Week FOUR, SupHerb Brownie! #sixweekhealth contest for healthy recipe!

in sixweekhealth •  8 months ago

Much appreciation for @healthsquared and @sweetsssj for having this #sixweekhealth contest!

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This is why Lanita SupHerb makes SupHerblendz!
To improve the quality of health with every bite.

I want to share with YOU, what I discovered during my inital years of the detoxification process. It's the reason why, I started writing my recipe ingredients in a designated notebook!

That is:

The food we eat becomes apart of us. Within the body, its taken a part like a building block. So, when I noticed, that I experienced a pain or an ailment of dis-ease shortly after I would consumed certain foods. I decided to make a few changes.

Also, it could be caused by your stubborn ways, and YOU , NOT changing what you're consuming, even though you know better.

This is OUR responsibility alone!

Q: Is this Soy Blueberry Cheesecake going to improve your quality of health with every bite?
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A: That all will be determined by YOUR body.

My detoxification process, started after a year of medical probing and testing during 2011, that lead to my corporate termination. The medical doctor avoided my phone calls and fax messages, about my employer's medical leave documents. Eventually, my leave-of-absence expired, and I was blamed for the doctor's negligence. Unemployed, and happy to get well, I soon would find out the best solution to get well, was to eliminate stress.

I got booted, right!

So, go take a hike! I went on a road trip.

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The cruise part of the road trip in Seattle.

I got the Space Needle with clouds, and a selfie with the Original Cannabus!

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Most of my stress related symptoms, like random headaches, stiff joints, sinus and chest mucus, and stabbing abdominal pains, ended three months after I stopped consuming all pharmacutical drugs. Soon, I was well rested and venturing out during the day absorbing Vitamin D. At some point, I only ate fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, grains and herbs. No meats or dairy.

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Seven years later, I have been free of illness and external stressors. If I have a health issue today, I relate it to my food consumption and skin exposure. Also, I have eliminated most commercial hygiene products, like floride toothpaste, paraben hair oils and heavy-metal make-ups.

So, what healthy food recipe did I prepare for you?

A SupHerb Brownie!

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This brownie is made with love from healthy ingredients. All combined to create the ultimate healthy brownie.

amountDry Ingredients:
1 cupChick pea Flour
1/4 cupTapioca starch
1/2 tspBaking Soda (aluminum-free)
1/2 tspSea Salt
1 tbsnChia seed
1 1/2 cupCoconut sugar
1/4 cupCocoa Powder (unsweetened)
Herbs:
3 podsGreen Cardamom
1/8 tspNutmeg
1/4 tspCinnamon
1/4 tspGinger powder
1/4 tspDamiana leaf
1/4 tspGotu Kola
1/4 tspMilk Thistle seed
1/2 tspTurmeric powder
1 podAllspice seed
Wet Ingredients:
3 cupsButternut Squash (steamed)
1 wholeFarm fresh egg
1/2 cupCoconut Oil
1/4 tspVanilla ext.
1 tspFresh Lemon juice (add last)
Optional:Almond butter topping
1 cupAlmond butter
1/4 cupCoconut oil
1 tbsnCocoa Powder (unsweetened)
3 tbsnJaggery (Cane sugar)

To start:

I used a rectangle glass baking dish 8X10, grease with coconut oil. Preheat oven to 310º.

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In a large mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients. Use a food processor to grind the chia seed, and all of the herbs, to a powder. Add the herb powder and chia to the dry ingredients. Use a fork to mix.

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You can get this herb combination, by Lanita SupHerb, request the SupHerblendz Brownie Spice.

Otherwise, use the herbs you have, or any combination of the herbs you have, (up to 2 tbsn total). Its your brownie, so you get to customize the taste.

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Now, use another large bowl to mix the wet ingredients. To steam the butternut squash, I put two small Butternut squash into a pressure cooker for twenty minutes. Your squash should be soft but firm.

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Chop off the lower pear-shape where the seeds are, and set that aside. I make spiced squash seeds for a tasty snack.

Recipe coming soon! by Lanita SupHerb.

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Peel off the outer skin of your squash and smash the soft flesh into the bowl. Crack open your farm fresh egg into the bowl. Pour in the liquified Coconut oil and Vanilla extract. You can use the fork to mix the wet ingredients. Do Not Add the Lemon juice yet!

