dessert

Cherimoya


Fresh Sun Ripened Cherimoya — ice cream and/or custard

The delicious cherimoya fruit has been nicknamed the ice cream fruit for its creamy, sweet, custardy flesh that, when ripe and without added sweeteners, tastes just like ice cream.

You can make this recipe and enjoy it in two delicious ways …

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2 cups organic ripe cherimoya flesh (discard skin and seeds)
1 inch organic vanilla bean

optional: 1/4 cup organic coconut cream


Blend the cherimoya flesh and vanilla bean in a high speed blender (like Vitamix) until all becomes smooth and creamy. Optionally, add the coconut cream.

Serve at room temperature as a custard or freeze for 4 hours and scoop as ice cream.

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Raw Custard

Raw Custard

Here is a treat that you can have at any time of the day and is very easy to prepare.

2 cups organic jackfruit
1/2 cup organic Thai young coconut or coconut cream
1 inch organic vanilla bean

optional:

a drop of organic lemon essential oil for internal use

Blend everything in a high speed blender (like Vitamix) until smooth and silky. Decorate as you like and enjoy at room temperature or chilled.

Raffaello Lemon Bonbons

Raffaello Lemon Bonbons (gluten free, nut free, seed free and vegan)

This is a delicious and healthy alternative treat made without nuts or seeds. It can be enjoyed as an energy boost throughout the day.

1 cup raw unsweetened organic coconut flakes
1 inch organic Madagascar whole vanilla bean
1/8 teaspoon Himalayan salt
1 teaspoon organic lemon zest
1 tablespoon organic cold pressed coconut oil, melted
organic Kal stevia to taste
1-2 teaspoons mineral water

Blend everything in a high speed blender (like Vitamix) until you obtain a paste. Don't over blend. Form into tiny balls with your hands and place in the refrigerator for about 4 hours to set.

Tropical Pudding

Tropical Pudding (gluten free, dairy free and sugar free)

A delicious raw pudding with fresh organic papaya, mango and young coconut that is easy to make and delightful to eat.

Just make sure you use only organic papaya and save the seeds to eat since their health benefits are numerous.

1 cup organic young coconut meat
2 tablespoons organic chia seeds
1/4 teaspoon organic lemon zest
filtered/spring water

1 cup organic mango
1/2 cup organic papaya
1 inch organic whole vanilla bean
fresh grated organic Ceylon cinnamon

Open the coconut using Dr. Garcia's video as a guide.

coconut pudding: blend in a high speed blender (like Vitamix) the young coconut meat with a little bit of filtered or spring water until it becomes silky and creamy. Mix in the chia seeds and lemon zest and let it rest for 20 minutes.

mango and papaya pudding: meanwhile, blend in a high speed blender the mango and papaya with the vanilla bean and cinnamon.

Assemble the tropical pudding in layers - one scoop of coconut pudding then scoop one of mango and papaya pudding until done.

Enjoy at room temperature.

Watermelon Cake

Easy Watermelon Cake

Looking for a raw dessert that can be prepared fast and easy? Try this Watermelon cake and decorate it with your favorite fruits.

1 organic watermelon
1 organic kiwi
organic strawberries and blueberries

Optional:

organic mango sliced thin
organic cantaloupe

to make "candles" use a natural unscented toothpick and some organic grapes

Remove both tops of the watermelon as evenly as possible and cut off the green rind.

Decorate it as you like. Serve at room temperature and enjoy.

French Crepes

Raw French Crepes (gluten free, dairy free ,egg free, grain free, nut free and seed free)

Serve these delicious crepes with your favorite fruit and/or filled with raw coconut cream.

4 organic bananas
1 teaspoon fresh ground organic Ceylon Cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon fresh ground nutmeg
3 whole organic cloves
1 teaspoon organic lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon Himalayan salt

Blend everything well in a high speed blender (like Vitamix). Spread on a non-stick Teflex dehydrator sheet.. Make sure you spread mixture evenly so it dries evenly. Dehydrate at 105F for twelve hours - flip to the other side for the last hour.

