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Halvah

This recipe gives you a choice of two variations on a traditional dessert recipe from the Middle East.

  • 1/4-cup tahini (sesame seed paste – often used to make hummus)
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1/3-cup wheat germ
  • 1/3-cup ground flaxseed or sunflower seeds (can grind in a small coffee grinder)

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Halvah (cont.)

Directions:

  • Mix all together in a food processor.
  • Shape into a log and roll in additional ground flax seeds or whole sesame seeds.
  • Refrigerate then cut into small slices and serve as with fresh dates for a healthy dessert.

These two versions (one with flaxseeds and the other with sunflower seeds) each taste and look different. Serving both of them on a platter with whole dates and other fresh fruit for dessert is a beautiful and healthy way to end a meal with just a touch of sweetness. Enjoy!!