Persimmon Cranberry Sauce

3-4 cups fresh organic cranberries
4-5 persimmons, chopped
3-4 apples, peeled and chopped
Rind of 1 orange
Rind of 1 lemon
Fresh juice of 4 oranges
3 cloves
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean powder, optional
1 cup honey or maple
1 cup water

Place everything on pot and simmer for 1 hour

Cool, Serve and Freeze leftovers

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Fergie’s Persimmon Ketchup

I was trying to make something amazing with my persimmons other than cookies or bread! I thought I would make some BBQ sauce but it ended up tasting more like an amazing ketchup!!!! You must make this !!!

8 persimmons, the softer the better, cubed with skins
1 large onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves
5 tablespoons avocado or olive oil

– SautĂ© until the onions are soft

Add:
1 cup water
1/4 cup maple syrup
3 tablespoons tomato paste (can omit if AIP)
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2 cloves
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
Salt and pepper to taste

– Bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer.
– Cook until reduced to half
– Allow to cool and blend in high power blender (VitaMix or Blendtec)
– Store in covered container in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks, or freeze what you are not going to use.

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Fergie’s Hot White Chocolate

First cold night of the year!!!!! I’m so excited! Do you know what this means? Hot bubbly casseroles, warm delicious soups, and best of all Hot Chocolate ! I was in the mood for something special to mark the start of yummy cold nights…

Fergie’s White Hot Chocolate

3 cups almond milk
1 cup coconut milk
5 tablespoons maple syrup
1/4 cup cacao butter, grated
2 tablespoons coconut oil
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 teaspoon cinnamon
Pinch of sea salt

– Heat the almond and coconut milk until just before boiling.

– In a high power blending add the maple syrup, cacao butter, coconut oil, vanilla, cinnamon and pinch of salt.

– Pour the hot milk over the above ingredients and allow to sit for 2-3 minutes.

– Place the top on blender and blend on high for 30-40 seconds.

– Serve immediately !

Oh and … You are welcome đŸ™‚

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