Paleo Fruits and Desserts

Paleo Fruit and desserts
NOTE: some of these contain honey as a sweetener.
Otie’s Apple Breakfast
1 large apple (any type), chopped into bite sized pieces
1 medium carrot, grated
Handful of raisins
Cinnamon
Mix the apple, carrot and raisins in a bowl, sprinkle cinnamon over the top.

Carrot Ambrosia Salad
1 pound shredded carrots
20 ounces fresh pineapple
8 ounces coconut milk
¾ cup flaked coconut
¾ cup raisins
2 tablespoon honey
Combine all ingredients, tossing well. Cover and chill.

Fresh Cinnamon Applesauce
6 apples
¼ cup honey
2-3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Mix honey and lemon juice. Core and slice apples. Mix with honey and blenderize just until smooth. Sprinkle with cinnamon and serve

Banana Pear Ambrosia
1 ripe avocado
1 pear
1 banana
1 tablespoon honey
Pineapple or lemon juice
Blender all ingredients until smooth. Serve in sherbet glasses.

Baked Walnut-Cinnamon Apples
4 Apples
1 cup raisins
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon vanilla
½ cup water
¼ cup walnuts
Heat oven to 375 F. Core and piece apples with a fork in several places around the center, to prevent them from bursting. Mix raisins, nuts, cinnamon and vanilla in a small bowl. Fill center of each apple with this mixture. Place in a glass-baking dish and pour water into pan. Cover with foil and bake about 30 minutes or until tender.

Peach Almond Delight
3 fresh peaches
4 ounces slivered almonds
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoon diced Medjool dates
Cinnamon
Wash the peaches and cut each one into 8 sections. Mix with the almonds and dates and drizzle with vanilla and sprinkle cinnamon on top.

Cantaloupe Stuffed with Blackberries and Pecans
1 half cantaloupe
½ cup blackberries
¼ cup chopped pecans
1 tablespoon honey
Mint or Spearmint leaves
Cut cantaloupe in half (serrated) and scoop out seeds. Fill cavity with blackberries and pecans. Spoon honey over top. Garnish with mint or spearmint leaves.

Raspberry Casaba Treat
½ cup fresh raspberries
½ cup fresh casaba melon chunks (bite-size)
¼ cup chopped hazelnuts
1 tablespoon honey
Combine raspberries, casaba melon and hazelnuts in a medium serving dish and ladle honey over top.

Strawberry/Blueberry Horizon
1 cup fresh strawberries
1 cup fresh blueberries
½ tangerine, sectioned
1 tablespoon fresh squeezed orange juice
1 teaspoon vanilla
Ground nutmeg
Fresh mint
Mix strawberries, blueberries, tangerine sections in a bowl. Drip with orange juice and vanilla, and sprinkle with nutmeg. Serve chilled and garnished with mint.
Paleo Ice Cream
1 can coconut milk (full fat)
2 cups frozen berries
1 tsp vanilla extract

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