Lentils – A Healthy, Yummy, Low Cost Protein With our winter temps holding steady in and around the 30s, you may find yourself suddenly craving heavy carbs. Hearty lentils to the rescue! Lentils are the easiest of legumes to prepare, and a slow burning complex carb full of soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber forms … Continue reading Heart Healthy Protein & Fiber From a Seed
Peaches are in Season!
Peach Cobbler Smoothie INGREDIENTS 2 cups frozen peach slices1 – 1 1/2 cups liquid of choice (almond, coconut, cashew or regular milk would all work fine)1 teaspoon cinnamon1 teaspoon vanilla3 tablespoons old fashioned oats1 tablespoon ground flax seed, hemp or chia seed1-2 tablespoons honey (start with one, add more if necessary) DIRECTIONS Add the peach … Continue reading Peaches are in Season!
No-Bake Key Lime Bars
I found this recipe on the Stark Brothers website where I get a lot of my plant stock from. It was created by Chef Aube Giroux who purchased lemon trees from them. You would never know this unique take on Key Lime Pie is vegan and gluten free because it tastes pretty darn delicious. They … Continue reading No-Bake Key Lime Bars
Raw Cream of Carrot Soup
When the weather cools, a lovely bowl of soup really warms the soul. Raw, creamy soups are the heart and soul of the season for me. Raw cashews are my go-to ingredient to make a creamy base for any raw soup. Some people like to use Miso, but I like the creamy texture that cashews … Continue reading Raw Cream of Carrot Soup
RAW VEGAN PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE
Some of my favorite foods and scents come with the Autumnal change of seasons. We're talking cinnamon and nutmeg, maple syrup and honey, crisp apples, the smell of fallen leaves, pumpkin pie and apple crisp fresh from the oven, and spicy hot chocolate and tangy mulled cider taken outdoors sitting by a roaring fire. Oh … Continue reading RAW VEGAN PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE
I tried a beetroot latte a few years ago at Wildflour, a vegan bakery in Providence and was blown away! If the idea of drinking a beetroot latte weirds you out, give it a try first and see what you think. But first, I guess you have to like beets! I know I work for … Continue reading Beetroot Latte
Small Garden Projects & Winter Scenes
Enjoy the winter scenes and my mushrooms and indoor garden photos and a kitty or two!
You know how some people love peas, but not pea soup? Or hummus but not chickpeas? It's funny because I love both peas and pea soup! And, I love a hummus, but not a fan eating just chickpeas by themselves! So weird. However, once I add them to a salad or combine them with other … Continue reading Chickpea Salad
I love to use single-ingredient proteins in my recipes including Bob's Red Mill Hemp Powder or Chia Seeds, or I use whole raw nuts to add good fats, protein and fiber to my smoothies and other recipes. Depending on the nut, however, it will add a level of grittiness or creaminess to the recipe depending … Continue reading CRANBERRY CUTIE
Created by renowned raw chefs Russell James and Amy Levin, two of my favorite raw food chefs, who take the time to show you how to make creative and beautiful foods with few ingredients to maximize nutritional value that are relatively easy to make. Click the photo above to go directly to the recipe! Or … Continue reading Linzer Cookies
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