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Raw Raspberry Chocolate Delights

These small raw chocolate delights are so delicious that I take no responsibility of you eating more than one. I still have an abundance of raspberries in the garden and as I was in the patch the other day having a sweet snack the idea of putting one raspberry in the centre of raw chocolate came to me.  I picked a big handful and into the kitchen I went.  

Raspberry Raw Chocolate Delights
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Ingredients
  1. 4 cups Shredded organic coconut
  2. 1/2 Raw cacao butter (optional)
  3. 2-3 tbsp raw cacao (depending on our rich you like your raw chocolate)
  4. 2 tbsp raw organic honey
  5. 1 cup fresh Raspberries
Instructions
  1. In a blender (I used my Breville) process the coconut until it turns into butter. This can take between 5-10 minutes, depending on the power of your food processor. Whilst the coconut is blending add in the raw cacao butter and combine both the shredded coconut and the butter well
  2. You will need to stop and push the sides down
  3. Once you have a smooth butter, add in the honey and also the raw cacao and combine well.
  4. You will need a small muffin tin or small muffin cups. If you're using a tin, line each hole with baking paper which comes up the sides of the tin.
  5. In each hole or each muffin cup add in mixture to only cover half. Smooth over.
  6. Add in one fresh raspberry and slightly squash it, so it covers the centre. Cover the raspberry with more mixture to the top of your case. Smooth over.
  7. Store in freezer until firm
  8. Enjoy
Notes
  1. You could add gojo berries, dates, or any other type of fresh berry. The raw cacao butter is optional. I love adding it in as it gives it a bit more richness. You can find it at your local health food store.
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Win 3 E-Books From The Holistic Ingredient

Wow, what a prize to win.  Amy from The Holistic Ingredient has kindly donated one copy each of her three amazing wholefoods E-Books.  

Amy is a health and wellness practitioner and founder of the online wellness hub The Holistic Ingredient. When chronic fatigue syndrome put a swift end to a million-mile-an-hour corporate career, it also created the most incredible life transformation imaginable. Now free of CFS, Amy credits her return to health to a whole food, sugar/toxic free lifestyle combined with extensive energy healing and a range of therapies called CTC (Combined Therapy Cocktail) of which she is now a practitioner. Amy’s business The Holistic Ingredient and her whole foods eBooks, A Nourishing Kitchen & A Nourishing Morning, combine her passion for food and cooking, toxic-free living and healing therapies.

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Amy’s latest E-book is called Nourishing Kids.  25 nut, gluten and refined sugar free recipes for the little peaople in your life.  I have a sneaky feeling it will also be for the big people!  

To win this amazing prize all you need to do is the following:

1. Join my newsletter OR if you have already joined (thank you so much) please comment below in the comments section why you would like to win this amazing prize along with your email address

2. Head to my Facebook page and share and like the post

3.  Head on over to Amy’s Facebook page and show her some love.  Daily, Amy shares many health and wellness tips to better improve your life.  

You can find Amy and The Holistic Ingredient here:

Website: www.theholisticingredient.com
Instagram: instagram.com/theholisticingredient
Facebook: facebook.com/theholisticingredient
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Enquiries:
CTC enquiries: ctc@theholisticingredient.com
For all media, advertising, business development and/or general enquiries please contact Sarah John, Amy’s PA: sarah@theholsticingredient.com
Good luck everyone.  Winner will be announced on Tuesday 17th March 

 

 

 

 

 

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Win a Box of Chemical Free Tasmanian Seasonal Vegetables Worth $50

Our next prize is up as part of the Autumn Giveaway and I am excited to collaborate with Paleo Providore to be able to give one lucky winner a box of chemical free Tasmanian vegetables.  

Paleo Providore are based in Tasmania and deliver fresh, local and seasonal vegetables straight from the farmer to your front door.  They are bringing you ingredients that they know the story behind; they know who the farmer is, how the produce has been grown and best of all they pay the farmer a fair price.  When you purchase a box of seasonal produce off Paleo Providore your money is going back to a local business and back to the farmer.  How bloody awesome is that!?