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Pour the wet ingredients into the large bowl, with the dry herbed ingredients. Fold and mix, by hand until you have a thick batter. About a minute. Don't use an electric mixer. Too much blending and you will get more of a cakey type brownie, rather than a gooey brownie texture. Unless you like your brownie cakey!

When you are ready to bake your treat, add the Lemon juice to the batter and fold in evenly, (about six to eight more folds). Immediately pour your batter into the pre-greased baking dish, spreading it evenly.

If you are using the optional Almond Butter topping, put your SupHerb Brownie mix into the oven, and bake for 18 minutes.

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While baking your brownie, liquifiy the Jaggery. (Jaggery, is the unrefined sugar evaporated from raw sugar cane juice.) In a small cup, add a few teaspoons of warm water to the Jaggery. Mix and smash with a fork until liquified. Put the almond butter, coconut oil, and cocoa powder in with the Jaggery. Mix using a spoon.

After 18 minutes, remove the brownie dish from the oven. Pour the Almond Butter topping on top of the hot brownie and spread evenly, or as you wish. Return the topped brownie to the oven for 8 more minutes, or until the moisture has melted in to the brownie.

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Baking time without the optional Almond Butter topping is 22 - 25 minutes. With topping, remove from the oven at 18 minutes.

Use a toothpick to check batter.

Let cool 10-15 minutes. Serve warm.

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Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 310º and grease baking dish with coconut oil.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the dry ingredients. Use a food processor to grind the chia seed, and all of the herbs, to a powder. Add the herb powder and chia to the dry ingredients. Use a fork to mix.
  3. Use another large bowl to mix the wet ingredients. To steam the butternut squash, I put two small Butternut squash into a pressure cooker for twenty minutes. Your squash should be soft but firm.
  4. Chop off the lower pear-shape where the seeds are, and set that aside.
  5. Peel off the outer skin of your squash and smash the soft flesh into the bowl. Crack open your farm fresh egg into the bowl. Pour in the liquified Coconut oil and Vanilla extract. You can use the fork to mix the wet ingredients.
  6. Pour the wet ingredients to the large bowl with the dry herbed ingredients. Fold and mix, by hand until you have a thick batter. About a minute, don't use an electric mixer.
  7. When you are ready to bake your treat, add the Lemon juice to the batter and fold in evenly, (about six to eight more folds). Immediately pour your batter into the pre-greased baking dish, spreading it evenly.
  8. If you are using the optional Almond Butter topping, put your SupHerb Brownie mix into the oven, and bake for 18 minutes.
  9. In a small cup, add a few teaspoons of warm water to the Jaggery. Mix and smash with a fork until liquified. Put the almond butter, coconut oil, and cocoa powder in with the Jaggery. Mix using a spoon.
  10. Remove from the oven after 18 mins. Pour the Almond Butter topping on top of the hot brownie and spread evenly, or as you wish. Return the topped brownie to the oven for 8 more mins., or until the moisture has melted in to the brownie.
  11. Baking time without the optional Almond Butter topping is 22 - 25 minutes. Use a toothpick to check batter.
  12. Remove from the oven. Let cool 10-15 minutes. Serve warm.

Makes 16 - 24 brownies. Depending on how wide you slice your brownie pieces.

Give a warm Week FOUR thank you to @healthsquared and @sweetsssj for hosting and sponsoring #sixweekhealth.

Let me know how your SupHerb Brownie baked-up to the healthy challenge. Get a resteem or upvote when you post your authentic SupHerb Brownie pic, made with this recipe please.

Much appreciation for your love and support!

Any feedback will be greatly accepted, for forward progression and development.
Considering this is my first post after me introduceyourself, I feel I covered all the details of the #sixweekhealth challenge.
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I wanted to give steemians an authentic article related to my mission and life purpose. Lanita SupHerb is the start of a plan, where I make house calls to clients seeking my assistance. Currently a student of Ayurveda, I am enthusiastic about completing the internship to be a certified Ayurvedic Health Counselor. I will be using funds and donations to further advance my knowledge and healing skills.

And that is what you get with Lanita SupHerb! Order your SupHerblendz Brownie Spice!!

To improve the quality of health with every bite.

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