Coconut Bark

Raw Coconut Bark

Try this healthy treat that is super easy and quick to make. All you need is a high speed blender and a silicon mold. There seems to be a perfect blend between coconut and pineapple - a marriage in heaven. The flavors complete each other and the creaminess of coconut brings the sweet taste of pineapple to a whole new level.

1/2 cup organic fresh pineapple
1 cup organic coconut butter or coconut manna
1 inch organic whole vanilla bean
pinch of Celtic sea salt

Blend everything in a high speed blender (like Vitamix) until all is smooth and creamy.

Pour into a silicon mold and allow to cool in the fridge or freezer.

When all is solid, take out it of the mold and enjoy it.

Chocolate Banana Wraps

Chocolate Banana Wraps

A simple five ingredient recipe that is very versatile. Just sprinkle it with some nuts, add your favorite fruit or some delicious cream or enjoy it by itself. This travels well and keeps for a long time.

4 organic bananas
2 tablespoons organic flax seeds, fresh ground
2 tablespoons organic raw cacao powder
2 teaspoons organic lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon Himalayan salt

Blend everything in a high speed blender (like Vitamix) until well combined. Spread on a non-stick teflex sheet of a dehydrator. Make sure you spread evenly so it dries evenly. Dehydrate at 105F for 12 hours - flip to the other side for the last hour.

Store in a glass air tight container - but it won’t last long!

Superfoods Ice Cream

Superfoods Ice Cream (dairy free, sugar free) no churn

Enjoy summer with a delightful, healing and nourishing treat. Real food gives the unicorn colors and the pure delicate flavor of essential oils provide the healthy aroma. You need a high speed blender (like Vitamix) and a freezer safe glass dish with a cover.

2 cups organic macadamia nuts, soaked over night and rinsed well
1 cup filtered water
1/2 whole organic vanilla bean
organic stevia to taste
1/8 teaspoon Himalayan salt

for colors:

Green: 1/8 teaspoon organic Hawaiian spirulina, 1 drop organic peppermint essential oil for internal use

Yellow: 1/8 teaspoon organic turmeric powder, 1 drop organic lemon essential oil for internal use

Purple: 1/4 teaspoon wild organic blueberries

Blend the Ice cream in a high speed blender (like Vitamix) until everything is smooth and creamy.  Add more water if necessary and adjust stevia to taste.

Mix each of the three colors well in three separate three bowls.

Line the ice cream glass container with unbleached parchment paper.  Pour the ice cream into the glass container and use a spoon start to swirl in the colors and make any design you wish.

Cover the ice cream tightly and place in the freezer until frozen. Enjoy as it’s delicious and packed with many health benefits.

Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler in a Bowl (raw, gluten free and dairy free)

This recipe couldn’t be more simple - just two ingredients but packed with the most delightful flavors.  Source the best ingredients and you will be amazed with a most buttery, flavorful combination.  Try to get organic peaches direct from the farm, fully ripened in the sun with a fragrant smell and unique peach aroma.

Also, try to use shelled organic walnuts.  Crack them fresh to preserve the nutrients and flavor.  Walnuts soaked overnight are easier to digest and enhance the silky buttery texture of this peach cobbler.  

2 fresh organic sun ripened peaches
1/2 cup organic walnuts soaked overnight*

Blend everything very well in a high speed blender (like Vitamix) and serve at room temperature. Garnish with peach slices and take a moment and enjoy this delicious natural treat.

soak the walnuts for 20 minutes in filtered or spring water with one teaspoon of 3% food grade hydrogen peroxide then rinse well.  Cover the walnuts in fresh water and let sit overnight.  Rinse and drain well in the morning.  

Pitaya Custard Pudding

Silky Pitaya Custard Pudding (raw, gluten free, dairy free, egg free and sugar free)

Whether you’re hosting an elegant dinner party or simply seeking the perfect summer dessert, this easy recipe will delight the taste buds and enchant the eyes with its rich magenta color. The secret ingredient is Pitaya (Dragon) fruit - a super-fruit prized in many cultures for hundreds of years.

1 cup organic Dragon Fruit pulp
1 organic fresh young coconut meat*
  (preserve the organic coconut water)
1 inch organic vanilla bean
2 organic cardamom pods, seeds removed and crushed to a fine powder
1/2 teaspoon organic lemon zest
organic Kal stevia to taste

Blend everything in a high speed blender (like Viftamix) for five  minutes or until everything becomes very silky and smooth. Add some of the coconut water if necessary.

