“Calm Brain Tonic”
(builds JING, has L-dopa, supports eyes, hearing)
Makes 4 x 1 cup servings
1 cup of strong reishi-ashwagangha tea
2 cups of pumpkin seed milk*
*(soak 1/3 cup seeds overnight, drain, blend w/ spring water as desired)
6-8 oz. coconut water, 2 tbsp. lecithin granules, 2 tblsp. raw
cacao powder, 1 tbsp. coconut butter, 1 tsp. vanilla bean powder or extract. 1 tsp. mucuna powder
3 dates, 6 drops of liquid stevia, sea salt to taste.
Blend solids with small amount of liquid, then add the rest of the liquid.
CACAO FIREBALLS (makes 25)
- ½ cup almond flour
- ½ cup coconut crystals (low glycemic sugar)
- ¼ cup raw cacao powder (plain cocoa is an option)
- ¼ cup virgin coconut oil
- ½ tsp cinnamon & ¼ tsp nutmeg
- ¼ tsp celtic salt & ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
- ½ tsp orange extract & ½ tsp almond extract
- 2 drops of liquid stevia extract
- 1 tbsp raw almond butter
- 2 or 3 tbsp coconut flour (powder) or ground nuts, etc.
Mix well in a medium bowl: almond flour, cacao powder, cayenne powder, cinnamon, nutmeg & salt and set aside. In a small metal cup or pan melt coconut oil on low heat, then add the stevia, almond & orange extracts and stir well. Into this add the coconut sugar, stir well, then stir in 1 tbsp of almond butter. Add this to the flour mix and incorporate till smooth. Using a teaspoon, scoop out and compress into a semi marble shape then drop into a small square container with a few tbsp of coconut flour and shake vigorously back & forth till coated & round. Place on a flat surface, freeze 10 minutes. Store in frig in an airtight container & serve cold.
Options: If substituting coconut flour for the almond flour, add 2 tbsp of any nut butter. Forming a ball will be challenging but it can be done if you compress it tightly.