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IMG_0740This is not a low fat recipe, it’s HIGH in fat and it is DELICIOUS. Very nourishing, satisfying and helps with vata-imbalance in your body (I have been eating just DRY,LIGHT,AIRY,COLD,LOW-FAT foods lately and this has made my body very imbalanced, gonna write about it soon). Found this recipe on the internet, but managed it a little.
This brownies have to be enjoyed without any distractions – television, youtube videos or I think even music. Just sit, chew slowly, devour the best chocolaty taste and nourishment which this sweetnes GODDESS gives you.

Ingredients:

  • 1 3/4 cup whole flour, sieved
  • 1 small banana, mashed
  • 80grams dark vegan chocolated, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp carob + 3 Tbsp cacao powder
  • 1/3 cup hot boiling water
  • 1 tsp instant coffee
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 1 tsp organic baking powder
  • 6 Tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • 1 1/2 unrefined cane sugar (or coconut sugar)

Preparation:

Preheat your oven at 180 degrees celsia, prepare baking dish and put parchment in it.

Sieve the flour and baking powder into a medium bowl. In another (bigger) bowl mix together cacao, carob, chocolate pieces, coffee, salt. Add 1/3 cup of boiling water and mix with a spoon into a paste. Add mashed banana, sugar, melted coconut oil and mix with hand-mixer until smooth. Add flour, stir well. The batter will be very thick, that’s okay. Mix completely, don’t use hand-mixer anymore. Put into a baking dish, use hands/fingertips so you’re in touch with this goodness. Bake at 175-180 degrees Celsia for 25 minutes. Cool completely, than slice.

Share, enjoy and have an chocolate orgasm.

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In the past I suffered from bad acne but I “healed” it with some medication from my dermatologist. Then I had an amazing complexion, maybe a pimple or two from time to time but it was just perfect. I was using lots of makeup(even tho I didn’t need it) because I was in my part of my life, where I wanted to become a make-up artist.

Then there were a times when I started eating 80/10/10 diet. Mostly raw fruit, dried fruit and some steamed potatoes with veggies.(but tons of it, about 3-4000 calories a day) Almost no fats. No salt, no animal products, nothing. I stopped using makeup completely, then even cosmetic products so I was rinsing my skin with water and didn’t even use an oil on it. I started breaking out as I was detoxing and this lasted kinda long, but I had a time of my life where I wasn’t caring about my appearance much(at least I was pretending I wasn’t). It lasted for half a year or so, wow, I am so brave. Now I know that all that sugar, lots of dates, tomatoes and no fat don’t make my skin very well. And it’s very much about my PSYCHIC state. Skin is your barrier, isolating you from other people. When it starts breaking out it always means some kind of block with other people, men or women, not enough self-love and disconnection with your inner-child or how you call it.

My skin cleared after those 6 months or so, but still it wasn’t smooth and I was always puffy and kinda bloated. I gained lots of weight on 801010 and I didn’t have the greatest social life as I wasn’t able to go out and have a dinner with other people, I was going to bed at 8 o’clock in the evening, didn’t drink any alcohol, tea or coffee and especially I wasn’t sure about myself, I probably needed that time for inner-reflexion, healing etc. It was just as it should have been.

And after some time I finally came to conclusion to stop doing things dogmatically. I started eating what I truly wanted and stopped overeating on carbohydrates. I stopped being so puffy and bloated all the time and my skin started clearing up. Also thanks to essential oils. I added much more fats into my diet as well, raw milk, eggs, butter and cheese and stopped eating potatoes, so much grains etc. And my skin is? BEAUTIFUL. I know it isn’t the diet, it’s my mental state. I am more opened, free and honest with myself. I am not denying my “bad” feelings and don’t pretend permanent happiness and inner balance. I am just human, I am not perfect.

But why I started to write this article. Lately my skin hasn’t been the best and it’s been kinda annoying. So I explored little steps how to heal it, and it works always.

  • do 1 day of fasting on water, rice, juice or smoothie whatever you prefer and if your skin clears up, it’s obvious that your acne is mainly caused by something in your diet(but keep in mind, that the first is always a mental “problem”)
  • you may try to avoid some foods which aren’t making you feel very well after eating them, in my case these were tomatoes and gluten(especially bread)
  • writing diary
  • using just coconut oil on your skin as makeup remover, moisturizer or whatever
  • lavender essential oil once daily
  • white clay mask few times a week
  • and the most important – being honest with yourself? what is your skin trying to “tell” you? I discovered it through muscle-testing with my friend, it was kinda exhausting process to get through my mental wards but finally I knew, it was my disconnection with my inner child(+ also a disability to set borders with other people, in this case it was surprisingly with women,haha i was blaming men all the time and it was the other side), my inner child was alone in the dark and “outside” I was hugging many people, letting them to touch me but I wasn’t in touch with myself…
  • I did a visualisation holding my inner child, very healing
  • lots of sleep
  • and next day almost all the pimples disappeared!

And now I am so grateful that my skin is always showing me that there is a problem somewhere. So be grateful for your acne, pimples or whatever. It’s a sign that something is happening and your body wants you to start solving it.

These cookies are probably one of my favourite sweet foods ever!(just after ripe bananas spread with home-made peanut butter, raw cacao and agave syrup on the top,haha!) They are so easy to made, gluten-free, vegan, healthy and taste delicious. They are crispy, but on the inside they are soft. Great for sweet cravings or to bring with yourself to share with your friends and family:))The recipe is similar to my oatty cookies, you just don’t use baking powder or soda.

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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup organic sunflower oil or melted coconut oil
  • 3/4 cup unrefined raw cane sugar + some organic vanilla sugar
  • 1 cup buckwheat flour
  • 1 med. ripe banana with a little bit of rice milk
  • 1 cup gluten-free oats
  • handful of raisins and vegan chocolate(I cut it into small pieces)

Preparation:

Preheat oven at 200°C.

Mix oil with sugar. Mash banana with milk and add as well as flour and oats. Mix well, stir in raisins and chopped chocolate.Create small cookies with your hands or just put spoonfuls of batter onto baking parchment on baking sheet. Bake for 10-13 minutes, put out of the oven. Cool completely.

Enjoy with love and gratitude ❤

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