The search for the causative agent of colony collapse—the mass die off of honey bees throughout the US and Europe—has escalated with increasing confusion lately. Everything from pesticides and stress to viruses and mites have been implicated, and some researchers think that many of these environmental factors work together to take down hives.
The sprouts, they're alive! Alive, I tell you—aaaaaaliiiiiive! (Cue dramatic music.) It's true: sprouts are a living food, and they're packed with more nutritional benefits than some raw vegetables. It's easy and fun to grow your own sprouts from seeds, legumes, and grains. Plus, watching them grow is incredibly satisfying—you're bringing new life into the world (and onto your plate)!
During the holidays, nothing beats the satisfying taste of Brie cheese encrusted in puff pastry. Holiday Kitchen shows you how it's done with this Brie en Croûte recipe that's a must-serve appetizing classic any time of year. To spice up the classic French treat, they've added cranberries, apricots and almonds, dressing it up especially for the holidays
If we lived on a diet of Moroccan food, we would become rotund piggies in no time. Not that Moroccan food is unhealthy (okay, maybe the sweeter dishes are), but with such scintillating deep flavors we'd never be able to stop nomming.
Almonds are a super food, they are healthy and full of flavor. This recipe for honey roasted almonds are a delicious treat, a great gift and the perfect snack. Watch this how to video to learn how to prepare honey roasted almonds.
This video shows you how to make Brussels sprouts with bacon, almonds, and cream. You'll need 300 grams of Brussels sprouts, 10 grams of butter, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 100 grams of diced smoked bacon, 10 grams of flaked almonds, 100 ml. of double cream, the zest and the juice of 1 lemon, and some salt and pepper to taste. First, trim and chop the sprouts and drop them into a pot of boiling water. Simmer for 5 or 6 minutes, until they're almost cooked. Drain the sprouts and put them aside ...
Don't adjust your goggles - this dish is made from vermachilli rather than the more common vermicelli. Vermicelli is a thin, crispy Indian bread that tastes great with sweet spices.
In order to make this vegan-quality nut milk, you'll need soaked and sprouted almonds, agave nectar, pinch of salt, water, cheesecloth and strainer. This is a great raw recipe for nut milk where you can even reuse your leftover almond remains for some tasty raw cookies! Watch and learn this great vegan recipe for a dairy-free, soy-free, milk alternative.
Raw food can do wonders for your health. In this how to video our host shows you how to make a healthy raw non-dairy yogurt with almonds and coconut. Make a probiotic rich yogurt, it is very simple to make.
Watch this video to learn an easy recipe for this delicious dessert, chocolate covered almonds. You will need:
This is a low ingredient recipe - all you need is about 2 pounds of high quality chocolate and 6-8 cups of sliced and toasted almonds. The trick about making this dessert, though, is all in the technique and getting the almonds into the chocolate. Make a delicious chocolate bark with toasted almonds.
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In this video from JenniferCornbleet we learn to make raw food granola with almond milk. Place a nut or seed in a mason jar about halfway. Fill the rest with water. Sit over night. Drain, and you can use right away or store in your refrigerator for up to 3 days. Almond milk is a great cereal milk replacement. To make it combine almonds, water, and a couple of dates to sweeten the milk. You can use a different sweetener of your choice. You can flavor with vanilla extract as well. Blend in a bl...
Use fresh cherries, sugar, cinnamon and almonds to make these delicious cupcakes. The mascarpone frosting is made with real butter, mascarpone cheese, icing sugar and a fresh vanilla pod. Mix, bake, frost and top with cherries for a delicious dessert.
In this video, Raw food author and chef Jennifer Cornbleet shows you to make a great gluten-free raw granola, which is then topped with raw almond milk. She starts out by showing you have to make the almond milk by putting the almonds and water mixture into the blender. After she strains the milk and you are left with almond milk, which lasts up to five days in the refrigerator. Next she shows you how to prepare the gluten-free granola. She combines three different nuts and a date mixture int...
