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Make Your Own Healthy Raw Vegan Chocolate And Marzipan

Enjoy your weekend afternoon with a delicious and healthy dessert; raw vegan chocolate and marzipan. This is a sugar-free and no-bake healthy dessert that you and your guests will love. It only takes about 15 minutes to prepare this recipe (and then about 45 minutes in the fridge to set).

Ingredients:

For the chocolate:

• 1 cup cacao powder
• 1/4 cup raw carob powder
• 1/4 cup maple syrup
• 1/4 cup cashew butter
• 1/2 cup raw coconut oil
• 1 tsp alcohol-free vanilla

For the marzipan:

• 1 1/2 cups ground almonds
• 3 tbsp maple syrup

Instructions:

For the chocolate:

Sift the cacao powder and raw carob powder into a medium bowl.
Add maple syrup, cashew butter, raw coconut oil, and alcohol-free vanilla.
Mix well until combined.
Continue to mix until the texture is smooth and thick.
Set aside.

For the marzipan:

In a food processor, add ground almonds and maple syrup.
Process it until well combined.
Continue to push until the texture is smooth and thick.
Transfer to a container.
Set aside.

Assembly:

Prepare cupcake molds.
Fill about half of the mold with chocolate mixture.
Get a little amount of marzipan.
Make a grape-sized shape out of it.
Place on top of the chocolate in the mold.
Do the same with the remaining chocolate and marzipan.
Place inside the fridge and chill for 45 minutes or until set.
Once chilled, serve immediately.
Enjoy!

Make Your Own Healthy Raw Vegan Chocolate And Marzipan
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFfdCXfQ9gc

Red Velvet Beet Cake! (Raw Vegan)

Beetroot, often known simply as “beets”, is a root vegetable that is delicious and easily added to a healthy meal. Beets are known to be low in cholesterol and saturated fat. They are a healthy source of dietary fiber, potassium, and Vitamin C. They can be cooked and prepared together with grilled steaks or pork tenderloin. They are also a healthy addition to vegetable salads, shawarmas, gluten-free pasta dishes, and even cakesm like this one!

Ingredients:

For the cake:

• 5 cups pulp of beet juice
• 2 cups soaked beets
• 1 1/2 cups soaked dates
• 1 cup raisins
• 1 tbsp raw and dried carrot
• A pinch of cinnamon
• Small strip of vanilla bean

For the dressing:

• 3 cups macadamia nuts
• 1 tbsp rose water
• 2 1/2 cups coconut water
• A pinch of cinnamon
• Small piece of vanilla bean
• 1 cup soaked dates

Instructions:

For the cake:

Prepare a food processor.
Add all ingredients for the cake in the processor.
Blend well to combine.
Set aside.

For the dressing:

Prepare a blender.
Add all ingredients for the dressing.
Blend well to combine.
Set aside.

Assembly:

Prepare a cake tin.
Add half of the beet mixture as the first layer on the bottom of the cake tin.
Spread evenly.
Add half of the dressing as the second layer and spread evenly.
Add the remaining beet mixture as the third layer and spread evenly.
Top it off with the remaining dressing.
Smoothen the surface.
Place inside the fridge and chill for 2-3 hours or until set.
Remove from the fridge.
Slice into equal portions.
Serve immediately and enjoy!

Red Velvet Beet Cake! (Raw Vegan)
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ISgQylL31Q

Raw Vegan Treats: No Bake, No Fake!

Raw vegan treats are healthy yet delicious vegan versions of classic desserts. Raw chocolate truffles and raw strawberry pie are two of the yummy treats featured in this collection. Enjoy!

1. Raw Chocolate Truffles

Ingredients:

Truffle:

• 1/2 cup extra virgin coconut oil (cold-pressed)
• 2 cups walnuts
• 1 cup shredded coconut
• 3/4 cup cocoa powder
• 1/2 cup maple syrup
• 1 tsp sea salt
• 1 tbsp vanilla extract

Ganache:

• 1/2 cup cocoa powder
• 1/2 cup agave nectar
• 1 cup extra virgin coconut oil

Instructions:

Truffle:

In a food processor, add walnuts and shredded coconut.
Pulse until fine pieces form.
Add cocoa powder, maple syrup, and coconut oil.
Season with salt.
Add vanilla extract.
Pulse until thick and well combined.
Once done, transfer to a bowl.
Place in the freezer for 20 minutes.
Once done, form the dough into truffle-sized balls.
Place them on a baking tray lined with nonstick paper.
Put in the freezer for 20-30 minutes to set.

Ganache:

Add all ingredients to the food processor.
Pulse until smooth and well combined.
Transfer to a bowl.
Set aside.

Assembly:

Once the truffle dough balls are set, remove them from the freezer.
Using a skewer or fork, lift each truffle and dip into the ganache.
Tap lightly to remove excess ganache.
Put it back on the lined baking tray.
Repeat this with the rest of the truffles.
Top it off with anything you like such as sea salt, cayenne, or cacao nibs.
Place in the freezer to set.
Serve and enjoy!

2. Raw Strawberry Pie

Ingredients:

Crust:

• 1 cup local walnuts
• 2-3 tbsp coconut oil
• 1-2 tbsp agave nectar
• pinch of salt

Filling:

• 1 cup local walnuts
• 3-4 tbsp maple syrup
• some freshly ground cinnamon

Topping:

• strawberries (hulled and sliced)

Instructions:

Crust:

In a food processor, add a cup of walnuts.
Pulse until fine pieces form.
Add some coconut oil and agave nectar.
Season with salt.
Pulse until well combined.
Once thick and well combined, transfer to a pie tin.
Press the mixture down the bottom and along the sides to form the crust.
Place inside the fridge to set.

Filling:

Soak a cup of local walnuts in water.
Drain the water, then transfer walnuts to a food processor.
Pulse until fine pieces form.
Add some freshly ground cinnamon.
Add 3-4 tbsp maple syrup.
Pulse until smooth and creamy.
Once done, pour over the crust.
Spread evenly using a spatula.
Add and stack sliced strawberries around the top.
Place inside the freezer for a few hours for the filling to completely set.
Once set, slice to equal portions.
Enjoy!

Raw Vegan Treats - No Bake, No Fake
Images – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ITEHmTCehk