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Juicy couture in Kildare Village

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Juicy couture in Kildare Village

Have you tried our range of healthy, raw, cold-pressed juices here in Alchemy in Kildare Village?

We have:
GATEWAY: Spinach, cos, celery, pineapple, apple, pear, parsley, lemon and ginger.

MEAN GREENS: Kale, spinach, cos, celery, cucumber, flat leaf parsley, apple, lemon, ginger and mint.

ANTI-EVERYTHING: Carrot, apple, fresh turmeric, lemon, ginger, black pepper, cold-pressed flax oil.

BEAT IT: Beetroot, spinach, cos, celery, flat-leaf parsley, apple, lemon, ginger.

Refreshing and super-tasty!

Thanks.

Team Alchemy

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The smoothie operators!!!

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The smoothie operators!!!

Here in Kildare Village, we have the:

SLUSH PUPPY: strawberries, mango, apple, lemon, ginger, cayenne and coconut water.

BERRY BUDDY: banana, blueberries, strawberries, acai powder, Himalayan pink salt and coconut water.

OMG: banana, dates, almond milk, almond butter, vanilla extract, cinnamon and Himalayan pink salt.

and the

GREEN BRUTE: avocado, fresh-pressed green juice, almond milk, spinach, banana, dates, lemon juice and ginger.

Also in Joe's specialty coffee shops on Montague Street and Leeson Street . . .

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RECIPE: Chocolate Hazelnut Bites

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RECIPE: Chocolate Hazelnut Bites

Folks, we are delighted to share with you another delicious recipe from our healthy treat competition. They were all gorgeous so we thought you could make them too!!! These fantastic Chocolate Hazelnut Bites by Cliona Brennan were our joint winner on the day and they most certainly should not be kept a secret.

“These are so good they taste like you shouldn’t be eating them. Chewy, nutty caramel squares with a dense chocolatey topping; they have been compared to a Ferrero Rocher. Similarities would be the luxurious flavours of the chopped hazelnuts with a rich chocolate taste. When you look a little closer you realise that everything in them is insanely good for you. The three layered bite size treat is easy to make and is ideal for a midday snack or serving with coffee when friends call round.”

INGREDIENTS (Makes 14 bite size portions)

Base:

● 55g quick oats

● 80g medjool dates, pitted

● 1 tbsp coconut oil

● 1 tbsp cocoa powder

● 1/4 tsp salt

Hazelnut caramel filling:

● 180g hazelnuts, roasted

● 1 tbsp coconut oil

● 105g medjool dates, pitted

● 1 tsp vanilla extract

● 1/4 tsp salt

Chocolate topping:

● 100g 70% chocolate, chopped

● 2 tbsp coconut oil

● 100g whole & chopped hazelnuts

METHOD

  1. Prepare a 8'x8” square baking tin with parchment paper on all sides.

  2. Make the base: Put oats in food processor and process into flour. Add medjool dates and pulse until blended. Then add coconut oil, cocoa powder and salt. Pulse until well mixed. Empty the mixture into the lined tin, and use your hands to pack mixture down firmly. Use the back of a spoon to smooth out the mixture. Transfer to freezer while you prepare remaining layers.

  3. Prepare the hazelnut caramel filling: Add the remaining 180g roasted hazelnuts to a food processor, alongside coconut oil. Mix until it forms a smooth nut butter, giving your food processor breaks and scraping down the sides as required. Add dates, vanilla extract and salt. Process until the mixture is blended into a paste. Remove baking tin from freezer, and smooth filling over the base. Use a spatula to press the filling down firmly. Transfer to fridge.

  4. Melt the chocolate topping: In a heat-proof bowl set over a saucepan, melt chopped chocolate and coconut oil. Whisk together until smooth. Pour on top of the hazelnut caramel filling. Give the remaining whole hazelnuts a rough chop, then sprinkle on top of the melted chocolate. Place in the fridge until chocolate layer has set (approximately 2-3 hours). Remove and slice into 14 smaller bars.

    Enjoy! We did!

    Thanks. Team Alchemy

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HEALTHY TREAT RECIPE!!!

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HEALTHY TREAT RECIPE!!!

Folks, we are delighted to share with you some of the recipes that were entered into our healthy treat competition. They were all gorgeous so we thought you could make them too!!!
First up are these amazing Lemon & Spirulina Bars by Angela Bruni, one of our two joint winners!
Angela says: 'These delicious bars are the perfect on-the-go snack. It requires no baking and can easily be adapted to be vegan and gluten-free. Enjoy! These were great fun to make.'
Lemon and Spirulina Bars
(Makes 6 bars)
INGREDIENTS 
1 tbsp Coconut Oil
3 tbsp Honey or Maple Syrup
6 Medjool Dates
1 tbsp Almond Butter
1 Unwaxed Lemon for juice and rind
2 tbsp Goji Berries
2 tbsp Sesame Seeds
1 tbsp Ground Flax
1 tbsp Chia Seeds
1 tbsp Spirulina 
50g Pumpkin Seeds
100g Oats
METHOD
1. Chop dates into small pieces and add chopped dates, coconut oil, sweetener of choice, almond butter and lemon juice to a small pan. Cook on medium until the dates are soft and make a paste with the other wet ingredients. Set aside. 
2. In a separate bowl add the goji berries, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, ground flax, chia seeds, spirulina and oats. Mix until everything is well incorporated together. 
3. Add wet ingredients to the dry and combine until the mixture has a sticky consistency. 
4. Take a loaf tin and line with parchment paper. Add the bar mixture in and press down until uniform. 
5. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours and cut into bars. The recipe makes 6 decent shaped bars perfect for work, school or even post workout.

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WE NOW DO OFFICE CATERING!!!

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WE NOW DO OFFICE CATERING!!!

Folks, we are delighted to announce the beginning of the Alchemy delivery service, so if you want to cater a meeting, treat your staff or feed the crew, we can bring you the finest, healthiest and tastiest food around!!!

Email Event@alchemyjuice.ie now to get our full and extensive menu sent to you!

This is a whole new concept of fresh whole-foods, salad boxes and Vietnamese style banh mi baguettes plus amazing cold-pressed juices and smoothies. We also have a selection of sandwiches and treats from our sister company Joe’s! And we specialise in food for vegans and vegetarians as well as having wheat-free, paleo and low-carb options! Something for everyone!

We serve breakfast & brunch platters, individual Alchemy salads and sandwich and wrap platters. Uniquely we also have brioche buns, banh mi, acai bowls and individual salad bowls, as well as delicious flasks of Cloud Picker specialty coffee.

Perfect for working lunches for staff and clients as well as for seminars and group meetings!!!

We deliver to your door but we do need 48 hours notice and a minimum booking of €50.

Note: We only deliver to the greater Dublin area. Minimum number of guests for platter orders is five and orders should be placed in multiples of five. Delivery charges start at €5 and vary depending on the distance. Free delivery for orders over €80 in Dublin 1, Dublin 2, Dublin 4 and Dublin 18. And, of course, terms and conditions apply!

For more, email Event@alchemyjuice.ie now!

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COMPETITION TIME!!!

GET YOUR COOKING CAPS ON!!!
We are running a really cool competition with the superfab Indy Power of The Little Green Spoon! We want you to submit your original Healthy Treat recipe. We will then compile a short-list and these will then enter a cook-off on January 26th here in Kildare Village. This will be judged by Indy and our own Domini Kemp. You could win a €300 gift card for Kildare Village!
So get your fave healthy treat recipe in now!
The competition is open to all. For more information, terms and conditions and to enter, please email event@alchemyjuice.ie

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