Strawberry Watermelon Mint Granita and E-book Sale!

August 15, 2015
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I woke this morning to orange skies from the fires burning around California and threats of record heat in the 100’s. It sounds like most of the U.S. will be super hot these next few days! So to help you (and me) stay cool, it’s time to break out one of my favorite desserts from […]

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Energy Boosting Breakfast Shake

August 5, 2015
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Shannon, my assistant, came strolling in last Tuesday with a very interesting looking drink in her hand. It was a sage green with a little purple hue. I asked her what was in it and was blown away with the level of nutrients that were in her glass! Chia seeds, young coconut water, hemp seeds, […]

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Strawberry Chocolate “Cheesecake” No Nuts!

April 8, 2013
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 I promise…this will be the last substitution raw “cheesecake” for a little while. But after the pineapple question, I had to try another one. This raw “cheesecake” turned out so well I wanted to share it with you! Fair warning, there is one more in the series but I have to take a little time […]

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Fruit Salsa with Feijoa Blossoms

June 5, 2012
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  One of my favorite things to write about are “found foods”. The wonderful little bounties that nature provides to us for free….if we just know where to look. Apples from your or your neighbors trees, plums arriving on the doorstep from a friend, purslane growing like a weed in your yard! Sometimes there are little […]

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Raw Strawberry Thumbprint Cookies

March 12, 2012
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  I love cookies. I have always loved cookies. In days past, I have to admit, there were days that I lived on cookies. A lot of good that did me! Now I have created a wonderful collection of raw food recipes for cookies that are tasty and healthy.  These little raw strawberry thumbprint cookies […]

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Strawberry Basil Ice Cream

August 4, 2010
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Sometimes you have to think outside of the box. Inspired by my prolific basil plants, I decided to create a raw food recipe for basil ice cream with strawberries. Basil Ice Cream you ask? Honestly, it is an eye-roller (meaning it is so good, your eyes roll back into your head when you taste it). […]

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Strawberry Summer Salad

July 24, 2009
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Summer is the time to celebrate locally grown produce. Strawberries take on a whole new personality when they are grown close by. The berries, with their deep red flesh burst in your mouth with flavor. Evoking picnics by the lake, bare feet and sweet fragrant breezes, local strawberries are truly a summer indulgence. As we move […]

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Raw Macaroons Three Ways!

June 16, 2009
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In the spirit of making raw easier, here is another recipe that starts one way, then becomes more! Start with the basic macaroon recipe and simply add different ingredients to make different cookies. My favorite are the cinnamon macadamia macaroons but you will also be pleasantly surprised by the burst of strawberry flavor in the […]

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Strawberry Fruit Salad

April 23, 2009
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Visiting the produce section is always a fun adventure. I love to see what is new and what has just shown up that wasn’t there last week or even yesterday. On my latest trip, I found blood oranges. They taste similar to regular oranges but have a deep scarlet color. A couple of them came […]

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