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HNINA Sprouted Seeds in Pure Maple Syrup!

As a parent, one of my hardest challenges is what snacks am I going to give my kids today? How creative can I be and how do I get them to buy into healthy eating?

So I thought I’d consult the great Google. This is what I got:  juice, cereals, popcorn, crackers, fruit, bagels, cream cheese, muffin, banana sandwich, processed meat.  And right there and then Google lost me. Seriously!?  That’s what you got???

I’m good with fruit in moderate quantities (fructose levels even in whole fruit need to be watched).

But the rest of Google’s suggestions, which are generally filled with refined flour, hydrogenated corn syrup, hormone & antibiotic filled meat & cheese, and popcorn are now healthy options?  Mon Dieu!

Another masquerader is fruit juice.  The whole fruit is nutritious, but without the fruit fiber you’re getting mostly fructose which is as dangerous as glucose.  Furthermore, often juices are loaded with added sugar, food coloring and mystery syrups, but even pure fruit juice is mostly sugar.

These are all processed foods that have a dramatic harmful affect on your child’s mind and body.  From obesity and early onset diabetes, to ADD, inability to focus in school, lowering of IQ and a slew of diseases that will be expressed later in life because of early bad eating habits, the effects of this junk is scary.  It is our responsibility as parents to safeguard our kids, the treasures in our safekeeping.

What they need is fiber, antioxidants, good clean protein, lignans, omegas 3, 6 and 9 (not just one of them!).

NOURISH is the way I see it and what I had in mind when I started to think about Hnina’s new healthy snacks line.

Nuts About Chocolate

Use this amazing product as a grab and go snack.  They are chip size to just pick out of the bag, but can be broken apart to put in your salad, on yogurt, etc.  Keep one in your purse, in the car, everywhere you go for a quick healthful snack for the kids and you.  And did you know that the clear cello bags we use are compostable?  That’s not plastic but wood cellulose.

The certified organic ingredients of Hnina’s sprouted seeds snack crackers are just incredible and so simple.

  • Sprouted, raw, unpasteurized, unradiated pumpkin, flax, sunflower and sesame seeds.

Just a touch of unprocessed pure intense dark maple syrup from Vermont.

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Sprouted snacks crackers made with sprouted flax seeds, sprouted sunflowers, sprouted sesame seeds and sprouted pumpkin seeds. Nourishing and decadent!

Sprouting is NEXT LEVEL eating!  Once activated, the seeds come alive, flowing with nutrients, gaining in size, taste in texture. Even more importantly, phytic acid, an enzyme inhibitor “anti-nutrient” found in seeds, nuts and grains which binds to proteins, minerals and other nutrients and prevents them from being digested, POOF, disappears.  The result is that all these wonderful nutrients become BIO-AVAILABLE. Strange to think that all this time we’ve been eating unsprouted seeds, nuts & grains and have been cheated out of all these nutrients.

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Okay, let’s break it down:

Flax seed: This amazing seed has been consumed for thousands of years. It is such a wonder food. Flax contains minerals, vitamins, lignans (75 to 800 times more than other plant foods), fiber, protein and omegas (good fats great for heart health).  Flax is thought to fight heart disease, stroke, diabetes and even cancer along with many other healing properties.  I started giving flax oil to my babies when only a few month old for brain development and constipation.

Sesame seed: Sesame seeds are full of calcium and other key minerals such as magnesium, selenium. They contain vitamins B, A, D, E, K. Did you know that you can absorb vitamin D much better if it is combined with vitamin K? This was the discovery of M. Weston Price at the beginning of the 20th century.  Sesame seeds are associated with cholesterol lowering, protection of the liver, relief of arthritis, improved bone, vascular and respiratory health, prevention of colon cancer, osteoporosis, migraine & PMS.

Pumpkin seed: An alkaline forming super food. Contains manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, iron and tons of protein.
A healing food believed to be effective against depression, osteoporosis, kidney stone and inflammation, promotes sleep, lowers LDL cholesterol, and more.

