Healthy Glazed Peaches Recipe

As promised from yesterday’s post  A Peachy Sunday Morning here is the recipe for Glazed Peaches. It’s dairy free, gluten free, naturally soy free, and sugar free. For the pancake recipe check out Almond-Oat Flour Pancakes. Enjoy, share, and let me know what you think. Happy Monday! 

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In a sauce pan on medium heat mix for 3 minutes:

  • Melt 2 Tablespoons of Coconut oil
  • Add sliced peaches
  • 1 teaspoon stevia

Add the next ingredient in and stir for 1 minute:

  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg

Add remaining ingredients and simmer on medium heat for 10 minutes:

  • ¼ cup Orange Juice
  • 1/3 cup Water

Remove from heat and let cool so the sauce can thicken.

*Optional

For a slightly thicker sauce you can add ¼ teaspoon Xantham Gum 

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Banana Fig Pudding

I’ve been craving pudding like nobody’s business, which is weird for me to say since I’ve never been a fan of anything mushy or slimy but this pudding is quite the contrary. I’m a big fan of bananas, just not overly ripe ones. This pudding tastes best when the bananas are still slightly green at the stem and what’s great about this recipe is that it’s also dairy and sugar free.

Pudding Base

  • 1/2 Banana
  • 1 cup chopped Figs
  • 1/3 cup Almonds (blanched)
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk

Coconut Whip Cream

  • 1 1/2 cup Full Fat Organic Coconut milk (canned, should be solid when shaken not milky)
  • 1/8 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 teaspoons of Stevia (or to taste)

Directions for Pudding

1. Blend almonds in food processor for a few seconds until it reaches a meal consistency

2. Add in other ingredients

Directions for Coconut Whip Cream

3. Pour out the cream from the can and throw out the liquid part that usually sits on top

4. Add the stevia and vanilla and whisk to blend ingredients together

You can let these chill for 1-2 hours in the fridge or overnight until ready to serve. Lasts in the fridge for 2 days.

Gluten Free Dairy Free Heart Tarts

It’s almost Valentine’s day so I felt a little inspired to make these gluten-free, dairy-free AND sugar-free heart shaped tarts. They’re packed with protein and are super easy to make.

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Makes ~ 8 tarts

Tart Base

  • 1 cup pitted Dates
  • 1 cup Almonds (blanched)
  • 1/2 Banana

Coconut Whip Cream

  • 1 1/2 cup Full Fat Organic Coconut milk (canned, should be solid when shaken not milky)
  • 1/8 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 teaspoons of Stevia (or to taste)

Directions for Tart Base

1. Blend the almonds in a food processor for about 10-15 seconds, doesn’t have to be smooth. We’re going for a little crunchy texture.

2. Add in the pitted dates and 1/2 banana. It helps to cut these up to speed the blending process.

3. Place the base in the freezer for 30 minutes to firm up.

4. After removing from the fridge, use mini heart shape cookie cutters to cut out the base and create pockets in the center and raise the edges so it looks like a heart-shaped bowl. Place in the fridge again to firm up.

Directions for Coconut Whip Cream

5. Pour out the cream from the can and throw out the liquid part that usually sits on top

6. Add the stevia and vanilla and whisk to blend ingredients together

7. Place in the fridge to firm for 1-2 hours.

Then place, and decorate with fruit and coconut flakes! You can let these chill for 1-2 hours in the fridge or overnight until ready to serve. 

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Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie

So I ate something earlier this week that caused my eczema to flare up again, and to calm down my immune system I turned to my cupboards to find a solution. Aha TURMERIC! The holy grail of antioxidants from the East! So I warmed up some water, threw together some fresh squeezed lemon and turmeric, took my first sip and spit it right back out. It was DISGUSTING! I don’t know what I was expecting, but it wasn’t that. Turmeric has a musky taste to it so I knew it wasn’t going to taste anywhere near as good as the smoothies I’ve been spoiling myself with but I knew I shouldn’t have to sacrifice taste for health.

So I looked into my fridge to see what I could come up with and this was my creation: Continue reading

Snack Find: Coconut Bliss Dark Chocolate Ice Cream

Oh yes this is happening right now.

I could go into detail about this cold piece of heaven but then I’d get ice cream all over myself and my keyboard, so I’ll save myself the mess and link to the site, which I do here. TGIF!

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Snack Find: Apple Chips

Who ever said the only way you could enjoy an apple was in its full form or only by juicing?

Try baked APPLE CHIPS!

• No added sugar or preservatives
• Fat free
• Gluten free
• All Natural
• 2g of Fiber

What’s so great about this snack, other than the fact that it tastes good, is that there’s 1 WHOLE apple in every bag. And the only ingredient is APPLE, unless you buy the Cinnamon flavored chips, which in that case the only ingredients are still Apple and Cinnamon. That’s it!

Add them to your:
Salads
Yogurt
Or Morning Oatmeal

Enjoy and Follow Your Bliss!