There is something I want to share with you regarding women and sugar.

You know what most girls claim – that they can’t live without sugar and sweets, that they crave for chocolate all the time and they’d die unless they eat a chocolate right now and right here!

I want to admit that, well, risking to let you start hating me even before you’ve started liking me, I consider this a trick or manipulation of some sort (perhaps there’s a better word for this, but can’t find it right now). My idea is that girls think it’s really cool to say that they can eat unlimited amounts of chocolate and this is always a good conversation topic when meeting someone from the opposite sex.

Well, it’s possible to live without sweets and without sugar, if you want to.

Never heard so far a girl say ”I can’t live without garlic..Or without onions.” And they are way more healthy, as a matter of fact. But, it doesn’t sound good, right?

So, to conclude the above, I want to ask everyone: Lets stop abusing with the food, since this may become an addiction!

I haven’t give up the sugar, since I am really not a person following extremes when food is concerned. I don’t eat chocolate in grand amounts and when I do eat it, I prefer dark chocolate. I make myself raw desserts, which, believe me, are at least twice more nutritious than the regular desserts and so need to be consumed in modest amounts. But, when you do not abuse, they are even healthy and good for you.

Now I suggest you a dessert which you might find awkward at first, while you are reading the recipe. But, after you try it, you’ll forget your initial considerations. You can try a number of variations of this dessert by replacing the dry fruit with other, or using other nuts and spices.

Raw Carrot Cake

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Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon coconut butter
  • 50 grams of dates (without stones)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut filings
  • 1 big carrot
  • 20 grams of almonds, walnuts or whatever other nuts you like  бадеми, орехи или каквито ядки обичате
  • 1/2 tablespoon of cinnamon

If you have a sweeter tooth, you may add Stevia, honey or maple syrup, but I think that dates make a pretty sweet taste.

Grate the carrot, then blend the coconut butter, the dates and the nuts until you achieve a smooth creamy mixture. Add the grated carrot, the cinnamon and the filings and blend for a few more seconds.

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Choose a shape of your choice for this dessert – you can make it into truffles, or spread it and cut out squares. I do use special creme shapes, so I can make small portions. If you decide to use the same shapes, fill them up, then press the mixture a bit and leave in the fridge for 15 minutes.

Take out the cakes from the shapes and serve. You are done!