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Healthy Coconut Cookie

coconut cookie

1 1/2 Cup Fresh Coconut
1 Cup Pecans
1 Cup Dates (pitted)
4 Tablespoons Raw Honey
5 Tablespoons Coconut Oil
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
3 Eggs

Pre-Heat over to 350
Coat baking pan or cookie sheet with 1 tablespoon of Coconut Oil
Blend Coconut and Pecans in food processor
Add Dates and blend
Add Raw Honey, 4 Tablespoons Coconut Oil, Vanilla Extract and Eggs and blend thoroughly

Spoon out bite size pieces onto Cookie Sheet
Cook for 15 minutes.

The other option is to eat uncooked or freeze.  They are great either way but I think they are best uncooked.

Healthy Benefits

Fresh Coconut
Helps Lower Blood Pressure
Promotes Weight Loss
Improves Production of Red Blood Cells
Contains Anti-Viral Properties
Fights Colds and Fevers (Viral)
Boosts Energy

Pecans
Contains Antioxidants
Contains Vitamins and Minerals
Increases Good
Lowers risk of cancer

Dates
High in Fiber.
Prevents absorption of LDL Cholesterol.
Protects colon.
Good for vision.
Fights cancer and Cardiovascular disease.
High in Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Copper and Magnesium.  Also contains B6.

Coconut Oil Health Benefits:
New research claiming that it has been helping Alzheimer’s patients improve and even reverse effects.
Positive results for people affected with Type 1 and 2 diabetes.
Increases thyroid health by raising body temperature.
It increases metabolism (increases body temp)
Increases energy
Coconut oil on the body can promote healthy skin and hair.

Raw Honey:
Increases natural energy
Used in treating allergies
Treats colds and sore throats (it coats the throat and reduces irritation)
Used as an acne treatment

Eggs Benefits:
May prevent macular degeneration
Lowers risk of developing cataracts
May help prevent blood clots, stroke and heart attacks
Helps regulate brain, nervous system and cardiovascular system
May improve lipid profile (Cholesterol Levels)
May lower risk of breast cancer
Promotes healthy hair and nails

Vanilla Extrac
t
Antioxidant Properties
May fight Cancer
Boost Metabolism
Reduces Anxiety
May fight infections and fever in children
Reduces Nausea

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Chicken and Artichoke Hearts

chicken artichoke

3 Chicken Breasts
2 Artichokes
1/2 Pint Cherry Tomatoes
1/2 Red Onion
3/4 Lemon
3 Garlic Cloves
2 Tablespoons Capers
Pepper to taste
Sea Salt to taste
1 Bay Leaf
3 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Steam Artichokes with one Garlic Clove, 1/4 of a lemon and 1 bay leaf
Remove petals and scrap fuzzy stuff.  Cut up artichoke heart into small pieces

Put Frying pan over low flame
Add Olive Oil
Cut up Onion, Tomatoes, Garlic and Chicken
Add Onions, Tomatoes, Garlic and Artichoke to Pan
Add Chicken to Pan
Squeeze Lemon over Pan
Add Capers
Add Salt and Pepper
Stir frequently
Cook for 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked thoroughly

Health Benefits

Chicken
High in Protein (Builds and repairs Muscle)
Fights Alzheimer’s
Fights Cancer

Artichokes
High in Antioxidants
Helps digestive System
Great for gallbladder and liver
Reduce Risk of Cancer
High in Fiber
Lowers Cholesterol

Red Onions
Contains Antioxidants
Anti-Fungal
Anti-Bacterial
Anti-Inflammatory
Fights Cancer
Fights Free Radicals
Fights Colds
Reduces High Blood Pressure
Low Glycemic – Suppresses Blood Sugar Spikes

Tomatoes
Contains antioxidants
Fights Cancer (prostate, cervical, stomach, rectum, breast and mouth)
Lowers Cholesterol
Helps keep digestive system healthy
Detoxify body
Alleviates Type 2 Diabetes
Good for Healthy skin, hair, nails, teeth and bones
Fights urinary tract infections and bladder cancer
Prevents Gallstones

Garlic Cloves
Contains Antioxidants
Attacks free radicals
Fights Colds and Flu
Lowers Cholesterol
Acts as a natural antibiotic (bacteria doesn’t grow resistant to it)

Capers
Contains Antioxidants
Strengthen Capillaries
Great for Circulation
Lowers Cholesterol
High in Vitamins and Minerals

Lemon
Helps the body become Alkaline by increasing PH
Antibacterial
High in Vitamin C
Strengthens Blood Vessels
Great for the Heart
Good for Teeth and Bones
*Lemon Juice can destroy tooth enamel.  Dilute with water or something else.
Helps rid the body of kidney stones and other kidney and bladder problems

