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Quick Roasted Asparagus with Burrata and Gremolata
Recipe from: Fork Knife Swoon
Makes: 2 Servings
Ingredients
8-10 spears of asparagus, rough ends removed
2-3 tsp good-quality olive oil and balsamic vinegar, enough to lightly coat the asparagus
kosher salt and freshly-ground black pepper, to season
1 (4 oz) ball fresh burrata cheese
For the Gremolata
zest of 1 lemon (about 1 tsp)
1 tbsp fresh parsley, finely minced
2 tsp fresh garlic, finely minced
1-1/2 tbsp olive oil
kosher salt and freshly-ground black pepper, to taste
What to do
In a mixing bowl, combine the lemon zest, parsley, garlic and olive oil. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Set aside.
Lay the asparagus spears out onto a sheet pan and drizzle on the olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Roll the spears in the oil and vinegar mixture until evenly coated, then lightly season with the salt and pepper. Roast, under the broiler for 2-4 minutes, until the asparagus is just tender. Be careful not to overcook.
Arrange the spears on a plate with the burrata, and drizzle with the gremolata sauce. Serve immediately.
gettingahealthybody:

Decadent Chocolate Truffles

Recipe:3/4 Cup Raw Cacao powder1/4 Cup Cacao Butter, melted1/3 Cup Coconut Oil1 Tbsp. Coconut Butter4 Tbsp. Liquid sweetener (I used honey, but feel free to use whatever you prefer)1/8 tsp. Sea salt1/2 tsp Vanilla, or flavouring of choiceExtra cacao for dustingProcedure:Melt the cacao butter, coconut butter, coconut oil, sweetener, and salt over a double boiler (or a metal bowl on top of a pot of boiling water). Once everything is melted, stir in cacao powder and flavouring. Stir vigorously, as the liquid sweetener is heavier than the other ingredients and will tend to not mix in as easily. Pour chocolate into a standard bread pan that has been lined with parchment paper. Place the pan in the refrigerator to set. Once set, the chocolate can be sliced into cubes and dusted with cacao. Store in the refrigerator for several week, or the freezer for several months. 
Sorry for the temptation, but I’m just incredibly psyched to find no-bake recipes. Anyways, no harm in a little indulgence here and there as long as it is in moderation. Also, perfect for gifts to friends on special occasions like x’mas or v’day. You will thank me. You’re welcome.

gettingahealthybody:

Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred: Level 1

Here’s the famous 30 days shred. And just cos I’m awesome, links to level 2 and 3 are included as well:

30 Day Shred: Level 2

30 Day Shred: Level 3

So good luck, y’all. Remember, victory is for those who persist. 

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Matcha & Mochi Yogurt Pops / Recipe
A much healthier and delicious summer time treat, not to mention the wonderful properties of matcha.
P.s: Buy your matcha powder in small quantities and store in a cool, dry place. Preferably put it in a separate container as well as it picks up smells easily. Good quality matcha is bright green in color, stay away from any (expensive) matcha powder that looks like a dull, stale color. 
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