What makes pecan nuts so good for you?
- They’re a great source of protein
- Full of healthy fats, including oleic acid & ellagic acid
- A very rich source of antioxidant vitamin E & energising B-complex vitamins
- A source of plant sterols which help to lower LDL cholesterol (“bad” cholesterol)
- High in manganese, copper & beta carotene
Did You Know? Albany, Georgia is the world’s “pecan capital”, with over 600 000 pecan trees! The city is also home to the USA’s annual National Pecan Festival.
Recipe for No-Bake Vegan Pecan Pie Bites:
- 1 cup pitted dates
- 1 cup pecans
- 1 large ripe banana
- 2Tbsp agave
- 1tsp vanilla extract
- 1tsp cinnamon
- Pinch of nutmeg
- Extra pecans for topping
- Blend the filling ingredients together in a food processer until smooth; set aside.
- Process all crust ingredients until you have a dough-like consistency with chunky pieces of pecan.
- Grease a baking pan with coconut oil. Press the crust mixture evenly into the dish.
- Spoon the pie filling evenly over the crust. Sprinkle extra pecans over the top.
- Cover with cling-wrap & freeze overnight.
- Cut into squares, serve & enjoy!
Raw organic pecan nuts
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29 Jan, 2015, By Lorette
Yummy! I cannot get over the size of the pecan nuts! Iím so used to the little bitty ones in the shops that I forgot that they are not supposed to look that!