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MAKE YOUR FOODS YOUR MEDICINES!

Gluten Free Scone Recipe

I suggest you start by cutting out wheat and increasing your vegetable and fruit intake. If you have a blender or juicer replace one of your regular meals with a liquid meal. You will be surprised about the difference this little change makes for your well-being. It is a matter of getting used to the changes and realizing how many options there really are.

RECIPE

Put into the food processor:

3 ½ cups of almond meal or flour
5 tablespoons of arrowroot flour
½ cup honey
4 tablespoons of coconut milk
2 eggs
2 tablespoons wine vinegar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon Himalayan salt
6 tablespoons coconut oil
One-half cup or more of currants or dried pomegranate, blueberries or cherries and some crushed pecans, cashews or walnuts.
Mix well.
Spoon drop 7 or 8 equal amounts of dough onto a coconut oil well-greased flat Pyrex dish. Round with your fingers into equal biscuit sized pieces and flatten with fingers, so that final scone is about ¾ to an inch thick.
Bake at 350 degrees 20 minutes until nicely browned.

If you can resist, let them cool before you taste them!!!
You may want to eat them with nut butter such as almond butter or hazelnut butter. If you eat dairy you can add a slice of “real” cheese (available at health food stores).

ENJOY!

CARROT CAKE WITH COCONUT FLOUR – GLUTEN FREE

Ingredients (recipe can be doubled)

1/4 cup melted butter
1/4 cup coconut milk
6 eggs (preferably free range, organic)
1-2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup coconut sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1-2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp. ground cloves
1/2 cup coconut flour, sifted
1 tsp. baking powder
1-1 1/2 cups grated carrot
1/2 cups finely chopped pecans or walnuts
Optional: raisins

FROSTING

Cream cheese
Lemon
Maple syrup

DIRECTIONS

1. Beat the eggs, add melted butter, coconut milk, and vanilla.
2. In a separate bowl mix together coconut sugar, salt and spices. Adjust spices to personal taste.
3. Add dry mixture (#2) to wet mixture (#1) and mix.
4. Sift coconut flour, add baking powder and add to other ingredients.
5. Mix very well (whisk) until the mixture has no more lumps.
6. Fold in carrots and nuts.

BAKING

1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
2. Grease baking dish (approx. 8×4 inches; bread pan)
3. Pour batter into baking dish
4. Bake for about 40-50 minutes. Baking time depends on moisture content. To check if the cake is done, insert fork in the centre; when it comes out clean the cake is done.
5. Take out, let cool and remove from baking pan.

FROSTING (optional)

Choose any frosting you like. I prefer to make it with cream cheese, freshly squeezed lemon and maple syrup. Amounts to taste. You may add pineapple and/or decorate the frosting with walnuts or pecans.

BE CREATIVE – ALL MY MEASUREMENTS ARE APPROXIMATE AND I ADJUST THEM FREELY AS WELL AS SOME OF THE INGREDIENTS.

Healthy and Guilt-Free Indulgence

RAW FOOD (MANDALA) MANGO PIE

I treat every recipe just as my clients as an individual creation that requires a custom tailored, creative approach.
So I suggest you use the following recipe as a guideline and add your own personal twist to it.

RECIPE

CRUST

  • 2 cups raw, organic nuts (almonds, pecans, walnuts or a combination)
  • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup pitted dates, cut into pieces (you may add some raisins or unsweetened cranberries)

In a food processor process the nuts and coconut
Add dates (and other dried fruits if desired)
Process until mixture forms coarse lumps and sticks together when pressed in a pie plate

NOTE: The texture depends on the type of nuts used; if the mixture is too dry you can add a little bit of water or organic juice.
Press crust into pie plate

FILLING

  • 2 fresh mangos, peeled and cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup dried unsweetened mango – cut into pieces (use knife or scissors work very well) and soak for about 10 minutes
    NOTE: Most of the commercially available mango is sweetened; best place to find unsweetened mango is a health/natural food store
  • Variety of fresh fruits such as kiwis, raspberries, cherries, blue berries etc.

Drain the dried mango
Combine both the fresh and dried mango in a blender and blend until it has a smooth, pudding like consistency
Pour into pie crust
Decorate with fresh fruit – have fun creating your own Mandala; in the summer you can add fresh flowers such as Borage  Violet or Wild Rose flowers
Keep in the fridge

Serve as is or with whipping cream sweetened with maple syrup. YUMMY!