Raw Peanut Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Raw Peanut Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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A great snack or healthy dessert. Very simple and no baking required.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup oats

1/2 cup walnuts

1/4th cup shredded coconut (can be left out if you do not like coconut)

1/4th cup flaxseed

1/4th cup peanut butter

3 tablespoon maple syrup

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg and cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1/4th cup raisins

Directions:

  1. Blend oats and walnuts.
  2. Then blend in the coconut, flaxseed, peanut butter, maple syrup, nutmeg, cinnamon, and vanilla.
  3. Blend in the raisins last.
  4. Roll into balls and refrigerate for 2 hours.

 

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No Bake Brownies

No Bake Brownies

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Ingredients:

1/2 cup almonds (blended)

2 tablespoons almonds (slices)

1 cup dates

1/4th cup shredded coconut

3 tablespoons coconut oil

2 tablespoon maple syrup

1/4th teaspoon vanilla

1/4th cup cocoa powder

Directions:

  1. Blend almonds in a Vitamix or food processor.
  2. Blend in dates, coconut, coconut oil, vanilla, maple syrup, and cocoa powder.
  3. Mold mixture into baking dish.
  4. Sprinkle coconut shreds and almond shreds on top.
  5. Refrigerate for 2 hours then cut into squares and serve.

Zesty Coconut Slaw

Zesty Coconut Slaw + Lime Coconut Dressing 

Make it for a party appetizer and eat the leftovers the next day. The slaw will last in the fridge for 2-3 days.

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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 head purple cabbage
  • 1/2 head regular cabbage
  • 4 green onions
  • 1/4th cup cilantro (plus more for garnishing)
  • 1/2 cup coconut shreds
  • 1/2 cup almond sheds
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • Juice of 1 lime

Directions:

  1. Toast almonds and coconut shreds on the stove for a few minutes.
  2. Cut the cabbage into thin slices.
  3. Combine all the ingredients and toss with the dressing.

Dressing:

  • Juice and zest of 1 lime
  • 1/4th cup coconut cream (from a can)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of chili flakes
  • Cilantro

Zucchini Frittata

Zucchini Frittata

A light breakfast or lunch dish, even kids will enjoy. Delicious with or without cheese.

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IMG_1758IMG_1759IMG_1760 IMG_1765Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon butter or earth balance
  • 2 ½ cups shredded zucchini (about 6 small zucchinis)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast (or 1/4th cup parmesan cheese)
  • 2 tablespoons almond meal
  • Salt and pepper

Butter a baking dish. Shred the zucchini and squeeze out as much water as possible. Add the eggs, nutritional yeast, almond meal, salt, and pepper. Mix together. Pour in baking dish.

Topping:

  • 1 teaspoon butter or earth balance
  • 2 tablespoons almond meal
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast (or 1/4th cup parmesan cheese)

Melt butter then mix in the almond meal and nutritional yeast. Pour over the zucchini mixture. Bake at 350º for 15-20 minutes.

Banana Chocolate Oatmeal

Banana Chocolate Oatmeal

1/4th cup oats

1 banana

2 tablespoons cocoa powder

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 teaspoons honey

Sliced almonds

Milk

  1. Cook the oats with 1 cup water.
  2. Mix the banana, cocoa powder, and vanilla together. Add to the cooking oats.
  3. Add the honey and sliced almonds. I like the dry roasted honey almonds from Trader Joe’s. Pour milk of choice on top.