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Acai Berry Jam Recipe

San Diego Raw Food Chef Joy Houston teaches you to make a raw food version of jam using chia seeds as the thickening agent.

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Raw I Scream

When it comes to a few of my favorite raw food recipes, I have a don’t ask don’t tell policy.  By that I mean unless someone asks me, and by someone I don’t mean prying, finicky eaters who want to know what’s in a recipe just so they can tell you all the ingredients they […]

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Easy Almond Milk

Make your own almond milk at home. Get a far superior taste with less cost and less waste. Watch the video to se how fun and simple it is.

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Raw Food: Pizza Crust

When you get the craving for pizza, but want to pass on the dairy & gluten, try this easy recipe for raw pizza crust.  It is simple to make and satisfies that thin crust pizza desire without resorting to calling your local pizza delivery.  The crust is pictured here with hummus as the sauce since […]

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Citrus Slushy

Pink grapefruit is at it’s flavor peak from late winter through early spring. That’s NOW! Pink Grapefruit, like its other citrus relatives is full of vitamin C, but it also contains lycopene which gives it its lovely color. Lycopene helps fight free radicals in the body protecting you against cancers and cell damage. Enjoy this […]

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Ginger Lime Colada

This delicious, raw smoothie is made creamy by the meat of a young coconut.  That last sentence will be taken SO differently by the Cougars in my readership.  You know who you are.  Focus those trashy little minds of yours ladies, this raw beverage is a cocktail alternative you won’t want to miss.  It makes […]

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Cacao Crispies

Who needs Coco Crispies when you can have these delicious Cacao Crispies made from buckwheat groats?  Buckwheat lowers blood glucose and insulin responses, softening the bodies reaction to that natural sweetener maple.  Read more about buckwheat’s health benefits here. You could use raw honey as the sweetener instead, but I have a one year old […]

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Getting Off The Bean

A Healthy Substite For Coffee That Tastes Great Want the java monkey off your back without headaches, cold sweats, and an ever-present fear of falling asleep at the wheel? This delicious raw beverage was created during a two week living foods cleanse to keep my husband from going postal on anyone within five feet of […]

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Sweet Potatoes, Hold the Marshmallows

Thanksgiving sweet potatoes can have enough sugar in a single serving to kill a diabetic before dessert hit the table.  They are generally baked with tons of brown sugar and if that wasn’t enough they are topped off with puffed sugar balls (pronounced marshmallows) that are baked to golden brown perfection.  YUM!  But also YUCK, […]

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