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Recipe: Chocolate Hummus

Recipe: Chocolate Hummus

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Chocolate Hummus Recipe:

A chocolatey snack that has protein, fiber, and no white sugar? With an irresistible consistency and taste somewhere between chocolate pudding and cookie dough, you have to try this chocolate hummus recipe! Smear it on strawberries, bananas, or just nibble off of a spoon!

Chocolate Hummus Ingredients:

  • 1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  • ¼ cup sunflower seed butter
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 6 medjool dates, pitted,soaked 15 minutes, drained
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

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Recipe: Peach Popsicle

Recipe: Peach Popsicle

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Peach Popsicle Recipe:

We are familiar with the benefits of ginger for motion sickness, seasickness, and morning sickness, but did you know it also contains gingerols that reduce pain? Not only that, but these peach popsicles are amazingly tasty for a late summer afternoon snack – or anytime! Adjust the amount you’d like to stir into these popsicles to suit your taste. This simple recipes makes 10 peach popsicles.

Peach Popsicle Ingredients:

  • ½ cup macadamia nuts, soaked overnight, drained
  • ½ cup raw cashews, soaked overnight, drained
  • 6 Medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger root, grated
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 4-5 ripe peaches, chopped

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Recipe: Peach Maca Soft Ice Cream

Recipe: Peach Maca Soft Ice Cream

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Ice Cream Recipe:

Who doesn’t love a good ice cream recipe? Especially one this healthy and easy to make! Maca powder is a superfood that has been shown to help with insomnia, energy, hot flashes, libido, and even anxiety and depression. Swirl it into this creamy dessert to keep yourself cool and calm this summer. This little treat is sure to please the family and friends!  Makes 2 serving.

Ice Cream Ingredients:

  • 1 chopped frozen banana
  • ½ cup peaches, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon maca powder
  • ½ teaspoon lemon juice

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Recipe: Red, White, & Blue Cheesecakes

Recipe: Red, White, & Blue Cheesecakes

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Cheesecake Recipe:

If anyone at your 4th of July celebration (or post celebration) is avoiding dairy offer them this tasty alternative. The creaminess comes from cashews which contain magnesium for a healthy metabolism boost and muscle relaxation.  Makes 16 servings.

Cheesecake Crust Ingredients:

  • 1 cup medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 cup raw brazil nuts
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon

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Roasted Sherry Strawberries

Roasted Sherry Strawberries

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Roasted Sherry Strawberries Recipe:

Sometimes we all want a little something sweet and tasty and this recipe fits the bill! Roasting strawberries makes them just irresistible. Enjoy these roasted sherry strawberries over coconut milk ice cream or spooned on top of gluten free sweet bread. Makes 1.5 cups.

Roasted Sherry Strawberries Ingredients:

  • 4 cups fresh strawberries, hulled and halved
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 ½ tablespoons sweet sherry

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Nacho Cheese Sauce

Nacho Cheese Sauce

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Nacho Cheese Sauce Recipe:

Who doesn’t love a great, gooey dip? It’s the perfect snacking sensation that will leave you satisfied while not busting your belt! I’ve come up with a very satisfying alternative to store-bought gooey cheese sauce without even touching a dairy product – a satisfying nacho cheese sauce! That’s a real plus for those of you who just don’t get along with milk and cheese very well. Makes 3 cups.

Nacho Cheese Sauce Ingredients:

  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ⅓ cup roasted red peppers, roughly chopped
  • ¾ cup almonds, soaked 2 hours, drained
  • ⅓ cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt

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