CHOCOLATE TREAT BALLS – PHASE 3

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INGREDIENTS

1/2 medium-large cauliflower
4 tblspns cocoa or cocao powder
2 1/2 Tspn of stevia or to taste
1 1/2 tblspns of apple butter (used to bind mixture, but not make it too wet)
Extra cocoa or cocao powder for rolling

DIRECTIONS

Grate or use food processor to turn cauliflower into rice like consistency.
Place in a bowl, cover with boiling water & cook on high in the microwave for 5 mins.
Drain & place in clean tea towel.
Being careful not to burn hand, ring as much water out as you can possibly get- you want the cauliflower dry as you can get it.
Place in a bowl & mix in cocoa/cocao powder & stevia.
Add apple butter to combine ingredients but not make mixture too wet.
Using dessert spoon full roll into a ball then into extra cocoa/cocao powder.
Place in freezer to set.
Store in fridge.
Please note –  For those craving chocolate at that time of the month.
Here is a low guilty solution.
As this has no protein in them and only 10% of your fruit allowance per ball you could potentially use them as a snack.

By Renee Soper

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WATERMELON AND STRAWBERRY SLUSHIE – PHASE 2 & 3

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50g-60g watermelon
4 strawberries
Ice
Ice water
Mint leaves
Lime juice
1.5 scoops of original stevia (pure) or any of the liquid stevia flavoured drops on the website

DIRECTIONS

Cut and weigh watermelon then cut strawberries into halves place in blender, with the stevia and with a handful of ice and ice water.
Cut or tear up 1 mint leaf into small pieces and through in 4-6 drops of lime juice and blend!!!
It feels like summer!!

Makes 1 serving

By Kylie Timms

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WATER WITH A TWIST – PHASE 2 & 3

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Big glass of soda water
Couple of lemon slices plus a squeeze of fresh lemon juice into water
1 teaspoon soaked chia seeds
1 strawberry slightly squeezed to allow fragrance and flavour to release into water

DIRECTIONS

Mix all the ingredients together to make water with a twist!
To help with those social situations over the festive season

Makes 1 serving

By Helen Wu

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STRAWBERRY DAIQUIRI SLUSHIE – PHASE 2 & 3

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6-8 strawberries
Handful of ice or to your liking
Ice water to your liking
Mint leaves
1.5 scoops of original stevia (pure) or any of the liquid stevia flavoured drops on the website
Optional – Lime/  Lime juice

DIRECTIONS

Cut ends off strawberries and cut into halves. Then add strawberries, ice, stevia and ice water into the blender.
Mint can be added here but I find that the mint can be overpowering sometimes so I add this at the end just on top of the slushy, it has a nice blend of mint and strawberry.
Very refreshing for summer!

Makes 1 serving

By Kylie Timms

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APPLE SLUSHIE – PHASE 2 & 3

INGREDIENTS Apple Slushie

1 Apple
Handful of ice or to your liking
Ice water – amount to your liking
Mint leaves
1.5 scoops of original stevia (pure) or any of the liquid stevia flavoured drops on the website
Optional – Lime/  Lime juice

DIRECTIONS

Peel apple and cut up into cube pieces. Then place in blender with ice  and stevia scoops and ice water.
You can add the mint in as well if you like but I tend to find in doing that the mint becomes a little overpowering so I add the mint leaves on top at the end and you get a nice blend of apple and mint.
You can also add a little lime juice as well if you like.
Very refreshing for summer

Makes 1 serving

By Kylie Timms

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SLUSHIE SNACK – PHASE 2 & 3

INGREDIENTS slushie

Ice / ice cubes
Liquid stevia drops of your choice
(You will need a slushie maker for this recipe)

DIRECTIONS

Blend ice cubes into your slushie maker, add liquid flavoured stevia drops of your choice.
Cola or lemon would be the best!
These can be purchased at www.lesswithjess.com.au/product-category/support/
Choose from:
– Strawberry
– Raspberry
– Vanilla
– Coconut
– Blueberry
– Almond
– Banana
– Caramel
– Chocolate
– Lemon

Makes 1 serving

By Jo Robson

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WATERMELON PIZZA – PHASE 2 OR 3

INGREDIENTSpizza

Dressing:
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon stevia

Pizza:
1 large seedless watermelon
1/2 cup packed rock salad
1/4 cup skimmed cottage cheese (phase 2) or crumbled feta and olives (phase 3)
1/4 cup thinly sliced red onions
1/4 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

DIRECTIONS

For the dressing:
In a small saucepan, whisk together the balsamic vinegar and stevia.
Cook over medium-high heat until reduced by half and syrupy. Set aside.

For the pizza:
Slice a 3/4-inch-thick disc of watermelon from the middle of the fruit and remove the rind.
Cut the disc into 6 slices (wedges), and then assemble the wedges back into a circular shape.

Sprinkle the rocket salad, cottage cheese or feta depending if you are on phase 2 or 3, red onions and cherry tomatoes evenly over the watermelon wedges.
Drizzle the dressing on top.

Approximately 2-3 servings

By Jess Arroyo

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CUCUMBER COTTAGE CHEESE CANAPES – PHASE 2 OR 3

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Onion
Tomato
Ginger
Green chillies
Salt
Oregano
Melba toast crushed into a powder form
Cucumber
100 grams skimmed milk cottage cheese
Stevia  (optional)

DIRECTIONS

Saute chopped onions and tomato in a non stick pan with water for phase 2 or use oil for phase 3.
Add salt, ginger paste, stevia and green chillies to it.
Cook all until it forms a puree with onion chunks.
Once cool mix cottage cheese to it.
Cut the cucumber slices and  place the puree on the slices.
Top up with oregano seasoning

Approximately 1 serving

By Jiya Ghafar

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MATCHA ALMOND & AVOCADO ICE CREAM – PHASE 3

INGREDIENTSmatcha

1 avocado
1 tablespoon lime juice
Sprinkle of sea salt
2 teaspoons matcha powder
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 cup milk
1 tablespoon almond stevia drops (which can be purchased at www.lesswithjess.com.au/products)

DIRECTIONS

Mix all in a processor and then place into freezer.
Bring out every half hour and mix it.
It’s real creamy and just like ice cream!
Serve chilled.

Makes 1 serving

By Helen Wu

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