Sweet Potato Toast with a Trio of Toppings

Raw Fusion, Vegan, Gluten/Grain-Free, Paleo-Friendly When I first heard about “sweet potato toast” from a raw foods colleague, I was super intrigued.  One of my weak spots in maintaining a […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Comfort Soup for Cold Weather

Raw, Vegan and Gluten and Dairy-Free-     Make a Soup Creamy without Dairy!

A common misconception about eating raw foods is that everything needs to be cold.  While foods retain much more nutrition and enzymatic activity when raw, you can also gently heat them to under 115 degrees F.

Although The Live Food Factor is one of the best books ever written about the raw food lifestyle, when I first saw this recipe by author Susan Schenck, it didn’t sound appealing, which was surprising considering that I love most of the ingredients.  When I finally decided to give it a try, I was astounded by the flavor; In fact, I have yet to find someone in my classes who does not respond well to this soup — even those who don’t like cilantro enjoy how the flavors seems to meld perfectly in this blend.

What’s especially exciting about this soup is how creamy you can make it using tahini (sesame butter)! 

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