Living Recipes
DESSERTS from the Living Way

 


CHOCOLATE-MINT
FREEZER FUDGE
2 large bananas
cup cacao (or carob) powder
1 cup unsweetened, shredded coconut
1 cup raisins
1/3 cup walnuts
3 Tbsp. peppermint extract
2 tsp cinnamon powder

In a medium mixing bowl mash bananas well. Add cacao powder, coconut, peppermint extract and stir well. Fold in raisins and walnuts. Line a small, shallow baking pan with wax paper and fill with fudge. Dust the top with cinnamon powder and place in freezer for a couple of hours or overnight. Cut into small squares or break into pieces before serving.

BANANA ICE CREAM
2 bananas
2 Tbsp. carob or cacao powder
2 tsp. maple syrup or honey
1 tsp. cinnamon powder
3 Tbsp. shredded, unsweetened coconut
handful of nuts (optional)

Peel and freeze bananas for a few hours or preferably overnight. Remove bananas from the freezer and slice into a small serving bowl. Top with remaining ingredients. For a soft serve, run the bananas (and/or other frozen fruit) through a Champion Juicer, utilizing the blank screen or blenderize with small amount of
nut milk. Indulge!


APPLE PUDDING
1 apple
2 T chia seeds
1/2 cup coconut (or purified) water
1/2 cup nut milk
1 rounded T Vanilla Protein Powder
(Sunwarrior Blend recommended)
1 t cinnamon
1 t nutmeg
few raisins or frozen blueberries

Soak chia seeds in the coconut water, using a covered, half pint Mason jar. Shake well and place overnight in refrigerator. To make the pudding, empty chia seeds into a bowl. Blend apple with nut milk and vanilla protein powder. Add to chia 'gel' and top with cinnamon, nutmeg, and fruit of choice. Makes a riich, hearty, healthy snack. dessert or breakfast alternative. Serves one.

 

RAW PUMPKIN COOKIES
1 cup (packed) grated pumpkin
1- 1.5 cup Nutiva Coconut Manna (softened)
1/2 cup raisins (plumped)
2 tsp. lemon juice
3 Tbsp. honey
2 tsp freshly-ground Nutmeg
1 Tbsp Coriander
Few tsp. cinnamon (for topping)
2 Tbsp Vanilla Extract
1/4 cup approx. filtered water

Place grated pumpkin, water and lemon juice in a blender and puree. Add mixture to a small bowl.
Fold in remaining ingredients and stir well. Spoon
mixture like drop cookies onto wax paper-covered cookie sheet or Teflex sheet, Sprinkle each cookie with a little cinnamon as a 'topping'. Place in refrigerator or a cool place for the cookies to set up (harden). Makes about one dozen. NOTE: Even when cooled, the cookies are a soft texture. Adding more Coconut Manna will make them stiffer but tend to overpower the taste of the pumpkin and spices. Balance the ingredients to taste. Warning: these cookies are addictive!


CHOCOLATE PUDDING
2 small-medium apples
1 celery stalk
1 Tbsp. shredded coconut (unsweetened/unsulphured)
1 rounded tsp. raw cacao powder
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. coriander
1 cup approx. pure water

Blend ingredients with enough water for creamy, smooth consistency.


BANANA BRITTLE
2 hands ripe bananas
handful raisins
2 rounded tsp. cacao powder
1 rounded tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. coriander
1/3 cup shredded coconut (unsweetened/unsulphured)

Process bananas until creamy smooth and pour into mixing bowl. Add remaining ingredients and pour onto teflex dehydrator sheets in desired shape- round 'cookies' or a large sheet, Dehydrate abou 24 hrs. or until desired firmness. Taste great when they're slightly soft.

RAW PUMPKIN PUDDING
1 cup shredded pumpkin
1 stalk celery
sliver of onion
2 stems parsley
1 tsp. honey
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 cup purified water

Blend ingredients with enough water for creamy consistency. Adjust ingredients to taste.

APPLE-AVOCADO PUDDING
1 apple
1 ripe avocado
1/2 tsp. mace
few grates fresh ginger or 1/2 tsp. dried ginger
1 cup water (approximate)
1/2 cup pureed red raspberries

Blend ingredients with enough water to make creamy. Pour into serving bowl. Drizzle and then swirl pureed raspberries on top


RAW APPLE SAUCE

3 large apples
1 stalk celery
1 cup pure water
handful raisins
handful walnuts (optional)
1 tsp. Cinnamon

Cut 2 apples and celery. Place in blender, add water and puree until smooth. Pour into serving bowls. Cut and chop remaining apple into bit-sized pieces and add to apple puree ibowls. Sprinkle with cinnamon and swirl it with a spoon into the mixture. Garnish with raisins. For an extra taste treat add chopped walnuts.


BANANA CREAM DREAMS

2 large hands of ripe bananas
1 cup ground almonds
1 cup ground brazil nuts
2 cups (approx.) coconut
2 cups (approx.) raisins

In a food processor, puree bananas and place them into a large mixing bowl. Add almonds and brazil nuts to bananas and mix well. Add coconut and raisins until mixture is on the firm side, not too runny. Place on Teflex dehydrator sheets and dehydrate at 105 degrees for approximately 24 hours. Adjust ingredients in relation to number of bananas for making large batches. Excellent eating when warm!

 

 

 


FRUIT PUDDING
3 apples
2 bananas
few raisins
cup coconut
1 tsp. grated ginger
1 tsp. coriander

Cut up apples and bananas and in a food processor chop and blend well. Place mixture in a bowl. Add other ingredients and mix well. Serve as a snack or dessert.


RAW APPLE CRISP
Apple pulp from juicing 1 bushel apples
3 cups coconut
2 cups raisins
handful walnut or pecan pieces
4 Tbsp. cinnamon
3 Tbsp. coriander

Mix all ingredients together and spread evenly on Teflex dehydrator trays. Score into bite-sized squares.
Dehydrate until dry (about 36 hours).

 

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