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Almond Butter Cookies

Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cookies

1 cup raw almond butter
½ cup almond flour
1/3 cup maple syrup
1 egg
1 Tablespoon vanilla
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon baking powder
½ cup dark chocolate, broken into pieces (at least 70% cocoa)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Place all ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth. Chill dough for 20 minutes. Roll 2 Tablespoons of dough into balls and place on parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes.

Recipe courtesy of Dr. Josh Axe (

Raw Apple Crisp

Raw Apple Crisp

8 apples, peeled and chopped
1 cup raisins, soaked and drained
2 teaspoons cinnamon, divided
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
2 cup walnuts
1 cup pitted dates
1/8 teaspoon sea salt

Place 2 apples, raisins, 1 teaspoon cinnamon and nutmeg in a food processor and process until smooth. Toss remaining chopped apples with lemon juice in a large bowl. Pour apple-raisin puree over apples and mix well. Spoon mixture into a medium size baking dish and set aside.

Crumble Directions:
Pulse walnuts, dates, 1 teaspoon cinnamon and sea salt in a food processor until coarsely ground. Be careful not to over mix. Sprinkle mixture over apples and press down lightly with your hands. Serve immediately or let sit for a few hours for the flavor to marinate.

Recipe courtesy of Dr. Josh Axe (

Brownie Delights

Brownie Delights

1 can rinsed black beans
3 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 Tablespoon Garden of Life extra virgin coconut oil
10 drops of liquid stevia OR 3 pitted Medjool dates
¼ cup unsweetened almond milk
2 Tablespoons chia seeds
3 scoops Garden of Life Chocolate RAW Protein Powder

Add all of these ingredients in the food processor and blend until smooth. You may need to add in a bit more almond milk to smooth out if you are eating it raw. Smooth into a non-stick pan and bake at 350 for 20 minutes. Wait until they cool and cut into bars and wrap up for a yummy, guilt-free treat!

Recipe courtesy of Garden of Life-sponsored athlete Erin Moubray 


This information is intended for educational and informational purposes only. It should not be used in place of an individual consultation or examination or replace the advice of your health care professional and should not be relied upon to determine diagnosis or course of treatment.

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