Hemp and Matcha Cardamom Bliss Balls

A quick and healthy recipe to make, for snacking on the go. The ingredients within these Bliss Balls are all wholesome and healthy for you. Protein, good fats, minerals, vitamins, fibre and magnesium to name a few! Did you know that Matcha powder is powdered green tea leaves and is super high in antioxidants? Here's the recipe..... Hemp & Matcha Cardamom Nut...

Immunity Raw Chocolate Delight

Immunity Raw Chocolate  Having these chocolates on hand as a healthy snack is not only tasty but gives you immune support, through powerful ingredients like - cacao, coconut oil, superfoods…namely Medicinal Mushrooms (adaptogens), and of course the incredible On Guard blend!   Here is the recipe!   Melt cacao butter and coconut oil first on low heat (TM heat...

Immunity Boosting Bliss Balls

Immunity Bliss Ball Recipe    With the winter months upon us in the Southern hemisphere, this recipe is warming and helps to naturally boost your immunity!   The ingredients chosen work to provide you with natural levels of Vitamin C, Zinc, protein and other micronutrients necessary to provide health giving benefits.       1 cup soaked almonds (approx. 3 hou...

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Chocolate - Superfoods - Healthy Cacao Recipes We have just re-jigged some of our offerings below with Cacao Ceremonies, Superfood and cacao deep-dive classes.  Also an Italian wine, cheese and chocolate experience.  Check them out and message us if you are interested in coming along or getting a group together.

Roasted Nuts In Ginger Cups

Caramelised Roasted Nuts in Chocolate Ginger Cups Click here to watch the quick video   https://vimeo.com/362506356 Food for me is often like art – a balance of sensory elements and a whole-body experience. The sharp, warming ginger notes combined with the visual toppings and multiple flavour and texture sensations mean that these cups are often requested a...

Macadamia Fudge with Limoncello Ganache

Macadamia Fudge with Limoncello Ganache For a decadent fudge treat, this macadamia slab is so delicious and is topped off with the addition of a limoncello ganache, representing my love for the Italian lifestyle and culture.   Click here to watch the quick video   https://vimeo.com/362506122 Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.  In a food processor or ...

Toffee Nut Crunch Vit-C hit

Toffee Nut Crunch - with a Vitamin C hit! Chocolate base - 3/4 Cup of Cacao Butter         - 3/4 Cup of Cacao Powder - 1/3 Cup of Coconut Oil - 1/4 Cup of Maple Syrup - Pinch of Pink Salt - 1 Tsp Camu Camu Powder (Potent Vitamin C boost) - 1 Tsp Vanilla - 10 Drops of Wild Orange  - 3 Drops of Cinnamon www.shantistar.com   dōTERRA pure food grade oils Toffee...

Cardamom roasted nut slab

❤️ Feeling a craving for a delicious Cardamom, roasted caramelised cacao slab....So I made it. Wanna know the recipe?? 😀 Cardamom Cacao Caramelised Roasted Nut Slab This is probably one of the most requested recipes to make, as everyone loves roasted nuts, and the honey caramelised taste combined with the flavour of cardamom chocolate, it has everyone droo...

Whipped coconut cream

I was blown away when I first played with making “cream” whipping coconut cream!  Delicious and decadent with chocolate, nut creations and in smoothies also.  #cacaoaddict #coconut #hacks #shantistarcom #chocolate #healthy #superfoods #cacao #food #letfoodbethymedicine #creations #recipes #vegan #dairyfree #thermomix #organic #glutenfree #guiltfree

Blue Spirulina Chia Pudding

Had a craving for some Chia pudding...so " cacaoaddicted" it up to create this Blue Spirulina, Coconut, Wild Orange🍊and Maple delight.  Topped off with fresh strawberries, coconut chips and cacao nibs!  #instafood #yum #yummy #yumyum #delicious #eat #dessert #food #foodporn #cacaoaddict #shantistarcom #beautiful #breakfast #lunch #love #sharefood #homemade...

Cacao Elixir

Cacao Elixir - By John Croft – “Cacao Addict” When I have a mindfulness or meditation group to facilitate, I find this tonic really assists in opening the heart and stilling the mind. Cacao has been used in ceremonies for centuries as a tonic to bring the mind, body and spirit back into balance. With the addition of the other ingredients it is such a healing...

Cinnamon & Orange Rocky Road Bliss Balls

A little different style bliss ball recipe for you all to try. This is so delicious with the addition of the goji's and cranberry's, as it gives them texture and a great flavour. The ingredients are easy to source, and make a healthy snack for you and your family to eat on the go. Here is the recipe  14 dates (pitted) and I choose Medjool 2 Cups of Walnuts 1...

Cacao Addict - The way chocolate should be!

Inspiration behind " Cacao Addict "  The concept, the book and the vision! I believe that food is medicine , and the healing power of food interests me immensely. Cacao was once revered as a currency in Mayan times and cacao offers a multitude of potent health benefits, which is why it is the star ingredient throughout " Cacao Addict "                       ...

Vegan Coconut Milk Slab

Vegan Coconut Nut Slab with Cardamom and Orange Your browser does not support HTML5 video. This delicious recipe and video is for people who like a toned down version of cacao, for some the taste and flavour of pure cacao butter and powder is a little potent, so I created this recipe with coconut milk to tone it down and give it a dreamy and creamy texture! ...

Protein nutty superfood goodness

Protein nutty superfood cacao goodness 😋 I have an absolute love affair with all things....bees! ❤️ 🐝 ❤️  They are such tireless workers for us, plus they give us wonderful pollen too...make sure you source it from an ethical farmer, as this ultimate SUPERFOOD is baby bee food, and is VERY high in complete proteins, it has 250 different biological sub...