February 28, 2013 sufey

Cocoa-chini Papa Pie

sufey

For papa’s birthday, we made a pie. A mere sliver of our love for him and mama.

There are no words to describe how grateful I am for my parents, for they have given me everything. It’s my parents who inspire me to do what I love, to work my tushy off, to dream big… and they lead by example. 

All I really want to say today is thank you to all the incredible parents out there. Happy, healthy families are the foundation of happy, healthy societies. Raising love is the most important job in the world, and you’re killin’ it out there.

Love, love and love always,

~ Sufey

INGREDIENTS:

Crust:

  • 2 cups almonds or pecans
  • 1 cup dates
  • 1/2 cup dried shredded coconut

Filling:

  • 1.5 cup raw cashews (soaked, 1 hr)
  • 2 zucchinis, chopped
  • 2 ripe bananas, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1/4 cup maca powder (optional)
  • 1/8 cup cinnamon (optional)
  • 1″ ginger (optional)
  • 2 tbsp honey or maple syrup or pinch of stevia (optional, to taste)

Decor:

  • maca powder
  • almonds
  • chia seeds
  • smiles!

DIRECTIONS: 

Blend nuts & dates separately in food processor, then blend together with shredded coconut. Sprinkle coconut on bottom of pie pan (to prevent sticking) and pat crust in.

Blend cashews in food processor until smooth. Add zucchinis & bananas. Add cocoa, maca, cinnamon, ginger & sweetener of your choice. Pour overtop crust.

Decorate with maca, chia seeds, coconut, almonds, or whatever you want! Go wild. 😀

Lick the bowl. Freeze overnight or until solid. Smile, share, give thanks & enjoy! <3

sufey

Tagged: banana, dessert, frozen, Gratitude, healthy, love, parents, pie, raw, vegan, zucchini

Comments (0)

  1. Sufey, what a delicious looking pie and a lovely reason for making it. Very inspiring words about parents! Thanks for checking out and following Travel Oops! Cheers, Steph

  2. mj

    That looks yummy… and sounds easy enough for me to try… I will, Sufey. Your parents are fortunate to have a sweet child like you. Indeed, to have a happy, supportive family is the greatest blessing in today’s world. Stay happy! Stay blessed!
    Lots of hugs…

  3. It looks amazing! I would like to try to make this and think that I have everything on hand to do so.

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