Sunflower seed: They are rich in nearly 90% of group B vitamins, vitamin E, phytochemicals, protein, minerals (manganese, selenium), antioxidants and polyunsaturated fats which help protect against free radicals.  Considered good for your cardiovascular system, stable healthy body weight and reduced body-wide inflammation, cancer prevention, less headaches and muscle cramps, improved detoxification, healthy skin and more.

Pure maple syrup: One of the few anti-inflammatory sweeteners that is extraordinarily nourishing to boot.  Health benefits come from minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus sodium, potassium, and zinc. Vitamins include thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, and vitamin B6. It is loaded with antioxidants such as gallic acid, benzoic acid, cinnamic acid, and various polyphenols and flavanols such as catechin, epicatechin, quercetin and rutin.  The glycemic index for maple syrup is a moderate 54 impacting blood sugar levels less drastically than refined sugar.  Fructose levels are low.  Maple syrup is not raw because it is extracted with heat but the good news is that you can heat maple syrup without losing its health benefits.

So there you go, a delicious, nourishing snack for your kids.  They will love the crunch and the sweetness.  So hopefully your school doesn’t bar nuts and seeds, while turning a blind eye to refined sugar, refined flour, food coloring and other toxins (DRIVES ME NUTS! – no pun intended).  But even if you don’t pack it into their lunch box, use that (and any HNINA product – all kid loving)  when they are craving a bit of sweetness.
Bon appétit,
Shana tova,
Bien à vous,

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This vegetable raw chocolate and sprouted nuts birthday cake is loaded with nutrients. It is so delicious yet nourishing.

Nutrients dense food keeps you happy and thriving.

As you probably all know already I love good food. The fact is that I love to eat. My only concern is that I don’t want to be overweight.

As a teenage I happened to develop eating disorders. Today, I know in my guts that this eating disorder was developed by the fact that my food was empty of good nutrients and my growing body was unable to function at its best.

With all the research that I have been doing about nutrient dense plant food and raw cacao … I know that I am doing the right thing. The fact is that I am almost never hungry, I feel satisfied and every bite coming into my mouth is real delicious decadent and nourishing…!

This doughnut comprises decadent nourishing sweet potatoes and zucchinis along with the sprouted spreads Nuts About Chocolate.

 

Vegan Vegetable Raw Chocolate Mousse decadent and nourishing

 

This vegetable raw chocolate and sprouted nuts birthday cake is loaded with nutrients. It is so delicious yet nourishing.

So when craving for sweets I am going to Hnina and Nuts About Chocolate. Those are just loaded with real food which is not really the sweetest but give you the fix you need.

The other thing I have been doing is creating this incredible vegetable raw chocolate and sprouted nut mousse.

It is so decadent and you would not even guess that it is … well… zucchini and cauliflower!!!

1 steamed or roasted small zuchini

1/2 cup of roasted or steamed caulifower

1/2 cup of virgin organic coconut oil

1 cup of Hnina melted raw chocolate (vegan or paleo)

1 zest of vanilla bean

3 tablespoon of Nuts About Chocolate Hazelnuts + Almonds.

Insert all the ingredients into the blender and then into your mold. Leave into the fridge overnight!!!

That’s it!!

Nuts About Chocolate sprouted spread and Hnina raw chocolate are the secrets for my delicious vegetable raw chocolate mousse.

https://www.hninagourmet.com/shop-online/#spreads and https://www.hninagourmet.com/shop-online/#bars

FYI I have been off refined sugar and processed food since my twins pregnancy and I will never look back.

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Nuts About Chocolate might be the World’s best sprouted spreads in the worlds.  A decadent sprouted spread which combines sprouted nuts and raw cacao is such an amazing gift to ourselves.

Sprouted spreads mousse made with Butter Nut squash.

 

I am very excited to be back in Los Angeles after 7 weeks away! No worries, HNINA was churning out healthy gourmet goodies the entire time thanks to our amazing crew (Katya and Fernanda we love you!!!!)

