Powerhouse Pudding

This recipe was a crowd pleaser at a recent Earth Day event at Natural Grocers. It was super yummy and very easy to make.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Serves: Approximately 2 half cup servings


1/4 cup coconut oil

1 medium ripe banana

1 medium ripe avocado

1/4 cup bulk cocoa powder

1 Tbsp honey

Optional addition: 1 tsp vanilla

Directions: Mash banana and avocado together with a fork until smooth with minimal lumps and well combined.

Add in coconut oil, cocoa powder, honey and vanilla. Mix until throoughly combined and develops a smooth, pudding texture.

Natural Grocers

The buzz about Turmeric

Turmeric is trending, but we do love it too! Turmeric is a deep yellow colored root from the ginger family. The peppery flavor is a hit and compliments many dishes. It needs substantial rainfall to thrive and therefore grows well on the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia. There are so many ways to use turmeric, here are just a few ideas.

  1. Golden Milk - we drink before bed

  2. Add to meat and seafood dishes

  3. Make a dip for your veggies

  4. Use as a pickling spice

  5. Pumpkin-apple smoothies!

  6. Coconut squash soup

  7. Make a viniagrette

  8. Chili-lime popcorn

  9. Toss with roasted veggies

  10. Add to rice

Our Ideas for Coconut

Coconut is everywhere, it’s one of the flavor du jours. At Rasberry’s we believe in using every part of of the fruit or vegetable. Yes, our chickens do love scraps, but we prefer to make human goodness first. Here are a few ideas we came up with to get your coconut fix.

  1. Coconut water

  2. Shredded coconut

  3. Coconut oil on popcorn, butter flavored of course

  4. Coconut milk - curries and more

  5. Coconut cake

  6. Coconut cake pops

  7. Coconut candy - why not?

  8. Coconut flour