Phfew! This has been an intense last few days. I feel like I've been playing with food all week: crab cakes, pizzas, quiches, nori snacks, zucchini roll-ups, cheesecake, brownies, chocolate mousse torte, fruitcake... But what else is new, right? Thankfully, I've been having fun in the process and got some helpers to give me a hand.
I've been brainstorming about raw finger foods, you know, the kind of things you could take along to a party and impress all your SAD friends. I'll be sharing some recipe ideas with you in a couple of days, definitely long enough ahead of time to prepare them for the upcoming New Year's parties. In the meantime, here's a raw rendition of the popular cheese spinach balls that I came up with.
Cheezy Spinach Balls
2 cups spinach
5 pieces of onion bread crumbled up
1 cup cashews
1/2 cup macademias
1 tablespoon almond butter
1 large garlic clove
1 teaspoon nutritional yeast
1 teaspoon ACV
2 teaspoons ground flax seeds
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
Blend all ingredients until smooth in the food processor.
Drop by the teaspoon on a teflex sheet and dehydrate.
Carmella's Notes: Unfortunately, the batter was a tad too sticky to shape into balls. They are yummy nonetheless!
7 hours ago