Jordan almonds are muy delicious, so why not treat your wedding guests to a yummy treat by giving them jordan almonds as wedding favors? And we're not just talking about the normal, boring route of placing a bunch in bags and tying them with a ribbon.
In this video, Kevin and Annmarie Gianni show us how to make almond yogurt. The raw almonds need to be blanched first to remove any bacteria. This is done by pouring boiling water over them for a few seconds. To make the almond milk, put the almonds into the blender and add water, using three parts water to one part almonds. Add a little honey or any sweetener that you like. Blend it and then filter it through a nut milk bag. The mixture needs to be lukewarm so heat it a little on the stove i...
In this Food video tutorial you will learn how to make chocolate almond toffee bars. You will need one 8‚Äù square pan, which will make 25 squares. Ingredients are 1 ¬O cups rolled oats, ¬O cup graham cracker crumbs, ¬º tsp fine salt, ¬O cup unsalted butter, 1 cup each skor toffee bits, chocolate chips, sliced almonds and sweetened condensed milk. For the base, add the oats and cracker crumbs, a touch of salt and pour melted butter and mix. Put two parchment sheets in the tray and pour in the...
In this how-to video, you will learn how to make a Jordan almond flower. You will need Almond holders, rose leaves, stamens for the center, a favor card, Jordan Almonds, floral tape, and ribbon. Take five Almond holders and place the Almonds in the center. Fold the Almond holders in half. Take five stamens and fold them in half to make a flower center of ten. Take floral tape and wrap it around the bottom. Attach the group of stamens and attach it an Almond holder. Secure this combination wit...
This tutorial shows you how to make almond-crusted salmon with strawberry sauce. This colorful and creative almond-crusted salmon with strawberry sauce recipe was adapted from one made by Chef Alex Araizaga at the Historic Santa Maria Inn in Santa Maria, CA. Strawberries are the major crop in that area of California, and here they are wonderful used in a savory salmon dish.
Enter your kitchen and bring your laptop, cause you're going to learn how to cook some delicious halibut fish! Watch and learn how to prepare your halibut, including an odd (but yummy) nut crust (in this case, almonds). Then, move out to the patio and heat up the grill to cook the halibut to the perfect temperature atop that cedar wood plank.
Fekkas are a cookie that are very popular in Morocco. This how to video tutorial shows you how to make Moroccan biscotti with almonds and raisins. Bake a batch of raisin and almond biscotti in the evening for dessert or in the morning to have with your coffee.
Jennifer DiDonato shows us how to make cranberry almond granola bars in this tutorial. First, grab 3 egg whites and mix it together with 1/4 cup no-sugar added applesauce. Next, add in 1/4 cup honey, 1/8 cup skim milk, and 1 tsp vanilla extract and blend together. Now, in a separate bowl combine 3/4 cup protein powder, 3 cup oats, 1/4 cup Splenda, 1/2 cup sliced almonds, and 1/2 cup dried cranberries. Next, mix the wet ingredients in with the dry until the everything is well combined. After t...
To make a raw vegan strawberry almond milkshake you'll need about seven or eight strawberries, about four dates (soaked for about eight hours with the pits removed,) two cups of spring water, and a cup of soaked almonds (soaked for about forty eight hours.) You would then put all the ingredients in the blender and blend away. After blending, you would need to strain the shake to get the pieces of almond out. You would do this with a nut milk bag over a measuring cup which you will use to stra...
Watch this how to video and see how The Canadian Living Test Kitchen makes a flawless fruit crisp dessert. Baking this almond and cherry crisp dessert is very easy. All you need is sweet cheeries, apples, sugar, flour, lemon juice, sliced almonds, lemon zest, brown sugar, and melted butter. Serve the almond and cherry crisp with your favorite ice cream.
Love is in the air, and what better way to express yourself than with something covered with chocolate!?! Celebrate with chocolate covered strawberries. You'll need chocolate, almonds, coconut and strawberries for this simple recipe by Dani Spies.
Biscotti is a tasty afternoon snack and also goes great with a steaming cup of coffee. Learn how to make almond biscotti at home. You will need almonds, baking powder, salt, flour, sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, and almont extract. Happy coffee break. This is an Italian snack.
