Berry Delight- this delicious dessert is quick and easy and tastes divine- you can let you children eat it safe in the knowledge it’s actually doing them good.
100g ground almonds (mineral rich and help keep heart healthy) 100g desiccated coconut 50g pitted dates (slow release energy) 2 tbs local honey or maple syrup ( local honey is anti viral)
200g mixed berries (frozen are fine) (high in anti oxidants boosting immunity) 2 tbs coconut oil (anti-viral and anti-bacterial) 2 tbs honey (sweeten to taste)
100g pre soaked and drained cashew nuts (high in calcium) 1/4 tin coconut milk 1tsp vanilla (good for nervous exhaustion) 2 tbs honey/maple syrup or coconut sugar
In a food processor place the nuts and coconut and grind to almost a powder, then add the dates and blend again till dates are in small pieces, finally add the honey and blend again. The mixture should have a sticky texture to it. This needs to be pressed into a pan or muffin tin to make a biscuit like crust, then placed in the fridge to set for 15 minutes
Place all the ingredients for the berry layer into the food processor and blend till smooth, pour this onto of the crust layer and again place in the fridge to set for 15 minutes.
To make the top cream layer drain off water that the cashews have been soaking in and place the nuts into the food processor, blend till they are in small pieces then add the coconut milk, vanilla and honey.
Blend for a few minutes then stop to scrape all the bits from the side and blend again for another few minutes till the mixtures begins to stiffen. Place a small spoonful on the top of the dessert, or alternatively you can make a creamy top layer. Place in the fridge to set for 15minutes then serve.
Raw Apple Pie
100g ground almonds 100g desiccated coconut 100g dates 1 tbs molasses 1/2 inch knob of ginger
Blend the almonds and coconut to a fine powder then add the dates and finally the molasses. It should all form a sticky ball. Spread this out at the bottom of your pie or silicone dish making sure to push it up the sides to make a pie crust shape and place in the fridge to set.
5 apples 1 cup of coconut sugar/maple syrup/honey 2 tsp vanilla 2 tsp nutmeg 2 tsp cinnamon
Place all in the ingredients in the food processor and blend- apples want to be shredded in consistency. Then leave to sit for 15 mins to allow the juices to mix.
100g raisins 100g dried apricots (the brown ones) 100g dates 1/2 cup water
Place all the ingredients in the food processor and blend till smooth. This will then get placed on top of the apple layer
Cream layer 1
00g cashew nuts pre soaked 1/2 tin coconut milk or 1 small tin of coconut cream 1tsp vanilla this is the final layer to go on. Again place the nuts in the food processor first making sure you have drained and rinsed them. Blend till smooth then add the coconut and vanilla and blend. This is the final layer which gets poured on top. Place in the fridge or freezer if you are inpatient to set. When top layer is hard you are ready to eat.