Raw, Vegan, Grain-Gluten Free (with Raw Fusion options) The original recipe was contributed by one of our Natural Wellness coaching candidates, to which we did a little tweaking. Sue Boyce is the uber-talent behind Rawsome – do check out her website for some great recipes and fabulous desserts. We recently had a photo session to […]
Raw Vegan – So Refreshing! I love having chilled soups in the summer and gazpacho is always a winner, but wanting something more original for my classes, I experimented with mango with very tasty results! While you might think that with mango and orange juice as the base, this would be a very sweet […]
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 […]
Guacamole adds such versatility to a Raw Fusion Lifestyle: You can use it as salad dressing or make an impromptu meal by slicing up veggies and dip; I also use guacamole as a base for nori wraps. There are many variations to this Mexican flavorful dish. Whenever I eat enchiladas, I prefer the green tomatillo sauce so decided to use them in lieu of red tomatoes, as I prize their slightly sour taste.
Here in Florida it’s kumquat season and I almost went to the annual Kumquat Festival about 45 minutes from Tampa in Dade City but decided not to subject Z to crowds of over 40,000 for a fruit that he has no interest in. Since I have been buying organic ones at my local health food store I decided to try them chopped up on avocado toast and liked that tangy sweet/sour flavor so much that next I added them to guacamole.
Raw Vegan Chocolate Options Chocolate lovers can delight in the fact that dark chocolate actually helps reduce stress! Aside from it’s heart-healthy benefits, LiveScience reported a study where eating 1.4 ounces of dark chocolate for a period of two weeks showed decreased levels of the stress hormone cortisol. This study was published in 2009 […]
There’s something very magical about being able to make a delectable chocolate pudding using an ingredient that one would usually relate to more savory and salty dishes. But the avocado — called the love apple for many centuries — will astound you by how rich and creamy it turns out. It’s important to get all the lumps out so either use the tines of a fork, a potato masher or even your food processor.
Avocados have 20 essential nutrients including fiber, Vit-E the B-vitamins & folic acid Cashews contain thiamine that works on memory, similar to gingko biloba. They are both considered brain-boosting foods! Imagine having a decadent parfait and having it actually be good for your brain!
The Perfect Parfait