Recipes — healthy



Ice Cream Sandwiches

I think we can all agree when I say, whether ice cream is sandwiched between cookies, biscuits, wafers, or cakes, an ice cream sandwich is always a good idea. Especially when it's made with real ingredients! Creamy, dairy-free vanilla ice cream, chocolate brownie-like (raw) cookies... this really is the perfect summertime treat. Here's what you need: For Vanilla Ice Cream 2 cans full fat coconut milk 1/2 cup agave (or other liquid sweetener) 1 tsp vanilla extract For Cookies 1 cup pecans 1 cup almond flour 1 cup coconut flour 1/2 cup cacao powder, unsweetened 1/4 cup agave (or other liquid sweetener) 2 Tbsp coconut oil (can substitute date paste or nut milk—something to help the mixture stick together) Pinch of salt Here's how to...

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How to Make Coconut Yogurt

Making homemade coconut yogurt is so much easier than it sounds. Trust me, it really doesn't get any easier than this. All you need is full fat coconut milk and a good quality probiotic supplement. No tricks or fancy equipment. But, there are a few tips I recommend you read over before making this recipe: You must use a high-quality probiotic. Believe it or not, many of the probiotic supplements you see at your local grocery store are probably not even live. I use Puradyme Probiotics. Not all coconut milk brands will yield the same results, as they all contain different ingredients. I've had the most success with: Field Day, Native Forest, and 365 Whole Foods Full Fat Coconut Milk. They all contain...

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Vegan Snickers Ice Cream

Due to popular demand, I had to create & share this incredible vegan Snickers Ice Cream. Trust me when I say, it takes satisfaction to a whole new level. The rich and creamy chocolate ice cream, the drizzles of peanut butter, the crunchy peanuts scattered throughout... this will not disappoint.  Here's what you need: 1 can (13.5 fl oz) full fat coconut milk, unsweetened (yields approx. 2 cups) 1/4 cup cacao powder, unsweetened 1/4 cup agave Peanut butter Peanuts Here's how to make it: To a mixing bowl, add the coconut milk, cacao powder, and agave. Whisk gently. Pour the mixture into an ice cube tray and transfer to freezer overnight. When ready, add the chocolate coconut milk ice cubes to...

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Cashew Queso, Guacamole & Salsa Party Spread

Who says party picks have to be unhealthy? Both guaranteed crowd pleasers, these recipes take almost NO time to prepare, aaaand you most likely already have these ingredients at home! ENJOY. Cashew Queso Here's what you need: 3 cups cashews, raw 1 1/2 cups water 1-2 cloves garlic 6 Tbsp nutritional yeast 1 tsp cumin powder 1 tsp chili powder 1.5 tsp salt 1/4 tsp turmeric Here's how to make it: Add all ingredients to a blender, and blend until smooth and creamy. Salsa Here's what you need: 1/2 cup cilantro 1/2 onion, diced 2 jalapeños, diced 1 clove garlic Juice of 2 limes 2 tsp salt 2 cans diced tomatoes Here's how to make it: Add all ingredients (except diced tomatoes)...

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Peanut Butter Puffs Cereal

You asked for it... Peanut Butter Puffs Cereal! This is a re-creation of an all-time fave: Peanut Butter Panda Puffs. If you know me at all, you may know about my childhood cereal addiction. Growing up and learning what crap actually goes into those cereals was a heart-break moment, as I cut them out of my diet. If you're reading this, you can probably relate.  Let's compare ingredients, shall we? The store-bought Peanut Butter Panda Puffs contains: whole grain corn meal, corn meal, cane sugar, peanut butter, soy oil, sea salt, tocopherols. Today's re-creation contains: quinoa puffs, extra virgin coconut oil, peanut butter (the completely natural kind with only one ingredient), and pure maple syrup.  Not only is this recipe made with only 4 ingredients total,...

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