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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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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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Mushroom-Enhanced Coffee – Bulletproof-Style

Dr. L J’s Caramel Latte Superfood-Style Have you heard of “bulletproof coffee”?  Something that has been around for the past few years has become the “rage” among health-conscious individuals who love their coffee but not the high-acid, mold, heavy metals and toxins that are found in most commercial brands.  This “upgraded” version of coffee is […]

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Maple-Toffee Sunflower Seed Brittle

 High Energy Raw Fusion Snack, Breakfast Bar,  or Sweet & Savory Treat On my 5th batch already!  So surprisingly popular, people are requesting these as birthday gifts… I have to admit that this delectable recipe is the result of a serendipitous mix-up!  How it started:  I bought some of Trader Joe’s maple toffee sunflower seeds […]

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Sunny Carob Candy

 Satisfying a sweet, salty, creamy craving – Vegan, Grain/Gluten-Free Last fall we had a really fun day preparing recipes for the new book and photographing them.  Most of the participants were the local candidates for the Natural Wellness Academy “Holistic Health and Life Coaching” certification.  A few of the remote students (we have candidates in […]

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15 favorite best healthy chocolate recipes

Chocolate giant Hershey has said it will transition to simple ingredients and that “[f]or ingredients that may not be as simple, we will explain what they are”. You don’t need to hold your breath, though, because with Dr. LJ’s delicious raw fusion recipes, you can easily make your own healthy chocolate comfort foods using the ingredients you trust and choose.

Check out the mouth-watering chocolatey round-up below the fold:

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Sweet Potato Custard Pie

Raw, Vegan, Grain/Gluten-Free I’ve been craving something sweet but a little tired of pumpkin (which is very hard to use raw) so I remembered this Sweet Potato Custard that I hadn’t made in a few years.  Sweet potatoes work very well in raw recipes – in fact, one of the most dreamy juices I ever […]

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5 Ingredient Grain-free Chocolate Chip Cookies – FODMAP Friendly!

Ultra-Simple Vegan, Grain/Gluten-Free Goodness This month I’ve been following the FODMAP protocol, which is an elimination diet to identify possible trigger foods for IBS and intestinal discomfort.  I completed a 12 day trial and after the holidays intend to do a longer cycle.  I have also been doing Intermittent Fasting all month and will be […]

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Pumpkin Breakfast Crepes

Seasonal Delight – Raw or Raw Fusion, Vegan Gluten/Grain-Free I never get tired of creating new ways to utilize fresh and pureed pumpkin in the fall.  Make sure to check out last year’s Pumpkin Palooza newsletter with links for lots of other seasonal creations for everything from beverages to main courses. Having a dehydrator is […]

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Figgy Energy Balls

Raw, Vegan, Gluten/Grain-Free & Paleo-Friendly You know that 3 o’clock Energy Drop moment?  When you feel like you need either a large latte or a dose of sugar just to keep you going?  Try popping one or two of these instead! These sweet and salty snacks really hit the spot when you need an energy […]

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