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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Raw Bruschetta Crackers with Basil Garlic Cashew Spread

February 27, 2013
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A week and a half ago I threw a dinner party. It wasn’t your typical party as I fed an entire group of non-vegans a completely vegan dinner. There was raw food and some cooked food. Everyone loved everything and I loved showing these dedicated meat eaters that you can actually make delicious food that […]

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Raw Orange Ginger Glazed Doughnuts

February 6, 2013
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A while back, I bought a doughnut pan. It seemed like a good idea at the time. You could bake doughnuts (gluten free and healthy, of course) instead of frying them. Frying is a word that no longer exists in my vocabulary. I put the pan in the cupboard and promptly forgot about it. That […]

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Kale and Cabbage Salad

January 25, 2013
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I love this salad. It is fresh, tasty, healthy and keeps beautifully! The best part is that it has so much going on, it easily makes a satisfying meal. Full of nutrient dense kale and cabbage, pumpkin seeds and dried cranberries, you can really sink your teeth into this one. Kale is one of the […]

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Raw Cauliflower Apple Soup

January 15, 2013
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The temperature has dropped and soup weather is here! I whipped up a quick, delicious soup for you to put on your winter table. Cauliflower and apples go together beautifully. This simple soup needs little more than salt and pepper, but don’t forget the marinated onions. They make the dish! You can warm this in […]

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Raw Almond Joy Bars

January 4, 2013
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Today’s post was supposed to be about buckwheat. I have been soaking, sprouting, and grinding all week. I was just about to start putting together the buckwheat recipes when a member of the Rawmazing Facebook Group posted this recipe for almond joy bars and challenged me to make it raw. I took a quick look […]

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Raw Ginger Orange Oatmeal Cookies

December 17, 2012
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We have a long standing tradition (as so many others do) of making tons of Christmas cookies. My daughters would descend on the kitchen and hours later, flour everywhere, the fruits of their labor sat on tray after glistening tray, waiting to be consumed by the dozens. And consume we did.  These days, I still love cookies, […]

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Sprouted Red Lentils with Curry Sauce and Kale

December 5, 2012
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I have to admit, I have a thing for soaked and sprouted lentils. The taste is fresh and they have a delightful little crunch, not too hard, not too soft. Simply delicious. They also pack an amazing nutritional punch. They are a great source of protein, B vitamins and iron.  Red lentils tend to be […]

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Cheezy Kale Crackers

November 25, 2012
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If I don’t have a batch of raw crackers or flat bread around, I am at extreme risk of snack attacks. You know what I am talking about. The attacks that an apple or an orange can’t curb. The attacks that find me riffling through the cabinets for something crunchy and satisfying. The attacks that can lead me […]

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Raw Orange Chocolate “Cheese” Cake Revisited

November 11, 2012
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A funny thing happened when my publisher sent me a copy of my latest book to proof. I really disliked one of the pictures. I took it a couple of years ago, when I was just learning how to shoot food. There was a lot of trial and error at that point and this photo […]

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Welcome Just the Goods

November 5, 2012

If you have been searching for great vegan body products, Just the Goods, our newest sponsor is exactly what you are looking for. I have to admit, I am a bit of a beauty product junkie. My drawers and cabinets were full of bottles and jars of numerous products that I have tried over the […]

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