I had such a blast but I missed YOU! On the go with the twins and limited internet access I was unable to reach out. So I am fired up to talk to you again. You may know that I am from France, and that Ron my wonderful husband and partner is Israeli. I was fortunate to visit both countries, while Ron came back home after Israel to mind the business.
Israel was incredible in terms of humanity, food diversity and vegan life.  Did you know that aside from India (for obvious reasons) Israel is the top vegan country in the world per capita?  We ate so much fresh salad, falafel, tahini, hummus (with the amazing spice za’atar) AND nut butters.

 

Nuts About Chocolate

But we could not find any sprouted nuts and raw cacao spread. Hmm…

Then we arrived in my beautiful homeland France. I loved each and every moment of it. I took my 6 year olds to most Parisian museums including the Louvre, Picasso and many others 🙂

I was happy to see that there are more and more organic stores and farmers’ markets in France so I could buy incredible vegetables (for my amazing wheat and dairy free chocolate mousse birthday cake).   But guess what?

I could not find any sprouted nuts and raw cacao spread either. Qu’est ce qui se passe? (Wassup wit dat?)

 

This doughnut comprises decadent nourishing sweet potatoes and zucchinis along with the sprouted spreads Nuts About Chocolate.

 

So upon our return, guess what Julia, Carmel and I did?  We went right into our fridge and devoured some of Hnina Gourmet’s Nuts About Chocolate sprouted spreads…yum yum yu
At that moment we realized how lucky we were to be able to have this Nutella replacement ”Hninatella” which is so delicious and at the same time nourishing.

We like to say “It’s to die for, not to die from.”

Ours is possibly THE World’s Best Sprouted Plant Based Spread…maybe probably and perhaps even definitely 🙂

Made of only sprouted lightly roasted unpasteurized and non-radiated nuts, raw cacao mass, vanilla bean and dates.  C’est tout! (That’s it!)  And of course all of our ingredients are certified organic.

 

 

Those sprouted spread are nourishing and decadent.

We make our Nuts About Chocolate sprouted nuts and raw cacao spread available in three beyond decadent flavors:

Hazelnut + Almond

Coconut+ Almond+ Brazil Nut

Walnut + Cashews

https://www.hninagourmet.com/shop-online/#spreads

 

 

Cake made with a decadent mousse featuring Nuts About Chocolate and Hnina's raw chocolate on top

 

 

 

I want to thank you for supporting our mission of giving you the best there is. You will not find any spreads like ours on the market.  And they are available right here in the beautiful USofA, just for you (and internationally with a hefty shipping fee.).

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Vegetable Dark Chocolate Fondant

May 12th, 2017 by admin

Vegetable dark chocolate fondant with Nuts About Chocolate Hazelnut + Almond

 

 

Vegetable dark chocolate fondant is only made with plant based nutrients

Vegetable dark chocolate fondant had to be made this week. Like every day I am craving for my dark chocolate dosage but wanted to get the required nutrients you need at breakfast.

So I started to strategize and see what I could use to make it so creamy. My challenge is that I did not want to add dates or any added sweetener.

I have been using butternut squash considerably lately and truly love it.

To me it does the job of using soy (which I stay away from) or cream (I am off dairy). To sweetened I also added a sweet potato and two bananas and our Nuts About Chocolate Hazelnuts + Almonds.

Here is the recipe of the Vegetable Dark Chocolate Fondant

  • 2 bakes butternut squashes medium size
  • 1 large baked or steamed sweet potato
  • 2 medium size banana
  • 1/2 cup of organic extra virgin coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup of raw organic raw coconut butter
  • 1 cup of cacao mass
  • 2 tablespoons of Nuts About Chocolate Hazelnuts + Almonds https://www.hninagourmet.com/shop-online/#spreads
Sprouted Spread Hazelnut + Almond

Sprouted Spread Hazelnut + Almond

 

Preheat your oven at 350 degrees F.

Mix all the ingredients into the blender or in the food processor. Add a little bit of almond milk or water if the preparation is too thick.

Insert into your mold and leave in the oven at 350 for one hour.

 

Hnina Gourmet Chocolate | Sprouted Spreads

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Today is a very rainy day so I decided to make a Raw Tahini Refined Sugar Free Sweet Yellow Sauce with some Hnina sprouted seeds snacks and to finish our meals with some Hnina Seeds sprouted truffle and raw chocolate.

