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Banana Scramble

I know that the words “banana” and “scramble” don’t go well together, but this recipe will definitely surprise you. It tastes like banana bread pudding more than a scramble, so it can be eaten as breakfast or dessert.

Ingredients:

1 tbsp of coconut oil
1 medium very ripe banana, mashed
1 egg
2 tbsp of almond meal or 1/2 tbsp of coconut flour *
1/2 tsp of cinnamon
1/2 tsp of vanilla
1 1/2 tbsp of raisins

Preparation:

  • Heat the coconut oil in a skillet.
  • Whisk all the rest of the ingredients together and pour into the skillet.
  • Wait until the bottom browns a little bit before scrambling the dough, scramble a couple of times, wait for it the brown, scramble again, wait for it to brown and repeat until it is fully cooked.

The trick is to let the banana caramelize before you start scrambling it.

*This recipe works a lot better with almond flour.

 

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Paleo “Tortilla” Chips

The hardest thing about going grain-free was passing on the chips and salsa… but then I made these and I’m no longer missing out.

This recipe just makes me smile

Ingredients:

2 cups of almond flour
2 egg whites
1/2 tsp of salt
1/2 tsp of garlic powder
1/2 tsp of cumin
1 tsp of olive oil.
Cayenne pepper to taste

Preparation:

  • Preheat oven to 325 F
  • Mix all ingredients, divide in to two and press flat between two pieces of parchment paper using a rolling pin.
  • Score into desired shape
  • Bake for 10 minutes, turn and bake for another 3 minutes or until crispy and slightly golden brown

Serve with salsa, guacamole or your favorite dip

 
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Posted by on May 4, 2012 in Appetizer, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Snack

 

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Rawtella

Finally! A guilt-free, healthier Version of Nutella made with nutritious ingredients.

Raw cacao is  rich in antioxidants, iron and magnesium; hazelnuts provide healthy fats, fiber and iron and dates are also filled with lots of nutrients, making this the perfect treat.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup of raw hazelnuts
18 dates
1/2 cup of vanilla almond milk or water
1/4 cup of melted cacao butter **
1/4 cup + 1 tbsp of raw cacao powder

Preparation:

  •  Run hazelnuts   in a food processor until finely ground
  • Add the dates one by one and the raw cacao and continue to blend until a paste is formed
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and blend until smooth. For softer consistency add more almond milk or water.

**be careful not to over heat the cacao butter, I put it in a small bowl and placed it over warm/hot water

Store in refrigerator
makes about 2 cups

 

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