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Yummy Vegan Vanilla Cashew Maca Cream

Vanille-Cashew-Cream

This was an instant creation and it was just perfect!

Ingredient

  • 8 dates
  • 1 heaped tbsp cashewbutter
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • half ripe avocado
  • ¼ tsp. vanilla
  • 1-2 dl water
  • kardamom optional
  • 1-2 tsp maca

Instructions

Blend all ingredients in a strong blender until smooth. Put the cream in bowls and sprinkle with some vanilla powder or shredded cashew nuts or cedar nuts.

 

Vegan Overnight Oats (Gluten free options: Millet or Quinoa flakes)

Vegan Overnight Oats are the busy person’s breakfast secret weapon, since they take just a couple minutes to make at night before bed. When you mix together rolled oats, chia seeds, and almond milk, the chia seeds absorb the milk and the oats soften, creating an effortless no cook porridge. Place it in the kitchen counter and forget about it until morning, when you’ll wake up to creamy bowl of oats that’s just perfect any time of the year. Soaking oats increases its digestibility. The same goes for superfood powders. If you soak them overnight in liquid and then add the other ingredients for a smoothie, for e.g., your body will be able to absorb the nutrients much more easily, so you are taking more advantage of the super nutrients of these powders. Please see our blog article “Are you getting the most out of your superfoods and herbs?“ for a more detailed explanation of how soaking helps increase assimilation of the nutrients.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats or millet/quinoa flakes
  • 3/4 cup almond or rice milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla powder or cardamom powder
  • 1 Tbsp Coconut sugar

 Suggested Toppings:

  • Fresh fruit
  • Coconut flakes
  • Honey
  • Grated raw cacao paste or cacao nibs

Directions:

In a small bowl or jar, stir the chia seeds, coconut sugar and the almond/rice milk with the cinnamon, vanilla and cardamom until combined.

Cover and keep it in the kitchen counter overnight, or a minimum of 2 hours.

In the morning, stir the oat mixture to combine. If your Vegan Overnight Oats have a runny consistency even after they soak, simply stir in an additional 1 tablespoon chia seeds and place the mixture back in the fridge until it has thickened up. If the oat mixture is too thick, simply add a splash of milk and stir to combine.

Add your favourite toppings and enjoy and delicious super healthy and easily digestible breakfast!

Goji Lemonade

Put a handful of Goji berries in a glass of water and let them soak for some minutes up to one hour. Sieve them. Add the juice of half a lemon and ½ tsp. of raw honey to the Goji water.

Use the Goji water also to drink like that or as base for smoothies. It’s a very hydrating drink.

You can use the soaked Goji berries for other recipes.

 

Macuccino (Video)

The Macuccino resembles a bit of a Capuccino, but uses raw Maca powder and almond butter instead of coffee and cows milk.

Put about a tablespoon of Maca powder and Almond butter in a mixer, add a pinch of Cinnamon or Cardamom, plus about a tablespoon of a sweetener of your taste, like Yacon or Agave syrup (also Xylitol or Maple syrup is possible). Add 2.5 dl of cold or warm water. Mix all ingredients in the mixer until the liquid is creamy and foamy. Pour into two cups and enjoy!

Camunade

Put in a glass of water (still or with gas) half a tsp. of Camu Camu and a sweetener to your taste (e.g. Agave or Yacon syrup). Mix it.

Sweet Green Juice

Make a juice with apples, pears, carrots, fresh ginger and lemon. Mix in a tsp. of wheat grass or barley grass powder. Enjoy the green energy.

BioSamara‘s Pesto with hulled hemp seeds/cedar nuts

  • 2 bunches of  Basil, finely choped
  • 1 to 2 gloves of garlic, pressed
  • 5 tbsp. hulled hemp seeds and/or cedar nuts
  • Sea salt, pepper or cayenne pepper, to your taste
  • 1 to 2 dl olive oil
  •  1 to 3 tbsp. hemp oil

Mix all ingredients in bowl and let them marinate for half an hour.

Energy balls

  • 1 cup almond puree
  • ¼ cup hulled hemp seeds
  • ¼ cup Lucuma powder
  • 1 pinch of vanilla powder
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom und ginger

 Mix all ingredients by hand and form balls. Roll the balls in hulled hemp seeds or carob powder.

BioSamara’s raw cacao pralinés

  • 1 cup raw cacao powder (or freshly ground cacao beans or nibs)
  • 1 cup raw agave syrup (you can also use a bit of stevia or xylitol and then reduce the amount of agave)
  • 1 cup raw carob powder
  • ½ cup raw coconut oil
  • 1 cup raw cashews, ground
  • 1 tbsp. superfood of your choice (e.g. maca, spirulina, suma)
  • ½ tsp. Spices (e.g. cinnamon, cardamom, vanilla)

Warm the coconut oil lightly (not above 42° C / hand warm) in a pan.

Add all other ingredients and mix them well. Let cool down the mixture so it hardens a bit. Form balls with the help of teaspoon and keep the balls in the fridge for a while.

Take the balls out of the fridge 15 minutes before serving.

Maca-Camu Camu-squares/balls

Use a strong kitchen machine, mixer or a Champion juicer to prepare these dried fruits sweets.

  • 150g walnuts, ground
  • 125g dried apricots, blend them, adding few water if needed.
  • 125g raisins
  • 1tsp. cinnamon
  • 1tbsp. maca powder
  • 1tsp Camu Camu powder

Mix all ingredients well until the mixture is smooth. Then you pour the mixture on a backing paper. Spread until it is 1cm thick and cut it into squares or roll it into balls. These you can keep in the fridge. To preserve them for longer, dehydrate them in a dehydrator or in the oven at 40°C.

 

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