While playing around in the kitchen, I created this recipe on a whim. I decided to blend 3 cups of goji berries in my Vitamix with the intention of making a powder-like substance. But instead, it turned into a pliable-dough-like treat. So I rolled them into little balls, and refrigerated them. That’s when I got the idea to coat them with chocolate! This raw dessert recipe very much reminds me of cherry-filled chocolate candies. Only unlike those cherry treats, goji berries have anti-aging properties, detoxify the body, they protect your adrenal organs, and balance the immune system. 3 cups of […]
My friend Lisa passed on this recipe for raw Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, and I played with it to make it even easier and more upgraded with superfoods. Here’s my version of the recipe … let me know what alterations you come up with that delight you 4 Cups Oat Flour* 1 Cup Palm Sugar (or other dried, crystallized sweetener like succanat or maple syrup powder) 1/2 tsp Sun Fire Salt 1 tsp Cinnamon 1/2 Cup Coconut Oil (softened OK – does not have to be so warm that it’s an oil) 1/2 Cup Dates 2 Tbsp Ground Vanilla (or vanilla […]
If you like lemon bars, or you like Goji Lemonade, I think you’ll really like these Goji Lemon Bars. This is an adaptation of Lemon Coconut Bars recipe. I’ve clarified some of her recipe and added in goji berries. It’s pretty darn yummy. Try it and taste for yourself! This recipe makes about 12 bars in a 9×9 inch pan. Ingredients: 1 Cup Almonds (soaked 8 hours and rinsed is best) 1 tsp Sun Fire Salt 1.5 Cups Dates 1 Tbsp Vanilla (or 1 vanilla bean – scrape the insides) Zest of 1 Lemon or 2-4 drops Lemon Essential Oil […]
Here’s Part 3 of our introductory session on Raw Superfoods. This one is all about Goji Berries, their superfood properties, how to identify good quality goji berries, and how to use goji berries in raw food recipes. If you’d like a demo of our favorite goji berry recipe, Goji Lemonade, check out this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FosgSV… Enjoy!
Here’s a video demonstration of the super easy Goji Lemonade recipe from one of our summer Superfood Dinners.Here Melissa talks about additional uses for Goji Berries, the greatness of Vanilla Agave Nectar, how to use your coconut oil liquid or solid, and the cool body responses you can have when you upgrade your diet into superfoods. For a printable version of this recipe, visit this blog posting: Go Go Goji Lemonade Enjoy!
This lemonade is super satisfying, perhaps because it is very hydrating. It’s thicker than lemonade, a bright orange color, and its delightfully refreshing! ½ Cup lemon juice (Fresh squeezed from 3 lemons or try Santa Cruz Organic Lemon Juice. You might also try this with limes or grapefruit.) 3 Tbsp Goji Berries ½ tsp Sun Fire Salt 1 Tbsp Tocotrienols 6 Tbsp Vanilla Agave Nectar or Local Honey 2 Tbsp Coconut Oil Add all ingredients to a Vitamix or other high-powered blender, then fill the blender to the 6 cup mark with pure water. Blend on high until smooth, pour […]