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Carrot Ginger Soup

 

This is an incredibly easy soup to make and it is very filling.

Ingredients:

1 teaspoon coconut oil

6-8 carrots chopped into 1 inch pieces

1 potato chopped into 1 inch pieces

1 onion chopped

2 cloves garlic

2 cups vegetable broth

1 small piece of ginger, minced

2 tablespoons natural peanut butter

1 can coconut milk

salt & pepper to taste

fresh basil leaves, rolled and chopped

Instructions:

In a sauce pan add vegetable broth and minced ginger, bring to simmer.

In a large sauce pan add coconut oil and onion, saute for about 3-5 minutes. Add carrots and garlic cook for another 3-5 minutes. Add carrot mixture to vegetable broth and increase to medium boil for 15-20 minutes until the carrots are soft.

Add coconut milk and peanut butter to blender then add carrots with stock, blend until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste. Top with fresh basil.

 

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No Bake Chocolate Coconut Maple Cookies

My lovie wanted chocolate so I looked at a couple of different no bake recipes to get the general idea and kinda made up my own from there.

 

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No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Maple Cookies

2/3 cup Maple Syrup

Slightly less than 1/4 cup Coconut Oil

3 1/2 tablespoons unsweetened Cacao Powder

1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon

1  1/4 cup Rolled Oats

1/2 cup and 1 tablespoon Peanut Butter

1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract

In a sauce pan add maple syrup, coconut oil, cacao and cinnamon. Bring to a boil then stir constantly for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and mix in peanut butter, oats and vanilla. Add spoonful’s to cookie sheet and refrigerate for 30 minutes before consuming.