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Showing posts with label Coconut. Show all posts
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September 2, 2018

BananaFanna Almond Fudge Bar

Ohhhh my! What could be better than banana, nut
butter, and chocolate, combined in a bar????

I love these, and my grandkids LOVE them too. It’s a great nutrient-dense treat to include in their packed lunches for school or daycare!!!

Use your creativity and swap out a few ingredients. Add a dash of cinnamon and pinch of cayenne for more depth of flavor. Increase melted cacao for a more fudgey version. It’s all good!

Comment below if you plan to try this, and let us know how it turns out!!!!

August 28, 2018

Wild Blueberry Coconut Pudding

Wild blueberries are significantly more nutrient dense than their cultivated cousins and unlike other fruits, maintain their magnificence even frozen.  This pudding took minutes to make and is one of my favorite dishes. This was breakfast today.

Add some bananas and dried coconut for a decadent, delicious, and nutritious treat. As each coconut varies in volume and ratio, meat:water, you’ll have to play it by ear with regard to chia, cashews and additional water, if needed.

Please comment if you made and enjoyed this recipe!

August 5, 2018

Waffle Cone Ice Cream Rolls

I’m super excited about this new treat!  This does require some preparation, but since they are frozen, you can make a large batch and have them on hand. Ok, I can’t promise they’ll stick around long...but they are worth the love put into preparing them. I served these at my chiropractors’ office and wish I had gotten video of the smiling faces as folks tasted these precious bite-sized delights!  Let’s get started!


July 8, 2018

Coconut Mango Pudding

Quick and easy, delightful summer treat. Blend, chill, and serve!!!

There are so many variations that are possible. Add wild blueberries, bananas, pineapple, etc. almost anything goes. Add water or almond milk, only as needed. Feel free to switch out maple syrup for a few dates.

I used fresh young Thai coconut meat, but you can use dried unsweetened coconut too. Soak for one hour to rehydrate, drain  and follow recipe. It may not be as creamy and I suggest using almond milk instead of water. I have a video on you tube demonstrating how to open these coconuts. It’s fun and pretty simple. These make great ice pops too!!!

July 6, 2018

Wild Blueberry Cream Pudding Parfait

Deeeeeelish!!! It’s creamy and light for an enjoyable summer snack.  I can eat this for lunch.

Feel free to use almonds instead of cashews, it won’t be quite as creamy, but still delicious. A great dairy free snack your non vegan friends would never guess did not have milk. Other fruit variations work well too.

May 12, 2017

Carrot Ginger Flax Crackers (Gluten Free)

So pretty, delicious...and nutritous!

Check out these amazing Carrot-Ginger Flax Crackers. Serve with fresh hummus, veggie dip, crush on salads, or simply eat as is. Chock full of yummy ingredients...even your pickiest eater will LOVE these beauties!

May 1, 2017

And That's a Wrap!!! - A Coconut Wrap(per)!!!

If you have a dehydrator and have access to young Thai coconuts...these are a breeze. If not, there are certainly other ways to make wraps, but I was focusing on quick and easy with the tools I have. Delicious and super light! Continue to dehydrate, and instead of a flexible wrap, you have a light, crunchy snack! Switch up seasoning and create something sweet, savory and/or spicy! The variations are limitless! I chose a Chipotle Wrap below...

March 23, 2017

Choco Chaga Pudding - 3/17 Newsletter

I know, I know! It's been forever since I posted a recipe...

You are aware by now how very much I love pudding....any time, any day...it's my fav! So why not create a decadent, silky, chocolatey pudding that's even more Nutrient-Dense than ever?

Check out my latest Newsletter for special Events and this EASY recipe.

Feel free to leave comments below and tell us what fabulous things you do with chaga.

Enjoy In-Joy!


September 8, 2016

Fabulous Living Oatmeal

This is the BEST oatmeal we've ever tasted. It's nothing like cooked, mushy oatmeal. The texture and flavor are fantastic. Delicious and nutritious!!!! A nice hearty breakfast when you are craving something more than a smoothie. Sticks to your ribs AND energizes! Great way to send your kids off to school!

March 22, 2016

Mocha Almond Fudge Crunch - Breakfast Cereal

I LOVE sprouted quinoa. Once it's sprouted (which is very simple and only takes a day or so), this recipe is quick and easy! See below for sprouting instructions.

Note- don't like mocha? Eliminate coffee extract. Want to avoid cacao? Replace it with carob powder.

