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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Raw Chocolate Cashew Pie

1 cup dried coconut
1 cup walnuts
8 dates
mix in vita mix and pat into pie pan

Filling (from Everyday Raw by Matthew Kenny)
1 cup cashews soaks a few hours (makes them creamier)
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup agave
1/2 cup coconut oil
1/2 teaspoon vanilla (I use www.Livingtreecommunityfoodscom)
1 cup plus 2 Tbls raw cacao powder
3/4 teas hazelnut or almond extraxt
Blend all ingredients in the vita-mix till smooth and pour over crust and refridgerate.
I added mango on top

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Tomato Soup in a minute, really

Tomato Soup in a minute
-boil water
- pour a mug full of water into blender
- 1Tbsp Quantum Nutrition Labs Tomato Concentrate (lots of lycopene!)
-1/4 avocado
- 2 tsp Nutrition Flakes (also Quantum Nutrition)
Puree and sprinkle sea salt and fresh pepper on top