great guacamole

what would a great guacamole recipe be without a ripe raw food like the avocado? somewhere along the way i’ve read that on super bowl sunday nearly 8 million pounds of guacamole is eaten and for cinco de mayo it’s more like 14 million pounds! i’m not sure what the tally during world cup fever is but if you’ve been following the action you’re better off keeping track of how many times you hear the famous riff of this... Read More

wheat and gluten free veggie sub sandwich

wheat and gluten free veggie sub sandwiches are a quick and easy raw vegan meal that prove tough to resist. they’ve been a hit at bbq’s, baseball games and even following long mountain bike rides. it’s a refreshing sub sandwich that is full of fiber and loaded with an unlimited number of healthy carbohydrates. romaine lettuce is a favorite sandwich bun alternative of mine and proves firm enough to support all the fillings of my... Read More

wheat and gluten free vegan croutons

if your salads have been missing croutons then this healthy wheat and gluten free vegan recipe is just for you. with a short list of ingredients you easily transform a simple bunch of walnuts to a perfectly seasoned salad topper. although nutritional yeast is not technically a raw food product it is commonly used in recipes, it is optional and can completely be avoided if you are looking to remain 100% raw. the crunch of wheat and gluten free vegan... Read More

fruit smoothie bowl

smoothie bowls are a twist on your daily smoothie routine. this particular fruit smoothie bowl has been waking me up lately and it kicks the day off in a sweet and nourishing way. it’s a quick and easy no fuss meal that, when eaten on an empty stomach, will digest easily and almost immediately. i use frozen bananas as the base and the fruits of your choice will make a perfect topping. in the picture i’ve used fresh kiwi, mango, black and... Read More

leafy green lunch wraps

leafy green lunch wraps are a raw vegan version of the usual wheat or corn tortilla shell typically used. they are a healthy and versatile rawcipe, as well as a great way to boost your daily intake of greens. collard greens are my favorite leafy green to use for the wraps but chard, romaine, or any of the larger leafed greens will work. the wraps are alive and they travel well believe it or not.  when i travel they are pre-wrap-and-rolled, stored... Read More

rev it up juice

it has been a long winter for most of us and rev it up juice is the perfect healthy recipe to brighten the days as we slide into spring. typically i love to charge the day with an alkaline green juice in hand but rev it up juice is a fun change of pace and the added ginger helps keep the body warm. it’s like drinking a bit of sunshine…was that cheesy….yes, but it’s the truth. rev it up juice 1 grapefruit, peeled 1 lemon, peeled 2-3... Read More

raw vegan pizza crust

if you find you have been avoiding movie night with friends because the pizza is too tempting and you swore you’d never eat another piece, avoid no longer and make this healthy raw vegan pizza crust. made with nuts, seeds, fresh herbs and spices it makes for a great semi-thin crust pizza. cover with hurts like heaven cashew cheese spread, creamy ‘alfredo’ sauce, savory seed cheese or even dairy-free ranch dressing and add your... Read More

cashew almond dairy-free creamer

cashew almond dairy-free creamer is a healthy alternative to your typical morning creamer. it is a simple recipe with a boost of protein that requires few ingredients and takes only minutes to prepare. cashew almond dairy-free creamer is a great add-in to lattes, smoothies and not too bad on it’s own either! cashew almond dairy-free creamer 1 cup water 2 tablespoons almond butter 2 tablespoons cashew butter 2 dates, pitted 1/2 inch fresh vanilla... Read More

homemade raw vegan ranch dressing

ranch dressing, which is loved by adults and children, is a very common dip for vegetables, chips and wraps. it also makes for a great salad dressing to top your greens. homemade raw vegan ranch dressing tastes like the ranch dressing i remember but lacks the mayonnaise, buttermilk or sour cream many recipes will call for. it is also nut-free for those of you working around nut allergies! this is a healthy version of america’s favorite sauce... Read More

raw vegan valentine’s day chocolate chip cookies

valentine’s day is right around the corner and a simple heart shaped cutout healthy raw vegan cookie recipe is perfect for the celebration. the heart-shaped cookies are based on my reipce for cl’s living chocolate chip cookies with the addition of a cookie cutter. with many different heart-shaped cookie cutters available i choose the larger so i can share a little extra vitaminL with my loved ones this year on valentine’s day. what... Read More