Peach and Kale Salad with Maple Miso Vinaigrette

July 24, 2013
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 Now that peaches are in season, it’s the perfect time for a raw kale and peach salad recipe. I love peaches. They are perfection. This salad brings together the wonderful sweetness of peaches with crunchy, nutritional kale and ties together with a tangy Maple Miso Vinaigrette and  pecans. It makes a delicious, satisfying lunch or […]

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Eggplant “Fries”

July 8, 2013
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Who says “fries” have to be deep-fried potatoes? These raw eggplant “fries” are super simple and so delicious. A quick chop and  soak in the marinade and away you go! I made these in my dehydrator but you can certainly experiment with your oven. Just note if you really want them raw the food temperature needs to stay under […]

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Frozen Blackberry Lime Tarts

June 26, 2013
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Frozen Blackberry Lime Tarts from “Rawmazing Frozen Desserts“. Recipe below. This delightful raw recipe for “Blackberry Lime Hearts” comes from one of my all time favorite recipe books: Rawmazing Frozen Desserts, which is on sale this week! It is the perfect summer recipe book, filled with recipes for delicious frozen treats. All of the recipes are […]

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Raw Thin Mint Peppermint Patties

June 11, 2013
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Chocolate Covered Mint “Oreos” Chocolate Mint Wafers Raw “Thin Mints” Raw Peppermint Mint Patties Raw Mint “Oreos”   It all started with a hankering for a peppermint patty. A week later, I have three delicious, perfected recipes that can combine in a multitude of ways. Chocolate wafer cookie? Thin mint? Peppermint Patty? Minty “Oreo”? You […]

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Roasted Garlic and Sun Dried Tomato Vegan “Cheese”

May 29, 2013
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Roasted Garlic? That’s not raw! No, it isn’t. But in this post I am going to show you one of the ways I incorporate cooked elements in my raw recipes to make over the top delicious bites to dine on. For me, food isn’t just about putting nutrients into your body. Food is about delighting your […]

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The Winner and Some Really Great Breakfast Cookies!

May 23, 2013
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We have a winner of the grain grinder / flaker! Our random number generator picked Maya! Congradulations to you and for everyone else, watch for new, fun contests in the near future! I have to admit, I love hosting contests. First, I get to give away something useful and fun. Second, I LOVE the comments that […]

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Grain Grinder Give Away!

May 13, 2013

Contest is now closed. Grain Grinder and Flaker Give Away! If you enjoyed the “How to Make Raw Flaked Oats” post, you will love this give-away! It is a grain grinder and grain flaker just for you so you can make your own raw sprouted oat flakes and other raw sprouted flours and flakes! This […]

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Make Raw Oat Flakes

May 11, 2013
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This is the FlicFloc. It works by forcing the dried grain through two steel rollers. There aren’t a lot of grains that I use in raw food preparation, but raw, sprouted flaked oats can really provide interesting texture, taste and substance, without all the fat and calories in nuts. And oats are energy producing powerhouses […]

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Cinnamon Orange Energy Bars with Orange White Cacao Frosting

April 30, 2013
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I am alway amazed at the difference in people’s body types, and their ability to burn or store their calories. I store, my sweetie burns. Maybe it is because he runs (fast) over 16 miles a week and throws in 3 weight workouts on top of it. But even if he didn’t, I can guarantee […]

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Jicama and Melon Salad with Cumin Cucumber Dressing

April 26, 2013
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Today I am going to introduce you to my best friend in the kitchen. Well, other than Sadie and Skyler, who are my constant companions while I cook. The Flavor Bible by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg is considered to be the essential guide to culinary creativity. What exactly is it? The Flavor Bible is 377 […]

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Orange Thyme Salad with Glazed Beets and Spiced Walnuts

April 17, 2013
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I am not going to lie, this salad has a lot going on. But in a well paired, delicious way. Orange spiced walnuts, balsamic glazed beets, a wonderful orange- thyme-walnut dressing…it’s tough not to love all these flavors. The best part is they love each other! I am a big proponent of keeping things simple. […]

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Strawberry Chocolate “Cheesecake” No Nuts!

April 8, 2013
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 I promise…this will be the last substitution raw “cheesecake” for a little while. But after the pineapple question, I had to try another one. This raw “cheesecake” turned out so well I wanted to share it with you! Fair warning, there is one more in the series but I have to take a little time […]

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Raw Pineapple Coconut “Cheesecake” Part 2

March 30, 2013
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Substitutions Part 2:  Raw Pineapple “Cheesecake” (No Nuts!) Please read to the end for the recipe.  A funny thing happened while working on this post. It involves jello, pineapple and my mother, Cora. A little more on that later.  In my quest to help people with substitutions, I decided to write a three part series […]

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Lemon Thyme Pine Nut “Cheesecake”

March 21, 2013
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This delightful Lemon Thyme Pine Nut “Cheesecake” was inspired by repeated requests for a substitution for cashews in raw desserts. It is completely cashew free and gluten free. The combination of lemon and thyme pairs beautifully with the pine nuts and the texture is dreamy. And thanks to my lovely friend, Rose Roesch for lending […]

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Raw Avocado Kale Pesto with Zucchini Noodles

March 18, 2013
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I don’t remember when I had my first bite of pesto. I do remember that it was love at first taste. The explosion of garlic, the freshness of the basil, the decadence of the cheese, I was hooked. My second epiphany came when I was introduced to avocado pesto through one of Chloe Coscarelli’s recipes. I mean seriously. Beyond […]

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Raw White Chocolate Coconut Truffles 3 Ways

March 9, 2013
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I have a sweet tooth. I am not even going to try to pretend I don’t. Just check out the dessert section! I envy people who say, I don’t really care about dessert because for me, a meal just doesn’t feel complete until I have that little pop of sweet at the end.  The funny […]

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