Recipe Roundup: Superfood Thanksgiving Dishes

Thanksgiving is this Thursday! Are you ready? If you’re still looking for a dish to bring to the table, spice it up with a nourishing, high-vibe superfood dish!


It’s so easy to incorporate superfoods into any dish you plan to make and loads on the nutrients. You’re friends and family will be grateful for it!


Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite Thanksgiving dishes!

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Start off your holiday with this sweet take on a pumpkin spice smoothie made with Berry Bliss Superfood + Protein Blend, Green Bee Honey and Coconut Dream Coconut Butter.

Gather This:
1 cup almond milk
1 frozen banana
2 pluots or persimmons
1 tbsp Green Bee Honey
1 tbsp Coconut Dream Coconut Butter
2 tbsp Berry Bliss Superfood + Protein Blend
1 tbsp almond butter
1/2 cup organic pumpkin puree
1 tbsp cinnamon
1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice


Do This:

Mix all ingredients in a high-speed blender. Top with pecans and granola (optional). Cut open and scoop out the contents of a pumpkin to use it as your cup for an extra fall flavor and fun!

Colorful Quinoa Salad

This salad is the perfect pair for any turkey or mashed potatoes. Every ingredient in this dish has tons of health benefits! Add in a dash of Green Dream Superfood + Protein Blend for extra nutrients!

Gather This:

2 cups of cooked tricolor quinoa
1 tbsp coconut oil
½ red onion
2 cups of kale, washed, ribbed, and chopped
¼ cup of pine nuts
juice of 1 medium lime
1 roasted or boiled sweet potato (peeled + diced)
¼ tsp Himalayan pink salt
¼ tsp pink peppercorns
¼ cup pomegranate seeds 


Do This:
Heat coconut oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, until browned, about 5 minutes. Add kale, stirring until wilted and just tender (but still bright green) about 3 to 4 minutes
. Add salt + pepper and stir. Add sweet potatoes, kale and onion mixture, Green Dream and lime juice to cooked quinoa. Fluff with a fork to combine.

Garnish with chopped pine nuts and pomegranate seeds and serve slightly warm or at room temperature.

Gluten-Free Stuffing

I’m obsessed with this butternut squash + brussels sprouts stuffing it’s such a better alternative than stuffing you would pick up at the store. Add in some Green Dream Superfood + Protein Blend for an extra energetic boost!

Gather This:

1 lb butternut squash (cubed)
1 lb brussels sprouts (halved)
1 medium gala apple (diced)
2 shallots (thinly sliced)
3 tbsp olive oil (divided into 2 tbsp + 1 tsp) + 1 cup onion (diced)
1 cup celery (diced)
10 slices bread of choice: crusty sourdough, dry cornbread, whole grain, or, if you are gluten-free then millet bread from Food For Life will work nicely. Prior to preparing the recipe, leave bread out for a day to become slightly dry, then cut into cubes.
1 1/2 cup low sodium vegetable broth (plus extra as needed)
2 tsp fresh rosemary (chopped)
1 tsp fresh thyme
1 tsp chopped fresh sage
1/3 cup dried cranberries or dried goji berries
1/3 cup pecans or walnuts
Sea salt + pepper to taste


Do This:
Heat oven to 400 degrees. Toss the squash, brussels sprouts, apples, + shallots in 2 T oil, season well with salt + pepper. Roast till vegetables are very tender (I actually like my sprouts a bit singed) and remove from oven. Reduce oven heat to 350.
Heat other tbsp oil in a large pot. Sautee the onion + celery till translucent (about 5-8 min). Add the bread cubes and allow them to get golden brown with the veggies in the oil. Add a dash of salt and pepper.
Add the roasted vegetables, vegetable broth, cranberries (or goji berries), pecans, Green Dream + seasonings. Stir the mix till the broth has almost entirely absorbed in the toasted bread. Transfer to a baking sheet + bake at 350 for about 20 minutes. Serve hot.

Persimmon Pumpkin Pie

This recipe is SO good. We gave the pumpkin pie a sweet makeover by adding persimmons, our vitamin C-packed Berry Bliss Superfood + Protein Blend, and a scrumptious coconut crust.

