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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 89.4
  • Total Fat: 6.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 0.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 2.8 g

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Brazil Nut-Almond Cream

Submitted by: STEPFANIER

Introduction

Swap this vegan nut "cheese" in place of ricotta in desserts, use it as the base for banana "cream" pie, or serve with berries for a light sweet dish. Swap this vegan nut "cheese" in place of ricotta in desserts, use it as the base for banana "cream" pie, or serve with berries for a light sweet dish.
Number of Servings: 16

Ingredients

    12 Brazil nuts
    1 cup almonds
    6 dates
    1 banana

Tips

*Compost the almond skins or dry them in a warm oven and grind with nutritional yeast and spices and sprinkle on dishes before serving.


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Directions

Place the almonds, Brazil nuts and dates each in a bowl and cover with water. Soak overnight.
Puree the dates in a food processor with enough water to create a thick paste. Scrape down the sides of the bowl.
Pinch the skins off the almonds* and place them and the Brazil nuts in the food processor with the date paste. Pulse the nuts until they are finely ground, then add the banana. Pulse several times, then add at least 1/4 cup of the soaking liquid from the almonds.
Puree until thick and creamy.
Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for up to five days.

Serving Size: 16 servings (1-2 tablespoons, depending on how thick you prefer your cream)

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SP_STEPF.





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