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3 Delicious Bone Building Dessert Recipes You Will Love

It makes it so much easier to eat healthy food when it tastes good!

That's why we have compiled 3 of our favorite easy and delicious bone health dessert recipes.

These recipes are loaded with the nutrients necessary to build and maintain strong and healthy bones.

The best part is, that these recipes taste so good that you would want to eat them even if they weren't so healthy!

1. Lemon Coconut Cream Custard

Have you ever eaten an eggshell?

It may sound kind of odd, but egg shells are actually loaded with bone building minerals including calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium.

Despite what you may think, when properly blended, egg shells are actually easily digestible and their nutrition is highly bioavailable.

This delicious dessert is easy to prepare and is very high in vitamin C and bioflavonoids. Because of the eggs, it also provides good source of essential fatty acids.

Once made, you can add this creamy egg shell custard to other desserts for a burst of flavor an nutrition, or can be eaten on its own as a satisfying bone-building treat!

Ingredientscustard

1 large organic Meyer lemon
4 free-range eggs
½ cup of organic maple syrup
½ cup of organic coconut milk
¼ cup of spring water
1 teaspoon of organic vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  2. Grease the inside of a 9-inch glass pie pan with coconut oil.
  3. Scrub the lemon well and trim off the ends.
  4. Cut the lemon into wedges lengthwise and then once crosswise.
  5. Remove and discard the seeds and put the lemon pieces in a blender.
  6. Blend until broken up, about 30 seconds.
  7. Next, rinse off the eggs and add whole eggs, shell included, in to the blender.
  8. Process the egg and lemon mixture very well until the pieces of egg shell are completely blended up.
  9. Add the maple syrup, coconut milk, water, and vanilla to the blender and blend for about 1 minute.
  10. Pour the custard into the prepared pie pan and bake for about 20 to 30 minutes, until lightly browned and firm in the center.
  11. Cool before serving. Store in the refrigerator. The custard will keep for about 5 to 6 days.How did your custard turn out? Let us know in the comments below!

Adapted from jointessential.com

 

2. Oat Cluster Cookies

Eating foods for better bone health doesn't have to be a sacrifice in flavor!
These are a great guilt-free mid-day snack perfect for the whole family! With maple syrup and honey as all-natural sweeteners, these cookies are so delicious that kids even love them!

The combination of seeds, nuts and oats offers a wonderful array of minerals for building bone health. This includes high calcium, magnesium, potassium, selenium, and zinc. The oats add a considerable amount of fiber and help keep this treat low and the glycemic load.

Watch out, however, these cookies can definitely be addicting!

shutterstock_574839658Ingredients

1/3 cup maple syrup
1/3 c. honey
2 tsp. vanilla
2 T. almond butter
1/3 cup tahini
1-1/4 cups oats
1/4 c. spelt flour
1/2 c. sunflower seeds
1/2 c. pumpkin seeds
1/2 c. chocolate chips
1/4 cup ground flaxseeds
1/3 cup raisins
1/3 cup sesame seeds

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Lightly grease 2 large cookie sheets, or line with parchment paper.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the maple syrup, honey, vanilla, almond butter and tahini.
  4. In a medium-sized bowl, mix together the remaining ingredients until well combined.
  5. Pour wet mixture over the dry ingredients and stir thoroughly.
  6. Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until crisp and golden.
  7. Cookies will continue to crisp as they cool.
  8. Enjoy!

Adapted from healthandbone.ca

 

3. Sticky Chocolate Date Cake

bonehealthIngredients

2 tablespoon chia seeds
1/2 cup almond milk
3/4 cup dried dates
2 tablespoons raw honey
4 tablespoons almond butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup blanched almond flour
1/2 cup cocoa powder
1/4 cup dark chocolate chips
2 tablespoons shredded coconut

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together chia seeds and almond milk. Let sit to gel for 10 minutes.
  3. In a food processor, blend dates into a puree.
  4. Add chia gel, honey, almond butter, and vanilla and blend again until well combined.
  5. Add almond meal and cocoa powder to the food processor and blend again until combined.
  6.  Stir in chocolate chips.
  7. 5. Line a loaf pan with aluminum foil or parchment paper with some hanging over the sides then cover generously with oil.
  8. This makes it easier to remove.
  9. Scrape in batter and spread even with a spatula.
  10. Bake for 35 minutes, sprinkling with coconut halfway through cooking.
  11. Remove from oven, let cool in the pan. When ready to serve, lift out by pulling on the foil or parchment paper and cut into thin slices before serving.
  12. Serve warm, at room temperature, or cold.

Adapted from Avocadoadaynutrition.com

 

Food is Not Enough

While it certainly is very important to eat bone building nutrients in recipes like those listed above, it can actually be really hard to make sure you get all of the right nutrients in the right ratios from food alone.

This is why supplementation with key nutrients is so important for bone health.

Dr. Charles Price developed the Silical System formula specifically to provide the body with the most important vitamins and minerals for maintaining strong and healthy bones.

If you want to experience the benefits of better bone health, then pick up your Silical System today!

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