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Gluten free brownies

A recipe from my friends over at Jiva Healing. These vegan black bean brownies are truly divine. As well as being gluten and dairy free, they are packed full of minerals and fibre. They are a wonderful treat and easy to make as well! This recipe has been adapted from The Minimalist Baker.

Ingredients:
1 420 gram can (~ 1 3/4 cups) black beans, well rinsed and drained2 large flax eggs (2.5 T flaxseed meal + 6 T water)4 T coconut oil, melted (or substitute another oil of choice)3/4 cup cocoa powder (the higher quality the better)1/4 tsp sea salt1 tsp pure vanilla extract1/2 cup raw sugar, slightly ground or pulsed in a food processor or coffee grinder for refined texture1 1/2 tsp baking powderFor sprinkling on the top (optional): crushed walnuts, pecans or dark chocolate chipsCooking instructions:
Preheat oven to 180 C or 350 F.Lightly oil a 12-slot standard size muffin pan (not mini)Prepare the flax egg by combining the ground flax and water in the bowl of the food processor. Pulse…

Juice fasting retreat with Jiva Healing

Jiva Healing are a wonderful team that I have worked with in the beautiful Littleton Mill in Wiltshire. Here is a weekend they are running in a different location in June. I would highly recommend Jiva Healing as health professionals.

Juice Fasting and Yoga Retreat in Devon, 27 June - 2 July, 2014, now offering a 10% "early bird" discount on single en-suite rooms
Join us for this 5-day detox programme in the heart of the Devonshire countryside. The Old Rectory is a beautifully and lovingly restored venue with a salt-water swimming pool, infrared sauna (superb for detoxing!), dance barn, yoga studio and a fully equipped gym. The rooms are mostly en-suite and luxurious with organic cotton sheets and great beds. This juice fasting detox program is designed to assist the body in eliminating toxins through taking detoxifying herbs, drinking fresh organic juices and fluids, and yoga. Throughout fasting you will be supported by a professional nutritional adviser. Self-administer…