Black Pepper
Contains Antioxidants
Anti-Inflammatory and Antibacterial.
Great for the digestive Tract.
Reduces Gas in the intestines.
Speeds up metabolism.
Supports weight loss.
Fights fat by breaking down the fat cells.
Relief from respiratory problems

Sea Salt
Alkalizes the Body
Contains Minerals
Good for the Cardiovascular System
Good for the Brain
Good for the Skin
Important for Hydration
Boosts Immune System
Helps maintain Sugar Levels (good for Diabetes)
Prevents Osteoporosis
Prevents Muscle Cramps and Spasms
Reduces Cholesterol
Reduces Inflammation in respiratory system (Good for Asthma)

Olive Oil
Contains Antioxidants
Contains probiotics
Improves Blood Vessel Function
Boosts the immune system
Fights Cancer
Fights Heart Disease
Regulates Blood Pressure
Fights Diabetes
May help fight Obesity
Fights Arthritis
Fights
osteoporosis

Bay Leaves
Antiseptic.
Contains antioxidants.
May fight cancer.
Aids in Digestion.
Good for the nervous system.
Good for Cardiovascular system

Raspberry Mango Chicken

Chicken Mango Rasp

3 Chicken Breasts
2 Tablespoons Coconut Oil
2 Tablespoons Cinnamon
1 Mango
3/4 Pint Raspberries
1/4 Lemon
2 Tablespoons Raw Honey
1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
6 Basil Leaves

Warm frying pan on low heat
Add Coconut Oil
Cut Chicken Breast into bite size pieces
Add Chicken to frying pan
Slightly increase heat
Add Cinnamon
Stir frequently
Put the following into food processor: Mango, Raspberries, Lemon, Raw Honey, Vanilla Extract, 4 Basil Leaves
Blend
After 10 minutes remove frying pan from heat (if the chicken is not fully cooked, keep it on until it is)
Add chicken to plate and pour some of the mixture in food processor over the chicken.  Tear up 2 Basil Leaves and add to Chicken

Health Benefits

Chicken
High in Protein (Builds and repairs Muscle)
Fights Alzheimer’s
Fights Cancer

Coconut Oil
New research claiming that it has been helping Alzheimer’s patients improve and even reverse effects.
Positive results for people affected with Type 1 and 2 diabetes.
Increases thyroid health by raising body temperature.
It increases metabolism (increases body temp)
Increases energy
Coconut oil on the body can promote healthy skin and hair.

Cinnamon
May lower cholesterol
May help treat Type 2 Diabetes
Contains anti-fungal properties and may rid the body of candida
May reduce proliferation of leukemia and lymphoma cancer cells
When added to food inhibits bacterial growth and is a natural food preservative
Boosts cognitive function and memory
Helps eliminate headaches and migraines
Helps stabilize blood sugar
Increases metabolism

Mango
Contains Pre-Biotic Dietary Fiber, Vitamins and Minerals
Protects against the following cancers: Colon, Breast, Leukemia, Prostate
Helps control Heart Rate and Blood Pressure
Reduce Risk of Stroke
Improves Red Blood Cell Product
ion

Lemon
Helps the body become Alkaline by increasing PH
Antibacterial
High in Vitamin C
Strengthens Blood Vessels
Great for the Heart
Good for Teeth and Bones
*Lemon Juice can destroy tooth enamel.  Dilute with water or something else.
Helps rid the body of kidney stones and other kidney and bladder problems

Raspberries
Raspberries contain Anti-Cancer properties
Antioxidants and Anti-Inflammatory Properties lead to Anti-Cancer benefits
But they also may change signals to existing cancer cells and begin the cycle of cell death in those cells. In potentially cancerous but not yet cancerous cells they may signal them to remain non cancerous.
Raspberries Fight Fat
They can Increase Metabolism in Fat Cells. This decreases the chance of fat being deposited into fat cells and can help use up fat that is already stored there.
They also may make the body digest and absorb less fat.

Raw Honey:
Increases natural energy
Used in treating allergies
Treats colds and sore throats (it coats the throat and reduces irritation)

Basil
Great Source of Iron
Contains Antioxidants
Anti-Bacterial
Anti-Inflammatory
Protects Against Free Radicals
Great for the Eyes
Supports Blood Pressure
Anti-Aging Properties
Good for Bones

Vanilla Extract
Antioxidant Properties
May fight Cancer
Boost Metabolism
Reduces Anxiety
May fight infections and fever in children
Reduces Nausea

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