coconut chocolate fudge

3 oz unsweetened chocolate
1/3 coconut milk
1/3 cup cocoa powder
1 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup agave
2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp almond extract
3/4 cup coconut or chopped walnuts

Melt ingredients in double boiler until smooth. Add nuts or coconut and pour into greased loaf pan. Chill 3 hours, then cut into squares.


quick smoky sauteed shiitakes

2 tsp coconut or sesame oil
8 oz mushrooms, washed, stems trimmed, sliced in half
1.5 tsp soy sauce
1/2 tsp liquid smoke

a few cloves garlic, minced
2 tbs chopped parsley

Heat oil on medium heat in a skillet. Add mushrooms and brown 7-10 minutes, until softened. Add remaining ingredients, stir 1 minute. Add parsley.

peanut butter chocolate banana pops

1 banana, chopped into 3 pieces
2 tbs peanut butter
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1 tsp coconut oil
a pinch of salt
optional: 1/4 cup toasted coconut

Freeze bananas, spread on peanut butter, freeze another half hour, melt chocolate chips, oil, and salt together in microwave, spread over bananas, quickly dip in bowl of toasted coconut, and return to freezer.