ingredients provide a nice balance of carbs, protein and healthy fats, as well as vitamins and minerals. Gluten, dairy and refined sugar free, as well as vegan and paleo.

Do you like Mondays? I know I don’t. When I think of Mondays, I think of a Disneyesque character (a villain, obviously) cackling evilly and shrilly screaming: “Monday mornings are eeeearly mornings! Monday mornings are eeeearly mornings!”

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PISTACHIO RASPBERRY ENERGY BARS – with VIDEO {gluten, dairy, egg, peanut, soy & ref. sugar free, vegan, paleo}

These pistachio raspberry homemade energy bars taste like dessert but are the perfect quick healthy snack. They are super easy and quick to prepare with only 6 ingredients and 20 minutes of active preparation time. (Psst, there’s a video with step-by-step instructions, as well!)

Pistachio Raspberry Homemade Energy Bars {gluten, dairy, egg, peanut, soy & refined sugar free, vegan, paleo} - These pistachio raspberry homemade energy bars taste like dessert but are the perfect quick healthy snack. They are super easy and quick to prepare with only 6 ingredients and 20 minutes of active preparation time. Gluten, dairy, egg, soy, peanut and refined sugar free, as well as vegan and paleo.

It’s been a crazy week round here. Actually, the last few weeks months have been crazy. Whoever said that starting a blog in the first year of your PhD was a piece of cake was… actually, I doubt anyone has ever said that. Because, honestly, who could possibly be insane enough to do it?

Yep. That’s right. Me. *facepalm*

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RAW VEGAN RASPBERRY CHEESECAKE {gluten, dairy, egg, soy, peanut & ref. sugar free, vegan, paleo}

This raw vegan cheesecake is the perfect summer dessert: creamy, refreshing and perfectly balanced due to the slight tartness of the raspberries. The lemon zest in the crunchy almond crust adds an extra pop of flavour, which will blow your mind. This healthy dessert couldn’t be easier to make – it requires only 5 ingredients and there’s no need to turn on the oven! It’s vegan, paleo, gluten and dairy free, but most importantly, it’s super delicious.
(Psst, no coconut oil!)

Raw Vegan Raspberry Cheesecake {gluten, dairy, egg, soy, peanut & refined sugar free, vegan, paleo} - This raw vegan cheesecake is the perfect summer dessert: creamy, refreshing and perfectly balanced due to the slight tartness of the raspberries. The lemon zest in the crunchy almond crust adds an extra pop of flavour, which will blow your mind. This healthy dessert couldn’t be easier to make – it requires only 5 ingredients and there’s no need to turn on the oven! It’s vegan, paleo, gluten and dairy free, but most importantly, it’s super delicious.

You know one thing I haven’t talked about on here? Chemistry. Which is strange, given that – you know – I’m an Inorganic Chemistry PhD student.

Here’s the thing: Chemistry is fun and wonderful and exciting and in my humble opinion the closest we can get to “magic”. I’m sure many physicists, mathematician and artists are shaking their fists at me right now and shouting war, but hey – to each their own.

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RAW VEGAN CHOCOLATE COVERED COCONUT BARS {gluten, dairy, egg, peanut, soy & ref. sugar free, vegan, paleo}

If you’re a coconut fan, you’ll love these raw vegan chocolate covered coconut bars. If you’re not, you just might be converted. They are full of wholesome, plant-based ingredients, super healthy (for a dessert), and contain coconut in 4 different forms. This easy no bake vegan dessert recipe proves just how delicious healthy, allergy friendly sweets can be.

Raw Vegan Chocolate Covered Coconut Bars {gluten, dairy, egg, peanut, soy & ref. sugar free, vegan, paleo} - If you’re a coconut fan, you’ll love these raw vegan chocolate covered coconut bars. If you’re not, you just might be converted. They are full of wholesome, plant-based ingredients, super healthy (for a dessert), and contain coconut in 4 different forms. This easy no bake vegan dessert recipe proves just how delicious healthy, allergy friendly sweets can be.

First of all, these chocolate covered coconut bars are not homemade Bounty bars. They are so much more. They are Bounty bars raised to the power of more allergy friendly, more healthy and definitely 100% more delicious. (I’ve been informed that “Bounty” doesn’t really ring a bell for the USA folks… we’re talking about Mounds bars-type thingies. Cultural differences, what can you do.)

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