Raw Caesar Dressing

June 23, 2014   Recipes

This is one of my favorite things I’ve ever made. I have to share… right now…

For me, the perfect meal is a huge bed of green with a fresh & vibrant dressing… piled high with lots of good stuff. Growing up, Caesar Salad was always one of my favorites but because of the laundry list of ingredients that aren’t health promoting, I gave this one up a long time ago. Well… it’s back… and it’s better than it’s ever been before. The best part? Yes – it has tons of good for you ingredients but it seriously is SO easy! Continue Reading →

An Interactive Vegan Date Night

May 22, 2014   Events

I’m very excited to announce I’m teaming up with my friend Kristen at The Orlando Date Night Guide to bring you the first Interactive Vegan Date Night!

Somewhere along the lines the phrase “healthy food” became synonymous with “boring food” and if you know me at all… you know I couldn’t disagree more! To debunk this myth, I’ve organized this event for discerning foodies… designed to be a fun, healthy and informative date night all wrapped into one.

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Gourmet Soiree & Upcoming Events!

May 21, 2014   Events

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Wow! What a busy weekend!

It was the 4th session of “Eat, Cook & Learn” – we cooked more sweets than we knew what to do with… well… we figured out what to do with them ;)

Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes, Raw Black & Blue Cobbler, Oatmeal Buckwheat Raisin Cookies, Banana Soft Serve and my famous Double Chocolate Brownies… all made just subtly sweet with sweeteners like coconut sugar (my favorite), maple syrup & dates… and most of our desserts were also Gluten Free (or GF option).

Bakers Tip: Using roasted nuts like walnuts and almond meal make for dense, decadent desserts while avoiding congenitally refined flours and fats. Check out “desserts” under my recipe tab for some ideas of things to try. Continue Reading →

Pineapple Mango Salsa & UPDATES!

April 14, 2014   Recipes

Postings have been far and few between but don’t let that fool you! Lots of things are happening behind the scenes! I’ve been busy detoxing from the fabulous Vegan (but not necessarily healthy) Food I had while in NYC, finishing up the end of the 3 Month Program as well as prepping for this past session of Eat, Cook & Learn.
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(I needed a lot of that juice after eating those delicious donuts from the Cinnamon Snail)

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Pancakes

February 26, 2014   Recipes

(Makes about 10 pancakes)
Recipe from Minimalist Baker – with just a few tweaks.

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Lemon Mushroom Artichoke Cream Sauce

February 24, 2014   Recipes

This cream sauce is light and fresh… it is cashew free so you don’t need to dirty food processors or blenders in the making of this dinner. Just one pot – that’s it!

Inspired by The Daily Garnish.

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No Occasion Ginger Cardamom Apple Crisp

January 29, 2014   Recipes

So to be fair… I’m not normally a “dessert on Tuesday” kinda girl… but my favorite apples were on sale at Whole Foods and Jamie bought us tons. The apples were so beautiful… I just couldn’t resist…

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A Twist On Split Pea Soup

January 23, 2014   Recipes

I have only had “traditional” split pea soup once. I was totally unimpressed by the flavor profiles of what I had so I never felt a desire to re-create. When Jamie shared this was one of his favorite soups lets just say I was less than thrilled.

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How to Make Your Own Raw Almond Milk

January 17, 2014   Recipes

Warning. If you make this milk… you will never look at store bought almond milk the same… Don’t say you haven’t been warned!

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Juice Fast into 2014

December 23, 2013   Uncategorized

Sweet Curried Butternut Squash Hummus Cinnamon Apples & Candied Almonds
Italian Stuffed Mushrooms
Asian Ginger Tempeh Meatballs
BBQ Tempeh Meatballs
Roasted Brussel Sprouts & Grapes with Cinnamon Pear Balsamic
Deviled Cauliflower
Pumpkin Stuffed Shells with Sage Alfredo
Pepita Pesto Lasagna
Massaged Kale Salad with Dried Cherries & Candied Pecans
Peanut Butter Cheesecake
Double Dark Chocolate Brownies
Rum Balls
Cut Out Christmas Cookies
Italian Meatball Cookies

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