Raw Yummy Christmas Nuggets Recipe

xmas ballsRaw food is all the rage with people who actively work to have the best possible health. I get the concept, that cooking destroys the goodness in most food, but I don’t eat an all raw diet. This may be one of the few things that I’m actually moderate about. I’m not by nature a moderate person, I enjoy extremes. But when it comes to food I like warm at least. It’s too cold here in New Zealand. The weather is raw enough. Having said that I’ve come up with a fantastic raw recipe for the holiday season. I wanted something that didn’t have too many exotic ingredients, had the traditional spices of the holiday season and was relatively easy to make. The only exotic is the coconut flour, available at health food stores or online. Don’t use regular flour. If you want you can try oats ground up, that might work.

What you need

Juice of one orange which comes out usually about 2/3 of a cup or 100 ml

2 tsp cinnamon

¼ tsp cardamon

½ tsp ground cloves

½ tsp nutmeg

½ tsp grated orange rind

1 cup of pitted dates

¾ cup coarsely ground almonds

½ cup coconut flour

What to do

Combine all the spices, orange rind, the juice and the dates in a food processor until a smooth paste forms. Add ½ cup of the ground almonds and the coconut flour and pulse to incorporate until it all sticks together. It will be pretty stiff. Put it into a bowl and mush it around if it still needs mixing to incorporate all the bits. Put the last ¼ cup of ground almonds on a plate. Now make little balls of the date mix and roll them around to cover them in the ground almonds. Done. Yum. Serve and accept the applause.

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Have a yummy, fun, loving holiday season.

 

 

One thought on “Raw Yummy Christmas Nuggets Recipe

  1. Morag Stokes

    Yum. Might have a go at this as part of my contribution to the Christmas fare. Is this your own recipe Catherine? Must say, I’ve never heard of coconut flour and am trying to figure out how it is made. Not enjoying hearing the weather forecast for the Christmas period which is blasting from the TV in the background as I type. Nice to see you doing a BLOG. I’ve thought about one too, but in reality it would be a once every six months kind of blog, attracting a minimal audience. Keep up the good work – you may well inspire folks like me to live a healthier life!

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