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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 of them is about anti-aging and how the “Blue Zone” diets, based more on the Mediterranean style of eating has been continuously shown to have […]

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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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Bean-Free Falafel with Tzaziki Sauce

Raw, Vegan, Grain/Gluten Free with Raw Fusion Options I lived in Israel for a short time before college where I first became a vegetarian and learned to love falafel there. Over the years I stopped ordering them as the sandwhich — touted to be “healthy”  — is really rather heavy and caloric.  Between frying the […]

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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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Angel’d “Eggs” — Better than their Devilish Cousins!

  Raw Vegan and Gluten-Free Meatless Monday Fare for the Family A few years ago I developed this recipe for a raw foods pot luck luncheon.  It is so surprisingly similar to deviled eggs in both appearance and taste that it has been a requested favorite by friends and family. The Raw Fusion Lifestyle is […]

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