Healthy-ish Puddings & Sweet Snacks

Healthy(ish) Puddings & Sweet Snacks

Whether it be for after your meal, or simply on its own for those snack attacks, you may be looking for that perfect idea to feed that sweet tooth of yours..... Caveat, some are healthier than others, LOL. If you would like to share your own ideas with us, please comment below. I may choose to try them (for investigative purposes, of course!) and feature your idea on this page, with a credit to your social media account.
Fruit Oat Cake

Ingredients

  • Coconut butter = 1 tbsp
  • Banana = x2
  • Oats = 80g
  • Almond milk = 300g
  • Chia seeds = 3tbsp
  • Shredded coconut = 2 tbsp
  • Frozen fruit = bag
Method
  1. Line a pudding dish with coconut butter
  2. Line the base with bananas
  3. Add oats and milk and chia seeds
  4. Set in the fridge
  5. Top with frozen fruit 
  6. Sprinkle with coconut
  7. Bake for 35mins at 180

Coffee Protein Cakes

Ingredients
  • Oats = 165g
  • Ground almonds = 100g
  • Sugar = 50g
  • Baking powder = 2tsp
  • Vanilla extract = 1tsp
  • Bananas = 2
  • Eggs = 2
  • Olive Oil = 2tbsp
  • Coffee grains = 4tbsp
TOPPING
  • Cream Cheese = tub  (alternative THICK plain yoghurt)
  • Vanilla protein powder
Method
  1. Combine and mix well
  2. Bake for 40mins at 180
TOPPING : Mix together and add to the top of your cakes...simples!

Frozen banana 


Ingredients 
  • Bananas
  • Peanut butter
  • Dark Chocolate 
Method 
  1. Peel and slice your bananas length ways 
  2. Cover the bananas with peanut butter
  3. Melt the dark chocolate then drizzle over the peanut butter covered bananas 
  4. Freeze until required 

Healthy Pancakes


Ingredients
  • Oats = 1.5cups
  • Baking powder = 2tsp
  • Cinnamon = 1 tsp
  • Almpond milk = 1cup
  • Egg = 1
  • Banana = 1
  • Vanilla extract = 1tsp
Method
  1. Grind the oats into flour
  2. Mix in all the ingredients into a liquid
  3. Make your pancakes!

Healthy Balls


Ingredients
  • Nuts of your choice = 100g
  • Raisins = 85g
  • Peanut butter = 2tbsp
  • Flax seeds = 1tbsp
  • Cocoa powder = 1tbsp
  • Honey = 1tbsp
  • Coconut = 50g
Method
  1. Grind the nuts
  2. Add all the other ingredients
  3. Mix
  4. Create balls of the desired size
  5. Keep in the fridge until you want to eat them

Healthy Protein Bars


Ingredients
  • Oats = 300g
  • Ground almonds = 1tbsp
  • Peanut butter = 4tbsp
  • Honey = 5tbsp
  • Vanilla extract = 1tsp
  • Almond milk = 3tbsp
Method
  1. Blend the oats and ground almonds
  2. Mix together the peanut butter, honey, vanilla extract and almond milk
  3. Add the wet and dry ingredients together
  4. Put onto baking paper, cut into shapes and put into the fridge

Pineapple Puff

Ingredients

  • Tin of pineapple rings
  • Pre-made puff pastry (yes, I cheat!)
  • Berries
  • Egg
Method
  1. Simply roll out the pastry into squares
  2. Put a pineapple ring in the centre
  3. Bring over the four edges of the pastry to meet in the middle
  4. Press down in the middle to make a slight indentation)
  5. Coat with egg 
  6. Bake in the oven until golden brown
  7. I like to serve this with Icecream

Lemon Cake 

I figure that this has lemon in it - so it must be healthy?... This has been added as my garden and many gardens around me here in Spain are inundated with Lemons, and we are looking for ways to use the lemons up! (I feel a new page coming on!!)

Ingredients
  • Butter = 90g
  • Sugar = 100g
  • Lemons = 4 (juice and zest)
  • Eggs = 2
  • Flour = 100g
  • Baking powder = 1/2tsp
Method
  1. Put the oven on to 200
  2. Greaseproof your cases / tin
  3. Mix the butter and sugar
  4. Add juice and zest
  5. Add the eggs
  6. Blend
  7. Bake for 25min




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