Practically Green!

August 15, 2011
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I seem to be finding treasures everywhere these days. Recently, at a dinner I was invited to I met Micaela Preston, a fellow author and green living advocate. I was so impressed with her and her book, “Practically Green” I asked her to write a post for Rawmazing. I think you will love the information […]

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Raw Tea “Sandwiches”

July 11, 2011
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  I have been creating and shooting around the clock, working on the next Rawmazing E-Book, Frozen Desserts. It is coming together beautifully and will be released soon. When I am working on a recipe book, I have a tendency to put my head down and lose track of everything else. I often describe it […]

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Unhealthy Raw Vegan?

May 4, 2011
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The verdict is in. A plant based diet is your best (natural) weapon against heart disease, cancer and diabetes. With many wonderful books and cookbooks currently on the best seller list that promote a health inspired, vegan diet, Oprah doing an entire show on veganism, “Meatless Mondays” becoming a theme everywhere you look, people are […]

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Forbidden Rice

April 28, 2011
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Black Rice and Veggies with Sweet and Sour Sauce from Transitional Raw Foods On Sunday, I posted one of my new favorite recipes for Kabobs. They are a delicious alternative to kabobs on the grill. As the comments came in, people weren’t asking about the kabobs, they were asking about the Forbidden Rice that I pictured the […]

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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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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 Food Balance

January 24, 2011
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A good friend of mine posted a comment today on her Facebook page. She made tacos with walnuts and her ph level was more acidic. She was wondering if it was the walnuts. It could very well have been because walnuts are very acidic. But they also contain tons of health promoting nutrients. The good […]

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Maple Cinnamon Pecan Cookies

January 10, 2011
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I am still cleaning out from the holidays. My sugar cravings are subsiding for the most part but today I wanted to create a raw food recipe for a tasty sweet treat. I have had maple and pecan on the brain. I decided to throw together a little cookie that would satisfy my sweet tooth, […]

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Raw Recipe: Earl Grey Chocolate Terrine

November 4, 2010
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Last week, I had the pleasure of photographing one of Minneapolis’ top chefs while he taught a cooking class. Vincent Francoual, of Vincent, A Restaurant amazed and amused his class with the most tantalizing recipes ever, and his charming personality. One of his creations for the evening was a Earl Grey Chocolate Terrine. I will […]

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Week One Give-a-Way!

October 4, 2010
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Last week I announced that we are going to be giving away a gift every week from now until the end of the year! I am so excited! You will have to check in each Monday to see what we will be giving away for that week. Some products will be directly associated with raw […]

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Chicken of the Woods

September 27, 2010
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The other morning, I was hiking in the woods with Sadie and Skyler. All around me were these bright orange mushrooms, lighting up the woods. They were beautiful, and since I know nothing about distinguishing edible mushrooms from poisonous ones, I decided that I would come back the next day and take some pictures. I […]

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10 Great Reasons to Eat Raw Food

August 20, 2010
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Sometimes, we just need to remind ourselves why. Why we need to exercise, why we need to work on our diet. Why we need to incorporate more healthy, raw foods into our diet. Here are a few of my favorites: 1. When you start incorporating more raw foods into your diet, you are automatically starting […]

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Raw Food and Reading Labels

June 25, 2010
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There is a lot of talk these days about making sure you read food labels so you can avoid many of the “substances” that we know harm us but are in every day food. I am suggesting that you take it one step further. Start eliminating “food” that has a label! If there is a […]

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Cinnamon and Fruit Chia Pudding

June 21, 2010
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I was always a big fan of tapioca pudding. Loved the texture, the taste, the richness. I still love contrasts. And this pudding is full of them. I wanted an extra rich pudding so I used cashew cream instead of milk. Topped off with fruit and a dash of cinnamon, it hits the spot! Experiment […]

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Raw Is Not Difficult!

June 15, 2010
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At what point do we start realizing how important what we eat is to our quality of life. I was listening to Dr Christiane Northrup, MD, author of “Women’s Health, Women’s Wisdom”. She stated, “What we eat and exercise are the single most important things we can do for our health”. I was informed by […]

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Raw Food and the Farmer’s Market

June 7, 2010
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The farmer’s markets around the country are back in full swing and I am loving it! I go at least once a week, sometimes twice just to have the opportunity to buy super fresh greens and veggies picked that morning! Even though many of the growers at our main market in Minneapolis are not certified […]

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