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February 27, 2013

Chocolate orange fudge

Quite easy, really...

1 cup dates
2 TBSP raw cacao
1 TBSP almond milk
1 mandarin

1. Blend dates, cacao and almond milk until the mixture turns sticky.
2. Form into a cake and top with a mandarin.


February 24, 2013

Sweet potato bake

Just home from the laiki and threw this together! Delicious warming winter meal.

3 medium sweet potatoes
1 large onion
1 head green cabbage
Olive oil
Juice of one orange
Himalayan sea salt

1. Cut potatoes, onion and cabbage in small pieces.
2. Bake in a pan with about 1/2 cup water for 45 minutes. Stir every 15 minutes.
3. Pull from oven and top with juice of one sweet orange, olive oil and sea salt.

February 20, 2013

Chocolate dusted dates

Raw cacao powder
Shredded coconut (optional)

1. Roll dates in cacao.
2. Fill with coconut.
3. Serve with a nice cup of coffee or tea.

Happy beautiful snacking!!

February 16, 2013

Spicy cinnamon chickpea nibbles

Inspired by Vega!

2 cups chickpeas, soaked and boiled
2 TBSP coconut oil
1 TSP each, cinnamon, cumin
Dash of sea salt and cayenne pepper

1. Melt coconut oil jar in a cup of hot water.
2. Mix all ingredients and place on a baking tray.
3. Bake at 200 for 1 hour, stirring every 20 minutes

February 13, 2013

Egg Nog Pancakes (gluten free)

2 cups gluten free flour (I used buckwheat)
2 organic eggs (or 6 TBSP water with 2 TSBP chia seeds)
2 cups rice-nog
1/4 cup coconut oil
1/2 TBSP baking powder
dash of sea salt
12 TBSP cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
dash of cloves

1. Mix ingredients in a large bowl.
2. Cook in a pan with coconut oil, using 1/4 cup per pancake for about 3-4 minutes per side.
3. Top with maple syrup, raw honey, berries, whipped coconut cream, bananas, coconut, or raw almond butter.

February 10, 2013

Apple molasses cookies

1 cup oat flour
1 cup gluten free flour mix
1 egg or 1 TBSP flax seeds in 3 TBSP water
1/4 coconut oil
1/3 cup greek honey
1/4 cup blackstrap organic molasses
3/4 cup applesauce
1/3 cup large pieces of shredded coconut
1/2 TBSP baking soda
1 TBSP cinnamon
1TSP nutmeg
Dash of sea salt

1. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl.
2. Make small spoonfuls on a coconut oil greased baking sheet.
3. Bake at 200C for about 10 minutes.

February 06, 2013

Raw Peanut butter balls

1 cup raw peanuts
About 10 dates (medjool)
Sea salt

1. Blend in a processor.
2. Roll in balls.

......yes! That is all folks!

Thanks to Läräbar for the inspiration!

February 02, 2013

Sunday morning pancakes with dates, plums and coconut

1 cup buckwheat flour
1 cup water
1 plum, diced fine
2 medjool dates, diced fine
1 egg, organic
Pinch of stevia leaves (I used leaves from my own plant I have at home)
Dash of nutmeg and Himalayan sea salt

1. Mix ingredients in a bowl.
2. Pour 1/4 cup in a pan with coconut oil, cooking 3-4 minutes per side.
3. Top with almond butter, homemade jam, raw honey, fruit, and/or cinnamon.