Do you know what they are? Falafel are a Middle Eastern street food of flavorful balls of ground chick peas or fava beans mixed with herbs and spices, fried and topped with tahini and hummus, served with lettuce, cucumber, tomato and pickled onions in a pita pocket. The first time I tried a falafel was … Continue reading Have you ever tried Falafel?
Even the "healthiest" granola or protein bar you find on the grocery store shelf can contain ingredients you may not want to consume regularly. KIND Bars, filled with nuts and seeds and coated with a drizzle of chocolate or caramel are, by far, the one bar that has the shortest, most whole food ingredient list … Continue reading Apple Pie Bars
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
This recipe is very versatile. You can eat them as a snack, as is, dipping into the Chiptole Lime sauce. Or you can use them in place of meat in a taco shell, using the Chipotle Lime sauce in place of sour cream. Or, you can roll the tots in Italian breadcrubs and parmesan and … Continue reading Cauliflower Taco Bites
I am sure she would have given it to us, but I have vivid summer memories of sneaking into my best friend's aunt's garden and coming out with stalks of her rhubarb, of which she had tons, to dip into sugar and eat by the side of the road. Oh my! I don't know what … Continue reading Strawberry Rhubarb Compote
Scroll down below to find the Irish Soda Muffins... Hamantashen Hamantashen, the classic Purim cookies, are eagerly awaited by everyone young and old. They are versatile and can be made from a good sweet yeast dough, flaky dough or from a traditional cookie dough. The fillings can be mixed and matched. Prune butter and poppy seed are … Continue reading Fun March Madness Recipes!
It is so tasty and satisfying, high in protein and loaded with good fats, this Chick Pea Salad will amaze and delight all your taste buds! Using mostly fresh and simple ingredients, it is quick and inexpensive to make. Use your imagination and develop your own recipe, using this one as a base. Use it for your … Continue reading New Year’s Chick Pea Salad
Make 2018 the Your Year! Ditch the Resolutions & Make New Year's Solutions Instead Do you find yourself making New Year's resolutions you don't keep? The top New Year's resolutions are losing weight and quitting smoking. If you make the same resolution every New Year and come mid-January you are back to your old habits, … Continue reading Make 2018 Different With NEW YEAR’S SOLUTIONS
Adapted from a recipe by Rawmanda.com Makes 2 cups INGREDIENTS 2 heads of cauliflower, chopped into 1" pieces, stems too! Spicy Buffalo Sauce ¾ -1 cup soft fresh dates (if hard, soak for 1 hour) ½ cup filtered water ¼ cup sun-dried tomatoes (soaked for 1 hour) 2 - 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast (ok to … Continue reading SPICY BUFFALO CAULIFLOWER POPCORN
The best baked gingerbread cookie I have ever had (yes, ever!) is made by Deb Yablonski. They had a nice crust on the outside and a soft chewy center and a really great flavor. The combination was fantastic! You can find Deb with all of her baked goods at most Burrillville Farmer's Markets from May-October! … Continue reading Raw Gingerbread Cookies