Cabbage Crunch

Cabbage CrunchCabbage is one of the most potent medicinal foods available, with almost 500 studies demonstrating its cancer-preventive and anti-inflammatory properties.

It grows during late fall through winter, making it a perfect and inexpensive choice for cold-weather meals. This versatile vegetable can be added to salads or mixed into fresh vegetable juice.
What many people love most about cabbage is its crunchiness – here’s one way to enjoy it without losing its “crunch factor.”

Ingredients

½ head red cabbage, chopped finely
½ head white cabbage, chopped finely
½ cup scallions, chopped
½ cup cilantro, chopped

Dressing

1 tsp. gomasio (ground sesame with salt)
1 cup almond butter
½ cup cilantro, chopped
1 Tbsp. toasted sesame oil
1 Tbsp. minced fresh ginger
Juice of half a lemon
1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
1 Tbsp. seasoned rice vinegar
1 cup olive oil
1 Tbsp. white miso paste* (optional)

Procedure:

1. Mix the cabbage with the chopped onions and add cilantro.
2. Place all the dressing ingredients into a food processor and blend briefly. Mix into salad mix and serve.

This recipe makes 6 servings.
*Can be found in the Asian aisle at the grocery store, or at an Asian market.

Sugar-Free, Chocolate Macaroon Truffles

Sugar-Free, Chocolate Macaroon Truffles

Ingredients:

1 cup Raw, organic, cocoa powder*

1 cup Raw, organic, cocoa butter*

3⁄4 cup Full-fat coconut milk (Native ForestR has BPA-free can) 2/3 cup Raw, organic Yacon syrup**

2 tsp Lo Han sweetener***

1 tbsp Organic vanilla extract

1⁄2 tsp Kosher salt, to taste

1 cup Unsweetened, organic shredded coconut (Let’s Do OrganicR)

2 cups Raw, organic, sprouted walnuts, finely-chopped*

* Can be purchased at https://www.bluemountainorganics.com ** Can be purchased at https://www.thrivemarket.com

***Can be purchased at http://www.swansonvitamins.com/swanson-premium- purelo-lo-han-sweetener-monk-fruit-2-8-oz-80-grams-pwdr

Makes: 42 small truffles

1. Add water to a Dutch oven pot and bring to boil on stove top. Measure out cocoa butter into a large 4-cup Pyrex measuring cup. Place Pyrex cup into boiling water and turn down heat to low-medium. Cocoa butter will melt in about 10 minutes. After fully melted, mix in cocoa powder, Lo Han and then add coconut milk. Stir in the vanilla, salt and Yacon syrup. Blend well to dissolve any clumps. Add in the shredded coconut.

2. Scoop mixture into a bowl and place in the freezer for 30 minutes. Stir with a spoon to break up the hardened spots and place in the refrigerator for 45 minutes to firm up further.

3. Form one-inch balls with your fingers and shape them in your palms. After making 10-12 balls, your hands will become very sticky with the mixture and you’ll need to wash your hands. This is the best time to roll each ball in the finely- chopped walnuts for a nutty coating.

4. Store in refrigerator in a covered glass dish until ready to enjoy!

Flourless Brownie Recipe

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Ingredients:

4 oz unsweetened chocolate, chopped

½ cup honey

1/3 cup creamy roasted almond butter (unsweetened)

1 medium ripe avocado, pitted

2 large eggs, room temperature

1 TBSP coconut sugar

1 tsp baking soda

½ tsp sea salt

 

Preheat the oven to 350. Line an 8-inch-by-8-inch baking dish with parchment paper. In a small pot over very low heat, combine the chocolate, honey, and almond butter. Stir constantly until melted and smooth. Transfer to a food processor fitted with the steel blade. Scoop the avocado flesh into the food processor and add the remaining ingredients. Process until creamy and very smooth, about 1 minute. Transfer the batter to the parchment-lined pan and spread it out evenly. Bake for 25-30 minutes until a toothpick inserted comes out mostly clean or with a few moist crumbs attached. Cool completely, then refrigerate for 2 hours before cutting into 16 squares. Store the brownies in the refrigerator or freezer in an airtight container.

Dr Johnson’s Marvelous Muesli Recipe!

Marvelous Muesli Recipe

Dr. Johnson’s Marvelous Muesli Recipe!

 

2 Cups Organic Rolled Oats (not instant)

¼ Cup Raisins

½ Teaspoon of Cinnamon

¼ Teaspoon of Cloves

¼ Teaspoon of Nutmeg

3 Small Scoops of Pure Stevia- Buy It Now Here!

¼ Cup of Walnuts, Brazil Nuts, or Almonds

1 ½ Cups of Coconut Milk

2 Scoops of True Whey Powder- Buy It Now Here!

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Cilantro Lime Dressing

Cilantro Lime Dressing

 

Ingredients:

1 cup packed Cilantro

½ cup extra-virgin olive oil

½ cup lime juice

½ tsp salt

½ tsp pepper

Pinch of minced garlic

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