healthy recipes

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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Harvest Dehydrator

October 31, 2011

One of the questions that I get constantly is whether raw food recipes that involve a dehydrator can be made with an oven instead. Unless your oven can be set below 118 degrees, the answer is no – even convection ovens don’t have the airflow needed for effective dehydration, and the concentrated heat destroys key nutrients […]

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Butternut Squash with White Wine Mushroom and Sage

September 27, 2011
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Fall is one of my favorite seasons. I love the crisp feel in the air and the exploding colors as the trees move into their their winter slumber. The raw foods I love start to change from the light, fresh summer fruits to the heavier root vegetables. Seasoning starts to speak of sage and cinnamon. […]

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Raw Vegan Lasagna

September 15, 2011
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I have been wanting to create a recipe for raw lasagna for a while now. Today was the day and I am pretty excited about how this turned out. I mixed things up a bit by making a spinach-walnut pesto, a delicious tomato sauce, an exciting cashew cheese and using some traditional sausage herbs, a […]

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100% Smart

September 14, 2011
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I am often asked if I eat a 100% raw diet. If you have been hanging out with us, you already know the answer. I do not. The majority of my diet (80-100%) is raw. In the summer, I eat almost all raw food. But when dealing with winter and also social situations, I allow […]

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Tomato Spinach Tart

September 7, 2011
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  Fall is in the air, the evenings are getting cooler and my dehydrator is humming again! During the summer, dinner is almost always a hearty salad made with fresh finds from the farmer’s market. But as the evenings cool off, I find myself wanting something a little more substantial and the raw food recipes […]

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Ground Cherries

August 17, 2011
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“Ping me when you are up!” The email was sitting at the top of my in-box from my friend, Susan Berkson, the Minneapolis Farmer’s Market queen. She hosts a weekly radio show called “Fresh and Local” and is all about the Minneapolis Farmer’s Market. I jumped on video chat and was enthusiastically greeted with, “Ground cherries are in […]

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Strawberry Watermelon Lemonade

June 21, 2011
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Back in the summer of 2009, I posted a recipe for one of my favorite summer drinks. Watermelon Lemonade. There are quite a few health benefits to this amazing, flavorful drink and it is very quick to make and is a great nutritious addition to your raw food diet! Watermelon is packed with antioxidants. A […]

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Banana Pineapple Green Drink

June 6, 2011
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My normal morning routine always includes a green drink for breakfast. Sometimes that is enough to fill me up, other mornings I might add a little something on the side. One of my favorites is cinnamon raisin toast. This morning, I had a huge bunch of spinach from my farmer’s market trip, yesterday. I usually start with […]

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Curry Pineapple with Parsnip Rice

May 23, 2011
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One of my daughters and my favorite dinners when they were growing up was a brown rice curry dish with pineapple. I wanted to make this recipe 100% raw. Using parsnips for the rice and adding quite a few more veggies than the original had, I came up with a great raw food recipe for […]

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Raw Veggie Kabobs

April 24, 2011
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  It has been a rough spring all around. We have been having late season snows, cold, and sleet. Somehow the grass is starting to turn green and tiny little buds are appearing on the trees. I love this time of awakening. The ponds go from frozen circles of ice to open water, alive with […]

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Nutritional Basics

March 14, 2011
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    I am becoming overwhelmed by the amount of disagreement that goes on in the world of healthy eating. I recently watched two men argue their take on diet to the point of it involving the size of their manhood. I kid you not.  Still shaking my head on that one. At Rawmazing, I […]

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Raw Food for Your Face

March 4, 2011
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  I love winter, which is a good thing, living in Minnesota. I love the snow and the cold. When the temperature starts to drop, I am like a kid in a candy shop. It means sweaters, fires and snow! I find the winter light breath taking and the air invigorating. Because of that, I am […]

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Pears with Pistachio Cream and Cacao

February 11, 2011
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I often get asked where my inspiration for raw food recipes comes from. This raw food dessert is based on a dish that I had years ago. It was a pear that was poached in red wine and topped with whipping cream and pistachos. I never forgot that dessert. Recreating it in raw food form […]

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Eggplant Chips with Cucumber Dip

February 1, 2011
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I know I have hit on a really good raw food recipe when I can barely get the dish photographed because I want to eat it. So, if I tell you I should have taken more pictures of this one, you get the drift. The flavors compliment each other beautifully. The spicy chips love the […]

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Finding Your Raw Groove

January 31, 2011
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I have a pattern. It seems to happen to me every year, right about now. First, I start to get a little cabin fever. Then, to add insult to injury, I put on a pair of pants, or look in the mirror and all of the slack I have cut myself over the Christmas holidays […]

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