Monday, 27 June 2011

Spirulina Balls

Spirulina was the latest 'health food' when I came across these balls twenty years ago. They were made by the wonderful Helen and were famous in health food shop circles around Byron Shire. She inspired me to make my own version of spirulina balls.  I have not met anyone who doesn't like them. When I first met a good friend of mine, Peter, I offered him a plate of the little green balls and he said, 'I don't eat 'green things' but then after eating a couple he said  I really like those spirulina balls!' Now whenever he comes to visit,

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Apricot and Goji Balls dipped in Dark Chocolate

Healthy decadence. That's how I categorise these balls. I love food that is healthy but on the verge of naughty. There's a fine line between the two and where you draw that line depends on what you consider to be healthy. I think it's food that is as close as possible to its natural state, with little processing.
Chocolate is definitely processed, however, I think that organic fair traded dark chocolate (70% Cocoa solids) can almost be