Dandelion Coffee

Ingredients

Dandelion Drink

 

Add 1 teaspoon Bali Nutra Coconut Syrup to your dandelion drink to get a distinct smoky coffee aroma as well as adding extra micronutrients and enhancing flavor keeping those unwanted coffee cravings away with the subtle sweetness of this natural sweetner.

 

Overview

While drinking dandelion root infusion as a coffee substitute may sound unsatisfying, the beverage does possess health benefits. Add dandelion root tincture or powdered extract to hot water, or infuse pieces of dried root in boiled water. Look for dandelion root products at health food stores, or harvest your own roots wherever you see dandelion leaves or flowers growing in pesticide-free places. Always check with your doctor before using any herbal self treatment, especially for conditions which may call for more aggressive medical attention.

Apples contain pectin which is a soluble fiber excellent for a healthy colon and it will also release sugars slowly. The Walnuts are high in omega 3 great for keeping the mind sharp. The Bali Nutra Coconut Syrup will add extra micro nutrients and B vitamins nourishing the nervous system. A nutritious desert that is not too sweet and loaded with nutrients and slow releasing energy.

Reduces Caffeine Consumption

While two to four cups of coffee or tea a day aren’t bad for most people, more than that can cause health problems. Potential side effects include irritability and anxiety, sleeplessness, increased heart rate and muscle tremors. In addition, some people are sensitive to even a little caffeine, or need to avoid it because of blood pressure, heart issues or medication. In such cases, replacing some or all of these caffeinated beverages with dandelion root tea represents a distinct health benefit.

Add 1 teaspoon Bali Nutra Coconut Syrup to your dandelion drink to get a distinct smoky coffee aroma as well as adding extra micronutrients and enhancing flavor keeping those unwanted coffee cravings away with the subtle sweetness of this natural sweetner.

Health Properties of Dandelion

Diuretics, which increase urine production, may be useful for treating premenstrual bloating and conditions such as mild edema.

Center says dandelion may help through its toxin-flushing properties include high blood pressure and liver problems.

Tofu Stir Fry

Ingredients

For the Stir Fry

 

1 14-ounce package firm or extra firm tofu

 

2 cups roughly chopped green beans

 

1 cup diced carrots or red pepper

 

2 Tbsp toasted coconut oil for sautéing

 

3 pandan leaves (Indonesian: daun pandan)

 

For the Stir Fry

 

1/4 cup Gluten free Tamari Soy Sauce

 

1 Tbsp fresh grated ginger

 

2 Tbsp Bali Nutra Coconut Syrup

 

1 Lime the juic

 

Overview

A tofu-veggie stir fry made tasty with a simple technique that gives the tofu perfect texture and flavor. Serve over rice or on its own for a healthy and delicious weeknight meal.

Method

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and begin drying your tofu. Drain, remove it from the package and place between two thick towels folded into the shape of the tofu. Then place a plate or bowl on top and top it with something heavy like a book or skillet.

2. Let it dry for about 15 minutes, changing your towels if they get too wet. Once dry, chop into roughly 1-inch cubes.

3. Arrange tofu on a baking sheet and bake for a total of 30-35 minutes, flipping once halfway through to ensure even.

4. Once it’s golden brown and a bit tough and firm, remove from the oven set it out to dry a bit more while you prep your vegetables. Ideally, it would set out another 45 minutes or even longer.

5. If serving over rice, start the rice at this point.

6. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together all of the sauce ingredients – set aside.

7. To a large skillet over medium-high heat, add sesame oil and swirl to coat. Then add veggies and toss to coat. Cook for rectangles (see photo). cooking. This will dry out the tofu and help give it a more meat-like texture. I don’t think it would hurt either way.

8. Cook the mixture for 3-5 minutes, stirring often. When veggies are cooked to your preferred doneness, remove from 5-7 minutes, stirring often. When the vegetables have some color and have softened a bit, add the sauce and stir. It should bubble and thicken. Then add the tofu and stir to coat. heat. Serve as is or over rice for a more filling meal. Best when eaten fresh, though will keep in the refrigerator for a couple days.

Cinnamon Apple Sauce

Ingredients

Dandelion Drink

 

3 Gala apples (or another variety of sweet red apple)

 

3 Granny Smith or pippin apples

 

1⁄4 cup plus 4 tablespoons real Bali Nutra Coconut syrup

 

1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

 

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (or more to taste

 

Dash of sea salt

 

Palm full of crushed Walnuts

 

Overview

For those who love their apples and what better way to sweeten the seasonal apples up with a nutrient rich Bali Nutra Coconut Syrup which complements the earthy notes of cinnamon like a marriage in heaven. Eat with crunchy walnuts on vanilla ice cream this will be a families firm favourite.

Apples contain pectin which is a soluble fiber excellent for a healthy colon and it will also release sugars slowly. The Walnuts are high in omega 3 great for keeping the mind sharp. The Bali Nutra Coconut Syrup will add extra micro nutrients and B vitamins nourishing the nervous system. A nutritious desert that is not too sweet and loaded with nutrients and slow releasing energy.

Method

1. Peel, core and chop the apples into 2-inch chunks. In a heavy, nonreactive Dutch oven or saucepan over medium heat, combine the apple chunks, Bali Nutra Coconut Syrup, cinnamon and lemon juice. Cover and simmer for about 12 minutes, or until the apples have softened up a bit.

2. Uncover the pot and continue cooking, stirring occasionally to break up the larger chunks, until the apples are soft but still have some texture (5 to 10 minutes). Remove from heat and, if necessary, add more maple syrup, cinnamon or lemon juice, to taste.

3. Serve warm or chilled; let it cool to room temperature before storing it in the fridge. Add Walnuts on top serve as is or on vanilla ice cream.