Recipes

 Breakfast & Smoothies

Dried Cranberry and Almond Smoothie

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Preparation time: 5 minutes
Total time: 5 minutes
Serves: 1

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup of Soulful Dried Cranberries
  • 2 cups of almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon of almond butter
  • ½ cup plain yoghurt
  • 4 ice cubes

Method

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy
  2. Pour smoothie into glass and enjoy!

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Gingerbread Smoothie

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Preparation time: 5 minutes
Total time: 5 minutes
Serves: 1

Ingredients

  • 3 scoops of Soulful Student Milk Powder (to make 1 1/2 cups of milk)
  • 325ml of water
  • ½ cup of ice cubes
  • 2 frozen bananas
  • 1 ½ tsp fresh grated ginger
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp molasses
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Method

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy
  2. Pour smoothie into glass and enjoy!

Note: 2 scoops of Soulful Milk Formula in 250ml of water is equivalent to 250ml of milk

Dried Blueberry and Almond Granola

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Image Credit: Layers of Happiness

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Total time: 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Soulful Dried Blueberries
  • ¼ cup Soulful Honey Cinnamon
  • 3 cups old rolled oats
  • ½ cup almonds, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 ½ tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 ½ teaspoons almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Method

  1. Preheat oven at 180 C.
  2. Line baking sheet with baking paper
  3. Combine oats, almonds, salt, cinnamon and brown sugar into large mixing bowl.
  4. In a separate bowl whisk coconut oil, Soulful Honey Cinnamon, 2 teaspoons of almond extract and vanilla extract.
  5. Combine wet and dry mixtures thoroughly.
  6. Spread mixture onto baking tray evenly over tray.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes in the oven.
  8. Remove tray and rearrange granola across tray to ensure all mixture is baked and place into oven again for 15 minutes.
  9. Bake granola for a further 40 minutes or until golden brown.
  10. While mixture is baking, take Soulful Dried Blueberries and mix with remaining ½ teaspoon of almond extract.
  11. Once baked granola is golden and slightly cooled, add in Soulful Dried Blueberry mix and combine mixture.
  12. Let granola cool completely before storing in air tight container in a cool dried place.

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Dried Blueberry and Banana Oats

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Preparation time: 5 mins + overnight
Total time: 10 minutes
Serves: 4 – 6

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Soulful Dried blueberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 small bananas, peeled & chopped
  • 3 tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp. rice syrup
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 2 cups of milk (mix 4 scoops of Soulful Milk Powder into 2 cups of water)
  • Homemade Granola – sprinkled on top before serving ( find recipe in main recipe page)

 

Method

  1. Mix all ingredients together in a large baking dish
  2. Place in fridge overnight
  3. When ready to eat, stir and enjoy cold with a sprinkle of granola
    Keeps for 3-4 days.

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Desserts & Sweets

Dried Cranberry and Chocolate Cookies

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Preparation time: 15 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes
Serves: 15

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Dried Cranberries
  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla (extract is suitable)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup mixed chocolate buttons (white and milk chocolate)

Method

  1. Preheat oven at 180 C.
  2. Line flat baking tray with baking paper.
  3. Beat softened butter and sugar in a large bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Seperately blend eggs and vanilla, then mix two combinations together. Mix flour, baking soda and salt, well into mix.
  4. Stir in chocolate buttons with Soulful Dried Cranberries.
  5. Using a tablespoon, scoop rounded spoonfuls of mixture onto baking sheets. Line up these balls evenly across your tray, allowing for space for each cookie to spread while cooking.
  6. Bake for around 10 minutes, or until golden and slightly firm.
  7. Let cookies cool once out of the oven for approximately 1 minute, before moving them to wire racks to cool completely.

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Dried Cranberry Energy Ball Bites

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Image Credit: The Creative Bite

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes
Serves: 15

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Soulful Dried Cranberries
  • ½ cup raw cashews
  • ½ cup almond butter
  • ½ cup medjool dates
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt

Method:

  1. Mix cashews and almond butter until mixture is wet and thoroughly combined in a mixing bowl by hand
  2. Add in Soulful Dried Cranberries and remaining ingredients until everything is blended together. If mixture is too dry, add up to 2 cups of water or up to 2 teaspoons of almond butter.
  3. Take mixture and form balls by cupping your hands.

