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Monday, October 27, 2014

Healthy Halloween Recipes!

Ghosts and goblin, costumes and scary stories...what isn't there to love about Halloween?!?! Oh right, all that sugar and processed foods! Instead here area  couple of fun and healthy recipes to enjoy over the next week to celebrate the Halloween holiday!

We have a sweet tooth for a reason! We are naturally drawn to sweets. It isn't that sweet foods are bad, instead it is the type of sweets foods you are eating. Trying to avoid them or deprive ourselves of them always ends up backfiring. So instead of deprivation this year, try a different approach. Try these Raw and Healthy Caramel apples


Traditional caramel apples take a healthy food apples, and make them completely unhealthy with sugar and artificial ingredients that stick to teeth and start the cycle of cavities. These are a delicious and healthy alternative

Raw Caramel Apples: makes 2, but you can make more!


Ingredients:
2 Organic Apples on Skewers
1/4 cup Medjool dates
2 Tb melted coconut oil
Cinnamon & Sea Salt
Water, as needed

1/4 cup finely chopped nuts 

2-3 Tb Cacao (the real chocolate)
2-3 Tb agave/honey/grade B maple syrup
2-3 Tb nut butter (your choice)
3 Tb melted coconut oil

Directions:
Blend dates with coconut oil, cinnamon, sea salt and water to get a smooth, thick consistency. You can add more sweetener if you want. 
Cover the apples completely with the "caramel" and then dip them in the chopped nuts.
Mix the cacao, sweetener of choice, nut butter and coconut oil until smooth. 
Drizzle it all over the apples and ENJOY!


These are a fun way to get kids to eat their veggies and eat one of the highest quality and most healthy proteins on Earth, quinoa!

Quinoa & Veggie Stuffed Orange Bell Pepper Jack O Lanterns


Ingredients:
4 Organic Orange Bell Peppers
2 Cups Cooked or Soaked and Sprouted Quinoa
Veggie Stock
Sea Salt
Black pepper
Extra Virgin Olive oil
1/4c Organic Mushrooms
1/4c Organic Zucchini & Summer Squash
1/8c Organic Celery
1/8c Organic Red Bell Pepper
1/8c Cherry Tomatoes

Directions:
Heat over to 450
Cut the tops of the orange bell peppers and remove the seeds
Make little jack o lantern faces in the fronts of the bell peppers
Drizzle with organic virgin olive oil, sea salt and black pepper
Cook in oven until skins are cooked but not yet brown, about 15 minutes
Remove from oven and let cool

While bell peppers are cooking, chop the rest of the veggies into small pieces and saute over medium heat in olive oil. Veggie are done when colors "pop" becoming vibrant. 

Cook quinoa according to directions in veggie stock, drain

Mix quinoa and veggies, and stuff into orange bell peppers
Place tops back on and serve!

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