Yay!!! A real juice bar in walking distance!!

And such a beautiful walk this morning. The departing rain leaves such beauty

 

Porrovita Balboa Peninsula Newport Beach

the green-e-lemonator

  • lemon
  • kale
  • parsley
  • spinach
  • cucumber
  • celery

all my favorites

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Lemon Cream Pie with Chocolate Crust

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Crust

  • 1 1/2 C raw pecans
  • 1/3 C cocoa powder
  • Tbs coconut oil
  • 2-3 tbs raw agave

Process/blend to a sticky dough. Press into parchment lined springform pain and place in freezer.

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Filling

  • 3 C raw cashews soaked in water 20 mins and rinsed.
  • Juice of 3-4 lemons
  • 10 drops stevia
  • Tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 C coconut water. I use the leftover from a full fat can of coconut water. Refrigerate overnight so the cream rises to the top. Drizzle the water slowly into the blending lemon cream to achieve the desired consistency. Save the coconut cream in fridge for the whipped topping.

Spread evenly over crust and refrigerate or freeze to set.

Thaw before serving and top with coconut whipped cream.

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Coconut whipped cream

  • 1-2 cans of full fat coconut milk
  • Tsp vanilla
  • 5 drops of stevia or 1 tsp agave

Refrigerate coconut milk overnight. Spoon the cream that rises to the top into a chilled bowl. Whip until fluffy.

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Banana Coconut Cream pie with Dark Chocolate Crust

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Crust

  • 1/2 C raw pecans
  • 1/2 C raw cashews
  • 1/4 C shredded coconut
  • 1/2 C Cocoa
  • 4 Medjool dates
  • tsp Vanilla
  • Tbs raw agave nectar (to taste and to assure crust is sticky)

Pulse nuts to a coarse meal.

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Add other ingredients and pulse to a sticky dough.

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Press  evenly into pie plate or muffin tins. I like to use a springform pan. Place in freezer.

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Filling

  • 2-3 bananas
  • cream from the top of 2 cans of full fat coconut milk refrigerated over night
  • 1/4 C coconut oil
  • tsp vanilla
  • pinch salt
  • 3 Tbs raw agave nectar

Process in blender/food processor until smooth and creamy. Pour and spread evenly onto crust

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and place back in freezer 2-3 hours

Thaw for 10-15 minutes before serving .

Top with coconut whipped cream and shredded coconut.

Coconut whipped cream:

Scoop the cream  off the top of a refrigerated can of full fat coconut milk and whip with 1 tsp of vanilla and 5 drops of stevia or a tsp of raw agave syrup.

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Sunflower “Tuna” Wraps with Mustard Aoli

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“Tuna” filling:

  • 1 cup sunflower seeds, soaked for 4 hours
  • ¬†3 celery sticks, chopped
  • 1/2 carrot, chopped
  • 1/4 cup olives
  • 1/4 sundried tomatoes,¬†soaked for 20 minutes
  • 1 ¬†garlic clove,¬†minced
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • handful fresh dill
  • Tbs dijon mustard
  • pinch red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper

Pulse to a coarse chop in processor or high speed blender.

Wrap-collard greens with center stem cut out. Each leaf make 2 wraps. Wrap spoonful of filling with sunflower sprouts, veggie strips (celery, carrot, scallions, cucumber, daikon radish, etc, tomatoes, avocado ( any of your preferences.

Mustard Aoli

  • 1/2 zucchini
  • 1 garlic clove
  • fresh herbs ( I like dill, but you can use rosemary, thyme, tarragon, whatever you like
  • 2 tsp dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper
  • 2-3 Tbs cold pressed extra virgin olive oil, drizzle into blender until sauce flows freely and liquefies

Place on side or inside wrap