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Raw Pear and Fig Ginger Tart

September 4, 2013
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Yesterday, my wonderful assistant Shannon and I sat down and figured out all of the new recipes for the 2014 calendar which will be available in October. I am so excited to get working on all of the delicious recipes that will be included! I made sure that none of the recipes require a dehydrator […]

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Raw Thin Mint Peppermint Patties

June 11, 2013
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Chocolate Covered Mint “Oreos” Chocolate Mint Wafers Raw “Thin Mints” Raw Peppermint Mint Patties Raw Mint “Oreos”   It all started with a hankering for a peppermint patty. A week later, I have three delicious, perfected recipes that can combine in a multitude of ways. Chocolate wafer cookie? Thin mint? Peppermint Patty? Minty “Oreo”? You […]

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Cinnamon Orange Energy Bars with Orange White Cacao Frosting

April 30, 2013
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I am alway amazed at the difference in people’s body types, and their ability to burn or store their calories. I store, my sweetie burns. Maybe it is because he runs (fast) over 16 miles a week and throws in 3 weight workouts on top of it. But even if he didn’t, I can guarantee […]

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Jicama and Melon Salad with Cumin Cucumber Dressing

April 26, 2013
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Today I am going to introduce you to my best friend in the kitchen. Well, other than Sadie and Skyler, who are my constant companions while I cook. The Flavor Bible by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg is considered to be the essential guide to culinary creativity. What exactly is it? The Flavor Bible is 377 […]

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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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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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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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Raw Chili

November 1, 2012
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There are a lot of recipes for raw chili but of course,  with the weather changing, I though it was time for me to throw my hat into the raw chili ring! This is a super simple recipe that requires no dehydrator!  Balancing flavors and textures is alway my number one goal and this dish […]

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Carrot Noodles with “Peanut” Sauce

October 17, 2012
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Peanut sauce with noodles is one of my favorite dishes. Once I make it, I can’t stop eating it … which isn’t necessarily a good thing. And unfortunately, the traditional way to make this dish is with canned coconut milk, peanut butter and rice noodles. I wanted a fresher, more nutritious version. Time to rawify […]

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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 Mock Tuna Salad

August 22, 2012
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  Oh how I struggled with the title of this post. It isn’t really mock “tuna”. It is a wonderful fruit and veggie salad, with the addition of a nut paté and a wonderful raw, vegan mayo. But that title is a little long. What I did do was base the salad/nut paté on what […]

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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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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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Avocado Jicama Dill Salad

June 25, 2012
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I am in the midst of a love affair. Completely head over heels swept away. And  by a fruit, no less. The object of my affection? The avocado. The Haas avocado to be precise. And it is the perfect time of year to grab a few of these beauties and have your way with them! The […]

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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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Rawmazing 2012 Calendar!

November 17, 2011
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Available Now! Only 12.95 To order the 2014 Calendar: Click Here I am really excited about this year’s jewel case calendar. The recipes have been tested out on raw and non-raw eating folks, all of which loved the dishes. In response to so many people who don’t have dehydrators, I have made this calendar a […]

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