Monthly Archives: April 2013

Sunflower Sprout Salad Wraps (raw-vegan)

SUNFLOWER SPROUT SALAD WRAPS (raw-vegan) Sunflowers have always reminded me of spring and summer. I think that they are beautiful and the range of textures and colors excite me. The other thing that I like is that they are a food producing plant too, not just another pretty face. Most of us only know of […]

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RAW Fruit n Veggie Wash

RAW FRUIT N VEGGIE WASH With spring in full spring, Mother Nature has started to show her bounty at the local markets and farmers markets across the country. There is nothing like in season fresh fruit and veggies. The vibrant colors and ripe flavors make our taste buds sing. Normally when I find a good […]

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Fizzing Strawberry Lemonade Cubes (raw-vegan)

FIZZING STRAWBERRY LEMONADE CUBES (raw-vegan) As you all know, strawberries are my favorite fruit. I take that back— RIPE strawberries are my favorite fruit. I think I am spoiled because I live in a state that grows them, so only ripe will do! The other day I found some beautiful ripe organic strawberries at the […]

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Strawberries n Cream Smoothie (raw-vegan)

STRAWBERRIES N CREAM SMOOTHIE (raw-vegan) Just because you are eating healthy doesn’t mean that you have to sacrifice the flavors and treats that you have always loved. One of the things I have always loved, even as a kid, is strawberries and cream. The sweet fruity flavor of the strawberries topped with rich cream was […]

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Coconut Banana Smoothie (raw-vegan)

COCONUT BANANA SMOOTHIE (raw-vegan) One of my favorite things in the morning is a fresh made smoothie. Since I keep a variety of fruits and veggies around at all times, I never get bored with the combinations that I can create. I have been creating a RUSTIC and SIMPLE SMOOTHIE COLLECTION to highlight some of […]

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Spicy Sprouted Chickpea Nuts (vegan)

SPICY CHICKPEA NUTS (vegan) Chickpea nuts are a very healthy way snack anytime during the day without worry. My recipe for SPICY CHICKPEA NUTS are made with organic sprouted chickpeas and have no added preservatives. They have 3.6 grams(only .05 grams of saturated) of good fats and 8.86 grams of protein per ounce of finished […]

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Pineapple Salsa (raw-vegan)

PINEAPPLE SALSA (raw-vegan) Salsa is another one of those mixtures that we can take as an opportunity to be creative. Just because it says SALSA, one should not assume that it is traditional tomato based item. I like to think of salsa as a topping or dip made of cut up fresh ingredients; fruit, veggies […]

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Sunday’s Fruit Salad Smoothie (raw-vegan)

SUNDAY’S FRUIT SALAD SMOOTHIE (raw-vegan) Sunday brunch is one of my families favorite meals. It seems like when we are going to have Sunday brunch, I tend to plan the menu all week long. I like to always include the classics and no doubt there will be a fresh fruit salad. Because of where I […]

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Cool Roasted Garlic (raw-vegan)

COOL ROASTED GARLIC (raw-vegan) Roasted garlic is one of those dishes I thought I would have to give up when I went raw. My family always serves it with our antipasto and in many other dishes. This was a real bummer to me because I always loved the flavor and texture a fresh roasted garlic. […]

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Whipped Coconut Cream (raw-vegan)

WHIPPED COCONUT CREAM (raw-vegan) Whipped cream has been a tradition for many of us through out the generations. I remember grandma making fresh whipped cream to top our fruit at Sunday brunch and dipping zucchini bread pieces into it too. The taste has always been slightly sweet and the texture is light and creamy. The […]

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