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Paleo Providor giveaway

I am excited to be able to share a box of seasonal produce with you.  To help you to cook up amazing and tasty meals for your whole family and help you to save money on your next food shopping bill.  

To enter all you need to do is:

1. Sign up to my newsletter (If you’re already a member, than please comment below with your name and email address)

2. Share the Facebook post
3. Tag a friend in the Facebook post, so they to can enter
4. Head on over to Paleo Providore Facebook page and show them some love.  They’re doing such a brilliant job at helping to support the farmers here in Tasmania.  

Sorry, this prize is only open to Tasmania.  We can only deliver within Tasmania.  The next prize will be Australia wide.  

Winner will be drawn on Thursday 12th March at 5pm.  Good luck everyone.  

 

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Not Your Typical Cardio Workout – Build Strength, Burn Body Fat and Feel Great

I remember the days when I was pounding the treadmill for an hour a day and counting down the time I had left. Or I would jump on the cross trainer and count down every minute of the exercise.  It was a real struggle for me to enjoy cardio.  Now I love my cardio because it is short, effective and each session is different. I always walk out of my cardio session feeling super pumped and happy.  No more dreading the hour workouts.

So if you want to build strength, burn body fat and feel super amazing give my cardio session a go.  Swap it out for the cross trainer or the treadmill and watch your body shape transform.

Instructions.  
Download the app Tabata Pro from the app store.
Work hard for 20 seconds with each exercsie and after the buzzer has gone off, move straight onto the next exercise.
Once you have completed one round (5 exercises) rest for 1 minute before completing the next round.
Beginners start with 3 rounds.  Experienced – aim between 5-10 rounds

The movements
Squat Press – you can do this with a medicine ball, dumbells, barbell or if you have two heavy items at home that you can lift, you can use that.

Jump squats – Beginners you can squat and as you stand up reach high with a small jump.
Experienced – squat down and jump as high as you can go

Body weight rows – You can use dumbells, barbells or two heavy items you have at home.

Pushups – Beginners start on Knees.  Experienced – toes.

Step ups – Beginners start with a step that is slightly higher than a normal step.  Experienced – aim for a knee high step.  Weights to be used.

Finisher

3 rounds for beginners
5 rounds for experienced

Please use google images to see how to do each exercise.

Squat Press

Have fun with your new way of doing cardio.

Love to hear how you went.  Please come back and comment below.

 

 

 

**Please see your doctor before commencing any exercise program.  Exercise at your own level.  Jo and primal Living do not take any responsibility for injuries.

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Living Healthy and Happy – That Sugar Film Giveaway

Are you ready for our  Living Healthy and Happy Autumn giveaway? On Tuesday 10th March I will be drawing the winner of this amazing prize.

THAT SUGAR FILM is touring Australia at the moment and it is one film that everyone will benefit from seeing. Hidden sugars are everywhere and if we can educate ourselves where they’re hidden we can start to question if this food will benefit us or not. Taking refined sugars out of your diet is a HUGE positive step into taking control of your health and wellbeing.  You will feel amazing, you will start to lose those unwanted kilos and you will see so many other great benefits.

THAT SUGAR FILM is one man’s journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as ‘healthy’. Through this entertaining and informative journey, Damon highlights some of the issues that plague the sugar industry, and where sugar lurks on supermarket shelves. THAT SUGAR FILM will forever change the way you think about ‘healthy’ food.

YOU CAN WIN THIS GREAT PACK OF EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Sugar Film Giveaway

To win this amazing pack which consists of THAT SUGAR FILM book, Radiance yoga DVD, Our Food DVD and River Cottage Hugh’s Hungry Boys DVD which has been kindly donated by That Sugar Film all you need to do is the following:

1. Sign up to the Primal Living newsletter (you will also receive a bonus shopping guide)


2. Share the Facebook post
3. Tag a friend on the Facebook post so they don’t miss out
4. Head over to That Sugar film website to check out tour dates of their screening
5. Watch the screening here

If you’re already a member of the newsletter then please comment below in the comments section with your name and email address.

Don’t forget to head back to my Facebook page here to share and tag a friend.

Winners will be notified on Wednesday 11th March

Good luck everyone and thank you for entering.

Jo

 

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