Friday, March 14, 2014

Peppermint oreo ice cream sandwiches

Do you find yourself not getting enough relaxation? Misha, our husky, has a certain flare for relaxation, as you can see in this photo. 
Author Misha reading a copy of his book.

 He has put all his secrets to relaxation in Misha’s Ultimate Relaxation Guide, an e-book.
He will send you a free copy if you like Leave a comment telling me you would like a copy, where to send it via e-mail and your guide to relaxation will be on its way.

Misha's book is guaranteed to give you a laugh or two, and these peppermint oreo ice cream sandwiches will take care of your St. Patty's Day sweet tooth.

I am still following the "fermentation potential" (FP) diet, post Paleo Auto-Immune Protocol. I have to calculate the FP of everything I eat which means I will be eating this sparingly. But that is a good thing because you learn to savor each bite. FP is a measure of how easily or how hard a food is to digest. 

Knowing the FP of foods is especially important for those of us with SIBO (Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth). Keeping one's daily total FP low helps control symptoms, commonly labeled IBS.

Here's what you need for 3 small ice cream sandwiches: (FP per cookie: 3)

For the cookies:

3 T. unsweetened almond butter
3 T. cocoa powder
2 tsp. softened coconut oil
liquid vanilla stevia (no alcohol)-1/2 dropper full
dash cinnamon
1 tsp. vanilla extract (no alcohol)

For the filling:

1/2 small avocado
2 tsp. coconut oil
2 tsp. mint extract (no alcohol)
1/2 tsp. lemon juice

Here's what you do:

Mix softened almond butter and coconut oil with all other cookie ingredients. Use a regular teaspoon to measure out each cookie and place on a piece of wax paper. Place the cookies in the freezer to firm up.

In the meantime, make the filling. Blend the filling ingredients in a food processor until creamy. 

To assemble, place a teaspoon full of peppermint avocado filling between two cookies. Put the assembled cookies back in the freezer to firm up. That's it! Now settle back and enjoy a no-fuss cookie.

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