snacks

Zucchini Cakes

Ingredients  2 medium zucchini 1 teaspoon salt 2 green onions, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 egg ½ cup almond flour (optional) ½ teaspoon baking powder Coconut oil or clarified butter, for cooking   Instructions 1.    Begin by using a large-scale grater to grate your zucchini. You want to avoid creating small, thin strands, as the zucchini may get mushy upon ...
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Frozen Easter Eggs

Ingredients 3 cups assorted frozen fruits 3 cups coconut or almond milk 1 ball or egg-shaped mold   Instructions Combine 1 cup of fruit with 1 cup of coconut milk in a blender. If you want to make batches with different colors, separate the fruits accordingly and blend them 1 cup at a time. If you’re only making one color, ...
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Smokey Carrot Dip

Ingredients ½ cup skin-on almonds 2 lb. carrots, trimmed, peeled 2 Tbsp. plus ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil; plus a little more 2½ teaspoons Celtic sea salt, divided, plus more 2 garlic cloves ½ cup canned chickpeas 3 Tbsp. (or more) fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ¾ teaspoon hot smoked Spanish paprika ½ cup coarsely chopped ...
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Avocado, Kale, Pineapple, and Coconut Smoothie

Ingredients ½ ripe avocado, pitted, peeled ½ cup coarsely chopped Tuscan kale ½ cup frozen pineapple chunks ¼ cup coarsely chopped coconut meat 1 cup coconut water or iced green tea 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice Matcha green tea 1 Tbsp. light, organic agave nectar or honey Pinch Celtic sea salt   Instructions 1. Using a high-speed blender, purée avocado, ...
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Blood Orange and Grapefruit Salad with Cinnamon

Ingredients 2 large pink grapefruits 2 blood oranges ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 Tbsp. raw apple cider vinegar ½ teaspoon of sea salt ¼ cup chopped fresh sage Freshly ground black pepper ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, for dusting   Instructions Keep the peel on the fruit to start, which makes slicing them into thin pieces much easier. With ...
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Bacon-Wrapped Butternut Squash

Ingredients 2 lbs. butternut squash, cut into wedges or cubes 15 slices of bacon, cut in half 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon paprika Freshly ground black pepper, to taste   Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. 2. Place squash in a bowl and sprinkle with chili powder, garlic powder, paprika, and black pepper. 3. Wrap ...
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Gluten Free Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Ingredients ¾ cup coconut flour ¼ cup arrowroot starch 2 Tbsp. cocoa powder 1 Tbsp. gelatin ¼ teaspoon baking soda ¼ cup maple syrup 5 Tbsp. coconut oil, melted 1 cup powdered sugar (made from coconut sugar, maple sugar, or date sugar)   Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with lightly greased parchment paper. 2. ...
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Grilled Okra with Spicy Sumac Seasoning Salt

Ingredients 24 okra 1 Tbsp. fresh thyme 1 teaspoon sumac (look for sumac in spice aisle of specialty food store or Middle Eastern markets) ⅛ to ¼ teaspoon cayenne ¾ teaspoon salt 1 Tbsp. olive oil Instructions Prepare grill for high heat. In a small bowl, mix together thyme, sumac, cayenne and salt. Trim off the stems on the end ...
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Gluten-Free Almond Butter Cookies

Ingredients 1 ¾ cup almond butter ¼ cup honey 2 eggs ½ cup shredded coconut 1 Tbsp. molasses ¾ teaspoon unrefined sea salt + ½ teaspoon ¾ teaspoon baking soda Instructions In a food processor or standing mixer, combine almond butter, honey, eggs, molasses, baking soda and ¾ teaspoon salt. Add the shredded coconut and pulse or mix in. Using ...
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Flourless Paleo Chocolate Almond Butter Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup creamy natural almond butter (the kind with only almonds as an ingredient) 1 teaspoon melted coconut oil ½ cup coconut sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs, slightly beaten 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (best to use a good quality cocoa powder) ½ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt 1/3 cup chopped pecans (or other nuts of ...
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Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients 8 large Brussels sprouts 4 slices uncured bacon Salt & pepper to taste Instructions Preheat oven to 375 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper for easy clean up. Roll each Brussels sprout in half a slice of bacon. Secure the bacon with a toothpick and place on the baking sheet. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the ...
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