The kind folks at Booja Booja recently sent me some of their recently launched Two Truffle Packs to try, and I thought I would share what I thought!

I’ll admit this now, I’m already a massive fan of Booja Booja truffles. If chocolate truffles had groupie followers like rock stars, then I would be that hysterically-crazy fan. For the past 3 years, I’ve been gifted a box of their truffles every Christmas, and will shamelessly admit to eating them all on Christmas Day. But I have never tried their new Two Truffle Packs before – so I was excited to try them out!

 

Booja Booja Two Truffle Packs

 

The first thing you need to know about Booja Booja is that all of their truffles are organic, gluten free, dairy free and soya free. When I first started cutting out dairy, I was so gutted when I thought I couldn’t eat real chocolate anymore, so as soon as I found out about Booja Booja I was ecstatic!

I love that they only use organic, minimal and simple ingredients. Although they are dairy and soya free (a rare thing in the chocolate world!!!) in my mind, they are far better than conventional chocolates. The simplicity of the ingredients allows their quality and flavours to really shine through, so that you can really appreciate them, and the quality of the chocolate.

Booja Booja’s Two Truffle Packs are made with just four or five ingredients, and seem perfect for snacking “on the go”. They give anyone looking for a day time treat, the opportunity to enjoy melt in your mouth chocolate truffles while out and about. You can tell Booja Booja want to make truffles accessible for the masses – because why shouldn’t you be able to enjoy something so decedent during the day?

We always think of buying truffles as special gifts for somebody else, but with these Booja Booja truffle packs, you get to treat yourself, no matter what the day. They are the perfect size for travelling, snacking, at work or whilst studying.

 

Booja Booja Two Truffle Packs

 

The first two-pack I tried were these Almond Salted Caramel truffles…

The caramel offers a gorgeous sweet and chewy texture + the almonds bring a lovely nutty flavour. The salt beautifully offsets the bitterness in the chocolate and brings all the flavours together. Every single element compliments each other so well.

I’m already one happy groupie. Get me a Booja Booja t-shirt from the merch stand.

 

Booja Booja Two Truffle Packs

Booja Booja Two Truffle Packs

 

Next, I move onto the Fine de Champagne truffles. The truffle is a complete homage to that classic combo of chocolate + champagne. The champagne packs a beautiful boozy punch, which makes the chocolate feel super rich and decedent.

These feel like posh, indulgent snacks. Yet, retailing at £1.19 per pack, these are affordable riches! I’ll take as many as I can carry to the till.

 

Booja Booja Two Truffle Packs

 

Booja Booja Two Truffle Packs

 

Finally I try the Hazelnut Crunch. These are my personal favourite. There’s nothing quite like the combination of chocolate + hazelnut.

The crunchy, roasted hazelnut nibs, contrast so well with the smooth and creamy truffle centre. The flavours all taste so natural and well-balanced. It’s a match made in heaven.

 

Booja Booja Two Truffle Packs

 

If that wasn’t enough, all the Booja Booja Two Truffle Packs come encased in a cute little cardboard Boojagram Stand, with an inspirational or funny phrase for a mid-week pick me up!

Could chocolate get any cuter?!

 

Booja Booja Two Truffle Packs

 

Plus, do you want to know the best part?!

Booja Booja are kindly giving me a box of their Hazelnut Chocolate Truffles to giveaway!

Enter below in the rafflecopter to be in with a chance of winning. You seriously haven’t tried Chocolate until you’ve tried Booja Booja!

 

Booja Booja Two Truffle Packs

 

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For postage reasons, I’m only accepting UK entries only. Accept my huge apologies to those readers from the rest of the world!

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If you’ve been keeping up with Heart + Bowl, you might remember a colourful Fruit Skewer recipe I posted a while back? You may also remember that I designed that recipe especially for Wren Kitchens and their #LittleKitchen campaign + cookbook? The campaign hopes to inspire kids in the kitchen, to get them more involved in healthy cooking, food prep and kitchen activity.

Well, today I arrived home to find a hard copy of the cookbook waiting for me in my postbox! I was so frantically happy to see it, that I think I kind of turned into a bit of a kid myself!

 

#LittleKitchen Cookbook

 

The book is so beautiful and well designed, with really cute little illustrations to help attract the little ones. My Fruit Skewers feature under the Good Lookin’ Grub section, on pages 12 + 13.

I absolutely loved seeing my recipe in print alongside some great UK food bloggers. It’s so nice to see how all of the contributions have come together to form the finished product.

 

#LittleKitchen Cookbook

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Plus, do you know what the best part is? The #LittleKitchen cookbook is now available for you to download as an e-book for FREE!!! Quick, there’s nothing to lose! Download your free e-book here.

It really has been an amazing experience to be part of such a fun and ambitious campaign, I’m so in love with the cookbook, and I can’t wait to hear what you all think!

 

 #LittleKitchen Cookbook

 

Raw Courgetti Salad with Creamy Vegan Avocado Dressing

 

Following on from my obsession with avocados, I’m bringing you this Raw Courgetti Salad with Creamy Vegan Avocado Dressing! It’s been a while since my Summer King Prawn Courgetti recipe, so I thought it was about time I get spiralizing again for the blog!

 

Raw Courgetti Salad with Creamy Vegan Avocado Dressing

 

One of my favourite ways to have spiralized veggies, is to smother them in this creamy vegan avocado dressing. Avocados are fast becoming one of my favourite ingredients to use, because they’re great in both savoury and sweet dishes. It’s creaminess makes it so versatile for all sorts of recipes. One of my all time favourites sweet treats is this Avocado Chocolate Mousse, which is my go-to dessert to whip up quickly on an evening.

 

Raw Courgetti Salad with Creamy Vegan Avocado Dressing

 

Raw Courgetti Salad with Creamy Vegan Avocado Dressing

 

This courgetti salad is so light and quick to make, that it makes the perfect speedy lunch or dinner in the summer months, when you don’t want to be sweating in the kitchen! You can even double up on the ingredients, and make this for a friend, or pack some up in a air-tight container and take it to work the next day!

I hope you like this Courgetti Salad with Vegan Avocado Dressing! Don’t forget to #heartandbowl if you make this, or let me know what you think in the comments below.

 

Raw Courgetti Salad with Creamy Vegan Avocado Dressing

 

Raw Courgetti Salad with Creamy Vegan Avocado Dressing

Serves: 1

Raw Courgetti Salad with Creamy Vegan Avocado Dressing

Ingredients

  • 1 large courgette, spiralized
  • 5 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • for the Avocado Dressing
  • 1 large ripe avocado
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • small handful of basil
  • juice of ½ lemon
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp water
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper, optional
  • to serve
  • handful of pea shoots
  • pumpkin seeds

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients for the Avocado Dressing into a blender, and blitz until smooth.
  2. Transfer to a large bowl, and mix in the spiralized courgetti + cherry tomatoes until everything is well covered in the dressing.
  3. Pile the salad onto a large plate or bowl and top with a handful of pea shoots. Sprinkle with pumpkin seeds to serve!