Desserts & Snacks
1 cup raw almonds, ground 1 1/4 cup spelt flour or other low gluten flour (e.g., kamut, amaranth, barley, rice) 1 cup rolled oats 1/3 cup organic pure maple syrup 1/2 cup unrefined coconut oil fruit jam - homemade or from the health food store 2 tablespoons (preferably distilled) water Mix the dry ingredients in…Jiffy Jam Cookies*
1 1/2 cup hulled, preferably organically grown, sesame seeds 1 tablespoon (or to taste) maple syrup or raw honey about 4-6 tablespoons distilled water Put sesame seeds in a blender. Grind to as fine a powder as possible, stopping a few times to stir up from the bottom to make sure all seeds are ground.…Halvah – A Veritable Calcium Cake!
If you don't have plastic molds (available at most housewares stores), just pour one of the purées into four to six paper cups and put them in the freezer. After an hour or so, insert a wooden stick into each cup - the mixture will have solidified enough that the stick should stay upright -…Fruitsicles
2 pink grapefruit, peeled and segmented 1 white grapefruit, peeled and segmented 3 small oranges, peeled and segmented 1/4 cup red or black grapes 1 banana, thinly sliced Syrup: 1/4 cup orange juice 1/4 cup Grade A maple syrup 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 star anise fresh mint sprigs for garnish Prepare the fruits. Toss…Fruit Salad with a Star Anise Twist
A chemical-free treat for your face! Avocado is loaded with anti-aging elements, including an abundance of Vitamins E, A and monounsaturated fats. Raw cacao is full of anti-oxidants and has a toning effect on skin. Raw honey, a natural moisturizer, is a rich source of phytonutrients, vitamins, minerals and enzymes. 1 organic avocado 2 tablespoons…Face Food
Mix cold (organic) milk and cold (organic) whole yogurt with a whisk. (proportions: 1/4 cup whole yogurt to 1 quart milk.) You can use yogurt from succeeding batches as your "starter". Place mixture in a jar, glass or ceramic bowl and cover with a lid; put into an oven with the oven light on (oven…Easy Yogurt*
1 1/2 cup unsweetened, finely shredded coconut 1/4 cup carrot juice 1/2 - 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger pinch of ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract about 1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest 1/2 cup raw walnuts, chopped 2-3 tablespoons maple syrup 3 tablespoons unrefined coconut oil, liquefied pinch…Carrot Coconut “Coffee” Cake
A sinful-tasting, sinless treat! 1/2 lb. dried black mission figs, soaked in water 1-2 hours 1/2 lb. raw cashews, soaked 6-8 hours 1/4 lb. dried dates, pitted and soaked 1-2 hours 1 1/2-2 tbsp. carob powder (to taste) 1/4 lb. raw walnut pieces Pour off soaking water and save. Put figs, cashews, and dates in…Carob Fudge
Crust: 2 cups raw almonds (or walnuts, macadamia, pecans, etc.) 1 cup dates, pitted and soaked 20 minutes in water 1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract (opt.) Process nuts in a food processor until reduced to a coarse flour. Drain dates, cut in quarters and add to the almonds, along with vanilla. Pulse until dates are…Banana Dream Pie!
2 very ripe bananas - medium size 1/3 cup raw cashews 2 tablespoons unsweetened, shredded coconut 1/2 - 3/4 cup water (preferably distilled) Place all ingredients in your high-speed blender. Slowly increase the blender speed from low to high and blend for a minute or 2 to ensure that the mixture is completely smooth. Serve…Banana Coconut Cream