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Cacao Dried Cherry Energy Bars

January 16, 2014
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Last weekend, I had an incredible experience. Seriously incredible. I met a friend. Not so incredible? Well, wait until you hear the back story on this one. 18 years ago, many evenings after I would tuck my little girls into bed, I would get on the computer and head to a chat room on CompuServe. […]

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Contest Winner and a Clay Cacao Face Mask!

December 2, 2013
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  Announcing the winner of the Just the Goods giveaway, congratulations, Judy! We have sent you an email to confirm.  *** Milena, the creator of “Just the Goods” skin care has been gracious enough to send this face mask recipe for you to enjoy. I have tried it and found it to be delightful. I […]

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Orange Chocolate Hazelnut Tort with Hazelnut Caramel Topping

November 14, 2013
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Sometimes you just have to do what you have to do. And I might have gone a little over the top here but boy, is it awesome! And the holidays are coming up so it’s time to have some fun. You are never going to hear me tell you to have a raw dessert for […]

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Raw Chocolate Covered Nutella Macaroons

September 18, 2012
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Talk about a recipe morphing! I have been wanting to make a macaroon with a ganache center for a while now. But I like my macaroons fresh out of the dehydrator. They get a wonderful crunchy exterior and a soft interior. If you want a ganache center, that presents a problem. Here is a peek at my “interesting” creative […]

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Raw Walnut Cacao Dreamy Bars

August 17, 2012
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I have been fixated on omega 3′s (more on that in a minute). I have also been fixated on creating a new dessert bar recipe (I think you can understand that one). Two fixations came together and these tasty raw walnut cacao bars were born. First, lets talk omega 3′s. Why the fixation, you ask? […]

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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 Chipotle Cacao Brownies

December 13, 2011
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Quick: You are traveling, you don’t have any of your own kitchen equipment and someone asks you to bring a raw dessert to dinner. What to do? Raw Brownies! I recently posted a brownie recipe but instead of making the same recipe, I found myself thinking,  ”What else can I do with this raw recipe?”. […]

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Cacao Walnut Cookies

September 21, 2009
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I was going to write “cookies” and leave it at that. Seriously, do we need any more words? Cookies have played a large part in many  people’s lives. I recently asked some friends what their favorite cookie memory was. The stories that came back were great. Everyone had a very vivid memory involving cookies and […]

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Raw Chocolate Mousse

February 10, 2009
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Cacao chocolate mousse is good for your brain, your body and your attitude!

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