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Kiwi Glazed Cheesecake

Cheesecake 3 cups nonfat cottage cheese 2 whole egg 2 Tbsp. agave (or honey) 1 ½ tsp. vanilla extract 2 Tbsp. lemon juice Process everything except the eggs in a blender or food processor until creamy.  Add eggs and process until combined.  Pour the mixture into the prepared pie plate and bake approximately 30 minutes… Read more »

Beet Hummus Recipe

Ingredients One medium sized garlic clove ½ cup chopped roasted beets 1 cup cooked white beans or cannellini beans 2 Tbs. olive oil 2 Tbs. fresh squeezed lemon juice ½ tsp. sea salt, optional ¼ tsp. ground black pepper, or to taste Directions Puree all ingredients until smooth.  Serve with fresh veggies as a dip… Read more »

Cranberry Apple Crisp

Ingredients ½ C.  Apple Juice Concentrate ½ T.  Arrowroot Combine, whisk together, and stir over low heat to thicken.  Mixture will be thick and clear. 3 C.  Fresh Cranberries, Washed 3 C. Granny Smith or Pippin Apples, Sliced 1 T.  Brown Rice Flour ½ tsp Cinnamon Toss with apple syrup and place in a 9”… Read more »

Chocolate Spa Bark

Ingredients 4 oz. of your favorite dark chocolate—approximately one cup, chopped  (60%-72% cocoa level recommended for ultimate health benefits) 2 oz. raw nuts and dried fruit (Use what you like, combine and experiment—walnuts, cashews, pecans, dried cranberries or raisins, Pistachios, pumpkin seeds, sliced almonds, there are endless variations.)     Directions After chopping the chocolate, put it… Read more »