January 7, 2016

Sprouted Cinnamon Grammy Crackers for Big and Little Kids

As a proud Grammy, caring part time for my grandson, I've decided to create new food ideas perfect for toddlers and their mommas. I'm thrilled to present this amazing nutrient-dense treat. Not a Mom or baby? No worries...you'll enjoy these too!   It's NUT, Dairy, Gluten and Sugar FREE! Don't have a dehydrator? Try a low temperature oven..I like to use a  dehydrator and I've not personally tried it, but I can't imagine it would be difficult.

June 28, 2015

"Root Beer Float" Smoothie

As a little girl I'd get utterly giddy at the thought of a Root Beer Float, and to this day, it's connected to many happy childhood memories. As a recipe developer, my goal is to RE-create comfort foods, replacing processed ingredients with healthy ingredients. While visiting a local spice shop, I came across this Root Beer Extract and could not resist. The aroma alone, sent me down memory lane. I was inspired to create! While not an actual "soda" the flavor is quite reminiscent of Root Beer Floats. Just thinking about some raw vegan vanilla ice cream wiht this..YUM!  But for now, this smoothies, inspired by childhood memories, please this little girls' taste buds..I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.    

April 8, 2015

Dairy-Free, Raw Ice Cream


Ok! Bad picture! It was evening, and it was metling. I had very little lighting, but wanted to capture it. You'll have to trust me..It was GREAT! Some time back, I did a post on  how to prepare ice cream using a juicer and blank plate. It's been awhile since I pulled out the old Champion...but I'm sooooo glad I did. Last night I literally threw together some Blueberry Banana Coconut Ice Cream. LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!

March 27, 2015

Blueberry Muffin Tops (Gluten-Free)

Blueberry Muffins have always been a big comfort food in my life. These no-bake, raw vegan treats are well worth the effort. The taste and mouth-feel are outstanding! Now you can have them too! 


May 21, 2014

Mint Carob Smoothie

I received a complimentary jar of Living Tree CommunitAlmond Tahini Carob Butter. All I can say is - LTC - you've created another WINNER! Eat it right off the spoon, spread on dehydrated crackers, or add  it to smoothies, puddings, "cheesecakes," etc.

May 3, 2014

Chocolate "Peanut Butter" Ice Cream

A good basic chocolate ice cream recipe. This is rich, creamy and very satisfying. Instead of cashews, try pili nuts!!! (Or mix cashews and pili nuts).
Don't have young Thai coconuts? Try Coconut Cream Concentrate and water. Once you get a nice, thick creamy consistency in the blender - follow any of the options for making ice cream and you should have a delicious dessert to share with your loved ones!

April 13, 2014

(Gluten Free) Coconut Zebra -Striped Cookies


What started out as an attempt to modify a macaroon, turned into a delicious, crunchy coconut almond cookie. These cookies are very light, a little dry, and as crunchy as you want - Just dehydrate them longer. Want them chewy? Pop cookies  in freezer and don't dehydrate at all, or dehydrate for a couple of hours to set the chocolate stripes. Change up the extracts and you can prepare these in almost any variety. Fabulous from bowl to plate or dehydrator to dish. You decide!

April 12, 2014

(Dairy Free - Raw Vegan) Chocolate Rum-Caramel Ripple Ice Cream

This is NOT a picture of this recipe, but an earlier recipe I made. Every time I make this recipe, it gets eaten so fast, we never get a good picture - so use your imaginations. BUT THIS RECIPE is a RAWfully Tempting favorite!!!

March 17, 2014

(Dairy Free) Chocolate Covered Strawberry-Cheesecake Pudding Parfait

Okay, so I'm on a pudding parfait roll...Can you blame me? Pudding has always been one of my favorite treats, and raw vegan pudding is just exquisite! I get bored with the same thing over and over, so I keep changing up ingredients. For all of you that really want to make pudding, but don't have access to young Thai coconuts,  I used Tropical Traditions Coconut Cream instead. Yes, it turned out as tasty as it looks and definitely thickens as it chills and the coconut cream starts to set. Your family and friends will LOVE you for making this for them!

March 8, 2014

Classic Raw Vegan Chocolate-Vanilla Pudding Parfait

I've published several pudding/mousse variations, but here is the BASIC recipe which can be modified in so many ways. Don't like cashews? Add more coconut meat and chia seeds. Dislike chocolate? Add frozen fruit and/or extracts. Instead of Vanilla Pudding, add caramel, butterscotch or rum extracts. Instead of Chocolate Pudding, add hazelnut, almond, or coffee extracts.

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