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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Pescatarian Delight – Shrimp Avocado Salad

Recipe and Photo contributed by Ashley Huber, NWA Holistic Health & Life Coach candidate We always love it when our students decide to get creative in the kitchen or post their renditions of recipes they try out as part of their Holistic Health Coach training.  I especially got a kick out of Ashley’s comment (below) […]

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Omega Boost Grain-Free Muffins

Vegetarian & Vegan Versions – Paleo-Friendly I don’t eat as much much raw food as I did back when I was healing from my auto-immune disorder, but I have been paying a lot of attention lately to my digestion, which frankly needs some adjusting.  Something that I have definitely pinpointed is that grains aggravate symptoms […]

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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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Truffled Jicama “Fries” with Garlic Catsup

Raw & Vegan In preparation of our upcoming 21 Day Raw Food Challenge I am starting to experiment with novel ideas to conquer cravings that may arise during this 3-week mainly raw event.  Make sure to check out our Facebook Event Page and blog to learn more.  It’s completely free and we will keep you […]

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Pumpkin Mac N’ Cheeze – Vegan & Gluten-Free

A video has popped up several times on my Facebook feed for a vegan mac n’ cheese, depicting a “cheesy vortex” created from mixing raw cashews with water that has been boiled with potatoes, carrots and onion.  I was intrigued enough to consider trying the recipe but had the inspiration to add some pumpkin as […]

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Pumpkin Apricot Nut Bread

Raw, Vegan, Grain/Gluten-Free with Raw Fusion Variation Every fall I love experimenting with my favorite autumnal fruits and vegetables — persimmons, pomegranates and pumpkins.  Our yearly “Pumpkin Palooza” newsletter showcases the new recipes as well as the tried and true standards — here’s a link to last year’s as I am still working on this […]

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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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Fava Bean Hummus with “Garden Variety” Flax Hempseed Crackers

Raw Fusion Sunday Brunch I hosted a brunch on Sunday with a couple of my local Natural Wellness Academy coaching candidates.  Currently I am working on 4 new books:  One of them is about anti-aging and how the “Blue Zone” diets, based more on the Mediterranean style of eating has been continuously shown to have […]

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Carrot-Almond-Kalamata Spread – Unlikely Yet Delicious Combination

Sometimes I just play around with foods that I have available or what I am craving at the moment.  One day I had some soaked almonds that I was going to use to make milk but I wanted to make some kind of meatless pate for dinner to pair with some flaxseed crackers I had […]

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