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8:00amPST/11:00amEST/16:00UK/18:00Greece

Sweet Whole Food Sauces - FREE Demo Class with Sia Hurst

Join us FOR FREE on zoom as we create three incredible sweet sauces with 100% whole foods and spices - Spicy Apricot Ginger - Dark Chocolate - Tart Caramel ... use them as dips for your fruit or as flavorings for your Whole Plant cakes and cookies!

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Sweet Whole Food Sauces - FREE Demo Class with Sia Hurst
Sweet Whole Food Sauces - FREE Demo Class with Sia Hurst

Time & Location

Aug 26, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

8:00amPST/11:00amEST/16:00UK/18:00Greece

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About the event

We hope you join us and learn how to create the three sweet sauce recipes during this FREE DEMO CLASS - kick that processed sugar addiction forever with these fiber packed sweet sauce options! That's right! You can indulge your sweet tooth AND feed your microbiome - experience plant power for dessert!

Now, are you ready for the real surprise? These three sweet sauces are PACKED with nutrients. You will be most pleasantly surprised to see how much potassium, calcium, iron, vitamin C, B12 and magnesium these little beauties provide.

And as if that were not enough! These sauces are also good mood and energy boosters with their powerful impact on our endocrine and digestive systems. Well, enough with the words - let's get to the sauces! We hope you enjoy creating these in your kitchens!

Yup, your dessert is now a health food! 

And just in case you want to join in during the demo and create your own sauces with us ... here are the recipes and some information about their nutritional benefits! I hope to see you on Saturday, 26 August at 8:00amPST/11:00amEST/16:00UK/18:00Greece! Tickets are free and you will receive a reminder email three days prior to our demo class which will contain the zoom link for our time creative time together!

RECIPES AND NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS

Apricot Goji Ginger Sauce

1.5 C Goji Berries (dried)

1 C Apricot (dried)

1/4 C Raw Ginger (diced)

2.5  C Orange Juice (with pulp)

1/2 C Grapefruit Juice (with pulp)

1 tsp Cinnamon Spice

1 tsp Vanilla Pod Powder

1/2 tsp Ginger Powder

  • Place all ingredients into a tall jug and cover with hot water
  • Cover to one inch above date level
  • Soak for three hours
  • Blend with an immersion blender

Add more water if you like a more 'liquid' apricot/goji/ginger sauce

Now let's talk nutrition!

One Cup of Dried Apricots bring you

  • Fiber 9.5 grams
  • Potassium 1510.6 mg (33% DV)
  • Vitamin A 234 micrograms (26% DV)
  • Vitamin B6 o.2 mg (15% DV)
  • Vitamin E 5.6 mg (29% DV)
  • Iron 3.5 mg (44% DV)
  • Magnesium 41.6 mg (12% DV)
  • Copper 0.4 mg (23% DV)
  • Manganese 0.3 mg (16% DV)
  • Phosphorus 92.3 mg (10% DV )

And now, health benefits!

  • High in flavonoids - which work to protect and strengthen blood vessels
  • High in potassium - important for nerve and muscle function
  • Supports healthy blood pressure
  • Protects skin cells from UV damage due to vitamin E content
  • Help to promote good eye health
  • Help promote GIT health and motility
  • Improves microbiome levels

One Cup of Goji Berries brings your

  • Fiber 11.6 grams (47% DV)
  • Protein 12.8 grams
  • Vitamin C 43.4 mg (73% DV)
  • Calcium 170.2 mg (18% DV)
  • Iron 6.1 mg (77% DV)

Dark Chocolate Sauce

20 Dates (pitted)

2 C Orange Juice

1.5 C Raw Cacao Powder

1/2 Vanilla Pod (fresh and cut into small pieces)

1 tsp Vanilla Powder

1 tsp Cinnamon Powder Optional: orange zest to enhance orange flavor

  • Place all ingredients into a tall jug and cover with hot water
  • Cover to one inch above date level
  • Soak for three hours
  • Blend with an immersion blender

Add more water if you like a more 'liquid' chocolate sauce

Add one can of coconut milk to transform this into a creamy milk chocolate!!

Now let's talk nutrition!

Raw Cacao Powder

Two TBSP of raw cacao brings you

  • Fiber 4 grams
  • Protein 3.2 grams
  • Potassium 232 mg  (DV 5%)
  • Iron 1,6 mg (DV 20%)
  • Magnesium 81,6 mg  (DV 24%)
  • Caffeine 50 mg  (half the amount in a cup of coffee)

And now, health benefits!

  • Promotes healthy digestion
  • Reduce risks and symptoms of IBS and other digestive issues
  • Help to lower blood pressure (it is packed with flavonoids!)
  • Help improve blood flow to the brain and heart
  • Help to prevent blood clot formation
  • Help to increase insulin sensitivity (it's those darned flavonoids at it again!)
  • High potassium levels reduce inflammation levels throughout the body

Tart Caramel Sauce

20 Dates (pitted)

1/2 C Lemon Juice

1 Vanilla Pod (fresh and cut into small pieces)

1 TBSP Cinnamon Powder 1 tsp Vanilla Powder

  • Place all ingredients into a tall jug and cover with hot water
  • Cover to one inch above date level
  • Soak for three hours
  • Blend with an immersion blender

Add more water if you like a more 'liquid' caramel sauce

Now let's talk nutrition!

Two little dates bring you

  • Fiber 3 grams
  • Vitamin A 15 micrograms  (DV 2%)
  • Iron 0.5 mg (DV 5%)
  • Copper (DV 19%)
  • Potassium (DV 7%)
  • Vitamin B6 (DV 7%)
  • Magnesium (DV 6%)

And now, health benefits!

  • Concentrated source of natural sugars (low glycemic index however)
  • Help reduce risk of heart disease
  • Help to lower LDL cholesterol
  • Help destroy free radicals (they are packed with antioxidants!)
  • Help promote a healthy GI tract
  • Help increase BM frequency
  • Help decrease inflammation throughout the body (they have secret powers!)

Nutrition facts obtained from eatthismuch.com

Health benefits obtained from webmd.com

Nutrition facts and health benefits obtained from healthline.com

Tickets

  • Sweet Sauce Demo - FREE TICKET

    This ticket will reserve your FREE spot for this Sweet Sauce Demo taking place on Saturday, 26 June at 8:00am PST/11:00am EST - 16:00UK/18:00Greece. Three days prior to our demo, you will receive a reminder email which will contain the zoom link for our creative time together! I hope to see you there!! THIS EVENT WILL BE RECORDED AND BY REGISTERING/ATTENDING YOU AGREE TO BE A PART OF THAT RECORDING.

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