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Romantic Raspberry Swirl

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The flavonoids in these luscious berries are also excellent for the heart-they help repair blood vessels and reduce blood clotting. Berries also provide high levels of vitamin C to protect artery walls and lower cholesterol.

The flavonoids in these luscious berries are also excellent for the heart they help repair blood vessels and reduce blood clotting. Berries also provide high levels of vitamin C to protect artery walls and lower cholesterol. Simply wash berries if organic or soak or spray them with a biodegradable fruit wash and rinse if non-organic.

1 10-oz package (300 g) firm silken tofu
1 cup (250 ml) raspberries, fresh or frozen
2 Tbsp (60 ml) lemon juice
1/3 cup (80 ml) natural cane sugar such as Sucanat or Rapadura, or other sweetener
1/8 tsp (1 ml) sea salt

In a food processor or blender, place all ingredients and blend until completely smooth. Spoon into two bowls and chill before serving, at least one hour. Serves two.

Source: alive #244, February 2003

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