Tag Archives: breakfast

Veggie Hash (vegan paleo)

VEGGIE HASH (vegan paleo) HASH! This is a word that is commonly used for “food that is chopped up and mixed up”. It is also synonymous with YUMMY, I think! There are so many different ingredients you can use to create hash. I think it is a great way to use up small amounts of […]

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Simple Baked Apples (paleo)

SIMPLE BAKED APPLES (paleo) It has always amazed me that even though though majority of what I cook is a plant, a veggie or a fruit; I still can go to the market and find a species or variety of one of these that I have NEVER heard of or tried. Take for example: I […]

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Blueberry Camping Cakes (vegan)

BLUEBERRY CAMPING CAKES (vegan) The question that has baffled me for years is “Why does everything taste better when you are camping?” I know we tend to eat things that are not on our normal everyday diet, but everything tastes good. I find that even the healthy foods that I eat at home taste wonderful […]

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Frosty Grapefruit Smoothie (raw-vegan)

FROSTY GRAPEFRUIT SMOOTHIE (raw-vegan) Smoothies are a great way to start your day. They are not only delicious but full of nutrients and vitamins to kick start your system. As some of you know, when we sleep our body repairs itself from the day before, this takes a lot out of you. Studies have shown […]

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Creamy Cantaloupe Smoothie (raw-vegan)

CREAMY CANTALOUPE SMOOTHIE (raw-vegan) As the weather gets warmer, I am seeing some pretty tasty fruits available. Although I can get cantaloupe pretty much year round here, I can always tell when it is truly in season. The succulent flesh of the cantaloupe is not only beautiful to look at but the taste in divine!  […]

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Pineapple Cream Smoothie (raw-vegan)

PINEAPPLE CREAM SMOOTHIE (raw-vegan) Lately I have found really good ripe pineapple at the market. Every time I see one of these golden beauties I buy it; who doesn’t like fresh ripe pineapple? I have found that everyone does, it is especially a hit at brunch! Beware though, all pineapples at the market are NOT […]

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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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Strawberry Fruity Smoothie (raw-vegan)

STRAWBERRY FRUITY SMOOTHIE (raw-vegan) YES! Another RUSTIC and SIMPLE smoothie with strawberries….OH how I LOVE them so! I really like smoothies for many reasons. The main reason is the creativity that can been shown with the different combinations of fruit and veggies. Another one is that I can start my day right, or anytime for […]

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Fruity Granola Clusters (raw-vegan)

FRUITY GRANOLA CLUSTERS (raw-vegan) Granola is a great way to incorporate whole grain, fruit, seeds and nuts into your diet. Not only does it satisfy your taste-buds but it also starts your day with complete nutrition. There are many types of granola available commercially but I have found it hard to find RAW and VEGAN […]

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Greek Coconut Yogurt (raw-vegan)

GREEK COCONUT YOGURT (raw-vegan) So everybody out there, raise your hand if you just can’t wrap your taste-buds around soy yogurt. I am not sure if it is the flavor or the feeling in mouth I get from it , but I don’t like it. This is a real bummer because to buy a vegan […]

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Orange 50/50 Smoothie (raw-vegan)

ORANGE 50/50 SMOOTHIE (raw-vegan) You don’t have to be a kid to love the taste of a 50/50 bar. I remember when I was a kid, we could hear the ice cream truck from a mile away. We would race to the end of the street salivating for the treats that were before us. One […]

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Huevos-LESS Rancheros (raw-vegan)

HUEVOS-LESS RANCHEROS (raw-vegan) For some people, being on a RAW and VEGAN program sometimes has it’s challenges. The challenges are that we tend to only make food that is basic, cold and un-traditional. I look at this as a creative moment to seize. I can be honest and say that I miss some of the […]

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Strawberry Banana Apple Smoothie (raw-vegan)

STRAWBERRY BANANA APPLE SMOOTHIE (raw-vegan) OOOOOOHH STRAWBERRIES, how I love you! Strawberries are on the top 10 of my list of favorite fruits. I like them anyway that I can get them. When I saw the big box of ripe, plump organic strawberries at the store the other day, I squealed with glee. The dreams […]

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Fruit Salad in a Pear (raw-vegan)

FRUIT SALAD IN A PEAR (raw-vegan) Fruit salad is one of those missed opportunities to get an array of fruit in for most people. When someone says SALAD, people tend to look like a deer in the headlights. Fruit salad is no exception. Most of us grew up with fruit salad meaning canned fruit cocktail […]

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Refreshing Apple Cucumber Chia Smoothie (raw-vegan)

REFRESHING APPLE CUCUMBER CHIA SMOOTHIE (raw-vegan) As part of my RUSTIC and SIMPLE SMOOTHIE COLLECTION, I want to include this favorite combination of mine- REFRESHING APPLE CUCUMBER CHIA SMOOTHIE. Yes you have a another raw and vegan smoothie to try on your cleanse, or because you need a pick-me-up mid day or just want to […]

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Blueberry Swirl Cheese (raw-vegan)

BLUEBERRY SWIRL CHEESE (raw-vegan) Fresh blueberries are on the top of my list of favorite fruits. I not only eat them raw by themselves but like to put them in different recipes. I am not a big “sweets” person but every now and again the tooth comes alive. Although my blueberry swirl cheese is more […]

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Spinach Souffle Cups

SPINACH SOUFFLE CUPS You don’t have to be a french chef to make a perfect souffle, you just need the right tools and follow simple directions. My Spinach Souffle Cups take the worries out of eating souffle, the secret is wholesome ingredients. This recipe makes guilt free souffles that go perfect at breakfast when served […]

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Sweet Potato Pancakes (vegan)

SWEET POTATO PANCAKE (vegan) Step away from using white potatoes and check out these SWEET POTATO PANCAKES. They are full of healthy vitamins and good fats while being VEGAN…. Yep, and they are SUPER TASTY! MAKES 6 LARGE PANCAKES 4 cups fresh organic sweet potatoes, un-peeled and shredded on a cheese grater 2 cups water […]

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Spiced Raw Applesauce(raw-vegan)

SPICED RAW APPLESAUCE This recipe is a RAW twist on a classic favorite, applesauce. My Spiced Raw Applesauce is full of flavor, has a slight chunky texture, not too sweet(no added sugar) and adheres to the basics of raw foodism. I use spiced raw applesauce in my SPICED APPLESAUCE BANANA PARFAIT(raw), use it in my […]

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Spiced Applesauce Banana Parfait (raw-vegan)

SPICED APPLESAUCE BANANA PARFAIT (raw) My SPICED APPLESAUCE BANANA PARFAIT recipe is actually not a parfait at all, it is a fruit and nut dessert that can be layered like a parfait. [The french definition of PARFAIT is a layered iced dessert that is made with egg yolks, sugar, cream, and flavoring of some sort […]

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