Month: February 2014

Brown Rice, Almond Horchata

My son asked me for some Horchata so I decided to make some that would feed his little body and not pump it full of sugar. Here is the recipe! 3 dates 2 tablespoons raw honey 1/2 tsp sea salt 1 cup brown rice 1 cup almonds 1/2 cup coconut cream 1 tsp cinnamon 1 cinnamon stick 1 vanilla bean 1)  Soak brown rice, almonds, cinnamon stick, & Vanilla bean in a bowl of water overnight 2)  Drain, remove cinnamon stick, & vanilla bean, then place all ingredients in blender with 4 cups fresh cold water, add 3 dates, 2 tablespoon of raw honey and the inside of the vanilla bean. 3)  Blend, blend, blend, then pour into a nut-bag, squeeze bag over a large bowl until milk is full strained. Then  add  cinnamon, stir and  Ta-Da healthy Horchata. If you like add coconut cream to make it extra creamy!!      

Flour-less Fudge Brownies

Last night I made these delicious Brownies. They are very rich & Creamy so I would eat a small square, topped with some coconut cream or coconut ice cream! This will definitely satisfy your sweet tooth. 1 1/2 cup Organic Almond Butter 2 Organic Eggs 1 1/4 cup Wholesome Sweeteners Agave, Honey or Maple Syrup 1 tsp of very good Vanilla 1/2 cup Organic Cacao Powder 1/2 tsp Sea Salt 1 Tsp Baking Soda 1 Cup Vegan Dark Chocolate Chips or Unsweetened Chocolate (if you use chocolate chips it turns out delicious but very rich, sweet & delicious) 1/4 cup cacao butter (If you want to top with Chocolate Ganache) 1/4 cup Chocolate   1) In large bowl blend almond butter until smooth 2) Add in eggs, agave & vanilla 3) Then add cacao powder, sea salt, baking soda, and chocolate chips 4) Grease 9X13 inch baking dish with coconut oil 5) Pour batter into dish & bake at 350 for 30-40 minutes     While brownies are baking melt Cacao butter in small sauce pan …