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Fairytale Spinach Salad

FAIRYTALE SPINACH SALAD – A salad recipe? Yes, I know that it is in the middle of winter and you crave hot food: but we all need our greens year-round to stay healthy. I believe that SALAD is the perfect opportunity to create a big huge bowl of “healthy”! Some people think that because it […]

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Get ready for BIKINI SEASON recipe collection

GET READY FOR BIKINI SEASON RECIPE COLLECTION Hate to break the news but the first weekend of summer starts in 30 days (memorial day already?)…Are you ready for BIKINI SEASON? Well most of us, definitely including myself, are NOT!! NO worries because this is exactly what this post is about… getting ready for bikini season. […]

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Aunty P’s Kale Salad (raw-vegan-paleo)

AUNTY P’S KALE SALAD (raw-vegan-paleo) One of most misunderstood veggies, I feel, is kale. I know a lot of people that claim they don’t like it and some won’t even try it. I would say “good, more for me” but I feel they are missing out. Kale is one of the “powerhouse” vegetables that we […]

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Chinese Mung Salad with Spicy Peanut Sauce (raw-vegan)

CHINESE MUNG SALAD WITH SPICY PEANUT SAUCE (raw-vegan) I feel very fortunate to have been raised in America because of the variety of Ethnic foods that I have been exposed to. Being from California, I have had the opportunity to try just about every style of cuisine out there; it is a true melting pot […]

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Rainbow Heirloom Tomato Stacks (raw-vegan)

RAINBOW HEIRLOOM TOMATO STACKS (raw-vegan) As Summer comes to an end, most of us still have the last of the garden veggies ready to eat. Heirloom tomatoes are on that list. I love the colors and different shapes that they produce; not to mention the amazing flavor too. Don’t get me wrong, autumn is one […]

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Shaved Watermelon Salad (raw-vegan)

SHAVED WATERMELON SALAD (raw-vegan) When I think of summer, I think of melon. Yes I have access to melons most of the year, but in the summer they are in season, hence full of flavor and vibrant. One melon everybody can agree on that is a summer favorite is the beloved watermelon. Watermelon is not […]

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Redhead Citrus Slaw (raw-vegan)

REDHEAD CITRUS SLAW (raw-vegan) Two vegetables that I think get a bad rap are cabbage and fennel. I love these two guys very much, anyway I can get them. It might be the European roots that I carry that makes me love them, I am not sure. If you take a survey, not many people […]

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Lucky Shamrock Salad (raw-vegan)

LUCKY SHAMROCK SALAD (raw-vegan) BOY do I feel LUCKY!! YES– that four-leafed shamrock is REAL! Since Saint Patrick’s Day is coming up, I bought some organic shamrocks to celebrate and make some festive dishes. Little did I know that when I was snipping shamrocks off my plant that I would find a four-leafed one (also […]

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Strawberry Spinach Salad (raw-vegan)

STRAWBERRY SPINACH SALAD (raw-vegan) I LOVE classic dishes, especially at Sunday Brunch. Nothing says CLASSIC like a STRAWBERRY SPINACH SALAD! The taste of fresh ripe strawberries balanced out with the earthy baby spinach is a hit. Although this salad is classic in style it is not in the ingredients list. I have taken this dish […]

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Citrus Rosemary Salad (raw-vegan)

CITRUS ROSEMARY SALAD (raw-vegan) Although it is winter time and it seems like the produce section is just a little smaller; one thing that is in season is citrus fruit. Here in the USA, we are lucky to have produce growing neighbors that are closer to the equator and provide us with great citrus fruit. […]

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Insalata Caprese (raw-vegan)

INSALATA CAPRESE (raw-vegan) One thing that I have found while being on a raw vegan diet, is realizing how much dairy and meat I used to eat. Most of our traditional dishes are centered around these items no matter what heritage we are from. Although I have cut out dairy and meat from my diet, […]

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Coconut Bowl Tiki Salad (raw-vegan)

COCONUT BOWL TIKI SALAD (raw-vegan) Yes, I know it is still winter, the temperatures outside have been reminding me daily. I don’t let this get me down though because my local store carries a variety of organic tropical fruit, which tastes like summer. Although in this hemisphere it is winter time, in the southern hemisphere […]

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Fiesta Corn Avocado Salad (raw-vegan)

FIESTA CORN AVOCADO SALAD (raw-vegan) Avocados are definitely on top of my list of favorite super foods. They are basically a complete food that really pack in nutrients and vitamins that I need to stay healthy. They are also a great source for complete protein especially for us non-animal product eaters. This recipe is a […]

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Creamy Herb Cucumber Dressing (raw-vegan)

CREAMY HERB CUCUMBER DRESSING (raw-vegan) Never let the word “creamy” deter you from a dressing recipe especially if it is my CREAMY HERB CUCUMBER DRESSING. Most do not think of a creamy dressing as RAW and VEGAN but this one is. Instead of using fatty mayo or sour cream, this recipe uses healthy AVOCADO as […]

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Fiesta Salad (vegan)

FIESTA SALAD This is a great salad that is not only fun but very healthy. I like to make this salad when I want a meat-less meal but need to be full at the end of it. The servings that this salad makes can be up to you…. this recipe can be 4 entree sized […]

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds (vegan)

ROASTED PUMPKIN SEEDS The best part of carving your Halloween jack-O-lantern is that you get an added bonus… the pumpkin seeds! Here is the base recipe to roast the perfect holiday pumpkin seeds. Some people like to spice them after they roast them, you can if you like. Remember a little goes along ways when […]

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Orange Champagne Vinaigrette (vegan)

ORANGE CHAMPAGNE VINAIGRETTE (vegan) Makes a little over 1 cup of dressing 1/3 cup orange muscat champagne vinegar 3/4 cup organic olive oil 2 Tbsp. fresh organic basil leaves, fine chopped (from your window herb garden) 1 tsp fresh organic garlic fine chopped 1 tsp. fresh ground dried organic orange peel pinch of fine ground […]

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