Category Archives: nuts

Let’s Play in the Kitchen: Itty Bitty Apple-tizers

For those of you that aren’t familiar with Kitchen Play, it’s a unique Progressive Party with six talented food bloggers assigned one of the following courses: cocktail, amuse bouche, salad, appetizer/soup, entrée (main course) and dessert. All six bloggers are … Continue reading

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Triple Chocolate Cherry Pie (The Raw Pie Challenge)

I’ve been in a rut. Stuck. I’ve been making the same handful of things over and over, spending the least amount of time in the kitchen as possible. Living on giant bowls of fresh sweet cherries and big shredded cabbage … Continue reading

Posted in cherries, chocolate, coconut, Cooking Challenges, dates, desserts, grain-free, nuts, raw, vegan | Tagged , , , , , | 32 Comments

Coconut Cacao Nib Ice Cream Sandwiches

When I was in sixth grade, I had to do a demonstration for school. Even then I was a bit of a foodie. Well, not exactly a high-brow foodie, but I loved to cook. So, I decided to demonstrate making … Continue reading

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Frozen Triple B Bites

So many challenges, so little time. The Sweet or Savory challenge ingredient of the month is blueberries.     The raw challenge of the month is ice cream sandwiches.     The spunky holiday is Independence day and cliché as … Continue reading

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Banana Bread Beany Spread

Don’t you just love the rhythm of that title? But, beans? And, bananas? Together? Oh yes, I did. Really, it’s all the rage. I’m just copying the masters. First there was Evan, The Wanna Be Chef and his Dessert Hummus. … Continue reading

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Genius Blondies – A Variation

The simply adorable Katie, over at Chocolate Covered Katie, sent a call out for folks to make variations of her Genius Blondies.  Do a riff on a gluten-free, grain-free, vegan baked good? Why, of course! The kiddo decided what we … Continue reading

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Almost Elvis Cookies (vegan, grain-free)

“Mom, Elvis is that guy with a front-butt, right?” “Well, you’re thinking of Tortelvis. But, close – he was the famous singer.” “So, what do cookies have to do with Elvis, Mom?” “Well, when Elvis got famous and rich, he … Continue reading

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