Raw Tahini had to be made and eaten with Hnina’s sprouted seeds snacks. Water is coming from everywhere. We just have the impression to live in a cloud.

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It was the prefect day to make a delicious lunch.

I have been in a detox for the past 10 days and have 30 more to go.

In this detox, I just get one full solid meal a day made of clean food. Morning and evening meals are liquid.

But guess what we made today?

I would love to call this as a mixed cultural creative cooking.

In French you would say that it is a non sense or even more a neologism. On top of it, it had to be nourishing and delicious.

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The kids participated. I made this non inflammatory raw, refined sugar free, sweet Yellow Tahini Sauce. Delicious, nourishing and healthy.

I made this Raw Tahini Refined Sugar Free Sweet Yellow Sauce one day before and kept it in a organic dark glass container from Infinity Jars.

This beautiful organic glass highly pigmented kept if Fresh and even more helped the sauce to be perfectly balanced and delicious.

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To make this I used:
Raw unhulled tahini
Some Dvash date nectar (my favorite and you just need a tiny tiny bit)
Raw Tahini Turmeric sauce

A lot of grinded Turmeric

You mix all the ingredients together and you are done. Easy, fresh, delicious, satisfying and nourishing.

After enjoying this delicious non inflammatory raw refined sugar free sweet Yellow Tahini Sauce we finished with a Hnina Gourmet raw chocolate seeds truffle. It was so nourishing, delicious and clean.

Hnina combines raw cacao and sprouted seeds.

The content of flaxseeds, pumpkin, sunflower and sesame seeds makes it a nutrients power house.

Can you imagine the amount of antioxidants, minerals, omegas, vitamins and protein you get in a truffle? That’s what makes Hnina the most amazing chocolate in the world.

Bon appetit to us!

 

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Vegan Refined Sugar Free Homemade Apple pie with Sprouted Spread Coconut Nuts About Chocolate healthy gourmet and divine for Thanksgiving.

Vegan cooking is a must especially in Thanksgiving. Apparently each Thanksgiving meal reaches an average of 4500 calories. Well not me! So I decided to make some delicious Vegan Refined Sugar Free Homemade Apple pies which we would eat along with our Nuts About Chocolate sprouted Spread Coconut.

I started to think about a way to not use butter in a delicious crust to make it vegan. And this time I wanted 0 g of sugar as the apples and the bananas I added contained already enough fructose. There is an option left: Stevia leaf. I don’t talk about the already processed Stevia but the leaf itself reduced into a fine powder. The result was amazing. The funny thing is because of the cinnamon and vanilla beams there was no trace of aftertaste whatsoever. I made 3 pies.

Recipe to make a Vegan Refined Sugar Free Homemade Apple pie :

For the crust:
1 cup of tiger nut flour
2 cups of rice four
1/2 cup of psyllium husk
1/2 cup of coconut oil
2 teaspoons of cinnamon
1/2 teaspoons of vanilla beans
2 cups and a half of war water
1 tablespoon of Stevia leafs

For the Apple Sauce:
6 apples
2 teaspoons of cinnamon

For the bottom of the pie: 3 bananas

For the top of the pie:
10 apples cut into slices
1 tablespoon of pure maple syrup to help caramelize the apples

Vegan apple made with Stevia leaf

The first thing you need to do is cut your apples and add them into the oven at 350 degrees of an hour. During that time you can start preparing your crust and slice the apples fr the top of your pie.

For the crust, you will start to mix all the solid ingredients together then add the coconut oil and the warm water. Combine all the ingredients together until you get a beautiful dough. You can already put it at the bottom of the molds.

Then cut the bananas and add them directly on top of the crust.

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Once the apples you had in the oven are cooked just add them into your blender. You can add your cinnamon. Cover the Vegan crust and the bananas.

Last is to add the apples sliced on top of the pie. If you want to help the “caramelisation” of your apples you may apply it with a brush.

Insert your Vegan Refined Sugar Free Homemade Apple pie into the oven and cook at 375 degrees for an hour and a half. It is a dream : contrast of textures, delicious taste, nourishing, satisfying and gourmet!!!!

