Friday, September 17, 2021

Sugar Free Chocolate Fudge Sauce


chocolate fudge sauce- sugar free

This chocolate fudge sauce is rich and chocolaty. 
It is very easy to make, has no added sugars, and is gluten-free, vegan, oil-free, dairy-free and parve. Yes, you have seen it before.

This super delicious fudge sauce calls for dates instead of any kind of sugar. Despite using dates for the sweetener, it is rich tasting and the chocolate fudge sauce doesn't taste like dates.

Dates, Dried, Food, Dried Fruits, Sweet
You may have seen my recipes peanut sauce and caramel sauce on my (link) Apple Nachos post a few weeks ago as well as this chocolate fudge sauce.  So many readers asked about this sauce, that I decided that it had to have its own post, so it could be found easily in a search under its own name. 

With only 3 ingredients, it's quick and easy to make in the blender. It could be used on top of "nice" cream (vegan ice cream), muffins, cookies, etc. or of course my (link) Apple Nachos dessert.




How would you use it? 

Sweet and Rich Chocolate Fudge Sauce 


Ingredients:
8-10 pitted dates
3/4 cup of nut milk 
2 tablespoons of unsweetened organic cocoa powder (I buy this one (link) unsweetened organic cocoa powder.

Very Easy Directions:
Combine dates and nut milk in a small bowl. Allow to soak for 15 minutes to soften up dates. Add the unsweetened cocoa powder and the date mixture into a small blender such as a Nutribullet. 

Blend until smooth and pour (scrape) mixture into a very small saucepan. Heat on a low flame, whisking the entire time, until mixture begins to thicken. Remove from heat and spoon into a small glass ramekin. Use as a dip or drizzle some over the apple slices.  

cocoa powder



Notes: 

1. This recipe makes a small ramekin such as the photo above. However, it is so rich and sweet, you will not need a lot. Adding more nut milk will thin it out somewhat but also reduce the flavor.

2. I buy (link)  unsweetened organic cocoa powder on amazon but I have also seen organic unsweetened cocoa powder at TJ Maxx and Marshalls in their food sections.

3. As of February 2021- all of my recipes are 100%vegan and oil-free. They have always been and will remain gluten-free. Prior to 2021, you will also find many vegan recipes- but also vegetarian recipes.

My Reading List
1. How Not to Die- Dr. Greger
2. How Not to Diet- Dr. Greger
3. The China Study- T. Campbell
4. Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease - Dr. Esselstyn
5. The Starch Solution - Dr. McDougall
6. Reversing Diabetes- Dr. Neal Barnard
7. The Pleasure Trap- Doug Lisle
8. Amazing Documentary: Forks over Knives ( you have to rent it)


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Monday, September 13, 2021

Mini Blueberry Muffins-Vegan, GF, Oil-Free


If you are looking for the perfect mini blueberry muffin, this is it! 
Who would have ever thought that these vegan, GF, oil-free mini blueberry muffins would taste so amazing. 

Don't worry if you are not a baker- these as easy enough for even a first timer to make them. 

Monday, September 6, 2021

Fresh Corn and Blueberry Salad


corn and blueberry salad,

Got corn on the cob? 
Talk about an unusual yet tasty salad! Sweet corn and sweet blueberries mix beautifully in this colorful summer salad. 

Sunday, September 5, 2021

Leek, Chickpea, and Spinach Noodle Soup



Leek, chickpea, and spinach noodle soup

Noodle soup is one of my favorites, and I love it in this healthy combination with leeks, carrots, spinach and chickpeas.

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