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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Rawmazing Desserts on Sale!

September 23, 2010
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Rawmazing Dessert Book Sale! From now until Sunday, September 26th at midnight, the rawmazing dessert book will be on sale! 145 pages of mouth-watering recipes, hints, tips and ingredient and supply glossaries! Every recipe is  beautiful and gourmet, with full color photos and clear, concise directions. You won’t believe that raw desserts can be this […]

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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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Raw Food: Kale Chips 9 Ways!

May 17, 2010
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Until yesterday, I had never created a raw food recipe for kale chips. I couldn’t bring myself to take a veggie that I consider a bit bitter and try to turn it into something yummy. My friend, Joanna kept insisting that they were fab so I decided to give it a whirl. They turned out […]

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Sun Dried Tomato Spread Two!

April 1, 2010
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As promised on Tuesday, here is part two of the Sun Dried Tomato Spread Recipe! I am all about quick and easy raw food recipes, and it doesn’t get any quicker and easier than this. By simply taking a half of a cup of the spread recipe posted Tuesday, adding a little water and a […]

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Cacao Ganache Raspberry Tart

March 20, 2010
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Want a quick, beautiful, gourmet raw food dessert recipe that tastes like heaven? Throw together this little tart and your guests will be impressed. Start with a quick ganache, throw in some raspberries and a little nut crust and with in minutes, you have this beautiful dessert. We will be announcing the contest winner on […]

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Raw Food 21 Day Winter Challenge

January 31, 2010
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I am excited. If you have been hanging around here for a bit, you know I am not consistently a 100% raw foodist. During the summer? Yes. Because it is easy to be 100%. Local produce is plentiful, the weather is warm, we crave salads and fruit. But when the temps dip below zero in […]

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Raw Banana Cream Pie

January 26, 2010
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I am a big fan of bananas. They are loaded with potassium, B6 and fiber. They are also extremely portable, as they come with their own carrying case that is very easy to discard (yes, I am referring to the peel). I had a couple of ripe bananas sitting on the counter just begging to […]

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Orange Pomegranate Salad

January 4, 2010
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The holidays are over along with tables full of beautiful festive food. While my body is craving clean, healthy raw food, my mind still is looking for beauty. Time for a festive salad! Oranges, pomegranate, pecans and greens topped with an orange chia seed dressing. Quick, festive and delicious!

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2010 Inspiration

December 30, 2009
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I am going to deviate from raw food today to share with you some thoughts for the new year. We are approaching the end of the year, and the end of a decade. I know for many, myself included, 2009 was one of the most challenging years I have ever faced. I found myself living […]

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Raw Orange Chocolate “Cheesecake”

December 10, 2009
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What do you do when a blizzard cancels your raw food cooking class and you have cashews soaking for prep? Make a great raw recipe for cheesecake! I love the combination of orange and chocolate. A bag of beautiful, fragrant oranges was sitting on the counter. Time to have some fun. The texture came out […]

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Raw Food: Amazing Grain

November 8, 2009
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Creating this blog, and all the raw food recipes constantly has me on the hunt for interesting people that I can introduce you to. On a recent trip to the Mill City Farmer’s Market, I met Marty Glanville and her husband, Darrold. I was casually strolling through the booths, marveling at all of the wonderful […]

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Red Pepper Poppers

November 5, 2009
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Recently, I hosted a raw food pot luck at my home. Talking to everyone, at all levels of involvement with raw food was interesting and enlightening. It is always fun to see what raw food dishes people show up with. One couple brought some jalapeno poppers, made the raw food way. They were very good. […]

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Raw Food Recipes: Warm Cacao with Cinnamon

October 29, 2009
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One of my favorite winter treats that I used to drink every day is Hot Chocolate. I used to make it with whole milk and sugar, often topping it with a huge dollop of whipped cream. Makes me shudder just to think about it! I still enjoy my favorite drink, but now I reap the […]

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Raw Food: Soaking Nuts and Seeds

October 26, 2009
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Whether you are eating a raw food diet, or simply incorporating more raw foods into your diet, most likely you are eating more nuts and seeds. In raw food cooking, nuts and seeds are a versatile food source. They can be used to make substitutions for many dairy products such as milk, sour cream, cream […]

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Broccoli Raisin Salad Done the Raw Food Way

October 24, 2009
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I love to make raw food versions of traditional recipes. One of my favorite salads from the “old” days was broccoli, raisin salad.It is a favorite that appears everywhere. You will find it at salad bars, and potlucks. The original is filled with bacon, mayo and sugar. That no longer fits into my needs for […]

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