I went to a Raw Food Prep Class recently and this was on the menu. I do not know exactly where the recipe is from, but the packet said: “Recipes are from LIVING IN THE RAW, RAW THE UNCOOKBOOK and the Internet, by Rose Lee Calabro, Juliano and…” Sorry I can’t be more specific. These donut holes were delicious… very...

Recipe Directions

Put almonds in food processor and process to very fine pieces. Add dates a little at a time—excess water squeezed out. Add olive oil, sea salt and vanilla. Process until mixture forms a ball.

Place ball in bowl. Mix in (with hands) squash, coconut and nutmeg, until blended. Add more coconut or nutmeg, if desired. Roll mixture into small balls. Roll balls in additional coconut to coat. Refrigerate until firm; they also freeze well.

Remember: Freezing destroys vitamin E

Punky's Thoughts

By punky

I went to a Raw Food Prep Class recently and this was on the menu. I do not know exactly where the recipe is from, but the packet said: “Recipes are from LIVING IN THE RAW, RAW THE UNCOOKBOOK and the Internet, by Rose Lee Calabro, Juliano and…” Sorry I can’t be more specific.

These donut holes were delicious… very sweet, tho… I was able to eat only one. If I were to make these myself, I think I would add more nuts, but they were outstanding.

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I posted Ani Phyo's donut hole recipe on this site. Also, a YouTube video of her making them. Both sound good to me!

Dehydrating, drying also kills the enzymes by prolonged oxidation of them (according to Ann Wigmore). Even blending and storing for a long period of time causes oxidation, and produce not eaten for some time after it's been picked loses enzymes. I don't think that eating a few dehydrated or frozen treats is going to hurt you, but never eating anything fresh will.

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Ani Phyo has a donut hole recipe, but it uses pineapple & no squash - not sure if this is hers, too, or not, but it sounds good.

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Samilicious, freezing also destroys some other vitamins, and freezing foods for a long time destroys the enzymes. But, I agree with you - do your best! I feel a lot better eating fruit that has been frozen than I ever feel eating cooked food. Raw nuts have a lot of vitamin E, too. Btw, frozen vegetables that you buy are blanched/cooked before they are frozen so they don't get freezer burn or dry out in the freezer, but fruits are not.

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Thanks for the website. I always had an odd feeling about freezing fruits and veggies. Its too bad because I liked frozen treats. But we can only do our best as humans so I will still enjoy having whatever I want rather than stressing over things like this.

I just need to get the banana squash until I can make this recipe!

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Yes, pamparred! You're absolutely correct!

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Go to this web site to see what a banana squash looks like... also the picture below it is a butternut squash, which can be substituted for the banana squash, if you can't find the banana squash.

You will need to scroll down to see the banana and butternut squashes.

http://whatscookingamerica.net/squash.htm

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Hi Samilicious,

Unfortunately I don't remember in which book I read that freezing destroys vitamin E, but I did find this good info for you on the Internet. You will need to scroll down a little to find the part about freezing foods. Hope this helps. Victoria

(Punky is my dog!)

http://www.debbietookrawforlife.blogspot.com/

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okay, just googled banana squash its a winter squash banana shaped. I think I have seen them under the name Delicas. You can substitute butternut squash.

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I agree with rawclaire, awesome recipe, no dehydrating and what's a banana squash.

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Sounds like Anni Pho???

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What's banana squash? No dehydrating? Awesome recipe!

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What!!!???!? Freezing destroys vitamin E???? Can you please give more information about this? I thought freezing is OK. Is this true for anything that contains vitamin E???

Great recipe though!

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Living in the Raw is a book by Rose Lee Calabro, RAW the Uncook Book is by Juliano. I have "Living in the Raw" and I have read Juliano's book (a long time ago) and I don't remember seeing this recipe in either of those books, though I could be wrong? They sound good. How would it work to dehydrate them?

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Thank you so much for posting this recipe! This is my mom's fave sad food. I will make it today!

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