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Roasted Vidalia Onion Salad Dressing and Dip

Vegan and Gluten-Free For the past six years I’ve been swapping out a lot of my family’s old standby’s with raw or raw fusion healthier alternatives. My husband’s “go-to” salad dressing is the Sweet Vidalia Onion by Ken’s.  Considering that the first 2 ingredients are (genetically modified) soybean oil and sugar, I really wanted to […]

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Sweet Potato Hash Patties with Creamy Mushroom Gravy

     Raw Vegan Gluten-Free I saw this recipe on one of my favorite raw food websites, Beautiful on Raw.  Tonya Zavasta, who has been fully raw for over 16 years, also designed a fabulous natural skin care line, of which I am a huge fan. The concept of raw “hash browns” was quite tantalizing so […]

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Sneaky ways of adding more greens to your meals

     Creative Green-ing, Raw Fusion Style Having difficulty getting enough greens in your diet? The following excerpt is from Green For Life by Victoria Boutenko. “Greens Make The Body More Alkaline” After staying so many years on a 100% raw diet, I have come to the conclusion that it is impossible to maintain a good […]

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Dehydrator-Toasted Coconut Chips

      Raw Vegan Gluten-Free Delicacy Bonus Recipe: Healthy Simple Syrup There is something just so tasty about toasted coconut.  It enhances anything from a sundae to a salad.  But traditionally prepared, it has gone through processing that destroys most of its nutrients and likely includes a sweetener that you’d be better off avoiding. Trader Joe’s carries […]

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TLT Sandwich – Tempeh-Lettuce-Tomato

   Ideal  Gluten-FreeVegan Sandwich When I am craving something cooked or creating a Meatless Monday meal for my family, this sandwich always hits the spot. Tempeh is made from fermented soybeans, much easier to digest and considered a better alternative to tofu and textured soy-based “meats.”  Always source out organic to guarantee that the soy […]

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Green Lasagna – Raw or Raw Fusion Dinner

Vegan or Vegetarian Options – Completely Grain and Gluten-Free With the cold weather all over the country — even here in Tampa – I have been desiring warmer dishes.  This is when my dehydrator really comes in handy. I have made this Green Lasagna in many variations:  Fully raw with a “raw-cotta” cheese made with […]

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Stuffing Croquettes with Wild Mushroom Gravy

  Raw, Vegan – Completely Grain and Gluten-Free! When the holidays come along, it can often be a desolate time for people who have made a paradigm shift in their eating — especially if they haven’t found vegan, raw or gluten-free options that are appealing. My favorite has always been stuffing.  For years my hosts […]

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5 Salty Cravings Super Snacks

Conquering the Cravings, Raw Fusion Style We all get those midday or late night “snack attacks” Some people crave sweet, others crave salty — and sometimes only something sweet/salty will fill the void.  I’ll be posting on the sweet ones down the road, but here are my 5 favorite ways to satisfy those salty or […]

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Bean-Free Falafel with Tzaziki Sauce

Raw, Vegan, Grain/Gluten Free with Raw Fusion Options I lived in Israel for a short time before college where I first became a vegetarian and learned to love falafel there. Over the years I stopped ordering them as the sandwhich — touted to be “healthy”  — is really rather heavy and caloric.  Between frying the […]

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Cubed Tropical Fruit Salad with Nectar of the Goddess Dressing

 Raw Vegan and Gluten-Free My niece and I had a lot of Raw Fusion food projects during her summer visit, one of them was t replicate the “rubic cube fruit stack” (see photo below that has been on Facebook).  Our goal was to make it vegan and add some variety in the colors.  The fruits […]

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