We added with our pie some sprouted spread called Nuts About Chocolate. Composed only of Coconut, Brazil and Nuts Almonds, vanilla beans, raw cacao mass and dates is the best companion for our Vegan Refined Sugar Free Homemade Apple pie !

I am grateful for you. Thank you for reading this blog!

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Today we made Vegan, paleo and Ketogenic quiches made with veggies and sweet potatoes.

We wanted to make a brunch. The only issue is that we are off dairy, wheat or grains but quinoa and rice, corn, gluten, refined sugar or anything inflammatory.

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I started to think about something I really like. French this time. Quiches more precisely Vegan, paleo and Ketogenic quiches made with veggies and sweet potatoes.

Some of you may be vegans, some of you paleo. here is a version for each one of you.

I love spices and herbs. I think that they add so many flavors and they are so good for you.

I add them in my crust, in my cream and in my veggies…! My favorite is turmeric. I actually add Turmeric in almost anything I cook. Another one I love is paprika.

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For the crust:

  • ½ cup of olive oil
  • 1 cup of tiger nut flour and 1 cup of rice flour
  • 1/2 cup of psyllium husk
  • 2 teaspoons of paprika
  • 2 teaspoons of  Turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons of cumin

Mix all the solid ingredients then add the oil and the water.

Mix together until you get beautiful smooth dough. Add it at the bottom of your pie molds. I love to use glass mold then add some olive oil and a little of rice flour so it does not stick.

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For the vegetables:

  • 1 cup of Broccolis
  • 1/3 cup of onions
  • 1/3 cup f sweet potatoes
  • Turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons ginger
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 table spoons of dried onions

Insert all the ingredients in the oven with a little bit of olive and let it cook for a little bit. Add the mix on top of the dough.

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For the cream:

Paleo option:

  • 4 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons of paprika
  • 2 teaspoons of  Turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons of cumin
  • 1 cup of almond milk

Vegan option:

  • 2 cup of psyllium husk covered with hot water and mixed until it becomes a thick paste
  • 2 teaspoons of paprika
  • 2 teaspoons of  Turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons of cumin
  • 1 cup of almond milk

Add all the ingredients into a bowl and mix together.  Add on top of the veggies.

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Serve when still warm. It is a wonder!

Bon appetite.

FYI:

Heath benefits of:

Tigernut: http://www.beautyandtips.com/healthy-eating/10-wonderful-health-benefits-of-tiger-nuts/

Turmeric: https://draxe.com/turmeric-benefits/

Paprika: http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/amazing-benefits-of-paprika-for-skin-hair-and-health/

Cumin: https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/seed-and-nut/health-benefits-of-cumin.html

Broccolis: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/love-it-or-hate-it-broccoli-is-good-for-you.html

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Unprocessed raw fresh food is key for health: it is essential to eat organic wholesome farm grown greens, raw cacao and sprouted nuts or seeds.

Unprocessed raw fresh food is key for health.

It is essential to eat organic wholesome farm grown greens, raw cacao and sprouted nuts or seeds to make your body functions at its optimal body functioning.

You might think that I am nuts, well yes yes I am nuts about chocolate for sure.

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As you probably all know, I am against processed and junk food. I am in love with raw green and sprouted nourishing delicacies. I actually have been making everything from scratch transforming the “non healthy” versions of the traditional recipes I had the chance to be exposed to as a child, into cleaner delicious versions.

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It is all an inspiration of each instant.

Coming from a pretty diverse background, I have been exposed to so many different culinary recipes from Paris, Tunis to Czernowitz, and way of cooking or processing the food.

France with its unbelievable culinary backgrounds taught me the importance of the terroir, I mean the soil in which everything grows, how it influences the taste, the vitamin content and the textures each bite of your food will have.

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For me, unprocessed raw fresh food is key for in our diet. We eat every day organic wholesome farm grown greens, raw cacao and sprouted nuts or seeds.

There is only one thing I was not exposed to as a child, was to actually grab the food from my farm to my plate.

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The same way I started to make my own raw cacao and sprouted nuts dark chocolate truffles when I was pregnant with my twins, the same way we changed the way we were eating.

