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Healthy Sweet Treats

Cashew Cream
1 1/3 cups raw cashews
3/4 cup vanilla soy milk
2/3 cup dates
Blend all ingredients together in a Vita-Mix or other powerful blender.

Pears L'Orange
6 pears of choice
1/4 cup orange juice concentrate
1/4 cup white grape juice concentrate
1/4 cup pineapple juice concentrate
1 1/2 cups water
1 1/2 cups fresh cranberries
1 cup currants
2 tablespoons arrowroot powder
Peel, seed and slice pears. Put juice concentrates and 1 cup of water in a pot. Bring to a boil. Add fresh cranberries and currants, return to a boil for 3 minutes. Reduce heat. Mix ¼ cup cold water with arrowroot until smooth. Add to cranberry-currant mixture and stir until sauce thickens. Lay pears in a baking pan and cover with the sauce. Bake covered at 350 degrees until tender, about 35 minutes.

Macadamia Cream

1 1/3 cups macadamia nuts
1 cup soy milk
2/3 cup dates, pitted
frozen (thawed) or fresh organic strawberries, sliced, or other berries/fruit
Blend nuts, soy milk, and dates together in a Vita-Mix or other powerful blender to make the best tasting whipped cream. Serve over strawberries or other berries/fruit.
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Peggy Plaisance - May 29, 2007 3:10 PM

Is it safe to use erythritol in place of sugar?

LLouise - May 30, 2007 11:53 AM

I wonder about the safety of it, too.
I do think it would not be as favorable a choice as, say, Stevia; but I believe it would be "better than" aspartame stuffs. I assume they're all bad (except Stevia, in my opinion); and I do know Dr. Fuhrman does not recommend any sweetener subs.

Those alcohol sugars cause diarrhea in large amounts, as well.

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