Raw Treats Your Taste Buds & Your Waistline Will Thank You For

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This week I thought we'd have some fun with delicious real food. Yum! I love that I can have yummy treats that nourish my brain, my soul & my waistline.

 

Almond Joys

1/3-1/2 C raw honey, to taste 

2 to 3 tbsp cocoa powder, to taste   

Dash of Celtic sea salt, cinnamon, and vanilla 

2 C raw coconut flakes  

1 C raw, slivered almonds  

Mix the first five ingredients well, then add coconut and almonds. Stir well. Form into little balls and enjoy! 

 

Almond Butter or Walnut Butter or Pecan Butter 

1 C raw almonds, ground

¼- ½ C raw honey

Dash of Celtic sea salt, cinnamon, and vanilla

Blend in the blender until smooth. 

The almonds can be replaced with walnuts, pecans, or other raw nuts. Add cocoa powder for chocolate butter. Add raw cacao nibs, Maca powder, and chia seeds for a superfood addition. 

 

Fruit Leather

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Cook homemade applesauce with apples, water, honey, and a dash of Celtic sea salt, cinnamon, cloves, and vanilla. Dehydrate the applesauce on a sheet in a dehydrator for 12 hours. Can use alternate fruits such as peaches, grapes, strawberries, etc.  

 

Sunflower Seed Brittle

1 C raw sunflower seeds

½ C raw coconut chips

2 tbsp sesame seeds

¼ - ½ C honey

Dash of Celtic sea salt, cinnamon, and vanilla

Mix well. Bake in oven for 20-30 min. at 250°F.  Cool and enjoy!

 

Granola

4 C old-fashioned oats

1 ½ C sliced almonds

½ tsp Celtic sea salt

1 tsp cinnamon

Mix these ingredients well.

¼ C coconut  oil

½ - ¾ C honey

Mix together. Whisk in 1 tsp. vanilla.

Pour liquid mixture over oat mixture.  Spread in 10x15 bar pan. Bake at 300°F for 40 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Add ½ C raisins or dried cranberries when cool.

 

Dehydrated Fruit & Vegetables

Wash and cut fruit. Place in dehydrator on parchment paper under 115°F for 12 -18 hours.

 

What are some of your favorite healthy snacks? Let me know in the comments below.

 

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To your wellness,

 

-   Dr. Lara


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