Almond Rawcaroons

I try not to waste food if I can help it. Especially when it’s something as great as almond pulp. After making a batch of delicious almond coconut milk I had the leftover pulp and wanted something sweet. I had several things in mind I wanted to do but I choose to go with what would be the least amount of prep. So I created these delicious little balls of energy. 

As usual, pardon my lack of photography skills, not only do I have none, but I had made these for a camping trip we just had, and as we were packing I realized I hadn’t taken a picture, so I snapped one quickly and got back to packing. These were so easy to make and tasted delicious and filling. 

 

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup packed almond pulp
  • 3/4 cups almond butter
  • 10 soft medjool dates
  • 1/8 cup maca (optional)
  • pinch of salt

Steps:

  • Put everything in a food processor and process until well combined
  • Scoop out and either dehydrate for 10 hours, or roll into smaller balls and keep in freezer

 

Banana Chia Pudding

One of my favorites right here. This recipe was inspired by Amie Sue at Nouveau Raw. If you have not yet discovered her site, she has amazingly beautiful Raw recipes. Amie Sue is everything I do not have the patience to be but wish I was. You can feel the love and attention she puts in her food just by looking at her pictures.

Here is my quick fix version 🙂

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Ingredients:

  • (this makes about 3 cups, good for several servings)
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1/3 cup small oats
  • 2 1/4 cups almond milk
  • 1 banana
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut

Toppings Per serving:

  • 1 TBS raisins
  • 1 TBS sunflower seeds
  • 1 TBS almond butter
  • 1/2 chopped banana

Steps:

  • Blend everything and let sit for at least 30 minutes. It is best when made several hours ahead, but it tastes great eating it shortly after it has been made.
  • Put desired amount in a bowl
  • Top with toppings and Enjoy!!

Almond Butter Slushy

On a nice warm day like today, a slushy is refreshing. Since I had just made a batch of almond milk and felt a little nutty, I whipped this up for my family at snack time.

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  • 4 medjool dates, pitted
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 2 TBS raw cacao powder
  • 3 cups  almond milk
  • 2 cups of ice

Put everything in the blender in that order, blend, serve and enjoy!

Will make about 4, 8 oz servings. We enjoyed ours with a bowl of sweet strawberries.