Category Archives: nightshade-free

Balance… oh, and Broccoli Slaw

I recently spent 11 weeks participating in the Raw Food Rehab’s Raw Balance initiative. The idea was to eat a high raw diet, and find my balance with food (and in life). A tall order for 11 weeks. But, I … Continue reading

Posted in Asian, broccoli, grain-free, main dish, nightshade-free, nuts, raw, salads, side dish, vegan | Tagged , , | 31 Comments

Cashew Carob Coconut Butter

I have a confession. Secretly, I gave up sugar. I know. Me! The cookie monster! And not just sugar – that’s not that unusual – but also dried fruit, maple syrup, agave, honey, stevia, concentrated fruit juice…. You get the … Continue reading

Posted in breakfast, cashews, coconut, grain-free, nightshade-free, raw, snacks | Tagged , , , , | 34 Comments

3 Ingredient Nutella

I remember when nutella wasn’t readily available on the shelf of every grocery store in town. My sister, the francophile, discovered it when she went to France as a foreign exchange student. She came back raving about nutella on croissants … Continue reading

Posted in chocolate, coconut, desserts, grain-free, nightshade-free, nuts, vegan | Tagged , , , , | 42 Comments

Parsnip Paté

First off, hello to all my new followers! I love it when a guest post creates more interest in my little blog. And, to celebrate, I’ve got a special giveaway coming up later this week. You’re going to like it, … Continue reading

Posted in appetizers, carrots, cashews, grain-free, nightshade-free, raw, side dish, vegan | Tagged , , , , | 17 Comments

Raw Green Pea Hummus

Mmmmm….. Hummus. I love you, so. Sadly, raw garbanzo beans, even sprouted ones, just don’t do it for me. Believe me. I’ve tried. But raw peas? My mouth is happy to dance with a big ol’ bowl of raw peas, … Continue reading

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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

Posted in bananas, coconut, cookies, desserts, grain-free, nightshade-free, nuts, raw, vegan | Tagged , , , , , | 23 Comments

Raw Cake Pop Challenge

When Nicole and Lisa posted a raw cake pop challenge, and it just so happened to fall during April in the Raw, I knew I had to join in the…um…fun. Yes, that’s what it’s been. Fun. Well. Sort of. Let’s … Continue reading

Posted in Blogger Community, chocolate, coconut, Cooking Challenges, dates, desserts, grain-free, nightshade-free, nuts, raw, vegan | Tagged , , , , , , | 33 Comments

Rhubarb Butter Bars (raw, vegan, grain-free)

Don’t forget to sign up for my giveaway of Ricki’s e-books. Check out all the details! Rhubarb – the first fruit of spring – has arrived in Wisconsin. Yesterday, thanks to my very generous uncle, I was gifted with a … Continue reading

Posted in Blogger Community, breakfast, coconut, dates, desserts, flax seed, grain-free, nightshade-free, nuts, raw, vegan | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 43 Comments

Super Seed Crackers and Spready Cheeze (for April in the Raw)

I have to tell you, I am having an absolute blast with April in the Raw. If you’ve missed any of the posts so far, be sure to check out Brittany’s fabulous week one recap. I’ve been busy doing an … Continue reading

Posted in carrots, flax seed, grain-free, nightshade-free, nut-free, raw, sesame, side dish, snacks, sunflower seeds, vegan | Tagged , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Cinnamon Toast – the Baked, Nut-Free, Pear version

Wow, did you guys love my Raw Cinnamon Toast. Thank you for all the great comments and feedback. I love it when blogging becomes a conversation. Of course, there were questions. Lots of questions. Chief among the questions was, “can … Continue reading

Posted in breakfast, flax seed, grain-free, nightshade-free, nut-free, pear, sunflower seeds, vegan | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments