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Quick and easy homemade healthy fruit and nut bars ๐Ÿ˜‹

Quick and easy homemade healthy fruit and nut bars ๐Ÿ˜‹

How to make healthy nut and fruit bars at home

Looking for an easy to make go to snack? You’ll want to try your hand at creating these healthy fruit and nut bars at home!

  • 90g of cashew nuts
  • 90g of dates
  • A drop of vanilla essence
  • 30g of cranberries
  • 30g of raisins

Preparation time: 5 mins

so, how am i making these delicious chewy bars?

These delicious Nakd inspired fruit and nut bars are a healthy, easy and cheap alternative to store-bought products. All you need are a few simple natural ingredients and a food processor – it canโ€™t get any easier than that!

Firstly, whizz up your cashew nuts in your food processor till they have a thoroughly chopped texture.

Secondly, add the dates to the mix and blend till you have what resembles an almost rubble like mixture (as illustrated in the picture below).

Quick and easy homemade healthy fruit and nut bars mixture

Thirdly, add the vanilla essence (opt out if you prefer) and whizz in the 30g of cranberries and raisins.

What’s more, without the additional fruit, you have the perfect Nakd Cashew Cookie replica! By now, you should have a squidgy mixture, clumping together when squished by hand.

Next, line a dish with cling film and spoon inย  and press down the mixture.

Finally, leave your dish in the fridge for a few hours to set and you are good to go!

Quick and easy homemade healthy fruit and nut bars mixture in tin

This recipe creates around four Nakd sized bars. For more, just double up the ingredients. These can even be frozen to enjoy later, itโ€™s a win win really!

To sum up, these homemade fruit and nut bars are just perfect for on the go or to enjoy as a healthy snack to compliment your lunch. Additionally, they’re calories friendly and packed full of delicious nutrients!

What do you think of these homemade bars? Which ingredients would you experiment with?

Stephanie xox

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How to make Creme Egg Brownies this Easter Sunday

How to make creme egg brownies

Creme Egg brownies ingredients and recipe

Creme Egg brownies have kind of been dominating my Instagram feed for the last few weeks now. So, with Easter fast approaching, I had to have some of the delicious treats for myself. Saying this, my boyfriend beat me to it and whipped up this incredible batch of brownies for me last week.

Take a peek at our quick and easy Creme Egg brownie recipe, here are the ingredients you will need:

  • 300g of milk and white chocolate (chocolate chips or pieces)
  • 300g unsalted butter
  • 300g soft brown sugar
  • A pinch of salt
  • Four eggs
  • 175g plain flour
  • 25g cocoa powder
  • 3 Cadbury Creme Egg’s

How to make creme egg brownies

Method: How to make Creme Egg Brownies

  1. Add the chocolate, butter, sugar and salt to a large pan
  2. Heat the mixture on a low heat until it is melted and smooth
  3. Place this aside and beat the four eggs into the mixture, following with the flour and cocoa powder
  4. Add the mixture to a lined and greased baking tin
  5. Cut your Creme Eggs in half and place them ‘sunny side up’ within the mixture
  6. Bake in the centre of a preheated 180C oven for approximately 20-25 minutes depending on your preference
  7. Allow to cool slightly before devouring these delicious easter treats

We’re naughty so add a combination to white and milk chocolate chips, put it is entirely up to you how you adapt this recipe. Do be warned, the Creme Eggs will melt during baking, and this gives a wonderful fondant flavour to the brownies.

What do you think of this recipe? What are your favourtie types of brownies? 

Stephanie xox

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