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Herbed Cheese Lasagnette with Pesto, White Sauce, and Mushrooms

Italian food was a staple of my upbringing. I love the flavors, especially fresh basil. The wonderful thing about raw foods is that all...

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Italian-Style Heirloom Tomato Crisps

These crisps burst with tomato flavor and satisfy any desire to snack. They are also incredibly easy to make. The only part that’s difficult...

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Cold, Thick & Creamy Dairy-Free Vegan Strawberry Ice Cream

Dairy-based ice cream was always one of my downfalls. Something about eating bite after bite of cold creamy sweetness just got me hooked and...

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Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake, Traditional Pumpkin Pie, and Mini Tartlet

Truth? I have never liked pumpkin pie, but within moments of completing this photoshoot, that little tartlet you see was a goner. The secret?...

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Herbed Cheese Lasagnette with Pesto, White Sauce, and Mushrooms

Italian food was a staple of my upbringing. I love the flavors, especially fresh basil. The wonderful thing about raw foods is that all your favorite flavors can be duplicated in creative ways. Plus,...

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How to conduct yourself as a raw vegan in a mainstream restaurant? My example.

“May I please have the large field greens salad, no cheese, meat, croutons, or dressing. And may I add a little avocado to it? Thank you—Oh, and may I please have lemon wedges for...

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Forget extreme couponing! (Well, mostly.)

Fresh produce tastes best & provides the most nutrition. If you have any farm stands or a farmer’s market nearby, become a regular customer! In terms of nutrition per dollar, THAT’S where you’ll score...

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Banana Coconut Green Smoothie

Another super fast & simple green smoothie recipe for you today! I can’t stress enough how well green smoothies will help you incorporate fresh vegetables into your diet. Eating enough vegetables is critical to...

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Dairy-Free, Raw Vegan Coconut Mango Milkshake

Dairy-Free Coconut Mango Milkshake? Yes, please! Quintessential fast food on a raw vegan diet. Fresh is best but I live in the real world and want you to succeed there, too. Keeping frozen fruit...

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Super Chard Smoothie

Kale gets all the attention these days, but don’t forget to alternate your leafy greens in order to maximize and diversify your phytonutrients. I love chard for smoothies. Try this easy & delicious chard...

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The Complete Book of Raw Food, Volume 2

I’m proud to be a contributor to The Complete Book of Raw Food, Volume 2. Inside you’ll find my recipes and photos along with many other entries by top raw food chefs. It was...

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Should You Be Eating Kale Chips?

Packaged raw vegan foods can be an EXCELLENT option in a pinch, especially when you’re first transitioning to raw foods. Imagine a world where instead of Doritos, we only had packaged flax crackers on...

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July’s 3-Day Green Smoothie Challenge!

Welcome to another 3-Day Green Smoothie Challenge! (Be sure to check with your doctor before embarking on any new diet.) Here’s your shopping list: Day One: Recipes and Instructions Day Two: Recipes and Instructions...

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Natalie’s Favorite Lacinato Kale Green Juice Recipe

Lacinato or “Tuscan” kale is delicately delicious. Great in salads and smoothies, this kale is also perfect for green juice. This recipe is one of the most balanced and tastiest green juice recipes I’ve...