Salted Caramel + Coconut Balls

Overview With Halloween just around the corner, I like having a few healthy treats kicking around the kitchen. They make a great option for when I'm craving something sweet. These little raw treats taste just like caramel and freeze like a dream.  Ingredients 2 c. walnuts 2 c. raw almonds 1/3 c. pure maple syrup 10 Medjool dates, pits removed 2 Tbsp unsweetened, shredded ...

Raw Cocoa + Almond Butter Cups

Overview Happy Birthday to my sister-in-law. These are for you!  Ingredients 2 cups almond butter 1/2 cup + 1 Tbsp cocoa powder 1/3 cup virgin coconut oil 1/2 cup shredded coconut *unsweetened* 1/3 cup maple syrup 1 tsp pure vanilla extract a touch of sea salt Optional Toppings; raw sunflower seeds slivered almonds a sprinkle of cocoa powder rose petals Preparation Method Gently melt coconut oil on stove top, on medium-low ...

Ain’t No Flu Bugs On Me Juice

Keep those bad bugs at bay with incredibly powerful food medicine, such as the ingredients in this fresh, pressed juice. Ingredients 2 big handfuls of fresh, organic kale 1 small cucumber *only if organic, or in season* 2 - 3 stalks celery 1 green apple 1  2" pc. ginger root, peeled 1 - 2 garlic cloves ...

Shredded Carrot ‘n’ Zucchini Salad with Walnuts & Mint

Overview This salad is so refreshing. I also like dishes that take pretty much no time to make. This is one of them. Feel free to add chickpeas or free-range chicken for extra protein. Ingredients 2 cups carrot, grated 2 cups zucchini, grated 1 yellow pepper, finely sliced 1/2 cup walnuts 3 Tbsp hemp seeds a generous handful fresh mint Dressing 1 cup cold pressed ...

Creamy Dreamy Cashew Sauce

Overview This stuff is great; goes on any salad, stir-fry, baked root veggie dish, or acts as the prefect dipping sauce. It's vegan, high in B-vitamsin (due to the Nutritional yeast) and will impress your guests with it's creamy, dairy-like flavour.  Ingredients 1/5 c. raw cashews, soaked overnight 2 c. water 3 Tbsp Nutritional yeast 1 Tbsp sweet onion powder 2 Tbsp ...

Raw Hazelnut, Tahini + Cocoa Orbs

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Overview These little orbs make a great little power snack or treat. They're just sweet enough and freeze really well.  Ingredients 1.5 c. hazelnut butter 1 c. unsweetened shredded coconut 3 Tbsp tahini  2-3 Tbsp raw honey, depending on your sweet tooth  3 Tbsp melted virgin coconut oil 4 Tbsp pure, unsweetened cocoa powder a generous pinch of sea salt    Preparation Method Mix all ingredients well with wooden ...

Cashew Lemon “Whip Cream”

Overview This is a perfectly sweet and creamy, vegan treat. Great for dipping crispy apple slices, or eating on top of a big bowl of blueberries.   Note  Nuts have physic acid, which is also found in grains and legumes. Just as with grains and legumes, soaking nuts is essential for proper digestions.  When we consume raw, un-soaked nuts the phytic acid ...

Raw Very Berry Pie

Overview This recipe takes the saying, "as easy as pie" to a whole new level.  Ingredients Filling 1 cup blueberries 1 cup raspberries 1 cup *soaked overnight* raw cashews 1 can full-fat coconut milk 1 tsp pure vanilla extract a pinch of sea salt a touch of the soak water fr the dates, if needed for consistency Crust 1/2 cup *soaked overnight* raw cashews 1/2 cup *soaked overnight* raw pecans 5 Medjool dates, ...

Decadent Raw Brownie Bites

Overview These are yet another take on the traditional brownie. The big difference here is that recipe is raw and these bites are nothing but healthy, chewy goodness. Ingredients 1 cup raw pecans, soaked for about an hour  1 cup Medjool dates, pitted + soaked for about an hour  3 Tbsp pure cocoa 1 tsp pure vanilla extract a sprinkle of sea ...