turmeric-inphyused dairy-free mylk latte

  the turmeric-inphyused mylk latte is a dairy-free drink that supports your body’s defense against disease. with a creamy nut or seed milk base, a dash of ground black pepper and the sweetness of raw unpasteurized honey or maple syrup this immune boosting tonic will be your go-to. turmeric boasts a distinct yellow color and a warm, peppery, slightly bitter flavor. it is loaded with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties plus it’s... Read More

how to create drool worthy superfood parfaits

superfood filled dairy-free coconut yogurt parfaits have rapidly become a daily event in my world. they are a cinch to throw together, loaded with nutrition and have upwards of four gazillion different variations. maybe not that many but you get the picture. quite often i hear people say they don’t have time to put together healthy meals because of hectic schedules whether it is raising children or keeping up with careers and school studies–or... Read More

date donut holes

juicy medjool dates and unsweetened shredded coconut are two ingredients you will almost always find in bulk in my kitchen but a traditional donut? not so much. i do have fond childhood memories of the sweet deep fried cakes as an occasional sunday morning specialty and an iced crawler was my absolute favorite. it was a surefire way to get me to drink a glass of milk. the iced crawler doesn’t have the curb appeal a sprinkled, fluffy frosted... Read More

wheat and gluten free raw vegan pizza

this is an exciting post for me because i am in love with this raw vegan veggie topped pizza recipe. everyone loves pizza, at least everyone i know loves pizza. seriously, who can resist a relaxing ‘pizza and  movie night’ now and again? pizzas are versatile, satisfying, and in my opinion, an excellent comfort food. the crust is a wheat and gluten free nut-based rawcipe i shared awhile back and i’ve topped it so many different ways... 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

wheat and gluten free zucchini pasta

julienned zucchini noodles wheat and gluten free zucchini pasta is a crisp and refreshing summertime noodle alternative that does not require using a stovetop. the noodles are fairly easy to make and a little seems to go a long way. not one to splurge on frivolous kitchen appliances i had been putting off the purchase of a vegetable spiralizer, but once i made the move i was spiralizing everything in sight. i’m extremely happy the veggie pasta... Read More

raw vegan mango date dressing

raw vegan mango dressing is a wheat, gluten, oil and salt free healthy recipe waiting to dress your greens. it is full of sweetness and has a fresh and light feeling, perfect for this steamy time of the year. not only is the dressing thirsty to douse your greens it is also a sweet match for carrot noodles, zucchini noodles and other pasta alternatives or non-alternatives as well. either way, raw vegan mango date dressing is a healthy recipe that’s... Read More

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

turmeric pepper flax crackers

turmeric pepper flax crackers are a high fiber healthy raw vegan cracker recipe that blends a touch of spice with a hint of sweetness. included is a dose of grated turmeric, a high-powered inflammation fighter that fancies a deep orange hue and is a relative to ginger root. the turmeric offers a warming, bitter, peppery flavor that compliments the sweetness of the yellow pepper. go ahead and let wheat and gluten free, raw vegan turmeric pepper flax... 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