Apricot Almond Bites

This is another variation of my dried fruit-based sweet treats. I have created several varieties, using different types of dried fruits as the base. They are full of nutrition and sure to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings–guilt free! Ingredients 1 cup (moist) dried apricots, roughly chopped 6 tablespoons almond butter ¼ cup dried unsweetened shredded coconut…

Cabbage Apple Citrus Salad with Walnuts & Raisins

This is a variation of my Autumn Slaw recipe. In this dish, as well as in the original, there is no added sugar, salt or oil. Instead of fresh orange juice, I use one of the new vinegars we now carry at Mother Earth’s  Storehouse, tangerine balsamic. It blends quite well with the fresh lemon…

Cashew Coconut Bites

This is a very simple healthy dessert recipe. It is one of my dried fruit-based desserts, made with all healthy ingredients and no empty calories. People really enjoy this little sweet treat–and moms were happy to give it to their kids! Ingredients 1 cup medjool dates (or other moist date), roughly chopped ½ cup toasted chopped…

Cinnamon-Spiced Granola Bars

I definitely have a sweet tooth and I do enjoy sweet treats, so I have created some dessert/snack recipes made with all healthy ingredients; no empty calories. This is one of those recipes that can be varied. If you have only one type of nut or seed, that is fine. At work I have access to…

Nutty Delights

Sweet treats can be made with healthy ingredients and without added processed sugars. Dried fruit is a great natural sweetener and works well in many dessert recipes. Medjool dates (very soft and moist), organic dates, walnuts, and rolled oats are all on sale at Mother Earth’s this month! Ingredients ½ cup dates (the moister, the…

Apricot Almond Bites

Sweet treats can be made with healthy ingredients and without added processed sugars. Dried fruit is a great natural sweetener and works well in many dessert recipes. Ingredients ½ cup moist, dried apricots 3 Tbs. Almond butter 2 Tbs. Unsweetened shredded coconut 1/8 cup almonds—chopped 1/8 cup walnuts—chopped Add apricots to a food processor—fitted with…