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Almond Buttered Popcorn, Almond and Coconut Flour Banana Bread and Basic Hummus with Garlic Dip


Courtesy of: Maya Nahra, RD, Founder, 

Buttered Popcorn

6-8  cups air-popped or coconut oil popped popcorn
1/4 cup coconut oil
1/4 cup Unsweetened almond butter
1-2 Tbsp honey optional
1 Tbsp vanilla
 unrefined sea salt
Servings: 4

Place the popcorn in a large bowl
Melt the coconut oil and almond butter together in a pot over low heat.
Add the vanilla and optional honey to the pot and stir to combine.
Remove from heat and pour almond butter mixture over the popcorn.
Top with salt and enjoy!

Almond and Coconut Flour Banana Bread

1/4 cup almond flour
1/4 cup coconut flour
2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp sea salt
2 ripe bananas, smashed
3 eggs
1/4 cup coconut oil
Tbsp vanilla
 optional nuts, blueberries or chocolate chips

Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix thoroughly
Bake in a greased loaf pan at 375 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until a stick comes out clean
Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to one week

Basic Hummus with Garlic Dip

1 can chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
2  Tbsp tahini
2 lemon juice juice from 2 lemons
1/4 cup olive oil
1-3 cloves garlic
 unrefined sea salt to taste
1/2  tsp cumin
1/2  tsp coriander
1/2 tsp allspice
 water to thin
Servings: 4

Blend all ingredients in a blender until desired smoothness is reached.
Lower the carbohydrates by adding store bought or homemade garlic dip, also called Toum (see recipe notes)
Keep in an airtight container in the fridge up to one week.

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