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Healthy Chocolate Coconut Brownies

Chocolate Coconut BrownieNot only do these Brownies taste great but they contain no added sugar and are high in fiber.  They have a ton of healthy benefits.

1 Cup Almonds
1.5 Cups Fresh Coconut
1 Cup Pitted Dates
1 Cup Dried Apricots
4 Tablespoons Raw Honey
3 Eggs
1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
1/2 Cup Raw Cacao
2 Tablespoons Coconut Oil

Pre-heat Oven to 400
Blend Almonds
Add Coconut and Blend
Add Eggs, Dates, Apricots, Honey Vanilla Extract and Cacao and Blend
Coat Cooking Pan with Coconut Oil
Pour Mixture into Pan and Spread out Evenly
Put in Oven and Bake for 25 Minutes

Health Benefits

Eggs
High in Protein
Great for the eyes
Fights Cardiovascular Problems
Helps with Cholesterol Profile

Almonds
Good for brain development (great for kids)
Helps in preventing colon cancer by moving food through the colon
Helps reduce the cause of plaque buildup in the arteries of the heart
Regulates Blood Pressure
Regulates Cholesterol
Helps fight diabetes.  Keeps Blood sugar down
Rich in fiber
Boosts Energy
(Drink a lot of water with almonds)

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

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

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.

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.

Apricots
Contains Fiber and antioxidants.
Fights cancer and heart disease.
Lowers cholesterol.
Fights infections and free radicals.
Good source of vitamins and minerals including Iron.

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

Raw Cacao (Chocolate)
Known as a Super-Food
Claims to reduce cataracts, improve heart function and alleviate stress
High in antioxidant flavonoids
Claims to reduce free radicals in the body and in turn reducing risk of cancer

Seared Tuna with Ginger and Mango

Pan seared on the outside and rare on the inside


8oz Yellow Fin Tuna
1 tablespoon Coconut Oil
1/2 tablespoon Ground Pepper
1/2 A Lemon with no peal
1 Slice of Mango
1 teaspoon Ginger
1 tablespoon Raw Honey

Add Lemon, Mango, Ginger and Honey to food processor
Blend until it is mush

Pre Heat skillet on medium heat
Add Coconut Oil
Season Tuna with Pepper
Place Tuna on Skillet
Flip tuna after 1 Minute
Cook other side for 1 Minute

Remove Tuna and add Mush to the top of it.

Health Benefits

Tuna
High in Protein
Contain Omega 3 Essential Fatty Acids
Removes inflammation in the body
Improves Cardiovascular System
Increases Heart Rate Variability
Improves electrical properties of Heart Cells
Lowers Risk of Blood Clots
Improves Cholesterol Profile
Lower Triglycerides (Form in which fat flows through the bloodstream)
Helps Control High Blood Pressure
Reduce Risk of Strokes
Reduce Risk of Childhood Asthma
Reduce Risk of Some Types of Cancer

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 Production

Ginger
Helps treatment for Ovarian Cancer (induces cell death in ovarian cancer cells)
Prevents Colon Cancer
May help Migraine relief
Natural Treatment for Colds and Flu
Effective remedy for Motion Sickness
Effective remedy for Morning Sickness
Contains Anti-Inflammatory properties
Contains Anti-Fungal properties
Relieves Menstrual Cramps

Lemons
High in Vitamin C
Contains Flavonoid which hold antioxidant and anti-cancer properties
Helps Prevent Diabetes
Prevents High Blood Pressure
Fights Colds, Fevers, Constipation
Great for Skin, Hair and Teeth
Helps Remove and prevent Kidney Stones and Gall Stones

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

Sautéed Chicken with Fennel

3 Chicken Breasts, 2 Fennel Bulbs, 1/2  an onion, 1 garlic clove, 8 asparagus spears, 2 tomatoes, 1 sweet potatoes, Black Pepper, 1/2 teaspoon cumin, Olive Oil

Cut chicken into bite size pieces
Cut up Onion
Cut up Fennel
Cut up garlic
Cut up asparagus
Cut up Tomatoes
Slice Sweet potatoes into thin slices
Pre-heat skillet on medium
add olive oil to skillet
add onions, garlic, sweet potatoes, Fennel, Asparagus, Tomatoes and cook for 10 minutes
Add chicken, grind desired amount of black pepper, add cumin. Cook for 15 minutes and stir frequently

Healthy Benefits

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

Fennel
Contains Antioxidants and Anti-Inflammatory
If you fart a lot you might want to eat fennel.  It removes gas from the intestines
Fights Cancer
May reduce Cholesterol

Onions
Good for the liver
When mixed with protein they
Lowers Cholesterol
Thins blood, reduces risk of blood clots
Fights Asthma
Fights Bronchitis
Fights Hay Fever
Fights Diabetes
Reduces risk of stomach cancer
Detoxify the body of heavy metals

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

Asparagus
Super Food – Increases Energy
Lowers Cholesterol
Contains Antioxidants
Fights Lung Cancer
Antifungal and Antiviral
Good for your Heart
Fights depression
Presents Bladder infections
Fights Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Helps Prevent Multiple Sclerosis
Anti Aging Properties
Helps with Hair Production (No Hair Piece for this guy)

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

Sweet Potato Benefits:
Helps with the prevention of heart attacks
Helps produce collagen which helps healing and maintaining youthful skin
Increases Energy
Brightens Moods
Supports Thyroid Gland
Builds Healthy Bones, Heart, Nerves, Skin and Teeth
Helps production of Red and White Blood Cells
Helps resistance to Stress
Helps with Immune Functioning
Helps Regulate Heartbeat and Nerve signals
Helps Ward off Cancer
Anti Aging

Black Pepper
Fights fat by breaking down the fat cells
Relief from respiratory problems
Antibacterial and Anti-Inflammatory
Helps with Digestion

Cumin
Helps with Digestion
Helps stimulate and relax and helps with Insomnia
Helps with Respiratory Problems
Antiviral (fights colds)
Good for lactating mothers
Detoxify the body
Fights Cancer

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

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