Homemade Food, Recipe Ideas, Baking, Healthy Snacks

Ballin’ Bites: nutritious and tummy filling!

Ballin’ Bites

nutritious & tummy filling

If you fancy trying out these tasty chewing filling balls then check out the recipe below! They are full of vitamins, antioxidants and fibre from the oats and raspberries; the peanut butter adds a dose of protein to this recipe. The mashed banana also adds potassium, vitamin A, B6 and C! Perfect breakfast or for an on the go snack!

Ingredients for 14 balls

1.5 cups of rolled oats

2 mashed bananas

2 tablespoons of peanut butter (cashew/almond butter – allergy permitting)

2 tablespoons of frozen raspberries

1 tablespoon of chocolate chips (or tbsp of sugar/sweetener)

1tsp of vanilla essence and 1/2 a tsp of salt

Pop all the ingredients together in a bowl and stir until thoroughly mixed, then with your hands roll into balls and place on greaseproof paper on a baking tray. Bake in the oven at 180 celsius for 18 minutes or until slightly browned. Leave to cool before eating or storing!

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Nutritional Information (my fitness pal):

Calories: 110.5

Fat: 5g of which saturates 1.7g

Potassium: 224.6mg

Carbohydrates: 25.4g

Protein: 6.7g

Vitamin A: 0.4%

Vitamin C: 12.5%

Iron: 1%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baking, Brownies, Chocolate, Easter, Easter Treats, Recipe Ideas, Recipes

Epic Mini Egg Gooey Chocolate Brownies

These 10 step epic easter themed chocolate brownies are so incredibly easy and fun to make!

Check out the video below for a step by step visual instruction… or just keep reading!

RECIPE

*makes approximately 30 small brownie pieces*

Ingredients

250g caster sugar

100g unsalted butter

4 eggs

60g cocoa powder

60g plain flour

200g dark chocolate

Optional: 2 handfuls of mini eggs & 2 handfuls of twirl bites.

Method:

  1. Pre heat your oven to 180 degrees celsius.
  2. Melt your dark chocolate: – heat up a small saucepan with approx an inch of boiling water in the bottom and place a heatproof bowl over the pan on a medium heat and break the chocolate in the bowl. Stir gently until all the chocolate has melted and take off the heat & leave to cool.
  3. Pop a large mixing bowl on your weighing scales and zero your scales, weigh out 250g caster sugar.
  4. Next weigh out 100g softened unsalted butter.
  5. Cream the butter and sugar together.
  6. Crack 4 eggs into the mixture and gently mix together.
  7. Your melted chocolate should be cooled by now, add this to the mixture and stir together.
  8. Add the 60g of flour & 60g cocoa powder and stir thoroughly together.
  9. Add the mini eggs and twirl bites.
  10. Line your baking tray with greaseproof paper (see video for size if necessary) & pour mixture evenly in the tray, pop in oven for 20 minutes. Leave to cool and then chop into chunks.

Voila! Perfect gooey chocolate brownies perfect for parties or a cheeky snack!!