Entries by sharpagain

Nancy’s Energy Snacks

Ingredients: 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds 3/4 cup walnuts 1/4 cup pecans 1 TB cashew butter or almond butter. (I like MaraNatha Raw Organic Almond Butter and Artisana Raw Organic Cashew Butter) 8 Medjool dates 3/4 cup dried cherries 2 TB chia/flax meal. (I make my own by grinding the seeds in a coffee grinder. […]

Almond Chocolate Memory Balls

Ingredients: 1 cup raw, unsalted almond butter (smooth or chunky) 1 1/4 cup rolled oats 1-2 tsp. raw honey (or agave) 1/2 bar 70% cacao or higher dark chocolate 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes Instructions: Finely chop the chocolate. In a bowl, combine almond butter, oats, honey, and dark chocolate. Mix well until fully combined. […]

Almond Date Memory Balls

Ingredients: ¼ cup of raw almonds 2 cups Medjool dates, pitted ¼ teaspoon of sea salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon cinnamon ½ cup (heaping) raw almond butter Instructions Use a food processor or high-speed blender to grind raw almonds. Process until almonds become crumbs, but not flour-like. Add in all other ingredients and […]

Avocado Chocolate Mousse I

Ingredients: 2 medium-size ripe avocados (pitted) ½ c. pitted dates 1 tsp. vanilla extract pinch of sea salt 3-5 tbsp. cup raw cacao powder dash cayenne (optional) 1 tsp. orange zest* ¼ c. or more water or coconut water (to allow smooth blending) Directions: Soak dates in water from 10 minutes to overnight.  Blend ingredients […]

Basic Zucchini Spaghetti

Making spaghetti from zucchini requires one of these gadgets: –A mandolin, which allows you to julienne vegetables, costs between $30 and $250 –A Paderno World Cuisine Spiral Vegetable slicer from Amazon.com for $36-$41. It makes long strands of noodles and is easy to clean. Ingredients: Long, straight zucchini, preferably organic (1 per person for a […]

Hippocrates Dressing

Ingredients: 1 TB fresh minced garlic ¼ c. lemon juice 2 TB tamari or Bragg’s Liquid Aminos (found at health food stores) 1 c. olive oil, preferably organic cold-pressed Instructions: Mix all ingredients together in a bottle or jar.  Shake well.  Use to dress salads, vegetables, omelets or fish.  For variety, add some mustard or […]

Healthy Brain Protein Shake

This shake will power you through the hardest and longest of days. It is 100% whole, fresh, real food, with a spotlight on healthy fats and potent antioxidants from the blueberries. Ingredients: 1 cup frozen blueberries                                                     2 tbsp. pumpkin seeds 2 tbsp. almond butter                        […]

Kale Chips

Servings: 4 Ingredients: 1 or more bunches of kale Good quality organic olive oil unrefined if possible Sea salt Instructions: Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Strip the kale leaves off the kale and rinse. Create a V shape, with your hand by separating your thumb and first finger. Place the kale stem into the […]

Oven Roasted Vegetables

Servings: 4 Ingredients: 5 cups root vegetables such as: butternut squash, turnips, rutabaga, celeriac root, parsnips, sweet potatoes, Brussel sprouts, cut into diagonals or bite-size pieces 2 tbsp. olive oil Salt and pepper to taste ½ tbsp. thyme or sage Cloves, whole garlic, or slice ginger root, optional Instructions: Preheat oven to 350° Line a […]

Spicy Coconut Tofu

Servings: 4 Ingredients: 1 package firm tofu 2 tbsp. coconut oil 1 can full-fat coconut milk 1 Tbsp. soy sauce ¼ tsp. curry or to taste ¼ cup unsweetened un-sulfured shredded coconut Instructions: Thoroughly drain the tofu by placing it in a strainer set over a bowl or in the sink.  When drained, take it […]