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Reminiscent of the cream-filed chocolate Cadbury egg – but with a caramel overtone – my superfood-rich, tonic-herb-injected, “non-glycemic” Chocolate Easter Egg will knock your toesocks off! This spring season, stay nostalgic for chocolate while adding in the immune-system modulating tonic herbs while cutting out the sugar.

First, make the cream center:

1/2 cup birch xylitol
1/4 cup tonic herb tea (or spring water)
1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon non-gmo soy lecithin powder
1 tablespoon raw cacao butter
1 tablespoon very creamy almond butter
3 pinches kudzu flakes/powder
2 pinches sea salt
2 pinches vanilla bean powder
1 pinch stevia extract powder

Whisk the ingredients together in a pan on simmer (turn the stove top on and off to keep “raw” temperature levels) to melt the ingredients together. Do not overheat. Then pour (and scrape with a silicone spatula) into a blender and blend for 30 seconds to finish homogenizing. Pour into ice cube trays (silicone trays are best) and freeze for 4 – 12 hours until somewhat firm (won’t actually freeze). Meanwhile, make the chocolate coating:

1/2 cup chopped raw cacao paste
2 tablespoons chopped raw cacao butter
1 teaspoon very creamy almond butter
1/2 teaspoon birch xylitol
1 – 2 pinches stevia extract powder
1 – 2 pinches vanilla bean powder
1 pinch sea salt

Place in a small bowl and warm in an oven (or dehydrator) set to 125*F until cacao paste and cacao butter are melted. Spatula into a very well dried blender and blend until creamy. Spatula back into bowl and reheat chocolate in oven (or dehydrator), using a thermometer inserted into the chocolate until it reaches no more than 115*F – 120*F. Keep warm until cream center recipe becomes a cold sticky gel. Pour the chocolate into half-egg molds or ice cube trays, filling each mold about 2/3 to the rim. Then scoop the cream centers out with a spoon, ball up with your fingers and push into the chocolate molds until covered. Let sit in the refrigerator until solidified. Pop out when ready and enjoy a post-Easter treat. Because of the cream center’s water content, keep refrigerated.

 

It’s *Unleashed* – the “How to Make Superfoods Work for You” presentation, with my Bethanne, at Cafe Gratitude – thanks to the wonderful Shea Lynn Baird and Stephen Barlow.

Note: This full video will only be available free until midnight Wednesday October 27th 2010! It will then revert back to a free 10 minute preview. If you would like to enjoy the All Access Pass so that you can continue to review this video and other Monday Night Live! @ Cafe Gratitude educational presentations and videos, CLICK HERE.

In our 90 minute presentation we demonstrated how to make 2 of our favorite Superfood Beauty Elixirs:

Ginger Orange Soda Pop

Ginger Orange Soda Pop

This drink glistens with its enticing ginger-orange flavor, and calls to you with its friendly bacteria content!

2 cups coconut water kefir

1 cup spring water ice cubes

1/2 teaspoon NOW brand organic stevia extract powder

1/8 teaspoon sea salt

1/8 teaspoon fresh ginger

5 drops organic orange extract liquid

OPTIONAL: 2 teaspoons fresh Aloe Vera inner gel

Blend on high in a high-speed blender for 15 seconds and strain through a nut mylk bag to remove the ginger bits, into a medium-sized bowl. Transfer from the bowl into glassware of choice. May your day sparkle with magnificent health!

Cherry Bright

This is the ultra refreshing, Superhero version of the lemon-lime-cherry flavored soda you might remember as a kid. Fully loaded with vitamin C and MSM; extra light and crisp.

5 cups spring water

1 1/2 cups spring water ice cubes

1 tablespoon acerola cherry powder

1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice

1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice

2 teaspoon MSM powder

1 teaspoon NOW brand organic stevia extract powder

1/4 teaspoon sea salt 3 drops organic orange extract liquid

OPTIONAL: 1/4 teaspoon goji berry extract powder

Blend in a high-speed blender on high, let foam dissolve for 3 minutes, then serve in glass. Quench your thirst for liquid nutrition that makes your soul smile!

If you like what you saw in the video and you would like 35 phenomenal elixir recipes like the two above (each unique recipe has its own array of top quality potent and therapeutic superfoods) then my eBook Superfood Beauty Elixirs is for you.  Purchase it by clicking here!

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