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Creative Yummy Dips that made me fall in LOVE with PLANTS

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The reason why so many of us do not think highly of vegetables is because no one really showed us what to do with them. Pardon my observations… but tired salad leaves sprinkled with a chemical waist for a dressing OR brutally chopped carrots OR, worse - severely overcooked greens are sad -sad -sad. No one will ever like plants that are served with no imagination…… Far more exciting is all those fancy-shmancy beautifully wrapped and well-presented dead substances sold to us as food. Right? Right… unless you want to get more out of your food then just looks and taste.

Imagination is everything.

Here are a few ideas for those of You who are no longer buying into the external programming and discovering their own ways to enjoy food - HEALING, NURTURING, EMPOWERING ways.

Plant Dip #1 - LIFE BEET

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We need:

< 2 beets, cooked, peeled & chopped

< 5 artichokes, marinated OR freshly cooked

< 2 T Extra Virgin Olive Oil (please be selective about it)

< 2-3 garlic cloves (optional)

< 1-2 T lemon/lime juice, fresh

< 1/4 t Celtic Salt

< 1/2 t black pepper, freshly ground

< 1/2 T dry oregano OR any other herb of your liking

Blend them all into a pretty-looking, super-medicinal treat that will satisfy your entire BEING. If you have any natural medicine person gene in you - you probably already got excited about making it. Your LIVER will love You for it.

Dip #2 - GO NUTS Dip (if you do not eat nuts&seeds - move on to the next recipe)


We need:  - 1 cup cashews OR sunflower seeds OR hemp seeds ( play with it, use your imagination!), soaked  - 1/4 cup Raw Coconut Oil, melted  - 1 T lemon/lime juice, fresh. You can use ACV instead  - 1./4 t Celtic salt  - 1 T nutri yeast powder (optional)  - 1 t dry THYME OR CUMIN powder(for slimming effect) OR crushed garlic - use your omagination here, the re is no limit to the flavors we can create when we make our own FOOD.  Dip #3 - GREEN MAYO

We need:

- 1 cup cashews OR sunflower seeds OR hemp seeds ( play with it, use your imagination!), soaked

- 1/4 cup Raw Coconut Oil, melted

- 1 T lemon/lime juice, fresh. You can use ACV instead

- 1./4 t Celtic salt

- 1 T nutri yeast powder (optional)

- 1 t dry THYME OR CUMIN powder(for slimming effect) OR crushed garlic - use your omagination here, the re is no limit to the flavors we can create when we make our own FOOD.

Dip #3 - GREEN MAYO

We need:    - Avocado, ripe - 1 t lemon/lime skin, freshly grated - 1 t Celtic salt - 1 T ACV (Apple Cider Vinegar) - 1 T nutri yeast - handful of chopped fresh basil leaves - 1 clove garlic, freshly grated (optional) - 1 t fresh ground black pepper - 1/3 cup water  Feel free to add fresh herbs and your favorite spices.    All these home-made dips store well in a refrigerator for up to 4 days (in glass jars)… if You let them sit there for that long. In my kitchen they disappear faster then I can say “I Love You.”  Enjoy!  These exciting plant-based recipe ideas are from my next book that should be OUT  by the end of this year.  Much love to you all.  Anna

We need:

- Avocado, ripe
- 1 t lemon/lime skin, freshly grated
- 1 t Celtic salt
- 1 T ACV (Apple Cider Vinegar)
- 1 T nutri yeast
- handful of chopped fresh basil leaves
- 1 clove garlic, freshly grated (optional)
- 1 t fresh ground black pepper
- 1/3 cup water

Feel free to add fresh herbs and your favorite spices.

All these home-made dips store well in a refrigerator for up to 4 days (in glass jars)… if You let them sit there for that long. In my kitchen they disappear faster then I can say “I Love You.”

Enjoy!

These exciting plant-based recipe ideas are from my next book that should be OUT by the end of this year.

Much love to you all.

Anna

White Christmas Pudding. PlantPower Unique Treat that you will LOVE.

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Tools: bowls, a silicon pudding form, plate, parchment paper, cutting board, hands, imagination

Step 1- Make the fluffy pudding:

Ingredients:

- 1 cup of coconut flour

- ½ cup spring (filtered) water

- 5 T raw coconut oil, melted

- 3 T coconut nectar (or any other newearth liquid sweetener)

- ½ cup raw cacao nibs

- ½ cup dry goji berries

- ½ cup cranberries

- ½ cup dry blueberries or raisins

- 1-2 T grated orange peel

- 1 t vanilla seeds

- 1 t cinnamon

- 1 T finely chopped fresh mint leaves

- A few fresh mint leaves and goji berries for garnish

In a large bowl mix the coconut flour, water, coconut nectar and coconut oil until texture is fluffy and creamy.

One by one, add in the remaining ingredients. Mix with love.

Mindfully transport this “creamy happiness” into a silicon pudding form.

Place in the freezer for a few hours to settle.

Step 2 - Make the base:

Ingredients:

  • 10 pitted medjool dates
  • A pinch of Himalayan salt
  • 8 T raw cacao powder
  • 2 T dry goji berries
  • ½ t vanilla

Blend all the ingredients into a smooth paste and make a flat pancake. Spread on a plate covered with parchment paper.

Step 3 - Create white pudding:

Remove the pudding from the freezer and from the mould.

Place it onto the base. Using hands or a folk adjust the base layer to fit the bottom of the pudding.

Step 4 - Make the chocolate topping:

Ingredients:

  • 2 T raw cacao powder
  • A pinch of Himalayan salt
  • 1 T newearth sweetener of your choice
  • 3 T raw cacao butter or coconut oil, melted

Lovingly mix all the ingredients into a smooth, seductive chocolate liquid and pour it over the white pudding. Let it make its own design. Garnish with your love and imagination <3

Enjoy!

Easy Chocolate Treat. Love Roulade

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For those of you who just begin to make their own treats.
Love Roulade is the easiest treat to create at home, with your kids, family, or that special someone💜

Here is How.
Tools: grinder, bowl, tray, parchment paper, hands.
INGREDIENTS:
- 3 T freshly ground nuts (your choice). I used almonds
- 1 T raw cacao powder + 1 T carob powder
- 1 T Maca powder or acai berry powder
- vanilla seeds or essence
- a hint of Himalayan salt
- 2 T of your favorite New Earth sweetener: coconut nectar, coconut flower sugar (the one I used) or date sugar, maple syrup, etc
- 1 T good water
- 1 T raw cacao butter, melted
- a few drops of your favorite food grade oil. I like Rose for this recipe. 

Mix all the ingredients. Roll into a log on a parchment paper. Roll in ground nuts or a mixture of cacao nibs, rose petals and chopped nuts.

 Wrap it up. Let it set for at least an hour a refrigerator.

Unwrap, slice and make yourself a cup of tea.

Take good care of your Self and your loved ones.
Enjoy.

 

 

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