Happy Earth Day!!! For my raw dessert submission I made a Chocolate-Mint cheesecake, the chocolate resembling “dirt” and the Mint resembling “grass”. The food coloring I used to dye the mint topping green with is actually liquid mint-flavored chlorophyll. Chlorophyll is our #1 source of oxygen. Without oxygen, humans could not exist. So what better way to say “Happy Birthday” to Mother Earth than with a chlorophyll-rich cake?
Apple Filling 7 medium-sized apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1/4 inch thick slices 1 tsp vanilla extract (non- alcohol) 1 tsp ginger juice 2 Tbs lemon juice 1 cup apple juice Crust 1 cup walnuts, raw unsoaked 1/2 cup raisins or currants 5 whole medjool dates, pitted 1/8 tsp Himalayan pink salt 1/4 tsp […]
From Penni Shelton’s Raw Food Cleanse – Submitted by: Renee Rubio – Servings: 24 – Skill Level: Beginner/Easy – Prep Time: 5 minutes – Special Equipment Required: Food Processor
This is one YUMMILICIOUS pie! You’ll feel cozy, cheerful and warm all over with just one simple bite of this amazing creation. The sweet from the coconut and the warmth from the ginger play perfectly together on your tongue, while the creaminess of the filling takes you back to memories of the past.
Perfectly simple and delicious! Are you looking for a special elegant dessert or a great summer pick me up that’s easy to make yet leaves everyone wanting more…well here it is! This recipe can be a ton of fun, try different berries or even a splash of your favorite liquor for a very grown up […]
I’m a big fan of chia, no secret there. For those of you that have only heard of chia because of the novelty “chia pet” you’re missing out. Chia seeds are a powerhouse of protein, fiber and antioxidants. They are a strength and endurance food that was a traditional food of the Aztecs. They are also a great source of Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids.
Ripe, red apples, whole raisins, and freshly ground cinnamon, sweetened with raw agave nectar and dehydrated into soft, homemade style cookies.
These little bundles of chocolate goodness are simply heaven on a spoon. The combination of chocolate and hazelnut liqueur will have you hanging on by your fingertips.
Many parents, when they begin to improve their own diets, are uncertain about whether they can ‘impose’ the healthier eating regime on their children. They act as if denying their children candies and burgers and cholesterol packed ice cream would be cruel. The opposite is true. It is cruel to impose a lifetime of illnesses on children who are looking to YOU for the example and the knowledge of how to live.
This Independence Day, how about celebrating not only the independence of your country, but the independence of you? So often we tend to feel insecure about the future. What will happen to us? Will we get sick? Heaven forbid we get a suspicious lump or bump, or start to feel our thoughts and memories slipping as we get older. These uncomfortable thoughts may become more uncomfortable as we start to reach ages where there is more likelihood of this occurring.
Crust: 1 1/2 cups almonds 1 cup pitted, packed dates Grind the almonds into crumbs, in a food processor. Add the dates and process into a dough. Add 1-2 teaspoons water if the dough is a bit too dry and crumbly. Press the mixture into a 9″ tart pan. Filling: 1 1/2 cups young coconut […]
I recently heard someone say that to place ‘working’ in front of mother is just about the most useless idea ever. And I totally agree. I mean, of COURSE mothers are working. Being a mother requires work. The only question is are you working one job or two?
This is a delicious and healthy granola mix that you can use for breakfast or as a snack during the day. It’s great served with yogurt in a parfait or have it with rice milk.