Jakfruit Pudding and a Great Giveaway

You may remember my jackfruit spiel (which included an ice cream recipe featuring the fruit) not long ago, but for those of you who haven't, I loooove jackfruit! In fact, it's my favorite fruit of all (papaya is probably second). I'm so grateful to be able to get it dried (I get it from Vivapura) since I don't have access to the fresh stuff. 
I made this delicious pudding yesterday for breaky. I like to keep the other flavours pretty neutral to keep the jackfruit flavor (think juicy fruit gum) intact. 

Jackfruit Pudding


1/3 cup packed, dried jackfruit
1 cup water
1/2 cup frozen, chopped mango
1 frozen banana


Soak the dried fruit in the water for at least 6 hours - I soak mine over night.
Blend all ingredients together until smooth and creamy.
I sprinkled it with jarrah bee pollen.

Staying on a sweet note for another second... My bloggie friend, Averie is famous for her dessert balls. I had been wanting to make a few of her goodies for ages, and finally got around to it a few months ago (yes, I'm often waaay behind in blogging).

I chose her Almond Butter Cookies - totally awesome, although hers look much firmer than mine which turned out fairly gooey. Heck, I didn't care how firm they were because the taste and smooth texture was just to my liking! I enjoyed them straight outta the freezer like rich chewy fudge. While she added vegan chips, I added chunks of my raw chocolate from Just Desserts.

I also made some Coconut Almond Butter Balls, by simply adding shredded coconut to the almond butter dough. Yumm!

Onto the giveaway! Not actually by me this time, but by my sweetie, Philip! He's got 3 great gifts for one lucky winner. Check out the video here - I got to make a quick appearance.

Also, I've finally joined the Twitter phenomena... I'm probably the last person in North America to do so (my friends have been telling me to get it for years)... and have no idea what I'm doing, so if you have any tips, let me know! My screen name - @heathypace. I have one friend so far... 🙂 Hehehe

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13 Comments
  1. March 12, 2010 at 05:09
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    Hi Heathy, the post looks awesome and thank you....you are so kind. Many people, well most, would have just done their own thing and I totally appreciate the consideration..you are a total class act, thank you :) <br /><br />Just became your twitter following friend :)<br /><br />and Philip's site looks awesome..how cool! Gonna browse that some later on!<br /><br />HAve a beautiful night and if there's anything I can ever, ever help you promote, like your awesome book! I will :)<br /><br />xoxo

  2. March 12, 2010 at 05:15
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    I saw the video earlier - nice cameo! :) You guys are so cute!

  3. March 12, 2010 at 06:39
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    my comment just deleted for some weird reason.<br /><br />i think i said something about how i need to get some of that jackfruit.<br /><br />also that i follow you on twitter @cherrycobbler is my name.<br /><br />and love that you and philip are together. i thought i felt a connection when i saw you two at raw spirit fest.

  4. March 12, 2010 at 11:51
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    Heather!! Great post - I gotta try the jackfruit sometime! I also checked out the video - you two are cuttteeee. And, I am now following you on Twitter! :-)

  5. March 12, 2010 at 11:58
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    PS...I have little to no idea how to use Twitter as well! haha for some reason, I find it very confusing :-)

  6. March 12, 2010 at 12:09
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    Hey Heathy!<br /><br />Wow, congrats on the site makeover! I am so totally excited for this new professional chapter for you :) <br /><br />And of course, your pudding looks yum.<br /><br />xo

  7. March 12, 2010 at 12:14
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    I'm not on twitter yet, have been putting it off. <br /><br />I just made Averie's peanut butter cups last night, and whoa are they delish! I want to try her "balls" next!<br /><br />Have a great weekend!

  8. March 12, 2010 at 13:54
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    Hey Heathy! Those balls look great! :)OKay, that sounded weird! Haha, I am now following you on twitter (LaurenGinger). Saw you in the video, too adorable! Ahhh, I want your hair!!! :)

  9. March 12, 2010 at 15:15
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    These look really good, and so does your pudding! Thanks for sharing!<br /><br />And BTW, I am not on Twitter, so you are definitely not the last person in North America.

  10. March 12, 2010 at 15:42
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    Averie's balls are really good!<br /><br />Thanks for the tip to Philip's giveaway!<br /><br />xoxo

  11. March 13, 2010 at 18:26
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    For some reason I can't access the link to the video on youtube. It is listed as private. Any thoughts?<br />Thanks-<br />Tiff

  12. March 14, 2010 at 18:09
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    I love your new blog design! And almond butter cookies sound delicious. I bet using cashew butter would be amazing as well.

  13. March 14, 2010 at 22:26
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    yum! i need to get me some jackfruit.

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