Raisin Almond Balls with Blackstrap Molasses: High Raw, Vegan Snacking with an Iron Boost

December 11, 2012
raw snack balls

I’ll have you know that I came really close to titling this post “goodness, gracious, great balls of iron!” But I stopped myself. It would have been the cheesiest title since “green eggs and hmmmm.” 2012 was the year of student snacking over here at CR. There were kale chips, energy balls, zucchini sticks, caramelized […]

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Blueberry Carob Green Smoothie

November 26, 2012
blueberry carob smoothie

It feels a little odd to be posting about a blueberry carob smoothie at this time of year, when berries are no longer seasonal. I aspire to eat seasonally, I really do, but it’s hard for me to curtail my love of certain foods, even for a few months at a time. I eat berries […]

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Chocolate Walnut and Maca Energy Bites

October 14, 2012
choclate walnut maca energy bites

Raw snack bites, made of dates, nuts, and seeds that I’ve ground together in a food processor, often along with spices or superfood ingredients, are a standard part of my weekly student food rotation. They’re easy to make, portable, tasty, fun to flavor, and they save me money on the raw snack bars and energy […]

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Banana Walnut Kale Chips

October 1, 2012
raw banana walnut kale chips

A few weeks ago, the wonderful people at Mum’s Original sent me a batch of their organic, vegan, and certified gluten free foods to sample. Hiding in the box was a bag of banana powder. I have to admit, I didn’t really know what to do with it: of course I could use it to […]

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Student Food: Easy Almond Ginger Nori Snacks

September 16, 2012
Almond Ginger Nori Snacks

A long, long time ago I posted a recipe for raw nori cigars with gingery sunflower seed pate. They were based upon a favorite snack of mine from Bonobos vegetarian in New York, which is now closed (sadly, I might add: it was one of the best and most reasonably priced raw/vegan eateries in Manhattan). […]

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Raw, Vegan Snack Cookie Giveaway! Win a 12 Pack of Rawxies Today.

September 13, 2012

Glad you guys enjoyed the roasted garlic and hemp kale chips! Using hemp and chia opens up so many new possibilities for this tried-and-true snack; I can’t wait to come up with new combinations. I promised you a week full of product reviews, and today, I’m making good on this promise with yet another feature […]

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Blueberry Cardamom Chia Seed Pudding

September 6, 2012
blueberry cardamom chia pudding

By now, you all know that I’m slightly obsessed with chia pudding. It’s a favorite breakfast, snack, and dessert around these parts; just look at my chia seed recipe tab to see how many variations I love and make often. Chia puddings are quick, versatile, nutritious, and portable. This makes them an ideal food for […]

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