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The combination of almond and banana is one that is praised by the gods themselves… if you have tried it… you know this to be true!

So, we made this delectable combination using exactly those ingredients and it was DIVINE! Fresh out the oven… it was warm… crumbly… buttery… all things dreamy!

Ingredients:
3 Tbsp Coconut Oil*
1 Tbsp Bulkpowder’s Vanilla Almond Butter
1 Mashed Banana
2/3 Cup Ground Almonds
1.5 Scoop Bulkpowder’s Banana Fudge Hydrobeef
½ Tsp Butterscotch Extract
1 Tbsp Natural Bee Pollen

Directions:

Pre-heat oven to approx. 180 degrees.

Melt your coconut oil, *you can use less amount if you want to adjust your macros, just bear in mind it will be less ‘buttery’ towards the end.

Then, add your almond butter and banana and mix that thoroughly, followed by butterscotch essence, then, the rest of the ingredients.

Pour your mix into 2 small ramekins or 4 mini ones. (Depending on how much you want to devour in one go.)

Pop in the oven for approximately 20 minutes or until baked golden over the top.

Wait till it has cooled down a little (but still hot enough to eat without burning your tongue) and enjoy the sublime taste of this treat!

Recipe yielded 4 mini crumbles*

Nutritional info per serving:
263 Cals | 19F | 7.5C | 14.8P

*NOTE: Don’t fancy a crumble? Make cookies instead! The very same mix can be used as cookie dough,
simply pour spoonful’s of batter onto a silicone mat and bake away. Then, pop in a fridge or freezer
to harden up a little before eating! Makes approx. 8 cookies!

 

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Energy Enhancer – The range of nutrients found within bee pollen makes it a great natural energiser. The carbohydrates, protein and B vitamins can help keep you going all day by enhancing stamina and fighting off fatigue.

Skin Soother – Bee pollen is often used in topical products that aim to treat inflammatory conditions and common skin irritations like psoriasis or eczema.

Respiratory System – Bee pollen contains a high quantity of antioxidants that may have an anti-inflammatory effect on the tissues of the lungs, preventing the onset of asthma.

Treating Allergies – Pollen reduces the presence of histamine, ameliorating many allergies.

Digestive System – In addition to healthful vitamins, minerals and protein, bee pollen contains enzymes that can aid in digestion.

Immune System Booster – Pollen is good for the intestinal flora and thereby supports the immune system. It’s also rich in antioxidants that protect the cells from the damaging oxidation of free radicals.

Treats Addictions – Used holistically for healing addictions and inhibiting cravings by suppressing impulses.

Supports the Cardiovascular System – Bee Pollen contains large amounts of Rutin; an antioxidant bioflavonoid that helps strengthen capillaries, blood vessels, assists with circulatory problems and corrects cholesterol levels.

Prostate Aid – Men who suffer from benign prostate hyperplasia can find relief by using bee pollen. Bee pollen can help reduce inflammation to stop frequent urges to urinate.

Sourced from Food Matters.

vanilla almond butter

BULKPOWDERS ALMOND BUTTER
Vanilla Flavour

This nut butter, unlike a lot of Almond Butter’s out there stays creamy right up to the very end. It has a very delightful Vanilla taste, not overpowering or fake which makes it great on it’s own or for baking and protein treats.

Rating: 9/10

bee pollen

BEE POLLEN
(Our one was from a local stall in Sierra Nevada, Granada.)

This was an item that kept staring at us from the shelf, unaware of how to use it! One day we made frosted cupcakes and sprinkled them over it, they not only made them look pretty but gave them a sweet kick.

On its own the taste is inexplicable, a bit sour at first, but then sweet once you keep munching. A great sweet alternative in baking, and also tastes great sprinkled in yoghurt or oats.

Rating: 7/10

Hydrobeef

BULKPOWDERS HYDROBEEF
Banana Fudge Flavour

This flavour completely blew us away, being a protein made from beef, as you can imagine… you expect the very worst! But it has since become a big favourite in the MB pantry.

It is a tricky one to bake with, but works superbly in cookies, smoothies and of course our Banoffee Crumble!

Rating: 8/10

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