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Spicy Sweet Potato Soup (video recipe)

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Raw Kale Chips

Ingredients:

8-10 cups of kale leaves (one batch)
1 tbsp of olive oil
1 tbsp of hemp seeds
1/4 tsp of powdered coriander
1 tsp of nutritional yeast
Pinch of sea salt
Pinch of black pepper

Instructions:

First remove the kale stems and tear leaves into pieces. Next rinse well and spin dry. Place leaves into a bowl and sprinkle with all the remaining ingredients. Mix well and finally place everything on dehydrator sheets and dehydrate at 150 degrees for 2-3 hours. Enjoy.

 

Chocolate Hazelnut Cake

Requirements:
9″ baking pan with removable bottom
High speed blender or food processor

Ingredients:

2 cup of cashews
1 cup of hazelnuts
1 cup of water (not for soaking)
1/2 cup of maple syrup
1/2 cup of coconut oil
3 tbsp of molasses
2 dates
1/2 cup of cacao powder
1 tsp of vanilla
Pinch of sea salt
(1/4 cup hazelnuts for decoration)

Instructions:

Soak cashews in water for about 2-8 hours, and then, drain and rinse before making the cake. In a high speed blender blend hazelnuts until they become like flour. Next add all of the remaining ingredients into the blender and blend until smooth. Pour the mixture into a baking pan and decorate with chopped hazelnuts. Let the cake firm in a freezer for about 2 or more hours before serving. Remove from baking pan and enjoy.
Note: keep leftovers in the freezer.

 

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.

 

Spicy Coconut Mushroom Soup

Ingredients:

4 cups of coconut milk
1 onion
8 oz package of mushrooms
3 tbsp of coconut oil
Sea salt and black pepper to taste
1/2 tsp of cayenne pepper
Fresh parsley (optional/for decoration)

Instructions:

First add coconut milk into a cooking pan and set to medium heat. While coconut milk is warming up, add coconut oil and chopped onion into a frying pan and cook for about 5 to 10 minutes on medium heat. After onion gets a little golden, add sliced mushrooms and cook for an additional 5 to 10 minutes. Add sea salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper to onion mushroom mixture, and mix well, then transfer to a boiling coconut milk. Boil soup for 1-2 minutes and turn off the stove. Before serving add fresh chopped parsley. Enjoy.

Baked Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients:

3-4 large sweet potatoes
2-3 tbsp of grape seed oil
1-2 tsp of cayenne pepper
2 tsp of coriander powder
1 tbsp of dried rosemary
Sea salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Wash sweet potatoes well and then cut them in half. Place sweet potatoes on a baking sheet and sprinkle with grape seed oil first and then with the remaining ingredients. Bake until potatoes become soft. Serve immediately. Enjoy.

Walnut Caramel Swirl Cake

Serves 8-10
Requirements:
9″ baking pan with removable bottom
 

Ingredients:

Crust:
2 cups walnuts
1 1/2 cup of dates
1 cup of shredded coconut
1/4 raw cacao powder
Filling:
2 1/2 cups of cashews
1 1/3 cup of maple syrup
1/2 cup of coconut oil
1 tbsp of vanilla
Caramel filling:
1 cup of dates
1/2 cup of maple syrup
2 tbsp of peanut butter
Pinch of sea salt
Decoration:
1 cup of chopped, roasted walnuts

Instructions:

Crust: place the walnuts in a food processor and process. Next, add dates and shredded coconut with cacao powder. Press the entire mixture to the bottom of the baking pan.
 
Filling: soak cashews overnight or for about 4-8 hours. Next, rinse cashews and place them with the remaining ingredients for the filling in a high speed blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Pour filling over the crust into the baking pan.
 
Caramel filling: place all ingredients in a high speed blender or food processor and blend until very smooth. To create the swirls on the cake, pour blended caramel in a spiral on top of the white filling. Then, using a chopstick or a knife, swirl back and forth from the white filling to the caramel filling creating an elegant swirl design.
 
Lastly place roasted walnuts around the cake and lightly press down.
 
Freeze the cake for at least 4 hours before serving. Prior to serving, remove cake and run a knife between the sides of the pan to separate the cake from the pan. Carefully transfer the cake from bottom of the pan to a cake plate if desired. Serve immediately and store leftovers in the freezer. Enjoy.