zucchini pasta

Thinking Outside the Raw Box: Zucchini Alfredo with Cherry Tomatoes, Basil, and Seared Tempeh

March 12, 2012

Thanks to everyone who commented yesterday on Katie’s Green Recovery story! It’s hard to think outside the box. It’s hard in life, and it’s also heard in the realm of food and cooking. This is never more true than in the raw foods world, where so many stark distinctions are drawn between what’s RAW and […]

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Raw Spaghetti and Beet Balls; Juicing Questions Answered!

January 31, 2012

Thanks for getting so excited about yesterday’s juice post! Before I tell you all about the fantastic raw “beet ball” recipe I recently made from recycled juice pulp and almond pulp, I wanted to pause to answer a couple of questions that popped up about juicing. If I don’t answer your particular question in this […]

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Zucchini Pasta with Roasted Butternut Squash and Creamy Garlic Sauce

October 4, 2011
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Glad everyone liked the looks of my curried carrot and red grape slaw!!! This week, temperatures plummeted for the first time since I’ve lived in DC. In a span of only a few hours, it seemed, we’d gone from swampy heat to the distinctive chill of autumn. Fall is my favorite season, and so I […]

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Hemp Pesto Recipe

July 28, 2011

Happy Thursday! As of today, I have exactly two weeks of my crazy summer Chem II class remaining. Given that I haven’t slept more than 4-5 hours nightly on a weeknight since class started, I’m excited to realize that I’m more than halfway done. Phew. I’ve never needed a lot of sleep (and I think […]

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Peanut Butter and Tomato Sauce. Seriously.

June 9, 2011
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I don’t really think of myself as a cook who comes up with a lot of wild flavor combinations, but I suppose there are quite a few things I’ve put together wackily: avocados and chocolate, hempseeds and chickpeas, tahini and banana, to name a few. Today’s recipe—peanut butter and tomato sauce—may be the weirdest thing […]

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April 27, 2011
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So then this happened: Yeah. The motor’s slightly injured, too. Seriously? Don’t ask me how I managed to destroy several parts of an appliance that is, for all intents and purposes, indestructible. I’m just good like that. Or, I’m sleep deprived. Le sigh.

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Deconstructed Lasagna (Pasta)

October 29, 2010
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Great responses to yesterday’s post! I’ve been meaning to talk about fasting for a while, and was hoping it would spark a discussion as thoughtful as that one. One thing that kept coming up in the comments was the idea of lightness, and how raw foodism often serves to preserve that feeling while all the […]

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