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Iced Peppermint Cookies

We call these Quookies!  Made with Quinoa  Raw Vegan Gluten and Grain-Free These couldn’t be simpler to make — and although I used a dehydrator, you can easily make these on a parchment-paper-covered cookie sheet in a low temperature oven, just long enough to dry them out. This clever combination of pecans and quinoa is […]

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Pumpkin Whoopi Pies – Fabulous Fall Fusion Treats

  More Raw Fusion Pumpkin Offerings – Vegan and Gluten-Free

Rounding out my pumpkin experimentation this week are two new offerings:  Pumpkin Whoopi Pies made raw fusion style  with 2 different fillings and Pumpkin Walnut Hummus (see photo and recipe below.)

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Pains for Grains — Raw Fusion Solution

  Red Quinoa and Broccoli Rabe

A lot of information is coming to light on how difficult it is for the body to digest grains.  Most contain gluten or mycotoxins — both inflammation-causing villians that are associated with leaky gut syndrome and many auto-immune disorders.

Dr. Loren Cordain, a professor at Colorado State University and an expert on Paleolithic lifestyles, humans are NOT designed to eat grains, and doing so may actually be damaging to your gut.  For more details, I recommend that you read Dr. Mercola’s article and do some further research online.

The Paleo (aka Caveman’s) Diet rejects most grains because of these issues.  I covered this topic briefly in a former blog called A Pinch of Paleo; Bread enthusiasts can get their “fix” with some non-grain recipes included in that article.

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