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Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cookie. 2 Ingredient Coconut Cookie Dough Balls! You know me.

2 Ingredient Coconut Cookie Dough Balls!

You know I like recipes that are fast and easy. So these coconut cookie dough balls are pretty much a dream come true. First of all, they taste like coconut cookie dough. And secondly, they’re no-bake, with just two ingredients. Dave’s Hidden Secret Dessert. Tapioca Pudding - Coconut Tapioca Pudding Recipe. Here's a dessert recipe that's quick & easy, healthy, gluten-free and vegan, and yummy too!

Tapioca Pudding - Coconut Tapioca Pudding Recipe

When buying tapioca, I like the 'seed' tapioca found in the baking aisle of most regular supermarkets. You can also buy 'pearl tapioca' at any Asian grocery store. Tapioca comes from the cassava plant and is a root vegetable, not a grain (hence gluten-free). It is nutritious enough that many Southeast-Asians lived on it during WWII when food was scarce. It contains folate (one of the important B vitamins), and also small amounts of healthy fatty acids, so you can enjoy your dessert guilt-free.

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Yield: SERVES 3-4 Ingredients: Preparation: About Tapioca: 'Seed' tapioca or 'pearl' tapioca from Asian-food stores works best for this recipe. For a step-by-step version of this recipe, see my: How to Make Coconut Tapioca Pudding. Cover the tapioca with 1 cup water for 15-20 minutes, or until granules expand slightly. California Dates. How To Make A Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pancake Kit To Give As A Gift. Pomegranate Date Quinoa Energy Bar. If you ask me what my favorite snack is, I would have to say my own home-made energy bar.

Pomegranate Date Quinoa Energy Bar

The first time I ever ate an energy bar was when an American friend gave me one as a gift. Back then I wasn’t into fitness so I had zero knowledge about those things, and in China we simply don’t have such products. The one he gave me was a small 100g chunk, looking like a hard pressed mass of ingredients, and very dense. On the package there was a picture of a guy climbing rocks. So you know it’s not a common relaxation time snack, but something to eat when you need fuel but don’t have much time. I definitely need these bars now as I exercise more so I decided to make my own as I can’t afford to buy imported ones. Pomegranate Date Quinoa Energy Bar Author: Annie Taylor CHEN Recipe type: Fitness, Gluten-free, Snack Serves: 6 ¾ cup Medjool dates½ cup pomegranate seeds (1/4 of a big promegranate)½ cup flax seed powder½ cup cooked quinoa¼ cup sunflower seeds¼ cup hemp seed powderpinch of sea salt. Kamut dark chocolate energy bar.

So, I really like prunes.

Kamut dark chocolate energy bar

I can just grab a handful out of the bag and I’m a happy camper to munch away on them. I know, I know…it’s a definite stereotypical dietitian thing, bring on the jokes. But, I bet, I can make you like them too. I’ve been hearing a lot about dates as sugar substitutes lately – date sugar, date paste, date syrup. And, I wanted to try it, but I was too lazy to run off to the store for one ingredient so I decided to rummage through my cupboards to see what kind of dried fruit I could use as a sugar substitute and low and behold, prunes made their appearance! As mentioned in previous posts, here and here, I was sent some #wholegrains by Healthy Grains Institute. This last post highlights Kamut, an ancient grain that has retained the same nutrient profile for centuries, hence the name. This recipe is easily adaptable to whatever your cupboards are filled with. Kamut dark chocolate energy bar Author: Selena De Vries Makes: 20 Ingredients Directions Preheat oven to 350.

Plum Jam Recipe (No Peel, No Pectin!) We’re on a canning spree this week.

Plum Jam Recipe (No Peel, No Pectin!)

The air is crisp and the mornings are cool. We’re surrounded by a fiery array of leaves that rustle in the warm afternoon breeze. Fall is in the air and canning just feels right this time of year. Easy Raspberry Sauce Made With Fresh Raspberries. Turmeric Tea for Winter Blues + Insomnia. January and February are always the hardest months of the year for me.

Turmeric Tea for Winter Blues + Insomnia

The cold, bleak weather combined with way too much time inside brings me down. Irritability and insomnia take their toll, and I’m a major bear. Last week we had a few warm, sunny days – only to sink back into 30 degree temps this week. Brr. Grr. A couple of years ago I wrote about how turmeric is great for brightening skin, and I stumbled onto this amazing spice again when looking for natural scar treatments. Turmeric is rich in curcumin, an antioxidant that helps your body produce more serotonin and dopamine. In fact, a recent study by Baylor University showed that taking 1,000 mg of circumin daily could have the same effects as taking an antidepressant. Apparently turmeric is a lot like coconut oil – you can use it for just about anything. My family drinks almond milk, but you can use whatever milk you like.