coconut

Cocoa-nut Macaroons

2 cups raw almond meal
2 cups raw coconut shreds (unsweetened and unsulfured)
½ cup maple syrup
¼ cup raw cacao powder or nibs

Step 1) Mix all ingredients together in a bowl; it should be somewhat tacky to the touch, but not gooey. Add more of any of the dry ingredients if it’s too gooey.

Thai Green Curry

1 lb. extra firm, organic, non-GMO water packed tofu
2 cups brown rice
3 cups water
3 tbsp. coconut oil
2 cups raw coconut shreds (unsweetened and unsulfured)
2 (more) cups water
1 thumb sized piece of ginger
1 bulb minced garlic
1 large chopped onion
1 green bell pepper
1 red bell pepper
1 small eggplant
8 oz. green beans
2 tbsp. Nama Shoyu
6 tbsp. Thai curry powder—green preferred here, but could also be red or yellow (Mountain Rose Herbs has some good curry blends)
1 ½ cup basil—lots of basil!