Coconut Jerky and Macadamia Nut Cheese Wrapped inButter Lettuce
This is one o my avorite raw treats. It’s probably more o asummer dish — but I do eat it in winter. Whenever I can, I usemy hands to chop and mix, so I wash them constantly.
5 baby coconuts (you can fnd them in health ood storesor specialty stores like Whole Foods
Place the coconut on its side and crack it open with a largeknie or cleaver. Spoon out the coconut meat leaving behindall o the shell and the brown skin. Clean with water. Setaside and then add to marinade.
1 cup olive oil1 cup balsamic vinegar1 cup Nama Shou or any kind o high quality soy sauce1 tablespoon hot pepper sesame oil1 cup apple juice
Add a pinch of each:
Red pepperChili pepperCajun spiceCeltic sea saltAdd the cleaned coconut into the marinade and let it sitovernight (the longer the better), stirring a ew times. Placemarinated coconut onto a dehydrator sheet (I use Teex) anddehydrate overnight. Turn the coconut onto other side anddehydrate until chewy. Sprinkle on wrap.
1 cup macadamia nuts1 cup cashews3 cloves garlic1 inch piece o ginger, peeled1 teaspoon red pepper akes1 teaspoon Celtic sea salt¼ cup soy sauce¼ cup lemon juice¼ cup water or coconut waterPut all the ingredients into a blender and blend until theyare smooth and creamy. I you add too much liquid in thebeginning it won’t be creamy – careul!
Butter Lettuce Wraps
1 head o butter lettuce2 tomatoes chopped1 cucumber, cubedpepperincinis, mincedmacadamia cheese (see above)coconut Jerky cut into small piecessaltolive oilMix all the ingredients together with your hands. Take alettuce lea and fll it with a scoop (as much or as little as youdesire), adding a pinch o salt and a sprinkling o oil. Eat up!Serves 5.
Oatmeal With Whipped Coconut Cream
Great for breakfast!Oatmeal ingredients for one serving:
cup each o: oats, barley, rye and wheat berries (Allgrains should be soaked overnight to soten andactivate)
Apples, cubedWalnuts andor pecansMaple syrup or agave nectarCinnamon