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Almond Honey Squares

Ingredients:

For Base:
2 cups of raw almonds
5 tbsp of honey
1 tbsp of cacao powder
1 tbsp of carob powder
1/2 tsp of sea salt
For chocolate layer:
2 tbsp of coconut oil
1 tbsp of maple syrup
2 1/2 tbsp of cacao powder

Instructions:

First process almonds in a food processor until consistency is similar to flour, and then add the remaining ingredients in the base category and process until everything is combined. Place mixture in a deep baking sheet that is about 9″ by 9″ and lined with wax or parchment paper and press down using fingers. Let cool in a freezer while making the chocolate layer. Next, mix maple syrup and cacao powder with melted coconut using a spoon until everything is combined and very smooth. Pour everything on top of the almond honey mixture and let cool in the freezer for about 30 to 60 minutes. Finaly, cut into squares after the dessert has cooled and enjoy.

 

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Spinach Tomato Salad

Serves 1

Ingredients:

Handful of spinach
2 tbsp of sliced almonds
8-10 small cherry tomatoes
1 tbsp of hemp seeds
1 tsp of olive oil
1 tsp of apple cider vinegar
Sea salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions:

Slice spinach and cut tomatoes in half. Add almonds and the remaine ingredients. Mix and enjoy.


 

Almond Dream Fudge

Ingredients:

1 cup of shredded coconut
1 cup of raw cacao powder
1 cup of raw honey
1/2 cup of coconut oil
1 cup of raw almonds

Instructions:

Mix coconut, cacao, honey and coconut oil well and add in raw almonds. Pour the mixture onto a baking pan lined with wax paper and spread the fudge with a spatula. Freeze for an hour or more. After the fudge is frozen, turn upside down onto a cutting board and remove the wax paper. Cut into desired pieces and serve. The left overs should be stored in the refrigerator.

Almond Salad

Ingredients:

1 cup of spinach
2 medium tomatoes
1/3 of English cucumber
1 tbsp of cranberries
About 20 raw almonds
1 tsp of olive oil
1 tbsp of apple cider vinegar
Sea salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

Place spinach in a salad plate. Slice cucumber on top of spinach. Cut tomatoes to 4 pieces and add them to a salad. Add cranberries, almonds, olive oil, apple cider vinegar, salt and pepper, mix and enjoy.