While Kobe beef cows get massaged, American dairy cows are taking a real beating. Many people are cutting back on dairy while a growing number of people are discovering that they're lactose intolerant. As the public's disdain of cow's milk grows, milk sales themselves are at a forty-year low.
We've been on a constant hunt for the best way to make almond milk at home, and we think this trick might just be the most genius yet.
Whether you are vegan, lactose-intolerant, or cooking for someone who is, standing before the non-dairy milk shelf in the grocery store can be daunting. Instead of playing it safe with the two most common milk alternatives—soy and almond—perhaps you should explore a few other choices that tend to be overlooked.
This only looks difficult - it's actually not too hard. And the end result is so worth it! For this recipe, you will need: 1 3/4 cup sugar, 1/2 cup egg whites, 1 cup ground almonds, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 5 egg yolks, 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup of lemon juice and zest, 4 ounces butter, 3 eggs, 1 egg yolk, 1 1/3 cups heavy cream, 3/4 cup almond flour, 1/2 teaspoon bitter almond extract and 1 tablespoon of your favorite liqueur. Make a layered lemon and almond semifreddo cake.
If you love granola bars, you have to try out this quick recipe for an awesome honey almonds granola. You can shape them into bars if you want, eat it with milk (like cereal), or even eat it with yogurt. You can do practically anything with this tasty granola mixture.
The Tree of Life Rejuvenation Center has created this instructional video on how to make a diabetic friendly millet breakfast cereal. You will need almonds, cinnamon, shredded coconut, and hemp seed. You can make your own milk out of the almonds, coconut, or hemp or you can purchase almond milk. Place one cup of millet of two cups of water in a pot and heat it up on the stove. It will take about 15 minutes for the millet to cook. To make the almond milk, soak the almonds for 24 hours prior. P...
Looking for a yummy, nutritious on-the-go snack? Granola bars are perfect for easy to carry breakfasts or mini-meals. With this tutorial, learn how to make two different granola bar flavors at home, and save yourself the trip to the grocery store!
In this video, Titli shows us how to make kheer (Asian rice pudding). The ingredients you need are: 1 liter milk, 400 sweetened condensed milk, 1/2 c plain rice, 5 tbsp raisins, 4 tbsp sliced almonds, 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder and 1/2 tsp of cardamom powder. First, put everything but your almonds and raisins into a pan and bring the mixture to a boil. Now, turn the heat down and let the mixture simmer for around 45 minutes. Once it's finished, add in your raisins and almonds then cook for anoth...
No, not Charlton Heston. The only pudding he ever made was steak and kidney. I'm talking about Heston Blumenthal, world famous chef and pudding lover, and the man behind the "Heston"— a plum pudding with an orange hidden within, brought to you by Waitrose (see video below).
This video shows you how to prepare Moroccan Coconut Truffles. For this recipe, you will need the following: 2 ½ cups dried coconut flakes, 1 – 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk, and roasted almonds. You may substitute other nuts for the almonds, if you prefer: e.g. walnuts, hazelnuts, etc. Use the medium shredded coconut flakes for this recipe. Combine the coconut flakes and the sweetened condensed milk. Stir. When it has incorporated, allow it to rest for about 15 minutes. If it is too run...
First of all you have to arrange the ingredients that are two chicken breasts which you have to cut into chunks, two tbsp of vegetable oil, two tbsp of butter, one chopped onion, a quarter of a tsp cinnamon, one tsp of crushed garlic, one tsp of crushed ginger, half tsp of ground turmeric, one tsp of chili powder, two tsp of ground almonds, a can of 225 gm of whole peeled tomatoes, one tsp of tomato paste, one tsp of natural yogurt, two tsp of fresh coriander or chopped spinach, and salt & pe...
In this tutorial, Betty offers us the recipe for one of her favorite and healthy snacks, granola bars! Granola bars are easy to make at home and are a wonderful snack and substitute for junk food.
Ingredients: 4 cups uncooked white rice