Top 5 Instagram Recipes – February

We love seeing the creations our Instagram community are cooking up! Here’s our February round up, where we keep that summer feeling alive even though the temperature is starting to drop.

 

First up, we have Taylor’s Matcha Overnight Oats they’re a sure-fire way to get you going in the morning. Check out the recipe below for an easy breakfast boost.

Ingredients:
½ cup of rolled oats

½ cup of almond milk (or your own milk preference)

½ cup of Cocobella coconut water 1 tbsp of Greek or natural yogurt

1 teaspoon of rice syrup

Method:
Place the oats, almond milk, coconut water, matcha powder, yogurt and rice syrup to a small bowl and stir to combine. Transfer mixture to a secure jar or container and place in the refrigerator overnight (or for at least 8 hours).

When ready to serve add any of the following: Fresh fruits; strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, passion fruit, figs, plums, pear, peaches, pomegranate seeds, blackberries, apple, rhubarb, kiwi, banana, cherries. Nuts and seeds; cashews, almonds, macadamias, hazelnuts, walnuts, brazil nuts, pepitas, sunflower seeds Dried fruits; dried cranberries, goji berries, mulberries, dried wild figs, dried blueberries, Inca berries, coconut flakes

Serves:
Adjust quantities to suit your appetite.

 

These super easy icy pops from Ellie will have you creating your own fruit bowl version in no time!

Ingredients:
Cocobella Coconut water Cut fresh fruit (Ellie used blueberry, mango and strawberry and passionfruits)

Method:
Half fill your icy pole moulds with Cocobella. Add any fresh fruit you wish to use. Top up with Cocobella until mould is full. Freeze overnight, once frozen pop out of mould and enjoy!

Serves:
Adjust quantities to suit number of icy pole moulds you have.

 

Peanut Butter & Blueberry Smoothie

Image via Estelle Allen

 

Estelle’s peanut butter and blueberry smoothie is both indulgent and nutritious. Perfect for when you are on the go!

Ingredients:
1/2 cup frozen blueberries

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1 tbsp natural peanut butter

1/2 cup Cocobella

1/2 cup almond milk

1 cup ice cubes

1 tsp psyllium husk

1cm fresh ginger root

Protein powder of your choice

Method:
Blend All the ingredients until smooth. Topped with extra cinnamon, a dollop of peanut butter, pumpkin seeds, and sunflower seeds.

Serves:
Adjust quantities to suit your appetite.

 

Pretty as a picture, we are loving these raw cheesecakes from Ella!

Ingredients:

Base
1 cup almonds 6 dates (soaked)

1 tsp vanilla essence

Pinch of salt

Filling
1 ¼ cup cashews (soaked overnight)

¾ cup Cocobella coconut water

Juice of ½ a lemon

¼ cup plus a drizzle more of maple syrup

¼ cup melted coconut oil

Pinch of salt

1 cup fresh raspberries

Method:

Base
Place almonds into your food processor and mix until they become small pieces. Add the soaked dates, vanilla essence and a pinch of salt to the food processor. Line cupcake tin with paper liners, and press about 1 tablespoon of the crust mixture firmly into the base. There is enough mixture for 10 cupcakes however if you prefer a thicker or thinner base, fill accordingly. Place one upside down raspberry in the center of each liner.

Filling – Layer One
In your food processor, pulse half of the cashews, Cocobella, lemon juice, maple syrup and salt for a couple of minutes. Then add ½ the coconut oil and blend again until smooth. Fill the liners evenly with the first layer of filling, working around the raspberry.

Filling – Layer Two
As per layer one, pulse the remaining cashews, Cocobella, lemon juice, maple syrup and salt for a couple of minutes. Then add raspberries and coconut oil and blend again. Pour the pink filling on top of the previous layer. Freeze overnight and when ready to serve thaw for ten minutes before serving. Layer one In your food processor pulse the half the cashews, Cocobella, lemon, maple syrup and salt for a couple of minutes. Add the ½ the coconut oil and blend again until smooth. Fill the liners evenly with the first layer of filling working around the raspberry.

Serves:
Makes 10 raw cheesecakes.

 

Monika’s Acai bowl is a delicious combination of breakfast and dessert.

Ingredients:
4 frozen bananas

1/4 cup Cocobella coconut water

2 tbsp acai powder 1/4 cup blueberries

A handful frozen pineapple chunks

Method:
Place all ingredients into a blender and mix to smooth.

Pour into a bowl and top with coconut chips, chocolate chunks, pomegranates and peanut butter.

Serves:
Adjust quantities to suit your appetite.

 

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