By: Susan Kingston, RHN – Montreal, QC
This simple recipe is both brain and body friendly, and is totally guilt free! Coconut milk is full of healthy fat for proper brain function; fresh orange juice is a great source of vitamin C; and raw honey is chalk full of amino acids, vitamins, minerals and friendly immune-supporting bacteria. So have some guilt-free fun with your kids and create these cold sensations 🙂
- 1 cup orange juice (fresh)
- 1 cup coconut milk
- 3 TBSP raw honey
- ¼ tsp orange extract
- ½ tsp vanilla extract
- In a medium bowl, whisk all ingredients together.
- Pour mixture into popsicle molds. Let set for 30-60 minutes; then add popsicle sticks.
- Freeze for another 4-6 hours or until frozen.
- When you’re ready to serve, run some warm water along your popsicle mold to loosen the popsicles and serve immediately.
By: Hollie M. Hunt-Last, D. C’Ed. ROHP/RHN – Moncton, NB
Dairy FREE Whipped cream in a can…that is actually BETTER than the real thing! Can you believe it? I hardly did! This was a real find. I was able to find this a few times on the refrigerated shelf of an Atlantic Superstore (Loblaws). Since then, it has been more of a challenge to locate. I am hoping that more people buy it and it becomes more popular. I would not claim this as a super food – but it is a great alternative for those who are dairy intolerant and wish to have just a little cream on their fruit cup!
The only thing I will say that you need to know is … You must shake it very well before each use. The coconut cream is quite thick. So unless you force it to the top of the can, you will use up all of the pressurized air in the can and the cream will remain stuck inside. Once you learn this trick, you are good to go!