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Cacao Cashew Truffles

cacao cashew truffles

Today, I made Organic Cacao Cashew Truffles, easy to make, high energy, nutritious snack, gluten-free and vegan. I have made them before, but this time swapped out the cacao butter and used virgin coconut oil and cashew butter for a rich, delicious pick me up treat. Maca added more super food goodness to the raw cacao. Then I rolled them in high anti-oxidant goji berries, Continue reading

Celebrate Hemp Week

Raw Hemp Walnut Pie Crust

Creamy, nutty, versatile hemp seeds is one of the most nutritious foods on the planet. Tasty, too! Hemp seeds are loaded with Omega-fatty acids, fiber, protein, and is gluten-free and vegan. For healthy hair, skin, joints, pumping hearts and thinking brains; hemp is a perfect food to eat regularly.

Walnuts and hemp seeds offer a tasty source of Omega 3s in this quick and easy raw pie crust. Continue reading

Fruit Crisp with Teff

Fruit Crisp with Teff Flour

Take your pick of seasonal organic fruits: blueberries, peaches, apples, cranberries, and mix and match with a some dried organic fruits  like dates or mangoes, for extra sweetness and variety. Enjoy a fruit crisp topped with yogurt for a nourishing start of your day, or whipped cream or ice cream for a delicious dessert. Teff Flour makes a great fruit crisp topping. Sweetened with maple syrup and vanilla, a little cinnamon. YUM!  Continue reading

Espresso Cookies

Vegan Espresso Cookies

Developing recipes for Dean’s Beans with their fair trade organic coffee and cocoa, here’s a preview picture of the espresso cookie which also includes Teff flour, extra virgin coconut oil and maple syrup.  With teff and the coffee originally from Ethiopia, it was a natural choice to pair them in this vegan, delicious cookie. Continue reading

Fabulous Vegan and Vegetarian Frostings

Maple Coconut Frosting

Get creative and nourished with a wide variety of organic wholesome sweeteners like maple syrup or coconut sugar to make fabulous vegan, dairy free frostings with nut butters and organic dairy free shortenings. And if you are not vegan, you might try blending grass raised organic butter, cream cheese or chèvre with maple syrup, maple sugar, raw honey, or coconut sugar for a luscious frosting. Lots of great choices everyone will love. Continue reading