Ahhh, the joys of processed foods.
My latest processing adventure involves detox. For those people who listen to rap, Dr. Dre has been promising an album called Detox for about 10 years now.... I'm still waiting............................
Check out these Detox Macaroon recipe from Healthy Hoggin. I've been making many versions of macaroons, but this is my favorite in terms of flavor.
The unique thing about this (vegan) recipe is that it is 99% coconut.
The first step is to pulverize some shredded coconut into a "coconut butter." I loved seeing it transform! It was quite tasty in this form!
By the way, that is almond extract that you see above. It's a lot stronger than vanilla extract and clear in color.
Coconut butter + more shredded coconut = macaroons!
They are delicate and coconut-y without that throat-itching sensation of condensed milk that other macaroons offer.
If you're willing to put in some effort, definitely give these flour-less macaroons a try! Otherwise, this much easier recipe is also delicious.
These were enjoyed with this "blooming" white tea that my friend gave me. Just add hot water...