Serve in a nice glass or crystal bowl. The pudding can be layered into trifles, topped with fresh berries or enjoyed on its own.

* watch Dr Garcia’s video how to open a young coconut

Keto Bonbons

Keto Bonbons (raw and sugar free, dairy free and gluten free)

Looking for an easy to make treat that will nourish you and delight your taste buds at the same time? Try these raw bonbons that you can make in a few minutes and keep in your refrigerator to enjoy for up to one week.

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2 cups organic sprouted heirloom almond flour *
1.5 cup organic coconut shredded **
2 inch organic vanilla bean
2 tablespoons organic cold pressed coconut oil
1/2 teaspoon Celtic salt
organic Kal Stevia powder to taste

First blend everything in a food processor but the coconut oil.  Add the coconut oil, add stevia to taste and form small balls with your hands.  Place in the refrigerator for 6 hours.  Transfer to a covered, air tight glass container and enjoy throughout the week.

* make your own almond flour by sprouting organic heirloom almonds - dehydrate the sprouted almonds at 105F in a dehydrator after removing the skins

** make your own shredded coconut by dehydrating fresh mature brown coconuts at 105F in a dehydrator

Minty Ice Cream Bonbons

Minty Ice Cream Bonbons

The texture and flavor of this dessert is absolutely divine. It is made with a perfect combination of some very healthy ingredients. And it is simple enough to make to insure it will become a regular summer dessert.

1 cup organic coconut manna
1 cup spring or filtered water
1 or 2 drops organic peppermint oil for internal use
1/8 teaspoon Hawaiian Spirulina
organic Stevia to taste

Blend everything in a high speed blender (like Vitamix). Pour into nontoxic silicon molds and freeze for five hours. Carefully remove the bonbons from the molds and store in the freezer in a freezer-safe glass container. They won’t last long!

Watermelon Popsicles

Homemade Watermelon Popsicles

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Delicious and flavorful popsicles easily made from real organic food are a wonderful treat on hot summer days.

3 cups organic watermelon
1 cup organic hibiscus tea
1 cup organic wild strawberries
1 inch organic vanilla bean

Blend well all the ingredients in a high speed blender (like Vitamix). Pour in a stainless steel popsicle mold and use real organic wood popsicle sticks. Place inside the freezer until frozen solid.

No Churn Mango Ice Cream

Homemade No Churn Mango Ice Cream (vegan, dairy free, sugar free, gluten free and nut/seed free)

Here is a treat that is delectable and very easy to make at home even if you do not have an ice cream maker. You make this delicious no churn Ice cream by blending fats to give a creamy texture.

2 organic mangoes, peeled and cut
4 cups organic coconut milk (recipe on website)
1 cup organic coconut cream
2 tablespoons organic coconut butter
1 inch organic vanilla bean
1/2 teaspoon organic freshly ground cardamom seeds
1/4 cup organic lemon juice

optional: organic Stevia to taste

Blend everything in a high speed blender (like Vitamix) until smooth. Put in a tightly covered, freezer safe glass container in the freezer until completely frozen. Scoop with an ice cream scooper and enjoy right away.

Creamy Nourishing Halvah

Halvah is a traditional Middle Easter sesame dessert that’s not too sweet and is slightly dry and chewy. This recipe gives traditional halvah with a delectable creamy flavor that we are sure you’ll savor. You can cut it in squares and wrap it individually - just don’t let it get too warm and soft. Did you know that sesame seeds are high in copper, zinc, calcium, magnesium, manganese, potassium, iron and fiber? This delicious dessert will fortify your body.

2 cups organic raw whole sesame seeds, light color*
6 tablespoons organic raw coconut manna
1 cup organic raw macadamia nuts**
1 organic vanilla bean, cut in pieces
1 teaspoon Himalayan salt
2 tablespoons filtered water
organic Kal stevia to taste

optional: organic sugar free, gluten free chocolate chips to decorate

Grind the sesame seeds and macadamia nuts in a high speed blender (like Vitamix). Add the rest of the ingredients and process until they form a dough. Place it in a glass pan covered with unbleached parchment paper. Decorate with chocolate chips if you choose and refrigerate until it becomes hard. Cut with a sharp knife into small pieces and enjoy.

