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#1 Old 09-01-2006, 12:16 AM
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Itty Bitty Baby Blueberry Pies

Category: Raw Foods

Suitable for a: vegan diet



2 cups fresh blueberries

2 tsp fresh orange juice

1 tsp fresh lemon juice

1/2 tsp grated orange zest plus extra julienned for garnish

1/4 tsp vanilla extract

4 tsp brown sugar

Canola-oil cooking spray

2/3 cup raw almonds

1/2 (packed) cup pitted dates




Combine first 6 ingredients in a bowl, cover and refrigerate.

Chop almonds in a food processor until they are the texture of breadcrumbs. Empty into bowl, then chop dates with 1 tsp water in food processor until well chopped (they will be a little clumpy).

Mix with almonds to form a brownish gooy stiff paste.

Divide mixture evenly into 4 golf ball-sized rounds.

Place each ball between 2 pieces of wax paper and press to form a 4-inch crust. Turn up edges if desired, or press into oiled mini tart pans or muffin tins.

Refrigerate 2 hours. Use a spatula to move crusts to serving plates - they'll be sticky if in a tin;

Fill each with 1/2 cup berries and some leftover juices from bowl. Top with orange zest. Yum.

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#2 Old 09-01-2006, 02:47 AM
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#3 Old 09-01-2006, 09:39 AM
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Those sound awesome. The neat thing to me about raw recipes is that so many of them are so easy to make!
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#4 Old 09-01-2006, 11:37 AM
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I am totally going to make these on Saturday with my brandy-new food processor!

T-n-S... thanks for all the raw recipes lately!
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#5 Old 03-10-2013, 12:48 AM
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These sound great! :P
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