I’m excited about this new recipe. Crunchy, creamy and incredibly flavorful, this wonderful salad features the best of summer’s vegetables. Sweet corn, ripe tomatoes (preferably heirloom) and avocados parter with crisp jicama, lettuce and a zesty cilantro vinaigrette. Cashew-based sour cream brings it all together. Don’t be intimidated by the long list of ingredients. This […]


Kale Avocado Salad

July 18, 2012

Some people avoid raw kale because of its chewy texture. Working an acid such as lime juice into the kale does a great job of softening it. The lime juice combines with sweet ripe tomatoes and buttery avocado to form a creamy dressing. Wash kale, spin dry and strip the leaves off of the stems […]

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Thai Inspired Kale Chips

June 28, 2012

Kale chips are a trendy item these days. Most recipes call for simply adding some oil and salt to fresh kale and baking it until crisp. These Thai flavored chips are more complicated, but the results are oh so worth it. They can be baked in the oven, but this raw method does a better […]


Almond Milk

May 5, 2012

Making your own fresh almond milk is very easy, and it tastes amazing! I make a batch several times a week. It is delicious on its own, or can be used over cereal and granola, poured into your coffee, and in smoothies and protein drinks. Almonds are a rich source of protein, vitamin E, omega-3 […]


Nut-Vegetable Burgers

April 25, 2012

I wanted to make a raw burger with just the right balance of nuts, seeds, vegetables and spices. And mostly, I didn’t want one that was full of flax. Many raw burger recipes are heavy on nuts or flax, and I felt the flavor and texture was unbalanced. I think these tasty guys have a […]


I needed something to do with all of the almond pulp leftover from making fresh almond milk (post on that coming soon). I love carrots and knew their sweetness and moisture would be a good balance to the nuts, and I wanted to add some seeds for additional protein and flavor. Luckily, these came out […]

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