Easy Gluten Free Vegan Quinoa Apple Crumble

November 21, 2013
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I actually created this easy apple crumble a couple of weeks ago and loved it, so I’m not sure why it’s taken me so long to share! This is the kind of dessert I love making: simple ingredients, not too much prep work, no wrangling of pie crust or pastry dough. Even the baking process […]

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Raw Vegan Brownie Bites

November 12, 2013
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It’s a Tuesday night express post! Fortunately, there’s only so much words can do to enhance the appeal of raw brownie bites, which are mighty enticing as it is. The idea for these raw, vegan brownie bites came from the raw chocolate cupcakes I posted recently. Indeed, it’s essentially the same recipe (walnuts, cacao nibs, […]

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Raw, Vegan Witches’ Finger Cookies For Halloween

October 24, 2013
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So glad you all like the chocolate maca milk! I can’t wait to get back to my blender so that I can whip up another batch. As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I had a chance to make a couple of Halloween-themed treats last week before I left for New York. For someone who’s basically […]

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Chocolate Maca Almond Milk. Bonus Recipe for Chocolate Maca Macaroons.

October 23, 2013
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My readers with a sweet tooth will be glad to hear that they’re in luck this week! I didn’t have much time to cook before I left for New York last week, so I combined freezer leftovers with what produce was left in my fridge to produce some very tasty, but not very blog-able, meals. […]

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Quick, Easy and Delicious Homemade Coconut Milk. Bonus Recipe for Raw, Vegan Coconut Biscotti.

October 6, 2013
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I wasn’t planning on this recipe. It happened by accident, because I’d run out of almonds and cashews and Brazil nuts and basically all of the other nuts and seeds I usually use to make homemade plant milk. (Note to self: it’s time for a visit to the bulk bins.) I’ve used shredded coconut to […]

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Chocolate Pumpkin Pudding and Vegan Chocolate Layer Cake

October 3, 2013

Last week, I kicked off pumpkin season with a pumpkin and almond breakfast porridge (which many of you have made and enjoyed already — I’m so glad!). This week, pumpkin returns in the form of a rich, creamy chocolate pudding. Chocolate pudding, you say? Why, yes. While it may be a very unusual use for […]

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Raw Frosted Lemon Poppyseed Squares from Ricki Heller’s Naturally Sweet and Gluten Free

September 22, 2013
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From Naturally Sweet & Gluten Free by Ricki Heller. Photo by Celine Saki.  At least a few months before I started writing Choosing Raw, I had begun reading Ricki Heller’s blog (then called Diet, Dessert n’ Dogs) avidly. I was immediately drawn to Ricki’s witty, carefully crafted writing (no surprise that she’s an English professor), the thoughtfulness […]

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