Chai Rice Pudding From THE BLENDER GIRL Cookbook

April 12, 2014
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I’m super excited about today’s sweet and scrumptious recipe. It’s a chai rice pudding that’s full of dried fruit, spices, maple syrup, and hearty brown rice. It makes for a perfectly healthy dessert, or–if you’re in the mood for something rich and celebratory–a great breakfast dish, too.

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Raw, Vegan Chocolate Bark with Cranberries and Hemp Seeds

February 13, 2014
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Today’s snow was not the first of the season, but it was the first that felt like a legitimate “snow day”: accumulation as high as the tops of my boots, the sight of my neighbors’ kids flinging snowballs at each other downstairs, and an entire afternoon spent sipping ginger tea atop my radiator. It was […]

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Raw Linzer Heart Cookies and Raspberry Chia Jam

February 10, 2014
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Oh hey: a sweet treat in time for February 14th! Given how routine my eats have been lately (soup, salad, grain, repeat), it was fun to create something a little festive this past weekend. In spite of being no bake, these raw, vegan linzer heart cookies certainly demand a little more time and effort than […]

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Edible Giving: Easy, DIY Vegan Hot Chocolate Mix

December 16, 2013
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The other day, I was chatting with a new nutrition client on the phone, and I mentioned that almond milk hot cocoa can be an easy after dinner treat. When she asked for my recipe, and I rattled it off (about a tablespoon and a half of raw cacao, a heaping teaspoon of organic sugar, […]

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Edible Giving: Easy Apple Compote. Plus, Vegan Chocolate Pie!

December 12, 2013
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I didn’t care for apples as a kid (which is so strange, because I go crazy for them nowadays). But I did love apple butter, apple compote, applesauce, and apple juice. Nowadays, apple sauce seems to pale in comparison to the delight of biting into a crisp, sweet autumn Fuji or honeycrisp or braeburn, but […]

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Mostly Raw, Vegan Gingersnap Cookies at Keepin It Kind!

December 7, 2013

One of the highlights of this past year was having the opportunity to meet Kristy Turner, the fabulous writer behind Keepin It Kind, at Vida Vegan. I have admired Kristy’s blog since it first got off the ground, and I continue to marvel at her culinary talent, her creativity, her energy, and yes, her kindness. […]

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Easy No Bake Vegan Pumpkin Pie (Mostly Raw, Gluten Free, Soy Free)

November 25, 2013
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The fussier my recipes get, the worse off they are. Perhaps this is the case with most cooks, and most food, but in my case the correlation between longer ingredient lists and more inconsistent recipe outcomes is striking. The best food I’ve created for this blog is definitely what I’d call simple food (of course, […]

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