raspberry tart with chickpea coconut crust

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g;uten free tart : raspberry chickpea coconut

I have been really enjoying baking with chickpea flour over the past few weeks. It’s dense and almost nutty tasting and it blends nicely with all kinds of other flours. Yesterday we picked the last of the very deep dark ripe raspberries of the season and had to put them to work immediately so I set out to bake a gluten free dairy free tart made in the lazy crumble top fashion of old school date bars (love this 2 step technique) The dough is a blend of chickpea flour / brown rice flour / coconut / coconut oil / and cane sugar used on the bottom and again on the top with a thick layer of smooshed freshly picked berries and some coconut chips.

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And The Winners of The Edensoy Soymilks Are….

I won. I’m all atwitter with delight.

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uglicoyote and Barbara Davis Modafferi

Congratulations to both of the winners! Please be sure to private message me on Facebook with your full names and addresses that you want your soymilks shipped to.

Thank you to everyone who entered to win. And thank you for reading the Healthified Living blog and Facebook pages.

Thank you to Eden Foods for sponsoring this giveaway. It wouldn’t have happened without you!

 

Everyone have a super blessed day!  Kelly/Healthified Living

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Mint-Infused Watermelon Fizzer

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Watermelon contains approximately 91% water by weight and is a very good source of Vitamins A and C, as well as a good source of Potassium (source). These vitamins and minerals assist with various ailments including anxiety, stress, and heart and kidney disorders, in addition to helping blood pressure and eye health, boosting immunity, preventing cell damage, helping promote healthy teeth and gums, and aiding metabolism and the nervous system (source).

Also having a higher concentration of lycopene than any other fruit or vegetable, watermelon can help fight heart disease and various types of cancer (source).

Whether you are relaxing at the beach, by the pool, or simply hanging out at home, this healthy and refreshing Mint-Infused Watermelon Fizzer is perfect for a hot summer day.

Mint-Infused Watermelon Fizzer

Mint-Infused Watermelon Fizzer
Yields 6-8 servings

1 cup water
1/2 cup pure maple syrup
1 (1-ounce) package fresh mint leaves, thinly sliced
1 small seedless watermelon, approximately 6-7 inches in diameter
1 (1-liter) bottle club soda
ice

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VIDEO: Cool Off With a Vitamin-Packed Watermelon Granita

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Nothing beats the heat like shaved ice or a refreshing snow cone, that is until you feel the weight of all the corn syrup these icy treats contain. Skip the artificially flavored treats and make our all-natural watermelon granita instead. You only need five ingredients to do so, and…
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Original Edensoy Extra Soymilk Review & Giveaway Announcement

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*****THIS CONTEST HAS ENDED******

On my trip to the Eden Store, I purchased 3 different kinds of their soy milks. I am really impressed by the way that they make their soy milk, and they are the ONLY company whose soy milks I will even purchase. They do not use the toxic chemical hexane to process their soy milk with, as all other companies (to my knowledge) do. They also use an older method that takes more time to make their soy milks with, which is what proves to me that they truly care about their consumers, and the end result of their products. That’s very hard to find in a business, in today’s day and age!

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The Original Edensoy Extra was my favorite out of all 3. I used it in cereal, for drinking straight up, and for making smoothies. I like that it has way less sugar in…

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Puy Lentils, Sweet Potato & Pomegranate Bake

Lentils have become a real staple in our house.  From red lentils to green lentils and now to puy lentils!  But what has been so amazing about these cute lookin’ discs, is that my 6 year old LOVES them!  In fact, he loves them so much that he practically asks for them every night.  So, we’ve had to get really creative in the ‘lentils’ department to make the dishes fun (and tasty) for all 6 of us!  And this is how and why this particular ‘bake’ was born.  For those of you who sometimes wonder or get asked – like I do – where you get your protein from other than the meat slogan that’s force fed to us, well – this little legume is your answer because…… Lentils have a higher protein content than beef! No joke.

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Lentils may be small but they are a huge player in the legume…

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