Walnut Butter

Back during Brunch Week, I was given a large bag of delicious, raw walnuts.  Having some leftover after toasting them for my Pear Sundae, I decided to make some delicious walnut butter.

Homemade Walnut Butter Recipe | Amanda's ApronI smeared this nutty butter on fruit crisp crackers and sprinkled some cinnamon on top.  It was delicious!  More dense than peanut butter, walnut butter is a great addition to any foodie’s pantry.  It is mellow and smooth and is complimented by different add-ins.

Walnut Butter Recipe yields one cup
1C fresh, raw walnuts
1-1.5T walnut oil
1-2T brown rice syrup
dash of salt

Red, White, and Blueberry Bread

In honor of the 4th of July, I have another healthy recipe for you.  I really love quick breads, and this one is amazing!  It is full of berries, coconut, and….you’d never guess…zucchini!  Did I mention that it is vegan and gluten-free?  This is practically the perfect recipe!

Red, White, and Blueberry Bread Recipe | Amanda's ApronOk, I’ll admit it.  My bread isn’t as white as it could be, but I experimented with coconut sugar and loved how it turned out.  If you want a more true white color to the bread, feel free to use white sugar.  If you don’t need to worry about gluten, feel free to use all purpose flour, too.

Sunrise Juice

I promise! I am not becoming a juice blog!  You just have to remember I didn’t eat anything for two weeks, so juice recipes were all I had to hold onto!

Sunrise Juice recipe from http://amandasapron.com

This juice is delicious!  I cannot even rave enough.  This lovely orange jewel is refreshing, and a natural energy boost for the morning.

Fresh Delicious Raw Vegan Juice Recipe

This juice is also great for those who are new to juicing.  There is nothing yucky or weird about this juice, like some raw juice recipes.  It is, however, full of natural sugar so if you’re watching your sugar intake throw in 3 cups of spinach.  Spinach is great to juice because you get lots of vitamins, but the taste isn’t overpowering.

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