figs

Raw Vegan Fig and Pear Tart with Lavender and Chocolate Ganache

July 10, 2015
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We are ditching coconut oil in desserts. No, really. Seriously ditching it. Because I want you to be healthy. And I no longer am buying into the coconut oil is optimal (internally) doctrine. I still love it for skin and hair care. But an oil is not a whole food. It provides a ton of […]

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Rosemary Honey “Cheese” with Figs and a Balsamic Reduction

July 23, 2012
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When fresh figs make an appearance at the market, my heart skips a beat. I love everything about them. Their beautiful shape and the deep colors remind me of a renaissance painting. The soft, pink  fruit is delicately sweet. The texture starts with firm flesh that yields to the juicy interior intermingled with crunchy seeds. Truly a chef’s dream, […]

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Hazelnut Fig and Sage Crackers with Honey Walnut Spread RAW

November 9, 2011
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Years ago, when I first started experimenting with raw food recipes, I would take ingredients and throw them together hoping they would turn out. I had some successes and some disasters. Over the years, I have developed almost a sixth sense in regards to ingredients. I can read a recipe and know how it will […]

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