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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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Loaded Twice Baked Potato Bites

LOADED TWICE BAKED POTATO BITES – One dish that I think is probably a favorite of everyone is probably the twice baked potato. If there is anyone here that does not like twice baked potatoes, please stop reading this article and unfollow me…. NAW just kidding! I am hoping it is because you haven’t had […]

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Goose Potsticker PHO

GOOSE POTSTICKER PHO – As a “foodie” and a chef, I am always trying to not only create new and exciting dishes: I also want to experiment with unique ingredients. I also try to expand my cooking experiences¬†with trying new styles of cooking. The one dish I have always wanted to try to make is […]

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Pink Oyster Mushroom Rolls (raw-vegan-paleo)

PINK OYSTER MUSHROOM ROLLS (raw-vegan-paleo) As noted in my previous posts about SUSHI, I believe that sushi can be an opportunity for everyone to get creative. Yes- most people believe that sushi consists of raw fish and rice…nope- I beg to differ! Sushi should be looked at as “cut up ingredients all wrapped up in […]

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Lavender Nut Chevre Stuffed Apricots (raw vegan paleo)

LAVENDER NUT CHEVRE STUFFED APRICOTS (raw vegan paleo) APRICOTS! Yes will say it again… APRICOTS! Oh this is one of my favorite stone fruits for sure; next to all the others- but we will get to that at a later date. Who doesn’t love apricots, especially ripe ones? OK, for those who do not, please […]

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Twice Baked Golden Potatoes (vegan)

TWICE BAKED GOLDEN POTATOES (vegan) With summer on its way, I find that party season has started. OK, everyday potentially can be a party but with the weather warming up, we tend to get together more often. Ah the barbeque’s, the graduation parties, the “its a nice day ” parties…. YEP, we always can find […]

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Lemony Risotto with Aparagus Tips (vegan)

LEMONY RISOTTO WITH ASPARAGUS TIPS (vegan) Now that spring has sprung, I have noticed that the list of “IN SEASON” veggies has expanded. The produce aisle at the market is bursting with succulent shoots, leafy greens and vibrant fruit. One of my favorite spring vegetable is the ASPARAGUS! Oh I can not get enough of […]

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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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Dragon Fruit Orange Sunflower Stacks (raw-vegan)

DRAGON FRUIT ORANGE SUNFLOWER STACKS (raw-vegan) In the past couple of weeks, I have been experimenting with new fruits and veggies. I love summertime because of the abundant produce that I have access to. When I say “experiment” I not only mean new recipes but actually trying new fruits and veggies for the first time. […]

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Creamy Mushroom Pesto (raw-vegan)

CREAMY MUSHROOM PESTO (raw-vegan) Pesto is another one of those dishes that we can all let our creativity out with. Most people think of PESTO as a sauce that is made of basil, olive oil, garlic and pine nuts- it can be raw or cooked -but mainly cooked. I like to think of pesto as […]

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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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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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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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Antipasto Bites (raw-vegan)

ANTIPASTO BITES (raw-vegan) Antipasto is one of my families favorite dishes. I think we would rather have appetizers than actually sit and eat a full blown meal. I sometimes miss the traditional antipasto, but it definitely does NOT fit into my current lifestyle of RAW and VEGAN. My ANTIPASTO BITES DO though! They have the […]

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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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Rustic Creamy Tomato Basil Soup (vegan)

RUSTIC CREAMY TOMATO BASIL SOUP There is nothing like homemade soup, especially on a cold winter day. Soup is one of my favorite things to make from scratch. I feel that soup can be one of most creative foods that we can make. It gives us an opportunity to experiment with spices and different ingredients […]

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Zucchini Nest Lasagna (raw-vegan)

ZUCCHINI NEST LASAGNA (raw-vegan) Just because you are eating healthy doesn’t mean you have to skip some of your favorite things like lasagna, I sure don’t! The things that I do skip is the pasta, meat, and cheese… So what is left, you ask- the rest of the good stuff! With a little tweaking of […]

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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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Cauliflower Korma (vegan)

CAULIFLOWER KORMA (vegan) Indian food is one of the healthiest cuisines we can eat; if done right. Most Indian food is full of vegetables and spices, which both are good for you- if you skip the ghee and cream. I LOVE Indian food but find it hard to go out to eat it because I […]

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Indian Spiced Rice (vegan)

INDIAN SPICED RICE (vegan) Being that Indian Spiced Rice is full of spices and flavor, it makes it’s own entrance into your dinner party. This recipe is healthy, vegan and very versatile- it can be topped with your favorite korma, sauce or eaten by itself. I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as my […]

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