July 24, 2020

Ok, maybe it takes a little longer than an instant, but not much.  Using frozen fruit and a blender is the trick to making quick frozen yogurt.  

Instant Frozen Yogurt

July 24, 2020

Ok, maybe it takes a little longer than an instant, but not much.  Using frozen fruit and a blender is the trick to making quick frozen yogurt.  

​Instant Mango Frozen Yogurt

  • 2 cups mangoes, frozen

  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup or honey

  • 1 cup kefir, or...

March 7, 2020

Date Caramel

  • 1 cup pitted dates

  • 1/4 cup reserved soaking water

  • 1/4 cup full fat coconut milk

  • 4 tsp. vanilla

  • 1 tsp. sea salt

1.  Soak pitted dates for 30 minutes to 1 hour.  If they are dry, they may need to soak longer; up to 24 hours.

2....

February 13, 2020

My daughter could eat this 24/7.  I probably could too, especially the chocolate flavor, but I believe in eating in moderation.  Too much of something good, can be bad.  For example, too many flax seeds can mess with your hormones; too much spinach can give you kidney...

July 9, 2019

Meringues are a fun little treats, but when you combine meringue with naturally sweetened raw whipped cream/coconut cream, or lemon curd and fruit, they're to die for!  These are simple to make and very well worth the effort.  

Naturally Sweet Mini Pavlov...

July 8, 2019

Naturally Sweetened Lemon Curd

3 eggs

1 tsp. lemon zest 

5 Tbsp. honey or pure maple syrup

1/3 cup lemon juice

2 pinches salt

1/4 cup coconut oil, or ghee

1 tsp. vanilla 

1.  Add the eggs to a small pan and whisk until smooth.    

2.  Wash and dry the lemons...

May 13, 2019

I love dried fruit and most kids like commercial fruit roll-ups.  This recipe is super easy and a good substitution for the not-so-healthy store version.  It's also a great pick-me-up with the concentrated fruit sugars.  When athletes ask me what food is good for quick...

May 10, 2019

For my daughter Daphne on her birthday, because she likes to snack on this crust by the handful, before it even sees a tart form.  My other daughter thinks it tastes like a "better version of a Lara bar."  Either way, it's delicious and versatile.  It's yummy crumbled...

May 4, 2019

Crust

40-48 mini tarts

  • 3/4 cup whole nuts, *see notes for alternative

  • 1/3 cup shredded or flaked coconut, unsweetened

  • 1/3 cup pitted dates

  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt

  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla

1.  Put nuts and coconut into a small blender, or food processor....

May 4, 2019

Crust

Makes 40-48 mini tarts

  • 3/4 cup whole nuts, *see notes for alternative

  • 1/3 cup shredded or flaked coconut, unsweetened

  • 1/3 cup pitted dates

  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt

  • Tbsp. vanilla

1.  Put nuts and coconut into a small blender, or food processor....

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