Raw Tart

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Yummy raw tarts made with cashews! These treats are raw, vegan, gluten free, sugar free and guilt free!

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Recipe as follows:

Makes 4 tarts (4″x4″)

Filling:

  • 3/4C Raw cashews, soaked for at least 4 hours, then drained and rinsed
  • 1/2C coconut milk
  • 1Tbsp agave syrup
  • 1/2tsp pure vanilla extract
  • Pinch pink Himalayan salt
  • beet powder or beet juice for coloring

Crust:

  • 1/4C dates, soaked 10min in warm water
  • 1/2C almonds
  • 1/4C shredded coconut
  • 1Tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • Pinch pink Himalayan salt

Directions:

  1. Soak your cashews.
  2. To create the crust first process nuts in food processor until small bits, then add dates and coconut and process until dates chopped.  Stir in salt and coconut oil. Place in fridge.
  3. Blend soaked cashews and coconut milk in blender until smooth, add agave, vanilla and salt and blend. Add the beet powder or juice 1tsp at a time until desired color is achieved (I used 5 tsp of beet juice). Place in fridge to chill.
  4. Divide crust mixture into 4 parts and press into tart pans, spoon filling over top and place in fridge to chill and set for about 1hr. Garnish with fresh berries and serve.

 

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Strawberry Pancakes

Back from Mexico and back to eating normally again. I had lots of strawberries leftover from Valentine’s day so I came up with this yummy pancake meal ♡

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▶Ingredients:
1-1/2C oat flour
•1/2 scoop protein powder
•1Tbsp cinnamon
•1Tbsp maca powder (optional)
•1tsp baking powder
•1Tbsp chia seeds
•2Tbsp xylitol (or raw sugar of choice)
•1 egg
•1C pureed strawberries
•1/2-3/4C coconut milk or your choice
•1tsp pure vanilla extract

▶Directions:
Combine all dry ingredients until well combined. Puree your strawberries in blender (I had to add a little water) add all wet ingredients (start with 1/2C milk, add more if needed) to dry and mix until well combined.  Fry in pre-heated greased pan 2-4 min per side.

▶Topping:
•5 Strawberries
•1/2tsp Pure vanilla extract

▶Cut strawberries into small chunks and cook over medium heat with vanilla for about 10min, stir often and mash with fork. Top pancakes and add extra fresh strawberries.

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