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How I Keep My Kids Eating Healthy During the Holidays

by Jamie Hernandez, M.A. – Co-Educator, Natural Wellness Academy If your family is like mine, the holidays can sometimes mean falling into unhealthy eating habits and sugar overload!  While some traditions include sugary treats and can be fun and memorable, you also don’t want kids who are bounding off the walls when school is out […]

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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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Frozen Banana with Nut Butter Super Snack

Raw, Vegan, Gluten-Free Warm Weather Treat Sometimes it’s the simplest recipes that deliver the most delight.  Here is a frozen treat you can make in minutes and store for at least a month in the freezer.  Just grab and go.  If you find them messy to hold you can easily insert a craft (popsicle) stick […]

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Carob Crispy Candies

Raw Vegan Superfood Snack Gluten AND Guilt-Free

When I was in the final stages of getting the Raw Fusion book series finished I traveled to Arizona for the Raw Spirit Festival (2010) where I met a very talented chef, Karen Osborne.  She made a spectacular dessert for one of the events and I asked her if she’d like to contribute to the recipes portion of the book.

Her Carob Crispy Candies are so simple and satisfying that I include them in the “Cravings Conquerors” category.  It’s hard to believe that something that tastes this good can provide such health benefits!

Providing you have these items on hand, these candies take only minutes to prepare and a couple of hours to set in the fridge. 

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