This synergistic combination of Nuts N Cream can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, a snack, dinner or desert. The synergistic merging of ingredients makes it: a good source of brain nutrients, low in sugar, inflammation reducer, good source of calcium and delicious too.
The health benefits of the combination of these ingredients is presented after Mama Vega’s amazingly delicious recipe there is no added sugar.
Coconut milk, almonds, walnuts, curry powder, cayenne, cinnamon, green tea, pumpkin seeds, roasted sesame seeds
In a bowl put coconut milk, almonds, walnuts pumpkin seeds, curry powder, cayenne and cinnamon and soak over night in the refrigerator.
Just before serving, sprinkle with roasted sesame seeds.
If you desire a thicker cream, add unflavored/plain old fashioned Greek yogurt (made from goats milk) or Fraiche creme or a combination of the two
Unsweetened shredded coconut
coconut milk – lactose free, “Improves Heart Health by Lowering Blood Pressure and Cholesterol. Builds Muscle and Helps Lose Fat. Provides Electrolytes and Prevents Fatigue. Helps Lose Weight. Improves Digestion and Relieves Constipation. Manages Blood Sugar and Controls Diabetes.” (draxe.com)
almonds – Almonds contain lots of healthy fats, fiber, protein, magnesium and vitamin E. The health benefits of almonds include lower blood sugar levels, reduced blood pressure and lower cholesterol levels. They can also reduce hunger and promote weight loss. (https://authoritynutrition.com/9-proven-benefits-of-almonds/)
walnuts – being researched as a key to ending Alzheimer’s, reduce oxidation damage, reduces inflammation, reduces protein deposits in the brain (ibtimes.com)
pumpkin seeds – Heart Healthy Magnesium. Zinc for Immune Support. Plant-Based Omega-3 Fats. Prostate Health. Anti-Diabetic Effects. Benefits for Postmenopausal Women. Heart and Liver Health. Tryptophan for Restful Sleep. (articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/09/30/pumpkin–seed–benefits.aspx)
curry powder – “prevention of cancer, protection against heart disease, reduce Alzheimer’s disease symptoms, ease pain and inflammation, boost bone health, protect the immune system from bacterial infections, and increase the liver’s removal of toxins.” caution: “well known anti-coagulant, so if you already take blood thinners, you should consult with your doctor to eliminate any dangers of excessive bleeding. Also, some research has shown curry powder to be an irritant to the gallbladder or to people with preexisting gallbladder conditions.”(https://www.organicfacts.net)
turmeric – nourishes the brain, “has the amazing ability to effectively pass into the brain, bind to this debris and assist the body in their breakdown, it is one of the few substances known that can pass into the brain to combat these harmful free radicals, anti-inflammatory, heart healthy, healthy skin to reduce lines and wrinkles, promotes a healthy mood, to increase bioactivity by combine with black pepper ” (https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/herbs-and-spices/health-benefits-of-curry-powder.html)
cayenne – “Capsicum, positive effect it has on the digestive system. Relieves Migraine Pain. Prevents Blood Clots. Provides Detox Support. Relieves Joint and Nerve Pain. Supports Weight Loss. Works as Anti-Irritant. Boosts Metabolism.” (www.globalhealingcenter.com/natural-health/benefits-of-cayenne-pepper)
cinnamon – “lower blood sugar levels, reduce heart disease risk factors, protective anti-oxidant levels, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, anti-microbial, immunity-boosting, cancer and heart disease-protecting abilities, helps to eliminate visceral fat (deep fat under the skin) (https://authoritynutrition.com/10-proven-benefits-of-cinnamon/)
Greek yogurt – Greek yogurt made with goats milk. Real Greek yogurt is made the old fashioned way with goats milk, contains probiotic cultures and is lower in lactose and has twice the protein content of regular yogurts, weight reduction, probiotics, calcium, feeds the brain. https://sanctuaryatsoledad.org/
Fraiche creme (optional) – French creme specialty variation of sour cream, high in fat for the brain, does not convert to sugar as other less dense creams and cheeses will, immune and digestive booster, probiotic.” (http://www.healthygreenkitchen.com/diy-creme-fraiche.html)
unsweetened shredded coconut -“Use dehydrated, shredded coconut to add fiber to your meals, iron, healthy fats, low in cholesterol and sodium.” (http://www.paleoplan.com/ingredients/unsweetened-shredded-coconut/)
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