Raw Chocolate Covered Pretzels

I made these little beauties for three of the coaches at my Crossfit box who had competed in a Crossfit Competition over the weekend. Crossfit is an EPIC sport and these athletes worked super hard. They deserved some treats! Plus, they take care of me everyday during trainings so.... gotta give them props all round. Ok, so they're not Philly soft pretzels (if you don't know what I'm talking about, then imagine a soft, warm pretzel with a … [Read more...]

Raw Bee Pollen Citrus Bonbons

You know how you can over do it on eating one food and then you're like "Ok, that's all ingredient. I am done with you" and then you kind of rediscover it many months or years later? Well, that's what happened with me and bee pollen. Back in the day I'd eat it for nutritional reasons, but more recently I got back into it for the beautiful taste and aroma of it.. so I got back into it from a culinary perspective and it's been wonderful to … [Read more...]

Five Spice Macaroons

These macaroons are simple to make and wonderful as they are, but, they can be elevated to another level by dipping them in raw, tempered chocolate. Tempering the chocolate will create a nice, crisp shell of chocolate around the outside of these soft cookies. Click here to see a video on how to make raw dark chocolate. Five Spice Macaroons Ingredients: 150g desiccated coconut 125g cashews 80g honey 50g coconut sugar, … [Read more...]

Vanilla Cupcake with Strawberry Geranium Jam and Vanilla Frosting

Cake: 200g Nut flour 1 tsp Vanilla Powder or 1 vanilla pod, de-seeded 100g Lacuma 50g Agave, Honey or Maple Syrup 50g Water Jam: 400g Fresh or frozen Strawberries 100g Xylitol, powdered 2 tbsp Lemon juice 6 drops, Geranium essential oil 1 Vanilla pod, de-seeded and empty pod reserved Frosting: 300g Cashews 30g Lemon juice 75g Water 50g agave 175g Xylitol or coconut sugar - powdered 1 tsp Vanilla powder 175g … [Read more...]

Mole Kale Chips

Ingredients: 75g Whole Almond Butter ¼ c or 25g Pumpkin Seeds, soaked 4 hours and rinsed 1 or 10g Chipotle pepper, de-seeded 2 or 25g Ancho chilies, stem removed and de-seeded 50g Raisins 25g Extra virgin olive oil 50g Maple syrup 30g Cacao powder ½ tbsp Tamari 1 tsp Cinnamon powder 1 tsp Cumin, freshly powdered 2 tsp Coriander powder, freshly powdered 3 tbsp soak water from chilies and raisins Method: Soak the chilies and … [Read more...]