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Holiday Giving: Sweet N’ Spicy Candied Nuts

December 19, 2011

Greetings from NYC! This is a bittersweet homecoming, as my grandmother’s funeral is today, but it’s also great to be home, and in the company of my family and friends. It has been a long, long six months since I first arrived in Washington, and I’m looking forward to a little reflective time over this […]

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Raw, Vegan Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

December 5, 2011
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If this post doesn’t make you guys smile, I don’t know what will. Those right there are by far the daintiest, pretties, and tastiest raw treats I have ever made. And the beauty of it all is that they weren’t even hard. It all started on Friday, when I had dinner with Valerie at LPQ. […]

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Sour Cream and Cherry Muffins

December 2, 2011
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On the second day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…sour cream and cherry muffins! Specifically, vegan sour cream muffins with dried cherries and an oatmeal crumble topping. Not a bad way to celebrate the end of a long week, nor to welcome the Christmas season officially. These muffins are delicious, and easy, but […]

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Raw Cocoa Crackers

November 10, 2011
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Happy almost Friday, all. So glad this week is coming to an end! I sometimes feel bad when I give you a bunch of linked posts all in a row—shouldn’t I be offering you variety, range, and so on? But since everything has been so excited about date paste (and the awesome things you can […]

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Your Date Paste Questions, Answered

November 9, 2011
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Oftentimes, when I post a new featured ingredient or a new technique, I end up with a lot of questions. Apparently, date paste is no exception. I’m so, so glad that you guys are excited about using it, and about the banana caramel bread pudding recipe! Rather than fielding the questions I got one-by-one, I […]

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Date Paste How To, and Banana Caramel Bread Pudding

November 7, 2011
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Happy Monday, folks. I’m glad you enjoyed my recap of Elizabeth’s Gone Raw! Switching from raw food to cooked, I thought I would share one of my favorite ingredients today: date paste, and the fabulous vegan banana caramel bread pudding I recently used it in.

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Friday Express Post: Gratitude and DC Dining Guide

November 4, 2011

Hey all! Glad the dilly white bean and beet stacks look so good. Winning recipe! I’m back with a quick review of some new raw, vegan treats from one of the country’s most acclaimed raw, vegan dining spots: Café Gratitude. You may remember when I finally dined here, during my San Fran trip last fall, […]

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