Thai Style Noodles and Veggies

April 17, 2012
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  What a journey raw food can take us on! It all started with a longing for Pad Thai, took a stop along the way to make raw fresh coconut milk and ended up with this wonderful Asian inspired dish that really isn’t Pad Thai at all!  The flavors are fresh, bright and inspiring. The […]

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Fresh Raw Coconut Milk

April 12, 2012
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It all started with a  craving for raw Pad Thai. I haven’t made it yet, and have been wanting to for quite a while. Knowing that coconut milk is an important ingredient that I want in my Pad Thai sauce, I set out to make fresh, raw coconut milk for my raw Pad Thai raw […]

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Raw Zucchini Shoe-String “Fries”

April 1, 2012
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Sometimes simple snacks just hit the spot. These tasty little zucchini shoe-string “fries” fit the simple and satisfying bill!  Zucchini is inexpensive and plentiful especially during it’s growing season. We tend to take it for granted, or struggle to get rid of it if it is growing in our garden! As prolific and under-rated as […]

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Left-over Juice Pulp Doggie Treats

March 28, 2012
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I get A LOT of requests for recipes that use the pulp that is left over from juicing. Frankly, I understand that when you look at all of that vegetable matter, you think, “I can’t possibly throw this away!” But seriously, what you are looking at, it is just the plant matter that is left […]

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Raw Lavender Lemon Tea Cookies

March 23, 2012
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  Spring has come so early to so many parts of the country this year. Normally, I would still be shoveling and instead I am picking dandelion greens! I am not sure how I feel about this, being a snow and winter lover. But ever the optimist, I have decided to jump into spring with […]

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Raw Strawberry Thumbprint Cookies

March 12, 2012
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  I love cookies. I have always loved cookies. In days past, I have to admit, there were days that I lived on cookies. A lot of good that did me! Now I have created a wonderful collection of raw food recipes for cookies that are tasty and healthy.  These little raw strawberry thumbprint cookies […]

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Pear Walnut Raw Crackers with Raw Pear Fig Compote

February 29, 2012
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Walnuts and pears come together beautifully in these tasty little raw crackers. Highlighted with cinnamon, sage, cracked pepper and a pinch of salt (himalayan) and topped with a raw fig-pear compote, they are the perfect little treat for tea. Well, if you don’t have time for tea, they make a great little snack any time […]

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My Least Favorite Comments and Questions

February 27, 2012
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Ok…I realize that I am going out on a limb here and hopefully I won’t offend anyone. First, let me say that I am very grateful to all of you who come here for healthy inspiration, information and recipes. I am grateful for all your lovely comments and wonderful e-mails. But, there are a few […]

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Apple Fennel Salad

February 21, 2012
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Apples and fennel. A match made in heaven. Combine it with a bright lemon maple vinaigrette and some macadamia “cheese” crumbles and you have a delicious salad that works for lunch or a first course for company! I love the combination of fennel and apples and this recipe utilizes both the bulb and the leaves.  Fennel is […]

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Raw Yam and Carrot Savory Pancakes

February 14, 2012
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I am a big fan of interesting textures and wonderful taste. I am also a big fan of savory pancakes! I decided to create a twist on the traditional potato pancakes with these yam, carrot pancakes that are laced with hazelnuts, rosemary and sage. The flavors marry beautifully and with the addition of the raw […]

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Fun Storage Ideas

February 12, 2012
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I buy a lot of stuff in bulk. Actually, I buy everything I can in bulk. I also like to store in glass. I keep my glass storage containers in my pantry in the dark to maintain freshness. Nuts and some grains that I grind fresh live in the refrigerator. Here’s the part that drives […]

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Kitchen Sink Raw Cookies

February 7, 2012
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Sometimes I just want a bite of something sweet. But I still want it to be healthy, quick and easy. People call these “kitchen sink” cookies (everything but the kitchen sink) or “dump” cookies (you just dump stuff in them), but what ever you want to call them, they are great. Requiring no dehydrator or […]

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Raw, Vegan Cherry Crisp!

January 26, 2012
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Sometimes there are no words. This was so simple and so delicious I just had to share. Soft, moist and juicy, so close to the real thing. I haven’t made a “crisp before even though fruit crisps are some of my favorite desserts. I wanted to lighten this one up (not make the “crisp” only […]

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Rejuvelac

January 19, 2012
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  Rejuvelac is a fermented beverage that is inexpensive, easy to make, refreshing to drink and FULL of wonderful nutrients for your body. A healthy probiotic, it also has vitamins B, K and E, proteins, and enzymes. It is beneficial to your digestive system, promoting a healthy intestinal environment. It is also a great starter for raw nut cheese!

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Homemade Body Butter Recipe

January 17, 2012
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  *Because of the popularity of this recipe on pinterest, I am getting many, many questions that are more suited for an expert. This is a raw food site, this was my first attempt at body butter, it worked better than I could have hoped for and if you make this recipe as stated, it […]

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Raw Food Sweet Potato Mushroom Sliders

January 10, 2012
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If you don’t have a dehydrator, it might be time to get one because this raw food recipe for “sliders” is worth buying one for! Before I started eating a diet of mostly raw, vegan food, one of my favorite treats used to be sliders. You know, the mini-burgers that you just pop in your […]

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