Category Archives: raw

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

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Kiddo Creations: Blueberry Banana Smoothie

I’m home with a sick kiddo today. He’s wiped out. Spent. Beat. I guess we played a little too hard this weekend. Can kiddo’s get fun hangovers? If they can, I think he has one. But, he isn’t too spent … Continue reading

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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

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Raw Pesto Guac Salad

Some things in life are ugly. Industrial waste. Scowling faces. Hairless dogs. (Okay maybe hairless dogs are so ugly they’re cute.) Lately, the state of my health has been ugly. I’ve caught one virus after another. My energy is low. … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Breakfast Bonanza – recipe, review, give-away!

Update: The contest is now closed. Winner to be announced soon. Don’t hate me, but I’m one of those morning people. You know – the ones that wake up all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed and ready to start the day. One … Continue reading

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Indian Cauli Dip (raw, vegan, grainfree)

I told you I was having with with April in the Raw. So much fun that I decided to try a week of entirely raw food. Or close to it. I’m not giving up my decaf coffee. Sorry, kids. Not … Continue reading

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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