Sweet Sesame Korean Cucumbers

Contributed by Sherry Matthews, Candidate for the Holistic Health & Life Coaching Certification for our HWCA Sister Academy, Candidate for the CBD/Cannabis Coaching Certification and Social Media Manager for NWA. Raw, Vegan, Paleo, Gluten-Free I love Korean food!  Besides their tantalizing BBQ, I absolutely love eating all the tiny saucers of “banchan” or side dishes […]

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Pass the Paté , Pretty Please

Nut spreads and patés are foundational to sustaining a high raw and/or vegan lifestyle.  Prounouced “pah-tay”, they are loaded with protein, good fats and have the unctuousness of something very rich and satisfying.  They are also very filling — if you are trying to eat more raw and living foods, but find yourself getting hungry […]

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Fall Mediterranean Chopped Salad

Raw, Vegan, Gluten/Grain Free This makes a great main meal salad.  My favorite salads are the chopped variety.  I love the fruits and vegetables that become available at this harvest time of year and added pomegranate kernels this time.  The first time I experimented with this salad, I chopped a starfruit into it.  You can […]

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Summer Breeze Sweet and Sour Cucumber Noodles

Soothing Summer Fare Raw and Raw Fusion Versions It’s already so hot here in Tampa that I am not inclined to do a lot of heat-based cooking these days.  Cucumbers are probably my number one “go-to” vegetable.  Sometimes when I am not in the mood to make a whole salad, I will slice up some […]

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Walnut Pate – Superb Spread for those Meatless Somedays

This is an easy nut pate, made with just a few ingredients.  I wrote extensively about the benefit of eating more nuts (especially walnuts) in a former blog. This dish is ideal for “Meatless Mondays” or when you have vegan/vegetarian guests or if you are wanting to cut back on animal protein.  You will be […]

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Kale Mango Salad

Kale and Mango Salad

Silva Mirovics, one of our cherished coaching graduates from the Natural Wellness Academy recently posted this photo on her Facebook page.  It looked so appealing and easy to make that I immediately asked if we could share this on our blog.  Silva is the founder of  Earth’s Door.  She lives in beautiful Melbourne, Australia and […]

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Pumpkin-Zucchini Noodles with Siracha-Ginger Dressing

Raw or Raw Fusion, Vegan, Grain/Gluten-Free Goodness with a Spicy Twist A few weeks ago I met a business associate for lunch at P.F. Chang’s.  While I love their vegetarian lettuce wraps and usually order them as my main meal, their tofu is questionably GMO-free (although they do make the claim on their Facebook page […]

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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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Pumpkin Tostada with Confetti Salad

Raw Fusion Sweet & Savory Uses for Pumpkin Wraps – Gluten/Grain Free Rounding out my Pumpkin-Palooza seasonal recipes, I decided to make a batch of dehydrated wraps, using the same basic recipe as the Curry Coconut Wraps but with the addition of some canned organic pumpkin and spices.   These can be fully raw if you […]

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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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