Gather This:
1 cup raw macadamia nuts
1 ¾ cup shredded coconut
1 tsp vanilla
¾ tsp Himalayan Pink Salt
3 tbsp coconut nectar
2 tbsp coconut oil
3 tbsp garbanzo bean flour
¾ cup dried figs (soaked in hot water for 10 min + drained)
3 ripe persimmons (de-stemmed + peeled)
½ cup canned pumpkin
¾ cup full fat coconut milk
4 eggs (separated)
1 tsp of freshly grated ginger root
¼ tsp of allspice
¼ cup of palm sugar
1 tbsp of Berry Bliss Superfood + Protein Blend


Do This:

First create the crust by adding macadamia nuts, shredded coconut, vanilla, coconut nectar, coconut oil, and ½ a teaspoon of the salt to a high-speed blender and processing until ingredients are well combined. Use a spatula to scrape this mixture into a mixing bowl, add garbanzo bean flour to mixture, and stir until mixture is well combined and forms a crumbly, moist texture. Press the mixture into a well-oiled pie pan and bake at 325 F for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside.

Create the pie filling by adding the figs, persimmons, pumpkin puree, coconut milk, egg yolks, ginger root, allspice, palm sugar, the remainder of the salt, and the Berry Bliss Superfood Blend, if desired, to a large high speed blender, blend on high until smooth and then transfer mixture into a large mixing bowl. In a small blender, add egg whites, blend on high until frothy, and then fold egg whites into pie filling mixture in large mixing bowl. (If you only have one blender, blend the egg whites first and pour them into a separate bowl before blending other ingredients.)
Pour the pie filling into the cooled pie crust and bake at 350 F for about 60 minutes or until the filling sets up to a thick, creamy consistency. Allow the pie to cool before cutting.

Spiced Apple Manhattan

We can’t have a Thanksgiving roundup without a little something for the adults. With refreshing apple cider, a sprinkle of cinnamon, and warming whiskey, this is one refreshment that is guaranteed to boost your holiday spirit.

Gather This:
2 oz of whiskey
1 tsp sugar in the raw
apple cider (premade + cooled)
apple slice for garnish
ground cinnamon for garnish

Do This:
Put ice in a shaker and add cider, whiskey, and brown sugar. Shake well and strain into a mason jar glass filled with ice. Garnish with apple slice and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Check out the video below to see Sophie create this beautiful cocktail in her kitchen!


We wish you all a beautiful Thanksgiving with your loved ones!! Thank you, thank you, thank you!



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Vegan Berry Applesauce Waffles

The Jaffe kids LOVE superfood waffles and it’s definitely a morning staple around our home. They’re so easy to make and you can sneak in a ton of high-quality ingredients like your favorite superfood + protein blends. These vegan waffles are made with our immunity-boosting Berry Bliss blend, oat flour, cinnamon and applesauce. They’re crisp with a warm, soft center and so tasty.


Use unsweetened applesauce to help keep sugars to a minimum and complement it with cinnamon and vanilla to make a perfect, warm spice flavor. Mixed with Berry Bliss Superfood Powder and drizzled with Berry Bee Honey for an extra immune boost (a huge plus during the cold season), they’re the perfect brekkie for your whole family to enjoy.


Top these babies with blueberries, banana, coconut whip and a healthy drizzle of supercharged raw honey! Kid-friendly and mama approved! Recipe was created by our love Danielle (@cacaoforcoconuts_)!


Gather This:

2 cups oat flour⁣

2 tbsp Berry Bliss Superfood + Protein Blend⁣

3 tsp baking powder⁣

Dash of pink salt⁣

Dash of cinnamon ⁣

4 flax eggs (4 tbsp ground flax, 10 tbsp water)⁣

¼ cup almond butter⁣

½ cup unsweetened apple sauce⁣

1 tsp vanilla extract⁣

1 ¼ cup vanilla almond milk 


Top with coconut whip, blueberries, banana and a drizzle of Berry Bee Honey!⁣


Do This:

Make flax eggs, set aside.⁣

Whisk together dry ingredients in a bowl.⁣

Combine wet ingredients in another bowl.⁣

Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients. Set for 5-10 minutes to let oat flour absorb and fluff up.⁣

Heat waffle maker and lightly oil.⁣

Make waffles! Quantity will vary with waffle maker size!!⁣

 

How do you load up on superfoods in the morning? Share your Philosophie breakfasts on Instagram using #PhilosophieSuperfoods or #MakeEverySuperfoodASuperfood!

