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Thursday, June 7, 2018

coco-cacao vanilla bean ghee beauty cups

1/2 c chopped cacao paste gently melted
1 t vanilla bean ghee
2 drops vanilla stevia

1/2 c coconut butter, melted
2 drops vanilla bean stevia
-mix well and divide into 2 bowls. stir 1-2 t beet root powder into one and 1 t blue majik into the other.
-pour chocolate into bottom of lined mini cupcake tins, set in freezer until firm, then a layer of coconut, set in freezer, then top off with chocolate, a sprinkle of flaked sea salt, and set in freezer until firm. store in fridge.

best chocolate fix!

Saturday, June 2, 2018

sprouted coco-sun milk (no strain) + added pearl & he shou wu for SKIN MAGIC

2 minutes and you have the tastiest milk:

1 c sprouted sunflower seeds
1/4 c coconut butter
4 c filtered water
vanilla stevia to taste (optional)
pinch of sea salt
-blend on high a few minutes until extra creamy, then gently blend in:
1 t pearl (optional-for skin beauty!)
1 t he shou wu (optional for longevity & hair health)

-taste for sweetness. stores in fridge up to 5 days.

world’s best zucchini fries

also world’s easiest!!

we’ve made these dairy free, egg free, grain free zucchini fries like 5 times in the past couple weeks cause dev keeps requesting them! seriously too easy. give it a go:

3 washed zucchini, cut into slices 1/4” thick

4 T nutritional yeast
1-2 T acv
2 T ev. avocado oil
1/2 t hing spice (or your fav spices)
1 t dried basil
1/4 t sea salt
1/4 t black pepper

-preheat oven to 425F.
-mix all ingredients together and coat zucchini spears. lay out on a parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 15-25 minutes until done to your liking.
-dev likes to dunk them in a little primal kitchens ranch dressing. 

Thursday, May 31, 2018

silky smooth young thai coconut yogurt

if making your own yogurt has ever intimidated you, this is the recipe for you! easy, fresh, fluffy & fool-proof:

2 c young coconut meat (scoop out yourself from fresh coconuts or buy frozen coconut meat packets to make it easier!)
1 c filtered water
1/2 t probiotics (check my favs highlight on instgram for a good one)

-blend the coconut & water until silky smooth. add to a glass bowl and stir in probiotics with a *wooden* spoon. cover with cheesecloth or organic cotton & put in the dehydrator on the lowest setting.
taste after 8hrs, you want it slightly tangy & a bit fluffier.

eat as is—with your favorite fruit/granola, or stir in a little vanilla bean powder & stevia or raw honey to sweeten.

brazil nut ginger-lime sprouted granola

grainless & sprouted for optimal digestion with a perfect texture & sweetness & NO added sugars. + fiber & protein rich! stuff kinda melts in your mouth!

to make:
1 1/2 c raw brazil nuts, pulsed in the food processor until they resemble flour
1/2 c unsweetened coconut flakes
1/2 c sliced tigernuts (can sub more coconut)
1/2 c sprouted pumpkin seeds
1/4 c sprouted chia seeds
-mix all dry ingredients together in a large bowl.

in a blender:
2 T coconut oil
2 T vanilla bean ghee
2 T coconut butter
a few drops of stevia
2” piece peeled fresh ginger
juice & zest of 2 limes
2 drops lime essential oil
pinch of sea salt
-blend until very smooth.
-pour liquid mixture over dry ingredients and mix well.
-spread out evenly on a parchment lined dehydrator tray & dehydrate at 115F until done to your liking (to keep raw) or spread on a parchment lined baking sheet & bake at 325F for about 25 minutes until golden & crispy, stirring half way.
-serve with homemade almond/coconut milk or coconut yogurt + fresh berries.

ginger for digestion and BRAZIL nuts #1. for their high levels of selenium & #2. to switch up / alternate the nuts & seeds you are eating (very important to eat variety!)

Sunday, May 13, 2018

turmeric fried “rice” with all the spring veggies

in a large pan, heat 2 T ghee & add in 1 c sliced leeks—sauté a few minutes. then add 2 C cauliflower or broccoli “rice” (i did a mixture of both), sea salt, black pepper, 2 t turmeric, 1 t cumin, 1 t coriander, and sauté a few more minutes.
throw in 5 c spinach + 2 c mushrooms and about 1/4-1/2 c bone broth. cook until most of the liquid is gone and mushrooms are soft and wilted.
add in 1/4 c raw brazil nuts or cashews & serve as is or with a protein.

collagen-rose beauty bites

ROSE has long been used for beauty & health. rose + collagen boast endocrine balancing, beautifying, immune boosting, calming, & mood lifting properties-to name a few!
rose is especially beneficial for women.
“roses are good for the skin and the soul.”

melt-in-your-mouth collagen-rose beauty bites:

1 c sliced tigernuts
1 c raw shelled hemp seeds
3/4 c raw almond butter
1/2 c chia seed (ground into flour)
2 T cacao butter, melted
2 T collagen peptides
few drops of vanilla stevia
10 drops rose essential oil
1 T dried organic rose petals
1/2 t cardamom
1/2 t cinnamon

pinch of sea salt

-process all ingredients in your food processor until it comes together well.
-roll into 2” balls and store in the freezer.

bonus: cover them in raw melted cacao paste!