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We decided to create a farm in which we would gather our food. We utilize an Israeli drop system to not over-use water and we do a jachère which is in France a rotation of the soil so that it can rest and regenerate its vitamins.

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We use no pesticides, GMO or harmful chemicals.

The taste of those vegetables is just like no where to be found (OK maybe in the wonderful region of Provence in France…! )

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The recipe of today is just that. I will show you what we picked and what is the final salad. The colors will stun you.

This is what raw food is about pure, fresh, delicious nourishing colors, nutrition, taste, vitamins.

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Gastronomic and gourmet food are all about the freshness and the quality of the ingredients you are using.

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For our salad we used:

Chives

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Thai Basil

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Napa Cabbage

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  1. Cherry tomatoes

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To make our salad complete from a nutrition standpoint, we needed to add a source  of healthy protein, fiber and texture.

We chose to use those amazing watermelon seeds from Go RAW and we added a few of their pumpkin and sunflower seeds.

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It is just amazing what it adds into your salad. Those seeds are already sprouted.

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I know about sprouted seeds as we do it for the seeds we use i our truffles and in our maple syrup slightly covered seeds. They are so delicious and satiating.

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If we respect the rules that Nature imposes us on food such as sprouting your nuts and grains, respecting the soil you grow your food and take no shortcuts into your cooking processes (by choosing brands such as Go RAW or Hnina who do it for you), then you are a winner.

We choose at Hnina to obey the exact same principle and stay away from any processed ingredients.

We use no refined sugar, gluten, dairy, emulsifier, palm oil…   just unprocessed raw fresh food.

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We know that it is essential to eat organic wholesome farm grown greens, raw cacao and sprouted nuts or seeds.

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Your body will be nourished, your food will taste delicious and you will be happy.

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Unprocessed organic salad made with organic sprouted seeds

For further information about:

  1. Watercress salad: http://foodfacts.mercola.com/watercress.html
  2. Raw cacao and Hnina’s mission https://www.hninagourmet.com/hninas-mission.html
  3. About GO RAW watermelon, pumpkin and sunflower seeds: https://www.goraw.com/shop/sprouted-seeds/
  4. Nasturtium salad: https://caloriebee.com/nutrition/The-Various-Health-Benefits-and-Uses-of-Nasturtiums
  5. Sorrel: http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/surprising-health-benefits-of-sorrel-leaves/
  6. Mint Leaves: https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/herbs-and-spices/health-benefits-of-mint.html
  7. Purslane: http://www.nutrition-and-you.com/purslane.html
  8. Parsley: http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?dbid=100&tname=foodspice
  9. Purslane: http://www.nutrition-and-you.com/purslane.html

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Raw vegan carrot cake is possible…

Raw vegan baking is a passion of mine. Raw carrot cake was a challenge.

We often think about juicing but very little time do we think about what happen to the pulp left. Well it matters.

This is still a very good fiber nutrient dense food that is able to make us thrive. Why? It is not dead food. I met Kaitlin from the #pulppantry last week during a #Netiya event and discovered her amazing products.

She makes those amazing crackers all from left from organic juiceries.

And they taste so good!!!! She gave me some pure carrot pulp flour.

It is actually one of the elements I used to make an amazing raw vegan carrot cake.

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And yes this cake is a birthday cake for my wonderful Alma. She is the reason why I can work.

Without her, I don’t know how I would handle being a mom and an entrepreneur.

It is a real dilemma to sustain a financial life when you are a mother. You can loose it super fast. This is one of the reasons I am so grateful for this wonderful woman who became part of our family.

Here is the recipe for this Raw, Vegan, Gluten free, Refined sugar free, creamy delicious Carrot cake:

For the carrot cake:
2 cup of carrot flour or 4 shredded carrots
1/2 cup of sprouted dried walnuts
1/3 cup of flax meal and 1/3 cup of psyllium husk mixed together and covered with warm water
2 tablespoon of cinnamon
1 pinch of vanilla beans
1 cup of medjool dates
1/2 cup of coconut oil
1/4 of nut milk

For the Vanilla cream:
4 cups of soaked organic cashews
1/2 teaspoon of vanilla beans
1/3 cup of coconut oil
1/4 cup of coconut cream
1/2 cup of medjool dates

To make the raw, Vegan, Gluten free, Refined sugar free, creamy delicious Carrot cake, you just mixed all the ingredients into the food processor and put inside your mold. leave it in the freezer while making the Vanilla cream.

