be your own barista: dandelion root lattes

via @wellandgood instagram health is a funny game. everyone has a different take on the one thing they ate or did that brought them ultimate success. however, in my experience, that’s not exactly how it works. every person is as different as every single body that exists. what works for one might not work for another and in order to find the way we need to be willing to explore our own health. that’s the work i do not only as a health... Read More

raw vegan pie crust

it is beginning to feel a bit like fall around here and fall makes me think of pie, more specifically the crust of pie. personally i have always been more interested in the pie crust than the actual filling and quite often that is the only part of the pie i’m interested in eating.  this is a healthy raw vegan pie crust recipe that consists of a walnut and pecan nut base and it is fruit sweetened with medjool dates, in my opinion not too much... Read More

baby spinach with mango date dressing and sliced strawberries salad

baby spinach with mango date dressing and sliced strawberries is my current go-to fresh summer salad recipe. recently i took a great road trip to santa fe, new mexico with my mother and aunt who were visiting from wisconsin. i was a santa fe first timer and it is an inspiring area to say the least. after a long morning of exploring the plaza we decided to walk back to our villa to fill up on a healthy lunch and catch a refreshing swim before walking... Read More

grain-free cranberry pear grawnola

grain-free cranberry pear grawnola is just in time for the holidays and was a happy sort of accident at that. those are always welcome around here, especially when they happen in the form of  raw, vegan, wheat, gluten and grain-free snack. pour over sweet and creamy coconut almond mylk, superfood frenzy hemp milk or cuts like a buffalo living walnut milk for a crunchy bowl of cereal. grain-free cranberry pear grawnola 1 1/2 cups pear, chopped 1... Read More

celeriac sushi rice

celeriac, declared the ugly ducking of the veggie world, easily becomes a beautiful wheat, gluten and grain free sticky sushi rice. found in the same family as the turnip and potato, celeriac is a low starch cousin of the starchy winter root vegetables. it is a great alternative to its more starchy family members. this ugly duckling is high in both potassium and soluble fiber,  which may help lower blood pressure while reducing the amount of... Read More

cl’s living chocolate chip cookies

cl’s living chocolate chip cookies were inspired by a post i saw over at cucina libera, loosely translated, free cuisine. many times a recipe has promised their chocolate chip cookie will taste like the real thing and i am left not sold, until now. at cucina libera the cookies were already a great high-raw, vegan, nut free recipe, but because i cannot help myself, i played around with the recipe, dressed it up and made a completely raw/living... Read More