* wash the sesame seeds in 1 teaspoon of food grade 3% hydrogen peroxide and water for 20 minutes. Then rinse and soak for 8 hours In filtered water. Dehydrate for about 12 hours at 105F until all the seeds are dry. This washing and soaking process eliminates the bitter flavor.

** wash the macadamia nuts in 1 teaspoon of food grade 3% hydrogen peroxide and water for 20 minutes. Then rinse and soak for 8 hours in filtered water. Rinse again before use.

Creamy Vanilla Raw Pudding

A healthy, sweet delight that can be made in just few minutes with little advance preparation. The texture of this pudding is exactly that of a light, silky and creamy conventional pudding but without any bad additives. It’s a favorite for both adults and kids and is vegan, sugar free and gluten free. 

1 organic zucchini, peeled and chopped
1 cup organic raw macadamia nuts, soaked for 8 hours in water and well rinsed and drained
2 tablespoons organic psyllium husk
3/4 cup spring or filtered water
pinch of Himalayan salt
2 inch organic high quality fresh vanilla bean*
organic stevia to taste

Blend all the ingredients in a high speed blender (like Vitamix) until very creamy. Let it rest for 5 minutes (the psyllium husk takes few minutes to thicken). Blend again for one more minute. Serve in a bowl along with fresh fruits or by itself.

* there appears to be a world wide shortage of vanilla beans so the prices are up this year. A fresh, high quality vanilla bean will give this dessert a most delightful flavor. It's a treat!

Key Lime Pudding

Key Lime Pudding (Raw, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Sugar Free, Vegan)

A super easy pudding that is both refreshing and delicious and packed with healthy fats and made in just 2 minutes.

1/2 cup organic lemon, juiced
1//2 cup organic lime, juiced
1/2 cup organic young coconut meat
2 organic beautiful ripe avocados
2 organic beautiful ripe bananas
1 teaspoon finely grated organic lemon zest
1 teaspoon finely grated organic lime zest
a pinch of Celtic sea salt
organic Stevia to taste

optional topping: organic coconut flakes

Blend everything in a high speed blender (like Vitamix) until smooth. Top with crispy organic coconut flakes and enjoy.

No Bake Mint Silky Fudge

When you think about fudge you think about perfect creamy texture - a delightful, silky combination that melts in your mouth and teases your taste buds. But do you think about a smooth, creamy and nutritious fudge? This healthy fudge is packed with healthy fats and is naturally gluten free, dairy free, sugar free, vegan and paleo.

1 organic avocado, peeled and pit removed
1 cup organic steamed Hannah white sweet potato
2 tablespoons organic lemon, juiced
1/3 cup organic coconut oil, melted
1/3 cup organic coconut butter, softened
1 drop Vitality peppermint essential oil
1 inch organic vanilla bean
organic stevia to taste

Blend everything in a high speed blender (like Vitamix) until smooth. Place in a dish and refrigerate overnight to set.

Wild Berries and Homemade Vegan Whipped Cream

Divine! Absolutely the most satisfying and flavorful dessert that you can make in less than three minutes. Wild berries are less sweet and possess a unique and wonderfuly distinct flavor.

a variety of wild berries*

Vegan Whipped Cream:

1 fresh young organic coconut meat
1-2 drops organic lemon essential oil for internal use
2 tablespoons organic cold pressed virgin coconut oil
1 teaspoon fresh organic lemon juice
1 inch organic vanilla bean
organic stevia to taste
2 tablespoons spring or filtered water

Blend all the ingredients (except berries) in a high speed blender (like Vitamix) until the cream becomes smooth and silky. Blend one more minute to emulsify it.

Arrange the wild berries in a bowl and drizzle with the Vegan Whipped Cream and enjoy!

* try really wild berries from the wilderness, not those grown on a farm. Wild berries are free of pesticide sprays, significantly greater in antioxidant levels and very fragrant.