You can store in refrigerator or freezer in air tight containers

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White Chocolate Dried Blueberry Cookies

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Image Credit: Savy Naturalista

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Total time: 22 minutes
Serves: 24

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Dried Blueberries
  • 1 cup white chocolate buttons
  • 1 cup unsalted softened butter
  • 1 ½ cups brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 ½ self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup shredded coconut

Method

  1. Preheat oven at 180 C.
  2. In an electric mixer, better butter and brown sugar until combined. Add in vanilla and egg, bringing the mixture to light and fluffy consistency.
  3. Stir in coconut, white chocolate buttons and Soulful Dried Blueberries.
  4. Heap mixture into tablespoons placing them onto a baking tray lined with baking paper. Ensure there is enough space between each ball to allow for cooking.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes, or until golden brown.
  6. Cool for approximately 1 minute before moving to wire rack to cool completely.

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Raw Chocolate & Coconut Mango Bites

 

Ingredients

  • 2tbsp. Coconut oil, melted
  • 1tbsp. Raw cacao powder
  • 1tbsp. Maple syrup
  • 70g Soulful mango pieces
  • 2tbsp. Shredded coconut

 

Method

  • Line a small tray with baking paper. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the coconut oil,  raw cacao powder and maple syrup until smooth.
  • Dip the mango pieces in halfway, and lay onto the prepared tray. Place in the freezer for 5 minutes to allow chocolate to set.
  • Remove from freezer. One by one, double dip the mango pieces in the chocolate and sprinkle with the shredded coconut, placing them on the tray. Once all the pieces have been covered, allow to set in the freezer for 5 minutes.
    Ready to eat when you are!

 

Dried Blueberry & Zucchini Muffins

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Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes
Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Soulful Dried Blueberries
  • ¼ cup milk (1/2 scoop of Soulful Milk powder in ¼ cup water)
  • 1 cup zucchini, shredded
  • 1 ½ cups white whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup brown rice syrup
  • 1/3 cup apple puree
  • 2 tbsp. Coconut oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. salt

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 175°C. Line muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a large bowl, sift together dry ingredients; flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a separate medium bowl, combine the following wet ingredients – zucchini, maple syrup, vanilla extract, coconut oil, apple puree, egg and milk (milk powder) until well combined. Gently fold in Dried Blueberries.
  4. Evenly distribute batter among muffin tin, filling it about ¾ full. Bake for about 20 minutes. (test readiness by inserting toothpick in the middle of the muffin – should come out clean)
  5. Cool on wire rack and then remove muffin to finish cool. Serve

Store in an airtight container – can be frozen, well wrapped, for up to two months.

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Blueberry Yoghurt Pudding

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Total time: 25 – 35 minutes
Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 cup yoghurt (natural, greek or coconut)
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups almond meal
  • ½ cup tapioca flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup Soulful Honey with Blueberry
  • 125g fresh blueberries
  • 1 tbsp. Soulful Dried Blueberries

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 170°C
  2. In a bowl – mix together all ingredients except for fresh blueberries until well combined.
  3. Add fresh blueberries and stir through gently.
  4. Bake in a large pudding dish for approximately 20 – 30 minutes. (check after 20 minutes – you know it’s ready when it bounces back.
  5. Once baked, transfer it to individual servings in cups/dessert bowls and top with your favourite toppings – dried blueberries, fresh fruit etc.

Serve & Enjoy!

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Salads & Savouries

Spinach & Pear salad with dried cranberries, goat cheese & walnuts

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Preparation time: 15 minutes

Total time: 20 minutes

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Soulful Dried Cranberries
  • 8 cups of baby spinach
  • 2 firm pears, unpeeled, quartered, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • ½ cup goat cheese, crumbed
  • 3 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

Method

  • Combine all salad ingredients apart from goat cheese in a large bowl.
  • To make salad dressing, whisk olive oil and apple cider vinegar in a small bowl until blended.
  • Pour over salad and mix until well combined.

 

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