These date balls taste amazing and can be made in 5 minutes. You will need only 3 ingredients and no baking is required. They’re delicious, healthy, are oil-free and have no added sugar.
1 cup nuts (Almonds, walnuts or cashews)
1 cup (12-15 whole) soft pitted dates.
1/2 cup sesame seeds
1) Combine all the ingredients in a food processor.
2) Continue processing for another 1 to 2 minutes, until the ingredients clump together.
3) Fill a small shallow bowl with sesame seeds. Scooped a rounded tablespoon of paste and roll into a ball using your hands. Roll ball in sesame seeds to cover and place on a plate. Repeat with remaining paste.
4)Let them chill in refrigerator for 30 minutes before serving. Room-temperature balls are also fine to eat, but will be more soft and paste-like.
Almond milk is the healthiest richest tasting milk, and also alkalizing to the body. It is smooth and mild in flavor. Almond milk is one of the dairy-free milk and does not cause problems with hormone levels.
Most of the almond milk brands usually contain “lecithin”, starches and thickeners to help create a traditional milk-like consistency. Therefore it is recommended to make your own homemade almond milk. Home made fresh raw almond milk contains live enzymes with no additives or preservatives like most processed nut milks
Almond milk is quite easy to make at home.
Soak almonds for at least 12 hours in pure water. (It is very important to soak your almonds in order to neutralize the enzyme inhibitors, activate the nutrient potential, and make them easier to pulverize)
Rinse almonds well.
Blend several minutes until smooth and creamy.
Strain mixture into a large bowl through a sprout bag, cheese cloth or kitchen towel.
Put mixture back into blender with , soaked dates or honey.
Turmeric milk is high in antioxidants, anti inflammatory compounds, healthy fats (especially when using coconut milk), and also manganese and iron (found in turmeric). Turmeric in the diet increases the production of enzymes that digest fats and sugars, and stop cholesterol from forming gallstones. Cinnamon is now being used to manage diabetes and blood sugar problems, as well as heart disease. It has antioxidant and antimicrobial properties and may also be used for diarrhea and indigestion.
2 cups almond, coconut or other milk of your choice
1 tablespoon coconut oil
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup
Simply pour all ingredients into a small saucepan and bring to a light boil.