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Lime Tahini Dressing

Ingredients: Zest and juice of one small lime ¼ cup of Sesame oil 2 Tbl. Tamari 2 Tbl. Raw tahini 1 Tbl. organic horseradish mustard 1 Tbl. raw honey or one date … Continue reading

May 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Buddha Bowl

Ingredients: 1-1½ cups cooked organic brown rice ½ cup steamed broccoli heads (I steamed in water with a bit of Tamari) ½ cup chopped organic cremini or shitake mushrooms ½ … Continue reading

May 23, 2016 · Leave a comment


When life gives you “CRAZY” make Salad in a Jar.  Doing this one thing has saved me and my diet many times, especially when traveling. It is so easy!  These … Continue reading

May 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Heart Kidney Lung Smoothie

1/2 cup coconut water 1/2 cup filtered water 1 Tbl. coconut oil 1 Tbl. chia seeds 1 Tbl. moringa powder 1 small bunch of parsley leaves 1/3 piece of celery … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Moringa Powder

According to the Ayurveda, the Moringa plant (leaves, seeds and root) is comprised of approximately 539 compounds capable of preventing 300 diseases. Moringa contains more than 90 nutrients and 46 … Continue reading

April 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Moringa Morning Madness

1 cup filtered water or ¾ cups plus ¼ cup coconut water or aloe juice 1 T. coconut oil 1 T. Moringa Powder 1 T. Chia Seeds 1 T. ground … Continue reading

April 9, 2016 · Leave a comment


Manganese is a trace mineral that helps the body convert protein and fat to energy. It also promotes normal bone growth, helps maintain healthy reproductive, nervous, and immune systems, and … Continue reading

March 15, 2016 · Leave a comment


Nutmeg was used in ancient times by Roman and Greek civilizations as a type of brain tonic. It is known to effectively stimulate your brain and has therefore shown to help eliminate … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Apple Cider Vinegar Healing Drink

  Heal your body with this recipe: 6-8 oz. of warm filtered water (not microwaved) ½ – 1 T. Bragg’s Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) ½ T. of Raw honey (local … Continue reading

March 13, 2016 · Leave a comment


3 medium leeks about 2 cups thinly sliced 1 tsp. Himalayan salt 2 large garlic cloves chopped 1 T. finely grated ginger ½ tsp. each of cayenne pepper and pepper … Continue reading

February 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

My Diet Deconstructed

Better Nutrition Content in Raw Food Fruits, vegetables and plant foods are packed with nutrients, including vitamins, minerals and other health-promoting phytochemicals. Heating, however, destroys ALL ENZYMES, proteins are structurally … Continue reading

February 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Soaking RAW nuts, grains, seeds, and legumes

Nature has set it up so that the nut, grain and seed may survive until proper growing conditions are present. Nature’s defense mechanism includes nutritional inhibitors and toxic substances that … Continue reading

February 8, 2016 · 1 Comment

Raw Pecan Turtle Bites

  Base 1/2 cup almonds 1/2 cup Medjool dates (pitted) 2 T. coconut oil 3 T. (heaping) raw cacao 1 T. tahini 2 T. raw honey ½ tsp. Himalayan Salt … Continue reading

January 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tryptophan Deficiency

The main function of tryptophan is as a building block in protein synthesis (helps the body produce its own proteins). Dietary deficiency of tryptophan may cause the symptoms characteristic of … Continue reading

December 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chocolate Pecan Truffles

Chocolate pecan coating: 1 ½ cups pecans 1 T. cinnamon 2 T. cacao powder 1 tsp. Himalayan salt Blend all ingredients in a food processor and set aside. Use unwashed … Continue reading

October 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Raw Chocolate Raspberry Thumbprint Brownies

1 cup almond nut pulp (from almond milk) 1 cup cacao powder 1/4 cup hemp seed 1/3 cup coconut oil (organic/unrefined preferred) 1/3 cup tahini 1/2 cup date paste (low … Continue reading

October 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Raspberry Fruit Leather

Spread Raspberry Chia Jam on to a paraflex sheet, carefully filling all holes and thin areas. Dehydrate for 8-10 hours (depending on the power of your dehydrator). Test by peeling back … Continue reading

October 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tis the Season for a Mini Re-Set

I am acutely aware of how easily an “event” can derail a healthy diet plan.  And here we are, moving into the season of MANY EVENTS!  I have personally designated … Continue reading

October 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Raw-dacious JAMS

Raspberry Jam (1) 10oz. pkg of organic frozen raspberries Zest and juice from one small to medium lime (1) 2x 2 inch piece of raw beet ½ cup date paste … Continue reading

October 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Creamy Ranch Dressing

  1 ½ cups soaked raw cashews 2 T. ACV (Bragg’s apple cider vinegar) Zest and juice from one small lemon or 1/2 a large 1/4 cup EVOO 1 tsp. … Continue reading

August 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Creamy Oregano Dressing

1 cup soaked raw cashews 1/4 cup filtered water Juice and zest from one small lemon 2 T. Apple Cider Vinegar 1 T. raw pumpkin seeds (soaked) 2 large or … Continue reading

August 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cucumber Dill Dressing

2 cups chopped cucumber 1 cup soaked raw cashews Juice and zest of a medium lemon 3 Tbl. Apple Cider Vinegar (Braggs or organic non-filtered) ¼ cup EVOO One pack … Continue reading

May 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chocolate Zucchini Pie

When life gives you ZUCCHINI … make CHOCOLATE PIE! You read correctly, chocolate pie with zucchini.  Last year we made chocolate zucchini bread and it is still a favorite but this chocolate … Continue reading

May 11, 2015 · Leave a comment


 Heat above 118 fahrenheit also destroys ALL enzymes, and most B vitamins and minerals.  This is why I love my dehydrator!  If you want to get truly serious about eating … Continue reading

May 11, 2015 · Leave a comment


Spiralize 2 medium zucchini Boil filtered water in pot large enough to hold zucchini 1 tsp. Himalayan salt in water Remove water from heat and let cool a few minutes.  Add … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · Leave a comment


1 organic apple cored and chopped 1 ½ cups date paste ½ cup real organic maple syrup 2 T. fresh lemon juice 2 T. orange zest 1 T. vanilla extract … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · Leave a comment


  1 large butternut squash, diced ( approx. 2 ½ cups) ¼ cup cold pressed extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup pine nuts 1 sprig fresh rosemary 2-4 sage leaves … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Basil Garlic Dressing/Dip

Raw Pumpkin Seed Basil Pesto was the most popular recipe from our last food class.  The quantity and quality of nutrition in this recipe makes it a must for almost … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · Leave a comment


When foods are fermented the bacteria predigests the food by slowly breaking down the carbohydrates, fats, and proteins to create micro flora. The metabolic activities performed by the micro flora … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · 1 Comment


Crust: 1 cup Acai Blueberry cereal ½ cup sprouted super flour 1/3 cup date paste 2 T. coconut oil Blend in food processor until dough-like Press into bottom of spring … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

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