RAW CHOCOLATE CHAI TEA

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Have you gotten into the Christmas spirit yet? I have yet to start decorating my house, which always makes it feel real to me. There is something so magical about this time of year, especially when the weather is cold and snowy and you can curl up on your couch with a soft blanket and a…

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Raw Persimmon Parfait

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Have you ever tried this exotic fruit? There are two main types of persimmons, the Fuyu and Hachiya. While most recipes will specify which to use, it’s good to have a basic understanding of the difference. Fuyus are squatty, round and crisp and can be eaten like an apple or pear. Hachiyas, on the other…

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Lime Cashew Cookies

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                     Lime Cashew Cookies makes 8 large cookies 1 cup dates, pitted 1/4 cup  raw almonds 1/4 cup raw cashews 2 teaspoons lime juice zest of one organic lime 1/4 cup crushed cashews or hemp seeds Combine the first five ingredients in your food processor. Using…

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Juice Pulp Carrot Cake Balls

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If you juice regularly, you’ve probably wondered what to do with leftover fruit and vegetable pulp. I feel incredibly guilty for throwing away the leftover pulp ;(  So first rule: never throw the pulp away! Composting is a great way to utilize it, but all that fruit and veggie goodness is an easy way to…

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Raw Vegan Three Layered Shortbread

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These little raw cookies turned out better than I imagined. I didn’t really think you could mimic shortbread  without butter or baking but somehow the ground cashews & dates create a buttery/nutty vibe and the result is super tasty.  You will want to store the shortbread in the freezer and enjoy piece or two with nice cup of…

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Goji Berry Truffles

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Goji berries are a truly remarkable superfood. Ounce for ounce goji berries contain more vitamin C than oranges, more beta-carotene than carrots, and more iron than spinach. They also contain over 20 trace minerals and 18 amino acids! These beautiful truffles contain a flavourful red filling and a rich chocolate exterior, making them a special festive treat.…

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Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Cups

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Yes that’s right, vegan, healthy,protein and antioxidant rich CHOCOLATE peanut butter cups (that still taste decadent). Vegan Chocolate Recipe (Vegan, Gluten-Free, Refined Sugar-Free) 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted 1 cup cacao powder 5 tbsp agave nectar/coconut nectar/maple syrup All you have to do is melt coconut oil, then stir in cacao powder and maple syrup…

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6 Reasons to Eat More Squash and 6 Nutritious Recipes

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Are you ready for this squash madness ? I sure hope so 😉 Winter squash and pumpkin add beautiful color to any autumn meal but thats not all….. Discover six great reasons to eat more squash, plus six tasty and simple squash recipes. Packed with flavor, squash is loaded with disease-fighting antioxidants and vitamins. And with…

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Raw Pumpkin Pie Bites

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I’m sure you’re wondering if these truly taste like pumpkin pie? Yes, absolutely. But you can enjoy them without any guilt 🙂 They’re pretty awesome, actually. Give them a try…… 1 cup of raw cashews 1 cup oats 1/4 cup medjool dates 1/4 pumpkin, puree (you can used canned) 2 TB extra virgin coconut oil…

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Sweet Popeye Truffles

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 These Sweet Popeye Truffles are simple, sweet, and perfect fuel before and after workouts. Try packing them for a healthy snack in your kid’s lunch box 🙂 1 cup raw almonds 1 1/2 cup oats 3 ripe bananas 2 cups fresh spinach 3 TBS cocoa powder 2 serving of your favorite protein powder (we used Vega Sport Performance Chocolate)…

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Healthy No Bake Apple Pie

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Just in time for summer, this pie will make a great light snack or dessert. I am super excited about this pie! And here is why: 1. It’s healthy- so healthy you can even enjoy it for breakfast 🙂 2. It’s easy and quick to make – all you need is a food processor and a…

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Energy Cookies

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You can probably tell from my recipes that I ♥ SWEETS. I love everything about them – preparing them, the aroma of baking a cake or muffins in the oven, and of course eating and sharing them. With all that LOVE I also understand the danger of excessive eating. Sweets should be treated as a treat. I do not…

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