Once the cream is done you just add the cream on top of the cake.

This is it. BTW because carrots are so sweet, well you don’t need to add much dates.

My cakes are always delicious, gourmet, nourishing.

Thank you again @pulppantry for this amazing idea and for what you do. This is just amazing!

We ate with along with it some decadent raw vegan Walnuts + Cashews truffles. They were delicious!

Bon appetit!

Vanessa
P.S : Please forgive the English mistakes I am a French mother and entrepreneur.

For further information:

The pulp pantry: http://www.pulppantry.com/
Carrots: https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/vegetable/carrots.html
Cinnamon: http://www.organicauthority.com/health/11-health-benefits-of-cinnamon.html

-Dates: http://healthbenefitsofeating.com/fruit/9-health-benefits-medjool-dates/

-Walnuts + Cashews vegan raw cacao and sprouted nuts truffle: https://www.hninagourmet.com/contact/collection.html#

 

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 Dark Chocolate vegan brownie free of refined sugar, flour and dairy. Made from dried soaked beans. A dream.

My dark chocolate vegan brownie is a must try. Using Hnina’s pure chocolate bars, it is just so delicious yet decadent. https://www.hninagourmet.com/shop-online/#bars

Today I wanted to share a recipe that I have been making a few times to make sure that it is perfect.

Finally I got to the results I was aiming for:

Raw chocolate beans brownie

Inside raw brownie made with beans

This dark chocolate brownie is made without any flour and not from canned beans.

I eat 0 processed food and the rule is the same for baking.

It takes 5 minutes to make + the soaking time which is just letting nature do its job and cooking your beans.

That’s it! Busy moms, you’ll love it:)

Raw chocolate bean brownie.

Those are the ingredients you will need:

1. 2 cup of dried beans soaked in filtered water (no fluoride or chlorine please!!!) overnight or during two days and cooked in filtered water for an hour.
2. 1/2 a cup of flax seeds flour egg and 1/3 of psyllium husk mixed together and soaked in warm water until you get the consistency of a white egg
3. Half a cup of raw chocolate or emulsifier and refined sugar free dark chocolate (I use our Hnina raw chocolate https://www.hninagourmet.com/shop-online/#bars)
4. 1/2 cup of Medjool dates
5. 1/3 of cup of coconut cream (optional)
6. 1/3 of cup of coconut oil.
7. 1 cup of your favorite tea or nut milk
8. A pinch of Vanilla beans

Rose brownie made with Hnina raw chocolate and cooked beans. Not from a can!

You just need to cook in advance your beans and let them go to room temperature. Then preheat your oven at 350 degrees.
Add all the ingredients into the food processor until you reach the consistency of a beautiful harmonized cream. You may want to taste to see if the sweetness is at your desired level.

If not, please feel free to add more dates until you are happy:)
Then place the ingredients in a mold or two depending the size of your mold. Let it cook for 45 minutes.

This dark chocolate vegan Brownie is so moist, juicy, delicious and filling.

Hnina’s pure chocolate is so good because a little bit goes a long way. And it contains no emulsifier, or palm oil. It is just the purest and the most delicious raw chocolate out there… Your kids won’t even know that they eat beans and a healthy dark chocolate.

By trying this kind of recipe, not only are you providing a delicious treat, you actually nourish your family.

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Bonne degustation et bien a vous,

Vanessa

P.S Please forgive the English mistakes as I am a French entrepreneur and mom.

For further information about health benefits:

Beans: http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=2

Psyllium huskhttp://www.myprotein.com/thezone/supplements/5-amazing-health-benefits-of-psyllium-husk/

Flax seed mealhttps://foodrevolution.org/blog/health-benefits-flaxseed/

 

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