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 Taco Salad

April 8, 2014
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It is no great secret that Pure Food and Wine is one of my favorite vegan restaurants–possibly the favorite, when push comes to shove. I have a dinner at Pure to thank for piquing my interest in raw food, and the restaurant has continued to inspire me since with its ultra-creative, ultra-aesthetic, and utra-delicious food. […]

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Easy, Homemade Coconut Milk Yogurt

March 27, 2014
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This coconut milk yogurt should really be called “cheater’s” coconut milk yogurt,” or something like that. You see, homemade yogurt is supposed to involve fermentation, or kefir grains, or a yogurt maker, or any number of proper and time-honored yogurt-making techniques. I used none of the above. This yogurt is what you should make when […]

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Eggplant Bacon Wrapped, Avocado Stuffed Dates

March 12, 2014
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As you may have guessed already, this recipe is a raw, vegan spin on bacon-wrapped, stuffed dates, a popular appetizer/hors d’oeuvre on tapas menus.. We might also call it a creative interpretation of devils on horseback, which is an English pub snack consisting of dates that have been stuffed with chutney or cheese, wrapped in […]

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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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Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad With Radicchio, Cranberry, and Pistachios

November 20, 2013
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Yesterday, when I was sharing my new favorite trail mix, a bunch of you mentioned how much you love pistachios. I do, too, but I tend to underutilized them in my kitchen (part cost, part availability, part force of habit). Since I had pistachios around for the trail mix, I decided to come up with […]

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Raw, Vegan Manicotti

October 16, 2013

Zucchini marinara, as all of you know, is a staple in my home. It’s a simple recipe: zucchini ribbons, mixed with fresh raw marinara sauce, chunks of creamy avocado, and fresh herbs. I keep raw marinara in my freezer at all times, which makes it easy for me to prepare this simple bowl at a […]

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