Dessert

pumkpin | Longevity LIVE

Essential oils have long been hailed as a wonder treatment that can be used as a remedy for pretty much any ailment. And with the variety available, it’s no wonder. One of their lesser-known powers is their use in cooking – not just for the health benefits they add to

millionaire's shortbread | Longevity LIVE

This all-time favourite shortbread dessert used to be only for very special occasions, and had a reputation for ruining many a well-intended diet with its high sugar levels. Now, however, you can enjoy it with quite a bit less guilt, as the caramel is made with dates and coconut oil.

matcha | Longevity LIVE

If you’re like us, you’re always looking for ways to enjoy our favourite treats without sacrificing the nutrition we’re supposed to get from them. Like most children, I grew up loving ice cream, and now that I’m grown I see no reason to stop enjoying the bon-bons closest to my

chocolate tart | Longevity LIVE

Even the most health-conscious individuals have those special treats that they adore – regardless of the fact that they’re not so good for you as broccoli and kale happen to be. For me, that’s dark chocolate (and ice cream, but I’m working on that one) and if I can get

chocolate | Longevity LIVE

Lucy Watson, from whose cookbook we extracted this recipe, calls these her ‘melt-in-the-middle chocolate puddings’ – they are spongy and gooey and mouth-watering all round! Serves 4 | 45 Minutes, plus 2-3 hours for freezing the ganache Ingredients: 40ml sunflower oil, plus extra for greasing 30g cocoa powder, plus extra

guilt-free | Longevity LIVE

Great news for chocolate-lovers! Here is a recipe for chocolate oat biscuits that contains only healthy ingredients and takes only 20 minutes to make. What more could you ask for? These biscuits will satisfy your craving for a sweet treat, without the guilt of eating an unhealthy snack. They’re made with

bars | Longevity LIVE

These bars are chewy, filling and delicious. They’re also packed with protein, fibre and heart-healthy monounsaturated fats. Vegans can also enjoy them, as they contain no animal products, dairy or gluten. Best of all, they are free from refined sugar and sweetened naturally! Makes 8 bars  Ingredients 125 uncooked porridge

sorbet | Longevity LIVE

Balmy, hot summer days call for cool, soft flavors that leave you refreshed and invigorated. This sorbet recipe is not only a fresh alternative to the more traditional ice cream we generally opt for on these days, it can also be healthy and deliver your daily dose of vitamins because of its high

balls | Longevity LIVE

“These truffle balls freeze so well and are one of my all-time favorites. I like to keep a batch in stock so that I always have healthy snacks at hand.” – Dr Michelle Braude Makes 15-18 balls  Ingredients required: 265g pitted Medjool dates (soak dates in hot water for 10-20

chocolate | Longevity LIVE

This protein-packed chocolate pudding is ideal for a mid-afternoon or post-workout snack. It’s also delicious eaten as a dip with apple slices or carrot sticks, and makes the perfect late-night treat when you’re craving something sweet. Serves 1 Ingredients required 170g 0% Greek yoghurt 1 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder 1-2