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Issue 81: Healthy Holiday Treats

Quick Sprouted Apple Crisp      
Yield: 4 servings

4 medium baking apples
1 oz. purified water
2/3 cup Ezekiel 4:9 sprouted cereal
1 Tbsp. butter
2 Tbsp. honey, separated

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Peel, core and chop the apples. Place apples in medium-sized pot with water and butter. Cover and cook on medium heat for 15 minutes until apples can be mashed with a fork to the consistency of apple sauce. Stir in 1 Tbsp. of honey. Pour mixture into a medium-sized baking dish. Pour cereal evenly over apple mixture and press down with a fork. Drizzle with remaining 1 Tbsp. of honey. Bake for 15 minutes. Remove from heat, let cool and serve.

By:  Jordan Rubin


Sweet Potato Pie      
Yield: 8 servings

4 cups mashed sweet potatoes (4 medium)
1 tsp. vanilla
2 well-beaten eggs
½ stick melted butter
½ cup Rapadura (a sweetener found in natural health food stores)
¼ cup honey
1 tsp. coconut oil to grease pan

Boil potatoes with skins on for 25-30 minutes, or until tender. Remove from pot, let cool and peel. Mix all ingredients with a fork, and pour into greased 9x13 baking dish.

Topping Ingredients:
1 cup chopped pecans
½ cup spelt or kamut flour
½ cup Rapadura (a sweetener found in natural health food stores)
¼ cup honey
¾ stick butter, melted

Combine ingredients and sprinkle over potato mixture. Bake 30 minutes at 350 degrees.

By: Nicki Rubin


Cranberry Ambrosia     
Yield: 2 ½ cups

1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
slightly less than ¼ cup honey
1 Tbsp. minced fresh ginger
1 Tbsp. grated orange rind
5 medium oranges, peeled and cut into small sections

Combine cranberries, honey and ginger in a small saucepan. Cover and cook on medium heat for 2 minutes. Uncover and cook an additional three minutes, or until cranberry skins pop, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in orange rind. Cool 15 minutes. Stir in orange sections. Chill 8 hours.

By:  Nicki Rubin


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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