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Weekly Lunchbox Highlights: Homemade Crackers, Marinated Portobello, and the Obligatory Kale

November 8, 2012
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It has been a week of particularly nice nice lunchboxes over here, which is the result of my efforts to perfect a recipe for carrot oat crackers and the fact that I roasted a kabocha squash over the weekend. It is also the result of some lovely and giant portobello caps that I found at […]

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Going Batty: Raw Walnut, Carob, and Cinnamon Cookies for Halloween

October 30, 2012
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Before we get to the easy and delightful walnut and carob cookies that are the topic of today’s post, I want to say that my heart goes out to everyone in the Northeast who has been affected by Sandy. I’ve never been an alarmist about weather. I’ve marched out into countless storms that kept others […]

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Vanilla Lemon Ginger Cupcakes with Coconut Cashew Frosting. Vegan and Gluten Free.

October 8, 2012
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In light of yesterday’s fabulous dialog (thank you, CR readers) I thought that it was a good day for cupcakes. Vanilla lemon ginger cupcakes, that is, with coconut cashew frosting. If that’s not enough of a hard sell, they’re also gluten free (though they don’t have to be) and sweetened with coconut sugar, which many […]

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Branching Out: A New Raw, Vegan Chocolate Pudding Recipe. Plus, Dedication vs. Obsession: Your Thoughts?

July 15, 2012
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For over four years now, I’ve been making the same recipe for chocomole again, and again, and again. It’s one of my favorite desserts, favorite snacks, and favorite raw food recipes, period, and it never gets old. That said, being a foodie is all about trying new things. This week, my new thing was bold: […]

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Chocolate Avocado Cupcakes and Frosting

June 8, 2012
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Thank you for such an enormous and wonderful outpouring of love on my birthday! You all know how to make a gal feel special. Thank you so much, and I’m glad that the turning 30 theme struck a chord with many of you. Yesterday, I showed you my absolutely scrumptious birthday gift to myself: chocolate […]

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Almond and Coconut Macaroons, Raw and Vegan

March 19, 2012
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Monday morning express post! I’ve got an Orgo exam tonight, which means I’ve been living off of Sweet Green and residing in the library for the last 48 hours. But I did take a moment on Friday afternoon to make myself a little treat, knowing full well that raw, vegan sweets would be very appreciated […]

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Five Minute High Raw, Vegan Eggnog

December 24, 2011
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Merry Christmas Eve! I hope all of your stockings are hung with care, and so on. I’m on the way back to NYC from Westchester (to see my Dad), and gearing up to put my Christmas Eve feast together at Mom’s. On the menu: a chard and potato tart, mashed turnips, and a big salad. […]

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