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SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESFollow the recipe as is and have a creamy strawberry cocktail of sorts OR (my preference…) add about 1/3 part sparkling water to the final product to have a deliciously authentic strawberry spritzer. Mmmm…

Heads up! This recipe is SIMPLE and DELISH! We had it three times in less than 24 hours (with blueberries and strawberries – both amazing!). We were joined by a friend who’s not officially a raw food enthusiast or {a card-carrying Uncooking Club member}, and she LOVED it too!

1 1/2 cups almond milk
1 1/2 cups ice
1 cup fresh fruit (about 6 strawberries in this case)
6 soaked Medjool dates


(optional) Add about 1/3 part sparkling water to make it a real “spritzer”!


Flavors of Brazil: Raw Vegan Papaya Pasta!

Papaya Pasta – Thank you, lovely BRA*ZIL, for the inspiration! I had THREE goals in mind when I made this recipe. 1. (Optionally!) Use the spiralizer. ~ From the {fave raw food kitchen gadgets under $50} 2. Do something different using BRA*ZIL‘s succulent tropical fruits. 3. Make sure it’s easy and delicious, as always! I [...]

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{recipe} Gorgeously Raw Fettuccine Alfredo

I’m constantly looking for recipes which can healthy and raw that are also comforting and visually pleasing. When I think about comfort foods, pasta and alfredo is one of my favorites. For the veggie pasta, I wanted more flavor and texture than the standard zucchini-only raw noodles, so I added golden beet and carrots to [...]

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{recipe} Zucchini Noodles with Mexican-Inspired Marinara!

I thought it would be fun to add a twist to the traditional veggie pasta and marinara recipe. I had no idea that this could possibly become a favorite recipe and WOW our guests. No one could believe it was a healthy dish and that there wasn’t any traditional pasta! SERVINGS 2 entree servings EQUIPMENT [...]

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Top 3 Raw Food Kitchen Gadgets Under $50

OH, what a fun topic! As a raw food chef, teacher, and former restaurant owner (SIDE NOTE: We sold Viva Verde Cafe in 2011 when I was preggers with Lilla, but we’re gearing up to maybe reopen soon!?!?!)… I am blessed with some awesome high-end kitchen gadgets. But I joke you not… these under $50 [...]

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Review – My (new) FAVORITE book!!

I feel compelled to write a review on this book because I resisted it for so long yet it moved me so deeply. I heard all these great things about Louise Hay, but then I saw the title. I thought, hmmm, OK, “You Can Heal Your Life.” Sounds cheesy, but I’ll read it when I [...]

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[FREE-download] Sharing RAW Recipe Collection!

Hello my dear! BOY, oh BOY have I got some yummy goodies for you today!!! FIRST… SHARING RAW I had the very great pleasure to co-create a recipe book with 12 other foodies who attended an “uncooking” vacation on the lovely island of Martha’s Vineyard late last year. To say “it was a pleasure” is, [...]

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3 simple steps to solve ANY challenge. (seriously!)

I am so stoked to share this learning with you because it has rocked my world, and I think it will rock it over and over again for the rest of my life. FOREVER! This simple 3-step solution to our challenges is a total game-changer. If you’re up for the challenge! (And I think you [...]

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{recipe} Almond Butter Sesame Noodles

From {Practically Raw} by Amber Shea Crawley. ©2012 Amber Shea Crawley. Used by permission from Vegan Heritage Press. Almond Butter Sesame Noodles Servings: 4 Servings EQUIPMENT Measuring cups and spoons Knife Small bowl Large bowl INGREDIENTS FOR ALMOND BUTTER SAUCE 1/4 cup almond butter 1/4 cup tamari 1 Tablespoon sesame oil 1 Tablespoon rice vinegar [...]

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{recipe} Apple Pie Oatmeal

From {Practically Raw} by Amber Shea Crawley. ©2012 Amber Shea Crawley. Used by permission from Vegan Heritage Press. Apple Pie Oatmeal Servings: 2 Servings EQUIPMENT Knife Measuring cups and spoons Medium bowl Dehydrator (optional) Saucepan (optional) Food processor (optional) INGREDIENTS 1 medium apple, peeled, cored, and chopped 1/2 cup almond milk 1/2 cup apple juice [...]

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