I do believe in mystical mushrooms and more…. one of those more is chocolate. Unlike my favorite herb for depression and insomnia, Valerian, which smells like “don’t go near it,” chocolate smells good and makes you feel good like “do go near it!”
Well chocolate usually has lots of sugar, which is incredibly bad for you so here is my favorite recipe… skip the raisins and it is even lower carb.
1 bar of baker’s sugar free chocolate
4 rounded tablespoons of Trader Joe’s Organic peanut butter
3 tablespoons of coconut oil (more for softer chocolate)
2 heaping tablespoons of Caco Powder (Navitas brand)
1 full baby teaspoon of Pure Stevia (no fillers) … to taste
1 tablespoon of Bourbon Vanilla (Trader Joe’s)
2 handfuls of organic raisins
2 handfuls of almonds (raw)
1 handful of salted roasted peanuts
Preparation: melt the chocolate in a Pyrex dish at low to medium heat. Add the peanut butter and the coconut oil. When melted lower the heat and add the Vanilla and Stevia stirring well. The add the Cacao powder and mix again. Finally add the almonds, raisins and peanuts, mixing it all well.
Put this in the fridge until it gets hard and keep it there. Cut and serve when desired.
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Have you ever had a craving for Dark Chocolate but wanted to stay on your diet? Here is the answer to your dream of having both. This recipe takes about 10 minutes to make and everyone will love it! Dr J’s Low Carb Chocolate:
6 Squares of bakers chocolate – unsweetened
3/4 stick of organic butter
Stevia (natural sweetener)
Xylitol (natural sweetener)
Place the chocolate in a glass baking dish lining the bottom of the dish with the squares. Put it over a very low fire to slowly melt the chocolate. When it is 1/2 melted, add the butter cut into small squares to melt quickly. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon of Stevia pure white powder. Add 4 tablespoons of Xylitol. Finally mix in 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla. Stir the mix and then place it in the freezer for about 1/2 hour. That’s all there is to it!
For fun, you can add Almonds, small amounts of raisins (high in carbs!), and I like to substitute peanut butter for butter and make a peanut dark chocolate. This will help you stay on a low carb diet and not miss the occasional chocolate fix!
This is one of my favorite recipes. It is a healthier dessert that everyone loves. I have been asked so many times for this recipe that I finally decided to publish it on my site so I don’t have to retype it. It was originally given to me by Andrea Candee, a master herbalist in S. Salem NY.
Chocolate Avocado Mousse
Can be made a couple of days ahead.
3 Medium Avocados, peeled and diced
1/2 cup of cocoa powder (or carob powder)
Stevia with a little Zylitol (some people like Agave Syrup, I think it is too high in carbs)
1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
Zest of one orange (Optional)
1/16 teaspoon salt (optional)
1 pint of Raspberries or fresh cantaloupe cut into small cubes
In a food processor puree avocados, cocoa powder and sweetener of choice. Add vanilla extract, orange and salt. Place in container in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Serve in dessert glasses and garnish with banana slices.
Here is the fun part. Never tell your guests what it is made of and they will never guess! But let them try!
As a holistic doctor, I recommend a Paleo like diet, and here is why: Humans have lived in a primitive conditions, where they ate a Paleo diet, for at least nearly 4 million years. Four million years ago is believed to be when the first cavemen appeared. It is therefore very likely we evolved to eat basic whole foods such as meat, fish, chicken and vegetables. Grains were not common as it took civilization to cultivate and grow enough grains to create bread and other grain products. So why am I promoting a bread? Well, I did say “Paleo Like”diet. Having some grains in your diet, especially whole grains, low carb ones, in small quantities, is probably tolerable for many people. If you believe this and would like to have some bread in your diet, this may be the best choice. I love to have a hamburger now and then as part of my diet and good healthier breads like the one below make it possible. I use only grass fed beef and pickles that are fermented, not vinegar pickles. So lets talk about a bread that is good tasting and make by people who really care about quality and your health, the Julian bakery. I give them 5 Stars for ethics and quality!
Need a low carb, gluten free, dairy free, yeast free, sugar free bread? How about one that tastes good, and has rave reviews? Well here is a source for one and take the time to read the ingredients because it is some of the best you will find anywhere!
Check out these great ingredients! Purity Bread is made with the highest quality ingredients on the market today that include freshly ground raw buckwheat, millet, freshly ground flax seed for maximum nutrition and short grain brown rice from the central delta of Ethiopia, combined with white and brown Teff to provide high fiber protein and good quality carbohydrates. It also has 13 sprouted, ground beans for even more protein, lentils, garbonzo beans, onion, sea salt and guar gum.