Green Vitality Smoothie Bowl

Around here we love starting the day we vibrant smoothie bowls loaded with superfoods, organic fruits & veggies, and all our favorite toppings like Cacao Bee Honey to make us feel motivated and empowered to take on the day! 


This smoothie includes an easy way to get in your daily dose of greens with spinach and steamed zucchini and the detoxifying powers of Green Dream. It’s sweetened with mango, banana, dates, cinnamon and a healthy topping of our immune-boosting and nutrient-rich Cacao Bee Honey


Enjoy this smoothie bowl created by the lovely Danielle (@cacaoforcoconuts_) when you’re looking for an ultra nutritious, yummy breakfast or when you need a little afternoon pick-me-up. 

Gather This:

Handful of spinach  

½ cup frozen mango

½ cup frozen steamed zucchini 

1 frozen banana

1 tbsp Green Dream Superfood + Protein Blend

2 dates

Dulse flakes (optional but a great source of calcium & potassium, can swap for paprika)

Cinnamon

1 cup of water

½ tsp reishi extract (optional but great for the immune system, stress support and sleep)

¼ Avocado

TOPPINGS

granola, buckwheat, Cacao Bee Honey and date spread


Do This:

add everything to a high-speed blender and blend until smooth + creamy! Pour into your favorite bowl, top with your favorite toppings + ENJOY! 

 

What veggies do you like to sneak into your smoothies or smoothie bowls? Let me know on Instagram with #PhilosophieSuperfoods!

Peppermint Cacao Brownies

Sharing these super yummy peppermint cacao recipes for our Philosophie family! Peppermint brownies are a seasonal must but we added a superfood twist to this classic dessert. These fudgy cacao brownies are sure to get you in the holiday spirit and we could all use a little more of that this year, right?


We added Philosophie’s Cacao Magic Superfood + Protein Blend which has an abundant source of mood-balancing cacao and plant-based protein. These delicious brownies are also sweetened with Philosophie’s Cacao Bee Honey made with cacao superfood + protein blend and raw organic honey perfect for the cold & flu season. 


Peppermint and chocolate during the holidays is always a win and these brownies are perfection. 

Gather This:

  • 1 cup almond flour
  • ½ cup Cacao Magic Superfood + Protein Blend
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 2-4 tbsp Cacao Bee Honey or monk fruit syrup
  • ¼ cup coconut oil (melted)
  • ¼ cup almond milk
  • ½ cup creamy almond butter (or nut butter of choice)
  • 1 banana (ripe)
  • 1 ½ tsp peppermint extract
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup dairy-free chocolate chips
  • one candy cane (optional to decorate)

Do This:

  1. Preheat oven to 350℉.
  2. Line an 8x8 baking dish with parchment paper and spray with coconut oil.
  3. In a bowl, combine all your dry ingredients - almond flour, Cacao Magic, and baking soda. Mix.
  4. To a blender, add the eggs, honey or syrup, melted coconut oil, almond milk, almond butter, banana, peppermint extract and vanilla extract. Blend until fully combined.
  5. Next, add your dry mixture and blend until lightly combined.
  6. Use a spatula to scrape down the sides. Add the chocolate chips to the blender and mix with a spatula.
  7. Pour contents into the baking dish and shake the dish gently until the batter is even.
  8. Bake 24-25 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven and let cool completely.
  10. Crush candy cane and sprinkle on top of brownies, you can drizzle honey or melted chocolate if you’d like.
  11. Cut into small squares and enjoy!

Cacao Veggie-Packed Oats

We fueling up on cozy oat bowls like this one during the holiday season to keep us nourished & grounded. Spread holiday cheer at home by making these cacao veggie-packed oats and share with loved ones!


