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Healthy Chicken Strips Recipe

Fast food places came out a few years ago saying that they had created a healthy snack; the chicken strip (or chicken tender).

Plenty of overweight people became obese following that marketing disguised as advice.

Take back your waist without losing taste - here is a delicious chicken strip recipe... go on, you can go back for seconds.

Ingredients:
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into strips
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/8 tsp Himalayan sea salt
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
How to make:
  1. 1
    Mix coconut flour, shredded coconut and sea salt together in a bowl.
  2. 2
    Beat egg in a separate bowl.
  3. 3
    Dip chicken breast in egg, then roll in dry mixture.
  4. 4
    Heat a frying pan over medium heat and add coconut oil when hot.
  5. 5
    Pan fry until chicken is cooked through.

This recipe comes from the cookbook Healthy Junk.

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Healthy Brownies Recipe

This is possibly our favourite recipe from our book, Healthy JUNK. These brownies have a soft, perfectly crumbly interior with just enough smooth crust on top to make your mouth fall in love.

Ingredients:

Chocolate Mixture:

  • 3 tbsp coconut cream
  • 1/4 cup raw cacao powder
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil

The Rest:

  • 1/2 cup coconut flour, sifted
  • 1/4 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp Himalayan sea salt
  • 1/2 cup coconut nectar
  • 4 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • 1/4 cup cooked and mashed pumpkin
How to make the chocolate mixture:
  1. 1
    Melt coconut cream, cacao and 3 tablespoons coconut oil in a small saucepan over low heat.
How to make the rest:
  1. 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. 2
    In a bowl, combine coconut flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. 3
    Add the melted chocolate mixture, the coconut nectar, 4 more tablespoons of coconut oil, eggs and pumpkin to the dry ingredients.
  4. 4
    Mix well
  5. 5
    Bake in a greased baking tray for 45 minutes
  6. 6
    Cool and slice

This recipe comes from the cookbook Healthy Junk.

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Healthy Burger Recipe

This is our healthy version of fast-food burger. It tastes even better than a real one, much better.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups raw cauliflower
  • 3 tbsp coconut flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • Dash of black pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp sesame seeds

Preparation:

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  2. Blend cauliflower in food processor until fine.
  3. Mix the rest of the ingredients together (except the sesame seeds).
  4. Place buns on baking paper and shape them with your hands (you’ll have to make the buns in halves).
  5. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top of the top half.
  6. Bake them in the oven for about 15 minutes.
  7. Build your burger just like you would a normal one - pattie, lettuce, tomato, and all your favourite sauces.

Tomato sauce: recipe here
Barbecue sauce
Mayonnaise sauce

 

This recipe comes from Healthy Junk, get your copy here.

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Healthy Chocolate Bread Recipe

Why stop at white bread, when you can spit in the face of unhealthiness and make a chocolate bread complete with chocolate icing? And if you’re really crazy, put some chocolate spread on it.

Then eat it all at a dietetics conference, you bad ass.

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup banana flour
  • 2 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 pinch of Himalayan sea salt
  • 1⁄4 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1 avocado, mashed
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup coconut nectar (depending on how sweet you want it)
  • 2 eggs
How to make:
  1. 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. 2
    Mix all ingredients in a large bowl or blender.
  3. 3
    Pour the mixture into a small non-stick bread tin that is lined with baking paper.
  4. 4
    Bake for 30 - 45 minutes

This recipe comes from the cookbook Healthy Junk.

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Healthy Chocolate Cake Recipe

Is this the first recipe you turned to? It should be, it’s freakin’ delicious!

That cake right there looks like one you get from a coffee shop, complete with the last week’s gossip and a large cappuccino, right?

Well, save yourself the gossip and the muffin top, cause you can now have your cake and eat it too!

Ingredients:

Cake:

  • 1/4 cup cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup banana flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 an avocado
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • Pinch of Himalayan sea salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup coconut nectar
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup water

Icing:

  • 3 tbsp coconut nectar
  • 2 tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
How to make the cake:
  1. 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. 2
    Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl (blender is best).
  3. 3
    Spoon the mixture into a cake tin, greased with coconut oil.
  4. 4
    Bake for about 30 - 45 minutes.
  5. 5
    Remove from the oven and allow to cool
How to make the icing:
  1. 1
    Stir all ingredients together.
  2. 2
    Spread on your cake

This recipe comes from the cookbook Healthy Junk.

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Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

No trip to grandma’s (nanna’s we say in Australia) is complete without the customary biscuit tray, ready to be demolished by hungry kids. That is if daddy-o leaves any for the little ones.

Here’s a healthy version of a chocolate chip cookies, so Nanna can still show love with food, but without killing dad.

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup flax meal
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup coconut nectar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 tsp Himalayan sea salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chunks (see our chocolate recipe here)
How to make:
  1. 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. 2
    In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together.
  3. 3
    Stir in the chocolate chunks.
  4. 4
    Make small balls and press into cookie shape onto baking paper on a tray.
  5. 5
    Bake at 130 degrees for 20 - 30 minutes
  6. 6
    Allow to cool for 10 minutes before removing from tray
  7. 7
    If you want your bikkies to look rougher (like anzac biscuits), just use shredded coconut as well as coconut flour.

This recipe comes from the cookbook Healthy Junk.

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Healthy Chocolate Milk Recipe

Chocolate milk is a favourite with kids of all ages. Interestingly, the people who consume it the most are New Zealanders.

If you don’t want to look like a New Zealander then drink up on this healthy alternative.

Just teasing our kiwi friends, you’re beautiful.

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup coconut milk (or hemp milk or nut milk)
  • 2 tbsp of cacao powder
  • 1 fresh date (remove seed)
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup of ice (optional)
How to make:
  1. 1
    Blend all ingredients together and serve.

This recipe comes from the cookbook Healthy Junk.

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Healthy Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Chocolate Mousse is a favourite for fancy parties, where we try to act civilised.

Eat this chocolate mousse on it’s own, or use it as icing on a cake, or just display your classiness by pouring it into a martini glass and floating a strawberry on top.

Ingredients:
  • 4 fresh pitted dates
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup raw cacao powder
  • Pinch of Himalayan sea salt
How to make:
  1. 1
    Blend all the ingredients until smooth and creamy
  2. 2
    Add a splash of water or coconut water to make it a little fluffier.
  3. 3
    Spoon into a bowl and allow to set in the fridge

This recipe comes from the cookbook Healthy Junk.

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Healthy Chocolate Spread Recipe

Chocolate spread, just like Nutella, only without the nuts. A whole lot tastier and zero guilt. Enjoy eating this in front of your mum for breakfast!

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup of raw coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup cacao powder
  • 2 tbsp of coconut nectar
  • 1 pinch of Himalayan sea salt
How to make:
  1. 1
    Blend all ingredients together to form a paste.
  2. 2
    Leave in the fridge for about 10 minutes if you like a thicker spread.
  3. 3
    This can be added to slices of fruit like apple and also a great spread for our chocolate bread (recipe here).

This recipe comes from the cookbook Healthy Junk.

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Healthy Coconut Rough Recipe

The cool thing about chocolate is that it can be used in so many different ways. An all-time favorite is coconut rough. It is delicious and has a fun texture that we love.

Ingredients:
  • Chocolate from the chocolate recipe here, before putting it into the fridge
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
How to make:
  1. 1
    Mix the chocolate from the chocolate recipe with the shredded coconut.
  2. 2
    Pour into a shallow dish lined with baking paper and freeze for an hour.
  3. 3
    Pull the slab out and cut or break it into pieces.

This recipe comes from the cookbook Healthy Junk.

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