These oats are an easy way to sneak in veggies, fiber and micronutrients in a cozy bowl of oats. You may think a combination of riced cauliflower, zucchini and cacao sounds strange but trust us! The perfect brekkie or mid-afternoon snack in minutes. It’s made with a healthy serving of our Cacao Magic Superfood + Protein Blend to give your body a natural energy and mood boost.


Enjoy this beautiful bowl by Philosophie Babe, Danielle (cacaoforcoconuts_) on those cold, cozy mornings.

Gather This:

1 cup frozen riced cauliflower

½ cup oats

½ cup grated zucchini 

1 tbsp Cacao Magic Superfood + Protein Blend

1 cup water


Do This:

Bring cauliflower and water to a boil.
Add zucchini and reduce heat.
Stir in the Cacao Magic and oats.
Transfer to a bowl and top!
    What are some of your go-to superfood oats dishes? Share yours with us on Instagram by tagging #PhilosophieSupefoods!

    Gluten-Free Chocolate Pumpkin Bread

    A warm slice of gluten-free pumpkin bread loaded with dark chocolate chips makes crisp fall mornings or mellow evenings ever better. This super simple pumpkin bread recipe is SO easy to make and so much better than anything you’d find out of a box. 


    We’ve added our Fall Vibes Superfood Blend to give this the perfect boost of warming fall spices and grounding adaptogens to help support your stress levels during this time. Trust us: this pumpkin bread will be a family hit and what better way to celebrate the season than with an autumn classic? 

    Gather This:

    1 ¼ cup all-purpose gluten-free flour (or 1:1 gluten-free flour)

    ½ cup oat flour 

    ½ cup almond flour 

    ½ cup coconut sugar or monk fruit

    1 tsp Fall Vibes

    1 tsp baking soda

    ½ tsp baking powder

    ½ tsp salt

    1 cup pumpkin purée

    ½ cup refined coconut oil (melted) 

    1-3 tbsp Cacao Bee Honey

    3-4 tbsp non-dairy milk (depending on thickness of GF flour)

    1 tsp vanilla 

    2 tsp apple cider vinegar 

    ½ cup dark chocolate chips


    Do This:

    Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour a standard-sized loaf pan.

    In a large bowl, mix together the dry ingredients: flours, sugar, soda, baking powder, salt, and Fall Vibes Superfood Blend.

    In a small bowl, whisk together the pumpkin purée, oil, honey, and milk. Vanilla extract optional.

    Add wet mixture to dry; stir, then add in the apple cider vinegar. Combine until moistened but do not overmix. The batter will be extra thick.

    Fold in chocolate chips and pour into the loaf pan.

    Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until the top of the loaf is golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. If outside starts to brown faster than the middle is cooking, cover with foil and continue to bake until the center is done.

    Allow the bread to cool in the pan for 20 minutes and ENJOY!!

    Cauliflower Cacao Smoothie Bowl

    Intuitively, it’s always great to load up your body with tons of fruits and veggies after a holiday or vacation. It’s a bit of a reset and in giving your body immune-boosting superfoods and tons of nutrients from whole, rich fruits and veggies you’re able to help yourself stay strong, energized and balanced during the fullness of the holiday season.


    The smoothie bowl is made with roasted purple potato which is loaded with antioxidants, reduces inflammation and is a nice source of fiber. It also has cauliflower which is extra-beneficial for a body reset after an indulgent holiday week and of course a heaping serving of Cacao Magic giving you plant-based protein, a natural energy boost and hormone-balancing support. 


    Enjoy this smoothie created by Philosophie Babe, Danielle (@cacaoforcoconuts_) in the mornings or as an afternoon treat. So good for you and the whole family!

    Gather This:

    1 - 1 ¼ cup liquid (this smoothie has a combination of oat milk and water )

    ½ cup frozen roasted purple potato

    ½ cup frozen riced cauliflower 

    ½ cup frozen steamed zucchini

    Frozen spinach

    ½ frozen banana

    Seed mix

    2 tbsp Cacao Magic Superfood & Protein Blend

    1 tbsp mesquite 



    Do This:

    Blend all ingredients and top with granola, coconut yogurt, and coconut cashew butter.


    I'd love to see the superfood bowls you dream up! Share them with us on Instagram with #PhilosophieSuperfoods!